Mountains and Moorlands
"Landscape photography is the supreme test of the photographer - and often the supreme disappointment". - Ansel Adams
Frosty Morning at Black Rock Frosty Morning at Black RockFrosty Morning at Black Rock
Golden light bathes the frozen grasses at a frosty Black Rock Cottage with snow capped Stob Dearg in the distance.
Scottish Icons Scottish IconsScottish Icons
Two Scottish Icons, Stob Dearg and Black Rock Cottage on a frosty December morning
Fairy Pools, Glenbrittle Fairy Pools, GlenbrittleFairy Pools, Glenbrittle
A few fleeting moments of sunlight dapple the distant peak of Sgurr an Fheadain behind the dramatic and beautiful crystal clear waters and waterfalls of the 'Fairy Pools'
Bimilsvellir Church Bimilsvellir ChurchBimilsvellir Church
One of my personal favourites, The conditions were just perfect for this image of Brimilsvellir Church which sits on the Snæfellsnes Peninsula. I'm blessed to have arrived here early with undisturbed snow and a wonderful sky.
Brimilsvellir Footsteps Brimilsvellir FootstepsBrimilsvellir Footsteps
Another shot from wonderful Brimilsvellir in perfect conditions
Moonlit Blackrock Moonlit BlackrockMoonlit Blackrock
Blackrock cottage and Stob Dearg again although this time late at night and lit only by the moon. The shadows of the trees on the front of the cottage are caused only by moonlight.
Rannoch Moor on a bleak day, my eye was caught by the tree stumps sticking through the ice, remnants of the ancient Caledonian Forest that once covered much of the Highlands.
The Thaw Begins The Thaw BeginsThe Thaw Begins
The four peaks of the Black Mount look resplendent in their winter coat as the ice begins to melt on Rannoch Moor
Polnish Chapel Polnish ChapelPolnish Chapel
Wonderfully situated on a hill-top above Loch Ailort this little whitewashed church once served the now deserted townships of Ardnish and Polnish.
Church in the Wilderness Church in the WildernessChurch in the Wilderness
Bjarnarhofn chapel, a lovely but remotely stuated small wooden church near Stykkisholmur on the Snaefellsnes Peninsula
The Quiraing is a landslip on the eastern face of Meall na Suiramach, the northernmost summit of the Trotternish ridge on the Isle of Skye.
Old Manse Old ManseOld Manse
The remains of a long forgotten village and the ruin of what once was a Manse at Chill Chriosd (Kilchrist) Isle of Skye
Twiselton Scar Twiselton ScarTwiselton Scar
The fantastic limestone pavements at Twiselton Scar above Chapel-le-Dale