Leave the camera alone. Why 99% of your energy should go into the landscape itself.

One of the biggest mistakes we make as photographers is focusing our energy on learning new photographic techniques, processing skills, or obsessing over equipment. We should be focusing on theContinue reading “Leave the camera alone. Why 99% of your energy should go into the landscape itself.”

An Equinox Adventure: Golden Hour Photography at Stunning Loch Maree

Moonrise We arrived at Loch Maree in darkness, pulling into our usual spot beside the shore in an inconspicuous layby. The engine gave way to quietness; the headlights to darkness.Continue reading “An Equinox Adventure: Golden Hour Photography at Stunning Loch Maree”

Fifty-Plus Landscapes from Winter Adventures in the Caledonian Forest

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”

The photos from this day in 2008 still look great. Glen Etive – one of the best days I ever had.

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.”

2021 was a bizarre year, but here are my twelve most meaningful images.

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.”

The Great Inversion, Part Four: The White Goddess

Day Four: Tuesday 21st December Every great day of photography begins with a plan, a rough prediction of what weather and light might look like, which gives rise to anContinue reading “The Great Inversion, Part Four: The White Goddess”

The Great Inversion, Part Three: The Edge of Beauty

Day Three: Monday 20th December Scout and I returned to Whitewell in the early morning, not long after sunrise. Once again we ran from the van to the birch treesContinue reading “The Great Inversion, Part Three: The Edge of Beauty”

The Great Inversion, Part Two: Shadow of the Mountain

Day Two: Sunday 19th December The second day of the Great Inversion was Saturday 18th, but since I had to drive south to get my booster shot I wasn’t ableContinue reading “The Great Inversion, Part Two: Shadow of the Mountain”