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”.
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!
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.
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...
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.