Travel

I'm lucky enough to travel a lot but I also aim to understand a place in some depth. So I like to find out about the local history, sociology, wildlife and local arts. I prepare for a trip by looking up photos of the famous sights, they're usually a good guide both about the local visual interest and also a warning of what has already been done or over-done.
I try to use the tools of modern photojournalism and photography to communicate how I feel about a place. You’ll see that I have used Portrait, Street, Interior, Historical, Abstract, Landscape, Historical, Wildlife, Phone-camera and Selfie genres at different times for specific effects.

Salamon leap at Rogie Falls

Salamon leap at Rogie Falls

The Scottish mist has seen off the blue sky for my way back to Inverness to close the loop of this trip. The rain gets the salmon leaping at Rogie Falls, it’s amazing to see these fish leap so far and so high.

Read more: Salmon a’leaping - Highlands roadtrip 7

Cows on the Assynt coastal road

Assynt coastal road

Quinag viewed from the Assynt coastal road

Driving round the fabulous Assynt coastal road on the peninsular between Lochinver to Kylesku.

Read more: Assynt coastal road - Highlands roadtrip 6

Loch Seaforth, North Harris

Bikers at the pass above Loch Seaforth, North Harris, Outer Hebrides

Life is good - at Hushinish, North Harris, Outer Hebrides

Fantastic roads and brilliant beaches on North Harris, Outer Hebrides.

Read more: Hushinish, Harris – Islands roadtrip 4

Atlantic sunset, Borve, Isle of Lewis

Silver sand dunes, Miaghaig, Isle of Lewis

Silver sand beach, Miaghaig, Isle of Lewis

Dunes and silver sand beaches at the end of the road along the west side of the Isle of Lewis.

Read more: West Side, Lewis - Islands roadtrip 3

On the beach at Durness, NW Scotland

Smoo Bay, Durness, Highlands, Scotland

Loch More, Highlands

Clear blue sky in Durness after breakfast; and wildlife everywhere: rabbits on the lawns, migrating birds and local sparrows feasting on feeders. The feast of topography is immediately apparent, the vertical cliffs and sandy beaches.

Read more: Ullapool - Highlands roadtrip 2

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