The coast at Portknockie features an intermingling of Cullen quartzite (dating from Lower Dalradian times, 650 million years ago during which time they’ve transformed from sedimentary sandstone through partial volcanic metamorphosis) and the usual Highland psammite and semi-pelite. The colours in these photos are more or less natural; it was totally stunning to be in […]
This is by way of a little tease. The Interwebs are full of photos of this lump of rock taken from a few yards to the right; I thought it would be more interesting to see it through the mouth of an adjacent cave instead.
Dunnottar Castle is a ruined medieval fortress located upon a rocky headland on the north-east coast of Scotland, about 2 miles south of Stonehaven. The current ruins date from the 15th and 16th centuries, but there is believed to have been fortification on the site since the Early Middle Ages. The ruins of the castle […]
At last, last year’s photos are all processed and finished! Herewith, a selection of snaps from a New Year’s Day stroll along the beach in Brighton and Hove. Thought for the day: art is what you make of it, not the subject-matter to hand.
A continuation of, and the latest in, the “Crail Harbour Rocks” theme – I’ve already posted a comparison of the original study at this location from 2007 against a similar closeup from 2015; here we have a classic intimate-landscape view – optimum golden-hour light at sunset touching the rocks from foreground into the distance.
Three views of the beach at Crail – for the geologists, the rock is old red Devonian sandstone. For everyone else, the seaweed is slippery and the water is wet.
Down on the sea front, looking toward the disused BT radio transmitter station
Just above Portpatrick, heading up the first few hundred yards of the Southern Upland Way looking back to the harbour. 3-shot HDR using HDR Camera+ for Android, processed in Aviary.