Loch Duich Sunset
Loch Duich Sunset

Loch Duich Sunset

I hold firmly in the belief that Loch Duich is one of the most magnificent lochs in all of the Highlands. Stretching out to sea from its eastern shores in Glen Shiel, it is surrounded on all sides by stunning mountains including the famous Five Sisters of Kintail. From the point where it is joined by Loch Long near Dornie,…

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Glencoe Autumn Sunrise
Glencoe Sunrise

Glencoe Autumn Sunrise

Glencoe Autumn Sunrise was a shot that I had attempted two years earlier, planned well in advance by calculation of the sun's azimuth and altitude when seen from this location, so it was just a matter of patience - and good fortune - that the right conditions would prevail during the window of opportunity that I had identified. This is…

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Rannoch Moor Moonset and Sunrise
Rannoch Moor Moonset and Sunrise

Rannoch Moor Moonset and Sunrise

Rannoch Moor Sunrise was an image that I probably would not have taken had the choice of location had been in my control on this particular morning. I have been here many, many times before and the number of other photographers all lined up alongside the Loch na h'Achlaise was due testament to its now over-popularity. If I have a…

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First Light on An Teallach
First Light on An Teallach

First Light on An Teallach

An Teallach is one of the most distinctive and popular mountains of the Scottish Highlands; its distant and jagged ridge is a familiar sight to those travelling between Inverness and Ullapool. In translation An Teallach appropriately means ‘The Forge’, a name fully justified if one is fortunate enough to witness the first rays of the morning sun light up its…

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