Posts about sutherland

The cold north west

I’m back from an extended break over Christmas and the New Year, which I spent with family in Scotland. My photographic goal was to get out and capture the landscape no matter what the weather threw at me, and I’m quite pleased with the shots I achieved in the “dreich” (grey, wet and overcast) weather. […]

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Balchrick, Scotland

Although it doesn’t look much, this remote – really remote – hamlet was the turning point on our mammoth road trip last summer, from Switzerland to Scotland and back.

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Balchrick, Scotland

The end of the road in the far north west of Scotland: permanenttourist.ch/blog/2011/02/balchrick-scotland/

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Oldshoremore, Scotland

Long exposure with a tripod (rapidly sinking into the sand) as well as grey grad and two stop ND filters. More information about the location at Permanent Tourist.

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Oldshoremore

Beyond Kinlochbervie lies one of the most beautiful sandy beaches in Sutherland: Oldshoremore.

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Oldshoremore, Scotland

Long exposure with a tripod (rapidly sinking into the sand) as well as grey grad and two stop ND filters. More information about the location at Permanent Tourist.

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Stoer, Scotland

A little house by the beach in a very quiet corner of Scotland may look idyllic, but I bet it’s a different story altogether when the temperature drops, the wind picks up, and the winter storms arrive from the arctic and from the north Atlantic.

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Stoer, Scotland

Yes, Scotland. The white sand beaches, rocky coastline and remote hamlets were what I’d travelled so far to see and this was the first of a series of stopping-off points along the remote coastline north of Lochinver. Despite the wind and the long, single-track road, the beach was pretty busy with walkers and surfers, taking […]

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