One of the places w visited in Scotland was one of the oldest known cemeteries. We spent nearly two hours here after an 1.5 hour boat ride. Only way to visit this place is by boat. To say the place was surreal would be an understatement. It deserved the BW treatment. I’ll post some more interesting image from here in the near future.
The Scotland trip continues. Today is the last day of shooting followed by closing ceremonies tonight. This has been an excellent PODAS workshop as we have photographed so many great places, made new friends and had a few laughs. Makes photography a lot of fun. The attendees from the workshop are from all over the world and it’s great to see how a passion of photography is common everywhere. This shot made with the Phase One IQ180 is of the Glenfinnan Viaduct. This was the last run for this train until net spring.
Last evening we took the group to Castle Stalker and stayed there until after sunset. And, oh what a sunset it was. It lasted a while and transformed itself every few minutes Hard to decide what shots to choose. Shoot with the Phase One IQ 180 and then processed in capture one. Was bale to still hold detail in the castle while keeping the intensity of the sunset. Good tools for great images. More to come.
So here is another Scotland image. I am done scouting locations and we are all set up and ready to go. Tomorrow the attendees for the PODAS workshop arrive and we will start our week of shooting. It will be a non-stop week of shooting. I’ll try to keep posting but it will get busy. This was made at Glencoe Lochan.
Scotland is turning out to be a photographic gold mine. So many beautiful places to take pictures of. The schedule for locations to visit over the next 7 days is amazing. I hope to be posting a new image each day from this trip. This a shot of the Eilean Donan Castle. It is a classic castle with bridge, old stone and sitting on an island. I shot this castle from many viewpoints. You may see more. But, this image I like because of the rock with a bird in the foreground and the colors. Stay tuned for more.
I spent the day with Steve Gosling shooting the Isle of Skye today in Scotland. Oh, what a day. We experienced every kind of weather possible. Wind, cold, rain sun and incredible clouds. We drove countless miles on insane roads. I took 2200 exposures. I can post the rest of the year on images from this trip alone. Tomorrow the rest of the Phase One team begins to arrive and we will be in full force with the PODAS Workshop by Sunday. We have so many things planned I am sure we will all have a good time. It is what PODAS is all about. So stay tuned and be sure to check in at The PODAS Blog.
I am writing to you from a small hotel somewhere in Skye, Scotland. I will be leading a workshop here in a few days and came early to scout out locations and get an idea of what Scotland is all about. And, does Scotland have a lot to offer. This was one shot of many keepers today. I shot with the Phase One IQ180, the iPhone and the Olympus OMD 5. This image was made with the art mode on the Olympus and it was the easy to do. So far I made some new friends on this trip, taken some good shots and feel good when I am out in my element taking pictures. Stay tuned for more as I will post when time allows.