Lochan Mor reflections on a perfect early autumn day

Autumn Tranquility

Lochan Mor, Rothiemurchus Lochan Mor in the golden hour before sunset, on a perfect early autumn day of complete calm, and incredible clarity of light.  This was a few weeks ago at the end of September – we haven’t had any days like this since!  Its wonderful to experience such colour and clarity, a feeling […]

Loch Mallachie sunset in perfect callm

Loch Mallachie Sunset

Perfect evening calm, Loch Mallachie Loch Mallachie is really just a slightly deeper bit of the surrounding bog, close by the famous Osprey reserve of Loch Garten in Strathspey.  Stunted, characterful pines grow out from the marshy edges, and from the small island.  The loch is home to many birds which breed here in the […]

Reed Reflections

Reeds, Craigellachie Nature Reserve, Strathspey. You’ve probably noticed one or two images from the reed-lochan over the last few months – and here we are again, on a bitter morning (the loch is on the north side of a hill, in shadow by 11am at this time of year) with fresh ice and a freezing […]

Loch Garten Reflection

Loch Garten, Strathspey. A perfect morning at Loch Garten, with the water completely still for wonderful reflections.  The inevitable thunderstorm broke just after we got home – what impeccable timing. “Music is your own experience, your thoughts, your wisdom. If you don’t live it, it won’t come out your horn.” – Charlie Parker.