Scotland landscapes

Finding wildlife and photographing it can sometimes take your eye off whats around you and the landscapes your in , always looking through the long lens and getting the same perspective , i took some time out while in Scotland to try my hand at some landscapes around Loch Garten , these are a few … More Scotland landscapes

Rain rain rain !

Well it couldn’t last , the weather turned from blue skies and cold yesterday to wet and cold today. But that didn’t stop us getting out in the mountains looking for Hares, After a long 1000 ft climb we were well above the snow line with small coveys of Grouse all around us but we … More Rain rain rain !

Mountain Hares

We had a great day today after a shaky start when a Hare ran right towards us and I must have pushed the lens switch to manual accidentally , oops no focus , Gutted !! but we had more luck later with hares moving all around us.    

Cairngorm Mountain

Blue skies and sun greeted us this morning and temperatures well below freezing, an ideal day to go up into the Cairngorms , we got to the top car park early with hardly a car in sight. £ 11-50 later we were on the Rail link to the top , with such a clear day … More Cairngorm Mountain

scotland

Well i’m here at last in the Cairngorms , and its cold but Crested Tit , Red Squirrels , Deer and Pine Martins are about here somewhere, all we have to do is find them ! We visited the Loch Garten forest today and straight away found Crested Tits at some feeders with a Red … More scotland

More Snakes

Well this time i had some luck on my side , out in search of Adders again i found a dead mouse , it  had not been dead long and was right by where i had seen Adders sun bathing. After setting up and getting comfortable i waited to see if anything was going to … More More Snakes

Adders Again

Having tried over the past few weeks to successfully capture a decent image of the Adders living near to me , yesterday payed off , with one staying put long enough for me to get some time photographing these difficult to see reptiles , i say difficult to see but it seems when you do … More Adders Again