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About photographicviewscotland

Photographers of Scotland's landscape and remote places and arts and craft makers. Mhairi is also making needle felted animals under the name of the Woof in the Wool. We live in Abernethy in Perthshire, Scotland.

Spring macro went micro

Its my fault. I posted some nice macro shots of snowdrops in February and committed myself to photographing a set of seasonal flowers throughout the year. A small project I thought would be no harder than waiting two or three … Continue reading

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New Fife Gallery added

We have added a Fife Gallery to our website. This was prompted by friends launching a range of bus tours called see you jimmy tours and one of the many tours they do focuses on the coastal area of Fife. … Continue reading

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Snow drops and macro magic

A wee project this year will be to try to capture the best known seasonal flowers in Scotland. They let us know we are moving through the changes in temperature, time and light. One of the most welcome is the … Continue reading

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Here is why we have joined 500px

The most popular way to view great photographs is sitting with your tablet. It gives you the best of a photo mag and in full colour. The most popular way to buy photographs is a canvas wrap print. It can … Continue reading

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David Mould is another winning Scottish photographer

Time for another in our series on outstanding Scottish landscape photographers. To see the others select the photographers category on the topic drop down box. David Mould’s photography came to my attention when I saw his successful picture in this … Continue reading

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Original and good

I always remember a favourite quote by Samuel Johnston, the eighteenth century  critic and early travel writer (Journal of a tour to the Hebrides with James Boswell) . Commenting on a manuscript sent to him by an aspiring author he … Continue reading

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Victorian Scottish landscape art and the classic view today

A reason, among many, we are drawn to landscape photography is to try and capture the beauty of the Scottish highlands, which when depicted in Victorian landscape paintings can feel somewhat over romanticised. The reality is that when you come … Continue reading

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Make your own antique print

Whilst visiting an antique shop in Rait , Perthshire, we became enchanted by a small black and white photographic print.  It was of the Skye Cuillin and had the look of an early 20th century photograph.  The Cuillin mountains looked black … Continue reading

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Flickr milestones pros and cons

Is Flickr still the best? It is the photography sharing site that I still use but I see some photographers I admire making more use of facebook and trying other sharing services such as 500px. There are three key things … Continue reading

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Scotland in the Gloaming

Scottish photographer Colin Cameron hosts a great blog called Scotland in the Gloaming. It is based on a flikr group of the same name. The members of the flikr group nominate the best photographs of Scotland in the gloaming to … Continue reading

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