Tag: photography

Snapshots of Bali – Part 2

Soon after I posted Part 1 of my Snapshots of Bali news filtered through of the devestating earthquake and subsequent tsunami that hit Palu and Sulawesi.  The pictures on TV have been utterly heartbreaking.   With 2,000 people killed and another 5,000 still missing this disaster is one of the deadliest since the massive Indian Ocean tsunami of 2004.  I’ve donated to the disaster emergency … Read More Snapshots of Bali – Part 2

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Snapshots of Bali – Part 1

The summer seems to have flown by and my blog’s been neglected of late.  Mainly this is due to a crazily busy time at work (even blogging has to take a back seat when you’re exhausted), but I’ve also been travelling. For my globetrotting I have my daughter to thank.  She’s been volunteering in Borneo all summer having recently left school.  When her end-of-trip … Read More Snapshots of Bali – Part 1

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Skye – Photo book competition

The Isle of Skye has a special place in Scots’ hearts.  It’s a land forged from hard, jagged rocks, often swirling in cloud, that evokes wildness, mystery and grandeur.  Rich in history and culture, its communities now depend on crofting, tourism and whisky for their livelihoods. I’m delighted to announce the second of my collaborations with Allan Wright, a well-known Scottish landscape photographer, in which … Read More Skye – Photo book competition

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A night out with the stars

  Inspired by those wonderful night time photos of the milky way or meteors streaking across the sky I headed out for a night with the stars. I’m pretty much a novice when it comes to knowing how to properly use a camera.  Sure, I’m a dab hand with the various auto settings and am comfortable messing about ‘off piste’ with manual controls, but … Read More A night out with the stars