Landscape Photographer & Public Speaker
Margaret is a landscape photographer and public speaker available for events from camera clubs to larger photography and outdoor stages at events. She is based in Scotland, but happy to travel.
Margaret’s speaking style is inspirational and uplifting and she presents us informative stories, illustrated by her landscape photography, time-lapse movies and films.
Landscape photographer and public speaker, Margaret Soraya is one of the most creative entrepreneurs in the industry. She has a real and genuine desire to inspire others and help them in their own creative journey. Her personal story of how she overcame loss and chronic illness to begin living a healthy, fulfilled life doing the work she loves is a natural narrative that can inspire those feeling lost or stuck. She now travels continuously through remote areas of Scotland, weaving a love of remote and wild landscapes into her business and life.
When Margaret speaks, she speaks from the heart and tells stories that connect to the audience and makes her relatable to everyone’s lives. Her role as a working mother has enabled her to understand the struggles around spending time on creativity. She will show you how creativity is oxygen for your soul. A necessity for fulfilled, happy lives and how that, in turn, feeds back into fulfilled relationships.
A life less ordinary: my journey to living a life travelling solo through the Scottish isles with my photography career
Quiet: introversion & solitude as a positive creative state
Healing Art: the connection between nature, healing & photography
Mindfulness: How photography supports mental health & physical well being
Refinding your creative self: we often emerge in the second part of lives to discover we no longer know who we are. A guide to a journey to self-discovery through our creative life.
Dingwall Camera Club
“ I am quite certain I am speaking for all the members who were at your presentation last night, when I say how much we all enjoyed the evening with you. The manner in which you presented, your direction of travel and the path you have followed to arrive at where you are today, were both illuminating and inspirational. All this and more, supported by the superb seascape and night sky images you shared with us, not forgetting, of course, your unique approach to wedding photography”