After dropping my eldest daughter off at the train in Kyle this morning, at 6.12am, I took the chance of going for a walk around Duirinish and Drumbuie crofitng townships before going to work. It was a marvelously frosty morning with muted colours becoming more vibrant as the sun rose above the hills to the east. This first shot was taken from Drumbuie, overlooking the crofts towards Skye in the distance. The bare tree adds interest in the foreground, highlighted by the rising sun behind me as I took the shot.
The following shots were taken during my walk. Some are in colour, but with the muted colours, especially in the sky I converted most to black & white which I feel adds drama and impact to the images in these conditions.
I am an amateur photographer who is also a Chartered Geographer with his own part-time consultancy business and I work as an estate manager for a national conservation charity in Scotland. I am based in Lochalsh, Wester Ross, Scotland, just next to the Isle of Skye.
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