Losgaintir, Isle of Harris

Dusk at Losgaintir, Isle of Harris

Fadhail Losgaintir (or Luskentyre in English) is a large, shallow bay on the Isle of Harris. The green-blue water sculptures the white sand and constantly creates new rippling patterns. When the sun sets, the warm light contrasts with cool blue shadows. While taking photographs at dawn, I placed my bag on the ground. After a…… Continue reading Losgaintir, Isle of Harris

Evening in Elgol

Clouds hang over the Cuillin mountains when the sun sets in Elgol in the Isle of Skye, Scotland.

As I look at the timetables for trains and¬†ferries to the Hebrides, I found¬†some¬†captures from last year: evening moments in Elgol¬†with its picturesque rocks and dramatic cloud formations over the Cuillin mountains. Elgol always offers something different on every visit: the spectrum covers everything¬†from raw gale forces with¬†rain over the mountains, to cold blue tones…… Continue reading Evening in Elgol

Luskentyre, Isle of Harris

A rain squall approaches Luskentyre beach on the Isle of Harris, Outer Hebrides, Scotland.

The Calmac ferry took us over the Little Minch to¬†the harbor of Tarbert on the Isle of Harris in the Outer Hebrides. At the end of the road to Luskentyre beach, we crossed the high dunes and arrived¬†at the beach. A¬†rain squall approached and we were immersed in a mixture of¬†water¬†and¬†sunlight reflected by the wet…… Continue reading Luskentyre, Isle of Harris

The Cuillins from Elgol

The Cuillins from Elgol in the evening sunlight.

Elgol ‚Äď or Ealaghol in Gaelic ‚Äď is a small village¬†at the Southwest coast of¬†the Strathaird peninsula in the Isle of Skye. Being a fisher and crofter village, the¬†population¬†today¬†is about¬†150 ‚Äď less than before the Highland Clearances. Elgol’s¬†rocky seashore with the Cuillins in the background is famous among landscape photographers. The¬†popularity however contradicts the peacefulness…… Continue reading The Cuillins from Elgol

Elements

Elements is a video from and about Scotland’s isles and highlands ‚Äď where the elements play and fight with each other. Filmed in Glencoe,¬†Buachaille Etive M√≤r, Skye, and Mull. Music is “Hypnos II” by HECQ (used with permission).   Credits Music: ‚Äė’Hypnos II (Lost For Words)’ by Hecq Published by Erased Tapes Music Courtesy of…… Continue reading Elements