Astrophotography at Ballochnafraean

Astrophotography at Ballochnafraean Another opportunistic outing a few nights ago when the weather unexpectedly gave a few hours of clear skies led me to do some Astrophotography at Ballochnafraean, Kintyre, Argyll. This is a spot I've had in mind since my Craigaig Waterfall Post which I had noticed on the drive back from there. A... Continue Reading →

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Astrophotography at Saddell Castle

Astrophotography at Saddell Castle This was my second attempt at Astrophotography at Saddell Castle within a few weeks. The first outing did not go well at all, I had all sorts of issues with my gear and software. Focusing Issue For my Astrophotography I use a Samyang 14mm f2.8 manual focus lens which up until... Continue Reading →

Star Trails Over Gigha & The Island Queen

Star Trails Over Gigha & The Island Queen Last night I headed out with the camera to capture some Star Trails Over Gigha & The Island Queen boat wreck at Tayinloan, Kintyre, Argyll. My main plan was to get Star Trails over the Island Queen, I wasn't really looking for anything else. The Island Queen... Continue Reading →

Campbeltown Airport Tower & The Milky Way

Campbeltown Airport Tower & The Milky Way Another clear night was forecast which gave me the opportunity to capture two images of Campbeltown Airport Tower & The Milky Way, I'm still riding my wave of Astrophotography enthusiasm after my recent post capturing the Milky Way & Aurora. However, this was only an opportunistic shot as... Continue Reading →

Aurora & Milky Way at The Island Queen

Aurora & Milky Way at The Island Queen A last minute outing ended up working out well as I managed to capture the Aurora & Milky Way at The Island Queen, Tayinloan, Kintyre. A check on the forecast was giving clear skies, so a quick glance at the position of the Milky Way on Planit Pro... Continue Reading →

Lussa Loch Star Trails & Aurora

Lussa Loch Star Trails & Aurora One of the advantages of living in the country in the West Coast of Scotland is the dark skies, a great night was forecast so I out with the camera to capture Lussa Loch Star Trails & Aurora. Clear skies were forecast and the moon was not sue to rise... Continue Reading →

Star Trails in Kintyre

Star Trails in Kintyre Last night's clear skies in the West Coast of Scotland allowed me the opportunity to give some star trails a practice. I had found this abandoned boat a few weeks ago when I was out looking for a Plan B when my original shoot went wrong and decided that I would... Continue Reading →

Milky Way Over Campbeltown

Milky Way Over Campbeltown A very clear and calm night gave me the opportunity to capture the Milky Way Over Campbeltown, a shot that I have had on my to do list for some time. Admittedly I could have controlled the highlights better and actually had in the first take of this shot but my alignment... Continue Reading →

Aurora at The American Monument, Islay

Aurora at The American Monument, Islay It was not my intention to capture the Aurora at The American Monument, Islay, I headed down there to do a Milky Way shoot, with a Plan B of capturing some of the meteoroid's from the Virginids meteor shower, there was no original Plan C. Enroute, things were not... Continue Reading →

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