Review - Musto BR1 Inshore Jacket

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Review - Musto BR1 Inshore Jacket

The Isle of Skye in winter can be a bit wet and windy, and when I say a bit I of course mean a lot. That doesn’t stop me getting outside however, as the good old saying goes “there’s no such thing as bad weather just inappropriate clothing”.

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Skye Diaries - Overnight Camp on the Trotternish

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Skye Diaries - Overnight Camp on the Trotternish

When the weather on Skye is looking good and it coincides with a bit of my free time I try to make the most of it. With that in mind I made an impulsive decision to head up onto the Trotternish Ridge in the north of Skye for an overnight camp to photograph the sunrise. At the same time I decided to try and make my first foray into the world of vlogging - see my effort below!

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Review - Sleeklens Lightroom Presets

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Review - Sleeklens Lightroom Presets

Something I have never made use of however is Lightroom presets. There are many companies out there offering presets for Lightroom to help simplify and speed up your workflow. However, after being approached by sleeklens, I thought I'd have a look at their presets and see how they fare. 

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The Charms of China

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The Charms of China

I've just returned from exploring the wonders of China with a group of 8 photographers - experiencing the real, authentic side of this varied and enigmatic country. 

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Skye Diaries - Castle ruins, ghosts & the aurora

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Skye Diaries - Castle ruins, ghosts & the aurora

All over Scotland there are tales of faeries, daemons, kelpies and monsters, and the Isle of Skye is no exception. With place names such as the Faerie Bridge, Pools & Glen, it’s little surprise that superstition has played a big part in the islands culture. One place in particular has more than its fair share of stories; Duntulm Castle...

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Species Spotlight - Puffins

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Species Spotlight - Puffins

Clown of the sea, sea-parrot, and the literal translation of their scientific name 'little brother of the north', puffins are one of those birds that seems to have universal appeal; they're cute, cuddly, adorable, hilarious and entertaining. They're also near the top of most wildlife photographer's wish-lists, certainly on mine at least.

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Skye Diaries - Latest Work

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Skye Diaries - Latest Work

It might only be the start of the season but it has been a pretty intense couple of months already up on Skye. Visitor numbers are out and I've been out pretty much everyday...

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Skye Diaries - A Dark Day

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Skye Diaries - A Dark Day

As I sit looking at this blank page I'm struggling to know where to begin. It's been a long week and it almost feels like a fading nightmare, that dark day. You might wonder why I'm being so melodramatic so let me explain...

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Skye Diaries - Settling In

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Skye Diaries - Settling In

Rewind two months ago and I was sat in my parent's home in Essex beginning to despair. I'd just received another rejection for a job application. Fast-forward to the present and I am sitting in a picturesque cottage by the coast on the Isle of Skye. Why?......

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