Coniston Old Man Sunrise

Coniston Old Man Sunrise Coniston old Man, Lake District, UK The view from the summit of the Old Man of Coniston down to Low Water and beyond was breathtaking on this crisp winter morning.

Serenity

Serenity Torridon, Scotland An incredible morning standing above Loch Clair in Torridon. When we first arrived the visibility was reduced and the mountains remained wrapped in mists. There had been fresh snowfall overnight and a hard frost which encased the trees in a layer of white. As the morning progressed the peaks of Liatach and … Read More

Sgurr Dubh

Sgurr Dubh Torridon, Scotland An impeding storm front meant that my time in Torridon was limited. So before I went on a low walk around Loch Clair. Sliding down banks and through woodlands this scene revealed itself. After a few minutes trying to prop my tripod in the correct position I was able to capture … Read More

Cairngorm Plateau

Cairngorm Plateau Cairngorms, Scotland What must be one of the most memorial places I’ve witnessed in Scotland. The Cairngorm plateau is a vast area of raised mountainous terrain running from Cairngorm to Ben Macdui, an inhospitable place at anytime of year let alone in the depths of winter. Although there was a sustained wind of … Read More

Ice River

Ice River Cairngorms, Scotland The River Dee with unusual layers of ice which had formed overnight. These were highly fragile and only a millimetre thick in places. Braeriach can be seen under the cloud beyond.

Devil’s Sunset

Devil’s Sunset Cairngorms, Scotland After climbing up some very steep slopes towards the summit of Devil’s Point we were greeted with some grand views. The sculpted snow made for some enticing foregrounds. All we needed was to wait for the sun to appear from behind a bank of cloud which made a great end to … Read More

The Lairig Ghru

The Lairig Ghru Cairngorms, Scotland Descending into the Lairig Ghru from the Cairngorm Plateau was an incredible sight. The haze in the air added to the atmosphere of the scale of the scene. We were against time to get down to safer ground before the last if the light went but we just had a … Read More

Devil’s Point Sunrise

Devil’s Point Sunrise Cairngorms, Scotland Early light clips the summit of Devil’s Point above Corrour bothy in the heart of the Cairngorms from the Lairig Ghru

Carn Etchachan

Carn Etchachan Cairngorms, Scotland The rocky peak of Carn Etchachan stands high above Loch Avon from the snow covered slopes of Hell’s Hum Crag

Loch Torridon

Loch Torridon Winter Torridon, Scotland Whilst walking up a trying section of Beinn na h-eaglaise I appreciated the break and a chance to drop my bag. The remnants of early morning fog began to dissipate revealing the mass of Beinn Allign hidden beneath a blanket of snow.