Thursday, 19 June 2008

I miss the Western Isles


This is either Barra or Benbecula, 1992 or '93.

When I was at college I used to like walking/camping my way round the Western Isles whenever I could. I hope I can do these things again sometime. Above was one of those days when you looked around and couldn't believe the intensity of the sky, though though looking at this I can't help but wonder if maybe I had a polarizing filter or something on the camera, though I'm sure I didn't own one. If only there were digital camera's back then, I used a roll of film every day and it still wasn't enough to capture all the beauty of the islands and their ever changing weather and isolated beaches.

3 comments:

Uschi said...

i know this!
Heartbreaking beauty...windy relaxation...soulfood!

babelfish said...

Sometimes it's hard to believe that images like these came from the UK.

Robyn said...

Beautiful photograph! Digital cameras certainly make it easier to capture that perfect moment these days. Back in the old days I lost complete interest because I was always needing something. Spools, flash cubes and cash to pay for the development.

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