I’m rather fond of Scotland. I don’t go there nearly as much as I ought to, mainly because it’s such a hike, but every time I’ve been I’ve discovered something new. Whether it’s the tranquility of Loch Lomond and the Trossachs, the stark beauty of Glencoe or the nordic history and diverse bird life of Shetland, it’s got pretty much everything. Continue reading North of the border
I love the Lake District, almost as much as I love Iceland. The weather is just as unpredictable, with the result that there is potential for wonderful light, which feels extra special if you’ve had to wait days for it. When I last went, in October, I was spoiled by pretty much perfect conditions the whole time, but this week just gone I had to wait almost a whole week between finding a beautiful location for a classic Lakeland image and actually getting the photo I wanted.
Continue reading Lakes break
Last year, The Guild of Photographers asked me if I’d like to come along with them on a photo tour of Iceland. I don’t need to tell you my response. Acting as a combination of participant and Iceland ‘expert’ (I hesitate to use that termÂ as I know there is so much I still have to learn about the country) I flew to my second home on 10th March andÂ spent 8 amazing days with a lovely group of photographers and our brilliant guide, Siggi.