Art or Rubbish?

While out on the Woodland Exploration Workshop last Saturday we came across a couple of random objects that had been placed near to the beach at the River Tyne estuary here in East Lothian.The first object was an old Singer sewing machine that had been...

Woodland Exploration Workshop

Today I hosted a MacLean Photographic Woodland Exploration workshop here in East Lothian and after a week of torrential rain and howling winds the weather gods decided to smile on me and abate for the day.This morning was spent up at Innerwick Castle, exploring the...

Belhaven Bay by Moonlight

Fujifilm X-T2 + XF10-24mm f4 + Manfrotto 190 Tripod (Zoom 10mm) - 105s @ f4 ISO200Yesterday evening I walked across the road to the cliffs above Belhaven Bay near my home in Dunbar to see if I could spot the Aurora Borealis which had made a brief appearance two...

Exmoor Ponies on Traprain Law

Today we decided to take a hike up to the top of Traprain Law near East Linton to take in the views across East Lothian. Traprain is a significant area of natural grassland amidst an industrialised agricultural landscape. In consequence it contains specimens of wild flowers...

Calm before the Storm

Living on the Scottish coast provides a great variety in the weather. This evening the clouds were gathering to the south west as a new weather front came across East Lothian with the forecast predicting high winds and heavy rain. ...

REVIEW: Fujinon Wide Angle Primes

14mm f2.8 - 16mm f1.4 - 18mm f2You often see on Fujifilm forums and groups questions about which wide angle lenses are the best for landscapes and travel and I see a lot of different answers from people of varying expertise. It is really...

Out in All Weathers

The beauty of living in East Lothian is being able to photograph the scenery in all weathers.  While I love a beautiful sunrise as much as the next landscape photographer, you can't beat a good stormy day with lots of drama to get the creative...

REVIEW: Fujifilm’s Superzoom on Test

Over the past couple of months I have been asked on more than a couple of occasions, as a Fujifilm X Photographer, what was the best standard zoom lens to buy.  The Fujifilm X Series boasts three XF zoom lenses that cover the standard focal range -...

Rain on the Horizon

This is a picture from Tyningham beach on the western side of Belhaven Bay looking eastwards towards Dunbar.  The rain was falling on the horizon while dark, foreboding clouds scooted over Dunbar Castle in the distance.The image was taken on the Fujifilm X-T2 with the...