Showing posts from November, 2017

Scotland 2016, Glen Etive

On our way up to Skye and the islands, passing through Glen Coe, we made a slight diversion and drove a little way up Glen Etive.

The light was sensational and stayed that way all through Glen Coe.

Scotland 2016, A wet journey up, 25th September

At the end of September we visited Scotland and the islands of Skye, Lewis and Harris. I had a workshop booked for 4 days on Harris, so the plan was that Alan and I would drive the camper van up there, I would do the workshop and return home by plane and Alan would drive the camper back to Arkesden. We went up to Scotland in weather that was pretty wet and about to become worse. Still I cannot complain about the photographic potential of those cloudscapes. We got over the border, stopped the night in Glasgow with friends, and paused by Loch Lomond to take pictures of the Falls of Falloch. As we continued north the weather worsened, although the rain was stormy with patches of terrific light coming through on occasions. We drove past Beinn Dubhchraig near Crianlarich, where there were some wonderful crepuscular rays and on to Ben Dórain where the rain stopped for a short while. Then finally to Glencoe looking moodily magnificent. We took a small side trip up Glen Etive but will come t…

Infrared from Wicken Fen

Later in January we went back to Wicken Fen and I used my infrared converted camera to take a few images. I have converted these to black and white.

A dark afternoon in Wicken Fen

These pictures date from January this year when I went with members of the Cambridge Camera Club to Wicken Fen, ostensibly to photograph birds. It was a very dull day, but we did see a marsh harrier as the evening was drawing in, not really photographable for me but nice to view. The konik ponies were grazing on the side of the river.

Venice alleys by day and night

Here is a collection of alley pictures I took in Venice, by day and then after dark. The last one is looking down to the door of our apartment.