The early and late hours of the day are usually the most interesting for landscape photography, and this is especially true on sunny days. Getting older makes it easier to get up early, and it also helps that sunrise isn’t as early in autumn as in summer. One morning on the Isle of Harris, I…… Continue reading Isle of Harris, Outer Hebrides
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
Wind and waves have travelled thousands of kilometres over the North Atlantic when they arrive at the west coast of the Isle of Harris.
New photos from the Isle of Harris. It was a sunny week with almost no clouds. We even swam in the sea.
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
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 west coast of the Isle of Harris is the edge of the old world. The wind blowing in the face has passed over North Atlantic icebergs on its way to the Outer Hebrides. The next stop westward is 3’000 kilometers away with a lot of water in between, a route has been sailed by…… Continue reading Scarista Beach, Isle of Harris
Elgol – or Ealaghol in Gaelic – 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 – 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 is a video from and about Scotland’s isles and highlands – where the elements play and fight with each other. Filmed in Glencoe, Buachaille Etive Mòr, Skye, and Mull. Music is “Hypnos II” by HECQ (used with permission). Credits Music: ‘’Hypnos II (Lost For Words)’ by Hecq Published by Erased Tapes Music Courtesy of…… Continue reading Elements