Category Archives: photos

Merry Christmas from Edinburgh

Wishing you all a very Merry Christmas from among the sparkling lights of Edinburgh. This tree always looks so beautiful in its dramatic setting on The Mound, overlooking Princes Street. It’s a gift to our city from the people of … Continue reading

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Mountains, Clouds and Lochs

We packed up and headed North again on Monday. Those of you who have been following for a while will know that we are heading to the West coast village of Plockton, but the route there is stunning, no matter … Continue reading

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Two Tails

Some times two tails, and two noses are better than one. The smell of the freshly landed langoustines was just too much to resist.

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Plockton Dreams

Back in Edinburgh I’m dreaming of Plockton already. The wonderful clear light and picturesque reflections make it on of the prettiest villages in North West Scotland. It’s an artists and photographers dream, and they have been flocking to Plockton for … Continue reading

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Late Light over Skye

When you visit Lochalsh and Skye one of the first things which will steal your artistic heart is the light quality. The clear air and the water all around, bounce this light in fascinating and incredible ways, leading to beautiful … Continue reading

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Working with Extras

I have been both blessed and cursed to have three built in extras whenever I’m out on a photo shoot. Sometimes I’m out primarily to walk the dogs, and the photos are an added extra, and sometimes I’m out to … Continue reading

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Cloud Calls

Yesterday, late afternoon, the clouds parted over the hills, and more fresh blue skies and light poured down on us. The earth became a lush vivid green, which sat beautifully next to the sky blues above. However my attention was … Continue reading

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Sea Horses

Wild sea wind whipped over Brooding blue waves tinged with gold Combing their foam manes

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Skye sized Room

We all need enough space and room to grow and breathe. Here on the North East tip of the Isle of Skye you will find more room than you will ever need. The landscape of the Quiraing is spacious and … Continue reading

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Stone Wrinkles

Formed at the base of a warm coral filled sea, these beautiful wrinkled rocks proudly show us their marks of time. Once lapped by salty waves, they sit now high on a mountainside on the Isle of Skye. Far to … Continue reading

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