Perth Winter Festival: Stories (2)

Seasonal happiness

Continuing the theme of things I saw on my travels around Perth one Saturday afternoon – this time, some rather more classical / stereotypical street-photography subjects in gritty black and white. Like this:Like Loading…

Perth Winter Festival: Stories (1)

Inexplicable Dinosaur

Continuing the theme of things I saw around Perth one Saturday afternoon… I have absolutely no idea what a chained-up dinosaur has to do with Christmas, but hey, I’ll let it live… Like this:Like Loading…

The Varying Moods of Scotland

Bang, thump

Summer in the Highlands? Hold a Games, break out the pipes and drums and play Scotland the Brave. Tourist season in Edinburgh? Break out the pipes and drums and play Scotland the Brave. Autumn, pretending to be winter, in Perth? Break out the pipes and drums and play Scotland the Brave. This was one of […]

Perth Street Stories: groups


Back in November, Perth council thought to hold a winter street festival – never mind that it wasn’t Christmas, Advent (at the time) or even winter yet, at least it was a good excuse to get folks tramping past the shop windows. Herewith, a handful of street scenes – a little different for me – […]

Bright Light / City

Bright Light / CIty

  A fairly obvious shot from a viewing location on the south side of the Tay, the road bridge disappearing in a stream of lights flowing to Dundee in the fog. At night. As a long exposure, because it’s what one does, right? Like this:Like Loading…

Mist over Strathearn


  One of my favourite views –¬†from above Monzie, looking along Strathearn to Glen Turret.   There’s a Highland Boundary Fault in there somewhere, too. Like this:Like Loading…

Stillness: the Pass of Brander

A small boat on Loch Awe

The reflections of Creag an Aonaich in Loch Awe on a calm day take some beating. Only question is: with or without the boat? Like this:Like Loading…

Around St Fillan’s

Robert Mulholland statue entitled "Still", a reflective silver figure installed in the shallows of Loch Earn at St Filan's.

Streetview Loch Earn is still an idyllic scene despite everyone stopping to take photos in St Fillan’s. Herewith, two obvious views: Personally, I like this view instead: There’s a time-/context-axis running from the far distance – first there was the landscape, then there was Robert Mulholland’s statue¬†Still, then there’s people taking photos of it, then […]

as dusk turns to dark

Loch Tay

Mist rising on Ben Lawers, taken from Kenmore on Loch Tay

Water: Around Loch Rannoch (4)

Two Elegances: cool blue evening light and a bird's take-off wake in the water

A final pair of images from the day’s trip around Loch Rannoch. Like this:Like Loading…