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 →


Tayinloan, Kintyre, Argyll

Tayinloan, Kintyre, Argyll My first trip out doing some landscapes in a long time had me visiting Tayinloan, Kintyre, Argyll, an area I photographed a while ago but under different lighting conditions. Light on this evening was nice and warm until the sun set and almost instantly all the colour faded to a dull evening... Continue Reading →

Stormy Rhinns Lighthouse

Rhinns Lighthouse in The Storm I was a bit devastated this week when I seen another storm coming Islay's way and I was back on the mainland for a week so I'm posting an image of Rhinns Lighthouse during some stormy weather not so long ago to make up for it. The image was capture... Continue Reading →

Terrific Tuesday Trials: Alike – Feral Goats

A new photography challenge created by LenzExperiments has a theme of 'Alike' this week. For this theme I'm posting an image of two feral goats whilst walking to Soldier's Rock, Mull of Oa, Islay. Trying to get close to these goats is extremely hard as they are so fast, nimble and agile, even on the rock... Continue Reading →

Ardnahoe Loch, Islay at Sunset

My first post to the challenge by where's my backpack. This week Ailsa's theme is 'Glow' and what better time as finally we are getting a bit of high pressure here on Islay and that means 'Sunsets' 🙂 it's been a long time since my last sunset, the joys of living on an Island on the... Continue Reading →

Water Splash

Jennifer Nichole Wells theme this week is 'Purple' which coincides with a few images I was going to post, the images  are close-up/macro's of water splashes and was my second attempt at water splash photography. I have to admit this session went a lot better than my first and I was a lot happier with... Continue Reading →

Cee’s Black & White Challenge

Another Photography Challenge this time run by Cee's Photography and I couldn't give this a miss as I love Black and White Photography so thought I would give this a go. The current theme is Flowers and my entry is a close-up of a water drop from some early morning dew. I have no idea what... Continue Reading →

Sonel’s Photo-Editing Challenge – Macro and/or Close Up

A new photo challenge blog found courtesy of Cee's Photography is Sonel's Corner Photo Editing Challenge which I think I'll try my hat at and see how we get on. My first post to this in line with their current theme of Macro and/or Close-up is one of a spider just hanging on it's web. In... Continue Reading →

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