Elaine's photos


  • Gannet posing for the camera

    Photographed from a moving boat which was rolling in the swell so was quite challenging

  • Collecting nesting material

    Photographed from a moving boat which was rolling in the swell so was quite challenging

  • Skimming the waves

    The birds were fast, the sea had a large swell and the boat was rolling, all in all quite a challenge. The positioning was not always the best but just to get a shot was an achievement.


  • Gannet ~ head shot

    Photographed from a moving boat which was rolling in the swell so was quite challenging

  • Barns Ness Lighthouse East Lothian

    Barns Ness Lighthouse is located 3.1 miles (5 km) from Dunbar and was constructed by the engineer David A. Stevenson between 1899 and 1901. Taking approximately 2½ years to construct, it was constructed from stone quarried from Craigree (near Cramond) and…

  • One careful owner!!

    Tucked away in an old barn. I think this one has seen better days!


  • Short Eared Owl on Post


  • The hopeful cast

    Fishing club on a day out at Glencorse Reservoir, Pentland Hills

  • Sunlight catching the droplets



  • Lazy Sunday Afternoon


  • Greylag Geese


  • Oyster catcher ~ taking a break from incubatinig eggs (previous shot)

    Oyster catcher taking a break from the nest


  • Eggs

    Whilst at Drem, we spotted some oyster catcher eggs nestled between the grave stones. The adult birds were not far away, just catching a few worms while the sun shone

  • Blue hour on Derwent

    An old shot I came across when looking through files. Liked the tranquillity in this one so decided to share.

  • Pillars at Cramond Island

    This causeway over to Cramond Island runs at the foot of a row of concrete pylons on one side of the causeway, which were constructed as an anti-boat boom during the Second World War and are one of the most striking sights in the area.


  • Carrying nesting material ~ Treecreeper

    The previous image shows just how difficult it is to see these birds but this one shows the lovely plumage

  • Treecreeper - well camoflaged on the tree trunk

    Hiding in full view. Feathers blending beautifully with the tree bark

  • Ashness Bridge

    Ashness Bridge is perhaps the most photographed packhorse bridge in the Lake District due to its location and stunning views. This extremely popular viewpoint looks out over Derwent Water with spectacular views over Bassenthwaite Lake and the River Derwen…


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