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Who was Maggie Wall burnt as a witch

Getting to know your new neighbourhood as a photographer can throw up mysteries. Just five miles from our cottage on the Forteviot to Dunning Road is this memorial to a  woman by the name of Maggie Wall. It was on … Continue reading

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BBC News – Meet the UK’s oldest farmers

When you love being in remote places you wonder what it would be like to try to live sustainably there through farming or crofting. Spare a thought for these pensioners who keep going. BBC News – Meet the UK’s oldest farmers. … Continue reading

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Island bride wins award

We were delighted to learn that the Stornoway Gazette has selected this image I took of Mhairi on our wedding day. Its due to appear in their special summer magazine. It was taken not long after the wedding ceremony on … Continue reading

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Losing lenses insurance

One of my worst nightmares is losing all my camera gear, which is carried around most places I go. Careful what you fear because I just suffered the loss of two lenses and a polariser. One lens broke (18 – … Continue reading

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Democratic Crofting

Elections have been held for the new reformed crofting commission in Scotland. We give our best wishes to the new elected representatives who have a job on their hands. Travelling around Scotland a peculiar and repeated scene is of abandoned … Continue reading

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Choosing an eBook publisher

After reading an encyclopaedia worth of websites on how to publish eBooks I ended up going for two places. First, having gone to the bother of designing it for print with full layout as a proper book I wanted people … Continue reading

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Pinterest sends my Flickr wild

Never heard of PIN interest until my FLIKR views for this photograph of mine went rocketing. It all seemed to stem from a Joseph Talley selecting it for his pinterest website. Thanks Joseph. Rory Callan- Jones on the BBC wrote on … Continue reading

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Love and self publishing

Mhairi and I are on a mission to travel around the great photographic locations of Scotland. We have both being doing this ourselves for a few years as a hobby. Last year we met and fell in love. We got … Continue reading

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Photographic View

Welcome to Photographic View We aim to share our journey to photograph the parts of Scotland that make us feel more alive. Often that is being in a remote location where there are mountains, secluded glens and water or its … Continue reading

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