Above St Monan’s

The zig-zag harbour wall at St Monan’s is one of those iconic photographic locations where it’s impossible to pitch-up with tripod on top of the wall without being joined by multiple other photographers all seeking to perpetrate much the same cliché photo. Being stuck in Fife already, I called in at the village and sent […]

Crail Harbour Rocks: then and now

Quite a few years ago, I had just acquired a large-format view-camera (a Shen-Hao); for a first excursion, I took it to Crail in Fife and made an interesting study of the boulders submerged at the water’s edge on the beach. Fast-forward five years, and I returned to the same beach in Crail with a […]


It was good to go away for the weekend, and it was good to get back home again too nice sunny views around Portpatrick harbour too.

Around the harbour

Dog and I spent this morning walking down to the village, left and up along the cliffs. When in portpatrick, take photos of the harbour, anchor and flag against a lovely blue sky with hint of summe cirrus cloud. It just had to be done again 🙂

Above the Harbour

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.

Portpatrick Harbour

A slightly different view of the coastal town of Portpatrick, taken from just above the harbour at the foot of the Southern Upland Way. There’s even seats beside the steps to sit and admire the view 🙂 View Larger Map