Photos from the collection Scotland

Achanalt, Strath Bran

Heading towards the west coast of Scotland, before torrential rain arrived to make us abandon our plans.

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Lichen-covered silver birch

Due to the exceptionally clean and humid air, I’m told. Near Strathpeffer in Scotland, photographed as the sun started to break through the rain.

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Red stags at dusk

Driving back from Tongue, on the far north coast of Scotland, our journey through part of the most remote areas of the Highlands coincided with dusk. Wild deer come down from the hills at this time of night to make their way to the water of the lochs. On seeing them crossing the road a […]

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Red stags at dusk

Driving back from Tongue, on the far north coast of Scotland, our journey through part of the most remote areas of the Highlands coincided with dusk. Wild deer come down from the hills at this time of night to make their way to the water of the lochs. On seeing them crossing the road a […]

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Red stags at dusk

Driving back from Tongue, on the far north coast of Scotland, our journey through part of the most remote areas of the Highlands coincided with dusk. Wild deer come down from the hills at this time of night to make their way to the water of the lochs. On seeing them crossing the road a […]

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A.A. Box, Glen Dye

Not many of these boxes now remain. Once, they were all locked and each member of the Automobile Association was issued with a key to open the boxes. The box is however now unlocked and open for anyone to use it. With mobile phones now in widespread use, most the boxes which remain are more […]

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Drumtochty

Rolling landscapes, damp weather and old stone walls. I love landscape photography in Britain.

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Colour me impressed

OK, OK, I know: I’m a city boy at heart. But I defy anyone to be less than impressed when rounding a corner on a lonely road in the Scottish Highlands at dusk to be confronted with a hillside covered in red deer does and stags.

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My lovely co-pilot

I’ve just realized, in shaking my head at how far behind I am on adding photos from the past two years, that I have only posted around half of the shots from our summer road trip in 2010! Here’s Jo at her all-time favourite beach: Oldshoremore, on the far north west coast of Scotland.

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Cnoc Fyrish, Alness, Scotland

Looming over Evanton on the Cromarty Firth is Cnoc Fyrish and the strange construction on its summit is the Fyrish Monument. The construction was the brainchild of Sir Hector Munro of Novar, who had it built in 1792 to provide work for the unemployed during the time of the Highland Clearances.

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