PigleT: a landscape photographer in Scotland

Interests: photography: landscape, Scotland, nature, art, using a mixture of large-format, medium-format film and digital SLR cameras; Runrig and other Celtic music; geeking out on databases, Python, XSLT, GNU/Linux and other web-based technology; Christianity and theology.

All my photographs are licensed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License.

2011-07-21 sunset loch awe Three views of a stunning sunset and reflections in Loch Awe, Argyll
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2012-01-31 glencoe long exposure cliches Experiments with long exposure photography in Glen Coe and Glen Etive: colourful sky reflections in Lochan na h'Achlaise, the mountains of the Black Mount and Loch Ba.
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2011-11-25 arran 2011 stacks Experimenting with long exposure photos of water flowing around rocks: new red sandstone outcrop on the shore at Corrie; views of Pladda from Kildonan.
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2011-06-28 pentacon macro test An experimental set of closeup/macro photos taken with a new (second-hand) Pentacon 50mm f/1.8 lens using the M42 adapter as extension tube: studies in fern spores, abstract patterns of oak tree leaves.
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2012-01-02 easdale long exposure 2011 Experiments with long-exposure photographs at Ellenabeich / Easdale on Seil Island: water lapping around rocks at dusk.
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2011-09-18 auchindrain 2011 The last township in Scotland: Auchindrain, in Argyll, was finally abandoned when the last resident left in 1967. Until then, it had been a subsistence farming settlement, with residents growing arable crops and raising sheep.
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2013-02-21 2012 escapees Photos around 2012-escapees
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2011-07-31 gleann a chaolais 2011 Photos from a walk in the impressive landscape of Beinn a Bheithir, the mountains above Ballachulish: sunlight, clouds, blue skies, shapely mountains.
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2011-07-25 taynuilt highland games 2011 Photos around taynuilt_highland_games_2011
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2012-01-15 20120115 The ones that got away: Highland landscape photos made whilst driving home. Grass glowing in golden sunlight, reflections in Loch Tarff and lines of mountains receding into the distance.
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2011-12-17 wester ross september 2011 Photos from a trip through Wester Ross: Glen Docherty, Slioch, Loch Maree, closeups of mushroom/toadstools, geology, light over distant landscape from Gairloch.
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2012-02-06 long exposure moray coast Experiments with coastal long exposures: waves breaking on rocks by Kinnaird Head lighthouse, Fraserburgh; the viaduct and town of Cullen across the water as dusk fell.
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2012-05-23 ardfern easdale landscape 2012 Light and long exposures: Argyll coastline, from slate rocks to skies overhead, taken at Aird on the Ardfern peninsula, and Easdale/Ellenabeich.
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2012-04-18 north yorkshire dales waterfall march 2012 Rocks and long-exposure water in motion: Hardraw Force waterfall in the North Yorkshire Dales
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2011-07-03 argyll landscapes loch fyne june 2011 Landscapes around Loch Fyne: views from the disused slipway at St Catherine's, looking across to Inverary; boats bobbing on the water at Castle Lachlan.
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2011-06-14 north argyll landscape A series of photos around Sutherland's Grove in Argyll: studies of trees' characterful trunks and branch shapes, closeups of small moss and bluebell flowers; two views of Loch Creran from South Shian.
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2012-06-01 loch morlich etive lx Lochs and trees: a part-fallen Scots Pine tree by the roadside near Rothiemurchus; symmetrical reflections and boulders in Loch Morlich and Loch Etive.
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2012-11-16 lendalfoot coast lx 20121020 Photos around lendalfoot_coast_lx_20121020
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2011-11-25 arran 2011 20110926 Water rippling over seaweed at Corrie; a solar halo observed whilst climbing Goat Fell and views from the ascent, overlooking Holy Isle, Brodick and the mainland across the Forth of Clyde.
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2013-01-27 essence of winter 2012 2013 Photos around essence_of_winter_2012-2013
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2012-12-24 isle of whithorn 20121202 Photos around isle_of_whithorn_20121202
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2012-09-26 whithorn isle 20120923 Views from the Isle of Whithorn: long exposures of waves crashing around rocks, poppies blowing in the breeze, and a partial strong solar halo
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2012-03-05 glen nant feb 2012 Photos of woodland around Glen Nant: an old Caledonian Forest reserve and new clear-felled barren hillsides.
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2011-08-22 glencoe buachaille etive mor long exposure Photos of a handful of locations in Glencoe: the canonical triangular aspect of Stob Dearg on Buachaille Etive Mor; a small burn flowing to join the River Coe; sunlight and clouds
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2011-07-13 pentacon test A test of my new Panasonic Lumix GH2 in square aspect-ratio mode (using black-and-white preview), coupled with the Pentacon 50mm f/1.8 M42 manual lens: closeups of grass blowing in the breeze, trees butchered by automated pruning machines, light and bokeh; experiments in black-and-white and duotone processing.
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2012-03-15 road to mallaig 2012 Along the B-road to Mallaig: coastal views, big sky and dramatic clouds, light and water looking across to Rum and Eigg
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2012-12-14 falls of bruar 20121118 Photos around falls_of_bruar_20121118
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2012-02-25 wester ross 20120212 Landscape photos from around Wester Ross: long exposures of Slioch across Loch Maree; snow-capped distant mountains of Skye from above Poolewe.
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2011-11-25 arran 2011 20110929 A walk through Glen Catacol (clear pure water in the river) to Gleann Diomhan (home of the rare Arran Whitebeams); also long exposures on the beach at Blackwaterfoot
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2013-11-24 perthshire november 20131105 Views from an Autumn day around Perthshire: symmetrical reflections in the lakes at Gleneagles, a walk in the woods near Comrie, Loch Turret and along the Highland Boundary Fault in Strathearn.
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2011-08-30 north yorkshire dales richmond west burton Photos from a trip around the North Yorkshire Dales: Richmond castle (tower, keep, stonework); St Andrew's Parish Church in Grinton (stained-glass windows); rolling purple heather landscapes and atmospheric optical phenomena (iridescence and anti-crepuscular rays).
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2012-08-26 dunure 2012 Views from Dunure: the ruined castled itself (long exposures) and rocky coastal landscape looking toward Ailsa Craig.
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2012-08-24 glen affric june 2012 A short series of photos of my favourite Glen Affric: views of the Caledonian Forest, snow on Sgurr na Lapaich, long exposure flowing water over rapids in the River Affric.
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2012-05-02 rhu lx landscape sunset Long-exposure photos taken on the coast at Rhu, south of Arisaig: water flowing around rocks, dramatic cloud patterns and low late-evening golden-hour sunlight.
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2011-10-01 inveraray photo walk 2011 I spent a day out in Inveraray with fellow photographers from Blipfoto and other sites, exploring the town (particularly the jail) and waterfalls and mushrooms in the woods around Inveraray Castle grounds.
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2012-01-23 strathnairn snow 2012 Snowy scenes around Strathnairn in the Highlands: trees silhouetted against the sky, frozen flooded fields, the Brin Rock hill covered in snow.
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2011-06-25 wycoller abandoned village 2011 Photos from a visit to Wycoller, an abandoned village in the rural east side of Lancashire: the Penopticon "Atom" above rolling Pendle landscape and the ruins of Wycoller Hall, flowers and packhorse bridges in the village itself.
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2011-11-25 arran 2011 20110930 Geological and farming exhibits at the Arran Heritage Museum, Brodick; also some long exposures of water and rocks at Corrie.
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2011-12-21 inverary photowalk dec3 2011 Photos taken around Inverary on a Photo-Walk in December: closeups of a rusting abandoned bike, water flowing around stones and a waterfall beside Dubh Loch.
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2014-01-29 mull of galloway Photos of a sunset at the Mull of Galloway lighthouse, the southernmost tip of Scotland.
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2011-11-25 arran 2011 20110928 Sunlight in Brodick harbour; a day around the south of Arran, at Kildonan, views along The Ross, and a walk through Glenashdale forest to the waterfall.
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2012-06-16 stirlingshire 2012 broich layering yew The layering Yew at Broich in dappled sunlight- a sizeable tree with long tentacular branches reaching out to the ground and taking root again.
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2011-11-25 arran 2011 20110927 A day of rocks and geology: a trip to Lochranza Castle and Newton Point to see Hutton's Unconformity; studies of a dolerite dyke at Lennimore near North Thundergay; the standing stones on Machrie Moor.
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2012-01-20 sea life centre 2011 A trip to the Scottish Sea Life Sanctuary in Benderloch, near Oban: fish, seals, otters being fed, landscapes and boats on Loch Creran
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2012-06-16 stirlingshire 2012 loup of fintry A handful of views of the Loup o' Fintry waterfall, Stirlingshire
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2011-09-04 loch tay august 2011 A study of interesting things one can find in a mile of road: landscapes across Loch Tay, road-side flowers, disused farm machinery and wide open skies.
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2011-11-12 loch garten autumn light Four photos from a short trip to Loch Garten: experiments with long exposure, image-stacking and flare, trees by the shore of the loch and partly submerged in the water.
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2011-11-25 arran 2011 20110925 Sunlight around Brodick: a fantastic strong double rainbow, sunlight on boats in the bay and orange light of sunset illuminating clouds.
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2011-11-06 inverawe loch etive landscape morning light nov2011 Autumn morning light: landscape photos from a walk through Forestry Commission spruce woodlands beyond Inverawe to above Loch Etive.
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2011-11-04 lunchtime light inverawe 2011 Warm Autumn light and landscape: a lunchtime walk around Inverawe
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