The Joy of Self Isolating

Blue Hour in the Highlands of Scotland.

With the UK in lock down I’ve noticed lots more people walking past my house. It’s ironic! Despite this I know many more people are doing what’s asked and are staying at home. I for one am using this as an opportunity to review the huge number of images I shot last year and I’m … Continue reading The Joy of Self Isolating

Scottish Highlands Again

Scotish highlands at dawn

Friday Image No. 221 The Highlands of Scotland at dawn. Five images stitched. Fuji X-T3, Fuji 55-200 lens at 55mm. ISO160, 1.3" at f/11.0. 3 stop soft ND Grad. I headed out last night to meet up in the Peak District a good friend. The intention was to visit one of the dramatic stone formations … Continue reading Scottish Highlands Again

The Nik Collection 2 Review

Apologies if you were waiting for last week’s Friday Image that didn’t arrive. That’s because I was doing a bit of a tour around the UK and couldn’t fit everything in. Part of my problem was unexpectedly managing to lay my hands on an early release of the new Nik Collection. This allowed me to … Continue reading The Nik Collection 2 Review

Friday Image on Saturday – oops

Scottish Highland mountains at dawn

The Scottish Highlands. Four image stitch using a Fuji X-T3 and 50-200 lens. ISO160, 1/25" at f/11.0. Tripod mounted and Kase 0.9 ND Soft Grad filter. I’m starting with an apology for not posting this week's Friday Image on a Friday. The past week has been rather frantic with quite a few time critical things: … Continue reading Friday Image on Saturday – oops

My New Favourite Lens for the Fuji X System

Scottish Highlands, Fuji X-T3, Samyang 12mm lens, Kase 0.9 Soft ND Grad filter. ISO160, f/8.0, 1/00" handheld. I have a new favourite lens for my Fuji X series cameras, but I can’t explain why. It’s the Samyang 12mm. That’s right, a Samyang lens. It’s sharp, I mean really sharp and it feels very well made. … Continue reading My New Favourite Lens for the Fuji X System

More Landscape Photography from the Scottish Highlands

Lake Assynt, Scotland

Lake Assynt, Scotland. Three shot panoramic with a Fuji X-T3. See below for full description. Today I wanted to share another image from my recent Scotland trip. I suspect there will be a few more yet to come. Originally, I had intended this to be a black and white shot, but it doesn’t work as … Continue reading More Landscape Photography from the Scottish Highlands

Friday Image No. 218

Looking towards Ullapool in the Scotish Highlands after sunset

Looking towards Ullapool in the Scottish Highlands. Three frames Fuji X-T3, Fuji 55-200 lens at 100mm. ISO160, 2.5" at f/10.0. Tripod mounted with Kase 3 stop soft ND Grad filter. I don’t have a great deal to share this week other than a recent image. The week’s flown by and I haven’t even posted a … Continue reading Friday Image No. 218

Landscape Photography in the Highlands of Scotland

Sunrise in Assynt, Scotland. Fuji X-T3, Samyang 12mm lens, 1/15" at f/11.0 and ISO160. Kase 0.9 ND Soft Grad filter. Tripod mounted. If you were expecting a Friday image last week I apologise. I was in the highlands of Scotland for a week, trying to cram in as much landscape photography as possible. I had … Continue reading Landscape Photography in the Highlands of Scotland