After the fall

We’d top-roped the route on Almscliffe Crag two weeks before; a breeze for Anthony, a struggle for me. This time Anthony was determined to lead. By rote we checked the harnesses and knots then up he went, sliding hexes and friends carefully into place, his protection against a potential fall. As Anthony climbed two of … More After the fall

One Great Leap

This shot is one of my all time favourites. The kids were jumping over the stream in our local woods. The light was pretty weak so the shutter speed was down at 1/15 as I panned to follow Sam as he made the jump. When I hit the button the flash fired. The result was … More One Great Leap

Lake of Tranquility

Driving South from Skye, through Glen Coe and onto the expanse of Rannoch Moor, a nine hour drive ahead of us. Then, on the right, there’s the most tranquil scene. I’d missed it on the journey North; I never knew of this place.¬†Lochan na h-Achlaise; the most beautiful loch in Scotland on a most beautiful … More Lake of Tranquility