A tree of fire

Mountain ash (Oct 2013)

Autumn has set light to this beautiful old mountain ash, photographed in the hills above Braemar.

Looking again at lichen

Garvellachs:  Lichen-covered wall

Some of my favourite photos, all taken in one place: Eileach an Naoimh, in the Garvellachs.

Lagavulin from Dunyvaig

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Lagavulin distillery from Dunyvaig – celebrating World Whisky Day!

Study in green and grey

Green and Grey

I loved the simple contrasts of this photo, taken on a walk in Wharfedale with Verity and Chris.   It could easily have been PhotoShopped to bring out the green against the grey, but since I have no idea how to use PhotoShop you can be assured that it hasn’t! Taken with my fast-deteriorating Lumix DMC-FX37. […]

Ice mountain


A fascinating study of ice crystals in a Knoydart river

Frost in Cwm Cynfal

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On a cold Welsh hillside, a ruined bothy is bathed in sunlight.

The warmth of a November wedding

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A prestigious award for Verity and Chris of Sansom Photography; and a look at one of their beautiful wedding albums from November

Frozen falls

Frozen falls

A natural wonderland of ice sculptures on the Machno river in North Wales

Icy shadows

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In January 2009, winter’s icy grip created beautiful light and shadow on the River Machno in North Wales

Autumn colours

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These leaves on a fothergilla bush in our garden seem to be lit from within.