Autumn hils and early snow, Cairngorms, Scotland

Autumn Hills

Autumn colours and early snow, Cairngorms, from Torr Alvie An image from this week last year, on a day of sunshine and frost with the larch glowing bright orange across Rothiemurchus, and early winter snow on the Cairngorms behind.  The photo is taken from the mysterious wee hill of Torr Alvie, which is covered in […]

Lily Loch reflections

Lily Loch

Evening reflections at the Lily Loch Inspirational Image has been a bit quiet recently – three weeks seem to have gone by in the space of one! A summer evening at one of my favourite places, Lochan Mor in Rothiemurchus, otherwise known as the Lily Loch.  Regular readers may notice that the loch and its […]

Loch Morlich Sunset

Loch Morlich Sunset

Sunset, Loch Morlich, Cairngorms National Park We’ve had some fabulous early spring days, misty-hazy days of surprising warmth (when you’re in the shelter away from the Northerly wind).  Come sun-down and the temperature drops instantly about 10 degrees.  I timed this evening trip to Loch Morlich perfectly, with amazing fiery colours developing after sunset. Here’s […]

loch vaa sunset

Loch Vaa sunset

Sunset at Loch Vaa I’m loving this one – the glowing orange clouds reflected in Loch Vaa, on an evening stroll around the loch.  The walk started with heavy clouds and spitting rain, so this was a perfect end to the day.  I don’t think I have ever seen Loch Vaa so low – it […]

September morning mist, Craigellachie Birch wood

Beams of Light

Morning Mist, Craigellachie birch wood Most of September has been rather dreich, but thursday morning dawned with thick mist, and a slight frost early on.  I was hopeful that the mist would burn through and grabbed the camera.  Sure enough, a deep blue sky started showing through the mist, and I was able to take […]