The Isle of Skye offers some of the most magical landscapes in Scotland and is a photographers paradise. The island features many unique features which include the Old Man of Storr and the Quirang on the Trotternish Ridge. The cascading waterfalls of the Fairy Pools and the dramatic coastal scenery of the Tallisker Bay and Elgol offer stunning views which can also be enjoyed from dusk and dawn.
Your accommodation is perfectly positioned in the middle of the island ,making it easier to get to the main locations on our photography tour. Here we can enjoy the spectacular views of the Cuillin mountains and the Sligachan bridge. Our itinerary has been organised to offer a variety of photographic opportunities both on the mainland and on the Isle of Skye.
Details for the Skye Photography Tour –
Dates – 11th to 14th of October
Pick up point – Please confirm your location so we can organise a pick up point.
Duration – Four day photography tour.
Day one – Travel to the Isle of Skye
We meet at your location of choice and travel through spectacular highland scenery stopping for views at the Rannoch Moor, Buachaille Etive Mor , Glencoe and Eilean Donan Castle. We will then arrive at your hotel.
Day two – Elgol , the Fairy Pools and Talisker Bay.
After breakfast we will drive down to the small scattered hamlet of Elgol which lies on the shores of Loch Scavaig on the south coast of Isle of Skye. We can enjoy the views of the Cuillen mountains and explore the beach area which offer many photographic opportunities. We will then travel towards the Fairy pools in Glen Brittle. The fairy Pools are a number of waterfalls which drain the Coire na Creiche in the Cuillin Massif. We will then finish our day at the spectacular Talisker Bay, photographing the high cliffs and sea stacks.
Day Three – The Fairy Glen , Quiraing and the Old Man of Storr.
We will move towards the north of the island taking in the stunning views of the Fairy Glen, The Quiraing and the Old Man of Storr. We will climb the path and make our way into the landscape passing under the basalt pinnacle of the Old Man itself. It is a haunting landscape and one with an infinite number of photographic possibilities.
Day Four – Torridon then depart.
Our final day will take us to Torridon where we will have the opportunity to photograph some spectacular mountains which include, Beinn Alligin, Liathach and Beinn Eighe. We will then drive back to your hotel where our photographic adventure will come to an end.
Guidance – Expert tuition and guidance from James McKinlay throughout your tour. Evening program (including Post Production & Editing) at the end of day three.
Equipment – Tripods, cleaning clothes and kneeling mats are provided. Clients would need to supply their own cameras.
Food – Water and biscuits are available for free. Lunch is not included with tour cost.