Image Theft and Copyright Any serious photographer in this day and age has likely suffered the infuriating experience of image theft. People and businesses using your work without your permissionContinue reading “Image Theft: How I Successfully Defended My Copyright and Got Paid”
Following an unusually snow-less January, ‘real’ winter has recently returned to the Cairngorms National Park. Over the course of the last few weeks I have been pursuing my passion forContinue reading “Fifty-Plus Landscapes from Winter Adventures in the Caledonian Forest”
I’ve been taking a deep dive into my image archive to a wonderful day in 2008, exploring Glen Etive for photography in the snow. This was one of those daysContinue reading “The photos from this day in 2008 still look great. Glen Etive – one of the best days I ever had.”
Our first adventure of 2022 was a brief trip up to the Loch Maree/Torridon area in Wester Ross. Besides the Cairngorms this is probably my favourite area in the Highlands,Continue reading “First Photography of 2022: Torridon and Loch Maree with a New Lens”
This is one of those posts that I’ve had to start and restart writing several times. There’s just too much to tell. It’s been a remarkable year in many ways.Continue reading “2021 was a bizarre year, but here are my twelve most meaningful images.”
A Plan Suitable for the Weather This last Saturday was my final scheduled photography workshop of the autumn. The original plan for the day was to head to Creag MeagaidhContinue reading “Woods, Rain and Water – A Perfect Waterfall Photography Workshop”
It seems like I can’t go more than a few days without seeing a facebook post about another ‘dirty camping’ incident in the Highlands. And, as a ten-year resident of the Cairngorms, I feel like I’ve cleaned up more than my fair share of other people’s mess when I come across it during my photography adventures.
As July comes to a close, I’m keenly aware that I haven’t been very creative lately. That’s ok. I’ve always found that high summer is the least inspiring time ofContinue reading “The Best Time for Landscape Photography in Scotland”
A certain euphoria came over me as I dashed back and forth. This was living. My heart was bursting with the joy of the mountain. My lungs breathed the clarity of the air. My blood flowed with the purity of the water that flowed and pooled in the rocks. My eyes sparkled with richness of the morning light. My body felt the coldness of the wind and stone, but met it with its own life and warmth. A part of everything. Not apart from it.
For many years I’ve wanted to spend a night camped at the spectacular Coire Mhic Fhearchair in Torridon. This magnificent coire is one of the finest in Scotland, owing toContinue reading “Coire Mhic Fhearchair – A Perfect Torridon Night”