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As a photographer and artist living on the Isle of Harris and leading creative retreats, I love writing about my photography, art, writing and retreats and creative light festival that I run. As well as thoughts on the beautiful and remote locations I work in and how to find inspiration for your own creative life.
Shimoda Camera backpack review

Shimoda Camera backpack review

I am delighted to be an ambassador for Shimoda camera backpacks. Their bespoke camera bags, built for outdoor photographers, are perfect for me to manage my kit whilst photographing on beaches.

Photographs of the Isle of Harris beaches

Photographs of the Isle of Harris beaches

I am delighted to be an ambassador for Shimoda camera backpacks. Their bespoke camera bags, built for outdoor photographers, are perfect for me to manage my kit whilst photographing on beaches.

Quiet Landscapes photography podcast; I am woman

Quiet Landscapes photography podcast; I am woman

Quiet Landscapes solo podcast recording   Here is the transcript of the solo podcast I recorded if you prefer to read it. Also available on Apple podcasts if you'd like to subscribe I would be delighted!   "Someone recently described me...

Wild swimming and creative retreats

Wild swimming and creative retreats

Introducing a new style of retreat for me: wild swimming and creativity in the Scottish Highlands. When you take a deeper look at the inspiration behind your art, you will discover the most genuine and authentic work comes from what you love personally love

Where to stay and eat on the Isle of Harris

Where to stay and eat on the Isle of Harris

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...

Quiet Landscapes podcast – simplifying choices

Quiet Landscapes podcast - simplyfying choices In a recent episode of the Quiet Landscapes podcast, I talk solo in "Quiet Moments" about simplifying choices and the impact it can have on our happiness. Below is the transcript: In today's world we...

The Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides

The Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides

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…

Taunus Gallery Exhibition

Taunus Gallery Exhibition

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

Stillness of the Isle of Harris

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.

Autumn in the Highlands

Autumn in the Highlands

It has been a long time since I have blogged and I have decided to catch up. Today I drove out to Glen Affric to photograph the amazing colours of the autumn. I arrived and headed out but it felt like I was walking through treacle. So I headed back to the van to have a rest. The blessings of having a van!

Mindful photography monthly membership

Mindful photography monthly membership

I wanted to write a little bit about my new monthly photography membership that will start on November 16th. Is open for registration for founding members now! 2020 has been a difficult year in so many ways and I have noticed many…

Introverts and the creative advantage

Many introverts are told they are too quiet, parents tell them to stop spending so much time in their bedroom, teachers tell them to take part more.

Night sky photography tutorial

Night sky photography tutorial

Night Sky Photography Tutorial I have always been interested in photographing the night skies so I decided to write this night sky photography tutorial. There is something about standing below the stars, feeling that wonder at the world. It is a...

Fujifilm GFX Photography with 250mm lens

Fujifilm GFX Photography with 250mm lens

Continuing the theme of shooting intimate landscapes, or details within nature. I wanted to write about how I photograph using my Fujifilm GFX in close-ups today. This is something that l love and is completely different from the seascape work that I am known for.

Safety on photography workshops in Scotland

Safety on photography workshops in Scotland

I wanted to write a few thoughts on safety on photography workshops in winter in Scotland and how I approach this within Quiet Landscapes. Scotland is beautiful, and never more so than in the winter months. The light is low, the ever-changing skies...