Icy sunset silhouette on frozen Loch Vaa The setting sun projected its rays onto the icy surface of Loch Vaa, before an atmospheric walk home in the growing dark. The way goes through a mysterious woodland, low-hanging branches thick with mosses, seemingly meaningful ancient stones, and occasional wandering cattle which overwinter in the shelter of […]
Midwinter sunset at Clava Cairns, near Inverness Solstice greetings! I’m repeating myself, as this image was taken a full 10 years ago and I used an image from this day in a post from that time. Circles within circles of universal time, as the cairns of Clava symbolise. Although I’ve certainly developed as a photographer […]
Pine reflections at sunset, Loch Mallachie I love the quality of light at this time of year, especially on frosty, clear days like this. Rare, sparkling days that illuminate the gloom of a Scottish December. Sunset comes mid-afternoon, but beautiful sunsets with rich, warm rays striking horizontally for a graphic effect; cold air contracting into […]
After the daily pour had temporarily ceased. the sun obliged by granting me this lovely rainbow, and a beautiful reflection of the sunset rays on the hills.
The sun sets behind the Monadhliath mountains in the distance, through the branches of a lonesome pine, high above the main treeline.
Evening on the Glen Einich track, as the setting sun lit up these clouds from behind for a few short minutes, turning them to fire.
Sunset glow across Strathspey – the clouds cleared and the setting sun streamed across the land, turning the autumn colours to gold.
Scots Pine in heather bloom The light was just incredible on this late evening, just before sunset, the heather glowing purple and giving off clouds of pollen. Unfortunately there was not even the slightest breeze, and thick clouds of midges were taking full advantage. Its an exercise in pure mental focus to concentrate on a […]
Sunset clouds reflected in a lochan, Rothiemurchus This week, summer has come to Scotland, and we’ve been basking in the heat. The heather is coming now into full bloom, covering the land in a rich scented purple. In the cool of the evening the moorland scents are exquisite, heather primarily, with a sweetly strong note […]
Sunset Pine, Rothiemurchus Forest Its been a wee while since the last image email – I’ve been busy, and the weather this summer has been – well, I think its rained every single day since midsummer! This was on one of the good days recently when the sun deigned to shine, giving us a glorious […]
Glastonbury Tor at sunset With the town nestled around its base, the Tor is at the heart of the mystical Somerset landscape and sits on a major Earth energy line. This energy infuses the local landscape with a tangible feeling of gentleness, and a real heart-opening connection. Clouds were sweeping in for the evening and […]
The Reflection Pool, Rothiemurchus Braeriach glinting in the distance in the sunset light, as the surrounding Caledonian Forest is reflected in a small loch. I particularly like the glint of golden light on the crags to the right. Its not been a photographically inspiring month, it seems that most of the last month has been […]