Fairy Pools, Isle of Skye

At foot of the Black Cuillins near Glenbrittle are the Fairy Pools, beautifully crystal clear blue pools linked by waterfalls. The inhabitants of the Isle of Skye believed “the little people” bathed in the miraculously clear water, and the whole landscape has the tingle of magic about it.

Fairy Pools, Isle of Skye
Fairy Pools, Isle of Skye
Fairy Pools, Isle of Skye
Fairy Pools, Isle of Skye

RSPB Greylake, Somerset

Greylake_0002RSPB Greylake on the Somerset Levels is a great place to visit to see a whole range of birds and other wetland wildlife. The fields here used to be arable farmland, but now they are being looked after by the RSPB so that they are ideal for wetland birds. It’s a small site, so it’s easy to possible to pop in after work and see some amazing wildlife in the hides and board walks across the marshy site. (more…)

Reflections

Tree reflected in the still waters of the Grand Western Canal
Tree reflected in the still waters of the Grand Western Canal

Reflections are one of my favourite styles of photography; I love the way you can create a mirror-world to the one you are looking at. I think it’s particularly effective if you take a reflection shot, then flip it 180 degrees so that the reflection becomes the focus of the image and the true shot becomes the distortion of it.

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