The Grey Gull

This month’s photos started with a bird on a post, and they’re going to end with a different bird on post… What did this image teach me? Shooting a grey bird against a very grey ...

Home of the Clan Mackenzie

This is Eilean Donan, the ancestral home of the Mackenzie clan in the Highlands of Scotland. This particular version was rebuilt in the early 20th Century, but designed to match a much older blueprint. It ...

Little White Boat

There’s been something of a theme running through September’s photographs, I’m not sure if you noticed… most picture have either been from Scotland or featuring boats. This one combines both, as this little white boat ...

Episode 9 – Avon Calling

In this, the second episode of our Bath to Bristol (and back) trip along the Kennet & Avon canal / Avon River, we spend some time negotiating river locks, and Bristol Floating Harbour. We come ...

Rocks on the Loch

Another shot from Scotland, as quite a few over the last week or so have been… What did this image teach me? Photography is all about light. I was fortunate enough to catch a brief ...

The Lioness

This shot was buried deep in the archive, from something like 12 years ago, waiting for me to find it and post it. What did this image teach me? That it is always, always worth ...

Boat Upon Reflection

The angle of the early morning sun and the stillness of the water gave this boat a fantastic reflection. What did this image teach me? To appreciate just how reflective still water can be, and ...

Small Stones

I found this tiny stone artwork in the middle of the Isle of Skye, several years ago now. I don’t know who had the patience to create it, but thank you whoever you are. What ...