Category archives: Landscape

  • Argyll - September - Part 2

  • I was in quite a lot of pain after my exploits on Monday, so spent most of the day on some academic work before venturing out the following evening to catch the sunset on the west coast near Dunstaffnage Castle. This point lies a few miles north of Oban and access is made easier by the presence [...]
  • Argyll - September - Part 1

  • I am spending a week in Argyll, on the west coast of Scotland. It was in another part of Argyll, Morvern on the mainland opposite the Isle of Mull, where my love for the Highlands was born and developed. My parents, for several years, brought us all to the same house there for 2 or 3 weeks in th[...]
  • Lewis and Harris - December/January

  • spent last Christmas and New Year on the Isle of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides. Those who know me well will understand why this was. The stay coincided with some of the most severe storms to visit the UK for some time, but once we arrived after a day's delay we remained cosy in our warm and well-equi[...]
  • Yorkshire Dales - November

  • November last year I spent a week in Grassington, Wharfedale, North Yorkshire. I was taking advantage of the proximity of a friend I wanted to visit and the possibility of catching some autumn colours in an area I had wanted to explore for some time. Wharfedale is surrounded by rolling hills criss-[...]
  • English Lakes - December

  • few weeks ago I spent a couple of days in the English Lake District. The weather was mixed but I was prepared with a list of waterfalls to visit if there was no prospect of sunshine. An advantage for landscape photography at this time of year is that the light is potentially good all day - the sun [...]