Islay Light

Port Ellen, Islay   Carraig Fhada, the square lighthouse, just outside Port Ellen is a famous landmark on Islay. It was commissioned in 1832 by Walter Frederick Campbell in memory of his wife Lady Ellenor Campbell. It stands in a fantastic setting at the edge of Kilnaughton Bay and watches over vessels [...]

By | 2017-08-27T19:10:33+00:00 August 27th, 2017|Scotland|0 Comments

Splash

Saligo Bay, Islay   Saligo Bay lies on the west coast of Islay and is a versatile place for seascape photography. The beach is a mixture of sand and huge rocky outcrops which jut out into the clear aqua seas. I arrived on the beach as a strong westerly wind [...]

By | 2017-08-26T13:10:28+00:00 August 26th, 2017|Scotland|0 Comments

Aground

Rubha a' Mhail, Islay On the 18th October 1974, the trawler the Wyre Majestic hit the rocks at Rubha a' Mhail just along the Sound of Islay from the Bunnahabhain Distillery. She ruptured her fuel tanks and was washed hard against the rocks where all efforts to reflect her failed. Today [...]

By | 2017-08-26T12:39:09+00:00 August 26th, 2017|Scotland|0 Comments

Redpoint Beach, Wester Ross

Red Point Beach, Wester Ross Red Point Beach is a wonderful place. It lies at the end of the single track road from Badachro and Opinan and is noted for its huge dunes, its stunning red sand and its amazing views across the Minch to Skye. There is a small car park at the end [...]

By | 2017-01-22T16:24:10+00:00 December 16th, 2016|Portfolio, Scotland|0 Comments

Destitution Road

Destitution Road, Wester Ross This beautiful road which is one of the most scenic in Wester Ross also has a dark history. It dates back to the 1800's and was built during the potato famine to provide employment and support for the community during hard times. The road runs from Dundonnell to Braemose Junction and this [...]

By | 2017-01-22T16:26:39+00:00 December 15th, 2016|Portfolio, Scotland|0 Comments