introverts

“Introversion is not defined by lack. Introversion, when embraced is a wellspring of riches”. Laurie Helgoe Many introverts are told they are too quiet, parents tell them to stop spending so much time in their bedroom, teachers tell them to take part more. Introverted children get the message that there is something wrong with them…

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cyanotype 32

Cyanotype is a creative photography printing process. Producing a cyan-blue print from anything you wish to print with. Often used for negatives or with natural objects. Engineers used to use this process as a low-cost way of producing copies of drawings. Known as blueprints. In this time where we are all housebound and creativity is important…

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night skies photography workshop raasay

I have always been interested in photographing the night skies so I decided to write this night sky photography tutorial. There is something about standing below the stars, feeling that wonder at the world. It is a similar feeling of awe and uplift I get when I watch big waves. Peacefulness and quiet in the…

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landscape photography nature details 45 e

In this article, I wanted to share my 5 tips on photographing intimate landscapes. We don’t all have access to the big wide sweeping scenes in our day to day life. Particularly now with the lockdown and limited outdoor activities. And it would be a shame not to use the time we have been given…

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fuji gfx extension tubes 4

  Photography in nature with Fujifilm GFX, 2500mm lens and macro extension tubes Continuing the theme of shooting intimate landscapes, or details within nature. I wanted to write about how I photograph using my Fujifilm GFX in close-ups today. This is something that l love and is completely different from the seascape work that I…

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Waves on Scarista beach on the isle of harris

Last November I ran an Isle of Harris landscape photography Workshop based at Scarista beach. I have been visiting the Isle of Harris for 12 years now and it has become almost like a second home. Last year I travelled back and forth almost every fortnight during the summer months. I have photographed elopements and…

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Orkney big waves

I ran an Orkney landscape Photography workshop in March 2020. It was so successful that it sold out and I have another photography trip to Orkney in 2021.  As with all my workshops, I always ensure I get to know each location well before taking groups. So I spend as many weeks as possible in…

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Margaret Soraya landscape photographer on Isle of Harris scotland

A couple of years ago The Guardian ran with a headline “Three-quarters of UK children now spend less time outdoors than prison inmates“.  When adults do go outside, most often they are lost in the devices in their hands and they no longer look up to see the sky, the trees, the beauty of clouds passing…

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wave photograph on Saligo bay on the Isle of Islay

I am delighted to announce the upcoming solo exhibition at The Bosham Gallery. To be asked to follow on from the incredible exhibition by Michael Kenna is truly an honour. The opening evening will be from 6.30 pm at the Gallery and I will be there for the evening, so if you’d like to pop…

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self catering accomodation loch ness 2

I am delighted to be offering landscape photography tuition in the beautiful landscapes of the Highlands of Scotland. I live in Drumnadrochit which is the ideal base for teaching landscape photography in Scotland. So I decided to build a tinyhouse at my home in Loch Ness. It is a small and comfortable cabin style accommodation. Built…

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Windsurfing on Scottish islands

The Isle of Tiree I think that If I had visited the Isle of Tiree when I was 20 I might never have left. There is something so beautiful about the simplicity of the island that I just adore. The parking for a beach is generally a sign pointing to a piece of grass, the police…

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isle skye image with snowy mountain in background

A few images from a bespoke landscape photography tuition day on the Isle of Skye. I photographed Michaela and Iain’s wedding amidst sleet storms, howling wind and then glorious sunshine this summer on Loch Coruisk. A photographer herself, Michaela wanted to experience landscape photography tuition on the Isle of Skye. So we set off for…

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