Where to stay and eat on the Isle of Harris

isle of harris photography workshop

Where to stay, eat and how to get to the Isle of Harris A guide to the Isle of Harris ​ There are two ways of getting to the Isle of Harris in the Outer Hebrides. Caledonian MacBrayne ferry or by plane. On the ferries, you can travel as a foot passenger, or with a car.…

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Orkney and Hoy Landscape photography workshops

stormy seas hitting cliffs on Orkney at Skaill Bay

A trip to the Orkney Islands last week was just the thing I needed after a busy few weeks at the desk. I craved the open landscape again and became overwhelmed by my desire to create the landscape photography that I so love

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The Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides

isle of lewis tolsta beach.

I have an affinity with the Isle of Lewis that is different from the Isle of Harris. I have spent almost 12 years now going back and forth to the island to photograph weddings…

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Taunus Gallery Exhibition

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I am delighted to announce that my solo photographic exhibition ‘Quiet” is now open at Taunus Foto Gallerie in Bad Homburg, Frankfurt.

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Stillness of the Isle of Harris

margaret soraya outer hebrides scarista beach

My first trip back over to the stillness of the Isle of Harris in the Outer Hebrides since last year. In fact, my first trip anywhere since returning from running a landscape photography workshop in Glencoe in March.

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Isle of Harris Photography Workshop

Waves on Scarista beach on the isle of harris

Isle of Harris photography workshop Last November I ran an Isle of Harris 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…

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Beach Bothies on the Isle of Lewis

evening image of luxury bothy

I’m always on the lookout for amazing places to stay on the Scottish Islands. On this occasion, I spotted these amazing beach bothies being built at one of my favourite locations on the coast of the Isle of Lewis. Nestled into the dunes at Kneep, you can almost touch the turquoise waters from the doorstep.…

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Landscape photography tuition in Scotland

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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Winter photography workshops versus summer on the islands!

Some people initially question why I run my photography workshops and why I shoot most of my work in the winter months. I am writing this in the summer after a trip so I thought I’d write about it! I am writing this in the summer after a trip to the Hebrides that involved full…

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Mindful photography workshop with Paul Sanders

participants on beach on outer hebrides photography workshop

Just back from a wonderful week leading Mindful photography workshop on the Outer Hebrides with Paul Sanders. What an incredible week it was! The weather was very kind to us in that we were treated to all seasons every few hours. From hail storms to huge swells, rainbows and blue skies. These kind of weather…

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1-2-1 workshop on the Isle of Skye

Snow capped Scottish mountains during 1-2-1 photography workshop

I had been chatting with Vikki for many months about a 1-2-1 workshop on the Isle of Skye before we finally met up in January. She had been looking to arrange a surprise for Leisa, her partner who loves photography. So, first up I helped her with some options for buying a camera for Leisa…

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Landscape photography tuition on the Isle of Skye

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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