Category Archives: Sigma 10-20

The North Black Cuillin Ridge from Sligachan on Skye. I have visited Skye many times when younger, but never been lucky enough to catch this classic “postcard view” from Old Sligachan Bridge with the right conditions. Well the photographic gods smiled upon me on Sunday on my first visit to Skye in about a decade….

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These are Andy Scott’s magnificent Kelpie sculptures in Grangemouth by the canal. They have been there for more than a year now and I have never seen them. Today we took little HB to see them and naturally cameras were packed. The sky was very largely grey and overcast, so the focus really had to…

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I am fascinated by why we take pictures? The Angel of the North is probably fairly well photographed! Many photographers who have the kind of talent that means their photographs featuring regularly on magazine covers, will have nailed every angle and every kind of light; so why do any of us bother anymore? There are so…

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Today I took an afternoon walk up Conic Hill from Balmaha. The forecast was for a sunny clear (but cold) day. I took my 7D and my Sigma 10-20mm lens up with me and my very useful Giottos carbon tripod. My timing was just about right as I made the top with about 10 minutes…

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  • christine sparks

    One of my favourite walks, Matthew. Beautifully captured 🙂

En-route home today from our extremely relaxing and enjoyable stay in Kilmartin, we inevitably had to drive over the pass of the Rest and be Thankful. This is pretty much the gateway road into Argyll and is more or less a 1000ft pass. It is odd driving into Argyll where we lived for almost three…

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