https://shutterdiscovery.smugmug.com/Portfolio/i-PjztpcB/A Around August every year there is the Perseid Meteor shower, luckily there was some good conditions to capture them. I headed up to the Mither Tap hill to get away from the lights of the towns and try capture the shower. The conditions were perfect, the sky's were nice and clear and it wasnt [...]
https://shutterdiscovery.smugmug.com/Portfolio/i-pNg3LdK/A There was a lovely sunset at the top of Dunnideer hill, where the light back lit the long grass and was catching the stones of the castle remains. The castle, or tower house was built around 1260 on the site of a previous hill-fort, which dated back as far as 250BC.
https://shutterdiscovery.smugmug.com/Portfolio/i-vhdkZwn/A I was passing through this field to get some shots of the Gannet colony near Downie Bay, Scotland. I loved the contrast of the colour of the rich green crops against the golden brown in the tyre tracks.
https://shutterdiscovery.smugmug.com/Portfolio/i-7VBpcq6/A There was a wonderful golden light across the hills as I was walking along this track near Insch, Scotland. I loved the way the grass lit up just as the sun was shining its last for the day.
https://shutterdiscovery.smugmug.com/Portfolio/i-4ct7TJM I was waiting for the sun to rise but there was a lot of cloud so I didn't have much hopes of seeing it, but the clouds parted just enough for a few moments and the rays to pierce through and onto the ocean. This view is looking from Slains castle, which is was [...]
https://shutterdiscovery.smugmug.com/Portfolio/i-GQzVzqT/A I took an evening walk up a hill through a forest near Insch, Scotland. The weather was a bit over cast and started to rain lightly a few times, but just as I got to the summit the sun peaked through a part in the clouds and the light cascaded over the fields creating [...]
https://shutterdiscovery.smugmug.com/Portfolio/i-gpGBCHd/A This is the Mither Tap hill among the Bennachie range in Scotland. There are 3 main hills in the range, once you climb up to a certain height there is a plateau and it feels like you are in a completely different world, the 3 peaks surround you and the rest of the landscape [...]
http://shutterdiscovery.smugmug.com/Portfolio/i-QDBg4RQ This shot was taken early morning as the sun was rising, you can spot the pinkish clouds in the background as the sun tries to poke through. Dunnottar Castle was used to hide the Scottish crown jewels in the 17th century from invading armies.
http://shutterdiscovery.smugmug.com/Portfolio/i-B8stfc4/A This panda was sleeping the entire time I saw her, then just as I was about to leave she woke up from her nap for a snack. She looked up so longingly at the bamboo.
http://shutterdiscovery.smugmug.com/Portfolio/i-WXTrbvK/A The sky was full of colour just as the sun was coming up, I liked how the wet sand reflected the oranges and reds.