Travel photography... I haven’t had much experience in this type of photography before my road trip around Scotland last spring. But I think it was actually an advantage that helped me to create my own unique photo-story. And I’m very pleased with how it turned out.To begin with, I have to say that to me photography is all about capturing emotions and feeling and “rules” come second. I’m a firm believer that it is more important to develop our own style and vision rather than imitate someone... continue reading
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(Continued fromhttps://www.dreamstime.com/blog/summer-scotland-part-i-48775)Whisky distilleriesThe main source of income for Scotland is whisky which is exported to almost every corner of the world. Many of the distilleries are open for visitors so make sure to visit (at least!) one when you are in Scotland. Hint: often the guided tours end with a free sample...EdinburghEdinburgh is a vibrant city with many attractions. Edinburgh Castle is of course the main attractionbut... continue reading
Summer in Scotland - well, it sounds a bit contradictory… Scotland is probably not the first destination you will think of when you plan your summer vacation. Most people will associate summer with beaches, lots of sun, and a nice warm climate. These are, without offending anyone, not characteristics of Scotland! However, there are many other reasons for paying Scotland a visit and judged on the crowds at some of the attractions, not all people go to the beaches for their summer vacation.Beautiful... continue reading
Got an email from DT today with my first photo apporoved. Gave me a little thrill, but, not allowing myself to get too carried away. After all, it was just a photo of some rocks.I actually had to go to Scotland from Australia to take that photo.And it was around 40 years ago that I was at the same place, (Findhorn Bay), where I first saw the stony beach around a bay that empties at low tide.Naturally, the buyer, if there ever is one, doesnt know that, nor the memories and emotions that go with... continue reading
Saturday the 22nd April was lovely sunny day, albeit a bit cold outside.Lighting was perfect to capture some images.I decided to travel to Loch Leven as its a place I've heard of but never been to before.I was unsure what to expect.So here goes, i type 'Loch Leven' into the Sat Nav and on the road I go.Ended up lost down a farm track but gave me the opportunity to steal a few snaps. Eventually I made it to a place called 'Loch Leven Larder' this was a small garden centre type... continue reading
Over the past few weeks I've just passed my driving test and got myself on the road.Looking forward to accessing more locations with the camera.Anyway on with this blog.I've been off work for the Spring break and arranged a catch up with my mate Alex.It was Alex that introduced me to DSLR cameras over my mighty old Samsung compact a few years back.We met up and went up to Culross last week, beautiful wee old coastal town on the river Forth.The wind blew as I walked along the pier... continue reading
Today I received the news that I have reached 250 sales. Very good news especially when the image is a new one to sell, this is the image, Many of my images which sell are the food images, so I am particularly pleased with this sales as it widens my portfolio exposure. continue reading
On 18 th September 2014 Scotland votes ' yes ' for independence or no for' better together ' :As some point out a vote for yes will tear the two countries and the union apart.One effect of yes wouldbe that Scotland has no currency and no central bank. Alex Salmond says they'd continue to use the pound.Some say 'yes' as in the flower of ScotlandOthers say that common sense will prevail and it will be say no to divorcePray for the UK to be better together on Friday morning... continue reading
The Scottish National Party want Scotland to be an independent country and a referendum is planned for September 2014.Why with costs of all the additional politicians, ambassadors and civil servants one wonders do they want it. Taxes will surely rise to pay for it.Slogans like better together and stronger together are being quoted.Then miserable apartsprings to mind when you consider creating a border where presently none existsand one might invent a new slogan 'Divorce: say no'.... continue reading
Yesterday was Halloween so its surprising that this morning I already have images on Dreamstime.It came about because Highland Council arranged entertainment on Ness Islands for the evenings on Friday and Saturday 26th and 27th October. This was a brave decision because at this time of year, the islands situated in the middle of the River Ness can be flooded and / or underwater. The illuminated islands are reached by a bridge across the river and have many large trees. The tradition of Halloween... continue reading
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