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”
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”
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”
Day One: Friday 17th December I only happened to glance at my phone, on Thursday night, when I saw the synoptic chart that had just been published by the MountainContinue reading “The Great Inversion, Part One: The Scallywag and the Pilgrim”
Heading home I saw the hillsFrom the North the Cairngorms display their true size. From other angles pretending at being small. Vast, precipitous, and they beckon. Lairigs draw breath TheContinue reading “Rime Ice (A Mountain Poem)”
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 occurred to me the other day, while I was walking up a hill through long grass beneath shady birch trees, that the most important and enduring relationship we haveContinue reading “Land the Person”
This is where it all began, the first collaboration between David and Hamish on Hamish’s latest album – The Woods.
Over the course of a year I collected footage from the Caledonian Forest of the Cairngorms National Park to compile into a short film. I wanted to show the unbelievable diverse beauty of Scotland’s ancient woodlands, in every season and type of weather.