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Aurora over Scotland (50 files)

Aurora Borealis or Northern Lights displays photographed taken over Aberdeeshire in Scotland since 1989 covering some 350 events with arc, rays, coronas with a wide rnage of shapes and colours
Aurora Cairn O Mount au61714jhp 
 Scottish Northern Lights Cairn O’Mount rays red winter clouds December 22nd 1989 taken on the north face of the Cairn O’Mount and which looks across to Clachnaben, the notable hill with a tor rocky outcrop which makes it visible from much of Deeside when looking south. This photo is one of the early ones, I think the fourth display, I took of an Aurora display using the Fuji RSP 11 35mm slide film rated by Fuji at 1600asa and possibly exposed slightly shorter than the 20 seconds I later settled on and hence slightly stronger grain effect but actually far more accurate in terms of the human eye perception of a display. The project to photograph an Aurora came after a missed opportunity earlier in the year in March with what became known as the Big Aurora, a full Corona over Deeside. I had got the idea of trying to photograph a display following on from my success in 1986 of capturing Halley’s Comet thanks to the support of the Astronomy Ian Shepherd at the Edinburgh Observatory. I had heard about the Big Aurora but had missed the display buried away in my darkroom processing B&W photos for the local newspaper. Ian suggested I contact John MacNicol, President of the Aberdeen Astronomy Society and he eventually tipped me off about my first display of the 23 September and probably about the one captured here. The large dark post is one of the snow poles that line the side of the Cairn road but it must have been a short lived event as I only took four exposures. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Glen, Dye, Cairn, O’Mount, road, Clachnaben, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, Northern, Lights, Merry Dancers, landscape, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, gas, Van, Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, moon, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, forest, 1989, December, 22nd, slide, film, Fuji, RSP11, 1600asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, captured
Aurora Cairn O Mount au61713jhp 
 Scotland Aurora Borealis display Cairn O’Mount rays red winter December 22nd 1989 taken on the north face of the Cairn O’Mount and which looks across to Clachnaben, the notable hill with a tor rocky outcrop which makes it visible from much of Deeside when looking south. This photo is one of the early ones, I think the fourth display, I took of an Aurora display using the Fuji RSP 11 35mm slide film rated by Fuji at 1600asa and possibly exposed shorter than the 20 seconds I later settled on and hence the darker and slightly stronger grain effect but actually far more accurate in terms of the human eye perception of a display. The project to photograph an Aurora came after a missed opportunity earlier in the year in March with what became known as the Big Aurora, a full Corona over Deeside. I had got the idea of trying to photograph a display following on from my success in 1986 of capturing Halley’s Comet thanks to the support of the Astronomy Ian Shepherd at the Edinburgh Observatory. I had heard about the Big Aurora but had missed the display buried away in my darkroom processing B&W photos for the local newspaper. Ian suggested I contact John MacNicol, President of the Aberdeen Astronomy Society and he eventually tipped me off about my first display of the 23 September and probably about the one captured here. The large dark post is one of the snow poles that line the side of the Cairn road but it must have been a short lived event as I only took four exposures. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Glen, Dye, Cairn, O’Mount, road, Clachnaben, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, Northern, Lights, Merry Dancers, landscape, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, gas, Van, Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, moon, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, forest, 1989, December, 22nd, slide, film, Fuji, RSP11, 1600asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, captured
Aurora Glen Dye au61041jhp 
 Scotland Aurora Borealis underexposed grainy rays red 645 medium format autumn 27th September 1989 taken from Heatheryhaugh just above steep climb out of Glen Dye on the road to the Cairn O’Mount and which looks across to Clachnaben, the notable hill with a tor rocky outcrop which makes it visible from much of Deeside when looking south. This photo is one of the first I took of an Aurora display using the Fuji RHP 400asa 6.4.5cm format film and it became visible just after midnight when clouds cleared and made the stars and night sky visible although the large brown patches are moving cloud. The project to photograph an Aurora came after a missed opportunity earlier in the year in March with what became known as the Big Aurora, a full Corona over Deeside. I had got the idea of trying to photograph a display following on from my success in 1986 of capturing Halley’s Comet thanks to the support of the Astronomy Ian Shepherd at the Edinburgh Observatory. I had heard about the Big Aurora but had missed the display buried away in my darkroom processing B&W photos for the local newspaper. Ian suggested I contact John MacNicol, President of the Aberdeen Astronomy Society and he eventually tipped me off about the display captured here.

I photographed using Fuji RHP 400asa medium format transparency film of which this photo is an underexposed example while bracketing exposures near the 20 second mark based on my experiences with photographing the Comet and aware that exposures much longer than 20 seconds incurred the affect of star trail so instead of sharp dots for stars they became lines. In this case I used the 40mm f4 Zenzanon on my Bronica ETRS. Push processing the 400asa slide film at the lab by two stops to the equivalent of 1600asa I found that an exposure around 20 second eventually gave the best results for best colour saturation and exposure and giving the maximum control of grain without it appearing washed out from underexposure as in this case. As I shot my general landscape work using Fuji film, usually Velvia or RAP, I stayed with it for the Aurora although Kodak film was acceptable in quality and results. I felt that the Fuji film handled the reds and greens better anyway and these are in practice the primary colours of Aurora displays when oxygen is excited by the incoming electrons. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Glen, Dye, Cairn, O’Mount, road, Heatheryhaugh, Clachnaben, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, Northern, Lights, Merry Dancers, landscape, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, gas, Van, Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, moon, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, forest, 1989, September, slide, transparency, film, Fuji, RHP, 400asa, pushed, development, 1600asa, 645mm, time, exposure, Bronica, ETRS, wide, angle, lens, Zenzanon, 40mm, f4, scanned, scan, earliest, first, captured
Aurora Glen Dye au610415jhp 
 Scottish Aurora display Glen Dye rays red 645 medium format autumn 27th September 1989 taken from Heatheryhaugh just above steep climb out of Glen Dye on the road to the Cairn O’Mount and which looks across to Clachnaben, the notable hill with a tor rocky outcrop which makes it visible from much of Deeside when looking south. This photo is one of the first I took of an Aurora display using the Fuji RHP 400asa 6.4.5cm format film and it became visible just after midnight when clouds cleared and made the stars and night sky visible although the large brown patches are moving cloud. The project to photograph an Aurora came after a missed opportunity earlier in the year in March with what became known as the Big Aurora, a full Corona over Deeside. I had got the idea of trying to photograph a display following on from my success in 1986 of capturing Halley’s Comet thanks to the support of the Astronomy Ian Shepherd at the Edinburgh Observatory. I had heard about the Big Aurora but had missed the display buried away in my darkroom processing B&W photos for the local newspaper. Ian suggested I contact John MacNicol, President of the Aberdeen Astronomy Society and he eventually tipped me off about the display captured here.

I photographed using Fuji RHP 400asa medium format transparency film of which this photo is an example with an exposure near the 20 second mark based on my experiences with photographing the Comet and aware that exposures much longer than 20 seconds incurred the affect of star trail so instead of sharp dots for stars they became lines. In this case I used the 40mm f4 Zenzanon on my Bronica ETRS. Push processing the 400asa slide film at the lab by two stops to the equivalent of 1600asa I found that an exposure around 20 second eventually gave the best results for best colour saturation and exposure and giving the maximum control of grain as in this case. As I shot my general landscape work using Fuji film, usually Velvia or RAP, I stayed with it for the Aurora although Kodak film was acceptable in quality and results. I felt that the Fuji film handled the reds and greens better anyway and these are in practice the primary colours of Aurora displays when oxygen is excited by the incoming electrons. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Glen, Dye, Cairn, O’Mount, road, Heatheryhaugh, Clachnaben, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, Northern, Lights, Merry Dancers, landscape, upright, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, gas, Van, Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, moon, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, forest, 1989, September, slide, transparency, film, Fuji, RHP, 400asa, pushed, development, 1600asa, 645mm, time, exposure, Bronica, ETRS, wide, angle, lens, Zenzanon, 40mm, f4, scanned, scan, earliest, first, captured
Aurora Glen Dye au610410jhp 
 Scotland Aurora Borealis Glen Dye rays red 645 medium format autumn 27th September 1989 taken from Heatheryhaugh just above steep climb out of Glen Dye on the road to the Cairn O’Mount and which looks across to Clachnaben, the notable hill with a tor rocky outcrop which makes it visible from much of Deeside when looking south. This photo is one of the first I took of an Aurora display using the Fuji RHP 400asa 6.4.5cm format film and it became visible just after midnight when clouds cleared and made the stars and night sky visible although the large brown patches are moving cloud. The project to photograph an Aurora came after a missed opportunity earlier in the year in March with what became known as the Big Aurora, a full Corona over Deeside. I had got the idea of trying to photograph a display following on from my success in 1986 of capturing Halley’s Comet thanks to the support of the Astronomy Ian Shepherd at the Edinburgh Observatory. I had heard about the Big Aurora but had missed the display buried away in my darkroom processing B&W photos for the local newspaper. Ian suggested I contact John MacNicol, President of the Aberdeen Astronomy Society and he eventually tipped me off about the display captured here.

I photographed using Fuji RHP 400asa medium format transparency film of which this photo is an example and bracketing exposures near the 20 second mark based on my experiences with photographing the Comet and aware that exposures much longer than 20 seconds incurred the affect of star trail so instead of sharp dots for stars they became lines. In this case I used the 40mm f4 Zenzanon on my Bronica ETRS. Push processing the 400asa slide film at the lab by two stops to the equivalent of 1600asa I found that an exposure around 20 second eventually gave the best results for best colour saturation and exposure and giving the maximum control of grain without it appearing washed out from underexposure as in this case. As I shot my general landscape work using Fuji film, usually Velvia or RAP, I stayed with it for the Aurora although Kodak film was acceptable in quality and results. I felt that the Fuji film handled the reds and greens better anyway and these are in practice the primary colours of Aurora displays when oxygen is excited by the incoming electrons. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Glen, Dye, Cairn, O’Mount, road, Heatheryhaugh, Clachnaben, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, Northern, Lights, Merry Dancers, landscape, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, gas, Van, Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, moon, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, forest, 1989, September, slide, transparency, film, Fuji, RHP, 400asa, pushed, development, 1600asa, 645mm, time, exposure, Bronica, ETRS, wide, angle, lens, Zenzanon, 40mm, f4, scanned, scan, earliest, first, captured
Aurora Cairn O Mount au61709jhp 
 Scotland Aurora Borealis lights Cairn O’Mount rays red yellow green winter 11th December 1989 taken on the north face of the Cairn O’Mount and which looks across to Clachnaben, the notable hill with a tor rocky outcrop which makes it visible from much of Deeside when looking south. This photo is one of the early ones, I think the third display, I took of an Aurora display using the Fuji RSP 11 35mm slide film rated by Fuji at 1600asa and possibly exposed shorter than the 20 seconds I later settled on and hence the darker and slightly stronger grain effect but actually far more accurate in terms of the human eye perception of a display. It was active around 22.30 to about 23.45 GMT/UT. The project to photograph an Aurora came after a missed opportunity earlier in the year in March with what became known as the Big Aurora, a full Corona over Deeside. I had got the idea of trying to photograph a display following on from my success in 1986 of capturing Halley’s Comet thanks to the support of the Astronomy Ian Shepherd at the Edinburgh Observatory. I had heard about the Big Aurora but had missed the display buried away in my darkroom processing B&W photos for the local newspaper. Ian suggested I contact John MacNicol, President of the Aberdeen Astronomy Society and he eventually tipped me off about my first display of the 23 September and probably about the one captured here. The large dark post is one of the snow poles that line the side of the Cairn road. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Glen, Dye, Cairn, O’Mount, road, Clachnaben, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, Northern, Lights, Merry Dancers, landscape, upright, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, gas, Van, Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, moon, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, forest, 1989, December, slide, film, Fuji, RSP11, 1600asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, captured
Aurora Cairn O Mount au61708jhp 
 Scotland Aurora Borealis display Cairn O’Mount rays red winter active 11th December 1989 taken on the north face of the Cairn O’Mount and which looks across to Clachnaben, the notable hill with a tor rocky outcrop which makes it visible from much of Deeside when looking south. This photo is one of the early ones, I think the third display, I took of an Aurora display using the Fuji RSP 11 35mm slide film rated by Fuji at 1600asa and possibly exposed shorter than the 20 seconds I later settled on and hence the darker and slightly stronger grain effect but actually far more accurate in terms of the human eye perception of a display. It was active around 22.30 to about 23.45 GMT/UT. The project to photograph an Aurora came after a missed opportunity earlier in the year in March with what became known as the Big Aurora, a full Corona over Deeside. I had got the idea of trying to photograph a display following on from my success in 1986 of capturing Halley’s Comet thanks to the support of the Astronomy Ian Shepherd at the Edinburgh Observatory. I had heard about the Big Aurora but had missed the display buried away in my darkroom processing B&W photos for the local newspaper. Ian suggested I contact John MacNicol, President of the Aberdeen Astronomy Society and he eventually tipped me off about my first display of the 23 September and probably about the one captured here. The large dark post is one of the snow poles that line the side of the Cairn road. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Glen, Dye, Cairn, O’Mount, road, Clachnaben, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, Northern, Lights, Merry Dancers, landscape, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, gas, Van, Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, moon, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, forest, 1989, December, slide, film, Fuji, RSP11, 1600asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, captured
Aurora Cairn O Mount au61706jhp 
 Scotland Aurora Borealis quiet display Cairn O’Mount arc winter 11th December 1989 taken on the north face of the Cairn O’Mount and which looks across to Clachnaben, the notable hill with a tor rocky outcrop which makes it visible from much of Deeside when looking south. This photo is one of the early ones, I think the third display, I took of an Aurora display using the Fuji RSP 11 35mm slide film rated by Fuji at 1600asa and possibly exposed shorter than the 20 seconds I later settled on and hence the darker and slightly stronger grain effect but actually far more accurate in terms of the human eye perception of a display. It was active around 22.30 to about 23.45 GMT/UT. The project to photograph an Aurora came after a missed opportunity earlier in the year in March with what became known as the Big Aurora, a full Corona over Deeside. I had got the idea of trying to photograph a display following on from my success in 1986 of capturing Halley’s Comet thanks to the support of the Astronomy Ian Shepherd at the Edinburgh Observatory. I had heard about the Big Aurora but had missed the display buried away in my darkroom processing B&W photos for the local newspaper. Ian suggested I contact John MacNicol, President of the Aberdeen Astronomy Society and he eventually tipped me off about my first display of the 23 September and probably about the one captured here. The large dark post is one of the snow poles that line the side of the Cairn road. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Glen, Dye, Cairn, O’Mount, road, Clachnaben, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, Northern, Lights, Merry Dancers, landscape, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, gas, Van, Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, moon, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, forest, 1989, December, slide, film, Fuji, RSP11, 1600asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, captured
Aurora Cairn O Mount au61705jhp 
 Scotland Aurora Borealis display Cairn O’Mount rays red winter 11th December 1989 taken on the north face of the Cairn O’Mount and which looks across to Clachnaben, the notable hill with a tor rocky outcrop which makes it visible from much of Deeside when looking south. This photo is one of the early ones, I think the third display, I took of an Aurora display using the Fuji RSP 11 35mm slide film rated by Fuji at 1600asa and possibly exposed shorter than the 20 seconds I later settled on and hence the darker and slightly stronger grain effect but actually far more accurate in terms of the human eye perception of a display. It was active around 22.30 to about 23.45 GMT/UT. The project to photograph an Aurora came after a missed opportunity earlier in the year in March with what became known as the Big Aurora, a full Corona over Deeside. I had got the idea of trying to photograph a display following on from my success in 1986 of capturing Halley’s Comet thanks to the support of the Astronomy Ian Shepherd at the Edinburgh Observatory. I had heard about the Big Aurora but had missed the display buried away in my darkroom processing B&W photos for the local newspaper. Ian suggested I contact John MacNicol, President of the Aberdeen Astronomy Society and he eventually tipped me off about my first display of the 23 September and probably about the one captured here. The large dark post is one of the snow poles that line the side of the Cairn road. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Glen, Dye, Cairn, O’Mount, road, Clachnaben, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, Northern, Lights, Merry Dancers, landscape, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, gas, Van, Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, moon, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, forest, 1989, December, slide, film, Fuji, RSP11, 1600asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, captured
Aurora Cairn O Mount au61704jhp 
 Scotland Northern Lights early stage display winter 11th December 1989 taken on the north face of the Cairn O’Mount and which looks across to Clachnaben, the notable hill with a tor rocky outcrop which makes it visible from much of Deeside when looking south. This photo is one of the early ones, I think the third display, I took of an Aurora display using the Fuji RSP 11 35mm slide film rated by Fuji at 1600asa and possibly exposed shorter than the 20 seconds I later settled on and hence the darker and slightly stronger grain effect but actually far more accurate in terms of the human eye perception of a display. It was active around 22.30 to about 23.45 GMT/UT. The project to photograph an Aurora came after a missed opportunity earlier in the year in March with what became known as the Big Aurora, a full Corona over Deeside. I had got the idea of trying to photograph a display following on from my success in 1986 of capturing Halley’s Comet thanks to the support of the Astronomy Ian Shepherd at the Edinburgh Observatory. I had heard about the Big Aurora but had missed the display buried away in my darkroom processing B&W photos for the local newspaper. Ian suggested I contact John MacNicol, President of the Aberdeen Astronomy Society and he eventually tipped me off about my first display of the 23 September and probably about the one captured here. The large dark post is one of the snow poles that line the side of the Cairn road. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Glen, Dye, Cairn, O’Mount, road, Clachnaben, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, Northern, Lights, Merry Dancers, landscape, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, gas, Van, Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, moon, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, forest, 1989, December, slide, film, Fuji, RSP11, 1600asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, captured
Aurora Cairn O Mount au61703jhp 
 Scottish low grade Aurora Borealis display Cairn O’Mount arc active winter 11th December 1989 taken on the north face of the Cairn O’Mount and which looks across to Clachnaben, the notable hill with a tor rocky outcrop which makes it visible from much of Deeside when looking south. This photo is one of the early ones, I think the third display, I took of an Aurora display using the Fuji RSP 11 35mm slide film rated by Fuji at 1600asa and possibly exposed shorter than the 20 seconds I later settled on and hence the darker and slightly stronger grain effect but actually far more accurate in terms of the human eye perception of a display. It was active around 22.30 to about 23.45 GMT/UT. The project to photograph an Aurora came after a missed opportunity earlier in the year in March with what became known as the Big Aurora, a full Corona over Deeside. I had got the idea of trying to photograph a display following on from my success in 1986 of capturing Halley’s Comet thanks to the support of the Astronomy Ian Shepherd at the Edinburgh Observatory. I had heard about the Big Aurora but had missed the display buried away in my darkroom processing B&W photos for the local newspaper. Ian suggested I contact John MacNicol, President of the Aberdeen Astronomy Society and he eventually tipped me off about my first display of the 23 September and probably about the one captured here. The large dark post is one of the snow poles that line the side of the Cairn road. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Glen, Dye, Cairn, O’Mount, road, Clachnaben, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, Northern, Lights, Merry Dancers, landscape, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, gas, Van, Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, moon, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, forest, 1989, December, slide, film, Fuji, RSP11, 1600asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, captured
Aurora Cairn O Mount au617023jhp 
 Scotland Aurora Borealis dying phase Northern sky faint rays yellow red winter 11th December 1989 taken on the north face of the Cairn O’Mount and which looks across to Clachnaben, the notable hill with a tor rocky outcrop which makes it visible from much of Deeside when looking south. This photo is one of the early ones, I think the third display, I took of an Aurora display using the Fuji RSP 11 35mm slide film rated by Fuji at 1600asa and possibly exposed shorter than the 20 seconds I later settled on and hence the darker and slightly stronger grain effect but actually far more accurate in terms of the human eye perception of a display. It was active around 22.30 to about 23.45 GMT/UT. The project to photograph an Aurora came after a missed opportunity earlier in the year in March with what became known as the Big Aurora, a full Corona over Deeside. I had got the idea of trying to photograph a display following on from my success in 1986 of capturing Halley’s Comet thanks to the support of the Astronomy Ian Shepherd at the Edinburgh Observatory. I had heard about the Big Aurora but had missed the display buried away in my darkroom processing B&W photos for the local newspaper. Ian suggested I contact John MacNicol, President of the Aberdeen Astronomy Society and he eventually tipped me off about my first display of the 23 September and probably about the one captured here. The large dark post is one of the snow poles that line the side of the Cairn road. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Glen, Dye, Cairn, O’Mount, road, Clachnaben, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, Northern, Lights, Merry Dancers, landscape, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, gas, Van, Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, moon, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, forest, 1989, December, slide, film, Fuji, RSP11, 1600asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, captured
Aurora Cairn O Mount au617020jhp 
 Scotland Aurora Borealis rays bundle colours ray purple yellow red winter 11th December 1989 taken on the north face of the Cairn O’Mount and which looks across to Clachnaben, the notable hill with a tor rocky outcrop which makes it visible from much of Deeside when looking south. This photo is one of the early ones, I think the third display, I took of an Aurora display using the Fuji RSP 11 35mm slide film rated by Fuji at 1600asa and possibly exposed shorter than the 20 seconds I later settled on and hence the darker and slightly stronger grain effect but actually far more accurate in terms of the human eye perception of a display. It was active around 22.30 to about 23.45 GMT/UT. The project to photograph an Aurora came after a missed opportunity earlier in the year in March with what became known as the Big Aurora, a full Corona over Deeside. I had got the idea of trying to photograph a display following on from my success in 1986 of capturing Halley’s Comet thanks to the support of the Astronomy Ian Shepherd at the Edinburgh Observatory. I had heard about the Big Aurora but had missed the display buried away in my darkroom processing B&W photos for the local newspaper. Ian suggested I contact John MacNicol, President of the Aberdeen Astronomy Society and he eventually tipped me off about my first display of the 23 September and probably about the one captured here. The large dark post is one of the snow poles that line the side of the Cairn road. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Glen, Dye, Cairn, O’Mount, road, Clachnaben, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, Northern, Lights, Merry Dancers, landscape, upright, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, gas, Van, Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, moon, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, forest, 1989, December, slide, film, Fuji, RSP11, 1600asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, captured
Aurora Cairn O Mount au61701jhp 
 Scotland Aurora Borealis arc north Cairn O’Mount winter December 1989 taken on the north face of the Cairn O’Mount and which looks across to Clachnaben, the notable hill with a tor rocky outcrop which makes it visible from much of Deeside when looking south. This photo is one of the early ones, I think the third display, I took of an Aurora display using the Fuji RSP 11 35mm slide film rated by Fuji at 1600asa and possibly exposed shorter than the 20 seconds I later settled on and hence the darker and slightly stronger grain effect but actually far more accurate in terms of the human eye perception of a display. It was active around 22.30 to about 23.45 GMT/UT on the 11th December. The project to photograph an Aurora came after a missed opportunity earlier in the year in March with what became known as the Big Aurora, a full Corona over Deeside. I had got the idea of trying to photograph a display following on from my success in 1986 of capturing Halley’s Comet thanks to the support of the Astronomy Ian Shepherd at the Edinburgh Observatory. I had heard about the Big Aurora but had missed the display buried away in my darkroom processing B&W photos for the local newspaper. Ian suggested I contact John MacNicol, President of the Aberdeen Astronomy Society and he eventually tipped me off about my first display of the 23 September and probably about the one captured here. The large dark post is one of the snow poles that line the side of the Cairn road. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Glen, Dye, Cairn, O’Mount, road, Clachnaben, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, Northern, Lights, Merry Dancers, landscape, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, gas, Van, Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, moon, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, forest, 1989, December, slide, film, Fuji, RSP11, 1600asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, captured
Aurora Cairn O Mount au617018jhp 
 Scotrish Aurora Borealis northwards night sky bright multiple rays yellow red winter 11th December 1989 taken on the north face of the Cairn O’Mount and which looks across to Clachnaben, the notable hill with a tor rocky outcrop which makes it visible from much of Deeside when looking south. This photo is one of the early ones, I think the third display, I took of an Aurora display using the Fuji RSP 11 35mm slide film rated by Fuji at 1600asa and possibly exposed shorter than the 20 seconds I later settled on and hence the darker and slightly stronger grain effect but actually far more accurate in terms of the human eye perception of a display. It was active around 22.30 to about 23.45 GMT/UT. The project to photograph an Aurora came after a missed opportunity earlier in the year in March with what became known as the Big Aurora, a full Corona over Deeside. I had got the idea of trying to photograph a display following on from my success in 1986 of capturing Halley’s Comet thanks to the support of the Astronomy Ian Shepherd at the Edinburgh Observatory. I had heard about the Big Aurora but had missed the display buried away in my darkroom processing B&W photos for the local newspaper. Ian suggested I contact John MacNicol, President of the Aberdeen Astronomy Society and he eventually tipped me off about my first display of the 23 September and probably about the one captured here. The large dark post is one of the snow poles that line the side of the Cairn road. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Glen, Dye, Cairn, O’Mount, road, Clachnaben, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, Northern, Lights, Merry Dancers, landscape, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, gas, Van, Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, moon, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, forest, 1989, December, slide, film, Fuji, RSP11, 1600asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, captured
Aurora Cairn O Mount au617017jhp 
 British Aurora Borealis Cairn O’Mount Ursa Major bright rays yellow red winter 11th December 1989 taken on the north face of the Cairn O’Mount and which looks across to Clachnaben, the notable hill with a tor rocky outcrop which makes it visible from much of Deeside when looking south. This photo is one of the early ones, I think the third display, I took of an Aurora display using the Fuji RSP 11 35mm slide film rated by Fuji at 1600asa and possibly exposed shorter than the 20 seconds I later settled on and hence the darker and slightly stronger grain effect but actually far more accurate in terms of the human eye perception of a display. It was active around 22.30 to about 23.45 GMT/UT. The project to photograph an Aurora came after a missed opportunity earlier in the year in March with what became known as the Big Aurora, a full Corona over Deeside. I had got the idea of trying to photograph a display following on from my success in 1986 of capturing Halley’s Comet thanks to the support of the Astronomy Ian Shepherd at the Edinburgh Observatory. I had heard about the Big Aurora but had missed the display buried away in my darkroom processing B&W photos for the local newspaper. Ian suggested I contact John MacNicol, President of the Aberdeen Astronomy Society and he eventually tipped me off about my first display of the 23 September and probably about the one captured here. The large dark post is one of the snow poles that line the side of the Cairn road. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Glen, Dye, Cairn, O’Mount, road, Clachnaben, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, Northern, Lights, Merry Dancers, landscape, upright, Plough, constellation, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, gas, Van, Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, moon, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, forest, 1989, December, slide, film, Fuji, RSP11, 1600asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, captured
Aurora Cairn O Mount au617016jhp 
 Scotland British Aurora Borealis Plough stars Cairn O’Mount rays yellow red winter 11th December 1989 taken on the north face of the Cairn O’Mount and which looks across to Clachnaben, the notable hill with a tor rocky outcrop which makes it visible from much of Deeside when looking south. This photo is one of the early ones, I think the third display, I took of an Aurora display using the Fuji RSP 11 35mm slide film rated by Fuji at 1600asa and possibly exposed shorter than the 20 seconds I later settled on and hence the darker and slightly stronger grain effect but actually far more accurate in terms of the human eye perception of a display. It was active around 22.30 to about 23.45 GMT/UT. The project to photograph an Aurora came after a missed opportunity earlier in the year in March with what became known as the Big Aurora, a full Corona over Deeside. I had got the idea of trying to photograph a display following on from my success in 1986 of capturing Halley’s Comet thanks to the support of the Astronomy Ian Shepherd at the Edinburgh Observatory. I had heard about the Big Aurora but had missed the display buried away in my darkroom processing B&W photos for the local newspaper. Ian suggested I contact John MacNicol, President of the Aberdeen Astronomy Society and he eventually tipped me off about my first display of the 23 September and probably about the one captured here. The large dark post is one of the snow poles that line the side of the Cairn road. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Glen, Dye, Cairn, O’Mount, road, Clachnaben, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, Northern, Lights, Merry Dancers, landscape, upright, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, gas, Van, Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, moon, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, forest, 1989, December, slide, film, Fuji, RSP11, 1600asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, captured
Aurora Cairn O Mount au617015jhp 
 Scotland Aurora Borealis active phase Cairn O’Mount bright ray yellow red winter 11th December 1989 taken on the north face of the Cairn O’Mount and which looks across to Clachnaben, the notable hill with a tor rocky outcrop which makes it visible from much of Deeside when looking south. This photo is one of the early ones, I think the third display, I took of an Aurora display using the Fuji RSP 11 35mm slide film rated by Fuji at 1600asa and possibly exposed shorter than the 20 seconds I later settled on and hence the darker and slightly stronger grain effect but actually far more accurate in terms of the human eye perception of a display. It was active around 22.30 to about 23.45 GMT/UT. The project to photograph an Aurora came after a missed opportunity earlier in the year in March with what became known as the Big Aurora, a full Corona over Deeside. I had got the idea of trying to photograph a display following on from my success in 1986 of capturing Halley’s Comet thanks to the support of the Astronomy Ian Shepherd at the Edinburgh Observatory. I had heard about the Big Aurora but had missed the display buried away in my darkroom processing B&W photos for the local newspaper. Ian suggested I contact John MacNicol, President of the Aberdeen Astronomy Society and he eventually tipped me off about my first display of the 23 September and probably about the one captured here. The large dark post is one of the snow poles that line the side of the Cairn road. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Glen, Dye, Cairn, O’Mount, road, Clachnaben, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, Northern, Lights, Merry Dancers, landscape, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, gas, Van, Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, moon, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, forest, 1989, December, slide, film, Fuji, RSP11, 1600asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, captured
Aurora Cairn O Mount au617013jhp 
 Scotland Aurora Borealis active phase colourful bright rays yellow red winter 11th December 1989 taken on the north face of the Cairn O’Mount and which looks across to Clachnaben, the notable hill with a tor rocky outcrop which makes it visible from much of Deeside when looking south. This photo is one of the early ones, I think the third display, I took of an Aurora display using the Fuji RSP 11 35mm slide film rated by Fuji at 1600asa and possibly exposed shorter than the 20 seconds I later settled on and hence the darker and slightly stronger grain effect but actually far more accurate in terms of the human eye perception of a display. It was active around 22.30 to about 23.45 GMT/UT. The project to photograph an Aurora came after a missed opportunity earlier in the year in March with what became known as the Big Aurora, a full Corona over Deeside. I had got the idea of trying to photograph a display following on from my success in 1986 of capturing Halley’s Comet thanks to the support of the Astronomy Ian Shepherd at the Edinburgh Observatory. I had heard about the Big Aurora but had missed the display buried away in my darkroom processing B&W photos for the local newspaper. Ian suggested I contact John MacNicol, President of the Aberdeen Astronomy Society and he eventually tipped me off about my first display of the 23 September and probably about the one captured here. The large dark post is one of the snow poles that line the side of the Cairn road. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Glen, Dye, Cairn, O’Mount, road, Clachnaben, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, Northern, Lights, Merry Dancers, landscape, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, gas, Van, Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, moon, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, forest, 1989, December, slide, film, Fuji, RSP11, 1600asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, captured
Aurora Cairn O Mount au617012jhp 
 Scottisah Northern Lights active phase Cairn O’Mount rays stars yellow red winter 11th December 1989 taken on the north face of the Cairn O’Mount and which looks across to Clachnaben, the notable hill with a tor rocky outcrop which makes it visible from much of Deeside when looking south. This photo is one of the early ones, I think the third display, I took of an Aurora display using the Fuji RSP 11 35mm slide film rated by Fuji at 1600asa and possibly exposed shorter than the 20 seconds I later settled on and hence the darker and slightly stronger grain effect but actually far more accurate in terms of the human eye perception of a display. It was active around 22.30 to about 23.45 GMT/UT. The project to photograph an Aurora came after a missed opportunity earlier in the year in March with what became known as the Big Aurora, a full Corona over Deeside. I had got the idea of trying to photograph a display following on from my success in 1986 of capturing Halley’s Comet thanks to the support of the Astronomy Ian Shepherd at the Edinburgh Observatory. I had heard about the Big Aurora but had missed the display buried away in my darkroom processing B&W photos for the local newspaper. Ian suggested I contact John MacNicol, President of the Aberdeen Astronomy Society and he eventually tipped me off about my first display of the 23 September and probably about the one captured here. The large dark post is one of the snow poles that line the side of the Cairn road. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Glen, Dye, Cairn, O’Mount, road, Clachnaben, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, Northern, Lights, Merry Dancers, landscape, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, gas, Van, Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, moon, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, forest, 1989, December, slide, film, Fuji, RSP11, 1600asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, captured
Aurora Cairn O Mount au617011jhp 
 Scottish Aberdeenshire Aurora Borealis colours active phase Cairn O’Mount bright ray yellow red winter 11th December 1989 taken on the north face of the Cairn O’Mount and which looks across to Clachnaben, the notable hill with a tor rocky outcrop which makes it visible from much of Deeside when looking south. This photo is one of the early ones, I think the third display, I took of an Aurora display using the Fuji RSP 11 35mm slide film rated by Fuji at 1600asa and possibly exposed shorter than the 20 seconds I later settled on and hence the darker and slightly stronger grain effect but actually far more accurate in terms of the human eye perception of a display. It was active around 22.30 to about 23.45 GMT/UT. The project to photograph an Aurora came after a missed opportunity earlier in the year in March with what became known as the Big Aurora, a full Corona over Deeside. I had got the idea of trying to photograph a display following on from my success in 1986 of capturing Halley’s Comet thanks to the support of the Astronomy Ian Shepherd at the Edinburgh Observatory. I had heard about the Big Aurora but had missed the display buried away in my darkroom processing B&W photos for the local newspaper. Ian suggested I contact John MacNicol, President of the Aberdeen Astronomy Society and he eventually tipped me off about my first display of the 23 September and probably about the one captured here. The large dark post is one of the snow poles that line the side of the Cairn road. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Glen, Dye, Cairn, O’Mount, road, Clachnaben, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, Northern, Lights, Merry Dancers, landscape, upright, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, gas, Van, Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, moon, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, forest, 1989, December, slide, film, Fuji, RSP11, 1600asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, captured
Aurora Glen Dye au61058jhp 
 Scottish Aurora Borealis display ray single Plough Aberdeenshire autumn 26th & 27th September 1989 taken from Heatheryhaugh just above steep climb out of Glen Dye on the road to the Cairn O’Mount and which looks across to Clachnaben, the notable hill with a tor rocky outcrop which makes it visible from much of Deeside when looking south. This photo is one of the first I took of an Aurora display using the Fuji 400asa slide film and came just after midnight when clouds cleared and made the stars and night sky visible although the large brown patches are moving cloud. The project to photograph an Aurora came after a missed opportunity earlier in the year in March with what became known as the Big Aurora, a full Corona over Deeside. I had got the idea of trying to photograph a display following on from my success in 1986 of capturing Halley’s Comet thanks to the support of the Astronomy Ian Shepherd at the Edinburgh Observatory. I had heard about the Big Aurora but had missed the display buried away in my darkroom processing B&W photos for the local newspaper. Ian suggested I contact John MacNicol, President of the Aberdeen Astronomy Society and he eventually tipped me off about the display captured here.

The project to photograph an Aurora came after a missed opportunity earlier in the year in March with what became known as the Big Aurora, a full Corona over Deeside. I had got the idea of trying to photograph a display following on from my success in 1986 of capturing Halley’s Comet thanks to the support of the Astronomy Ian Shepherd at the Edinburgh Observatory. I had heard about the Big Aurora but had missed the display buried away in my darkroom processing B&W photos for the local newspaper. Ian suggested I contact John MacNicol, President of the Aberdeen Astronomy Society and he eventually tipped me off about the first display I saw. Later tips helped until I started to park at a favourite viewpoint every clear night over the forthcoming years, the days before the Internet, and just watch the night sky.

I photographed using Fuji RHP 400asa, used in this photo, and RSP 11, rated at 1600ASA, the fastest available at the time in 35mm slide film of which this photo is an example and I tried both as well as bracketing exposures around the 20 second mark based on my experiences with photographing the Comet and aware that exposures much longer than 20 seconds incurred the affect of star trail so instead of sharp dots for stars they became lines. Instead of a telephoto lens as per the Comet, for Aurora I used my widest lens, a Nikkor 28mm with a f2.8 widest aperture. Push processing the 400asa slide film at the lab by two stops to the equivalent of 1600asa I found that an exposure around 20 second eventually gave the best results for best colour saturation and exposure and giving the maximum control of grain without it appearing washed out from underexposure. I found that the pushed 400asa stock was finer grained than the RSP11 which was rated at 1600asa-it was later dropped by Fuji when Provia was introduced. This basic arrangement eventually worked best when I moved to a DSLR Fuji S2 in 2003 with an ISO of 1600 giving comparable results to the ASA equivalent and the noise factor was akin to the grain of slide film. As I shot my general landscape work using Fuji I stayed with it for the Aurora although Kodak film was acceptable in quality and results. I felt that the Fuji film handled the reds and greens better anyway and these are in practice the primary colours of Aurora displays when oxygen is excited by the incoming electrons. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Glen, Dye, Cairn, O’Mount, road, Heatheryhaugh, Clachnaben, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, Northern, Lights, Merry Dancers, landscape, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, gas, Van, Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, moon, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, forest, 1989, September, December, slide, film, Fuji, RHP, RSP11, 400asa, 1600asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, 24mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, earliest, first, captured
Aurora Glen Dye au61054jhp 
 Scottish Aurora Borealis display Glen Dye faint multiple rays red autumn 26th & 27th September 1989 taken from Heatheryhaugh just above steep climb out of Glen Dye on the road to the Cairn O’Mount and which looks across to Clachnaben, the notable hill with a tor rocky outcrop which makes it visible from much of Deeside when looking south. This photo is one of the first I took of an Aurora display using the Fuji 400asa slide film and came just after midnight when clouds cleared and made the stars and night sky visible although the large brown patches are moving cloud. The project to photograph an Aurora came after a missed opportunity earlier in the year in March with what became known as the Big Aurora, a full Corona over Deeside. I had got the idea of trying to photograph a display following on from my success in 1986 of capturing Halley’s Comet thanks to the support of the Astronomy Ian Shepherd at the Edinburgh Observatory. I had heard about the Big Aurora but had missed the display buried away in my darkroom processing B&W photos for the local newspaper. Ian suggested I contact John MacNicol, President of the Aberdeen Astronomy Society and he eventually tipped me off about the display captured here.

The project to photograph an Aurora came after a missed opportunity earlier in the year in March with what became known as the Big Aurora, a full Corona over Deeside. I had got the idea of trying to photograph a display following on from my success in 1986 of capturing Halley’s Comet thanks to the support of the Astronomy Ian Shepherd at the Edinburgh Observatory. I had heard about the Big Aurora but had missed the display buried away in my darkroom processing B&W photos for the local newspaper. Ian suggested I contact John MacNicol, President of the Aberdeen Astronomy Society and he eventually tipped me off about the first display I saw. Later tips helped until I started to park at a favourite viewpoint every clear night over the forthcoming years, the days before the Internet, and just watch the night sky.

I photographed using Fuji RHP 400asa, used in this photo, and RSP 11, rated at 1600ASA, the fastest available at the time in 35mm slide film of which this photo is an example and I tried both as well as bracketing exposures around the 20 second mark based on my experiences with photographing the Comet and aware that exposures much longer than 20 seconds incurred the affect of star trail so instead of sharp dots for stars they became lines. Instead of a telephoto lens as per the Comet, for Aurora I used my widest lens, a Nikkor 28mm with a f2.8 widest aperture. Push processing the 400asa slide film at the lab by two stops to the equivalent of 1600asa I found that an exposure around 20 second eventually gave the best results for best colour saturation and exposure and giving the maximum control of grain without it appearing washed out from underexposure. I found that the pushed 400asa stock was finer grained than the RSP11 which was rated at 1600asa-it was later dropped by Fuji when Provia was introduced. This basic arrangement eventually worked best when I moved to a DSLR Fuji S2 in 2003 with an ISO of 1600 giving comparable results to the ASA equivalent and the noise factor was akin to the grain of slide film. As I shot my general landscape work using Fuji I stayed with it for the Aurora although Kodak film was acceptable in quality and results. I felt that the Fuji film handled the reds and greens better anyway and these are in practice the primary colours of Aurora displays when oxygen is excited by the incoming electrons. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Glen, Dye, Cairn, O’Mount, road, Heatheryhaugh, Clachnaben, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, Northern, Lights, Merry Dancers, landscape, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, gas, Van, Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, moon, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, forest, 1989, September, December, slide, film, Fuji, RHP, RSP11, 400asa, 1600asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, 24mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, earliest, first, captured
Aurora Glen Dye au610536jhp 
 Scotland Aurora Borealis rays red clouds moving shapes Aberdeenshire autumn 26th & 27th September 1989 taken from Heatheryhaugh just above steep climb out of Glen Dye on the road to the Cairn O’Mount and which looks across to Clachnaben, the notable hill with a tor rocky outcrop which makes it visible from much of Deeside when looking south. This photo is one of the first I took of an Aurora display using the Fuji 400asa slide film, the end of my first film, and came just after midnight when clouds cleared and made the stars and night sky visible although the large brown patches are moving cloud. The project to photograph an Aurora came after a missed opportunity earlier in the year in March with what became known as the Big Aurora, a full Corona over Deeside. I had got the idea of trying to photograph a display following on from my success in 1986 of capturing Halley’s Comet thanks to the support of the Astronomy Ian Shepherd at the Edinburgh Observatory. I had heard about the Big Aurora but had missed the display buried away in my darkroom processing B&W photos for the local newspaper. Ian suggested I contact John MacNicol, President of the Aberdeen Astronomy Society and he eventually tipped me off about the display captured here.

The project to photograph an Aurora came after a missed opportunity earlier in the year in March with what became known as the Big Aurora, a full Corona over Deeside. I had got the idea of trying to photograph a display following on from my success in 1986 of capturing Halley’s Comet thanks to the support of the Astronomy Ian Shepherd at the Edinburgh Observatory. I had heard about the Big Aurora but had missed the display buried away in my darkroom processing B&W photos for the local newspaper. Ian suggested I contact John MacNicol, President of the Aberdeen Astronomy Society and he eventually tipped me off about the first display I saw. Later tips helped until I started to park at a favourite viewpoint every clear night over the forthcoming years, the days before the Internet, and just watch the night sky.

I photographed using Fuji RHP 400asa, used in this photo, and RSP 11, rated at 1600ASA, the fastest available at the time in 35mm slide film of which this photo is an example and I tried both as well as bracketing exposures around the 20 second mark based on my experiences with photographing the Comet and aware that exposures much longer than 20 seconds incurred the affect of star trail so instead of sharp dots for stars they became lines. Instead of a telephoto lens as per the Comet, for Aurora I used my widest lens, a Nikkor 28mm with a f2.8 widest aperture. Push processing the 400asa slide film at the lab by two stops to the equivalent of 1600asa I found that an exposure around 20 second eventually gave the best results for best colour saturation and exposure and giving the maximum control of grain without it appearing washed out from underexposure. I found that the pushed 400asa stock was finer grained than the RSP11 which was rated at 1600asa-it was later dropped by Fuji when Provia was introduced. This basic arrangement eventually worked best when I moved to a DSLR Fuji S2 in 2003 with an ISO of 1600 giving comparable results to the ASA equivalent and the noise factor was akin to the grain of slide film. As I shot my general landscape work using Fuji I stayed with it for the Aurora although Kodak film was acceptable in quality and results. I felt that the Fuji film handled the reds and greens better anyway and these are in practice the primary colours of Aurora displays when oxygen is excited by the incoming electrons. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Glen, Dye, Cairn, O’Mount, road, Heatheryhaugh, Clachnaben, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, Northern, Lights, Merry Dancers, landscape, upright, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, gas, Van, Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, moon, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, forest, 1989, September, December, slide, film, Fuji, RHP, RSP11, 400asa, 1600asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, 24mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, earliest, first, captured
Aurora Glen Dye au610535jhp 
 Scotland Aurora Borealis Glen Dye strong rays red clouds patterns autumn 26th & 27th September 1989 taken from Heatheryhaugh just above steep climb out of Glen Dye on the road to the Cairn O’Mount and which looks across to Clachnaben, the notable hill with a tor rocky outcrop which makes it visible from much of Deeside when looking south. This photo is one of the first I took of an Aurora display using the Fuji 400asa slide film and came just after midnight when clouds cleared and made the stars and night sky visible although the large brown patches are moving cloud. The project to photograph an Aurora came after a missed opportunity earlier in the year in March with what became known as the Big Aurora, a full Corona over Deeside. I had got the idea of trying to photograph a display following on from my success in 1986 of capturing Halley’s Comet thanks to the support of the Astronomy Ian Shepherd at the Edinburgh Observatory. I had heard about the Big Aurora but had missed the display buried away in my darkroom processing B&W photos for the local newspaper. Ian suggested I contact John MacNicol, President of the Aberdeen Astronomy Society and he eventually tipped me off about the display captured here.

The project to photograph an Aurora came after a missed opportunity earlier in the year in March with what became known as the Big Aurora, a full Corona over Deeside. I had got the idea of trying to photograph a display following on from my success in 1986 of capturing Halley’s Comet thanks to the support of the Astronomy Ian Shepherd at the Edinburgh Observatory. I had heard about the Big Aurora but had missed the display buried away in my darkroom processing B&W photos for the local newspaper. Ian suggested I contact John MacNicol, President of the Aberdeen Astronomy Society and he eventually tipped me off about the first display I saw. Later tips helped until I started to park at a favourite viewpoint every clear night over the forthcoming years, the days before the Internet, and just watch the night sky.

I photographed using Fuji RHP 400asa, used in this photo, and RSP 11, rated at 1600ASA, the fastest available at the time in 35mm slide film of which this photo is an example and I tried both as well as bracketing exposures around the 20 second mark based on my experiences with photographing the Comet and aware that exposures much longer than 20 seconds incurred the affect of star trail so instead of sharp dots for stars they became lines. Instead of a telephoto lens as per the Comet, for Aurora I used my widest lens, a Nikkor 28mm with a f2.8 widest aperture. Push processing the 400asa slide film at the lab by two stops to the equivalent of 1600asa I found that an exposure around 20 second eventually gave the best results for best colour saturation and exposure and giving the maximum control of grain without it appearing washed out from underexposure. I found that the pushed 400asa stock was finer grained than the RSP11 which was rated at 1600asa-it was later dropped by Fuji when Provia was introduced. This basic arrangement eventually worked best when I moved to a DSLR Fuji S2 in 2003 with an ISO of 1600 giving comparable results to the ASA equivalent and the noise factor was akin to the grain of slide film. As I shot my general landscape work using Fuji I stayed with it for the Aurora although Kodak film was acceptable in quality and results. I felt that the Fuji film handled the reds and greens better anyway and these are in practice the primary colours of Aurora displays when oxygen is excited by the incoming electrons. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Glen, Dye, Cairn, O’Mount, road, Heatheryhaugh, Clachnaben, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, Northern, Lights, Merry Dancers, landscape, upright, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, gas, Van, Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, moon, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, forest, 1989, September, December, slide, film, Fuji, RHP, RSP11, 400asa, 1600asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, 24mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, earliest, first, captured
Aurora Glen Dye au610533jhp 
 Scottish Aurora Borealis Northern Lights display rays red clouds stars autumn 26th & 27th September 1989 taken from Heatheryhaugh just above steep climb out of Glen Dye on the road to the Cairn O’Mount and which looks across to Clachnaben, the notable hill with a tor rocky outcrop which makes it visible from much of Deeside when looking south. This photo is one of the first I took of an Aurora display using the Fuji 400asa slide film and came just after midnight when clouds cleared and made the stars and night sky visible although the large brown patches are moving cloud. The project to photograph an Aurora came after a missed opportunity earlier in the year in March with what became known as the Big Aurora, a full Corona over Deeside. I had got the idea of trying to photograph a display following on from my success in 1986 of capturing Halley’s Comet thanks to the support of the Astronomy Ian Shepherd at the Edinburgh Observatory. I had heard about the Big Aurora but had missed the display buried away in my darkroom processing B&W photos for the local newspaper. Ian suggested I contact John MacNicol, President of the Aberdeen Astronomy Society and he eventually tipped me off about the display captured here.

The project to photograph an Aurora came after a missed opportunity earlier in the year in March with what became known as the Big Aurora, a full Corona over Deeside. I had got the idea of trying to photograph a display following on from my success in 1986 of capturing Halley’s Comet thanks to the support of the Astronomy Ian Shepherd at the Edinburgh Observatory. I had heard about the Big Aurora but had missed the display buried away in my darkroom processing B&W photos for the local newspaper. Ian suggested I contact John MacNicol, President of the Aberdeen Astronomy Society and he eventually tipped me off about the first display I saw. Later tips helped until I started to park at a favourite viewpoint every clear night over the forthcoming years, the days before the Internet, and just watch the night sky.

I photographed using Fuji RHP 400asa, used in this photo, and RSP 11, rated at 1600ASA, the fastest available at the time in 35mm slide film of which this photo is an example and I tried both as well as bracketing exposures around the 20 second mark based on my experiences with photographing the Comet and aware that exposures much longer than 20 seconds incurred the affect of star trail so instead of sharp dots for stars they became lines. Instead of a telephoto lens as per the Comet, for Aurora I used my widest lens, a Nikkor 28mm with a f2.8 widest aperture. Push processing the 400asa slide film at the lab by two stops to the equivalent of 1600asa I found that an exposure around 20 second eventually gave the best results for best colour saturation and exposure and giving the maximum control of grain without it appearing washed out from underexposure. I found that the pushed 400asa stock was finer grained than the RSP11 which was rated at 1600asa-it was later dropped by Fuji when Provia was introduced. This basic arrangement eventually worked best when I moved to a DSLR Fuji S2 in 2003 with an ISO of 1600 giving comparable results to the ASA equivalent and the noise factor was akin to the grain of slide film. As I shot my general landscape work using Fuji I stayed with it for the Aurora although Kodak film was acceptable in quality and results. I felt that the Fuji film handled the reds and greens better anyway and these are in practice the primary colours of Aurora displays when oxygen is excited by the incoming electrons. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Glen, Dye, Cairn, O’Mount, road, Heatheryhaugh, Clachnaben, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, Northern, Lights, Merry Dancers, landscape, upright, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, gas, Van, Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, moon, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, forest, 1989, September, December, slide, film, Fuji, RHP, RSP11, 400asa, 1600asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, 24mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, earliest, first, captured
Aurora Glen Dye au610531jhp 
 Scotland photo Aurora Borealis display rays pink clouds windy shapes autumn 26th & 27th September 1989 taken from Heatheryhaugh just above steep climb out of Glen Dye on the road to the Cairn O’Mount and which looks across to Clachnaben, the notable hill with a tor rocky outcrop which makes it visible from much of Deeside when looking south. This photo is one of the first I took of an Aurora display using the Fuji 400asa slide film and came just after midnight when clouds cleared and made the stars and night sky visible although the large brown patches are moving cloud. The project to photograph an Aurora came after a missed opportunity earlier in the year in March with what became known as the Big Aurora, a full Corona over Deeside. I had got the idea of trying to photograph a display following on from my success in 1986 of capturing Halley’s Comet thanks to the support of the Astronomy Ian Shepherd at the Edinburgh Observatory. I had heard about the Big Aurora but had missed the display buried away in my darkroom processing B&W photos for the local newspaper. Ian suggested I contact John MacNicol, President of the Aberdeen Astronomy Society and he eventually tipped me off about the display captured here.

The project to photograph an Aurora came after a missed opportunity earlier in the year in March with what became known as the Big Aurora, a full Corona over Deeside. I had got the idea of trying to photograph a display following on from my success in 1986 of capturing Halley’s Comet thanks to the support of the Astronomy Ian Shepherd at the Edinburgh Observatory. I had heard about the Big Aurora but had missed the display buried away in my darkroom processing B&W photos for the local newspaper. Ian suggested I contact John MacNicol, President of the Aberdeen Astronomy Society and he eventually tipped me off about the first display I saw. Later tips helped until I started to park at a favourite viewpoint every clear night over the forthcoming years, the days before the Internet, and just watch the night sky.

I photographed using Fuji RHP 400asa, used in this photo, and RSP 11, rated at 1600ASA, the fastest available at the time in 35mm slide film of which this photo is an example and I tried both as well as bracketing exposures around the 20 second mark based on my experiences with photographing the Comet and aware that exposures much longer than 20 seconds incurred the affect of star trail so instead of sharp dots for stars they became lines. Instead of a telephoto lens as per the Comet, for Aurora I used my widest lens, a Nikkor 28mm with a f2.8 widest aperture. Push processing the 400asa slide film at the lab by two stops to the equivalent of 1600asa I found that an exposure around 20 second eventually gave the best results for best colour saturation and exposure and giving the maximum control of grain without it appearing washed out from underexposure. I found that the pushed 400asa stock was finer grained than the RSP11 which was rated at 1600asa-it was later dropped by Fuji when Provia was introduced. This basic arrangement eventually worked best when I moved to a DSLR Fuji S2 in 2003 with an ISO of 1600 giving comparable results to the ASA equivalent and the noise factor was akin to the grain of slide film. As I shot my general landscape work using Fuji I stayed with it for the Aurora although Kodak film was acceptable in quality and results. I felt that the Fuji film handled the reds and greens better anyway and these are in practice the primary colours of Aurora displays when oxygen is excited by the incoming electrons. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Glen, Dye, Cairn, O’Mount, road, Heatheryhaugh, Clachnaben, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, Northern, Lights, Merry Dancers, landscape, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, gas, Van, Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, moon, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, forest, 1989, September, December, slide, film, Fuji, RHP, RSP11, 400asa, 1600asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, 24mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, earliest, first, captured
Aurora Glen Dye au61052jhp 
 Scotland Aurora Borealis display Glen Dye overexposed rays trailing stars red autumn 26th & 27th September 1989 taken from Heatheryhaugh just above steep climb out of Glen Dye on the road to the Cairn O’Mount and which looks across to Clachnaben, the notable hill with a tor rocky outcrop which makes it visible from much of Deeside when looking south. This photo is one of the first I took of an Aurora display using the Fuji 400asa slide film and came just after midnight when clouds cleared and made the stars and night sky visible although the large brown patches are moving cloud. The project to photograph an Aurora came after a missed opportunity earlier in the year in March with what became known as the Big Aurora, a full Corona over Deeside. I had got the idea of trying to photograph a display following on from my success in 1986 of capturing Halley’s Comet thanks to the support of the Astronomy Ian Shepherd at the Edinburgh Observatory. I had heard about the Big Aurora but had missed the display buried away in my darkroom processing B&W photos for the local newspaper. Ian suggested I contact John MacNicol, President of the Aberdeen Astronomy Society and he eventually tipped me off about the display captured here.

The project to photograph an Aurora came after a missed opportunity earlier in the year in March with what became known as the Big Aurora, a full Corona over Deeside. I had got the idea of trying to photograph a display following on from my success in 1986 of capturing Halley’s Comet thanks to the support of the Astronomy Ian Shepherd at the Edinburgh Observatory. I had heard about the Big Aurora but had missed the display buried away in my darkroom processing B&W photos for the local newspaper. Ian suggested I contact John MacNicol, President of the Aberdeen Astronomy Society and he eventually tipped me off about the first display I saw. Later tips helped until I started to park at a favourite viewpoint every clear night over the forthcoming years, the days before the Internet, and just watch the night sky.

I photographed using Fuji RHP 400asa, used in this photo, and RSP 11, rated at 1600ASA, the fastest available at the time in 35mm slide film of which this photo is an example and I tried both as well as bracketing exposures around the 20 second mark based on my experiences with photographing the Comet and aware that exposures much longer than 20 seconds incurred the affect of star trail so instead of sharp dots for stars they became lines. Instead of a telephoto lens as per the Comet, for Aurora I used my widest lens, a Nikkor 28mm with a f2.8 widest aperture. Push processing the 400asa slide film at the lab by two stops to the equivalent of 1600asa I found that an exposure around 20 second eventually gave the best results for best colour saturation and exposure and giving the maximum control of grain without it appearing washed out from underexposure. I found that the pushed 400asa stock was finer grained than the RSP11 which was rated at 1600asa-it was later dropped by Fuji when Provia was introduced. This basic arrangement eventually worked best when I moved to a DSLR Fuji S2 in 2003 with an ISO of 1600 giving comparable results to the ASA equivalent and the noise factor was akin to the grain of slide film. As I shot my general landscape work using Fuji I stayed with it for the Aurora although Kodak film was acceptable in quality and results. I felt that the Fuji film handled the reds and greens better anyway and these are in practice the primary colours of Aurora displays when oxygen is excited by the incoming electrons. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Glen, Dye, Cairn, O’Mount, road, Heatheryhaugh, Clachnaben, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, Northern, Lights, Merry Dancers, landscape, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, gas, Van, Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, moon, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, forest, 1989, September, December, slide, film, Fuji, RHP, RSP11, 400asa, 1600asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, 24mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, earliest, first, captured
Aurora Glen Dye au610527jhp 
 Scotland Aurora Borealis night sky strong multiple rays red Arc autumn 26th & 27th September 1989 taken from Heatheryhaugh just above steep climb out of Glen Dye on the road to the Cairn O’Mount and which looks across to Clachnaben, the notable hill with a tor rocky outcrop which makes it visible from much of Deeside when looking south. This photo is one of the first I took of an Aurora display using the Fuji 400asa slide film and came just after midnight when clouds cleared and made the stars and night sky visible although the large brown patches are moving cloud. The project to photograph an Aurora came after a missed opportunity earlier in the year in March with what became known as the Big Aurora, a full Corona over Deeside. I had got the idea of trying to photograph a display following on from my success in 1986 of capturing Halley’s Comet thanks to the support of the Astronomy Ian Shepherd at the Edinburgh Observatory. I had heard about the Big Aurora but had missed the display buried away in my darkroom processing B&W photos for the local newspaper. Ian suggested I contact John MacNicol, President of the Aberdeen Astronomy Society and he eventually tipped me off about the display captured here.

The project to photograph an Aurora came after a missed opportunity earlier in the year in March with what became known as the Big Aurora, a full Corona over Deeside. I had got the idea of trying to photograph a display following on from my success in 1986 of capturing Halley’s Comet thanks to the support of the Astronomy Ian Shepherd at the Edinburgh Observatory. I had heard about the Big Aurora but had missed the display buried away in my darkroom processing B&W photos for the local newspaper. Ian suggested I contact John MacNicol, President of the Aberdeen Astronomy Society and he eventually tipped me off about the first display I saw. Later tips helped until I started to park at a favourite viewpoint every clear night over the forthcoming years, the days before the Internet, and just watch the night sky.

I photographed using Fuji RHP 400asa, used in this photo, and RSP 11, rated at 1600ASA, the fastest available at the time in 35mm slide film of which this photo is an example and I tried both as well as bracketing exposures around the 20 second mark based on my experiences with photographing the Comet and aware that exposures much longer than 20 seconds incurred the affect of star trail so instead of sharp dots for stars they became lines. Instead of a telephoto lens as per the Comet, for Aurora I used my widest lens, a Nikkor 28mm with a f2.8 widest aperture. Push processing the 400asa slide film at the lab by two stops to the equivalent of 1600asa I found that an exposure around 20 second eventually gave the best results for best colour saturation and exposure and giving the maximum control of grain without it appearing washed out from underexposure. I found that the pushed 400asa stock was finer grained than the RSP11 which was rated at 1600asa-it was later dropped by Fuji when Provia was introduced. This basic arrangement eventually worked best when I moved to a DSLR Fuji S2 in 2003 with an ISO of 1600 giving comparable results to the ASA equivalent and the noise factor was akin to the grain of slide film. As I shot my general landscape work using Fuji I stayed with it for the Aurora although Kodak film was acceptable in quality and results. I felt that the Fuji film handled the reds and greens better anyway and these are in practice the primary colours of Aurora displays when oxygen is excited by the incoming electrons. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Glen, Dye, Cairn, O’Mount, road, Heatheryhaugh, Clachnaben, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, Northern, Lights, Merry Dancers, landscape, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, gas, Van, Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, moon, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, forest, 1989, September, December, slide, film, Fuji, RHP, RSP11, 400asa, 1600asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, 24mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, earliest, first, captured
Aurora Glen Dye au610526jhp 
 Scotland Northern Lights Glen Dye many strong bright rays red autumn 26th & 27th September 1989 taken from Heatheryhaugh just above steep climb out of Glen Dye on the road to the Cairn O’Mount and which looks across to Clachnaben, the notable hill with a tor rocky outcrop which makes it visible from much of Deeside when looking south. This photo is one of the first I took of an Aurora display using the Fuji 400asa slide film and came just after midnight when clouds cleared and made the stars and night sky visible although the large brown patches are moving cloud. The project to photograph an Aurora came after a missed opportunity earlier in the year in March with what became known as the Big Aurora, a full Corona over Deeside. I had got the idea of trying to photograph a display following on from my success in 1986 of capturing Halley’s Comet thanks to the support of the Astronomy Ian Shepherd at the Edinburgh Observatory. I had heard about the Big Aurora but had missed the display buried away in my darkroom processing B&W photos for the local newspaper. Ian suggested I contact John MacNicol, President of the Aberdeen Astronomy Society and he eventually tipped me off about the display captured here.

The project to photograph an Aurora came after a missed opportunity earlier in the year in March with what became known as the Big Aurora, a full Corona over Deeside. I had got the idea of trying to photograph a display following on from my success in 1986 of capturing Halley’s Comet thanks to the support of the Astronomy Ian Shepherd at the Edinburgh Observatory. I had heard about the Big Aurora but had missed the display buried away in my darkroom processing B&W photos for the local newspaper. Ian suggested I contact John MacNicol, President of the Aberdeen Astronomy Society and he eventually tipped me off about the first display I saw. Later tips helped until I started to park at a favourite viewpoint every clear night over the forthcoming years, the days before the Internet, and just watch the night sky.

I photographed using Fuji RHP 400asa, used in this photo, and RSP 11, rated at 1600ASA, the fastest available at the time in 35mm slide film of which this photo is an example and I tried both as well as bracketing exposures around the 20 second mark based on my experiences with photographing the Comet and aware that exposures much longer than 20 seconds incurred the affect of star trail so instead of sharp dots for stars they became lines. Instead of a telephoto lens as per the Comet, for Aurora I used my widest lens, a Nikkor 28mm with a f2.8 widest aperture. Push processing the 400asa slide film at the lab by two stops to the equivalent of 1600asa I found that an exposure around 20 second eventually gave the best results for best colour saturation and exposure and giving the maximum control of grain without it appearing washed out from underexposure. I found that the pushed 400asa stock was finer grained than the RSP11 which was rated at 1600asa-it was later dropped by Fuji when Provia was introduced. This basic arrangement eventually worked best when I moved to a DSLR Fuji S2 in 2003 with an ISO of 1600 giving comparable results to the ASA equivalent and the noise factor was akin to the grain of slide film. As I shot my general landscape work using Fuji I stayed with it for the Aurora although Kodak film was acceptable in quality and results. I felt that the Fuji film handled the reds and greens better anyway and these are in practice the primary colours of Aurora displays when oxygen is excited by the incoming electrons. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Glen, Dye, Cairn, O’Mount, road, Heatheryhaugh, Clachnaben, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, Northern, Lights, Merry Dancers, landscape, upright, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, gas, Van, Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, moon, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, forest, 1989, September, December, slide, film, Fuji, RHP, RSP11, 400asa, 1600asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, 24mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, earliest, first, captured
Aurora Glen Dye au610525jhp 
 Scottish active Aurora Borealis Glen Dye rays large red clouds autumn 26th & 27th September 1989 taken from Heatheryhaugh just above steep climb out of Glen Dye on the road to the Cairn O’Mount and which looks across to Clachnaben, the notable hill with a tor rocky outcrop which makes it visible from much of Deeside when looking south. This photo is one of the first I took of an Aurora display using the Fuji 400asa slide film and came just after midnight when clouds cleared and made the stars and night sky visible although the large brown patches are moving cloud. The project to photograph an Aurora came after a missed opportunity earlier in the year in March with what became known as the Big Aurora, a full Corona over Deeside. I had got the idea of trying to photograph a display following on from my success in 1986 of capturing Halley’s Comet thanks to the support of the Astronomy Ian Shepherd at the Edinburgh Observatory. I had heard about the Big Aurora but had missed the display buried away in my darkroom processing B&W photos for the local newspaper. Ian suggested I contact John MacNicol, President of the Aberdeen Astronomy Society and he eventually tipped me off about the display captured here.

The project to photograph an Aurora came after a missed opportunity earlier in the year in March with what became known as the Big Aurora, a full Corona over Deeside. I had got the idea of trying to photograph a display following on from my success in 1986 of capturing Halley’s Comet thanks to the support of the Astronomy Ian Shepherd at the Edinburgh Observatory. I had heard about the Big Aurora but had missed the display buried away in my darkroom processing B&W photos for the local newspaper. Ian suggested I contact John MacNicol, President of the Aberdeen Astronomy Society and he eventually tipped me off about the first display I saw. Later tips helped until I started to park at a favourite viewpoint every clear night over the forthcoming years, the days before the Internet, and just watch the night sky.

I photographed using Fuji RHP 400asa, used in this photo, and RSP 11, rated at 1600ASA, the fastest available at the time in 35mm slide film of which this photo is an example and I tried both as well as bracketing exposures around the 20 second mark based on my experiences with photographing the Comet and aware that exposures much longer than 20 seconds incurred the affect of star trail so instead of sharp dots for stars they became lines. Instead of a telephoto lens as per the Comet, for Aurora I used my widest lens, a Nikkor 28mm with a f2.8 widest aperture. Push processing the 400asa slide film at the lab by two stops to the equivalent of 1600asa I found that an exposure around 20 second eventually gave the best results for best colour saturation and exposure and giving the maximum control of grain without it appearing washed out from underexposure. I found that the pushed 400asa stock was finer grained than the RSP11 which was rated at 1600asa-it was later dropped by Fuji when Provia was introduced. This basic arrangement eventually worked best when I moved to a DSLR Fuji S2 in 2003 with an ISO of 1600 giving comparable results to the ASA equivalent and the noise factor was akin to the grain of slide film. As I shot my general landscape work using Fuji I stayed with it for the Aurora although Kodak film was acceptable in quality and results. I felt that the Fuji film handled the reds and greens better anyway and these are in practice the primary colours of Aurora displays when oxygen is excited by the incoming electrons. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Glen, Dye, Cairn, O’Mount, road, Heatheryhaugh, Clachnaben, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, Northern, Lights, Merry Dancers, landscape, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, gas, Van, Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, moon, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, forest, 1989, September, December, slide, film, Fuji, RHP, RSP11, 400asa, 1600asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, 24mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, earliest, first, captured
Aurora Glen Dye au610524jhp 
 Scotland Merry Dancers display rays red stars several Aurora autumn September 26th & 27th 1989 taken from Heatheryhaugh just above steep climb out of Glen Dye on the road to the Cairn O’Mount and which looks across to Clachnaben, the notable hill with a tor rocky outcrop which makes it visible from much of Deeside when looking south. This photo is one of the first I took of an Aurora display using the Fuji 400asa slide film and came just after midnight when clouds cleared and made the stars and night sky visible although the large brown patches are moving cloud. The project to photograph an Aurora came after a missed opportunity earlier in the year in March with what became known as the Big Aurora, a full Corona over Deeside. I had got the idea of trying to photograph a display following on from my success in 1986 of capturing Halley’s Comet thanks to the support of the Astronomy Ian Shepherd at the Edinburgh Observatory. I had heard about the Big Aurora but had missed the display buried away in my darkroom processing B&W photos for the local newspaper. Ian suggested I contact John MacNicol, President of the Aberdeen Astronomy Society and he eventually tipped me off about the display captured here.

The project to photograph an Aurora came after a missed opportunity earlier in the year in March with what became known as the Big Aurora, a full Corona over Deeside. I had got the idea of trying to photograph a display following on from my success in 1986 of capturing Halley’s Comet thanks to the support of the Astronomy Ian Shepherd at the Edinburgh Observatory. I had heard about the Big Aurora but had missed the display buried away in my darkroom processing B&W photos for the local newspaper. Ian suggested I contact John MacNicol, President of the Aberdeen Astronomy Society and he eventually tipped me off about the first display I saw. Later tips helped until I started to park at a favourite viewpoint every clear night over the forthcoming years, the days before the Internet, and just watch the night sky.

I photographed using Fuji RHP 400asa, used in this photo, and RSP 11, rated at 1600ASA, the fastest available at the time in 35mm slide film of which this photo is an example and I tried both as well as bracketing exposures around the 20 second mark based on my experiences with photographing the Comet and aware that exposures much longer than 20 seconds incurred the affect of star trail so instead of sharp dots for stars they became lines. Instead of a telephoto lens as per the Comet, for Aurora I used my widest lens, a Nikkor 28mm with a f2.8 widest aperture. Push processing the 400asa slide film at the lab by two stops to the equivalent of 1600asa I found that an exposure around 20 second eventually gave the best results for best colour saturation and exposure and giving the maximum control of grain without it appearing washed out from underexposure. I found that the pushed 400asa stock was finer grained than the RSP11 which was rated at 1600asa-it was later dropped by Fuji when Provia was introduced. This basic arrangement eventually worked best when I moved to a DSLR Fuji S2 in 2003 with an ISO of 1600 giving comparable results to the ASA equivalent and the noise factor was akin to the grain of slide film. As I shot my general landscape work using Fuji I stayed with it for the Aurora although Kodak film was acceptable in quality and results. I felt that the Fuji film handled the reds and greens better anyway and these are in practice the primary colours of Aurora displays when oxygen is excited by the incoming electrons. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Glen, Dye, Cairn, O’Mount, road, Heatheryhaugh, Clachnaben, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, Northern, Lights, Merry Dancers, landscape, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, gas, Van, Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, moon, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, forest, 1989, September, December, slide, film, Fuji, RHP, RSP11, 400asa, 1600asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, 24mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, earliest, first, captured
Aurora Glen Dye au610523jhp 
 Scotland Aurora Borealis Glen Dye rays red long exposure clouds 26th & 27th September 1989 taken from Heatheryhaugh just above steep climb out of Glen Dye on the road to the Cairn O’Mount and which looks across to Clachnaben, the notable hill with a tor rocky outcrop which makes it visible from much of Deeside when looking south. This photo is one of the first I took of an Aurora display using the Fuji 400asa slide film and came just after midnight when clouds cleared and made the stars and night sky visible although the large brown patches are moving cloud. The project to photograph an Aurora came after a missed opportunity earlier in the year in March with what became known as the Big Aurora, a full Corona over Deeside. I had got the idea of trying to photograph a display following on from my success in 1986 of capturing Halley’s Comet thanks to the support of the Astronomy Ian Shepherd at the Edinburgh Observatory. I had heard about the Big Aurora but had missed the display buried away in my darkroom processing B&W photos for the local newspaper. Ian suggested I contact John MacNicol, President of the Aberdeen Astronomy Society and he eventually tipped me off about the display captured here.

The project to photograph an Aurora came after a missed opportunity earlier in the year in March with what became known as the Big Aurora, a full Corona over Deeside. I had got the idea of trying to photograph a display following on from my success in 1986 of capturing Halley’s Comet thanks to the support of the Astronomy Ian Shepherd at the Edinburgh Observatory. I had heard about the Big Aurora but had missed the display buried away in my darkroom processing B&W photos for the local newspaper. Ian suggested I contact John MacNicol, President of the Aberdeen Astronomy Society and he eventually tipped me off about the first display I saw. Later tips helped until I started to park at a favourite viewpoint every clear night over the forthcoming years, the days before the Internet, and just watch the night sky.

I photographed using Fuji RHP 400asa, used in this photo, and RSP 11, rated at 1600ASA, the fastest available at the time in 35mm slide film of which this photo is an example and I tried both as well as bracketing exposures around the 20 second mark based on my experiences with photographing the Comet and aware that exposures much longer than 20 seconds incurred the affect of star trail so instead of sharp dots for stars they became lines. Instead of a telephoto lens as per the Comet, for Aurora I used my widest lens, a Nikkor 28mm with a f2.8 widest aperture. Push processing the 400asa slide film at the lab by two stops to the equivalent of 1600asa I found that an exposure around 20 second eventually gave the best results for best colour saturation and exposure and giving the maximum control of grain without it appearing washed out from underexposure. I found that the pushed 400asa stock was finer grained than the RSP11 which was rated at 1600asa-it was later dropped by Fuji when Provia was introduced. This basic arrangement eventually worked best when I moved to a DSLR Fuji S2 in 2003 with an ISO of 1600 giving comparable results to the ASA equivalent and the noise factor was akin to the grain of slide film. As I shot my general landscape work using Fuji I stayed with it for the Aurora although Kodak film was acceptable in quality and results. I felt that the Fuji film handled the reds and greens better anyway and these are in practice the primary colours of Aurora displays when oxygen is excited by the incoming electrons. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Glen, Dye, Cairn, O’Mount, road, Heatheryhaugh, Clachnaben, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, Northern, Lights, Merry Dancers, landscape, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, gas, Van, Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, moon, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, forest, 1989, September, December, slide, film, Fuji, RHP, RSP11, 400asa, 1600asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, 24mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, earliest, first, captured
Aurora Glen Dye au610521jhp 
 Scotland Northern Lights Clachnaben hill rays mulitple red autumn 26th & 27th September 1989 taken from Heatheryhaugh just above steep climb out of Glen Dye on the road to the Cairn O’Mount and which looks across to Clachnaben, the notable hill with a tor rocky outcrop which makes it visible from much of Deeside when looking south. This photo is one of the first I took of an Aurora display using the Fuji 400asa slide film and came just after midnight when clouds cleared and made the stars and night sky visible although the large brown patches are moving cloud. The project to photograph an Aurora came after a missed opportunity earlier in the year in March with what became known as the Big Aurora, a full Corona over Deeside. I had got the idea of trying to photograph a display following on from my success in 1986 of capturing Halley’s Comet thanks to the support of the Astronomy Ian Shepherd at the Edinburgh Observatory. I had heard about the Big Aurora but had missed the display buried away in my darkroom processing B&W photos for the local newspaper. Ian suggested I contact John MacNicol, President of the Aberdeen Astronomy Society and he eventually tipped me off about the display captured here.

The project to photograph an Aurora came after a missed opportunity earlier in the year in March with what became known as the Big Aurora, a full Corona over Deeside. I had got the idea of trying to photograph a display following on from my success in 1986 of capturing Halley’s Comet thanks to the support of the Astronomy Ian Shepherd at the Edinburgh Observatory. I had heard about the Big Aurora but had missed the display buried away in my darkroom processing B&W photos for the local newspaper. Ian suggested I contact John MacNicol, President of the Aberdeen Astronomy Society and he eventually tipped me off about the first display I saw. Later tips helped until I started to park at a favourite viewpoint every clear night over the forthcoming years, the days before the Internet, and just watch the night sky.

I photographed using Fuji RHP 400asa, used in this photo, and RSP 11, rated at 1600ASA, the fastest available at the time in 35mm slide film of which this photo is an example and I tried both as well as bracketing exposures around the 20 second mark based on my experiences with photographing the Comet and aware that exposures much longer than 20 seconds incurred the affect of star trail so instead of sharp dots for stars they became lines. Instead of a telephoto lens as per the Comet, for Aurora I used my widest lens, a Nikkor 28mm with a f2.8 widest aperture. Push processing the 400asa slide film at the lab by two stops to the equivalent of 1600asa I found that an exposure around 20 second eventually gave the best results for best colour saturation and exposure and giving the maximum control of grain without it appearing washed out from underexposure. I found that the pushed 400asa stock was finer grained than the RSP11 which was rated at 1600asa-it was later dropped by Fuji when Provia was introduced. This basic arrangement eventually worked best when I moved to a DSLR Fuji S2 in 2003 with an ISO of 1600 giving comparable results to the ASA equivalent and the noise factor was akin to the grain of slide film. As I shot my general landscape work using Fuji I stayed with it for the Aurora although Kodak film was acceptable in quality and results. I felt that the Fuji film handled the reds and greens better anyway and these are in practice the primary colours of Aurora displays when oxygen is excited by the incoming electrons. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Glen, Dye, Cairn, O’Mount, road, Heatheryhaugh, Clachnaben, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, Northern, Lights, Merry Dancers, landscape, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, gas, Van, Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, moon, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, forest, 1989, September, December, slide, film, Fuji, RHP, RSP11, 400asa, 1600asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, 24mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, earliest, first, captured
Aurora Glen Dye au610520jhp 
 Scotland Aurora Borealis display rays red clouds Jim Henderson Photo autumn 26th & 27th September 1989 taken from Heatheryhaugh just above steep climb out of Glen Dye on the road to the Cairn O’Mount and which looks across to Clachnaben, the notable hill with a tor rocky outcrop which makes it visible from much of Deeside when looking south. This photo is one of the first I took of an Aurora display using the Fuji 400asa slide film, the first film I tried out, and came just after midnight when clouds cleared and made the stars and night sky visible although the large brown patches are moving cloud. The project to photograph an Aurora came after a missed opportunity earlier in the year in March with what became known as the Big Aurora, a full Corona over Deeside. I had got the idea of trying to photograph a display following on from my success in 1986 of capturing Halley’s Comet thanks to the support of the Astronomy Ian Shepherd at the Edinburgh Observatory. I had heard about the Big Aurora but had missed the display buried away in my darkroom processing B&W photos for the local newspaper. Ian suggested I contact John MacNicol, President of the Aberdeen Astronomy Society and he eventually tipped me off about the display captured here.

The project to photograph an Aurora came after a missed opportunity earlier in the year in March with what became known as the Big Aurora, a full Corona over Deeside. I had got the idea of trying to photograph a display following on from my success in 1986 of capturing Halley’s Comet thanks to the support of the Astronomy Ian Shepherd at the Edinburgh Observatory. I had heard about the Big Aurora but had missed the display buried away in my darkroom processing B&W photos for the local newspaper. Ian suggested I contact John MacNicol, President of the Aberdeen Astronomy Society and he eventually tipped me off about the first display I saw. Later tips helped until I started to park at a favourite viewpoint every clear night over the forthcoming years, the days before the Internet, and just watch the night sky.

I photographed using Fuji RHP 400asa, used in this photo, and RSP 11, rated at 1600ASA, the fastest available at the time in 35mm slide film of which this photo is an example and I tried both as well as bracketing exposures around the 20 second mark based on my experiences with photographing the Comet and aware that exposures much longer than 20 seconds incurred the affect of star trail so instead of sharp dots for stars they became lines. Instead of a telephoto lens as per the Comet, for Aurora I used my widest lens, a Nikkor 28mm with a f2.8 widest aperture. Push processing the 400asa slide film at the lab by two stops to the equivalent of 1600asa I found that an exposure around 20 second eventually gave the best results for best colour saturation and exposure and giving the maximum control of grain without it appearing washed out from underexposure. I found that the pushed 400asa stock was finer grained than the RSP11 which was rated at 1600asa-it was later dropped by Fuji when Provia was introduced. This basic arrangement eventually worked best when I moved to a DSLR Fuji S2 in 2003 with an ISO of 1600 giving comparable results to the ASA equivalent and the noise factor was akin to the grain of slide film. As I shot my general landscape work using Fuji I stayed with it for the Aurora although Kodak film was acceptable in quality and results. I felt that the Fuji film handled the reds and greens better anyway and these are in practice the primary colours of Aurora displays when oxygen is excited by the incoming electrons. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Glen, Dye, Cairn, O’Mount, road, Heatheryhaugh, Clachnaben, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, Northern, Lights, Merry Dancers, landscape, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, gas, Van, Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, moon, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, forest, 1989, September, December, slide, film, Fuji, RHP, RSP11, 400asa, 1600asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, 24mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, earliest, first, captured
Aurora Glen Dye au61051jhp 
 Scotland Aurora Borealis display Glen Dye rays clouds first photo autumn 26th & 27th September 1989 taken from Heatheryhaugh just above steep climb out of Glen Dye on the road to the Cairn O’Mount and which looks across to Clachnaben, the notable hill with a tor rocky outcrop which makes it visible from much of Deeside when looking south. This photo was the first I took of an Aurora display using the Fuji 400asa slide film and came just after midnight when clouds cleared and made the stars and night sky visible and some rays visible through the gaps. This was probably an underexposure, maybe 10 seconds or so. The project to photograph an Aurora came after a missed opportunity earlier in the year in March with what became known as the Big Aurora, a full Corona over Deeside. I had got the idea of trying to photograph a display following on from my success in 1986 of capturing Halley’s Comet thanks to the support of the Astronomy Ian Shepherd at the Edinburgh Observatory. I had heard about the Big Aurora but had missed the display buried away in my darkroom processing B&W photos for the local newspaper. Ian suggested I contact John MacNicol, President of the Aberdeen Astronomy Society and he eventually tipped me off about the display captured here.

The project to photograph an Aurora came after a missed opportunity earlier in the year in March with what became known as the Big Aurora, a full Corona over Deeside. I had got the idea of trying to photograph a display following on from my success in 1986 of capturing Halley’s Comet thanks to the support of the Astronomy Ian Shepherd at the Edinburgh Observatory. I had heard about the Big Aurora but had missed the display buried away in my darkroom processing B&W photos for the local newspaper. Ian suggested I contact John MacNicol, President of the Aberdeen Astronomy Society and he eventually tipped me off about the first display I saw. Later tips helped until I started to park at a favourite viewpoint every clear night over the forthcoming years, the days before the Internet, and just watch the night sky.

I photographed using Fuji RHP 400asa, used in this photo, and RSP 11, rated at 1600ASA, the fastest available at the time in 35mm slide film of which this photo is an example and I tried both as well as bracketing exposures around the 20 second mark based on my experiences with photographing the Comet and aware that exposures much longer than 20 seconds incurred the affect of star trail so instead of sharp dots for stars they became lines. Instead of a telephoto lens as per the Comet, for Aurora I used my widest lens, a Nikkor 28mm with a f2.8 widest aperture. Push processing the 400asa slide film at the lab by two stops to the equivalent of 1600asa I found that an exposure around 20 second eventually gave the best results for best colour saturation and exposure and giving the maximum control of grain without it appearing washed out from underexposure. I found that the pushed 400asa stock was finer grained than the RSP11 which was rated at 1600asa-it was later dropped by Fuji when Provia was introduced. This basic arrangement eventually worked best when I moved to a DSLR Fuji S2 in 2003 with an ISO of 1600 giving comparable results to the ASA equivalent and the noise factor was akin to the grain of slide film. As I shot my general landscape work using Fuji I stayed with it for the Aurora although Kodak film was acceptable in quality and results. I felt that the Fuji film handled the reds and greens better anyway and these are in practice the primary colours of Aurora displays when oxygen is excited by the incoming electrons. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Glen, Dye, Cairn, O’Mount, road, Heatheryhaugh, Clachnaben, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, Northern, Lights, Merry Dancers, landscape, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, gas, Van, Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, moon, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, forest, 1989, September, December, slide, film, Fuji, RHP, RSP11, 400asa, 1600asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, 24mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, earliest, first, captured
Aurora Glen Dye au610517jhp 
 Aberdeenshire Aurora Borealis display Glen Dye faint rays clouds gaps autumn 26th & 27th September 1989 taken from Heatheryhaugh just above steep climb out of Glen Dye on the road to the Cairn O’Mount and which looks across to Clachnaben, the notable hill with a tor rocky outcrop which makes it visible from much of Deeside when looking south. This photo is one of the first I took of an Aurora display using the Fuji 400asa slide film and came just after midnight when clouds cleared and made the stars and night sky visible although the large brown patches are moving cloud. The project to photograph an Aurora came after a missed opportunity earlier in the year in March with what became known as the Big Aurora, a full Corona over Deeside. I had got the idea of trying to photograph a display following on from my success in 1986 of capturing Halley’s Comet thanks to the support of the Astronomy Ian Shepherd at the Edinburgh Observatory. I had heard about the Big Aurora but had missed the display buried away in my darkroom processing B&W photos for the local newspaper. Ian suggested I contact John MacNicol, President of the Aberdeen Astronomy Society and he eventually tipped me off about the display captured here.

The project to photograph an Aurora came after a missed opportunity earlier in the year in March with what became known as the Big Aurora, a full Corona over Deeside. I had got the idea of trying to photograph a display following on from my success in 1986 of capturing Halley’s Comet thanks to the support of the Astronomy Ian Shepherd at the Edinburgh Observatory. I had heard about the Big Aurora but had missed the display buried away in my darkroom processing B&W photos for the local newspaper. Ian suggested I contact John MacNicol, President of the Aberdeen Astronomy Society and he eventually tipped me off about the first display I saw. Later tips helped until I started to park at a favourite viewpoint every clear night over the forthcoming years, the days before the Internet, and just watch the night sky.

I photographed using Fuji RHP 400asa, used in this photo, and RSP 11, rated at 1600ASA, the fastest available at the time in 35mm slide film of which this photo is an example and I tried both as well as bracketing exposures around the 20 second mark based on my experiences with photographing the Comet and aware that exposures much longer than 20 seconds incurred the affect of star trail so instead of sharp dots for stars they became lines. Instead of a telephoto lens as per the Comet, for Aurora I used my widest lens, a Nikkor 28mm with a f2.8 widest aperture. Push processing the 400asa slide film at the lab by two stops to the equivalent of 1600asa I found that an exposure around 20 second eventually gave the best results for best colour saturation and exposure and giving the maximum control of grain without it appearing washed out from underexposure. I found that the pushed 400asa stock was finer grained than the RSP11 which was rated at 1600asa-it was later dropped by Fuji when Provia was introduced. This basic arrangement eventually worked best when I moved to a DSLR Fuji S2 in 2003 with an ISO of 1600 giving comparable results to the ASA equivalent and the noise factor was akin to the grain of slide film. As I shot my general landscape work using Fuji I stayed with it for the Aurora although Kodak film was acceptable in quality and results. I felt that the Fuji film handled the reds and greens better anyway and these are in practice the primary colours of Aurora displays when oxygen is excited by the incoming electrons. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Glen, Dye, Cairn, O’Mount, road, Heatheryhaugh, Clachnaben, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, Northern, Lights, Merry Dancers, landscape, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, gas, Van, Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, moon, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, forest, 1989, September, December, slide, film, Fuji, RHP, RSP11, 400asa, 1600asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, 24mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, earliest, first, captured
Aurora Cairn O Mount au617120jhp 
 Scotland Aurora Borealis maximum bright strong display winter hills Boxing Day December Cairn O’Mount 1989 taken from just below the Cairn O’Mount on its North face and which looks northwards towards Deeside. This photo is from the fourth Aurora Display I photographed after my first one in September and the arc started to develop from 22.00 hrs UT onwards. I felt that the summit of the Cairn would be a good vantage point and offer uncluttered views northwards. It was a good light pollution free viewpoint but apart from an occasional passing car, headlights a headache during an exposure, I soon realised that it was along way to go and of course further south of and way from any displays. In some of the photos there are two small lights on the horizon which I reckoned were from a farm on the Hill of Fare several miles to the north. The single dark pole is a snow pole and on the side of the nearby hillside are snow fences. This display was a classic in terms of an Arc, waxing and waning until it reached a point of no return when single and then multiple burst upwards from the arc as well as moving quite rapidly from right to left; East to West. Generally the colour was a pale whitish/yellow colour with a hint of red in some of the rays.

The project to photograph an Aurora came after a missed opportunity earlier in the year in March with what became known as the Big Aurora, a full Corona over Deeside. I had got the idea of trying to photograph a display following on from my success in 1986 of capturing Halley’s Comet thanks to the support of the Astronomy Ian Shepherd at the Edinburgh Observatory. I had heard about the Big Aurora but had missed the display buried away in my darkroom processing B&W photos for the local newspaper. Ian suggested I contact John MacNicol, President of the Aberdeen Astronomy Society and he eventually tipped me off about the first display I saw. Later tips helped until I started to park at a favourite viewpoint every clear night over the forthcoming years, the days before the Internet, and just watch the night sky.

I took Fuji RHP 400asa and RSP 11, rated at 1600ASA, the fastest available at the time in 35mm slide film of which this photo is an example and I tried both as well as bracketing exposures around the 20 second mark based on my experiences with photographing the Comet and aware that exposures much longer than that incurred the affect of star trail so instead of sharp dots for stars they became lines. Instead of a telephoto lens as per the Comet, for Aurora I used my widest lens, a Nikkor 28mm with a f2.8 widest aperture. Push processing the slide film at the Fuji lab by two stops to the equivalent of 1600asa I found that an exposure around 20 second eventually gave the best results for best colour saturation and exposure and giving the maximum control of grain without it appearing washed out from underexposure. This basic arrangement eventually worked best when I moved to a DSLR Fuji S2 in 2003 with an ISO of 1600 giving comparable results to the ASA equivalent and the noise factor was akin to the grain of slide film. As I shot my general landscape work using Fuji I stayed with it for the Aurora although Kodak film was acceptable in quality and results. I felt that the Fuji film handled the reds and greens better anyway and these are in practice the primary colours of Aurora displays when oxygen is excited by the incoming electrons. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Glen, Dye, Cairn, O’Mount, road, Heatheryhaugh, Clachnaben, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, Northern, Lights, Merry Dancers, landscape, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, gas, Van, Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, moon, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, forest, 1989, September, December, Boxing, Day, slide, film, Fuji, RHP, RSP11, 400asa, 1600asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, 24mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, earliest, first, captured
Aurora Cairn O Mount au617119jhp 
 Scotland Aurora Borealis Boxing Day December rays bright Cairn O’Mount 1989 taken from just below the Cairn O’Mount on its North face and which looks northwards towards Deeside. This photo is from the fourth Aurora Display I photographed after my first one in September and the arc started to develop from 22.00 hrs UT onwards. I felt that the summit of the Cairn would be a good vantage point and offer uncluttered views northwards. It was a good light pollution free viewpoint but apart from an occasional passing car, headlights a headache during an exposure, I soon realised that it was along way to go and of course further south of and way from any displays. In some of the photos there are two small lights on the horizon which I reckoned were from a farm on the Hill of Fare several miles to the north. The single dark pole is a snow pole and on the side of the nearby hillside are snow fences. This display was a classic in terms of an Arc, waxing and waning until it reached a point of no return when single and then multiple burst upwards from the arc as well as moving quite rapidly from right to left; East to West. Generally the colour was a pale whitish/yellow colour with a hint of red in some of the rays.

The project to photograph an Aurora came after a missed opportunity earlier in the year in March with what became known as the Big Aurora, a full Corona over Deeside. I had got the idea of trying to photograph a display following on from my success in 1986 of capturing Halley’s Comet thanks to the support of the Astronomy Ian Shepherd at the Edinburgh Observatory. I had heard about the Big Aurora but had missed the display buried away in my darkroom processing B&W photos for the local newspaper. Ian suggested I contact John MacNicol, President of the Aberdeen Astronomy Society and he eventually tipped me off about the first display I saw. Later tips helped until I started to park at a favourite viewpoint every clear night over the forthcoming years, the days before the Internet, and just watch the night sky.

I took Fuji RHP 400asa and RSP 11, rated at 1600ASA, the fastest available at the time in 35mm slide film of which this photo is an example and I tried both as well as bracketing exposures around the 20 second mark based on my experiences with photographing the Comet and aware that exposures much longer than that incurred the affect of star trail so instead of sharp dots for stars they became lines. Instead of a telephoto lens as per the Comet, for Aurora I used my widest lens, a Nikkor 28mm with a f2.8 widest aperture. Push processing the slide film at the Fuji lab by two stops to the equivalent of 1600asa I found that an exposure around 20 second eventually gave the best results for best colour saturation and exposure and giving the maximum control of grain without it appearing washed out from underexposure. This basic arrangement eventually worked best when I moved to a DSLR Fuji S2 in 2003 with an ISO of 1600 giving comparable results to the ASA equivalent and the noise factor was akin to the grain of slide film. As I shot my general landscape work using Fuji I stayed with it for the Aurora although Kodak film was acceptable in quality and results. I felt that the Fuji film handled the reds and greens better anyway and these are in practice the primary colours of Aurora displays when oxygen is excited by the incoming electrons. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Glen, Dye, Cairn, O’Mount, road, Heatheryhaugh, Clachnaben, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, Northern, Lights, Merry Dancers, landscape, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, gas, Van, Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, moon, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, forest, 1989, September, December, Boxing, Day, slide, film, Fuji, RHP, RSP11, 400asa, 1600asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, 24mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, earliest, first, captured
Aurora Cairn O Mount au617118jhp 
 Scottish Aurora Borealis display Boxing Day west rays Cairn O’Mount 1989 taken from just below the Cairn O’Mount on its North face and which looks northwards towards Deeside. This photo is from the fourth Aurora Display I photographed after my first one in September and the arc started to develop from 22.00 hrs UT onwards. I felt that the summit of the Cairn would be a good vantage point and offer uncluttered views northwards. It was a good light pollution free viewpoint but apart from an occasional passing car, headlights a headache during an exposure, I soon realised that it was along way to go and of course further south of and way from any displays. In some of the photos there are two small lights on the horizon which I reckoned were from a farm on the Hill of Fare several miles to the north. The single dark pole is a snow pole and on the side of the nearby hillside are snow fences. This display was a classic in terms of an Arc, waxing and waning until it reached a point of no return when single and then multiple burst upwards from the arc as well as moving quite rapidly from right to left; East to West. Generally the colour was a pale whitish/yellow colour with a hint of red in some of the rays.

The project to photograph an Aurora came after a missed opportunity earlier in the year in March with what became known as the Big Aurora, a full Corona over Deeside. I had got the idea of trying to photograph a display following on from my success in 1986 of capturing Halley’s Comet thanks to the support of the Astronomy Ian Shepherd at the Edinburgh Observatory. I had heard about the Big Aurora but had missed the display buried away in my darkroom processing B&W photos for the local newspaper. Ian suggested I contact John MacNicol, President of the Aberdeen Astronomy Society and he eventually tipped me off about the first display I saw. Later tips helped until I started to park at a favourite viewpoint every clear night over the forthcoming years, the days before the Internet, and just watch the night sky.

I took Fuji RHP 400asa and RSP 11, rated at 1600ASA, the fastest available at the time in 35mm slide film of which this photo is an example and I tried both as well as bracketing exposures around the 20 second mark based on my experiences with photographing the Comet and aware that exposures much longer than that incurred the affect of star trail so instead of sharp dots for stars they became lines. Instead of a telephoto lens as per the Comet, for Aurora I used my widest lens, a Nikkor 28mm with a f2.8 widest aperture. Push processing the slide film at the Fuji lab by two stops to the equivalent of 1600asa I found that an exposure around 20 second eventually gave the best results for best colour saturation and exposure and giving the maximum control of grain without it appearing washed out from underexposure. This basic arrangement eventually worked best when I moved to a DSLR Fuji S2 in 2003 with an ISO of 1600 giving comparable results to the ASA equivalent and the noise factor was akin to the grain of slide film. As I shot my general landscape work using Fuji I stayed with it for the Aurora although Kodak film was acceptable in quality and results. I felt that the Fuji film handled the reds and greens better anyway and these are in practice the primary colours of Aurora displays when oxygen is excited by the incoming electrons 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Glen, Dye, Cairn, O’Mount, road, Heatheryhaugh, Clachnaben, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, multiple, Rays, Northern, Lights, Merry Dancers, landscape, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, gas, Van, Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, moon, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, forest, 1989, September, December, Boxing, Day, slide, film, Fuji, RHP, RSP11, 400asa, 1600asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, 24mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, earliest, first, captured
Aurora Cairn O Mount au617117jhp 
 Scotland Aurora Borealis moving ray red headlights Boxing Day Aberdeenshire December Cairn O’Mount 1989 taken from just below the Cairn O’Mount on its North face and which looks northwards towards Deeside. This photo is from the fourth Aurora Display I photographed after my first one in September and the arc started to develop from 22.00 hrs UT onwards. I felt that the summit of the Cairn would be a good vantage point and offer uncluttered views northwards. It was a good light pollution free viewpoint but apart from an occasional passing car, headlights a headache during an exposure, I soon realised that it was along way to go and of course further south of and way from any displays. In some of the photos there are two small lights on the horizon which I reckoned were from a farm on the Hill of Fare several miles to the north. The single dark pole is a snow pole and on the side of the nearby hillside are snow fences. This display was a classic in terms of an Arc, waxing and waning until it reached a point of no return when single and then multiple burst upwards from the arc as well as moving quite rapidly from right to left; East to West. Generally the colour was a pale whitish/yellow colour with a hint of red in some of the rays.

The project to photograph an Aurora came after a missed opportunity earlier in the year in March with what became known as the Big Aurora, a full Corona over Deeside. I had got the idea of trying to photograph a display following on from my success in 1986 of capturing Halley’s Comet thanks to the support of the Astronomy Ian Shepherd at the Edinburgh Observatory. I had heard about the Big Aurora but had missed the display buried away in my darkroom processing B&W photos for the local newspaper. Ian suggested I contact John MacNicol, President of the Aberdeen Astronomy Society and he eventually tipped me off about the first display I saw. Later tips helped until I started to park at a favourite viewpoint every clear night over the forthcoming years, the days before the Internet, and just watch the night sky.

I took Fuji RHP 400asa and RSP 11, rated at 1600ASA, the fastest available at the time in 35mm slide film of which this photo is an example and I tried both as well as bracketing exposures around the 20 second mark based on my experiences with photographing the Comet and aware that exposures much longer than that incurred the affect of star trail so instead of sharp dots for stars they became lines. Instead of a telephoto lens as per the Comet, for Aurora I used my widest lens, a Nikkor 28mm with a f2.8 widest aperture. Push processing the slide film at the Fuji lab by two stops to the equivalent of 1600asa I found that an exposure around 20 second eventually gave the best results for best colour saturation and exposure and giving the maximum control of grain without it appearing washed out from underexposure. This basic arrangement eventually worked best when I moved to a DSLR Fuji S2 in 2003 with an ISO of 1600 giving comparable results to the ASA equivalent and the noise factor was akin to the grain of slide film. As I shot my general landscape work using Fuji I stayed with it for the Aurora although Kodak film was acceptable in quality and results. I felt that the Fuji film handled the reds and greens better anyway and these are in practice the primary colours of Aurora displays when oxygen is excited by the incoming electrons 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Glen, Dye, Cairn, O’Mount, road, Heatheryhaugh, Clachnaben, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, Northern, Lights, Merry Dancers, landscape, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, gas, Van, Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, moon, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, forest, 1989, September, December, Boxing, Day, slide, film, Fuji, RHP, RSP11, 400asa, 1600asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, 24mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, earliest, first, captured
Aurora Cairn O Mount au617115jhp 
 Scotland Northern Lights multiple rays arc red yellow display 1989 Boxing Day December Cairn O’Mount taken from just below the Cairn O’Mount on its North face and which looks northwards towards Deeside. This photo is from the fourth Aurora Display I photographed after my first one in September and the arc started to develop from 22.00 hrs UT onwards. I felt that the summit of the Cairn would be a good vantage point and offer uncluttered views northwards. It was a good light pollution free viewpoint but apart from an occasional passing car, headlights a headache during an exposure, I soon realised that it was along way to go and of course further south of and way from any displays. In some of the photos there are two small lights on the horizon which I reckoned were from a farm on the Hill of Fare several miles to the north. The single dark pole is a snow pole and on the side of the nearby hillside are snow fences. This display was a classic in terms of an Arc, waxing and waning until it reached a point of no return when single and then multiple burst upwards from the arc as well as moving quite rapidly from right to left; East to West. Generally the colour was a pale whitish/yellow colour with a hint of red in some of the rays.

The project to photograph an Aurora came after a missed opportunity earlier in the year in March with what became known as the Big Aurora, a full Corona over Deeside. I had got the idea of trying to photograph a display following on from my success in 1986 of capturing Halley’s Comet thanks to the support of the Astronomy Ian Shepherd at the Edinburgh Observatory. I had heard about the Big Aurora but had missed the display buried away in my darkroom processing B&W photos for the local newspaper. Ian suggested I contact John MacNicol, President of the Aberdeen Astronomy Society and he eventually tipped me off about the first display I saw. Later tips helped until I started to park at a favourite viewpoint every clear night over the forthcoming years, the days before the Internet, and just watch the night sky.

I took Fuji RHP 400asa and RSP 11, rated at 1600ASA, the fastest available at the time in 35mm slide film of which this photo is an example and I tried both as well as bracketing exposures around the 20 second mark based on my experiences with photographing the Comet and aware that exposures much longer than that incurred the affect of star trail so instead of sharp dots for stars they became lines. Instead of a telephoto lens as per the Comet, for Aurora I used my widest lens, a Nikkor 28mm with a f2.8 widest aperture. Push processing the slide film at the Fuji lab by two stops to the equivalent of 1600asa I found that an exposure around 20 second eventually gave the best results for best colour saturation and exposure and giving the maximum control of grain without it appearing washed out from underexposure. This basic arrangement eventually worked best when I moved to a DSLR Fuji S2 in 2003 with an ISO of 1600 giving comparable results to the ASA equivalent and the noise factor was akin to the grain of slide film. As I shot my general landscape work using Fuji I stayed with it for the Aurora although Kodak film was acceptable in quality and results. I felt that the Fuji film handled the reds and greens better anyway and these are in practice the primary colours of Aurora displays when oxygen is excited by the incoming electrons. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Glen, Dye, Cairn, O’Mount, road, Heatheryhaugh, Clachnaben, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, Northern, Lights, Merry Dancers, landscape, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, gas, Van, Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, moon, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, forest, 1989, September, December, Boxing, Day, slide, film, Fuji, RHP, RSP11, 400asa, 1600asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, 24mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, earliest, first, captured
Aurora Cairn O Mount au617114jhp 
 Scotland Aurora Borealis several rays moving arc hill starting display Boxing Day December Cairn O’Mount 1989 taken from just below the Cairn O’Mount on its North face and which looks northwards towards Deeside. This photo is from the fourth Aurora Display I photographed after my first one in September and the arc started to develop from 22.00 hrs UT onwards. I felt that the summit of the Cairn would be a good vantage point and offer uncluttered views northwards. It was a good light pollution free viewpoint but apart from an occasional passing car, headlights a headache during an exposure, I soon realised that it was along way to go and of course further south of and way from any displays. In some of the photos there are two small lights on the horizon which I reckoned were from a farm on the Hill of Fare several miles to the north. The single dark pole is a snow pole and on the side of the nearby hillside are snow fences. This display was a classic in terms of an Arc, waxing and waning until it reached a point of no return when single and then multiple burst upwards from the arc as well as moving quite rapidly from right to left; East to West. Generally the colour was a pale whitish/yellow colour with a hint of red in some of the rays.

The project to photograph an Aurora came after a missed opportunity earlier in the year in March with what became known as the Big Aurora, a full Corona over Deeside. I had got the idea of trying to photograph a display following on from my success in 1986 of capturing Halley’s Comet thanks to the support of the Astronomy Ian Shepherd at the Edinburgh Observatory. I had heard about the Big Aurora but had missed the display buried away in my darkroom processing B&W photos for the local newspaper. Ian suggested I contact John MacNicol, President of the Aberdeen Astronomy Society and he eventually tipped me off about the first display I saw. Later tips helped until I started to park at a favourite viewpoint every clear night over the forthcoming years, the days before the Internet, and just watch the night sky.

I took Fuji RHP 400asa and RSP 11, rated at 1600ASA, the fastest available at the time in 35mm slide film of which this photo is an example and I tried both as well as bracketing exposures around the 20 second mark based on my experiences with photographing the Comet and aware that exposures much longer than that incurred the affect of star trail so instead of sharp dots for stars they became lines. Instead of a telephoto lens as per the Comet, for Aurora I used my widest lens, a Nikkor 28mm with a f2.8 widest aperture. Push processing the slide film at the Fuji lab by two stops to the equivalent of 1600asa I found that an exposure around 20 second eventually gave the best results for best colour saturation and exposure and giving the maximum control of grain without it appearing washed out from underexposure. This basic arrangement eventually worked best when I moved to a DSLR Fuji S2 in 2003 with an ISO of 1600 giving comparable results to the ASA equivalent and the noise factor was akin to the grain of slide film. As I shot my general landscape work using Fuji I stayed with it for the Aurora although Kodak film was acceptable in quality and results. I felt that the Fuji film handled the reds and greens better anyway and these are in practice the primary colours of Aurora displays when oxygen is excited by the incoming electrons. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Glen, Dye, Cairn, O’Mount, road, Heatheryhaugh, Clachnaben, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, Northern, Lights, Merry Dancers, landscape, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, gas, Van, Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, moon, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, forest, 1989, September, December, Boxing, Day, slide, film, Fuji, RHP, RSP11, 400asa, 1600asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, 24mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, earliest, first, captured
Aurora Cairn O Mount au617113jhp 
 Scottish Aurora Borealis early stage arc active Cairn O'Mount rays display Boxing Day December 1989 taken from just below the Cairn O’Mount on its North face and which looks northwards towards Deeside. This photo is from the fourth Aurora Display I photographed after my first one in September and the arc started to develop from 22.00 hrs UT onwards. I felt that the summit of the Cairn would be a good vantage point and offer uncluttered views northwards. It was a good light pollution free viewpoint but apart from an occasional passing car, headlights a headache during an exposure, I soon realised that it was along way to go and of course further south of and way from any displays. In some of the photos there are two small lights on the horizon which I reckoned were from a farm on the Hill of Fare several miles to the north. The single dark pole is a snow pole and on the side of the nearby hillside are snow fences. This display was a classic in terms of an Arc, waxing and waning until it reached a point of no return when single and then multiple burst upwards from the arc as well as moving quite rapidly from right to left; East to West. Generally the colour was a pale whitish/yellow colour with a hint of red in some of the rays.

The project to photograph an Aurora came after a missed opportunity earlier in the year in March with what became known as the Big Aurora, a full Corona over Deeside. I had got the idea of trying to photograph a display following on from my success in 1986 of capturing Halley’s Comet thanks to the support of the Astronomy Ian Shepherd at the Edinburgh Observatory. I had heard about the Big Aurora but had missed the display buried away in my darkroom processing B&W photos for the local newspaper. Ian suggested I contact John MacNicol, President of the Aberdeen Astronomy Society and he eventually tipped me off about the first display I saw. Later tips helped until I started to park at a favourite viewpoint every clear night over the forthcoming years, the days before the Internet, and just watch the night sky.

I took Fuji RHP 400asa and RSP 11, rated at 1600ASA, the fastest available at the time in 35mm slide film of which this photo is an example and I tried both as well as bracketing exposures around the 20 second mark based on my experiences with photographing the Comet and aware that exposures much longer than that incurred the affect of star trail so instead of sharp dots for stars they became lines. Instead of a telephoto lens as per the Comet, for Aurora I used my widest lens, a Nikkor 28mm with a f2.8 widest aperture. Push processing the slide film at the Fuji lab by two stops to the equivalent of 1600asa I found that an exposure around 20 second eventually gave the best results for best colour saturation and exposure and giving the maximum control of grain without it appearing washed out from underexposure. This basic arrangement eventually worked best when I moved to a DSLR Fuji S2 in 2003 with an ISO of 1600 giving comparable results to the ASA equivalent and the noise factor was akin to the grain of slide film. As I shot my general landscape work using Fuji I stayed with it for the Aurora although Kodak film was acceptable in quality and results. I felt that the Fuji film handled the reds and greens better anyway and these are in practice the primary colours of Aurora displays when oxygen is excited by the incoming electrons. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Glen, Dye, Cairn, O’Mount, road, Heatheryhaugh, Clachnaben, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, Northern, Lights, Merry Dancers, landscape, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, gas, Van, Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, moon, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, forest, 1989, September, December, Boxing, Day, slide, film, Fuji, RHP, RSP11, 400asa, 1600asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, 24mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, earliest, first, captured
Aurora Cairn O Mount au617111jhp 
 Scotland Aurora Borealis arc start display Aberdeenshire Jim Henderson Photograph Boxing Day December Cairn O’Mount 1989 taken from just below the Cairn O’Mount on its North face and which looks northwards towards Deeside. This photo is from the fourth Aurora Display I photographed after my first one in September and the arc started to develop from 22.00 hrs UT onwards. I felt that the summit of the Cairn would be a good vantage point and offer uncluttered views northwards. It was a good light pollution free viewpoint but apart from an occasional passing car, headlights a headache during an exposure, I soon realised that it was along way to go and of course further south of and way from any displays. In some of the photos there are two small lights on the horizon which I reckoned were from a farm on the Hill of Fare several miles to the north. The single dark pole is a snow pole and on the side of the nearby hillside are snow fences. This display was a classic in terms of an Arc, waxing and waning until it reached a point of no return when single and then multiple burst upwards from the arc as well as moving quite rapidly from right to left; East to West. Generally the colour was a pale whitish/yellow colour with a hint of red in some of the rays.

The project to photograph an Aurora came after a missed opportunity earlier in the year in March with what became known as the Big Aurora, a full Corona over Deeside. I had got the idea of trying to photograph a display following on from my success in 1986 of capturing Halley’s Comet thanks to the support of the Astronomy Ian Shepherd at the Edinburgh Observatory. I had heard about the Big Aurora but had missed the display buried away in my darkroom processing B&W photos for the local newspaper. Ian suggested I contact John MacNicol, President of the Aberdeen Astronomy Society and he eventually tipped me off about the first display I saw. Later tips helped until I started to park at a favourite viewpoint every clear night over the forthcoming years, the days before the Internet, and just watch the night sky.

I took Fuji RHP 400asa and RSP 11, rated at 1600ASA, the fastest available at the time in 35mm slide film of which this photo is an example and I tried both as well as bracketing exposures around the 20 second mark based on my experiences with photographing the Comet and aware that exposures much longer than that incurred the affect of star trail so instead of sharp dots for stars they became lines. Instead of a telephoto lens as per the Comet, for Aurora I used my widest lens, a Nikkor 28mm with a f2.8 widest aperture. Push processing the slide film at the Fuji lab by two stops to the equivalent of 1600asa I found that an exposure around 20 second eventually gave the best results for best colour saturation and exposure and giving the maximum control of grain without it appearing washed out from underexposure. This basic arrangement eventually worked best when I moved to a DSLR Fuji S2 in 2003 with an ISO of 1600 giving comparable results to the ASA equivalent and the noise factor was akin to the grain of slide film. As I shot my general landscape work using Fuji I stayed with it for the Aurora although Kodak film was acceptable in quality and results. I felt that the Fuji film handled the reds and greens better anyway and these are in practice the primary colours of Aurora displays when oxygen is excited by the incoming electrons. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Glen, Dye, Cairn, O’Mount, road, Heatheryhaugh, Clachnaben, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, Northern, Lights, Merry Dancers, landscape, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, gas, Van, Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, moon, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, forest, 1989, September, December, Boxing, Day, slide, film, Fuji, RHP, RSP11, 400asa, 1600asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, 24mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, earliest, first, captured
Aurora Glen Dye au61065jhp 
 Scotland Aurora Borealis display Clachnaben hill torr Glen Dye autumn September 1989 taken from Heatheryhaugh just above steep climb out of Glen Dye on the road to the Cairn O’Mount and which looks across to Clachnaben, the notable hill with a tor rocky outcrop which makes it visible from much of Deeside when looking south. This photo is one of the first I took of an Aurora display and came just after midnight when clouds cleared and made the stars and night sky visible. The project to photograph an Aurora came after a missed opportunity earlier in the year in March with what became known as the Big Aurora, a full Corona over Deeside. I had got the idea of trying to photograph a display following on from my success in 1986 of capturing Halley’s Comet thanks to the support of the Astronomy Ian Shepherd at the Edinburgh Observatory. I had heard about the Big Aurora but had missed the display buried away in my darkroom processing B&W photos for the local newspaper. Ian suggested I contact John MacNicol, President of the Aberdeen Astronomy Society and he eventually tipped me off about the display captured here.

I took Fuji RHP 400asa and RSP 11, rated at 1600ASA, the fastest available at the time in 35mm slide film of which this photo is an example and I tried both as well as bracketing exposures around the 20 second mark based on my experiences with photographing the Comet. Instead of a telephoto lens as per the Comet, for Aurora I used my widest lens, a Nikkor 28mm with a f2.8 widest aperture. Push processing the slide film at the Fuji lab by two stops to the equivalent of 1600asa I found that an exposure around 20 second eventually gave the best results for best colour saturation and exposure and giving the maximum control of grain without it appearing washed out from underexposure. This basic arrangement eventually worked best when I moved to a DSLR Fuji S2 in 2003 with an ISO of 1600 giving comparable results to the ASA equivalent and the noise factor was akin to the grain of slide film. As I shot my general landscape work using Fuji I stayed with it for the Aurora although Kodak film was acceptable in quality and results. I felt that the Fuji film handled the reds and greens better anyway and these are in practice the primary colours of Aurora displays when oxygen is excited by the incoming electrons. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Glen, Dye, Cairn, O’Mount, road, Heatheryhaugh, Clachnaben, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, Northern, Lights, Merry Dancers, upright, landscape, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, gas, Van, Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, moon, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, forest, 1989, September, December, Boxing, Day, slide, film, Fuji, RHP, RSP11, 400asa, 1600asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, 24mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, earliest, first, captured
Aurora Glen Dye au610615jhp 
 Scottish Aurora Borealis Glen Dye red purple gas September 1989 slide film taken from Heatheryhaugh just above steep climb out of Glen Dye on the road to the Cairn O’Mount and which looks across to Clachnaben, the notable hill with a tor rocky outcrop which makes it visible from much of Deeside when looking south. This photo is one of the first I took of an Aurora display and came just after midnight when clouds cleared and made the stars and night sky visible. The project to photograph an Aurora came after a missed opportunity earlier in the year in March with what became known as the Big Aurora, a full Corona over Deeside. I had got the idea of trying to photograph a display following on from my success in 1986 of capturing Halley’s Comet thanks to the support of the Astronomy Ian Shepherd at the Edinburgh Observatory. I had heard about the Big Aurora but had missed the display buried away in my darkroom processing B&W photos for the local newspaper. Ian suggested I contact John MacNicol, President of the Aberdeen Astronomy Society and he eventually tipped me off about the display captured here.

I took Fuji RHP 400asa and RSP 11, rated at 1600ASA, the fastest available at the time in 35mm slide film of which this photo is an example and I tried both as well as bracketing exposures around the 20 second mark based on my experiences with photographing the Comet. Instead of a telephoto lens as per the Comet, for Aurora I used my widest lens, a Nikkor 28mm with a f2.8 widest aperture. Push processing the slide film at the Fuji lab by two stops to the equivalent of 1600asa I found that an exposure around 20 second eventually gave the best results for best colour saturation and exposure and giving the maximum control of grain without it appearing washed out from underexposure. This basic arrangement eventually worked best when I moved to a DSLR Fuji S2 in 2003 with an ISO of 1600 giving comparable results to the ASA equivalent and the noise factor was akin to the grain of slide film. As I shot my general landscape work using Fuji I stayed with it for the Aurora although Kodak film was acceptable in quality and results. I felt that the Fuji film handled the reds and greens better anyway and these are in practice the primary colours of Aurora displays when oxygen is excited by the incoming electrons. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Glen, Dye, Cairn, O’Mount, road, Heatheryhaugh, Clachnaben, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, Northern, Lights, Merry Dancers, landscape, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, gas, Van, Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, moon, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, forest, 1989, September, December, Boxing, Day, slide, film, Fuji, RHP, RSP11, 400asa, 1600asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, 24mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, earliest, first, captured
Aurora Glen Dye au610613jhp 
 Scotland Aurora Borealis red display Glen Dye earliest first autumn September 1989 taken from Heatheryhaugh just above steep climb out of Glen Dye on the road to the Cairn O’Mount and which looks across to Clachnaben, the notable hill with a tor rocky outcrop which makes it visible from much of Deeside when looking south. This photo is one of the first I took of an Aurora display and came just after midnight when clouds cleared and made the stars and night sky visible. The project to photograph an Aurora came after a missed opportunity earlier in the year in March with what became known as the Big Aurora, a full Corona over Deeside. I had got the idea of trying to photograph a display following on from my success in 1986 of capturing Halley’s Comet thanks to the support of the Astronomy Ian Shepherd at the Edinburgh Observatory. I had heard about the Big Aurora but had missed the display buried away in my darkroom processing B&W photos for the local newspaper. Ian suggested I contact John MacNicol, President of the Aberdeen Astronomy Society and he eventually tipped me off about the display captured here.

I took Fuji RHP 400asa and RSP 11, rated at 1600ASA, the fastest available at the time in 35mm slide film of which this photo is an example and I tried both as well as bracketing exposures around the 20 second mark based on my experiences with photographing the Comet. Instead of a telephoto lens as per the Comet, for Aurora I used my widest lens, a Nikkor 28mm with a f2.8 widest aperture. Push processing the slide film at the Fuji lab by two stops to the equivalent of 1600asa I found that an exposure around 20 second eventually gave the best results for best colour saturation and exposure and giving the maximum control of grain without it appearing washed out from underexposure. This basic arrangement eventually worked best when I moved to a DSLR Fuji S2 in 2003 with an ISO of 1600 giving comparable results to the ASA equivalent and the noise factor was akin to the grain of slide film. As I shot my general landscape work using Fuji I stayed with it for the Aurora although Kodak film was acceptable in quality and results. I felt that the Fuji film handled the reds and greens better anyway and these are in practice the primary colours of Aurora displays when oxygen is excited by the incoming electrons. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Glen, Dye, Cairn, O’Mount, road, Heatheryhaugh, Clachnaben, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, Northern, Lights, Merry Dancers, landscape, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, gas, Van, Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, moon, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, forest, 1989, September, December, Boxing, Day, slide, film, Fuji, RHP, RSP11, 400asa, 1600asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, 24mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, earliest, first, captured
Aurora Glen Dye au610612jhp 
 Scottish Aurora Borealis display Plough stars Glen Dye Aberdeenshire first autumn September 1989 taken from Heatheryhaugh just above steep climb out of Glen Dye on the road to the Cairn O’Mount and which looks across to Clachnaben, the notable hill with a tor rocky outcrop which makes it visible from much of Deeside when looking south. This photo is one of the first I took of an Aurora display and came just after midnight when clouds cleared and made the stars and night sky visible. The project to photograph an Aurora came after a missed opportunity earlier in the year in March with what became known as the Big Aurora, a full Corona over Deeside. I had got the idea of trying to photograph a display following on from my success in 1986 of capturing Halley’s Comet thanks to the support of the Astronomy Ian Shepherd at the Edinburgh Observatory. I had heard about the Big Aurora but had missed the display buried away in my darkroom processing B&W photos for the local newspaper. Ian suggested I contact John MacNicol, President of the Aberdeen Astronomy Society and he eventually tipped me off about the display captured here.

I took Fuji RHP 400asa and RSP 11, rated at 1600ASA, the fastest available at the time in 35mm slide film of which this photo is an example and I tried both as well as bracketing exposures around the 20 second mark based on my experiences with photographing the Comet. Instead of a telephoto lens as per the Comet, for Aurora I used my widest lens, a Nikkor 28mm with a f2.8 widest aperture. Push processing the slide film at the Fuji lab by two stops to the equivalent of 1600asa I found that an exposure around 20 second eventually gave the best results for best colour saturation and exposure and giving the maximum control of grain without it appearing washed out from underexposure. This basic arrangement eventually worked best when I moved to a DSLR Fuji S2 in 2003 with an ISO of 1600 giving comparable results to the ASA equivalent and the noise factor was akin to the grain of slide film. As I shot my general landscape work using Fuji I stayed with it for the Aurora although Kodak film was acceptable in quality and results. I felt that the Fuji film handled the reds and greens better anyway and these are in practice the primary colours of Aurora displays when oxygen is excited by the incoming electrons. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Glen, Dye, Cairn, O’Mount, road, Heatheryhaugh, Clachnaben, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, Northern, Lights, Merry Dancers, landscape, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, gas, Van, Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, moon, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, forest, 1989, September, December, Boxing, Day, slide, film, Fuji, RHP, RSP11, 400asa, 1600asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, 24mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, earliest, first, captured
Aurora Glen Dye au610611jhp 
 Scotland Northern Lights Ursa Major red rays display Glen Dye earliest first autumn September 1989 taken from Heatheryhaugh just above steep climb out of Glen Dye on the road to the Cairn O’Mount and which looks across to Clachnaben, the notable hill with a tor rocky outcrop which makes it visible from much of Deeside when looking south. This photo is one of the first I took of an Aurora display and came just after midnight when clouds cleared and made the stars and night sky visible. The project to photograph an Aurora came after a missed opportunity earlier in the year in March with what became known as the Big Aurora, a full Corona over Deeside. I had got the idea of trying to photograph a display following on from my success in 1986 of capturing Halley’s Comet thanks to the support of the Astronomy Ian Shepherd at the Edinburgh Observatory. I had heard about the Big Aurora but had missed the display buried away in my darkroom processing B&W photos for the local newspaper. Ian suggested I contact John MacNicol, President of the Aberdeen Astronomy Society and he eventually tipped me off about the display captured here.

I took Fuji RHP 400asa and RSP 11, rated at 1600ASA, the fastest available at the time in 35mm slide film of which this photo is an example and I tried both as well as bracketing exposures around the 20 second mark based on my experiences with photographing the Comet. Instead of a telephoto lens as per the Comet, for Aurora I used my widest lens, a Nikkor 28mm with a f2.8 widest aperture. Push processing the slide film at the Fuji lab by two stops to the equivalent of 1600asa I found that an exposure around 20 second eventually gave the best results for best colour saturation and exposure and giving the maximum control of grain without it appearing washed out from underexposure. This basic arrangement eventually worked best when I moved to a DSLR Fuji S2 in 2003 with an ISO of 1600 giving comparable results to the ASA equivalent and the noise factor was akin to the grain of slide film. As I shot my general landscape work using Fuji I stayed with it for the Aurora although Kodak film was acceptable in quality and results. I felt that the Fuji film handled the reds and greens better anyway and these are in practice the primary colours of Aurora displays when oxygen is excited by the incoming electrons. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Glen, Dye, Cairn, O’Mount, road, Heatheryhaugh, Clachnaben, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, Northern, Lights, Merry Dancers, landscape, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, gas, Van, Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, moon, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, forest, 1989, September, December, Boxing, Day, slide, film, Fuji, RHP, RSP11, 400asa, 1600asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, 24mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, earliest, first, captured

Scotland (open collection)

Photographs mainly of North East Scotland covering in depth Aberdeenshire and Morayshire with topics such as historic properties, castles, towns, villages, rivers and glens, landscapes, mountains, flora and fauna, forestry, farming and coastal scenery and the City of Aberdeen.

Scotland > Aberdeenshire (106 files)

This gallery includes rural, scenic and landscape subjects of the Shire, including Kincardineshire, Mearns, Garioch, Buchan Strathbogie and Mar.
Mearns Spring bnm7000jhp 
 Strathfinella Hill Wood Devilly Burn summer trees bare gorse larch Scotland Cairn road Fettercairn Mearns Aberdeenshire by Goskiehill Farm on the B974 Cairn O’Mount road between the Laurencekirk turn and the Clatterin Brig restaurant on the B974 Fettercairn to Cairn O’Mount road. Opposite the restaurant is the road to Auchenblae passing St Palladius Church and Drumtochty Castle in Glen Drumtochty which has interesting Forest Enterprise walks through mixed mature woodland and after leaving the forest the road enters Strath Finella passing a delightful small loch near Glensaugh, used for fishing and often visited by ducks and swans. Strathfinella Hills are at the foothill of the Grampians overlooking the wide flat fertile plain of The Mearns and this roadside view across to Hill Wood and over the site of Green Castle, the guardian of the entrance to the Cairn O’Mount which was later replaced by Kincardine Castle located further down on the Mearns. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Mearns, Strathfinella, Hills, Devilly Burn, Hill Wood, Green Castle, Drumtochty, Glen, spring, summer, gorse, yellow, flowers, landscape, Fettercairn, Gateside, Goskiehill, carved, wooden, horse, sculpture, entrance, roadside, farm, farmland, Cairn, O’Mount, road, Glensaugh, Clatterin, Brig, café, restaurant, forest, fields, sheep, roadside, road, 2017, May, Nikon, D700, digital, camera, DSLR
Mearns Spring bnm6999jhp 
 Strathfinella Hill Wood Devilly Burn Scottish summer gorse larch Cairn road Fettercairn Mearns Aberdeenshire by Goskiehill Farm on the B974 Cairn O’Mount road between the Laurencekirk turn and the Clatterin Brig restaurant on the B974 Fettercairn to Cairn O’Mount road. Opposite the restaurant is the road to Auchenblae passing St Palladius Church and Drumtochty Castle in Glen Drumtochty which has interesting Forest Enterprise walks through mixed mature woodland and after leaving the forest the road enters Strath Finella passing a delightful small loch near Glensaugh, used for fishing and often visited by ducks and swans. Strathfinella Hills are at the foothill of the Grampians overlooking the wide flat fertile plain of The Mearns and this roadside view across to Hill Wood and over the site of Green Castle, the guardian of the entrance to the Cairn O’Mount which was later replaced by Kincardine Castle located further down on the Mearns. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Mearns, Strathfinella, Hills, Devilly Burn, Hill Wood, Green Castle, Drumtochty, Glen, spring, summer, gorse, yellow, flowers, landscape, upright, Fettercairn, Gateside, Goskiehill, carved, wooden, horse, sculpture, entrance, roadside, farm, farmland, Cairn, O’Mount, road, Glensaugh, Clatterin, Brig, café, restaurant, forest, fields, sheep, roadside, road, 2017, May, Nikon, D700, digital, camera, DSLR
Mearns Spring bnm6998jhp 
 Mearns Devilly Burn Goskiehill summer gorse farmland flat sheep Cairn road Fettercairn Aberdeenshire Scotland with Goskiehill Farm on left adjacent to the B974 Cairn O’Mount road between the Laurencekirk turn and the Clatterin Brig restaurant on the B974 Fettercairn to Cairn O’Mount road. Opposite the restaurant is the road to Auchenblae passing St Palladius Church and Drumtochty Castle in Glen Drumtochty which has interesting Forest Enterprise walks through mixed mature woodland and after leaving the forest the road enters Strath Finella passing a delightful small loch near Glensaugh, used for fishing and often visited by ducks and swans. Strathfinella Hills are at the foothill of the Grampians overlooking the wide flat fertile plain of The Mearns, from this viewpoint is near the site of Green Castle, the guardian of the entrance to the Cairn O’Mount which was later replaced by Kincardine Castle located further down on the Mearns just in the trees on the extreme right by the strip of road. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Mearns, Strathfinella, Hills, Devilly Burn, Hill Wood, Green Castle, Drumtochty, Glen, spring, summer, gorse, yellow, flowers, landscape, Fettercairn, Gateside, Goskiehill, carved, wooden, horse, sculpture, entrance, roadside, farm, farmland, Cairn, O’Mount, road, Glensaugh, Clatterin, Brig, café, restaurant, forest, fields, sheep, roadside, road, 2017, May, Nikon, D700, digital, camera, DSLR
Mearns Spring bnm6996jhp 
 Strathfinella Hill Wood Devilly Burn summer gorse larch Cairn road Fettercairn Mearns Aberdeenshire Scotland summer by Goskiehill Farm on the B974 Cairn O’Mount road between the Laurencekirk turn and the Clatterin Brig restaurant on the B974 Fettercairn to Cairn O’Mount road. Opposite the restaurant is the road to Auchenblae passing St Palladius Church and Drumtochty Castle in Glen Drumtochty which has interesting Forest Enterprise walks through mixed mature woodland and after leaving the forest the road enters Strath Finella passing a delightful small loch near Glensaugh, used for fishing and often visited by ducks and swans. Strathfinella Hills are at the foothill of the Grampians overlooking the wide flat fertile plain of The Mearns and this roadside view across to Hill Wood and over the site of Green Castle, the guardian of the entrance to the Cairn O’Mount which was later replaced by Kincardine Castle located further down on the Mearns. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Mearns, Strathfinella, Hills, Devilly Burn, Hill Wood, Green Castle, Drumtochty, Glen, spring, summer, gorse, yellow, flowers, landscape, Fettercairn, Gateside, Goskiehill, carved, wooden, horse, sculpture, entrance, roadside, farm, farmland, Cairn, O’Mount, road, Glensaugh, Clatterin, Brig, café, restaurant, forest, fields, sheep, roadside, road, 2017, May, Nikon, D700, digital, camera, DSLR
Mearns Spring bnm6994jhp 
 Cairn road Fettercairn Mearns gorse yellow fields sheep Aberdeenshire summer Scotland by Goskiehill on the B974 Cairn O’Mount road between the Laurencekirk turn and the Clatterin Brig restaurant on the B974 Fettercairn to Cairn O’Mount road. Opposite the restaurant is the road to Auchenblae passing St Palladius Church and Drumtochty Castle in Glen Drumtochty which has interesting Forest Enterprise walks through mixed mature woodland and after leaving the forest the road enters Strath Finella passing a delightful small loch near Glensaugh, used for fishing and often visited by ducks and swans. Strathfinella Hills are at the foothill of the Grampians overlooking the wide flat fertile plain of The Mearns and this roadside view across to Hill Wood and over the site of Green Castle, the guardian of the entrance to the Cairn O’Mount which was later replaced by Kincardine Castle located further down on the Mearns. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Mearns, Strathfinella, Hills, Devilly Burn, Hill Wood, Green Castle, Drumtochty, Glen, spring, summer, gorse, yellow, flowers, landscape, Fettercairn, Gateside, Goskiehill, carved, wooden, horse, sculpture, entrance, roadside, farm, farmland, Cairn, O’Mount, road, Glensaugh, Clatterin, Brig, café, restaurant, forest, fields, sheep, roadside, road, 2017, May, Nikon, D700, digital, camera, DSLR
Mearns Spring bnm6993jhp 
 Goskiehill wooden horse sculpture farm sheep Cairn road Fettercairn Mearns Aberdeenshire Scotland summer on the B974 Cairn O’Mount road between the Laurencekirk turn and the Clatterin Brig restaurant on the B974 Fettercairn to Cairn O’Mount road. Opposite the restaurant is the road to Auchenblae passing St Palladius Church and Drumtochty Castle in Glen Drumtochty which has interesting Forest Enterprise walks through mixed mature woodland and after leaving the forest the road enters Strath Finella passing a delightful small loch near Glensaugh, used for fishing and often visited by ducks and swans. Strathfinella Hills are at the foothill of the Grampians overlooking the wide flat fertile plain of The Mearns and this roadside view across to Hill Wood and over the site of Green Castle, the guardian of the entrance to the Cairn O’Mount which was later replaced by Kincardine Castle located further down on the Mearns. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Mearns, Strathfinella, Hills, Devilly Burn, Hill Wood, Green Castle, Drumtochty, Glen, spring, summer, gorse, yellow, flowers, landscape, Fettercairn, Gateside, Goskiehill, carved, wooden, horse, sculpture, entrance, roadside, farm, farmland, Cairn, O’Mount, road, Glensaugh, Clatterin, Brig, café, restaurant, forest, fields, sheep, roadside, road, 2017, May, Nikon, D700, digital, camera, DSLR
Mearns Spring bnm6881jhp 
 Strathfinella Hills rape seed gorse yellow May summer colours Mearns Aberdeenshire Scotland Mill Kincardine off the B974 Cairn O’Mount road just before the Laurencekirk turn which passes the Mill of Kincardine and the site of Kincardine Castle. B974 Fettercairn to Cairn O’Mount road, one of the main routes north from The Mearns to Deeside passes the Clatterin Brig restaurant and opposite the restaurant is the road to Auchenblae passing St Palladius Church and Drumtochty Castle in Glen Drumtochty which has interesting Forest Enterprise walks through mixed mature woodland and after leaving the forest the road enters Strath Finella passing a delightful small loch near Glensaugh, used for fishing and often visited by ducks and swans. Strathfinella Hills are at the foothill of the Grampians overlooking the wide flat fertile plain of The Mearns viewed here from large stands of flowering gorse with a different yellow of rape seed in a field below the forest line. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Mearns, Loch, Saugh, Strath, Finella, Hills, Strathfinella, Drumtochty, Glen, spring, summer, landscape, Fettercairn, roadside, farm, farmland, Cairn, O’Mount, road, Glensaugh, Clatterin, Brig, café, restaurant, forest, fields, rape, seed, gorse, yellow, flowers, green, grass, trees, bare, beech, colours, colourful, blue, sky, sunshine, sunny, bright, vibrant, roadside, road, jet, trail, aircraft, 2017, May, Nikon, D700, digital, camera, DSLR
Mearns Spring bnm6880jhp 
 Fettercairn Mearns Strathfinella Hills gorse rape seed Aberdeenshire Scottish summer Mill Kincardine off the B974 Cairn O’Mount road just before the Laurencekirk turn which passes the Mill of Kincardine and the site of Kincardine Castle. B974 Fettercairn to Cairn O’Mount road, one of the main routes north from The Mearns to Deeside passes the Clatterin Brig restaurant and opposite the restaurant is the road to Auchenblae passing St Palladius Church and Drumtochty Castle in Glen Drumtochty which has interesting Forest Enterprise walks through mixed mature woodland and after leaving the forest the road enters Strath Finella passing a delightful small loch near Glensaugh, used for fishing and often visited by ducks and swans. Strathfinella Hills are at the foothill of the Grampians overlooking the wide flat fertile plain of The Mearns viewed here from large stands of flowering gorse with a different yellow of rape seed in a field below the forest line. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Mearns, Loch, Saugh, Strath, Finella, Hills, Strathfinella, Drumtochty, Glen, spring, summer, landscape, upright, Fettercairn, roadside, farm, farmland, Cairn, O’Mount, road, Glensaugh, Clatterin, Brig, café, restaurant, forest, fields, rape, seed, gorse, yellow, flowers, green, grass, trees, bare, beech, colours, colourful, blue, sky, sunshine, sunny, bright, vibrant, roadside, road, jet, trail, aircraft, 2017, May, Nikon, D700, digital, camera, DSLR
Mearns Spring bnm6879jhp 
 Laurencekirk road Fettercairn Mearns Aberdeenshire Scotland summer Mill Kincardine off the B974 Cairn O’Mount road just before the Laurencekirk turn which passes the Mill of Kincardine and the site of Kincardine Castle. B974 Fettercairn to Cairn O’Mount road, one of the main routes north from The Mearns to Deeside passes the Clatterin Brig restaurant and opposite the restaurant is the road to Auchenblae passing St Palladius Church and Drumtochty Castle in Glen Drumtochty which has interesting Forest Enterprise walks through mixed mature woodland and after leaving the forest the road enters Strath Finella passing a delightful small loch near Glensaugh, used for fishing and often visited by ducks and swans. Strathfinella Hills are at the foothill of the Grampians overlooking the wide flat fertile plain of The Mearns viewed here from large stands of flowering gorse with a different yellow of rape seed in a field below the forest line. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Mearns, Loch, Saugh, Strath, Finella, Hills, Strathfinella, Drumtochty, Glen, spring, summer, landscape, upright, Fettercairn, roadside, farm, farmland, Cairn, O’Mount, road, Glensaugh, Clatterin, Brig, café, restaurant, forest, fields, rape, seed, gorse, yellow, flowers, green, grass, trees, bare, beech, colours, colourful, blue, sky, sunshine, sunny, bright, vibrant, roadside, road, jet, trail, aircraft, 2017, May, Nikon, D700, digital, camera, DSLR
Mearns Spring bnm6877jhp 
 Fettercairn Mearns Scotland summer Mill Kincardine Strathfinella gorse jet trail sky off the B974 Cairn O’Mount road just before the Laurencekirk turn which passes the Mill of Kincardine and the site of Kincardine Castle. B974 Fettercairn to Cairn O’Mount road, one of the main routes north from The Mearns to Deeside passes the Clatterin Brig restaurant and opposite the restaurant is the road to Auchenblae passing St Palladius Church and Drumtochty Castle in Glen Drumtochty which has interesting Forest Enterprise walks through mixed mature woodland and after leaving the forest the road enters Strath Finella passing a delightful small loch near Glensaugh, used for fishing and often visited by ducks and swans. Strathfinella Hills are at the foothill of the Grampians overlooking the wide flat fertile plain of The Mearns viewed here from large stands of flowering gorse with a different yellow of rape seed in a field below the forest line. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Mearns, Loch, Saugh, Strath, Finella, Hills, Strathfinella, Drumtochty, Glen, spring, summer, landscape, Fettercairn, roadside, farm, farmland, Cairn, O’Mount, road, Glensaugh, Clatterin, Brig, café, restaurant, forest, fields, rape, seed, gorse, yellow, flowers, green, grass, trees, bare, beech, colours, colourful, blue, sky, sunshine, sunny, bright, vibrant, roadside, road, jet, trail, aircraft, 2017, May, Nikon, D700, digital, camera, DSLR
Clatterin Brig Cairn bnm4235jhp 
 Clatterin Brig Black Burn Arnbarrow Mearns Aberdeenshire Scotland summer stream cafe on the B974 Cairn O’Mount road is the Clatterin Brig restaurant. Opposite the restaurant is the road to Auchenblae passing St Palladius Church and Drumtochty Castle in Glen Drumtochty which has interesting Forest Enterprise walks through mixed mature woodland and after leaving the forest the road enters Strath Finella passing this delightful loch near Glensaugh, used for fishing and often visited by ducks and swans. In the foreground is the Black Burn of Arnbarrow and to the right is a very steep small section of road at the start of the climb up to the Cairn O’Mount which has memories for me as a child having to exit my father’s old Rover car along with my mother and relatives as it could not make it up that first little climb. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Mearns, Loch, Saugh, Strath, Finella, Hills, Drumtochty, Black, Burn, Arnbarrow, Glen, summer, landscape, Fettercairn, Cairn, O’Mount, road, Glensaugh, Clatterin, Brig, café, restaurant, forest, water, roadside, sunny, sunshine, white, clouds, blue, sky, fields, roadside, road, 2016, July, Nikon, D700, digital, camera, DSLR
Clatterin Brig Cairn bnm4234jhp 
 Clatterin Brig restaurant Arnbarrow Burn Cairn road Drumtochty Mearns Aberdeenshire Scotland summer on the B974 Cairn O’Mount road is the Clatterin Brig restaurant. Opposite the restaurant is the road to Auchenblae passing St Palladius Church and Drumtochty Castle in Glen Drumtochty which has interesting Forest Enterprise walks through mixed mature woodland and after leaving the forest the road enters Strath Finella passing this delightful loch near Glensaugh, used for fishing and often visited by ducks and swans. In the foreground is the Black Burn of Arnbarrow and to the right is a very steep small section of road at the start of the climb up to the Cairn O’Mount which has memories for me as a child having to exit my father’s old Rover car along with my mother and relatives as it could not make it up that first little climb. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Mearns, Loch, Saugh, Strath, Finella, Hills, Drumtochty, Black, Burn, Arnbarrow, Glen, summer, landscape, upright, Fettercairn, Cairn, O’Mount, road, Glensaugh, Clatterin, Brig, café, restaurant, forest, water, roadside, sunny, sunshine, white, clouds, blue, sky, fields, roadside, road, 2016, July, Nikon, D700, digital, camera, DSLR
Clatterin Brig Cairn bnm4231jhp 
 Clatterin Brig cafe Cairn road Drumtochty Glen Mearns Aberdeenshire Scotland summer on the B974 Cairn O’Mount road is the Clatterin Brig restaurant. Opposite the restaurant is the road to Auchenblae passing St Palladius Church and Drumtochty Castle in Glen Drumtochty which has interesting Forest Enterprise walks through mixed mature woodland and after leaving the forest the road enters Strath Finella passing this delightful loch near Glensaugh, used for fishing and often visited by ducks and swans. In the foreground is the Black Burn of Arnbarrow and to the right is a very steep small section of road at the start of the climb up to the Cairn O’Mount which has memories for me as a child having to exit my father’s old Rover car along with my mother and relatives as it could not make it up that first little climb. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Mearns, Loch, Saugh, Strath, Finella, Hills, Drumtochty, Black, Burn, Arnbarrow, Glen, summer, landscape, upright, Fettercairn, Cairn, O’Mount, road, Glensaugh, Clatterin, Brig, café, restaurant, forest, water, roadside, sunny, sunshine, white, clouds, blue, sky, fields, roadside, road, 2016, July, Nikon, D700, digital, camera, DSLR
Clatterin Brig Cairn bnm4230jhp 
 Clatterin Brig Cairn road Drumtochty Glen Aberdeenshire Scottish summer cafe on the B974 Cairn O’Mount road is the Clatterin Brig restaurant. Opposite the restaurant is the road to Auchenblae passing St Palladius Church and Drumtochty Castle in Glen Drumtochty which has interesting Forest Enterprise walks through mixed mature woodland and after leaving the forest the road enters Strath Finella passing this delightful loch near Glensaugh, used for fishing and often visited by ducks and swans. In the foreground is the Black Burn of Arnbarrow and to the right is a very steep small section of road at the start of the climb up to the Cairn O’Mount which has memories for me as a child having to exit my father’s old Rover car along with my mother and relatives as it could not make it up that first little climb. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Mearns, Loch, Saugh, Strath, Finella, Hills, Drumtochty, Black, Burn, Arnbarrow, Glen, summer, landscape, Fettercairn, Cairn, O’Mount, road, Glensaugh, Clatterin, Brig, café, restaurant, forest, water, roadside, sunny, sunshine, white, clouds, blue, sky, fields, roadside, road, 2016, July, Nikon, D700, digital, camera, DSLR
Glen Dye bnm4248jhp 
 July heather boulder granite Scottish Aberdeenshire moorland Clachnaben hill shade taken by the roadside between Banchory on Royal Deeside and Fettercairn in the Mearns areas of Aberdeenshire in North East Scotland, below the summit of the hill called Cairn O'Mount looking northwards to Clachnaben with its distinctive tor near the Spital Bridge in Glen Dye. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, northwards, Kincardineshire, Clachnaben, hill, tor, distinct, shape, summit, Glen, Dye, Cairn, O'Mount, hills, landscape, upright, summer, bell, heather, flora, flowers, moorland, grass, granite, boulders, lichen, July, 2016, Nikon, camera, DSLR, D700, digital, photograph
Glen Dye bnm4247jhp 
 Summer heather Cairn O'Mount Scotland Aberdeenshire moorland Clachnaben taken by the roadside between Banchory on Royal Deeside and Fettercairn in the Mearns areas of Aberdeenshire in North East Scotland, below the summit of the hill called Cairn O'Mount looking northwards to Clachnaben with its distinctive tor near the Spital Bridge in Glen Dye. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, northwards, Kincardineshire, Clachnaben, hill, tor, distinct, shape, summit, Glen, Dye, Cairn, O'Mount, hills, landscape, summer, bell, heather, flora, flowers, moorland, grass, granite, boulders, lichen, July, 2016, Nikon, camera, DSLR, D700, digital, photograph
Glen Dye bnm4243jhp 
 Summer purple bell heather Glen Dye Scotland Aberdeenshire moor Clachnaben hill taken by the roadside between Banchory on Royal Deeside and Fettercairn in the Mearns areas of Aberdeenshire in North East Scotland, below the summit of the hill called Cairn O'Mount looking northwards to Clachnaben with its distinctive tor near the Spital Bridge in Glen Dye. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, northwards, Kincardineshire, Clachnaben, hill, tor, distinct, shape, summit, Glen, Dye, Cairn, O'Mount, hills, landscape, summer, bell, heather, flora, flowers, moorland, grass, granite, boulders, lichen, July, 2016, Nikon, camera, DSLR, D700, digital, photograph
Cairn View bnm4229jhp 
 Clouds front Cairn O'Mount Wooden Fence Scottish granite boulder Aberdeenshire moorland Lochnagar clouds taken by roadside between Banchory on Royal Deeside and Fettercairn in the Mearns areas of Aberdeenshire in North East Scotland at the summit of the hill called Cairn O'Mount looking westwards to Lochnagar with its distinctive distant shape dominating Royal Deeside. Cloud formations are from a westerly front moving eastwards during the morning and heralding heavy thunder storms in the afternoon. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, northwards, Kincardineshire, Clachnaben, Lochnagar, Glen, Dye, Cairn, O'Mount, snow, fences, eroded, weathered, hills, landscape, upright, summer, moorland, grass, walking, granite, boulders, lichen, heather, July, 2016, Nikon, camera, DSLR, D700, digital, photograph
Cairn View bnm4227jhp 
 Summer Cairn O'Mount Wooden Fence Scotland Aberdeenshire moorland Lochnagar clouds taken by roadside between Banchory on Royal Deeside and Fettercairn in the Mearns areas of Aberdeenshire in North East Scotland at the summit of the hill called Cairn O'Mount looking westwards to Lochnagar with its distinctive distant shape dominating Royal Deeside. Cloud formations are from a westerly front moving eastwards during the morning and heralding heavy thunder storms in the afternoon. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, northwards, Kincardineshire, Clachnaben, Lochnagar, Glen, Dye, Cairn, O'Mount, snow, fences, eroded, weathered, hills, landscape, summer, moorland, grass, walking, granite, boulders, lichen, heather, July, 2016, Nikon, camera, DSLR, D700, digital, photograph
Cairn Snow Fence bnm3011jhp 
 Cairn Wooden Fence road Scotland spring eroded shiny moorland Aberdeenshire taken by roadside between Banchory on Royal Deeside and Fettercairn in the Mearns areas of Aberdeenshire in North East Scotland and near the summit of the hill called Cairn O'Mount looking northwards to Clachnaben with its distinctive tor and towards Royal Deeside past roadside snow fences showing a beautiful quality with an almost satin finish caused by years of sunshine, wind, rain, ice and snow erosion and maybe helped by passing wasps getting wood pulp for their nests. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, northwards, Kincardineshire, Clachnaben, Glen, Dye, Cairn, O'Mount, snow, fences, eroded, weathered, hills, landscape, spring, moorland, grass, walking, granite, boulders, lichen, heather, May, 2016, Nikon, camera, DSLR, D700, digital, photograph
Cairn Snow Fence bnm3010jhp 
 Spring Cairn O'Mount Wooden Fence Scotland eroded pitted satin moorland Clachnaben eroded taken by roadside between Banchory on Royal Deeside and Fettercairn in the Mearns areas of Aberdeenshire in North East Scotland and near the summit of the hill called Cairn O'Mount looking northwards to Clachnaben with its distinctive tor and towards Royal Deeside past roadside snow fences showing a beautiful quality with an almost satin finish caused by years of sunshine, wind, rain, ice and snow erosion and maybe helped by passing wasps getting wood pulp for their nests. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, northwards, Kincardineshire, Clachnaben, Glen, Dye, Cairn, O'Mount, snow, fences, eroded, weathered, hills, landscape, spring, moorland, grass, walking, granite, boulders, lichen, heather, May, 2016, Nikon, camera, DSLR, D700, digital, photograph
Cairn Snow Fence bnm3009jhp 
 Spring Cairn O'Mount Wooden Fence Scotland eroded Clachnaben hills moorland Clachnaben eroded taken by roadside between Banchory on Royal Deeside and Fettercairn in the Mearns areas of Aberdeenshire in North East Scotland and near the summit of the hill called Cairn O'Mount looking northwards to Clachnaben with its distinctive tor and towards Royal Deeside past roadside snow fences showing a beautiful quality with an almost satin finish caused by years of sunshine, wind, rain, ice and snow erosion and maybe helped by passing wasps getting wood pulp for their nests. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, northwards, Kincardineshire, Clachnaben, Glen, Dye, Cairn, O'Mount, snow, fences, eroded, weathered, hills, landscape, spring, moorland, grass, walking, granite, boulders, lichen, heather, May, 2016, Nikon, camera, DSLR, D700, digital, photograph
Cairn Snow Fence bnm3007jhp 
 Cairn O'Mount Wooden Fence Scottish eroded Clachnaben hill shiny moorland May taken by roadside between Banchory on Royal Deeside and Fettercairn in the Mearns areas of Aberdeenshire in North East Scotland and near the summit of the hill called Cairn O'Mount looking northwards to Clachnaben with its distinctive tor and towards Royal Deeside past roadside snow fences showing a beautiful quality with an almost satin finish caused by years of sunshine, wind, rain, ice and snow erosion and maybe helped by passing wasps getting wood pulp for their nests. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, northwards, Kincardineshire, Clachnaben, Glen, Dye, Cairn, O'Mount, snow, fences, eroded, weathered, hills, landscape, upright, spring, moorland, grass, walking, granite, boulders, lichen, heather, May, 2016, Nikon, camera, DSLR, D700, digital, photograph
Cairn Snow Fence bnm3006jhp 
 Cairn Wooden Fence post Scottish spring eroded Clachnaben hill shiny moorland taken by roadside between Banchory on Royal Deeside and Fettercairn in the Mearns areas of Aberdeenshire in North East Scotland and near the summit of the hill called Cairn O'Mount looking northwards to Clachnaben with its distinctive tor and towards Royal Deeside past roadside snow fences showing a beautiful quality with an almost satin finish caused by years of sunshine, wind, rain, ice and snow erosion and maybe helped by passing wasps getting wood pulp for their nests. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, northwards, Kincardineshire, Clachnaben, Glen, Dye, Cairn, O'Mount, snow, fences, eroded, weathered, hills, landscape, spring, moorland, grass, walking, granite, boulders, lichen, heather, May, 2016, Nikon, camera, DSLR, D700, digital, photograph
Cairn Boulders bnm3004jhp 
 Cairn O'Mount Scottish Aberdeenshire moorland granite boulders lichen heather taken in a gully near the roadside between Banchory on Royal Deeside and Fettercairn in the Mearns areas of Aberdeenshire in North East Scotland near the summit of the hill called Cairn O'Mount looking northwards to Clachnaben with its distinctive tor and towards Royal Deeside past roadside snow fences showing a beautiful quality with an almost satin finish caused by years of sunshine, wind, rain, ice and snow erosion and maybe helped by passing wasps getting wood pulp for their nests. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, northwards, Kincardineshire, Clachnaben, Glen, Dye, Cairn, O'Mount, snow, fences, eroded, weathered, hills, landscape, upright, spring, moorland, grass, walking, granite, boulders, lichen, heather, May, 2016, Nikon, camera, DSLR, D700, digital, photograph
Cairn Boulders bnm3003jhp 
 Spring Cairn O'Mount Scotland Aberdeenshire moorland granite boulders heather taken in a gully near the roadside between Banchory on Royal Deeside and Fettercairn in the Mearns areas of Aberdeenshire in North East Scotland near the summit of the hill called Cairn O'Mount looking northwards to Clachnaben with its distinctive tor and towards Royal Deeside past roadside snow fences showing a beautiful quality with an almost satin finish caused by years of sunshine, wind, rain, ice and snow erosion and maybe helped by passing wasps getting wood pulp for their nests. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, northwards, Kincardineshire, Clachnaben, Glen, Dye, Cairn, O'Mount, snow, fences, eroded, weathered, hills, landscape, spring, moorland, grass, walking, granite, boulders, lichen, heather, May, 2016, Nikon, camera, DSLR, D700, digital, photograph
Burn Balmakelly bnm2991jhp 
 Mearns Aberdeenshire Burn Balmakelly gorse gean hill farming spring fertile Scotland landscape looking northwards towards the Grampians, a line of hills dividing the flat fertile plains of The Mearns from the hilly Glens of Deeside. This view is taken from the road approaching the main dual carriageway between Dundee and Aberdeen coming from St Cyrus near the A937 at South Barns. The Howe of Mearns is a central part low lying flat fertile farmland in the centre of an area stretching from the south of Stonehaven to the Tay Estuary. Once you head North West over the various Angus Glens or over the Cairn O’Mount from Fettercairn you go into hill farming, moorland or forested estates onto Deeside and eventually reach the Highlands. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, Kincardineshire, Grampians, Mountains, Howe, Mearns, St Cyrus, Ecclesgrieg, South, Barns, Burn, Balmakelly, hills, road, tractor, trailer, agriculture, farming, fields, gorse, gean, wild, cherry, blossom, white, yellow, wind, turbines, grass, rich, fertile, flat, wooded, hills, spring, landscape, May, 2016, Nikon, camera, DSLR, D700, digital, photograph
Burn Balmakelly bnm2989jhp 
 Mearns Burn Balmakelly gorse gean blossom wind turbines Scottish spring Grampians fertile Scotland landscape looking northwards towards the Grampians, a line of hills dividing the flat fertile plains of The Mearns from the hilly Glens of Deeside. This view is taken from the road approaching the main dual carriageway between Dundee and Aberdeen coming from St Cyrus near the A937 at South Barns. The Howe of Mearns is a central part low lying flat fertile farmland in the centre of an area stretching from the south of Stonehaven to the Tay Estuary. Once you head North West over the various Angus Glens or over the Cairn O’Mount from Fettercairn you go into hill farming, moorland or forested estates onto Deeside and eventually reach the Highlands. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, Kincardineshire, Grampians, Mountains, Howe, Mearns, St Cyrus, Ecclesgrieg, South, Barns, Burn, Balmakelly, hills, road, tractor, trailer, agriculture, farming, fields, gorse, gean, wild, cherry, blossom, white, yellow, wind, turbines, grass, rich, fertile, flat, wooded, hills, spring, landscape, May, 2016, Nikon, camera, DSLR, D700, digital, photograph
Burn Balmakelly bnm2988jhp 
 Mearns Aberdeenshire Burn Balmakelly yellow gorse wind turbine May spring fertile Scotland landscape looking northwards towards the Grampians, a line of hills dividing the flat fertile plains of The Mearns from the hilly Glens of Deeside. This view is taken from the road approaching the main dual carriageway between Dundee and Aberdeen coming from St Cyrus near the A937 at South Barns. The Howe of Mearns is a central part low lying flat fertile farmland in the centre of an area stretching from the south of Stonehaven to the Tay Estuary. Once you head North West over the various Angus Glens or over the Cairn O’Mount from Fettercairn you go into hill farming, moorland or forested estates onto Deeside and eventually reach the Highlands. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, Kincardineshire, Grampians, Mountains, Howe, Mearns, St Cyrus, Ecclesgrieg, South, Barns, Burn, Balmakelly, hills, road, tractor, trailer, agriculture, farming, fields, gorse, gean, wild, cherry, blossom, white, yellow, wind, turbines, grass, rich, fertile, flat, wooded, hills, spring, landscape, upright, May, 2016, Nikon, camera, DSLR, D700, digital, photograph
Burn Balmakelly bnm2986jhp 
 Mearns Aberdeenshire Burn Balmakelly gorse gean blossom wind turbines spring Grampians fertile Scotland landscape looking northwards towards the Grampians, a line of hills dividing the flat fertile plains of The Mearns from the hilly Glens of Deeside. This view is taken from the road approaching the main dual carriageway between Dundee and Aberdeen coming from St Cyrus near the A937 at South Barns. The Howe of Mearns is a central part low lying flat fertile farmland in the centre of an area stretching from the south of Stonehaven to the Tay Estuary. Once you head North West over the various Angus Glens or over the Cairn O’Mount from Fettercairn you go into hill farming, moorland or forested estates onto Deeside and eventually reach the Highlands. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, Kincardineshire, Grampians, Mountains, Howe, Mearns, St Cyrus, Ecclesgrieg, South, Barns, Burn, Balmakelly, hills, road, tractor, trailer, agriculture, farming, fields, gorse, gean, wild, cherry, blossom, white, yellow, wind, turbines, grass, rich, fertile, flat, wooded, hills, spring, landscape, May, 2016, Nikon, camera, DSLR, D700, digital, photograph
Burn Balmakelly bnm2985jhp 
 Mearns Burn Balmakelly gorse St Cyrus road blossom Scotland May Ecclesgreig spring Grampians fertile Scotland landscape looking northwards towards the Grampians, a line of hills dividing the flat fertile plains of The Mearns from the hilly Glens of Deeside. This view is taken from the road approaching the main dual carriageway between Dundee and Aberdeen coming from St Cyrus near the A937 at South Barns. The Howe of Mearns is a central part low lying flat fertile farmland in the centre of an area stretching from the south of Stonehaven to the Tay Estuary. Once you head North West over the various Angus Glens or over the Cairn O’Mount from Fettercairn you go into hill farming, moorland or forested estates onto Deeside and eventually reach the Highlands. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, Kincardineshire, Grampians, Mountains, Howe, Mearns, St Cyrus, Ecclesgrieg, South, Barns, Burn, Balmakelly, hills, road, tractor, trailer, agriculture, farming, fields, gorse, gean, wild, cherry, blossom, white, yellow, wind, turbines, grass, rich, fertile, flat, wooded, hills, spring, landscape, May, 2016, Nikon, camera, DSLR, D700, digital, photograph
Burn Balmakelly bnm2984jhp 
 Mearns Aberdeenshire Burn Balmakelly gorse wind turbines hill farming spring fertile Scotland landscape looking northwards towards the Grampians, a line of hills dividing the flat fertile plains of The Mearns from the hilly Glens of Deeside. This view is taken from the road approaching the main dual carriageway between Dundee and Aberdeen coming from St Cyrus near the A937 at South Barns. The Howe of Mearns is a central part low lying flat fertile farmland in the centre of an area stretching from the south of Stonehaven to the Tay Estuary. Once you head North West over the various Angus Glens or over the Cairn O’Mount from Fettercairn you go into hill farming, moorland or forested estates onto Deeside and eventually reach the Highlands. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, Kincardineshire, Grampians, Mountains, Howe, Mearns, St Cyrus, Ecclesgrieg, South, Barns, Burn, Balmakelly, hills, road, tractor, trailer, agriculture, farming, fields, gorse, gean, wild, cherry, blossom, white, yellow, wind, turbines, grass, rich, fertile, flat, wooded, hills, spring, landscape, May, 2016, Nikon, camera, DSLR, D700, digital, photograph
Glen Saugh Spring bnm2393jhp 
 Glensaugh Glen Saugh hills snow spring green fields Scotland sheep grazing by the B974 Cairn O’Mount road at Gateside Farm near the Clatterin Brig restaurant. Opposite the restaurant is the road to Auchenblae passing St Palladius Church and Drumtochty Castle in Glen Drumtochty which has interesting Forest Enterprise walks through mixed mature woodland and after leaving the forest the road enters Strath Finella passing this delightful loch near Glensaugh, used for fishing and often visited by ducks and swans. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Mearns, Loch, Saugh, Strath, Finella, Hills, snow, snowy, Drumtochty, Glen, spring, landscape, upright, Fettercairn, Gateside, farm, farmland, Cairn, O’Mount, road, Glensaugh, Clatterin, Brig, café, restaurant, forest, water, roadside, pylons, electric, fields, sheep, grazing, roadside, road, 2016, April, Nikon, D700, digital, camera, DSLR
Glen Saugh Spring bnm2392jhp 
 Glensaugh Cairn road Fettercairn Drumtochty Glen Aberdeenshire Scotland spring on the B974 Cairn O’Mount road at Gateside Farm near the Clatterin Brig restaurant. Opposite the restaurant is the road to Auchenblae passing St Palladius Church and Drumtochty Castle in Glen Drumtochty which has interesting Forest Enterprise walks through mixed mature woodland and after leaving the forest the road enters Strath Finella passing this delightful loch near Glensaugh, used for fishing and often visited by ducks and swans. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Mearns, Loch, Saugh, Strath, Finella, Hills, snow, snowy, Drumtochty, Glen, spring, landscape, roadside, Fettercairn, Gateside, farm, farmland, Cairn, O’Mount, road, Glensaugh, Clatterin, Brig, café, restaurant, forest, water, roadside, pylons, electric, fields, sheep, grazing, roadside, road, 2016, April, Nikon, D700, digital, camera, DSLR
Glen Saugh Spring bnm2391jhp 
 Glensaugh Cairn road Fettercairn Finella hills snow spring Gateside Farm fields Aberdeenshire Scotland on the B974 Cairn O’Mount road at Gateside Farm near the Clatterin Brig restaurant. Opposite the restaurant is the road to Auchenblae passing St Palladius Church and Drumtochty Castle in Glen Drumtochty which has interesting Forest Enterprise walks through mixed mature woodland and after leaving the forest the road enters Strath Finella passing this delightful loch near Glensaugh, used for fishing and often visited by ducks and swans. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Mearns, Loch, Saugh, Strath, Finella, Hills, snow, snowy, Drumtochty, Glen, spring, landscape, Fettercairn, Gateside, farm, farmland, Cairn, O’Mount, road, Glensaugh, Clatterin, Brig, café, restaurant, forest, water, roadside, pylons, electric, fields, sheep, grazing, roadside, road, 2016, April, Nikon, D700, digital, camera, DSLR
Glen Saugh Spring bnm2390jhp 
 Glensaugh Finella hills snow spring Gateside farmland Aberdeenshire Scottish sheep grazing on the B974 Cairn O’Mount road at Gateside Farm near the Clatterin Brig restaurant. Opposite the restaurant is the road to Auchenblae passing St Palladius Church and Drumtochty Castle in Glen Drumtochty which has interesting Forest Enterprise walks through mixed mature woodland and after leaving the forest the road enters Strath Finella passing this delightful loch near Glensaugh, used for fishing and often visited by ducks and swans. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Mearns, Loch, Saugh, Strath, Finella, Hills, snow, snowy, Drumtochty, Glen, spring, landscape, pylons, electric, Fettercairn, Gateside, farm, farmland, Cairn, O’Mount, road, Glensaugh, Clatterin, Brig, café, restaurant, forest, water, roadside, pylons, electric, fields, sheep, grazing, roadside, road, 2016, April, Nikon, D700, digital, camera, DSLR
Fettercairn Spring bnm2387jhp 
 Fettercairn Mearns Aberdeenshire Scottish April spring park daffodils flowers photo of rural village situated on the flat rolling fertile farmlands of the Mearns and passed through most often by travellers leaving the main north trunk road to Aberdeen and cutting northwards over the Cairn O’Mount to Deeside. A barony from 1604 and busy market village although the Mercat Cross partly dating from 1670 and currently standing in the village square is probably a relic of past times from the nearby county town of Kincardine. A popular hotel the Ramsay Arms and a working Distillery with a visitor’s centre offer attractions to visitor and I personally remember photographing a Queen Victoria and Prince Albert lookalike starting the Victorian Trail promotion for the then Kincardine and Deeside District Council. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Kincardineshire, Kincardine, Fettercairn, Barony, Burgh, market, square, landscape, winter, Mearns, Howe, village, houses, Victorian, Arch, Ramsay, Arms, Hotel, Distillery, Queen, Victoria, Prince, Albert, visit, 1861, Rhenish, Romanesque, Parish, church, Mercat, Cross, Fasque, House, daffodils, park, Drumtochty, Glen, Cairn, O’Mount, road, Glensaugh, Clatterin, Brig, rural, farmland, flat, fertile, gorse, fields, hills, 2016, April, spring, Nikon, D700, DSLR, digital
Fettercairn Spring bnm2386jhp 
 Fettercairn Mearns Aberdeenshire Scotland Victorian spring park daffodils rural village situated on the flat rolling fertile farmlands of the Mearns and passed through most often by travellers leaving the main north trunk road to Aberdeen and cutting northwards over the Cairn O’Mount to Deeside. A barony from 1604 and busy market village although the Mercat Cross partly dating from 1670 and currently standing in the village square is probably a relic of past times from the nearby county town of Kincardine. A popular hotel the Ramsay Arms and a working Distillery with a visitor’s centre offer attractions to visitor and I personally remember photographing a Queen Victoria and Prince Albert lookalike starting the Victorian Trail promotion for the then Kincardine and Deeside District Council. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Kincardineshire, Kincardine, Fettercairn, Barony, Burgh, market, square, landscape, upright, Mearns, Howe, village, houses, Victorian, Arch, Ramsay, Arms, Hotel, Distillery, Queen, Victoria, Prince, Albert, visit, 1861, Rhenish, Romanesque, Parish, church, Mercat, Cross, Fasque, House, daffodils, park, Drumtochty, Glen, Cairn, O’Mount, road, Glensaugh, Clatterin, Brig, rural, farmland, flat, fertile, gorse, fields, hills, 2016, April, spring, Nikon, D700, DSLR, digital
Cairn O Mount Spring bnm2321jhp 
 April spring snow Mearns moorland stormy Cairn O'Mount Aberdeenshire clouds taken from the public viewpoint and the summit of the hill called Cairn O'Mount between Banchory on Royal Deeside and Fettercairn in the Mearns areas of Aberdeenshire in North East Scotland above the Clatterinbrig Restaurant and the junction to Glensaugh and the road northwards to Auchenblae. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Kincardineshire, Fettercairn, Mearns, Glen Dye, Cairn, O'Mount, viewpoint, panorama, sea, coast, North, hills, landscape, upright, fields, moorland, grass, walking, clouds, cumulus, snow, stormy, 2016, April, spring, Nikon, D700, DSLR, digital
Cairn O Mount Spring bnm2320jhp 
 Panorama spring snow Mearns View Cairn O'Mount Scotland clouds Aberdeenshire Photograph taken from the public viewpoint and the summit of the hill called Cairn O'Mount between Banchory on Royal Deeside and Fettercairn in the Mearns areas of Aberdeenshire in North East Scotland above the Clatterinbrig Restaurant and the junction to Glensaugh and the road northwards to Auchenblae. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Kincardineshire, Fettercairn, Mearns, Glen Dye, Cairn, O'Mount, viewpoint, panorama, sea, coast, North, hills, landscape, fields, moorland, grass, walking, clouds, cumulus, snow, stormy, 2016, April, spring, Nikon, D700, DSLR, digital
Cairn O Mount Spring bnm2319jhp 
 April spring snow Mearns Viewpoint dyke Cairn O'Mount Scotland clouds Aberdeenshire Photograph taken from the public viewpoint and the summit of the hill called Cairn O'Mount between Banchory on Royal Deeside and Fettercairn in the Mearns areas of Aberdeenshire in North East Scotland above the Clatterinbrig Restaurant and the junction to Glensaugh and the road northwards to Auchenblae. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Kincardineshire, Fettercairn, Mearns, Glen Dye, Cairn, O'Mount, viewpoint, wall, dyke, stone, panorama, sea, coast, North, hills, landscape, fields, moorland, grass, walking, clouds, cumulus, snow, stormy, 2016, April, spring, Nikon, D700, DSLR, digital
Cairn O Mount Spring bnm2318jhp 
 April spring snow Mearns Viewpoint stone wall Cairn O'Mount Scottish clouds Aberdeenshire Photograph taken from the public viewpoint and the summit of the hill called Cairn O'Mount between Banchory on Royal Deeside and Fettercairn in the Mearns areas of Aberdeenshire in North East Scotland above the Clatterinbrig Restaurant and the junction to Glensaugh and the road northwards to Auchenblae. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Kincardineshire, Fettercairn, Mearns, Glen Dye, Cairn, O'Mount, viewpoint, panorama, sea, coast, North, hills, landscape, upright, fields, moorland, grass, walking, clouds, cumulus, snow, stormy, 2016, April, spring, Nikon, D700, DSLR, digital
Scolty Glen Dye up643408jhp 
 Glen Dye Scolty Hill tower north Kincardineshire Scottish summer view a typical moorland and forestry estate located between Banchory on Royal Deeside and Fettercairn in Mearns crossed over the highland peaking at the Cairn O’Mount with viewpoint for views southwards to the coast near Montrose and the whole of the flat fertile plain south as far as Dundee. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Kincardineshire, Banchory, Scolty, hill, tower, Fettercairn, Mearns, Royal, Deeside, Glen, Dye, Clachnaben, hill, landscape, summer, water, Dye, Spital, Charr, burn, ruin, bracken, rocks, trees, moorland, forest, grass, walking, wild, 2007, September, camera, Fuji, S5Pro
Scolty Glen Dye up643406jhp 
 Glen Dye north Deeside summer view trees Scottish Aberdeenshire Scotland heather a typical moorland and forestry estate located between Banchory on Royal Deeside and Fettercairn in Mearns crossed over the highland peaking at the Cairn O’Mount with viewpoint for views southwards to the coast near Montrose and the whole of the flat fertile plain south as far as Dundee. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Kincardineshire, Banchory, Scolty, hill, tower, Fettercairn, Mearns, Royal, Deeside, Glen, Dye, Clachnaben, hill, landscape, summer, water, Dye, Spital, Charr, burn, ruin, bracken, rocks, trees, moorland, forest, grass, walking, wild, 2007, September, camera, Fuji, S5Pro
Mearns Garvock up673942jhp 
 Mearns Garvock viewpoint Aberdeenshire Laurencekirk Scottish summer rural Grampians fertile plain Scotland summer landscape looking westwards towards the Cairn O’Mount, south towards Forfar or northwards in the Aberdeen direction. The Howe of Mearns is a central part low lying flat fertile farmland in the centre of an area stretching from the south of Stonehaven to the Tay Estuary. Once you head North West over the various Angus Glens or over the Cairn O’Mount from Fettercairn you go into hill farming, moorland or forested estates onto Deeside and eventually reach the Highlands. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, Kincardineshire, Grampians, Mountains, Howe, Mearns, Cairn O’Mount, Clatterinbrig, Arbuthnott, Lewis, Grassic, Gibbon, visitors, centre, Fourdon, Laurencekirk, Fettercairn, Garvock, viewpoint, agriculture, farming, fields, wheat, cereal, crops, grass, rich, fertile, flat, wooded, hills, Grampians, summer, landscape, 2007, September, camera, Fuji, S5Pro
Mearns Garvock up673940jhp 
 Mearns Garvock view wooden fence summer Aberdeenshire Laurencekirk Grampians fertile plain Scotland looking westwards towards the Cairn O’Mount, south towards Forfar or northwards in the Aberdeen direction. The Howe of Mearns is a central part low lying flat fertile farmland in the centre of an area stretching from the south of Stonehaven to the Tay Estuary. Once you head North West over the various Angus Glens or over the Cairn O’Mount from Fettercairn you go into hill farming, moorland or forested estates onto Deeside and eventually reach the Highlands. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, Kincardineshire, Grampians, Mountains, Howe, Mearns, Cairn O’Mount, Clatterinbrig, Arbuthnott, Lewis, Grassic, Gibbon, visitors, centre, Fourdon, Laurencekirk, Fettercairn, Garvock, viewpoint, agriculture, farming, fields, wheat, cereal, crops, grass, rich, fertile, flat, wooded, hills, Grampians, summer, landscape, 2007, September, camera, Fuji, S5Pro
Mearns Garvock up673938jhp 
 Mearns Garvock Aberdeenshire over road trees west summer Laurencekirk fields Grampians fertile plain Scotland summer landscape looking westwards towards the Cairn O’Mount, south towards Forfar or northwards in the Aberdeen direction. The Howe of Mearns is a central part low lying flat fertile farmland in the centre of an area stretching from the south of Stonehaven to the Tay Estuary. Once you head North West over the various Angus Glens or over the Cairn O’Mount from Fettercairn you go into hill farming, moorland or forested estates onto Deeside and eventually reach the Highlands. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, Kincardineshire, Grampians, Mountains, Howe, Mearns, Cairn O’Mount, Clatterinbrig, Arbuthnott, Lewis, Grassic, Gibbon, visitors, centre, Fourdon, Laurencekirk, Fettercairn, Garvock, viewpoint, agriculture, farming, fields, wheat, cereal, crops, grass, rich, fertile, flat, wooded, hills, Grampians, summer, landscape, 2007, September, camera, Fuji, S5Pro
Clachnaben Glen Dye up643422jhp 
 Glen Dye summer evening heather Clachnaben Scottish Kincardineshire purple Charr a typical moorland and forestry estate located between Banchory on Royal Deeside and Fettercairn in Mearns crossed over the highland peaking at the Cairn O’Mount with viewpoint for views southwards to the coast near Montrose and the whole of the flat fertile plain south as far as Dundee. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Kincardineshire, Banchory, Scolty, hill, tower, Fettercairn, Mearns, Royal, Deeside, Glen, Dye, Clachnaben, hill, landscape, summer, water, Dye, Spital, Charr, burn, ruin, bracken, rocks, trees, moorland, forest, grass, walking, wild, 2007, September, camera, Fuji, S5Pro
Charr Glen Dye up643425jhp 
 Glen Dye Water Charr burn heather sunset summer Scotland Aberdeenshire Clachnaben hill rocks tumbling through a typical moorland and forestry estate located between Banchory on Royal Deeside and Fettercairn in Mearns crossed over the highland peaking at the Cairn O’Mount with viewpoint for views southwards to the coast near Montrose and the whole of the flat fertile plain south as far as Dundee. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Kincardineshire, Banchory, Scolty, hill, tower, Fettercairn, Mearns, Royal, Deeside, Glen, Dye, Clachnaben, hill, landscape, summer, water, Dye, Spital, Charr, burn, ruin, bracken, rocks, trees, moorland, forest, grass, walking, wild, 2007, September, camera, Fuji, S5Pro
Fettercairn Street xvv2002jhp 
 Fettercairn Mearns Aberdeenshire Scottish summer square 18th century barony rural village situated on the flat rolling fertile farmlands of the Mearns and passed through most often by travellers leaving the main north trunk road to Aberdeen and cutting northwards over the Cairn O’Mount to Deeside. A barony from 1604 and busy market village although the Mercat Cross partly dating from 1670 and currently standing in the village square is probably a relic of past times from the nearby county town of Kincardine. A popular hotel the Ramsay Arms and a working Distillery with a visitor’s centre offer attractions to visitor and I personally remember photographing a Queen Victoria and Prince Albert lookalike starting the Victorian Trail promotion for the then Kincardine and Deeside District Council. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Kincardineshire, Kincardine, Fettercairn, Barony, Burgh, market, square, landscape, Mearns, Howe, village, houses, Victorian, Arch, Ramsay, Arms, Hotel, Distillery, Queen, Victoria, Prince, Albert, visit, 1861, Rhenish, Romanesque, Parish, church, Mercat, Cross, Fasque, House, Drumtochty, Glen, Cairn, O’Mount, road, Glensaugh, Clatterin, Brig, rural, farmland, flat, fertile, gorse, fields, hills, summer, July, 2010
Fettercairn Fountain xvv2001jhp 
 Fettercairn Mearns Aberdeenshire Scotland fountain Gothic public hall summer rural village situated on the flat rolling fertile farmlands of the Mearns and passed through most often by travellers leaving the main north trunk road to Aberdeen and cutting northwards over the Cairn O’Mount to Deeside. A barony from 1604 and busy market village although the Mercat Cross partly dating from 1670 and currently standing in the village square is probably a relic of past times from the nearby county town of Kincardine. A popular hotel the Ramsay Arms and a working Distillery with a visitor’s centre offer attractions to visitor and I personally remember photographing a Queen Victoria and Prince Albert lookalike starting the Victorian Trail promotion for the then Kincardine and Deeside District Council. This memorial fountain 1869 and baronial public hall date to 1890. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Kincardineshire, Kincardine, Fettercairn, Barony, Burgh, market, square, landscape, winter, Mearns, Howe, village, houses, Victorian, Arch, Ramsay, Arms, Hotel, Distillery, Queen, Victoria, Prince, Albert, visit, 1861, Rhenish, Romanesque, Parish, church, Mercat, Cross, Fasque, House, Drumtochty, Glen, Cairn, O’Mount, road, Glensaugh, Clatterin, Brig, rural, farmland, flat, fertile, gorse, fields, hills, fountain, July, 2010, Nikon, D700
Bellabeg Lost wyy6103jhp 
 Bellabeg motte Lost roadsign famous stolen Strathdon Scotland summer farm querky scene just to the west of Bellabeg village crossing the Nochty road bridge by the Spar Grocery store from the main Strathdon road. This roadsign to a farm of this name has been so famous that the council roadsign has disappeared on several occasions. Just to the west of this road is the impressive motte which can be seen from the road. A public carpark is opposite the motte, an ancient Pictish fort site in origin, later reinforced for the Earldom of Mar in the 1100,s but later redundant with the construction of Glenbuchat Castle further to the east and strategically placed above the other entrance to the Glen.The Doune of Invernochty is one of the largest such Norman castle motte’s in Scotland and although making use of an existing glacial deposit the mound was shaped to large proportions and is thought to have included a high status chapel as well as the fortified structure. The surrounding ditch could have been flooded as remains of a man made lake whose eastern retaining bank can still be seen. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Strathdon, Bellabeg, Glenbuchat, road, Lost, sign, roadsign, farm, Kirkton, Correen, hills, Castle, Alford, glen, Water, Nochty, motte, earthwork, mound, Norman, Doune, Invernochty, Buchat, River, Don, bridge, burn, landscape, summer, June, 2011, west, glacial, military, engineering, moat, rural, agriculture, fields, trees, sunshine, blue, sky, clouds, shapes, Nikon, D700, digital, camera, DSLR, photo, photograph
Cairn O Mount View zxc3036jhp 
 Panorama Summer Mearns Sea View Cairn O'Mount Scottish cumulus clouds Aberdeenshire photo taken from the public viewpoint and the summit of the hill called Cairn O'Mount between Banchory on Royal Deeside and Fettercairn in the Mearns areas of Aberdeenshire in North East Scotland above the Clatterinbrig Restaurant and the junction to Glensaugh and the road northwards to Auchenblae. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Kincardineshire, Fettercairn, Mearns, Glen Dye, Cairn, O'Mount, viewpoint, panorama, sea, coast, North, hills, landscape, summer, fields, moorland, grass, walking, clouds, cumulus, cirrus
Cairn O Mount View zxc3042jhp 
 Scottish Summer Cairn O'Mount cumulus stormy dramatic dark clouds Aberdeenshire Photograph taken from the public viewpoint and the summit of the hill called Cairn O'Mount between Banchory on Royal Deeside and Fettercairn in the Mearns areas of Aberdeenshire in North East Scotland above the Clatterinbrig Restaurant and the junction to Glensaugh and the road northwards to Auchenblae. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Kincardineshire, Fettercairn, Mearns, Glen Dye, Cairn, O'Mount, viewpoint, panorama, sea, coast, North, hills, landscape, summer, fields, moorland, grass, walking, clouds, cumulus, stormy, dramatic
Cairn O Mount View zxc3039jhp 
 Clachnaben hills 2014 July Summer Cairn O'Mount Scotland clouds Aberdeenshire Photograph taken from the summit of the hill called Cairn O'Mount between Banchory on Royal Deeside and Fettercairn in the Mearns areas of Aberdeenshire in North East Scotland above the Clatterinbrig Restaurant and the junction to Glensaugh and the road northwards to Auchenblae. Thsi view is looking northwards towards Deeside with the disnctive tor on Clachnaben setting off these dramatic cloud formations. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Kincardineshire, Clachnaben, tor, Fettercairn, Mearns, Glen Dye, Cairn, O'Mount, viewpoint, panorama, sea, coast, North, hills, landscape, summer, fields, moorland, grass, walking, clouds, cumulus
Cairn O Mount View zxc3034jhp 
 Panorama Summer Mearns Sea coastal Cairn O'Mount Scotland cumulus clouds Aberdeenshire photo taken from the public viewpoint and the summit of the hill called Cairn O'Mount between Banchory on Royal Deeside and Fettercairn in the Mearns areas of Aberdeenshire in North East Scotland above the Clatterinbrig Restaurant and the junction to Glensaugh and the road northwards to Auchenblae. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Kincardineshire, Fettercairn, Mearns, Glen Dye, Cairn, O'Mount, viewpoint, panorama, sea, coast, North, hills, landscape, summer, fields, moorland, grass, walking, clouds, cumulus
Clachnaben Glen Dye zxc3275jhp 
 Glen Dye Clachnaben tor hilltop trees Scottish Kincardineshire Aberdeenshire Scotland taken from Heatheryhaugh part of a typical moorland and forestry estate located between Banchory on Royal Deeside and Fettercairn in Mearns crossed over the highland peaking at the Cairn O’Mount with viewpoint for views southwards to the coast near Montrose and the whole of the flat fertile plain south as far as Dundee. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Kincardineshire, Banchory, Fettercairn, Mearns, Royal, Deeside, Glen Dye, Clachnaben, hill, Heatheryhaugh, landscape, summer, water, Dye, Spital, Charr, burn, ruin, bracken, rocks, tor, rocky, outcrop, trees, moorland, forest, heather, bell, purple, grass, walking, wild
Glen Dye Road fgh2213jhp 
 Scotland Glen Dye road larch forest Cairn Aberdeenshire sun shadows on this popular road which links Banchory on Royal Deeside via the summit of the Cairn O’Mount hill before descending past the Clatterin Brig to Fettercairn, the Mearns and main route south to Dundee and Perth. This commercial forest lies along the Water of Dye, in Glen Dye and across from this point lies Clachnaben the distinctive hill with its prominent tor outcrop of rock visible from much of lower Deeside near this part of Glen Dye Estate before it reaches the single track Spital Bridge the bane of many a lorry and coach drivers life. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Kincardineshire, Banchory, Fettercairn, Mearns, Royal, Deeside, Glen, Dye, Clachnaben, hill, 2013, Nikon, D700, DSLR, landscape, upright, northwards, summer, Spital, Cairn, O'Mount, road, bridge, estate, moorland, forest, larch, countryside, rural, nature, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, peaceful, quiet, sun, sunshine, grass, walking, green
Glen Dye Road fgh2211jhp 
 Scotland Glen Dye road larch trees forest Cairn O’Mount Aberdeenshire sunshine on this popular road which links Banchory on Royal Deeside via the summit of the Cairn O’Mount hill before descending past the Clatterin Brig to Fettercairn, the Mearns and main route south to Dundee and Perth. This commercial forest lies along the Water of Dye, in Glen Dye and across from this point lies Clachnaben the distinctive hill with its prominent tor outcrop of rock visible from much of lower Deeside near this part of Glen Dye Estate before it reaches the single track Spital Bridge the bane of many a lorry and coach drivers life. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Kincardineshire, Banchory, Fettercairn, Mearns, Royal, Deeside, Glen, Dye, Clachnaben, hill, 2013, Nikon, D700, DSLR, landscape, landscape, summer, Spital, Cairn, O'Mount, road, bridge, estate, moorland, forest, larch, countryside, rural, nature, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, peaceful, quiet, sun, sunshine, grass, walking, green
Glen Dye Road fgh2210jhp 
 Scottish Glen Dye road north larch trees dappled Aberdeenshire sunshine on this popular road which links Banchory on Royal Deeside via the summit of the Cairn O’Mount hill before descending past the Clatterin Brig to Fettercairn, the Mearns and main route south to Dundee and Perth. This commercial forest lies along the Water of Dye, in Glen Dye and across from this point lies Clachnaben the distinctive hill with its prominent tor outcrop of rock visible from much of lower Deeside near this part of Glen Dye Estate before it reaches the single track Spital Bridge the bane of many a lorry and coach drivers life. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Kincardineshire, Banchory, Fettercairn, Mearns, Royal, Deeside, Glen, Dye, Clachnaben, hill, 2013, Nikon, D700, DSLR, landscape, northwards, landscape, summer, Spital, Cairn, O'Mount, road, bridge, estate, moorland, forest, larch, countryside, rural, nature, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, peaceful, quiet, sun, sunshine, grass, walking, green
Cairn O Mount Heather fgh2190jhp 
 Cairn O’Mount Aberdeenshire heather hills rocky forest plantations summer Scottish estate taken from the roadside on this busy and popular road from Banchory on Royal Deeside near the summit of the Cairn O’Mount hill before descending past the Clatterin Brig to Fettercairn, the Mearns and main route south to Dundee and Perth. Clachnaben is the distinctive hill with its prominent tor outcrop of rock is visible from much of lower Deeside and overlooking the road winding through the larch forest of Glen Dye Estate before reaching the single track Spital Bridge the bane of many a lorry and coach drivers life. The photograph shows young new plantations to north which caused much controversy at the time of planting becuase of the possible destruction of the habitat of wildlife especially hen harriers. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Kincardineshire, Banchory, Fettercairn, Mearns, Royal, Deeside, Glen, Dye, Clachnaben, hill, landscape, rocks, Spital, Cairn, O'Mount, road, heather, purple, bell, summer, snow, fences, wooden, weathered, estate, moorland, forest, new, planting, plantations, controversy, harriers, owls, shooting, grouse, summer, wildlife, countryside, rural, nature, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, peaceful, quiet, sun, sunshine, floral, flowers, grass, walking, conservation, green, blue, sky, wild
Cairn O Mount Heather fgh2186jhp 
 Cairn O’Mount Aberdeenshire heather bell Clachnaben tor summer Scottish moorland purple taken by the roadside on this busy and popular road from Banchory on Royal Deeside near the summit of the Cairn O’Mount hill before descending past the Clatterin Brig to Fettercairn, the Mearns and main route south to Dundee and Perth. Clachnaben is the distinctive hill with its prominent tor outcrop of rock is visible from much of lower Deeside and overlooking the road winding through the larch forest of Glen Dye Estate before reaching the single track Spital Bridge the bane of many a lorry and coach drivers life. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Kincardineshire, Banchory, Fettercairn, Mearns, Royal, Deeside, Glen, Dye, Clachnaben, hill, upright, rocks, Spital, Cairn, O'Mount, road, heather, purple, bell, summer, snow, fences, wooden, weathered, estate, moorland, forest, shooting, grouse, summer, wildlife, countryside, rural, nature, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, peaceful, quiet, sun, sunshine, floral, flowers, grass, walking, conservation, green, blue, sky, wild
Cairn O Mount Heather fgh2192jhp 
 Cairn O’Mount road Dye Fence wooden heather bell hills Clachnaben Scotland summer taken by the roadside on this busy and popular road from Banchory on Royal Deeside near the summit of the Cairn O’Mount hill before descending past the Clatterin Brig to Fettercairn, the Mearns and main route south to Dundee and Perth. Clachnaben is the distinctive hill with its prominent tor outcrop of rock is visible from much of lower Deeside and overlooking the road winding through the larch forest of Glen Dye Estate before reaching the single track Spital Bridge the bane of many a lorry and coach drivers life. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Kincardineshire, Banchory, Fettercairn, Mearns, Royal, Deeside, Glen, Dye, Clachnaben, hill, landscape, rocks, Spital, Cairn, O'Mount, road, heather, purple, bell, summer, snow, fences, wooden, weathered, estate, moorland, forest, shooting, grouse, summer, wildlife, countryside, rural, nature, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, peaceful, quiet, sun, sunshine, floral, flowers, grass, walking, conservation, green, blue, sky, wild
Cairn O Mount Heather fgh2191jhp 
 Cairn O’Mount road Aberdeenshire heather bell hills Clachnaben fence snow tor summer Scotland taken by the roadside on this busy and popular road from Banchory on Royal Deeside near the summit of the Cairn O’Mount hill before descending past the Clatterin Brig to Fettercairn, the Mearns and main route south to Dundee and Perth. Clachnaben is the distinctive hill with its prominent tor outcrop of rock is visible from much of lower Deeside and overlooking the road winding through the larch forest of Glen Dye Estate before reaching the single track Spital Bridge the bane of many a lorry and coach drivers life. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Kincardineshire, Banchory, Fettercairn, Mearns, Royal, Deeside, Glen, Dye, Clachnaben, hill, landscape, rocks, Spital, Cairn, O'Mount, road, heather, purple, bell, summer, snow, fences, wooden, weathered, estate, moorland, forest, shooting, grouse, summer, wildlife, countryside, rural, nature, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, peaceful, quiet, sun, sunshine, floral, flowers, grass, walking, conservation, green, blue, sky, wild
Cairn O Mount Heather fgh2187jhp 
 Cairn O’Mount road Glen Dye heather bell Clachnaben rocky outcrop tor summer Scotland taken by the roadside on this busy and popular road from Banchory on Royal Deeside near the summit of the Cairn O’Mount hill before descending past the Clatterin Brig to Fettercairn, the Mearns and main route south to Dundee and Perth. Clachnaben is the distinctive hill with its prominent tor outcrop of rock is visible from much of lower Deeside and overlooking the road winding through the larch forest of Glen Dye Estate before reaching the single track Spital Bridge the bane of many a lorry and coach drivers life. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Kincardineshire, Banchory, Fettercairn, Mearns, Royal, Deeside, Glen, Dye, Clachnaben, hill, landscape, rocks, Spital, Cairn, O'Mount, road, heather, purple, bell, summer, snow, fences, wooden, weathered, estate, moorland, forest, shooting, grouse, summer, wildlife, countryside, rural, nature, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, peaceful, quiet, sun, sunshine, floral, flowers, grass, walking, conservation, green, blue, sky, wild
Cairn O Mount Heather fgh2185jhp 
 Cairn O’Mount road Aberdeenshire moor heather bell hills Clachnaben tor summer Scotland taken by the roadside on this busy and popular road from Banchory on Royal Deeside near the summit of the Cairn O’Mount hill before descending past the Clatterin Brig to Fettercairn, the Mearns and main route south to Dundee and Perth. Clachnaben is the distinctive hill with its prominent tor outcrop of rock is visible from much of lower Deeside and overlooking the road winding through the larch forest of Glen Dye Estate before reaching the single track Spital Bridge the bane of many a lorry and coach drivers life. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Kincardineshire, Banchory, Fettercairn, Mearns, Royal, Deeside, Glen, Dye, Clachnaben, hill, landscape, rocks, Spital, Cairn, O'Mount, road, heather, purple, bell, summer, snow, fences, wooden, weathered, estate, moorland, forest, shooting, grouse, summer, wildlife, countryside, rural, nature, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, peaceful, quiet, sun, sunshine, floral, flowers, grass, walking, conservation, green, blue, sky, wild
Rural Strathdon jkl8997jhp 
 Scottish rural spring Strathdon Deskry Aberdeenshire forest silver birch steadings by the roadside on the A97 road south of Strathdon via Boultenstone to Dinnet on Royal Deeside Aberdeenshire in North East Scotland. Fewer ruins are seen today as increased prosperity has enabled many to be restored and modernised for use as holiday cottages or second homes. Known as ‘butt & ben’ houses they feel increasingly derelict as the earliest Highland Clearances and more modern farming practices denuded the countryside of farm labour and the population moved nearer to large towns and cities seeking employment. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Strathdon, Deskry, Broomhill, Bluehill, spring, croft, ruin, A97, hills, glen, landscape, west, eastwards, rural, agriculture, fields, silver, birch, trees, track, gate, water, stream, burn, sunshine, blue, sky, white, clouds, DSLR, Nikon, D700, scenery, hill, farming, hard, infertile
Rural Strathdon jkl9000jhp 
 Scotland rural spring Strathdon Deskry water wooden gate Aberdeenshire Bluehill ruins steadings by the roadside on the A97 road south of Strathdon via Boultenstone to Dinnet on Royal Deeside Aberdeenshire in North East Scotland. Fewer ruins are seen today as increased prosperity has enabled many to be restored and modernised for use as holiday cottages or second homes. Known as ‘butt & ben’ houses they feel increasingly derelict as the earliest Highland Clearances and more modern farming practices denuded the countryside of farm labour and the population moved nearer to large towns and cities seeking employment. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Strathdon, Deskry, Broomhill, Bluehill, spring, croft, ruin, A97, hills, glen, landscape, west, eastwards, rural, agriculture, fields, silver, birch, trees, track, gate, water, stream, burn, sunshine, blue, sky, white, clouds, DSLR, Nikon, D700, scenery, hill, farming, hard, infertile
Rural Strathdon jkl8999jhp 
 Scotland Strathdon Deskry Aberdeenshire ruined croft farm steadings spring by the roadside on the A97 road south of Strathdon via Boultenstone to Dinnet on Royal Deeside Aberdeenshire in North East Scotland. Fewer ruins are seen today as increased prosperity has enabled many to be restored and modernised for use as holiday cottages or second homes. Known as ‘butt & ben’ houses they feel increasingly derelict as the earliest Highland Clearances and more modern farming practices denuded the countryside of farm labour and the population moved nearer to large towns and cities seeking employment. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Strathdon, Deskry, Broomhill, Bluehill, spring, croft, ruin, A97, hills, glen, landscape, west, eastwards, rural, agriculture, fields, silver, birch, trees, track, gate, water, stream, burn, sunshine, blue, sky, white, clouds, DSLR, Nikon, D700, scenery, hill, farming, hard, infertile
Rural Strathdon jkl8997jhp 
 Scottish rural spring Strathdon Deskry Aberdeenshire forest silver birch steadings by the roadside on the A97 road south of Strathdon via Boultenstone to Dinnet on Royal Deeside Aberdeenshire in North East Scotland. Fewer ruins are seen today as increased prosperity has enabled many to be restored and modernised for use as holiday cottages or second homes. Known as ‘butt & ben’ houses they feel increasingly derelict as the earliest Highland Clearances and more modern farming practices denuded the countryside of farm labour and the population moved nearer to large towns and cities seeking employment. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Strathdon, Deskry, Broomhill, Bluehill, spring, croft, ruin, A97, hills, glen, landscape, west, eastwards, rural, agriculture, fields, silver, birch, trees, track, gate, water, stream, burn, sunshine, blue, sky, white, clouds, DSLR, Nikon, D700, scenery, hill, farming, hard, infertile
Rural Strathdon jkl8996jhp 
 Scotland rural spring Strathdon Deskry moorland hills silver birch steadings by the roadside on the A97 road south of Strathdon via Boultenstone to Dinnet on Royal Deeside Aberdeenshire in North East Scotland. Fewer ruins are seen today as increased prosperity has enabled many to be restored and modernised for use as holiday cottages or second homes. Known as ‘butt & ben’ houses they feel increasingly derelict as the earliest Highland Clearances and more modern farming practices denuded the countryside of farm labour and the population moved nearer to large towns and cities seeking employment. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Strathdon, Deskry, Broomhill, Bluehill, spring, croft, ruin, A97, hills, glen, upright, west, eastwards, rural, agriculture, fields, silver, birch, trees, track, gate, water, stream, burn, sunshine, blue, sky, white, clouds, DSLR, Nikon, D700, scenery, hill, farming, hard, infertile
Deeside Above Logie jkl9004jhp 
 Morven hill spring Logie Coldstone Royal Deeside Scotland farmland Aberdeenshire taken from the A97 Logie Coldstone road near the Migvie turn off as the road drops down from Tillypronie and offers this amphitheatre view over Royal Deeside. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Tarland, Royal Deeside, Deeside, amphitheatre, panorama, glen, valley, Logie, Coldstone, roadside, road, Morven, hill, spring, springtime, landscape, farm, buildings, farming, agriculture, fields, grass, forest, larch, pines, silver, birch, countryside, rural, nature, colourful, colorful, sun, sunshine, blue, sky, white, clouds, ploughed, field, furrows, brown, earth
Mearns Winter Gorse jkl7910jhp 
 Fettercairn Mearns Aberdeenshire Scottish gorse hills Cauldcots Farm winter rural countryside overlooking the village of Fettercairn situated on the flat rolling fertile farmlands of the Mearns and passed through most often by travellers leaving the main north trunk road to Aberdeen and cutting northwards over the Cairn O’Mount to Deeside. A barony from 1604 and busy market village although the Mercat Cross partly dating from 1670 and currently standing in the village square is probably a relic of past times from the nearby county town of Kincardine. A popular hotel the Ramsay Arms and a working Distillery with a visitor’s centre offer attractions to visitor and I personally remember photographing a Queen Victoria and Prince Albert lookalike starting the Victorian Trail promotion for the then Kincardine and Deeside District Council. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Kincardineshire, Kincardine, Fettercairn, Barony, Burgh, market, square, landscape, winter, Cauldcots, farm, cottages, Mearns, Howe, village, houses, Victorian, Arch, Ramsay, Arms, Hotel, Distillery, Queen, Victoria, Prince, Albert, visit, 1861, Rhenish, Romanesque, Parish, church, Mercat, Cross, Fasque, House, Drumtochty, Glen, Cairn, O’Mount, road, Glensaugh, Clatterin, Brig, rural, farmland, flat, fertile, gorse, fields, hills
Mearns Winter Gorse jkl7909jhp 
 Fettercairn Mearns Aberdeenshire Scotland Cauldcots Farm winter rural countryside overlooking the village of Fettercairn situated on the flat rolling fertile farmlands of the Mearns and passed through most often by travellers leaving the main north trunk road to Aberdeen and cutting northwards over the Cairn O’Mount to Deeside. A barony from 1604 and busy market village although the Mercat Cross partly dating from 1670 and currently standing in the village square is probably a relic of past times from the nearby county town of Kincardine. A popular hotel the Ramsay Arms and a working Distillery with a visitor’s centre offer attractions to visitor and I personally remember photographing a Queen Victoria and Prince Albert lookalike starting the Victorian Trail promotion for the then Kincardine and Deeside District Council. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Kincardineshire, Kincardine, Cauldcots, farm, cottages, Fettercairn, Barony, Burgh, market, square, landscape, winter, Mearns, Howe, village, houses, Victorian, Arch, Ramsay, Arms, Hotel, Distillery, Queen, Victoria, Prince, Albert, visit, 1861, Rhenish, Romanesque, Parish, church, Mercat, Cross, Fasque, House, Drumtochty, Glen, Cairn, O’Mount, road, Glensaugh, Clatterin, Brig, rural, farmland, flat, fertile, gorse, fields, hills
Mearns Winter Gorse jkl7908jhp 
 Fettercairn Mearns Kincardineshire Scotland early gorse hill Cauldcots Farm fields winter rural countryside near the village of Fettercairn situated on the flat rolling fertile farmlands of the Mearns and passed through most often by travellers leaving the main north trunk road to Aberdeen and cutting northwards over the Cairn O’Mount to Deeside. A barony from 1604 and busy market village although the Mercat Cross partly dating from 1670 and currently standing in the village square is probably a relic of past times from the nearby county town of Kincardine. A popular hotel the Ramsay Arms and a working Distillery with a visitor’s centre offer attractions to visitor and I personally remember photographing a Queen Victoria and Prince Albert lookalike starting the Victorian Trail promotion for the then Kincardine and Deeside District Council. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Kincardineshire, Kincardine, Fettercairn, Barony, Burgh, market, square, upright, winter, Cauldcots, road, farm, hills, Mearns, Howe, village, houses, Victorian, Arch, Ramsay, Arms, Hotel, Distillery, Queen, Victoria, Prince, Albert, visit, 1861, Rhenish, Romanesque, Parish, church, Mercat, Cross, Fasque, House, Drumtochty, Glen, Cairn, O’Mount, road, Glensaugh, Clatterin, Brig, rural, farmland, flat, fertile, gorse, fields
Mearns Winter Gorse jkl7905jhp 
 Fettercairn Mearns Kincardineshire Scottish gorse hills Cauldcots Farm fields winter rural countryside near the village of Fettercairn situated on the flat rolling fertile farmlands of the Mearns and passed through most often by travellers leaving the main north trunk road to Aberdeen and cutting northwards over the Cairn O’Mount to Deeside. A barony from 1604 and busy market village although the Mercat Cross partly dating from 1670 and currently standing in the village square is probably a relic of past times from the nearby county town of Kincardine. A popular hotel the Ramsay Arms and a working Distillery with a visitor’s centre offer attractions to visitor and I personally remember photographing a Queen Victoria and Prince Albert lookalike starting the Victorian Trail promotion for the then Kincardine and Deeside District Council. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Kincardineshire, Kincardine, Fettercairn, Barony, Burgh, market, square, landscape, cauldcots, cottages, farm, hills, winter, Mearns, Howe, village, houses, Victorian, Arch, Ramsay, Arms, Hotel, Distillery, Queen, Victoria, Prince, Albert, visit, 1861, Rhenish, Romanesque, Parish, church, Mercat, Cross, Fasque, House, Drumtochty, Glen, Cairn, O’Mount, road, Glensaugh, Clatterin, Brig, rural, farmland, flat, fertile, gorse, fields, hills
Fettercairn Distillery jkl7931jhp 
 Fettercairn Mearns Aberdeenshire Scottish Distillery whisky winter white unicorn motif village situated on the flat rolling fertile farmlands of the Mearns and passed through most often by travellers leaving the main north trunk road to Aberdeen and cutting northwards over the Cairn O’Mount to Deeside. A barony from 1604 and busy market village although the Mercat Cross partly dating from 1670 and currently standing in the village square is probably a relic of past times from the nearby county town of Kincardine. A popular hotel the Ramsay Arms and a working Distillery with a visitor’s centre offer attractions to visitor and I personally remember photographing a Queen Victoria and Prince Albert lookalike starting the Victorian Trail promotion for the then Kincardine and Deeside District Council. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Kincardineshire, Kincardine, Fettercairn, Barony, Burgh, market, square, landscape, winter, Mearns, Howe, village, houses, Victorian, Arch, Ramsay, Arms, Hotel, Distillery, unicorn, motif, Queen, Victoria, Prince, Albert, visit, 1861, Rhenish, Romanesque, Parish, church, Mercat, Cross, Fasque, House, Drumtochty, Glen, Cairn, O’Mount, road, Glensaugh, Clatterin, Brig, rural, farmland, flat, fertile, gorse, fields, hills
Fettercairn Arch jkl7935jhp 
 Fettercairn Mearns Aberdeenshire Scotland Arch house street Victorian winter village situated on the flat rolling fertile farmlands of the Mearns and passed through most often by travellers leaving the main north trunk road to Aberdeen and cutting northwards over the Cairn O’Mount to Deeside. A barony from 1604 and busy market village although the Mercat Cross partly dating from 1670 and currently standing in the village square is probably a relic of past times from the nearby county town of Kincardine. A popular hotel the Ramsay Arms and a working Distillery with a visitor’s centre offer attractions to visitor and I personally remember photographing a Queen Victoria and Prince Albert lookalike starting the Victorian Trail promotion for the then Kincardine and Deeside District Council. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Kincardineshire, Kincardine, Fettercairn, Barony, Burgh, market, square, landscape, winter, Mearns, Howe, village, houses, Victorian, Arch, Ramsay, Arms, Hotel, Distillery, Queen, Victoria, Prince, Albert, visit, 1861, Rhenish, Romanesque, Parish, church, Mercat, Cross, Fasque, House, Drumtochty, Glen, Cairn, O’Mount, road, Glensaugh, Clatterin, Brig, rural, farmland, flat, fertile, gorse, fields, hills
Fettercairn Arch jkl7934jhp 
 Fettercairn Mearns Aberdeenshire Scottish Arch church steeple street Victorian winter village situated on the flat rolling fertile farmlands of the Mearns and passed through most often by travellers leaving the main north trunk road to Aberdeen and cutting northwards over the Cairn O’Mount to Deeside. A barony from 1604 and busy market village although the Mercat Cross partly dating from 1670 and currently standing in the village square is probably a relic of past times from the nearby county town of Kincardine. A popular hotel the Ramsay Arms and a working Distillery with a visitor’s centre offer attractions to visitor and I personally remember photographing a Queen Victoria and Prince Albert lookalike starting the Victorian Trail promotion for the then Kincardine and Deeside District Council. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Kincardineshire, Kincardine, Fettercairn, Barony, Burgh, market, square, landscape, winter, Mearns, Howe, village, houses, Victorian, Arch, Ramsay, Arms, Hotel, Distillery, Queen, Victoria, Prince, Albert, visit, 1861, Rhenish, Romanesque, Parish, church, Mercat, Cross, Fasque, House, Drumtochty, Glen, Cairn, O’Mount, road, Glensaugh, Clatterin, Brig, rural, farmland, flat, fertile, gorse, fields, hills
Fettercairn Arch jkl7933jhp 
 Fettercairn Mearns Kincardineshire Scotland Arch Victorian winter village cottage situated on the flat rolling fertile farmlands of the Mearns and passed through most often by travellers leaving the main north trunk road to Aberdeen and cutting northwards over the Cairn O’Mount to Deeside. A barony from 1604 and busy market village although the Mercat Cross partly dating from 1670 and currently standing in the village square is probably a relic of past times from the nearby county town of Kincardine. A popular hotel the Ramsay Arms and a working Distillery with a visitor’s centre offer attractions to visitor and I personally remember photographing a Queen Victoria and Prince Albert lookalike starting the Victorian Trail promotion for the then Kincardine and Deeside District Council. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Kincardineshire, Kincardine, Fettercairn, Barony, Burgh, market, square, landscape, winter, Mearns, Howe, village, houses, Victorian, Arch, Ramsay, Arms, Hotel, Distillery, Queen, Victoria, Prince, Albert, visit, 1861, Rhenish, Romanesque, Parish, church, Mercat, Cross, Fasque, House, Drumtochty, Glen, Cairn, O’Mount, road, Glensaugh, Clatterin, Brig, rural, farmland, flat, fertile, gorse, fields, hills
Loch Saugh fgh3919jhp 
 Loch Saugh fly fishing boat casting action Mearns Aberdeenshire Scotland summer on the charming road that links Auchenblae in the Mearns with the main B974 Cairn O’Mount road opposite the Clatterin Brig restaurant. The road passes St Palladius Church and Drumtochty Castle in Glen Drumtochty which has interesting Forest Enterprise walks through mixed mature woodland and after leaving the forest the road enters Strath Finella passing this delightful loch near Glensaugh, used for fishing and often visited by ducks and swans. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Mearns, Loch, Saugh, Strath, Finella, Hills, Drumtochty, Glen, summer, landscape, action, Auchenblae, Cairn, O’Mount, road, Glensaugh, Clatterin, Brig, forest, water, willowherb, rosebay, roadside, fishing, boat, casting, hut, pylons, electric
Loch Saugh fgh3916jhp 
 Loch Saugh fishing casting boat fisherman Mearns Aberdeenshire Scotland summer on the charming road that links Auchenblae in the Mearns with the main B974 Cairn O’Mount road opposite the Clatterin Brig restaurant. The road passes St Palladius Church and Drumtochty Castle in Glen Drumtochty which has interesting Forest Enterprise walks through mixed mature woodland and after leaving the forest the road enters Strath Finella passing this delightful loch near Glensaugh, used for fishing and often visited by ducks and swans. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Mearns, Loch, Saugh, Strath, Finella, Hills, Drumtochty, Glen, summer, upright, Auchenblae, Cairn, O’Mount, road, Glensaugh, Clatterin, Brig, forest, water, willowherb, rosebay, roadside, fishing, boat, casting, hut, pylons, electric, fisherman
Loch Saugh fgh3912jhp 
 Loch Saugh fishing boat Finella sparkling Mearns Aberdeenshire Scottish summer on the charming road that links Auchenblae in the Mearns with the main B974 Cairn O’Mount road opposite the Clatterin Brig restaurant. The road passes St Palladius Church and Drumtochty Castle in Glen Drumtochty which has interesting Forest Enterprise walks through mixed mature woodland and after leaving the forest the road enters Strath Finella passing this delightful loch near Glensaugh, used for fishing and often visited by ducks and swans. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Mearns, Loch, Saugh, Strath, Finella, Hills, Drumtochty, Glen, summer, landscape, Auchenblae, Cairn, O’Mount, road, Glensaugh, Clatterin, Brig, forest, water, willowherb, rosebay, roadside, fishing, fisherman, boat, casting, hut, pylons, electric
Loch Saugh fgh2183jhp 
 Loch Saugh road estwards Drumtochty Glen Mearns Aberdeenshire Scotland summer on the charming road that links Auchenblae in the Mearns with the main B974 Cairn O’Mount road opposite the Clatterin Brig restaurant. The road passes St Palladius Church and Drumtochty Castle in Glen Drumtochty which has interesting Forest Enterprise walks through mixed mature woodland and after leaving the forest the road enters Strath Finella passing this delightful loch near Glensaugh, used for fishing and often visited by ducks and swans. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Mearns, Loch, Saugh, Strath, Finella, Hills, Drumtochty, Glen, summer, landscape, Auchenblae, Cairn, O’Mount, road, Glensaugh, Clatterin, Brig, forest, water, willowherb, rosebay, roadside, fishing, boat, casting, hut, pylons, electric
Loch Saugh fgh2182jhp 
 Loch Saugh roadside shade west Glensaugh Strath Finella Mearns Scotland summer on the charming road that links Auchenblae in the Mearns with the main B974 Cairn O’Mount road opposite the Clatterin Brig restaurant. The road passes St Palladius Church and Drumtochty Castle in Glen Drumtochty which has interesting Forest Enterprise walks through mixed mature woodland and after leaving the forest the road enters Strath Finella passing this delightful loch near Glensaugh, used for fishing and often visited by ducks and swans. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Mearns, Loch, Saugh, Strath, Finella, Hills, Drumtochty, Glen, summer, landscape, Auchenblae, Cairn, O’Mount, road, roadside, Glensaugh, Clatterin, Brig, forest, water, willowherb, rosebay, roadside, fishing, boat, casting, hut, pylons, electric
Loch Saugh fgh2181jhp 
 Loch Saugh sunshine water Glensaugh Aberdeenshire Scotland summer westwards sunny on the charming road that links Auchenblae in the Mearns with the main B974 Cairn O’Mount road opposite the Clatterin Brig restaurant. The road passes St Palladius Church and Drumtochty Castle in Glen Drumtochty which has interesting Forest Enterprise walks through mixed mature woodland and after leaving the forest the road enters Strath Finella passing this delightful loch near Glensaugh, used for fishing and often visited by ducks and swans. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Mearns, Loch, Saugh, Strath, Finella, Hills, Drumtochty, Glen, summer, landscape, Auchenblae, Cairn, O’Mount, road, Glensaugh, Clatterin, Brig, forest, water, willowherb, rosebay, roadside, fishing, boat, casting, hut, pylons, electric
Loch Saugh fgh2180jhp 
 Loch Saugh water Glensaugh Strath Finella Mearns Aberdeenshire Scotland summer on the charming road that links Auchenblae in the Mearns with the main B974 Cairn O’Mount road opposite the Clatterin Brig restaurant. The road passes St Palladius Church and Drumtochty Castle in Glen Drumtochty which has interesting Forest Enterprise walks through mixed mature woodland and after leaving the forest the road enters Strath Finella passing this delightful loch near Glensaugh, used for fishing and often visited by ducks and swans. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Mearns, Loch, Saugh, Strath, Finella, Hills, Drumtochty, Glen, summer, landscape, Auchenblae, Cairn, O’Mount, road, Glensaugh, Clatterin, Brig, forest, water, willowherb, rosebay, roadside, fishing, boat, casting, hut, pylons, electric
South Mearns Garvock qwe7555jhp 
 Mearns Garvock viewpoint south Aberdeenshire Grampians Scotland summer evening landscape looking westwards towards the Cairn O’Mount, south towards Forfar or northwards in the Aberdeen direction. The Howe of Mearns is a central part low lying flat fertile farmland in the centre of an area stretching from the south of Stonehaven to the Tay Estuary. Once you head North West over the various Angus Glens or over the Cairn O’Mount from Fettercairn you go into hill farming, moorland or forested estates onto Deeside and eventually reach the Highlands. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, Kincardineshire, Grampians, Mountains, Howe, Mearns, Cairn O’Mount, Clatterinbrig, southwards, Laurencekirk, Fettercairn, Garvock, viewpoint, agriculture, farming, fields, wheat, cereal, crops, grass, rich, fertile, flat, wooded, hills, Grampians, summer, landscape
North Howe Mearns Garvock qwe7650jhp 
 Mearns Garvock viewpoint Aberdeenshire northwards fertile plain Scotland summer landscape looking northwards in the Aberdeen direction in this case. The Howe of Mearns is a central part low lying flat fertile farmland in the centre of an area stretching from the south of Stonehaven to the Tay Estuary. Once you head North West over the various Angus Glens or over the Cairn O’Mount from Fettercairn you go into hill farming, moorland or forested estates onto Deeside and eventually reach the Highlands. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, Kincardineshire, Grampians, Mountains, Howe, Mearns, Cairn O’Mount, Clatterinbrig, Arbuthnott, Lewis, Grassic, Gibbon, visitors, centre, Fourdon, Laurencekirk, Fettercairn, Garvock, viewpoint, agriculture, farming, fields, wheat, cereal, crops, grass, rich, fertile, flat, wooded, hills, Grampians, summer, landscape
Laurencekirk Mearns Garvock qwe7645jhp 
 Howe Mearns Garvock viewpoint Aberdeenshire Laurencekirk Grampians farmland Scotland summer landscape looking westwards towards the Cairn O’Mount. The Howe of Mearns is a central part low lying flat fertile farmland in the centre of an area stretching from the south of Stonehaven to the Tay Estuary. Once you head North West over the various Angus Glens or over the Cairn O’Mount from Fettercairn you go into hill farming, moorland or forested estates onto Deeside and eventually reach the Highlands. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, Kincardineshire, Grampians, Mountains, Howe, Mearns, Cairn O’Mount, Clatterinbrig, visitors, centre, Fourdon, Laurencekirk, Fettercairn, Garvock, viewpoint, agriculture, farming, fields, wheat, cereal, barley, crops, grass, rich, fertile, flat, wooded, hills, Grampians, summer, landscape
Laurencekirk Mearns Garvock qwe7633jhp 
 Mearns Garvock viewpoint Aberdeenshire south Grampians fertile flat land Scottish summer landscape looking south towards Forfar. The Howe of Mearns is a central part low lying flat fertile farmland in the centre of an area stretching from the south of Stonehaven to the Tay Estuary. Once you head North West over the various Angus Glens or over the Cairn O’Mount from Fettercairn you go into hill farming, moorland or forested estates onto Deeside and eventually reach the Highlands. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, Kincardineshire, Grampians, Mountains, Howe, Mearns, Cairn O’Mount, Clatterinbrig, Laurencekirk, Fettercairn, Garvock, viewpoint, agriculture, farming, fields, wheat, cereal, crops, grass, rich, fertile, flat, wooded, hills, Grampians, summer, landscape, willowherb, bay, purple, flowers
Laurencekirk Mearns Garvock qwe7563jhp 
 Mearns Garvock viewpoint Aberdeenshire Laurencekirk Grampians fertile plain Scotland summer landscape looking westwards towards the Cairn O’Mount, south towards Forfar or northwards in the Aberdeen direction. The Howe of Mearns is a central part low lying flat fertile farmland in the centre of an area stretching from the south of Stonehaven to the Tay Estuary. Once you head North West over the various Angus Glens or over the Cairn O’Mount from Fettercairn you go into hill farming, moorland or forested estates onto Deeside and eventually reach the Highlands. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, Kincardineshire, Grampians, Mountains, Howe, Mearns, Cairn O’Mount, Clatterinbrig, Laurencekirk, Fettercairn, Garvock, viewpoint, agriculture, farming, fields, wheat, cereal, crops, grass, rich, fertile, flat, wooded, hills, Grampians, summer, evening, landscape
Glen Gairn Lecht Road qwe8411jhp 
 Glen Gairn road Gairnsheil hill heather ruined croft Aberdeenshire Scotland is one of the main routes northwards venturing over the Lecht to Inverness, via Tomintoul and Granton on Spey. The Lecht ski centre is also one of the busiest centres on the south side of the Cairngorms during Scotland’s often ill-defined and variable winter season but during the summer months is a favourite route with the famous humpbacked single track bridge at Gairnsheil, the purple flowering heather moorland between there and Cock Bridge, past Corgarff Castle and then after Tomintoul, the Bridge of Brown, after passing through Glen Avon. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Ballater, Deeside, Glen, Gairn, Gairnsheil, Fenzie, Cock, Bridge, Corgarff, Lecht, forest, ruined, croft, bridge, humpbacked, roadside, heather, moor, landscape, summer
Mearns from Cairn UP673907JHP 
 Coast Summer Mearns Sea Stones Cairn O'Mount Scotland Aberdeenshire Library Photos taken near public viewpoint and the summit of the hill called Cairn O'Mount between Banchory on Royal Deeside and Fettercairn in the Mearns areas of Aberdeenshire in North East Scotland above the Clatterinbrig Restaurant and the junction to Glensaugh and the road northwards to Auchenblae. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Kincardineshire, Fettercairn, Mearns, Glen Dye, Cairn, O'Mount, viewpoint, panorama, cairn, stones, pile, sea, coast, North, Clatterinbrig, cafe, restaurant, heather, purple, hills, landscape, summer, fields, moorland, grass, walking
Lochnagar Sunset UP643435JHP 
 Mountain Lochnagar Clouds Summer Evening Cairn O'Mount Scotland Aberdeenshire Photograoh taken near road between Banchory on Royal Deeside and Fettercairn in the Mearns areas of Aberdeenhire in North East Scotland and the summit of the hill called Cairn O'Mount. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Kincardineshire, Fettercairn, Mearns, Glen Dye, Lochnagar, mountain, hill, landscape, summer, clouds, dramatic, sun, rays, beams, moorland, grass, walking, wild
Lochnagar Sun Rays UP643450JHP 
 Mountain Lochnagar Dramatic Summer Evening Cairn O'Mount Scotland Aberdeenshire Photo taken near road between Banchory on Royal Deeside and Fettercairn in the Mearns areas of Aberdeenhire in North East Scotland and the summit of the hill called Cairn O'Mount. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Kincardineshire, Fettercairn, Mearns, Glen Dye, Lochnagar, mountain, hill, landscape, summer, clouds, dramatic, sun, rays, beams, moorland, grass, walking, wild
Cairn over Mearns UP673910JHP 
 Stone Pile Summer Mearns Sea Coast Cairn O'Mount Scottish Aberdeenshire Photo taken near public viewpoint and the summit of the hill called Cairn O'Mount between Banchory on Royal Deeside and Fettercairn in the Mearns areas of Aberdeenshire in North East Scotland above the Clatterinbrig Restaurant and the junction to Glensaugh and the road northwards to Auchenblae. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Kincardineshire, Fettercairn, Mearns, Glen Dye, Cairn, O'Mount, viewpoint, panorama, cairn, stones, pile, sea, coast, North, Clatterinbrig, cafe, restaurant, heather, purple, hills, upright, summer, fields, moorland, grass, walking
Cairn on Mount UP673906JHP 
 Panorama Summer Mearns Sea View Cairn O'Mount Scotland Aberdeenshire Photograph taken near public viewpoint and the summit of the hill called Cairn O'Mount between Banchory on Royal Deeside and Fettercairn in the Mearns areas of Aberdeenshire in North East Scotland above the Clatterinbrig Restaurant and the junction to Glensaugh and the road northwards to Auchenblae. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Kincardineshire, Fettercairn, Mearns, Glen Dye, Cairn, O'Mount, viewpoint, panorama, cairn, stones, pile, sea, coast, North, Clatterinbrig, cafe, restaurant, heather, purple, hills, landscape, summer, fields, moorland, grass, walking
Cairn Spital Tree UP673913JHP 
 Scottish Heather Hills Summer Mearns Cairn O'Mount Aberdeenshire Rowan Tree taken near road near the old spital hostelry ruin between Banchory on Royal Deeside and towards Fettercairn direction and the sea in the Mearns areas of Aberdeenshire in North East Scotland and below the summit of the hill called Cairn O'Mount just before reaching the Clatterinbrig Restaurant and the junction to Glensaugh and the road northwards to Auchenblae. On the right hand hill can be seen remains of the old Royal Deer Park from the times of King Robert the Bruce of Scotland. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Kincardineshire, Fettercairn, Mearns, Glen Dye, Cairn, O'Mount, spital, ruin, Clatterinbrig, cafe, restaurant, heather, purple, hills, upright, summer, fields, moorland, grass, walking, teee, rowan
Cairn Spital Heathers UP673922JHP 
 Heather Purple Bell Summer Mearns Cairn O'Mount Scotland Aberdeenshire Photo taken near road by old spital hostelry ruin between Banchory on Royal Deeside and Fettercairn in the Mearns areas of Aberdeenshire in North East Scotland and below the summit of the hill called Cairn O'Mount just before reaching the Clatterinbrig Restaurant and the junction to Glensaugh and the road northwards to Auchenblae. On the right hand hill can be seen remains of the old Royal Deer Park from the times of King Robert the Bruce of Scotland. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Kincardineshire, Fettercairn, Mearns, Glen Dye, Cairn, O'Mount, spital, ruin, hotel, Clatterinbrig, cafe, restaurant, heather, purple, hills, upright, summer, fields, moorland, grass, walking
Cairn OMount Sunset UP643433JHP 
 Summer Evening Cairn O'Mount Clachnaben Fence Scottish Aberdeenshire Photo taken near road between Banchory on Royal Deeside and Fettercairn in the Mearns areas of Aberdeenshire in North East Scotland and near the summit of the hill called Cairn O'Mount looking northwards to Clachnaben and towards Royal Deeside past roadside snow fences. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, northwards, Kincardineshire, Clachnaben, Glen Dye, Cairn, O'Mount, sunset, evening, snow, fences, hills, upright, summer, fields, moorland, grass, walking
Cairn OMount Fence UP643440JHP 
 Heather Summer Evening Cairn O'Mount Fence Scotland Aberdeenshire Library Photograph taken near road between Banchory on Royal Deeside and Fettercairn in the Mearns areas of Aberdeenshire in North East Scotland and near the summit of the hill called Cairn O'Mount looking northwards to Clachnaben and towards Royal Deeside past roadside snow fences. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, northwards, Kincardineshire, Clachnaben, Glen Dye, Cairn, O'Mount, sunset, evening, snow, fences, hills, landscape, summer, fields, moorland, grass, walking
Cairn Evening Fence UP643432JHP 
 Summer Evening Cairn O'Mount Wooden Fence Scotland Aberdeenshire Library Panorama taken near road between Banchory on Royal Deeside and Fettercairn in the Mearns areas of Aberdeenshire in North East Scotland and near the summit of the hill called Cairn O'Mount looking northwards to Clachnaben and towards Royal Deeside past roadside snow fences. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, northwards, Kincardineshire, Clachnaben, Glen Dye, Cairn, O'Mount, sunset, evening, snow, fences, hills, landscape, summer, fields, moorland, grass, walking
Above Clatterinbrig UP673912JHP 
 Clatterinbrig Heather Summer Mearns Cairn O'Mount Scotland Aberdeenshire Photograph taken near road between Banchory on Royal Deeside and Fettercairn in the Mearns areas of Aberdeenshire in North East Scotland and below the summit of the hill called Cairn O'Mount just before reaching the Clatterinbrig Restaurant and the junction to Glensaugh and the road northwards to Auchenblae. On the right hand hill can be seen remains of the old Royal Deer Park from the times of King Robert the Bruce of Scotland. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Kincardineshire, Fettercairn, Mearns, Glen Dye, Cairn, O'Mount, Clatterinbrig, cafe, restaurant, heather, purple, hills, landscape, summer, fields, moorland, grass, walking
Frosty Wood Sunshine TO4471033JHP 
 Frosty Silver Birch wood, in winter morning sunshine, beside the South Deeside Road near Glen Tanar opposite Dalwhing entrance. This is west of Aboyne in Aberdeenshire in North East Scotland. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Glen Tanar, south, Deeside, road, landscape, winter, frost, icy, estate, silver, birch, woodland, countryside, rural, nature, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, morning, sunshine
Lochnagar Cairn O Mount Scotland UP643458JHP 
 Mountain Lochnagar Dramatic Summer Evening Cairn O'Mount Scotland Aberdeenshire Photo taken near road between Banchory on Royal Deeside and Fettercairn in the Mearns areas of Aberdeenhire in North East Scotland and the summir of the hill called Cairn O'Mount. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Kincardineshire, Banchory, Fettercairn, Mearns, Royal Deeside, Glen Dye, Cairn O'Mount, hill, Lochnagar, mountain, Cairngorms, landscape, summer, dramatic, light, clouds, moorland, countryside, rural, nature, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, sun, sunshine,

Scotland > Ancient Stones (2 files)

The gallery has photos of ancient Scottish sites such as recumbent stone circles, stone circles, long cairns, Pictish carvings and early fortifications including Tap ONoth, Bennachie, Kinord, and most of the following:
Aikey Brae RSC; Balquhain Stone Circle; Brandsbutt Stone; Broomend of Crichie Henge and Pictish Symbol Stone; Castle Fraser Stone Circle; Consumption Dykes, Kingswells; Corsedarder Memorial; Cothiemuir Wood RSC; Craigearn Standing Stone; Craw Stane, Rhynie; Cullerlie Stone Circle; Culsh earthhouse or souterrain; Easter Aquthorthies RSC; Eslie the Greater RSC; Eslie the Lessler RSC; Garrol Wood RSC; Glassel Stone Circle; Kinord Cross; Kirkton of Bourtie RSC; Loanhead of Daviot RSC; Long Cairn, Corsedarder; Maidenstone Symbol Stone; Mid Mar Stone Circle; Nine Staines RSC; Picardy Pictish Symbol Stone; Strichen RSC; Sueno Stone, Forres; Sunhoney RSC; Tomnaverie RSC;

St Lesmo Chapel Glen Tanar 191171JHP 
 Glen Tanar Royal Deeside St Lesmo Chapel Celtic Cross Scotland is situated in a lovely accessible valley to the south of Aboyne on Royal Deeside in Aberdeenshire North East Scotland. The Glen is now a much visited place with an informative Braeloine Centre with Countryside Ranger, holiday cottages, fishing and easy access to many easy walks through ancient Scottish Caledonian Pine Forest and is a popular walking and cycling route to Mount Keen. There is a public pay and display car park mid way up the metalled road across from the centre and the main walk to St Lesmo’s Chapel which is popular for weddings making use of Glen Tanar House ballroom for receptions and conferences. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Glen Tanar, Tanar Water, landscape, St Lesmo, Chapel, Celtic, Cross, carved, summer, estate, preserved, countryside, rural, sunshine, walks, stone, scanned, transparency
Eslie Greater Stones VS3444JHP 
 Eslie Greater Bronze Age recumbent stone circle Feughside Scottish Aberdeenshire Kincardineshire Scotland looking to Scolty Hill near Banchory and the River Feugh Glen is one of such ancient monuments dotted around the North East and this one is located on a sloping valley looking south and westwards up Feughside and the distant Scolty Hill near Banchory on Royal Deeside west of Aberdeen near Mulloch Forest. Nearby is Esslie the Lessler a few fields away higher on the southern slope of Tilquhillie Hill while to the east are the Nine Staines in the Garrol Wood. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Kincardineshire, Royal Deeside, Eslie, Esslie, Greater, Banchory, Scolty, Hill, Camie, Feughside, Recumbent, Stone, Circle, landscape, autumn, history, Bronze, Age, ancient, archaeology, neolithic, stones, altar, flankers, monoliths, monolith

Scotland > Clouds, Sunsets, Dawns and Weather (6 files)

The gallery has images of weather related subjects from clouds to dawns and sunrises, NLC or noctilucent clouds nights, moon to sun rings, rainbows, double rainbows, meteors, shooting stars, Perseids. The range of clouds includes cirrus, storm clouds, white puffy fair weather clouds, monster cloud formations, haar, sun beams, lenticular, mama, a wide range of different meteorological structures and types.
Clouds Cairn OMount vbn0786jhp 
 Scottish autumn Cairn O’Mount hill clouds Mearns Drumtochy Saugh high view road taken from this high point around 1400ft between Banchory on Royal Deeside and Fettercairn in the Mearns areas of Aberdeenshire in North East Scotland. This popular route through the picturesque Glen Dye, passing the most recognisable hill shape of Clachnaben with its tor rocky outcrop and climbing up through heather moorland and new forest plantations and then offering spectacular views of the Mearns and south eastern Aberdeenshire to the North Sea and southwards to Montrose and almost to Dundee and beyond on a clear day from the layby and viewpoint just over the Cairn summit. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Kincardineshire, Banchory, Fettercairn, Mearns, Royal, Deeside, Glen, Dye, Clachnaben, hill, landscape, autumn, Spital, Cairn, O'Mount, bridge, water, sheep, estate, moorland, forest, shooting, grouse, summer, wild, countryside, rural, nature, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, peaceful, quiet, sun, sunshine, grass, walking, conservation, green, blue, farming, agriculture, wild, white, cumulus, clouds, panorama, southwards, viewpoint, layby, view, vista, B974, September, 2015, Nikon, D700, DSLR, digital, camera
Clouds Cairn OMount vbn0784jhp 
 Scotland Aberdeenshire Cairn O’Mount hill clouds Mearns sea view Inverbervie north taken from this high point around 1400ft between Banchory on Royal Deeside and Fettercairn in the Mearns areas of Aberdeenshire in North East Scotland. This popular route through the picturesque Glen Dye, passing the most recognisable hill shape of Clachnaben with its tor rocky outcrop and climbing up through heather moorland and new forest plantations and then offering spectacular views of the Mearns and south eastern Aberdeenshire to the North Sea and southwards to Montrose and almost to Dundee and beyond on a clear day from the layby and viewpoint just over the Cairn summit. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Kincardineshire, Banchory, Fettercairn, Mearns, Royal, Deeside, Glen, Dye, Clachnaben, hill, landscape, autumn, Spital, Cairn, O'Mount, bridge, water, sheep, estate, moorland, forest, shooting, grouse, summer, wild, countryside, rural, nature, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, peaceful, quiet, sun, sunshine, grass, walking, conservation, green, blue, farming, agriculture, wild, white, cumulus, clouds, panorama, southwards, viewpoint, layby, view, vista, B974, September, 2015, Nikon, D700, DSLR, digital, camera
Clouds Cairn OMount vbn0783jhp 
 Scottish autumn squall Cairn O’Mount hill clouds Mearns sea viewpoint road taken from this high point around 1400ft between Banchory on Royal Deeside and Fettercairn in the Mearns areas of Aberdeenshire in North East Scotland. This popular route through the picturesque Glen Dye, passing the most recognisable hill shape of Clachnaben with its tor rocky outcrop and climbing up through heather moorland and new forest plantations and then offering spectacular views of the Mearns and south eastern Aberdeenshire to the North Sea and southwards to Montrose and almost to Dundee and beyond on a clear day from the layby and viewpoint just over the Cairn summit. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Kincardineshire, Banchory, Fettercairn, Mearns, Royal, Deeside, Glen, Dye, Clachnaben, hill, landscape, squall, autumn, Spital, Cairn, O'Mount, bridge, water, sheep, estate, moorland, forest, shooting, grouse, summer, wild, countryside, rural, nature, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, peaceful, quiet, sun, sunshine, grass, walking, conservation, green, blue, farming, agriculture, wild, white, cumulus, clouds, panorama, southwards, viewpoint, layby, view, vista, B974, September, 2015, Nikon, D700, DSLR, digital, camera
Clouds Cairn OMount vbn0782jhp 
 Scottish autumn Cairn O’Mount hill Mearns Drumtochy Saugh Strathfinella vista high view road taken from this high point around 1400ft between Banchory on Royal Deeside and Fettercairn in the Mearns areas of Aberdeenshire in North East Scotland. This popular route through the picturesque Glen Dye, passing the most recognisable hill shape of Clachnaben with its tor rocky outcrop and climbing up through heather moorland and new forest plantations and then offering spectacular views of the Mearns and south eastern Aberdeenshire to the North Sea and southwards to Montrose and almost to Dundee and beyond on a clear day from the layby and viewpoint just over the Cairn summit. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Kincardineshire, Banchory, Fettercairn, Mearns, Royal, Deeside, Glen, Dye, Clachnaben, hill, landscape, upright, autumn, Spital, Cairn, O'Mount, Drumtochty, Strathfinella, Saugh, bridge, water, sheep, estate, moorland, forest, shooting, grouse, summer, wild, countryside, rural, nature, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, peaceful, quiet, sun, sunshine, grass, walking, conservation, green, blue, farming, agriculture, wild, white, cumulus, clouds, panorama, southwards, viewpoint, layby, view, vista, B974, September, 2015, Nikon, D700, DSLR, digital, camera
Clouds Cairn OMount vbn0781jhp 
 Scotland Aberdeenshire Cairn O’Mount hill clouds Mearns Drumtochy Saugh high view road taken from this high point around 1400ft between Banchory on Royal Deeside and Fettercairn in the Mearns areas of Aberdeenshire in North East Scotland. This popular route through the picturesque Glen Dye, passing the most recognisable hill shape of Clachnaben with its tor rocky outcrop and climbing up through heather moorland and new forest plantations and then offering spectacular views of the Mearns and south eastern Aberdeenshire to the North Sea and southwards to Montrose and almost to Dundee and beyond on a clear day from the layby and viewpoint just over the Cairn summit. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Kincardineshire, Banchory, Fettercairn, Mearns, Royal, Deeside, Glen, Dye, Clachnaben, hill, landscape, Drumtochty, Glen, Saugh, autumn, Spital, Cairn, O'Mount, bridge, water, sheep, estate, moorland, forest, shooting, grouse, summer, wild, countryside, rural, nature, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, peaceful, quiet, sun, sunshine, grass, walking, conservation, green, blue, farming, agriculture, wild, white, cumulus, clouds, panorama, southwards, viewpoint, layby, view, vista, B974, September, 2015, Nikon, D700, DSLR, digital, camera
Mearns Farmland zxc3033jhp 
 Mearns Aberdeenshire Grampians hills fertile plain cumulus clouds Scotland summer looking westwards towards the Grampians, a line of hills dividing the flat fertile plains of The Mearns from the hilly Glens of Deeside. This view is taken from the road approaching Laurencekirk near Easthills looking across to Strathfinella Hill. The Howe of Mearns is a central part low lying flat fertile farmland in the centre of an area stretching from the south of Stonehaven to the Tay Estuary. Once you head North West over the various Angus Glens or over the Cairn O’Mount from Fettercairn you go into hill farming, moorland or forested estates onto Deeside and eventually reach the Highlands. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, Kincardineshire, Grampians, Mountains, Howe, Mearns, Cairn O’Mount, Clatterinbrig, Laurencekirk, Fettercairn, Garvock, Strathfinella, hills, agriculture, farming, fields, farmhouse, crops, grass, rich, fertile, flat, wooded, hills, Grampians, summer, landscape, shadows, clouds, dramatic, cumulus, windy, billowing, 2014, D700, Nikon, DSLR, weather, meterology, July

Scotland > Deeside Towns and Villages (51 files)

Photos of the main towns and villages along the River Dee from Banchory westwards to Braemar with villages bordering the north and south sides of the river such as Torphins and Tarland to Strachan on the south.
River Dee Ballater bnm4673jhp 
 Ballater River Dee Monaltrie flats apartments trees road view Aberdeenshire Scottish taken from the main road bridge which enters the town from the south. The Town of Ballater itself is on the far side of the river on the North Deeside Road some 40 miles west of Aberdeen in Aberdeenshire in North East Scotland. Lying to the north of the River Dee it is a popular tourist centre for visitors travelling the length of this beautiful valley going southwards to Perth, visiting Balmoral Castle or Crathie Kirk or as a stopover before venturing northwards over the Lecht to Inverness. It has an excellent golf course which borders the river on the north bank across from scene in this photo and was the scene of major floods during the winter of 2015/2016. Some continuing repairs of walls alongside the town side riverbank is still visible in some of these photographs. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Ballater, town, River, Dee, Monaltrie, apartments, flats, Muick, Glen, bridge, west, east, downstream, riverbank, summer, sunny, green, grass, roadside, landscape, trees, hills, floods, flooding, damage, repairs, 2016, August, summer, digital, photograph, camera, Nikon, D700, DSLR
River Dee Ballater bnm4672jhp 
 Ballater River Dee summer bridge view upstream flood defences Royal Deeside Aberdeenshire Scotland taken from the main road bridge which enters the town from the south. The Town of Ballater itself is on the far side of the river on the North Deeside Road some 40 miles west of Aberdeen in Aberdeenshire in North East Scotland. Lying to the north of the River Dee it is a popular tourist centre for visitors travelling the length of this beautiful valley going southwards to Perth, visiting Balmoral Castle or Crathie Kirk or as a stopover before venturing northwards over the Lecht to Inverness. It has an excellent golf course which borders the river on the north bank across from scene in this photo and was the scene of major floods during the winter of 2015/2016. Some continuing repairs of walls alongside the town side riverbank is still visible in some of these photographs. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Ballater, town, River, Dee, Monaltrie, apartments, flats, Muick, Glen, bridge, west, east, upstream, riverbank, summer, sunny, green, grass, roadside, landscape, trees, hills, floods, flooding, damage, repairs, 2016, August, summer, digital, photograph, camera, Nikon, D700, DSLR
River Dee Ballater bnm4671jhp 
 Ballater River Dee summer bridge view town centre Deeside Aberdeenshire Scotland taken from the main road bridge which enters the town from the south. The Town of Ballater itself is on the far side of the river on the North Deeside Road some 40 miles west of Aberdeen in Aberdeenshire in North East Scotland. Lying to the north of the River Dee it is a popular tourist centre for visitors travelling the length of this beautiful valley going southwards to Perth, visiting Balmoral Castle or Crathie Kirk or as a stopover before venturing northwards over the Lecht to Inverness. It has an excellent golf course which borders the river on the north bank across from scene in this photo and was the scene of major floods during the winter of 2015/2016. Some continuing repairs of walls alongside the town side riverbank is still visible in some of these photographs. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Ballater, town, River, Dee, Monaltrie, apartments, flats, Muick, Glen, bridge, west, east, riverbank, summer, sunny, green, grass, roadside, landscape, trees, hills, floods, flooding, damage, repairs, 2016, August, summer, digital, photograph, camera, Nikon, D700, DSLR
River Dee Ballater bnm4667jhp 
 Ballater River Dee summer bridge view downstream Monaltrie flats Deeside Aberdeenshire Scotland taken from the main road bridge which enters the town from the south. The Town of Ballater itself is on the far side of the river on the North Deeside Road some 40 miles west of Aberdeen in Aberdeenshire in North East Scotland. Lying to the north of the River Dee it is a popular tourist centre for visitors travelling the length of this beautiful valley going southwards to Perth, visiting Balmoral Castle or Crathie Kirk or as a stopover before venturing northwards over the Lecht to Inverness. It has an excellent golf course which borders the river on the north bank across from scene in this photo and was the scene of major floods during the winter of 2015/2016. Some continuing repairs of walls alongside the town side riverbank is still visible in some of these photographs. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Ballater, town, River, Dee, Monaltrie, apartments, flats, Muick, Glen, bridge, west, east, downstream, riverbank, summer, sunny, green, grass, roadside, landscape, trees, hills, floods, flooding, damage, repairs, 2016, August, summer, digital, photograph, camera, Nikon, D700, DSLR
River Dee Ballater bnm4666jhp 
 Ballater River Dee August downstream Monaltrie flats Deeside Aberdeenshire Scottish taken from the main road bridge which enters the town from the south. The Town of Ballater itself is on the far side of the river on the North Deeside Road some 40 miles west of Aberdeen in Aberdeenshire in North East Scotland. Lying to the north of the River Dee it is a popular tourist centre for visitors travelling the length of this beautiful valley going southwards to Perth, visiting Balmoral Castle or Crathie Kirk or as a stopover before venturing northwards over the Lecht to Inverness. It has an excellent golf course which borders the river on the north bank across from scene in this photo and was the scene of major floods during the winter of 2015/2016. Some continuing repairs of walls alongside the town side riverbank is still visible in some of these photographs. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Ballater, town, River, Dee, Monaltrie, apartments, flats, Muick, Glen, bridge, west, east, downstream, riverbank, summer, sunny, green, grass, roadside, landscape, trees, hills, floods, flooding, damage, repairs, 2016, August, summer, digital, photograph, camera, Nikon, D700, DSLR
River Dee Ballater bnm4665jhp 
 Ballater River Dee sunny bridge view upstream trees riverbank Royal Deeside Aberdeenshire Scotland taken from the main road bridge which enters the town from the south. The Town of Ballater itself is on the far side of the river on the North Deeside Road some 40 miles west of Aberdeen in Aberdeenshire in North East Scotland. Lying to the north of the River Dee it is a popular tourist centre for visitors travelling the length of this beautiful valley going southwards to Perth, visiting Balmoral Castle or Crathie Kirk or as a stopover before venturing northwards over the Lecht to Inverness. It has an excellent golf course which borders the river on the north bank across from scene in this photo and was the scene of major floods during the winter of 2015/2016. Some continuing repairs of walls alongside the town side riverbank is still visible in some of these photographs. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Ballater, town, River, Dee, Monaltrie, apartments, flats, Muick, Glen, bridge, west, east, upstream, riverbank, summer, sunny, green, grass, roadside, landscape, upright, trees, hills, floods, flooding, damage, repairs, 2016, August, summer, digital, photograph, camera, Nikon, D700, DSLR
River Dee Ballater bnm4664jhp 
 Ballater River Dee summer view upstream trees riverside Scotland Aberdeenshire taken from the main road bridge which enters the town from the south. The Town of Ballater itself is on the far side of the river on the North Deeside Road some 40 miles west of Aberdeen in Aberdeenshire in North East Scotland. Lying to the north of the River Dee it is a popular tourist centre for visitors travelling the length of this beautiful valley going southwards to Perth, visiting Balmoral Castle or Crathie Kirk or as a stopover before venturing northwards over the Lecht to Inverness. It has an excellent golf course which borders the river on the north bank across from scene in this photo and was the scene of major floods during the winter of 2015/2016. Some continuing repairs of walls alongside the town side riverbank is still visible in some of these photographs. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Ballater, town, River, Dee, Monaltrie, apartments, flats, Muick, Glen, bridge, west, east, upstream, riverbank, summer, sunny, green, grass, roadside, landscape, trees, hills, floods, flooding, damage, repairs, 2016, August, summer, digital, photograph, camera, Nikon, D700, DSLR
Clunie Burn Braemar zxc2012jhp 
 Braemar village Glen Dee Aberdeenshire Scottish summer Clunie Burn southwards centre lying south of the River Dee and popular base for hill walking in Cairngorms as well as skiing at nearby Glenshee on the road to Perth. It is has a Castle now under Community ownership which was historically important as a garrison fort after the Rebellion as well as hotels, shops and tourist attractions the main one being the Annual Highland Gathering attended by HM The Queen in September. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, village, Clunie, burn, old, mill, round, window, weather, hut, shops, Mar, Road, landscape, upright, bridge, Fife, Arms, Hotel, wishing, well, main, street, rocks, water, peat, brown, summer, sunshine, blue, skies, 2014, DSLR, digital, camera, D700, Nikon
Aboyne Loch Afternoon fgh4193jhp 
 Aboyne Loch ducks branches hiding summer water Deeside Aberdeenshire Scotland Lodge walks reeds trees at the eastern approach to this very recognisable feature on arriving at this town mid way up the River Dee valley between Aberdeen and Braemar in the west. Aboyne is a popular tourist stopover with shops, restaurants, hotels and two golf courses is busy throughout the summer months with long established Highland Games and a recent and very successful Arts Festival based around a thriving Community Centre and Theatre. Crossing the River takes you onto the South Deeside Road, either east to Potarch turn or on through Ballogie, over Corsedardar to Finzean and Feughside. Westwards takes you via the Bridge of Ess and passed the Glen Tanar entrance to Dinnet and onto Ballater. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, Grampian, Royal, Deeside, Aboyne, town, Loch, Queen’s, Hill, Morlich, landscape, summer, Lodge, autumn, water, trees, silver, birch, birches, branches, hiding, place, protection, golden, brown, colours, colors, colorful, colourful, sunshine, clouds, lake, golf, course, caravan, park, walks, path, restaurant, spa, driving, range, reeds, ducks, reflections clouds, blue, sky
Aboyne Loch Afternoon fgh4192jhp 
 Aboyne Loch summer water ripples reflections Royal Deeside Aberdeenshire Scotland Lodge walks reeds trees at the eastern approach to this very recognisable feature on arriving at this town mid way up the River Dee valley between Aberdeen and Braemar in the west. Aboyne is a popular tourist stopover with shops, restaurants, hotels and two golf courses is busy throughout the summer months with long established Highland Games and a recent and very successful Arts Festival based around a thriving Community Centre and Theatre. Crossing the River takes you onto the South Deeside Road, either east to Potarch turn or on through Ballogie, over Corsedardar to Finzean and Feughside. Westwards takes you via the Bridge of Ess and passed the Glen Tanar entrance to Dinnet and onto Ballater. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, Grampian, Royal, Deeside, Aboyne, town, Loch, Queen’s, Hill Morlich, upright, summer, Lodge, autumn, water, trees, silver, birch, birches, golden, brown, colours, colors, colorful, colourful, sunshine, clouds, lake, golf, course, caravan, park, walks, path, restaurant, spa, driving, range, reeds, ducks, reflections clouds, blue, sky
Aboyne Loch Afternoon fgh4191jhp 
 Aboyne Loch summer water reflections Morlich hill Deeside Scotland Lodge walks reeds trees at the eastern approach to this very recognisable feature on arriving at this town mid way up the River Dee valley between Aberdeen and Braemar in the west. Aboyne is a popular tourist stopover with shops, restaurants, hotels and two golf courses is busy throughout the summer months with long established Highland Games and a recent and very successful Arts Festival based around a thriving Community Centre and Theatre. Crossing the River takes you onto the South Deeside Road, either east to Potarch turn or on through Ballogie, over Corsedardar to Finzean and Feughside. Westwards takes you via the Bridge of Ess and passed the Glen Tanar entrance to Dinnet and onto Ballater. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, Grampian, Royal, Deeside, Aboyne, town, Loch, Queen’s, Hill, Morlich, landscape, summer, Lodge, autumn, water, trees, silver, birch, birches, golden, brown, colours, colors, colorful, colourful, sunshine, clouds, lake, golf, course, caravan, park, walks, path, restaurant, spa, driving, range, reeds, ducks, reflections clouds, blue, sky
Aboyne Loch Afternoon fgh4185jhp 
 Aboyne Loch summer water Deeside Aberdeenshire Scottish Lodge reflections trees at the eastern approach to this very recognisable feature on arriving at this town mid way up the River Dee valley between Aberdeen and Braemar in the west. Aboyne is a popular tourist stopover with shops, restaurants, hotels and two golf courses is busy throughout the summer months with long established Highland Games and a recent and very successful Arts Festival based around a thriving Community Centre and Theatre. Crossing the River takes you onto the South Deeside Road, either east to Potarch turn or on through Ballogie, over Corsedardar to Finzean and Feughside. Westwards takes you via the Bridge of Ess and passed the Glen Tanar entrance to Dinnet and onto Ballater. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, Grampian, Royal, Deeside, Aboyne, town, Loch, Queen’s, Hill, Morlich, upright, summer, Lodge, autumn, water, trees, silver, birch, birches, golden, brown, colours, colors, colorful, colourful, sunshine, clouds, lake, golf, course, caravan, park, walks, path, restaurant, spa, driving, range, reeds, ducks, reflections clouds, blue, sky
Aboyne Loch Afternoon fgh4184jhp 
 Aboyne Loch summer water Deeside Scotland Lodge restaurant reeds trees at the eastern approach to this very recognisable feature on arriving at this town mid way up the River Dee valley between Aberdeen and Braemar in the west. Aboyne is a popular tourist stopover with shops, restaurants, hotels and two golf courses is busy throughout the summer months with long established Highland Games and a recent and very successful Arts Festival based around a thriving Community Centre and Theatre. Crossing the River takes you onto the South Deeside Road, either east to Potarch turn or on through Ballogie, over Corsedardar to Finzean and Feughside. Westwards takes you via the Bridge of Ess and passed the Glen Tanar entrance to Dinnet and onto Ballater. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, Grampian, Royal, Deeside, Aboyne, town, Loch, Queen’s, Hill, Morlich, landscape, summer, Lodge, autumn, water, trees, silver, birch, birches, golden, brown, colours, colors, colorful, colourful, sunshine, clouds, lake, golf, course, caravan, park, walks, path, restaurant, spa, driving, range, reeds, ducks, reflections clouds, blue, sky
Aboyne Loch Afternoon fgh4183jhp 
 Aboyne Loch walks trees summer water Deeside Aberdeenshire Scotland birches at the eastern approach to this very recognisable feature on arriving at this town mid way up the River Dee valley between Aberdeen and Braemar in the west. Aboyne is a popular tourist stopover with shops, restaurants, hotels and two golf courses is busy throughout the summer months with long established Highland Games and a recent and very successful Arts Festival based around a thriving Community Centre and Theatre. Crossing the River takes you onto the South Deeside Road, either east to Potarch turn or on through Ballogie, over Corsedardar to Finzean and Feughside. Westwards takes you via the Bridge of Ess and passed the Glen Tanar entrance to Dinnet and onto Ballater. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, Grampian, Royal, Deeside, Aboyne, town, Loch, Queen’s, Hill, Morlich, upright, summer, Lodge, autumn, water, trees, silver, birch, birches, framed, green, golden, brown, colours, colors, colorful, colourful, sunshine, clouds, lake, golf, course, caravan, park, walks, path, restaurant, spa, driving, range, reeds, ducks, reflections clouds, blue, sky
Aboyne Loch Afternoon fgh4182jhp 
 Aboyne Loch walk silver birches framed summer water Deeside Aberdeenshire Scotland Lodge walks reeds trees at the eastern approach to this very recognisable feature on arriving at this town mid way up the River Dee valley between Aberdeen and Braemar in the west. Aboyne is a popular tourist stopover with shops, restaurants, hotels and two golf courses is busy throughout the summer months with long established Highland Games and a recent and very successful Arts Festival based around a thriving Community Centre and Theatre. Crossing the River takes you onto the South Deeside Road, either east to Potarch turn or on through Ballogie, over Corsedardar to Finzean and Feughside. Westwards takes you via the Bridge of Ess and passed the Glen Tanar entrance to Dinnet and onto Ballater. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, Grampian, Royal, Deeside, Aboyne, town, Loch, Queen’s, Hill, Morlich, landscape, summer, Lodge, autumn, water, trees, silver, birch, birches, golden, brown, colours, colors, colorful, colourful, sunshine, clouds, lake, golf, course, caravan, park, walks, path, restaurant, spa, driving, range, reeds, ducks, reflections clouds, blue, sky
Aboyne Loch Afternoon fgh4181jhp 
 Aboyne Loch summer walk tree lined birches path Deeside Aberdeenshire Scotland Lodge walks reeds trees at the eastern approach to this very recognisable feature on arriving at this town mid way up the River Dee valley between Aberdeen and Braemar in the west. Aboyne is a popular tourist stopover with shops, restaurants, hotels and two golf courses is busy throughout the summer months with long established Highland Games and a recent and very successful Arts Festival based around a thriving Community Centre and Theatre. Crossing the River takes you onto the South Deeside Road, either east to Potarch turn or on through Ballogie, over Corsedardar to Finzean and Feughside. Westwards takes you via the Bridge of Ess and passed the Glen Tanar entrance to Dinnet and onto Ballater. 
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Aboyne Loch Afternoon fgh4180jhp 
 Aboyne Loch path birches dappled light Deeside Aberdeenshire Scottish walks trees at the eastern approach to this very recognisable feature on arriving at this town mid way up the River Dee valley between Aberdeen and Braemar in the west. Aboyne is a popular tourist stopover with shops, restaurants, hotels and two golf courses is busy throughout the summer months with long established Highland Games and a recent and very successful Arts Festival based around a thriving Community Centre and Theatre. Crossing the River takes you onto the South Deeside Road, either east to Potarch turn or on through Ballogie, over Corsedardar to Finzean and Feughside. Westwards takes you via the Bridge of Ess and passed the Glen Tanar entrance to Dinnet and onto Ballater. 
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Aboyne Loch Afternoon fgh4179jhp 
 Aboyne Loch summer reed beds water Royal Deeside Aberdeenshire Scotland Lodge reeds trees at the eastern approach to this very recognisable feature on arriving at this town mid way up the River Dee valley between Aberdeen and Braemar in the west. Aboyne is a popular tourist stopover with shops, restaurants, hotels and two golf courses is busy throughout the summer months with long established Highland Games and a recent and very successful Arts Festival based around a thriving Community Centre and Theatre. Crossing the River takes you onto the South Deeside Road, either east to Potarch turn or on through Ballogie, over Corsedardar to Finzean and Feughside. Westwards takes you via the Bridge of Ess and passed the Glen Tanar entrance to Dinnet and onto Ballater. 
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Aboyne Loch Afternoon fgh4178jhp 
 Aboyne Loch caravan park reed bed trees water Deeside Aberdeenshire Scotland Lodge walks reeds trees at the eastern approach to this very recognisable feature on arriving at this town mid way up the River Dee valley between Aberdeen and Braemar in the west. Aboyne is a popular tourist stopover with shops, restaurants, hotels and two golf courses is busy throughout the summer months with long established Highland Games and a recent and very successful Arts Festival based around a thriving Community Centre and Theatre. Crossing the River takes you onto the South Deeside Road, either east to Potarch turn or on through Ballogie, over Corsedardar to Finzean and Feughside. Westwards takes you via the Bridge of Ess and passed the Glen Tanar entrance to Dinnet and onto Ballater. 
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Aboyne Loch Afternoon fgh4177jhp 
 Aboyne Loch summer Morlich Hill reeds Deeside Aberdeenshire Scottish birches Lodge walks trees at the eastern approach to this very recognisable feature on arriving at this town mid way up the River Dee valley between Aberdeen and Braemar in the west. Aboyne is a popular tourist stopover with shops, restaurants, hotels and two golf courses is busy throughout the summer months with long established Highland Games and a recent and very successful Arts Festival based around a thriving Community Centre and Theatre. Crossing the River takes you onto the South Deeside Road, either east to Potarch turn or on through Ballogie, over Corsedardar to Finzean and Feughside. Westwards takes you via the Bridge of Ess and passed the Glen Tanar entrance to Dinnet and onto Ballater. 
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Aboyne Loch Afternoon fgh4176jhp 
 Aboyne Loch Morlich Hill reed bed birches summer water Deeside Aberdeenshire Scotland Lodge walks reeds trees at the eastern approach to this very recognisable feature on arriving at this town mid way up the River Dee valley between Aberdeen and Braemar in the west. Aboyne is a popular tourist stopover with shops, restaurants, hotels and two golf courses is busy throughout the summer months with long established Highland Games and a recent and very successful Arts Festival based around a thriving Community Centre and Theatre. Crossing the River takes you onto the South Deeside Road, either east to Potarch turn or on through Ballogie, over Corsedardar to Finzean and Feughside. Westwards takes you via the Bridge of Ess and passed the Glen Tanar entrance to Dinnet and onto Ballater. 
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Aboyne Loch Afternoon fgh4174jhp 
 Aboyne Loch summer water reflections reeds Scottish Royal Deeside Aberdeenshire Lodge walks reeds trees at the eastern approach to this very recognisable feature on arriving at this town mid way up the River Dee valley between Aberdeen and Braemar in the west. Aboyne is a popular tourist stopover with shops, restaurants, hotels and two golf courses is busy throughout the summer months with long established Highland Games and a recent and very successful Arts Festival based around a thriving Community Centre and Theatre. Crossing the River takes you onto the South Deeside Road, either east to Potarch turn or on through Ballogie, over Corsedardar to Finzean and Feughside. Westwards takes you via the Bridge of Ess and passed the Glen Tanar entrance to Dinnet and onto Ballater. 
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Aboyne Loch Afternoon fgh4173jhp 
 Aboyne Loch summer water Deeside Aberdeenshire Scotland Lodge reeds beds trees at the eastern approach to this very recognisable feature on arriving at this town mid way up the River Dee valley between Aberdeen and Braemar in the west. Aboyne is a popular tourist stopover with shops, restaurants, hotels and two golf courses is busy throughout the summer months with long established Highland Games and a recent and very successful Arts Festival based around a thriving Community Centre and Theatre. Crossing the River takes you onto the South Deeside Road, either east to Potarch turn or on through Ballogie, over Corsedardar to Finzean and Feughside. Westwards takes you via the Bridge of Ess and passed the Glen Tanar entrance to Dinnet and onto Ballater. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, Grampian, Royal, Deeside, Aboyne, town, Loch, Queen’s, Hill Morlich, landscape, summer, Lodge, autumn, water, trees, silver, birch, birches, golden, brown, colours, colors, colorful, colourful, sunshine, clouds, lake, golf, course, caravan, park, walks, path, restaurant, spa, driving, range, reeds, ducks, reflections clouds, blue, sky
Aboyne Loch Autumn fgh6641jhp 
 Aboyne Loch autumn golden colours water sunshine Deeside Aberdeenshire Scotland caravan park golf course a very recognisable feature on the eastern approach to this town mid way up the River Dee valley between Aberdeen and Braemar in the west. Aboyne is a popular tourist stopover with shops, restaurants, hotels and two golf courses is busy throughout the summer months with long established Highland Games and a recent and very successful Arts Festival based around a thriving Community Centre and Theatre. Crossing the River takes you onto the South Deeside Road, either east to Potarch turn or on through Ballogie, over Corsedardar to Finzean and Feughside. Westwards takes you via the Bridge of Ess and passed the Glen Tanar entrance to Dinnet and onto Ballater. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, Grampian, Royal, Deeside, Aboyne, town, Loch, upright, autumn, water, trees, silver, birch, golden, brown, colours, colors, colorful, colourful, sunshine, clouds, lake, golf, course, caravan, park, walks, path
Aboyne Loch Autumn fgh6640jhp 
 Aboyne Loch autumn sunshine Royal Deeside Aberdeenshire Scotland golf course a very recognisable feature on the eastern approach to this town mid way up the River Dee valley between Aberdeen and Braemar in the west. Aboyne is a popular tourist stopover with shops, restaurants, hotels and two golf courses is busy throughout the summer months with long established Highland Games and a recent and very successful Arts Festival based around a thriving Community Centre and Theatre. Crossing the River takes you onto the South Deeside Road, either east to Potarch turn or on through Ballogie, over Corsedardar to Finzean and Feughside. Westwards takes you via the Bridge of Ess and passed the Glen Tanar entrance to Dinnet and onto Ballater. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, Grampian, Royal, Deeside, Aboyne, town, Loch, landscape, autumn, water, trees, silver, birch, golden, brown, colours, colors, colorful, colourful, sunshine, clouds, lake, golf, course, caravan, park, walks, path
Aboyne Loch Autumn fgh6638jhp 
 Aboyne Loch autumn sunshine Deeside Aberdeenshire Scottish colours golden birches a very recognisable feature on the eastern approach to this town mid way up the River Dee valley between Aberdeen and Braemar in the west. Aboyne is a popular tourist stopover with shops, restaurants, hotels and two golf courses is busy throughout the summer months with long established Highland Games and a recent and very successful Arts Festival based around a thriving Community Centre and Theatre. Crossing the River takes you onto the South Deeside Road, either east to Potarch turn or on through Ballogie, over Corsedardar to Finzean and Feughside. Westwards takes you via the Bridge of Ess and passed the Glen Tanar entrance to Dinnet and onto Ballater. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, Grampian, Royal, Deeside, Aboyne, town, Loch, upright, autumn, water, trees, silver, birch, golden, brown, colours, colors, colorful, colourful, sunshine, clouds, lake, golf, course, caravan, park, walks, path
Aboyne Loch Autumn fgh6637jhp 
 Aboyne Loch autumn colors sunshine Royal Deeside Aberdeenshire Scotland golf course a very recognisable feature on the eastern approach to this town mid way up the River Dee valley between Aberdeen and Braemar in the west. Aboyne is a popular tourist stopover with shops, restaurants, hotels and two golf courses is busy throughout the summer months with long established Highland Games and a recent and very successful Arts Festival based around a thriving Community Centre and Theatre. Crossing the River takes you onto the South Deeside Road, either east to Potarch turn or on through Ballogie, over Corsedardar to Finzean and Feughside. Westwards takes you via the Bridge of Ess and passed the Glen Tanar entrance to Dinnet and onto Ballater. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, Grampian, Royal, Deeside, Aboyne, town, Loch, landscape, autumn, water, trees, silver, birch, golden, brown, colours, colors, colorful, colourful, sunshine, clouds, lake, golf, course, caravan, park, walks, path
Aboyne Loch Autumn fgh6636jhp 
 Aboyne Loch autumn sun water shining Deeside Aberdeenshire Scotland birch tree course a very recognisable feature on the eastern approach to this town mid way up the River Dee valley between Aberdeen and Braemar in the west. Aboyne is a popular tourist stopover with shops, restaurants, hotels and two golf courses is busy throughout the summer months with long established Highland Games and a recent and very successful Arts Festival based around a thriving Community Centre and Theatre. Crossing the River takes you onto the South Deeside Road, either east to Potarch turn or on through Ballogie, over Corsedardar to Finzean and Feughside. Westwards takes you via the Bridge of Ess and passed the Glen Tanar entrance to Dinnet and onto Ballater. 
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Aboyne Loch Autumn fgh6634jhp 
 Aboyne Loch autumn sunshine Royal Deeside Scottish caravan park golf course a very recognisable feature on the eastern approach to this town mid way up the River Dee valley between Aberdeen and Braemar in the west. Aboyne is a popular tourist stopover with shops, restaurants, hotels and two golf courses is busy throughout the summer months with long established Highland Games and a recent and very successful Arts Festival based around a thriving Community Centre and Theatre. Crossing the River takes you onto the South Deeside Road, either east to Potarch turn or on through Ballogie, over Corsedardar to Finzean and Feughside. Westwards takes you via the Bridge of Ess and passed the Glen Tanar entrance to Dinnet and onto Ballater. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, Grampian, Royal, Deeside, Aboyne, town, Loch, landscape, autumn, water, trees, silver, birch, golden, brown, colours, colors, colorful, colourful, sunshine, clouds, lake, golf, course, caravan, park, walks, path
Aboyne Loch Autumn fgh6633jhp 
 Aboyne Loch autumn sun colours water Deeside Aberdeenshire Scotland caravan park golf course a very recognisable feature on the eastern approach to this town mid way up the River Dee valley between Aberdeen and Braemar in the west. Aboyne is a popular tourist stopover with shops, restaurants, hotels and two golf courses is busy throughout the summer months with long established Highland Games and a recent and very successful Arts Festival based around a thriving Community Centre and Theatre. Crossing the River takes you onto the South Deeside Road, either east to Potarch turn or on through Ballogie, over Corsedardar to Finzean and Feughside. Westwards takes you via the Bridge of Ess and passed the Glen Tanar entrance to Dinnet and onto Ballater. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, Grampian, Royal, Deeside, Aboyne, town, Loch, upright, autumn, water, trees, silver, birch, golden, brown, colours, colors, colorful, colourful, sunshine, clouds, lake, golf, course, caravan, park, walks, path
Aboyne Loch Autumn fgh6632jhp 
 Aboyne Loch autumn Deeside Aberdeenshire Scotland caravan park golf course a very recognisable feature on the eastern approach to this town mid way up the River Dee valley between Aberdeen and Braemar in the west. Aboyne is a popular tourist stopover with shops, restaurants, hotels and two golf courses is busy throughout the summer months with long established Highland Games and a recent and very successful Arts Festival based around a thriving Community Centre and Theatre. Crossing the River takes you onto the South Deeside Road, either east to Potarch turn or on through Ballogie, over Corsedardar to Finzean and Feughside. Westwards takes you via the Bridge of Ess and passed the Glen Tanar entrance to Dinnet and onto Ballater. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, Grampian, Royal, Deeside, Aboyne, town, Loch, landscape, autumn, water, trees, silver, birch, golden, brown, colours, colors, colorful, colourful, sunshine, clouds, lake, golf, course, caravan, park, walks, path
Aboyne Loch Autumn fgh6631jhp 
 Aboyne Loch autumn Deeside Aberdeenshire Scotland caravan park golden colours a very recognisable feature on the eastern approach to this town mid way up the River Dee valley between Aberdeen and Braemar in the west. Aboyne is a popular tourist stopover with shops, restaurants, hotels and two golf courses is busy throughout the summer months with long established Highland Games and a recent and very successful Arts Festival based around a thriving Community Centre and Theatre. Crossing the River takes you onto the South Deeside Road, either east to Potarch turn or on through Ballogie, over Corsedardar to Finzean and Feughside. Westwards takes you via the Bridge of Ess and passed the Glen Tanar entrance to Dinnet and onto Ballater. 
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Ballater Summer Blossom asd8129jhp 
 Ballater Glen Muick Church flora laburnum Royal Deeside Aberdeenshire Scotland in a town some 40 miles west of Aberdeen in Aberdeenshire in North East Scotland. Lying to the north of the River Dee it is a popular tourist centre for visitors travelling the length of this beautiful valley going southwards to Perth, visiting Balmoral Castle or Crathie Kirk or as a stopover before venturing northwards over the Lecht to Inverness. 
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River Dee Aboyne asd8591hp 
 Aboyne River Deeside Inn Scottish summer clouds blue sky water Royal Aberdeenshire Scotland viewed from the road bridge crossing the river to the south of this mid Deeside town lying between Aberdeen and Braemar on the River Dee on Royal Deeside. A popular tourist stopover with shops, restaurants, hotels and two golf courses is busy throughout the summer months with long established Highland Games and a recent and very successful Arts Festival based around a thriving Community Centre and Theatre. Crossing the River takes you onto the South Deeside Road, either east to Potarch turn or on through Ballogie, over Corsedardar to Finzean and Feughside. Westwards takes you via the Bridge of Ess and passed the Glen Tanar entrance to Dinnet and onto Ballater. 
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River Dee Aboyne asd8590hp 
 Aboyne River Dee road bridge Boat Inn hotel riverside summer colours Royal Deeside Aberdeenshire Scotland viewed from the road bridge crossing the river to the south of this mid Deeside town lying between Aberdeen and Braemar on the River Dee on Royal Deeside. A popular tourist stopover with shops, restaurants, hotels and two golf courses is busy throughout the summer months with long established Highland Games and a recent and very successful Arts Festival based around a thriving Community Centre and Theatre. Crossing the River takes you onto the South Deeside Road, either east to Potarch turn or on through Ballogie, over Corsedardar to Finzean and Feughside. Westwards takes you via the Bridge of Ess and passed the Glen Tanar entrance to Dinnet and onto Ballater. 
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River Dee Aboyne asd8588jhp 
 Aboyne River Dee footpath Boat Inn hotel summer Royal Deeside Aberdeenshire Scotland viewed from the road bridge crossing the river to the south of this mid Deeside town lying between Aberdeen and Braemar on the River Dee on Royal Deeside. A popular tourist stopover with shops, restaurants, hotels and two golf courses is busy throughout the summer months with long established Highland Games and a recent and very successful Arts Festival based around a thriving Community Centre and Theatre. Crossing the River takes you onto the South Deeside Road, either east to Potarch turn or on through Ballogie, over Corsedardar to Finzean and Feughside. Westwards takes you via the Bridge of Ess and passed the Glen Tanar entrance to Dinnet and onto Ballater. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Aboyne, River, Dee, Royal, Deeside, Boat, Inn, hotel, restaurant, white, black, summer, landscape, bridge, road, crossing, south, downstream, trees, hawthorn, blossom, broom, yellow, colours, leaves, green, water, salmon, fishing, riverbanks, footpaths, walks, clouds, blue, sky
River Dee Aboyne asd8587jhp 
 Aboyne River Dee Boat Inn hotel riverside summer Deeside Aberdeenshire Scotland viewed from the road bridge crossing the river to the south of this mid Deeside town lying between Aberdeen and Braemar on the River Dee on Royal Deeside. A popular tourist stopover with shops, restaurants, hotels and two golf courses is busy throughout the summer months with long established Highland Games and a recent and very successful Arts Festival based around a thriving Community Centre and Theatre. Crossing the River takes you onto the South Deeside Road, either east to Potarch turn or on through Ballogie, over Corsedardar to Finzean and Feughside. Westwards takes you via the Bridge of Ess and passed the Glen Tanar entrance to Dinnet and onto Ballater. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Aboyne, River, Dee, Royal, Deeside, Boat, Inn, hotel, restaurant, white, black, summer, landscape, bridge, road, crossing, south, downstream, trees, hawthorn, blossom, broom, yellow, colours, leaves, green, water, salmon, fishing, riverbanks, footpaths, walks, clouds, blue, sky
River Dee Aboyne asd8586jhp 
 Aboyne Boat Inn hotel summer hawthorn broom colours Deeside Aberdeenshire Scotland viewed from the road bridge crossing the river to the south of this mid Deeside town lying between Aberdeen and Braemar on the River Dee on Royal Deeside. A popular tourist stopover with shops, restaurants, hotels and two golf courses is busy throughout the summer months with long established Highland Games and a recent and very successful Arts Festival based around a thriving Community Centre and Theatre. Crossing the River takes you onto the South Deeside Road, either east to Potarch turn or on through Ballogie, over Corsedardar to Finzean and Feughside. Westwards takes you via the Bridge of Ess and passed the Glen Tanar entrance to Dinnet and onto Ballater. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Aboyne, River, Dee, Royal, Deeside, Boat, Inn, hotel, restaurant, white, black, summer, landscape, bridge, road, crossing, south, downstream, trees, hawthorn, blossom, broom, yellow, colours, leaves, green, water, salmon, fishing, riverbanks, footpaths, walks, clouds, blue, sky
River Dee Aboyne asd8585jhp 
 Aboyne River Dee bridge view riverbank summer colours Royal Deeside Aberdeenshire Scotland viewed from the road bridge crossing the river to the south of this mid Deeside town lying between Aberdeen and Braemar on the River Dee on Royal Deeside. A popular tourist stopover with shops, restaurants, hotels and two golf courses is busy throughout the summer months with long established Highland Games and a recent and very successful Arts Festival based around a thriving Community Centre and Theatre. Crossing the River takes you onto the South Deeside Road, either east to Potarch turn or on through Ballogie, over Corsedardar to Finzean and Feughside. Westwards takes you via the Bridge of Ess and passed the Glen Tanar entrance to Dinnet and onto Ballater. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Aboyne, River, Dee, Royal, Deeside, Boat, Inn, hotel, restaurant, white, black, summer, landscape, bridge, road, crossing, south, downstream, trees, hawthorn, blossom, broom, yellow, colours, leaves, green, water, salmon, fishing, riverbanks, footpaths, walks, clouds, blue, sky
River Dee Aboyne asd8583jhp 
 Aboyne River Dee riverside summer colours broom hawthorn clouds Scotland viewed from the road bridge crossing the river to the south of this mid Deeside town lying between Aberdeen and Braemar on the River Dee on Royal Deeside. A popular tourist stopover with shops, restaurants, hotels and two golf courses is busy throughout the summer months with long established Highland Games and a recent and very successful Arts Festival based around a thriving Community Centre and Theatre. Crossing the River takes you onto the South Deeside Road, either east to Potarch turn or on through Ballogie, over Corsedardar to Finzean and Feughside. Westwards takes you via the Bridge of Ess and passed the Glen Tanar entrance to Dinnet and onto Ballater. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Aboyne, River, Dee, Royal, Deeside, Boat, Inn, hotel, restaurant, white, black, summer, landscape, bridge, road, crossing, south, downstream, trees, hawthorn, blossom, broom, yellow, colours, leaves, green, water, salmon, fishing, riverbanks, footpaths, walks, clouds, blue, sky
River Dee Aboyne asd8582jhp 
 Aboyne River Dee bridge view Boat Inn hotel Deeside Aberdeenshire viewed from the road bridge crossing the river to the south of this mid Deeside town lying between Aberdeen and Braemar on the River Dee on Royal Deeside. A popular tourist stopover with shops, restaurants, hotels and two golf courses is busy throughout the summer months with long established Highland Games and a recent and very successful Arts Festival based around a thriving Community Centre and Theatre. Crossing the River takes you onto the South Deeside Road, either east to Potarch turn or on through Ballogie, over Corsedardar to Finzean and Feughside. Westwards takes you via the Bridge of Ess and passed the Glen Tanar entrance to Dinnet and onto Ballater. 
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River Dee Aboyne asd8579jhp 
 Aboyne River Dee road bridge upstream riverside summer colours Royal Deeside Aberdeenshire Scotland viewed from the road bridge crossing the river to the south of this mid Deeside town lying between Aberdeen and Braemar on the River Dee on Royal Deeside. A popular tourist stopover with shops, restaurants, hotels and two golf courses is busy throughout the summer months with long established Highland Games and a recent and very successful Arts Festival based around a thriving Community Centre and Theatre. Crossing the River takes you onto the South Deeside Road, either east to Potarch turn or on through Ballogie, over Corsedardar to Finzean and Feughside. Westwards takes you via the Bridge of Ess and passed the Glen Tanar entrance to Dinnet and onto Ballater. 
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Glen Muick Church WTN4196JHP 
 Ballater Glen Muick Church Royal Deeside town Aberdeenshire Scotland viewed from southern aspect is in this town some 40 miles west of Aberdeen in Aberdeenshire in North East Scotland. Lying to the north of the River Dee it is a popular tourist centre for visitors travelling the length of this beautiful valley going southwards to Perth, visiting Balmoral Castle or Crathie Kirk or as a stopover before venturing northwards over the Lecht to Inverness. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Ballater, town, River Dee, landscape, church, Glen Muick, kirk, green, shrubs, beds, trees, centre, summer
Ballater Park Flowers VS1696JHP 
 Ballater Glen Muick Church Flower Border Royal Deeside Scottish Aberdeenshire town some 40 miles west of Aberdeen in Aberdeenshire in North East Scotland. Lying to the north of the River Dee it is a popular tourist centre for visitors travelling the length of this beautiful valley going southwards to Perth, visiting Balmoral Castle or Crathie Kirk or as a stopover before venturing northwards over the Lecht to Inverness. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Ballater, town, River Dee, landscape, church, Glen Muick, kirk, green, flower, beds, trees, centre, summer
Ballater Flower Display VS1693JHP 
 Ballater Glen Muick Church Flower Display Royal Deeside Aberdeenshire Scotland town some 40 miles west of Aberdeen in Aberdeenshire in North East Scotland. Lying to the north of the River Dee it is a popular tourist centre for visitors travelling the length of this beautiful valley going southwards to Perth, visiting Balmoral Castle or Crathie Kirk or as a stopover before venturing northwards over the Lecht to Inverness. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Ballater, town, River Dee, landscape, summer, church, Glen Muick, kirk, Church, green, flower, beds, trees, centre
Ballater Winter Sunset TO2461236JHP 
 Ballater Winter Sunset Glen Muick church steeple Royal Deeside Aberdeenshire Scotland town centre some 40 miles west of Aberdeen North East Scotland. Lying to the north of the River Dee it is a popular tourist centre for visitors travelling the length of this beautiful valley going southwards to Perth, visiting Balmoral Castle or Crathie Kirk or as a stopover before venturing northwards over the Lecht to Inverness. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Ballater, town, River Dee, landscape, Church, steeple, Glen Muick, winter, sunset, clouds, red, westwards, centre
Ballater Spring Blossom TO3417612JHP 
 Ballater Glen Muick Church spring blossom gean flowers Royal Deeside Aberdeenshire Scotland town some 40 miles west of Aberdeen in North East Scotland. Lying to the north of the River Dee it is a popular tourist centre for visitors travelling the length of this beautiful valley going southwards to Perth, visiting Balmoral Castle or Crathie Kirk or as a stopover before venturing northwards over the Lecht to Inverness. 
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Ballater Green Shadows UP653634JHP 
 Ballater Glen Muick Church floral display Royal Deeside Scottish Aberdeenshire in town some 40 miles west of Aberdeen in Aberdeenshire in North East Scotland. Lying to the north of the River Dee it is a popular tourist centre for visitors travelling the length of this beautiful valley going southwards to Perth, visiting Balmoral Castle or Crathie Kirk or as a stopover before venturing northwards over the Lecht to Inverness. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Ballater, town, River Dee, landscape, summer, floral, display, shadows, church, Glen Muick, kirk, green, flower, beds, trees, centre
Ballater Green Flowers UP653638JHP 
 Ballater Glen Muick Church floral park Royal Deeside Aberdeenshire Scotland in town some 40 miles west of Aberdeen in North East Scotland. Lying to the north of the River Dee it is a popular tourist centre for visitors travelling the length of this beautiful valley going southwards to Perth, visiting Balmoral Castle or Crathie Kirk or as a stopover before venturing northwards over the Lecht to Inverness. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Ballater, town, River Dee, landscape, church, Glen Muick, kirk, green, summer, flower, bed, border, floral, display, trees, centre
Ballater Floral Display UP653636JHP 
 Ballater Glen Muick Church floral park Royal Deeside Aberdeenshire Scotland town some 40 miles west of Aberdeen in North East Scotland. Lying to the north of the River Dee it is a popular tourist centre for visitors travelling the length of this beautiful valley going southwards to Perth, visiting Balmoral Castle or Crathie Kirk or as a stopover before venturing northwards over the Lecht to Inverness. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Ballater, town, River Dee, landscape, summer, church, Glen Muick, kirk, green, flower, beds, trees, centre
Ballater Town Centre VQ8803JHP 
 Ballater Glen Muick Church Centre Royal Deeside Town Summer Grass Park some 40 miles west of Aberdeen in Aberdeenshire in North East Scotland. Lying to the north of the River Dee it is a popular tourist centre for visitors travelling the length of this beautiful valley going southwards to Perth, visiting Balmoral Castle or Crathie Kirk or as a stopover before venturing northwards over the Lecht to Inverness. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Ballater, town, River Dee, landscape, spring, church, Glen Muick, kirk, green, flower, beds, trees, centre

Scotland > Flora and Fauna (8 files)

Gallery of Scottish photographs of plants, flowers, such as bluebells, harebells, Dames Rocket, broom, gorse, fox gloves, poppies; trees such as gean, silver birch, pines, Scots Pines, larch, and a few wild animals such as birds, hare, pheasants, roe deer, red squirrels, insects, butterflies such as peacocls, red admirals, tortoiseshell, although I am not a wildlife photographer as such.
Baby Adder Snake 0784UP34jhp 
 Tanar Glen Deeside Scottish reptile summer adder snake young viper basking near Tanar House a Glen which is a popular setting for weddings and photographs by its loch a short walk from the well known Ballroom. Glen Tanar which lies to the south of Aboyne on Royal Deeside in Aberdeenshire North East Scotland. The Glen is now a very regularly visited place with Braeloine Centre with Ranger and Visitors’ Centre, holiday cottages, fishing and easy access to many easy walks through ancient Scottish Caledonian Pine Forest and is the main route to Mount Keen. I photographed the snake on the driveway entrance to the main house sunning itself on the stone chips. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, River, Dee, tributary, Aboyne, Glen, Water of, Tanar, landscape, summer, mid-day, house, driveway, adder, snake, female, vipera, berus, poisonous, young, small, baby, zigzag, stripe, back, brown, dark, pattern, bask, basking, still, stone, chips, carpark, Bridge of Ess, Braeloine Centre, public, visitors, spring, estate, farming, agriculture, Morven, Mount Keen, Caledonian, Pine, larch, forest, forestry, commercial, ancient, preserved, countryside, rural, nature, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, peaceful, quiet, sun, sunshine, hill, walking, wild, May, 2007, Fuji, Finepix, S5Pro, DSLR, digital, camera
River Dee Flora asd9754jhp 
 River Dee Silvene Vulagris Aberdeenshire Scottish Deeside wild flowers flora riverbank stones sand summer found in a small dried out channel off the main riverbank alongside this popular salmon fishing stretch by one of the salon fishing beats adjacent to Aboyne accessed from the South Deeside Road between Aboyne and Dinnet just after passing the Bridge of Ess and entrance to Glen Tanar. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Aboyne, Tanarside, River, Dee, summer, riverbank, riverside, channel, gully, upright, bladder, champion, silvene, vulagris, flowers, lobed, petals, tube, fishing, salmon, broom, gorse, water, rocks, stones, pebbles, sand, wild, flowers, yellow, trees, clouds, countryside
River Dee Flora asd9753jhp 
 River Dee Aberdeenshire Scottish Deeside bladder campion wild flowers flora riverbank stones sand summer found in a small dried out channel off the main riverbank alongside this popular salmon fishing stretch by one of the salon fishing beats adjacent to Aboyne accessed from the South Deeside Road between Aboyne and Dinnet just after passing the Bridge of Ess and entrance to Glen Tanar. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Aboyne, Tanarside, River, Dee, summer, riverbank, riverside, channel, gully, landscape, bladder, champion, silvene, vulagris, flowers, lobed, petals, tube, fishing, salmon, broom, gorse, panorama, water, rocks, stones, pebbles, sand, wild, flowers, yellow, trees, clouds, countryside
River Dee Flora asd9750jhp 
 River Dee Aboyne broom Aberdeenshire Scotland Deeside wild flowers flora riverbank stones sand summer found in a small dried out channel off the main riverbank alongside this popular salmon fishing stretch by one of the salon fishing beats adjacent to Aboyne accessed from the South Deeside Road between Aboyne and Dinnet just after passing the Bridge of Ess and entrance to Glen Tanar. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Aboyne, Tanarside, River, Dee, summer, riverbank, riverside, channel, gully, upright, fishing, salmon, broom, gorse, water, rocks, stones, pebbles, sand, wild, flowers, yellow, trees, clouds, countryside
River Dee Flora asd9748jhp 
 River Dee broom summer Aberdeenshire Scottish Deeside wild flowers flora riverbank stones sand found in a small dried out channel off the main riverbank alongside this popular salmon fishing stretch by one of the salon fishing beats adjacent to Aboyne accessed from the South Deeside Road between Aboyne and Dinnet just after passing the Bridge of Ess and entrance to Glen Tanar. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Aboyne, Tanarside, River, Dee, summer, riverbank, riverside, channel, gully, landscape, fishing, salmon, broom, gorse, panorama, water, rocks, stones, pebbles, sand, wild, flowers, yellow, trees, clouds, countryside
River Dee Flora asd9747jhp 
 River Dee Aboyne Scottish Deeside wild flowers flora riverbank stones sand summer found in a small dried out channel off the main riverbank alongside this popular salmon fishing stretch by one of the salon fishing beats adjacent to Aboyne accessed from the South Deeside Road between Aboyne and Dinnet just after passing the Bridge of Ess and entrance to Glen Tanar. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Aboyne, Tanarside, River, Dee, summer, riverbank, riverside, channel, gully, upright, fishing, salmon, broom, gorse, panorama, water, rocks, stones, pebbles, sand, wild, flowers, yellow, trees, clouds, countryside
River Dee Flora asd9746jhp 
 River Dee Aboyne Tanarside Deeside wild flowers white flora riverbank stones sand summer found in a small dried out channel off the main riverbank alongside this popular salmon fishing stretch by one of the salon fishing beats adjacent to Aboyne accessed from the South Deeside Road between Aboyne and Dinnet just after passing the Bridge of Ess and entrance to Glen Tanar. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Aboyne, Tanarside, River, Dee, summer, riverbank, riverside, channel, gully, landscape, fishing, salmon, broom, gorse, panorama, water, rocks, stones, pebbles, sand, wild, flowers, yellow, trees, clouds, countryside
River Dee Flora asd9745jhp 
 River Dee Aboyne Scottish Deeside wild flowers flora riverbank stones sand summer found in a small dried out channel off the main riverbank alongside this popular salmon fishing stretch by one of the salon fishing beats adjacent to Aboyne accessed from the South Deeside Road between Aboyne and Dinnet just after passing the Bridge of Ess and entrance to Glen Tanar. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Aboyne, Tanarside, River, Dee, summer, riverbank, riverside, channel, gully, landscape, fishing, salmon, broom, gorse, panorama, water, rocks, stones, pebbles, sand, wild, flowers, yellow, trees, clouds, countryside

Scotland > Forestry & Farming (25 files)

This gallery will have photography relating to the working areas of Aberdeenshire covering farming and forestry. Includes areas of forestry where there is public access for walks such as The Deeside Way and also photographs of forest harvesting, tree cutting, and stacked logs ready for transport to the local sawmills.
Mearns Daffodils UP220123jhp 
 Mearns Aberdeenshire Fettercairn Grampians closeup daffodils flowers Scotland spring yellow vibrant looking westwards towards the Grampians, a line of hills dividing the flat fertile plains of The Mearns from the hilly Glens of Deeside. This view is taken from the road approaching Fettercairn from the main dual carriageway A94 where several fields are covered in commercially grown daffodils especially targeting the Easter celebrations in England. The Howe of Mearns is a central part low lying flat fertile farmland in the centre of an area stretching from the south of Stonehaven to the Tay Estuary. Once you head North West over the various Angus Glens or over the Cairn O’Mount from Fettercairn you go into hill farming, moorland or forested estates onto Deeside and eventually reach the Highlands. Note the Exif date is incorrect –indicates January, should be April. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, Kincardineshire, Grampians, Mountains, Howe, Mearns, Cairn O’Mount, Clatterinbrig, Fettercairn, Strathfinella, landscape, low view, hills, agriculture, commercial, farming, flower, crop, Easter, fields, daffodils, flowers, yellow, rich, fertile, flat, wooded, hills, spring, closeup, April, 2007, Fuji, Finepix, S5Pro, DSLR, digital, camera
Mearns Daffodils UP220122jhp 
 Mearns Fettercairn Grampians flat fields daffodils Scottish spring close yellow looking westwards towards the Grampians, a line of hills dividing the flat fertile plains of The Mearns from the hilly Glens of Deeside. This view is taken from the road approaching Fettercairn from the main dual carriageway A94 where several fields are covered in commercially grown daffodils especially targeting the Easter celebrations in England. The Howe of Mearns is a central part low lying flat fertile farmland in the centre of an area stretching from the south of Stonehaven to the Tay Estuary. Once you head North West over the various Angus Glens or over the Cairn O’Mount from Fettercairn you go into hill farming, moorland or forested estates onto Deeside and eventually reach the Highlands. Note the Exif date is incorrect –indicates January, should be April. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, Kincardineshire, Grampians, Mountains, Howe, Mearns, Cairn O’Mount, Clatterinbrig, Fettercairn, Strathfinella, landscape, upright, low view, hills, agriculture, commercial, farming, flower, crop, Easter, fields, daffodils, flowers, yellow, rich, fertile, flat, wooded, hills, spring, closeup, April, 2007, Fuji, Finepix, S5Pro, DSLR, digital, camera
Mearns Daffodils UP220120jhp 
 Mearns Aberdeenshire Fettercairn Grampians daffodils farming Scotland spring yellow colour looking westwards towards the Grampians, a line of hills dividing the flat fertile plains of The Mearns from the hilly Glens of Deeside. This view is taken from the road approaching Fettercairn from the main dual carriageway A94 where several fields are covered in commercially grown daffodils especially targeting the Easter celebrations in England. The Howe of Mearns is a central part low lying flat fertile farmland in the centre of an area stretching from the south of Stonehaven to the Tay Estuary. Once you head North West over the various Angus Glens or over the Cairn O’Mount from Fettercairn you go into hill farming, moorland or forested estates onto Deeside and eventually reach the Highlands. Note the Exif date is incorrect –indicates January, should be April. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, Kincardineshire, Grampians, Mountains, Howe, Mearns, Cairn O’Mount, Clatterinbrig, Fettercairn, Strathfinella, landscape, low view, hills, agriculture, commercial, farming, flower, crop, Easter, fields, daffodils, flowers, yellow, rich, fertile, flat, wooded, hills, spring, closeup, April, 2007, Fuji, Finepix, S5Pro, DSLR, digital, camera
Mearns Farmland bnm2981jhp 
 Aberdeenshire Scotland Mearns rape seed field sea coast spring May Brackenrigg St Cyrus on the coastal side of the Howe of Mearns which is a central part of low lying flat fertile farmland in the centre of an area stretching from the south of Stonehaven to the Tay Estuary. Once you head North West over the various Angus Glens or over the Cairn O’Mount from Fettercairn you go into hill farming, moorland or forested estates onto Deeside and eventually reach the Highlands. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, Kincardineshire, Grampians, Mountains, Howe, Mearns, Cairn O’Mount, Lewis, Grassic, Gibbon, visitors, country, St Cyrus, Brackenrigg, Laurencekirk, agriculture, farming, fields, rape, seed, yellow, crops, grass, rich, fertile, flat, wooded, hills, Grampians, summer, landscape, wind, turbines, sea, coast, May, 2016, Nikon, D700, DSLR, digital, photograph
Buchan Farmland vbn1186jhp 
 Autumn bales clouds moody Aberdeenshire Scotland overcast dark beams sun is a perhaps more honest sense of the days when I do not photograph for calendars. Photographed on a small back road from the Netherdale end of the Deveron valley via Home Farm of Clunie and Dubiton on a short cut to the Marnoch Bridge shortcutting going via Aberchirder. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Grampian, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, Turriff, Netherdale, Marnoch, Kinnairdy, Meikle, Ribrae, road, River, Deveron, Glen, valley, Strathbogie, autumn, landscape, sky, fields, farmland, harvest, bales, grey, clouds, stormy, threatening, moody, sun, beams, roadside, 2015, October, digital, D700, Nikon, morning
Buchan Farmland vbn1184jhp 
 Field autumn harvest Aberdeenshire Scotland Kinnairdy Marnoch farming clouds overcast is a perhaps more honest sense of the days when I do not photograph for calendars. Photographed on a small back road from the Netherdale end of the Deveron valley via Home Farm of Clunie and Dubiton on a short cut to the Marnoch Bridge shortcutting going via Aberchirder. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Grampian, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, Turriff, Netherdale, Marnoch, Kinnairdy, Meikle, Ribrae, road, River, Deveron, Glen, valley, Strathbogie, autumn, landscape, upright, sky, fields, farmland, harvest, bales, grey, clouds, stormy, threatening, moody, sun, beams, roadside, 2015, October, digital, D700, Nikon, morning
Buchan Farmland vbn1183jhp 
 Field autumn harvest Buchan Aberdeenshire Scottish Marnoch farming clouds overcast is a perhaps more honest sense of the days when I do not photograph for calendars. Photographed on a small back road from the Netherdale end of the Deveron valley via Home Farm of Clunie and Dubiton on a short cut to the Marnoch Bridge shortcutting going via Aberchirder. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Grampian, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, Turriff, Netherdale, Marnoch, Kinnairdy, Meikle, Ribrae, road, River, Deveron, Glen, valley, Strathbogie, autumn, landscape, sky, fields, farmland, harvest, bales, grey, clouds, stormy, threatening, moody, sun, beams, roadside, 2015, October, digital, D700, Nikon, morning
Meikle Ribrae Farmland vbn1088jhp 
 Deveron view valley field autumn beech tree hedge Scotland Turriff road is one of Aberdeenshire’s famous salmon fishing rivers, rising on the slopes of The Buck in the Cabrach and flowing into the Moray Firth at Banff. Here it is photographed on road from the Turriff to Aberchirder B9025 at the Meikle Ribrae turnoff. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Grampian, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, Turriff, Aberchirder, Meikle, Ribrae, road, River, Deveron, Glen, valley, Strathbogie, autumn, landscape, water, trees, beech, cattle, blue, sky, fields, farmland, grass, green, roadside, Carnoustie, fishing, hedge, 2015, October, digital, D700, Nikon, morning
Deveron Farmland vbn1083jhp 
 River Deveron view valley fields autumn cattle Aberdeenshire Scotland farming is one of Aberdeenshire’s famous salmon fishing rivers, rising on the slopes of The Buck in the Cabrach and flowing into the Moray Firth at Banff. Here it is photographed on a small back road from the Turriff to Aberchirder B9025 at the Meikle Ribrae. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Grampian, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, Turriff, Aberchirder, Meikle, Ribrae, road, River, Deveron, Glen, valley, Strathbogie, autumn, landscape, water, trees, beech, cattle, blue, sky, fields, farmland, grass, green, roadside, Carnoustie, fishing, hedge, 2015, October, digital, D700, Nikon, morning
Deveron Farmland vbn1082jhp 
 River Deveron valley fields trees autumn cattle Aberdeenshire Scottish farmland is one of Aberdeenshire’s famous salmon fishing rivers, rising on the slopes of The Buck in the Cabrach and flowing into the Moray Firth at Banff. Here it is photographed on a small back road from the Turriff to Aberchirder B9025 at the Meikle Ribrae. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Grampian, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, Turriff, Aberchirder, Meikle, Ribrae, road, River, Deveron, Glen, valley, Strathbogie, autumn, landscape, water, trees, beech, cattle, blue, sky, fields, farmland, grass, green, roadside, Carnoustie, fishing, hedge, 2015, October, digital, D700, Nikon, morning
Learney Farmland vbn0641jhp 
 Autumn gorse rowan tree Learney hill Deeside Lochnagar valley glen Torphins Aberdeenshire Scotland viewed looking south westwards from the Learney road which climbs northwards from Torphins to the crossroads and a main rural route to Alford and Inverurie via Millbank. Lochnagar is the distant very distinct outline of Britain’s fourth highest mountain overlooking Royal Deeside. This view is from an old farm gate which used to be at the lower edge of the forest which is all now clear felled. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Torphins, village, cross-roads, road, roadside, Learney, hill, forest, Lochnagar, mountain, clouds, dramatic, landscape, gate, farming, agriculture, countryside, rural, autumn, sun, sunshine, September, 2015, floral, grass, hill, green, beech, trees, cattle, gorse, rowan, tree
Mearns Farmland zxc0420jhp 
 Mearns Aberdeenshire Laurencekirk Grampians fertile plain Scotland spring rape seed landscape looking westwards towards the Grampians, a line of hills dividing the flat fertile plains of The Mearns from the hilly Glens of Deeside. This view is taken from the road approaching Laurencekirk near Easthills looking across to Strathfinella Hill. The Howe of Mearns is a central part low lying flat fertile farmland in the centre of an area stretching from the south of Stonehaven to the Tay Estuary. Once you head North West over the various Angus Glens or over the Cairn O’Mount from Fettercairn you go into hill farming, moorland or forested estates onto Deeside and eventually reach the Highlands. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, Kincardineshire, Grampians, Mountains, Howe, Mearns, Cairn O’Mount, Clatterinbrig, Laurencekirk, Fettercairn, Garvock, Strathfinella, hills, agriculture, farming, fields, rape, seed, yellow, farmhouse, wind, turbines, crops, grass, rich, fertile, flat, wooded, hills, Grampians, spring, landscape, upright, shadows
Mearns Farmland zxc0419jhp 
 Mearns Strathfinella hills Grampians farmland fertile plain Scottish spring rape seed landscape looking westwards towards the Grampians, a line of hills dividing the flat fertile plains of The Mearns from the hilly Glens of Deeside. This view is taken from the road approaching Laurencekirk near Easthills looking across to Strathfinella Hill. The Howe of Mearns is a central part low lying flat fertile farmland in the centre of an area stretching from the south of Stonehaven to the Tay Estuary. Once you head North West over the various Angus Glens or over the Cairn O’Mount from Fettercairn you go into hill farming, moorland or forested estates onto Deeside and eventually reach the Highlands. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, Kincardineshire, Grampians, Mountains, Howe, Mearns, Cairn O’Mount, Clatterinbrig, Laurencekirk, Fettercairn, Garvock, Strathfinella, hills, agriculture, farming, fields, rape, seed, yellow, farmhouse, wind, turbines, crops, grass, rich, fertile, flat, wooded, hills, Grampians, spring, landscape, shadows
Mearns Farmland fgh3900jhp 
 Auchenblae village Mearns wind turbines Scottish summer field ponies horses grazing from the road that links Auchenblae in the Mearns with the main B974 Cairn O’Mount road opposite the Clatterin Brig restaurant. In the opposite direction this road skirts to the south of the Drumtochty and Fetteresso Forests reaching Stonehaven via Kirktown of Fetteresso. The Cairn road passes St Palladius Church and Drumtochty Castle in Glen Drumtochty which has interesting Forest Enterprise walks through mixed mature woodland and after leaving the forest the road enters Strathfinella passing this delightful loch near Glensaugh, used for fishing and often visited by ducks and swans. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Mearns, Howe, Auchenblae, village, houses, Fourdon, south, farmland, fields, cropped, telephoto, wind, turbines, horizon, Loch, Saugh, Strath, Strathfinella, Hills, Drumtochty, Glen, summer, landscape, upright, Cairn, O’Mount, road, Glensaugh, Clatterin, Brig, forest, water, willowherb, rosebay, roadside, ponies, horses
Mearns Farmland fgh3899jhp 
 Auchenblae village Mearns Aberdeenshire Scotland summer fields ponies horses from the road that links Auchenblae in the Mearns with the main B974 Cairn O’Mount road opposite the Clatterin Brig restaurant. In the opposite direction this road skirts to the south of the Drumtochty and Fetteresso Forests reaching Stonehaven via Kirktown of Fetteresso. The Cairn road passes St Palladius Church and Drumtochty Castle in Glen Drumtochty which has interesting Forest Enterprise walks through mixed mature woodland and after leaving the forest the road enters Strathfinella passing this delightful loch near Glensaugh, used for fishing and often visited by ducks and swans. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Mearns, Howe, Auchenblae, village, houses, Fourdon, south, farmland, fields, Loch, Saugh, Strath, Strathfinella, Hills, Drumtochty, Glen, summer, upright, Cairn, O’Mount, road, Glensaugh, Clatterin, Brig, forest, water, roadside, ponies, horses
Mearns Farmland fgh3898jhp 
 Auchenblae village Mearns Aberdeenshire Scottish summer field ponies horses grazing from the road that links Auchenblae in the Mearns with the main B974 Cairn O’Mount road opposite the Clatterin Brig restaurant. In the opposite direction this road skirts to the south of the Drumtochty and Fetteresso Forests reaching Stonehaven via Kirktown of Fetteresso. The Cairn road passes St Palladius Church and Drumtochty Castle in Glen Drumtochty which has interesting Forest Enterprise walks through mixed mature woodland and after leaving the forest the road enters Strathfinella passing this delightful loch near Glensaugh, used for fishing and often visited by ducks and swans. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Mearns, Howe, Auchenblae, village, houses, Fourdon, south, farmland, fields, wind, turbines, horizon, Loch, Saugh, Strath, Strathfinella, Hills, Drumtochty, Glen, summer, landscape, wide, church, steeple, tower, Cairn, O’Mount, road, Glensaugh, Clatterin, Brig, forest, water, willowherb, rosebay, roadside, ponies, horses
Mearns Farmland fgh3897jhp 
 Auchenblae farm Mearns Aberdeenshire Scottish summer fields trees Drumelzie wood from the road that links Auchenblae in the Mearns with the main B974 Cairn O’Mount road opposite the Clatterin Brig restaurant. In the opposite direction this road skirts to the south of the Drumtochty and Fetteresso Forests reaching Stonehaven via Kirktown of Fetteresso. The Cairn road passes St Palladius Church and Drumtochty Castle in Glen Drumtochty which has interesting Forest Enterprise walks through mixed mature woodland and after leaving the forest the road enters Strathfinella passing this delightful loch near Glensaugh, used for fishing and often visited by ducks and swans. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Mearns, Howe, Auchenblae, village, houses, Drumelzie, farm, wood, Fourdon, south, farmland, fields, bales, wheat, oats, barley, combining, harvest, wind, turbine, Loch, Saugh, Strath, Strathfinella, Hills, Drumtochty, Glen, summer, landscape, Cairn, O’Mount, road, Glensaugh, Clatterin, Brig, forest, water, willowherb, rosebay, roadside, ponies, horses
Mearns Farmland fgh3895jhp 
 Auchenblae Mearns Aberdeenshire Scotland summer fields crops harvest combining oats above the road that links Auchenblae in the Mearns with the main B974 Cairn O’Mount road opposite the Clatterin Brig restaurant. In the opposite direction this road skirts to the south of the Drumtochty and Fetteresso Forests reaching Stonehaven via Kirktown of Fetteresso. The Cairn road passes St Palladius Church and Drumtochty Castle in Glen Drumtochty which has interesting Forest Enterprise walks through mixed mature woodland and after leaving the forest the road enters Strathfinella passing this delightful loch near Glensaugh, used for fishing and often visited by ducks and swans. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Mearns, Howe, Newlands, Herscha, hill, Auchenblae, village, houses, Fourdon, south, farmland, fields, bales, wheat, oats, barley, combining, harvest, wind, turbine, Loch, Saugh, Strath, Strathfinella, Hills, Drumtochty, Glen, summer, landscape, Cairn, O’Mount, road, Glensaugh, Clatterin, Brig, forest
Mearns Farmland fgh3894jhp 
 Auchenblae Howe Mearns Aberdeenshire Scotland northwards fields crops wheat oats above the road that links Auchenblae in the Mearns with the main B974 Cairn O’Mount road opposite the Clatterin Brig restaurant. In this direction north eastwards the road skirts to the south of the Drumtochty and Fetteresso Forests reaching Stonehaven via Kirktown of Fetteresso. The Cairn road passes St Palladius Church and Drumtochty Castle in Glen Drumtochty which has interesting Forest Enterprise walks through mixed mature woodland and after leaving the forest the road enters Strathfinella passing this delightful loch near Glensaugh, used for fishing and often visited by ducks and swans. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Mearns, Howe, Auchenblae, village, Droop, Hill, houses, Fourdon, northwards, farmland, fields, bales, wheat, oats, barley, combining, harvest, wind, turbine, Loch, Saugh, Strath, Strathfinella, Hills, Drumtochty, Glen, summer, landscape, Cairn, O’Mount, road, Glensaugh, Clatterin, Brig
Mearns Farmland fgh3891jhp 
 Auchenblae west Mearns Aberdeenshire Scottish wind turbine summer fields crops gorse above the road that links Auchenblae in the Mearns with the main B974 Cairn O’Mount road opposite the Clatterin Brig restaurant. In this direction this road swings to the right north eastwards and skirts to the south of the Drumtochty and Fetteresso Forests reaching Stonehaven via Kirktown of Fetteresso. The Cairn road passes St Palladius Church and Drumtochty Castle in Glen Drumtochty which has interesting Forest Enterprise walks through mixed mature woodland and after leaving the forest the road enters Strathfinella passing this delightful loch near Glensaugh, used for fishing and often visited by ducks and swans. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Mearns, Howe, Newlands, Herscha, hill, Auchenblae, village, houses, Fourdon, south, farmland, fields, bales, wheat, oats, barley, combining, harvest, wind, turbine, Loch, Saugh, Strath, Strathfinella, Hills, Drumtochty, Glen, summer, landscape, Cairn, O’Mount, road, Glensaugh, Clatterin, Brig, forest
Mearns Farmland fgh3890jhp 
 Auchenblae Mearns west Drumtochty Glen Aberdeenshire Scotland summer harvest bales viewed from the southern approach to the village from the main A94 Aberdeen to Dundee either at Fourdon or coming off the B966 Fettercairn Road. Towards the right of this view is Drumtochty Forest and Glen with the charming road that links Auchenblae in the Howe of Mearns with the main B974 Cairn O’Mount road opposite the Clatterin Brig restaurant. This road passes St Palladius Church and Drumtochty Castle in Glen Drumtochty which has interesting Forest Enterprise walks through mixed mature woodland and after leaving the forest the road enters Strathfinella passing this delightful loch near Glensaugh, used for fishing and often visited by ducks and swans. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Mearns, Howe, Auchenblae, village, houses, Fourdon, south, farmland, fields, bales, barley, harvest, Loch, Saugh, Strath, Strathfinella, Hills, Drumtochty, Glen, summer, landscape, Cairn, O’Mount, road, Glensaugh, Clatterin, Brig, forest
Mearns Farmland fgh2165jhp 
 Auchenblae village Mearns Aberdeenshire Scotland summer fields crops harvest Fourdon road viewed from the southern approach to the village from the main A94 Aberdeen to Dundee either at Fourdon or coming off the B966 Fettercairn Road. Towards the left of this view is Drumtochty Forest and Glen with the charming road that links Auchenblae in the Howe of Mearns with the main B974 Cairn O’Mount road opposite the Clatterin Brig restaurant. This road passes St Palladius Church and Drumtochty Castle in Glen Drumtochty which has interesting Forest Enterprise walks through mixed mature woodland and after leaving the forest the road enters Strathfinella passing this delightful loch near Glensaugh, used for fishing and often visited by ducks and swans 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Mearns, Howe, Auchenblae, village, houses, Fourdon, south, farmland, fields, bales, wheat, oats, barley, combining, harvest, wind, turbine, Loch, Saugh, Strath, Strathfinella, Hills, Drumtochty, Glen, summer, landscape, Cairn, O’Mount, road, Glensaugh, Clatterin, Brig, forest, water, willowherb, rosebay, roadside, ponies, horses
Mearns Farmland fgh2164jhp 
 Auchenblae village Mearns Aberdeenshire Scottish wild flowers rosebay summer fields crops viewed from the southern approach to the village from the main A94 Aberdeen to Dundee either at Fourdon or coming off the B966 Fettercairn Road. Towards the left of this view is Drumtochty Forest and Glen with the charming road that links Auchenblae in the Howe of Mearns with the main B974 Cairn O’Mount road opposite the Clatterin Brig restaurant. This road passes St Palladius Church and Drumtochty Castle in Glen Drumtochty which has interesting Forest Enterprise walks through mixed mature woodland and after leaving the forest the road enters Strathfinella passing this delightful loch near Glensaugh, used for fishing and often visited by ducks and swans. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Mearns, Howe, Auchenblae, village, houses, Fourdon, south, farmland, fields, bales, wheat, oats, barley, combining, harvest, wind, turbine, Loch, Saugh, Strath, Strathfinella, Hills, Drumtochty, Glen, summer, landscape, willowherb, rosebay, Cairn, O’Mount, road, Glensaugh, Clatterin, Brig, forest, water, willowherb, rosebay, roadside, ponies, horses
Mearns Farmland fgh2163jhp 
 Auchenblae village Mearns Aberdeenshire Scottish summer fields crops barley glen viewed from the southern approach to the village from the main A94 Aberdeen to Dundee either at Fourdon or coming off the B966 Fettercairn Road. Towards the left of this view is Drumtochty Forest and Glen with the charming road that links Auchenblae in the Howe of Mearns with the main B974 Cairn O’Mount road opposite the Clatterin Brig restaurant. This road passes St Palladius Church and Drumtochty Castle in Glen Drumtochty which has interesting Forest Enterprise walks through mixed mature woodland and after leaving the forest the road enters Strathfinella passing this delightful loch near Glensaugh, used for fishing and often visited by ducks and swans. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Mearns, Howe, Auchenblae, village, houses, Fourdon, south, farmland, fields, barley, crop, Loch, Saugh, Strath, Strathfinella, Hills, Drumtochty, Glen, summer, landscape, Cairn, O’Mount, road, Glensaugh, Clatterin, Brig, forest, water, roadside
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 Auchenblae village Strathfinella forest Mearns Scotland summer field barley crop viewed from the southern approach to the village from the main A94 Aberdeen to Dundee either at Fourdon or coming off the B966 Fettercairn Road. Towards the left of this view is Drumtochty Forest and Glen with the charming road that links Auchenblae in the Howe of Mearns with the main B974 Cairn O’Mount road opposite the Clatterin Brig restaurant. This road passes St Palladius Church and Drumtochty Castle in Glen Drumtochty which has interesting Forest Enterprise walks through mixed mature woodland and after leaving the forest the road enters Strathfinella passing this delightful loch near Glensaugh, used for fishing and often visited by ducks and swans. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Mearns, Howe, Auchenblae, village, houses, Fourdon, south, farmland, fields, crop, barley, Strath, Strathfinella, Hill, Drumtochty, Glen, summer, upright, Cairn, O’Mount, road, Glensaugh, Clatterin Brig, forest

Scotland > Historic Properties (117 files)

This gallery has photographs of Scottish Castles and Fortresses, Stately Homes and Gardens, old churches or kirks and includes most of the following:
Auchindoir Church; Auchindoun Castle; Balmoral Castle; Balvenie Castle; Bass of Inverurie; Bellabeg Motte; Braemar Castle; Brodie Castle; Castle Fraser; Corgarff Castle; Corrichie Monument; Corse O’Neil Castle; Craigellachie Bridge; Crathes Castle; Crathie Kirk; Dalgetie Castle; Deer Abbey; Drum Castle; Duff House; Duffus Castle; Dunnideer; Dunnottar Castle; Elgin Cathedral; Esslemont Castle; Fasque House; Fetternear House; Findlater; Fordyce; Fyvie Castle; Gairnshiel Bridge; Glenbuchat Castle; Haddo House; Hallforest Castle; Huntly Castle; Inchdrewer Castle; Invercauld Bridge O’Dee; Kildrummy Castle; Kincardine O’Neil Kirk; Kindrochit Castle; Kinloss Abbey; Kinneff Church; Knock Castle; Leith Hall; Mar Lodge; Marnoch Kirkyard; Mid Mar Kirk; Monymusk Kirk; Peel of Lumphanan; Pitmedden Gardens; Pluscarden Priory or Abbey; Ruthven Barracks; Slains Castle; Tolquhon Castle; Tullich Kirk; Fort George;
Auchindoun Castle vs2441jhp 
 Auchindoun Castle ruined fort prominent hill top Mackalea sheep hills Dufftown Morayshire Scotland autumn walk with excellent views over Glen and the River Fiddich is located on a possible earlier Iron Age earthwork, built in the mid-1400's as a traditional L-shaped tower house was the centre of many clan feuds and much violence, burnt, restored and abandoned by 1725 now remains an eye catching Historic Scotland property on the Cabrach to Dufftown road, NJ 349 375. It is accessible by a public track after a steep climb from a signed layby and passes a farm house and outbuildings. This was the year after it was opened to the public after restoration and safety work has been carried and there was still some scaffolding standing on the south boundary wall. These photos were taken on the 20th September, 2008 on which a cloudy start turned into some glorious sunshine, blue skies and interesting clouds so made the walk up worthwhile. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Moray, Morayshire, Highlands, Dufftown, Auchindoun, Castle, fort, ruin, shell, hilltop, strategic, landscape, roadside, A941, Rhynie, Cabrach, Ben Rinnes, silver birches, ash tree, Glen, River, Fiddich, strategic, earthworks, Iron Age, ditch, defensive, central, tower, tower-house, L-plan, mid 1400s, burnt, restored, abandoned, 1725, Gothic, Historic, property, restored, safe, public, access, history, scaffold, restoration, interiors, arch, ceiling, vaulted, barrel, ribbed, stonework, buttress, buttresses, curtain, walls, exteriors, rampart, windows, postern, doors, floors, rooms, outer wall, lime, kiln, approach, 2008, September, autumn, Fuji, Fujifilm, Finepix, S5Pro, 12-24mm lens, wide angle, telephoto, DSLR, digital, camera, photograph, colour, green, blue, sky, sunny, clouds, bright, good light
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 Auchindoun Castle Scottish ruin hill top approach tree framed farm walk Dufftown Morayshire Scotland autumn fence fort with excellent views over Glen and the River Fiddich is located on a possible earlier Iron Age earthwork, built in the mid-1400's as a traditional L-shaped tower house was the centre of many clan feuds and much violence, burnt, restored and abandoned by 1725 now remains an eye catching Historic Scotland property on the Cabrach to Dufftown road, NJ 349 375. It is accessible by a public track after a steep climb from a signed layby and passes a farm house and outbuildings. This was the year after it was opened to the public after restoration and safety work has been carried and there was still some scaffolding standing on the south boundary wall. These photos were taken on the 20th September, 2008 on which a cloudy start turned into some glorious sunshine, blue skies and interesting clouds so made the walk up worthwhile. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Moray, Morayshire, Highlands, Dufftown, Auchindoun, Castle, fort, ruin, shell, hilltop, strategic, landscape, upright, roadside, A941, Rhynie, Cabrach, Ben Rinnes, silver birches, ash tree, Glen, River, Fiddich, strategic, earthworks, Iron Age, ditch, defensive, central, tower, tower-house, L-plan, mid 1400s, burnt, restored, abandoned, 1725, Gothic, Historic, property, restored, safe, public, access, history, scaffold, restoration, interiors, arch, ceiling, vaulted, barrel, ribbed, stonework, buttress, buttresses, curtain, walls, exteriors, rampart, windows, postern, doors, floors, rooms, outer wall, lime, kiln, approach, 2008, September, autumn, Fuji, Fujifilm, Finepix, S5Pro, 12-24mm lens, wide angle, telephoto, DSLR, digital, camera, photograph, colour, green, blue, sky, sunny, clouds, bright, good light
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 Auchindoun Castle ruin landscape ash tree woods walk approach hilltop Dufftown Morayshire Scotland autumn walk fence fort with excellent views over Glen and the River Fiddich is located on a possible earlier Iron Age earthwork, built in the mid-1400's as a traditional L-shaped tower house was the centre of many clan feuds and much violence, burnt, restored and abandoned by 1725 now remains an eye catching Historic Scotland property on the Cabrach to Dufftown road, NJ 349 375. It is accessible by a public track after a steep climb from a signed layby and passes a farm house and outbuildings. This was the year after it was opened to the public after restoration and safety work has been carried and there was still some scaffolding standing on the south boundary wall. These photos were taken on the 20th September, 2008 on which a cloudy start turned into some glorious sunshine, blue skies and interesting clouds so made the walk up worthwhile. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Moray, Morayshire, Highlands, Dufftown, Auchindoun, Castle, fort, ruin, shell, hilltop, strategic, landscape, roadside, A941, Rhynie, Cabrach, Ben Rinnes, silver birches, ash tree, Glen, River, Fiddich, strategic, earthworks, Iron Age, ditch, defensive, central, tower, tower-house, L-plan, mid 1400s, burnt, restored, abandoned, 1725, Gothic, Historic, property, restored, safe, public, access, history, scaffold, restoration, interiors, arch, ceiling, vaulted, barrel, ribbed, stonework, buttress, buttresses, curtain, walls, exteriors, rampart, windows, postern, doors, floors, rooms, outer wall, lime, kiln, approach, 2008, September, autumn, Fuji, Fujifilm, Finepix, S5Pro, 12-24mm lens, wide angle, telephoto, DSLR, digital, camera, photograph, colour, green, blue, sky, sunny, clouds, bright, good light
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 Auchindoun Castle ruin tree framed entrance kiln fences hilltop Dufftown Morayshire Scotland autumn walk fence fort with excellent views over Glen and the River Fiddich is located on a possible earlier Iron Age earthwork, built in the mid-1400's as a traditional L-shaped tower house was the centre of many clan feuds and much violence, burnt, restored and abandoned by 1725 now remains an eye catching Historic Scotland property on the Cabrach to Dufftown road, NJ 349 375. It is accessible by a public track after a steep climb from a signed layby and passes a farm house and outbuildings. This was the year after it was opened to the public after restoration and safety work has been carried and there was still some scaffolding standing on the south boundary wall. These photos were taken on the 20th September, 2008 on which a cloudy start turned into some glorious sunshine, blue skies and interesting clouds so made the walk up worthwhile. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Moray, Morayshire, Highlands, Dufftown, Auchindoun, Castle, fort, ruin, shell, hilltop, strategic, landscape, roadside, A941, Rhynie, Cabrach, Ben Rhines, silver birches, ash tree, Glen, River, Fiddich, strategic, earthworks, Iron Age, ditch, defensive, central, tower, tower-house, L-plan, mid 1400s, burnt, restored, abandoned, 1725, Gothic, Historic, property, restored, safe, public, access, history, scaffold, restoration, interiors, arch, ceiling, vaulted, barrel, ribbed, stonework, buttress, buttresses, curtain, walls, exteriors, rampart, windows, postern, doors, floors, rooms, outer wall, lime, kiln, approach, 2008, September, autumn, Fuji, Fujifilm, Finepix, S5Pro, 12-24mm lens, wide angle, telephoto, DSLR, digital, camera, photograph, colour, green, blue, sky, sunny, clouds, bright, good light
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 Auchindoun Castle ruin prominent ramparts ditch panorama fortification hilltop Dufftown Morayshire Scotland autumn walk fence fort with excellent views over Glen and the River Fiddich is located on a possible earlier Iron Age earthwork, built in the mid-1400's as a traditional L-shaped tower house was the centre of many clan feuds and much violence, burnt, restored and abandoned by 1725 now remains an eye catching Historic Scotland property on the Cabrach to Dufftown road, NJ 349 375. It is accessible by a public track after a steep climb from a signed layby and passes a farm house and outbuildings. This was the year after it was opened to the public after restoration and safety work has been carried and there was still some scaffolding standing on the south boundary wall. These photos were taken on the 20th September, 2008 on which a cloudy start turned into some glorious sunshine, blue skies and interesting clouds so made the walk up worthwhile. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Moray, Morayshire, Highlands, Dufftown, Auchindoun, Castle, fort, ruin, shell, hilltop, strategic, landscape, roadside, A941, Rhynie, Cabrach, Ben Rinnes, silver birches, ash tree, Glen, River, Fiddich, strategic, earthworks, Iron Age, ditch, defensive, central, tower, tower-house, L-plan, mid 1400s, burnt, restored, abandoned, 1725, Gothic, Historic, property, restored, safe, public, access, history, scaffold, restoration, interiors, arch, ceiling, vaulted, barrel, ribbed, stonework, buttress, buttresses, curtain, walls, exteriors, rampart, windows, postern, doors, floors, rooms, outer wall, lime, kiln, approach, 2008, September, autumn, Fuji, Fujifilm, Finepix, S5Pro, 12-24mm lens, wide angle, telephoto, DSLR, digital, camera, photograph, colour, green, blue, sky, sunny, clouds, bright, good light
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 Auchindoun Castle ruin prominent hilltop mound ditch skyline outer walls Dufftown Morayshire Scotland autumn walk fence fort with excellent views over Glen and the River Fiddich is located on a possible earlier Iron Age earthwork, built in the mid-1400's as a traditional L-shaped tower house was the centre of many clan feuds and much violence, burnt, restored and abandoned by 1725 now remains an eye catching Historic Scotland property on the Cabrach to Dufftown road, NJ 349 375. It is accessible by a public track after a steep climb from a signed layby and passes a farm house and outbuildings. This was the year after it was opened to the public after restoration and safety work has been carried and there was still some scaffolding standing on the south boundary wall. These photos were taken on the 20th September, 2008 on which a cloudy start turned into some glorious sunshine, blue skies and interesting clouds so made the walk up worthwhile. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Moray, Morayshire, Highlands, Dufftown, Auchindoun, Castle, fort, ruin, shell, hilltop, strategic, landscape, upright, roadside, A941, Rhynie, Cabrach, Ben Rinnes, silver birches, ash tree, Glen, River, Fiddich, strategic, earthworks, Iron Age, ditch, defensive, central, tower, tower-house, L-plan, mid 1400s, burnt, restored, abandoned, 1725, Gothic, Historic, property, restored, safe, public, access, history, scaffold, restoration, interiors, arch, ceiling, vaulted, barrel, ribbed, stonework, buttress, buttresses, curtain, walls, exteriors, rampart, windows, postern, doors, floors, rooms, outer wall, lime, kiln, approach, 2008, September, autumn, Fuji, Fujifilm, Finepix, S5Pro, 12-24mm lens, wide angle, telephoto, DSLR, digital, camera, photograph, colour, green, blue, sky, sunny, clouds, bright, good light
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 Auchindoun Castle ruin prominent hilltop panorama approach blue sky walls Dufftown Morayshire Scotland autumn walk fence fort with excellent views over Glen and the River Fiddich is located on a possible earlier Iron Age earthwork, built in the mid-1400's as a traditional L-shaped tower house was the centre of many clan feuds and much violence, burnt, restored and abandoned by 1725 now remains an eye catching Historic Scotland property on the Cabrach to Dufftown road, NJ 349 375. It is accessible by a public track after a steep climb from a signed layby and passes a farm house and outbuildings. This was the year after it was opened to the public after restoration and safety work has been carried and there was still some scaffolding standing on the south boundary wall. These photos were taken on the 20th September, 2008 on which a cloudy start turned into some glorious sunshine, blue skies and interesting clouds so made the walk up worthwhile. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Moray, Morayshire, Highlands, Dufftown, Auchindoun, Castle, fort, ruin, shell, hilltop, strategic, landscape, roadside, A941, Rhynie, Cabrach, Ben Rinnes, silver birches, ash tree, Glen, River, Fiddich, strategic, earthworks, Iron Age, ditch, defensive, central, tower, tower-house, L-plan, mid 1400s, burnt, restored, abandoned, 1725, Gothic, Historic, property, restored, safe, public, access, history, scaffold, restoration, interiors, arch, ceiling, vaulted, barrel, ribbed, stonework, buttress, buttresses, curtain, walls, exteriors, rampart, windows, postern, doors, floors, rooms, outer wall, lime, kiln, approach, 2008, September, autumn, Fuji, Fujifilm, Finepix, S5Pro, 12-24mm lens, wide angle, telephoto, DSLR, digital, camera, photograph, colour, green, blue, sky, sunny, clouds, bright, good light
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 Auchindoun Castle ruined fort gate entrance buttresses stonework Dufftown Morayshire Scotland autumn walk fence fort with excellent views over Glen and the River Fiddich is located on a possible earlier Iron Age earthwork, built in the mid-1400's as a traditional L-shaped tower house was the centre of many clan feuds and much violence, burnt, restored and abandoned by 1725 now remains an eye catching Historic Scotland property on the Cabrach to Dufftown road, NJ 349 375. It is accessible by a public track after a steep climb from a signed layby and passes a farm house and outbuildings. This was the year after it was opened to the public after restoration and safety work has been carried and there was still some scaffolding standing on the south boundary wall. These photos were taken on the 20th September, 2008 on which a cloudy start turned into some glorious sunshine, blue skies and interesting clouds so made the walk up worthwhile. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Moray, Morayshire, Highlands, Dufftown, Auchindoun, Castle, fort, ruin, shell, hilltop, strategic, landscape, upright, roadside, A941, Rhynie, Cabrach, Ben Rinnes, silver birches, ash tree, Glen, River, Fiddich, strategic, earthworks, Iron Age, ditch, defensive, central, tower, tower-house, L-plan, mid 1400s, burnt, restored, abandoned, 1725, Gothic, Historic, property, restored, safe, public, access, history, scaffold, restoration, interiors, arch, ceiling, vaulted, barrel, ribbed, stonework, buttress, buttresses, curtain, walls, exteriors, rampart, windows, postern, doors, floors, rooms, outer wall, lime, kiln, approach, 2008, September, autumn, Fuji, Fujifilm, Finepix, S5Pro, 12-24mm lens, wide angle, telephoto, DSLR, digital, camera, photograph, colour, green, blue, sky, sunny, clouds, bright, good light
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 Auchindoun Castle ruin prominent hilltop outer wall gateway entrance buttress Dufftown Morayshire Scotland autumn walk fence fort with excellent views over Glen and the River Fiddich is located on a possible earlier Iron Age earthwork, built in the mid-1400's as a traditional L-shaped tower house was the centre of many clan feuds and much violence, burnt, restored and abandoned by 1725 now remains an eye catching Historic Scotland property on the Cabrach to Dufftown road, NJ 349 375. It is accessible by a public track after a steep climb from a signed layby and passes a farm house and outbuildings. This was the year after it was opened to the public after restoration and safety work has been carried and there was still some scaffolding standing on the south boundary wall. These photos were taken on the 20th September, 2008 on which a cloudy start turned into some glorious sunshine, blue skies and interesting clouds so made the walk up worthwhile. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Moray, Morayshire, Highlands, Dufftown, Auchindoun, Castle, fort, ruin, shell, hilltop, strategic, landscape, roadside, A941, Rhynie, Cabrach, Ben Rinnes, silver birches, ash tree, Glen, River, Fiddich, strategic, earthworks, Iron Age, ditch, defensive, central, tower, tower-house, L-plan, mid 1400s, burnt, restored, abandoned, 1725, Gothic, Historic, property, restored, safe, public, access, history, scaffold, restoration, interiors, arch, ceiling, vaulted, barrel, ribbed, stonework, buttress, buttresses, curtain, walls, exteriors, rampart, windows, postern, doors, floors, rooms, outer wall, lime, kiln, approach, 2008, September, autumn, Fuji, Fujifilm, Finepix, S5Pro, 12-24mm lens, wide angle, telephoto, DSLR, digital, camera, photograph, colour, green, blue, sky, sunny, clouds, bright, good light
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 Auchindoun Castle L-plan stonework window framed keep tower walls Dufftown Morayshire Scotland autumn walk fence fort with excellent views over Glen and the River Fiddich is located on a possible earlier Iron Age earthwork, built in the mid-1400's as a traditional L-shaped tower house was the centre of many clan feuds and much violence, burnt, restored and abandoned by 1725 now remains an eye catching Historic Scotland property on the Cabrach to Dufftown road, NJ 349 375. It is accessible by a public track after a steep climb from a signed layby and passes a farm house and outbuildings. This was the year after it was opened to the public after restoration and safety work has been carried and there was still some scaffolding standing on the south boundary wall. These photos were taken on the 20th September, 2008 on which a cloudy start turned into some glorious sunshine, blue skies and interesting clouds so made the walk up worthwhile. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Moray, Morayshire, Highlands, Dufftown, Auchindoun, Castle, fort, ruin, shell, hilltop, strategic, landscape, upright, roadside, A941, Rhynie, Cabrach, Ben Rinnes, silver birches, ash tree, Glen, River, Fiddich, strategic, earthworks, Iron Age, ditch, defensive, central, tower, tower-house, L-plan, mid 1400s, burnt, restored, abandoned, 1725, Gothic, Historic, property, restored, safe, public, access, history, scaffold, restoration, interiors, arch, ceiling, vaulted, barrel, ribbed, stonework, buttress, buttresses, curtain, walls, exteriors, rampart, windows, postern, doors, floors, rooms, outer wall, lime, kiln, approach, 2008, September, autumn, Fuji, Fujifilm, Finepix, S5Pro, 12-24mm lens, wide angle, telephoto, DSLR, digital, camera, photograph, colour, green, blue, sky, sunny, clouds, bright, good light
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 Auchindoun Castle ruined keep tower window framed inside stonework prominent hilltop Dufftown Morayshire Scotland autumn walk fort with excellent views over Glen and the River Fiddich is located on a possible earlier Iron Age earthwork, built in the mid-1400's as a traditional L-shaped tower house was the centre of many clan feuds and much violence, burnt, restored and abandoned by 1725 now remains an eye catching Historic Scotland property on the Cabrach to Dufftown road, NJ 349 375. It is accessible by a public track after a steep climb from a signed layby and passes a farm house and outbuildings. This was the year after it was opened to the public after restoration and safety work has been carried and there was still some scaffolding standing on the south boundary wall. These photos were taken on the 20th September, 2008 on which a cloudy start turned into some glorious sunshine, blue skies and interesting clouds so made the walk up worthwhile. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Moray, Morayshire, Highlands, Dufftown, Auchindoun, Castle, fort, ruin, shell, hilltop, strategic, landscape, upright roadside, A941, Rhynie, Cabrach, Ben Rhines, silver birches, ash tree, Glen, River, Fiddich, strategic, earthworks, Iron Age, ditch, defensive, central, tower, tower-house, L-plan, mid 1400s, burnt, restored, abandoned, 1725, Gothic, Historic, property, restored, safe, public, access, history, scaffold, restoration, interiors, arch, ceiling, vaulted, barrel, ribbed, stonework, buttress, buttresses, curtain, walls, exteriors, rampart, windows, postern, doors, floors, rooms, outer wall, lime, kiln, approach, 2008, September, autumn, Fuji, Fujifilm, Finepix, S5Pro, 12-24mm lens, wide angle, telephoto, DSLR, digital, camera, photograph, colour, green, blue, sky, sunny, clouds, bright, good light
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 Auchindoun Castle ruin prominent hilltop outer wall buttress mound Dufftown Morayshire Scotland autumn walk fence fort with excellent views over Glen and the River Fiddich is located on a possible earlier Iron Age earthwork, built in the mid-1400's as a traditional L-shaped tower house was the centre of many clan feuds and much violence, burnt, restored and abandoned by 1725 now remains an eye catching Historic Scotland property on the Cabrach to Dufftown road, NJ 349 375. It is accessible by a public track after a steep climb from a signed layby and passes a farm house and outbuildings. This was the year after it was opened to the public after restoration and safety work has been carried and there was still some scaffolding standing on the south boundary wall. These photos were taken on the 20th September, 2008 on which a cloudy start turned into some glorious sunshine, blue skies and interesting clouds so made the walk up worthwhile. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Moray, Morayshire, Highlands, Dufftown, Auchindoun, Castle, fort, ruin, shell, hilltop, strategic, landscape, roadside, A941, Rhynie, Cabrach, Ben Rinnes, silver birches, ash tree, Glen, River, Fiddich, strategic, earthworks, Iron Age, ditch, defensive, central, tower, tower-house, L-plan, mid 1400s, burnt, restored, abandoned, 1725, Gothic, Historic, property, restored, safe, public, access, history, scaffold, restoration, interiors, arch, ceiling, vaulted, barrel, ribbed, stonework, buttress, buttresses, curtain, walls, exteriors, rampart, windows, postern, doors, floors, rooms, outer wall, lime, kiln, approach, 2008, September, autumn, Fuji, Fujifilm, Finepix, S5Pro, 12-24mm lens, wide angle, telephoto, DSLR, digital, camera, photograph, colour, green, blue, sky, sunny, clouds, bright, good light
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 Auchindoun Castle ruin prominent hilltop outside wall buttress safety strengthened Dufftown Morayshire Scotland autumn walk fence fort with excellent views over Glen and the River Fiddich is located on a possible earlier Iron Age earthwork, built in the mid-1400's as a traditional L-shaped tower house was the centre of many clan feuds and much violence, burnt, restored and abandoned by 1725 now remains an eye catching Historic Scotland property on the Cabrach to Dufftown road, NJ 349 375. It is accessible by a public track after a steep climb from a signed layby and passes a farm house and outbuildings. This was the year after it was opened to the public after restoration and safety work has been carried and there was still some scaffolding standing on the south boundary wall. These photos were taken on the 20th September, 2008 on which a cloudy start turned into some glorious sunshine, blue skies and interesting clouds so made the walk up worthwhile. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Moray, Morayshire, Highlands, Dufftown, Auchindoun, Castle, fort, ruin, shell, hilltop, strategic, landscape, upright, roadside, A941, Rhynie, Cabrach, Ben Rinnes, silver birches, ash tree, Glen, River, Fiddich, strategic, earthworks, Iron Age, ditch, defensive, central, tower, tower-house, L-plan, mid 1400s, burnt, restored, abandoned, 1725, Gothic, Historic, property, restored, safe, public, access, history, scaffold, restoration, interiors, arch, ceiling, vaulted, barrel, ribbed, stonework, buttress, buttresses, curtain, walls, exteriors, rampart, windows, postern, doors, floors, rooms, outer wall, lime, kiln, approach, 2008, September, autumn, Fuji, Fujifilm, Finepix, S5Pro, 12-24mm lens, wide angle, telephoto, DSLR, digital, camera, photograph, colour, green, blue, sky, sunny, clouds, bright, good light
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 Auchindoun Castle ruin inside room vaulted celing stonework wall restoration Dufftown Morayshire Scotland autumn walk fort with excellent views over Glen and the River Fiddich is located on a possible earlier Iron Age earthwork, built in the mid-1400's as a traditional L-shaped tower house was the centre of many clan feuds and much violence, burnt, restored and abandoned by 1725 now remains an eye catching Historic Scotland property on the Cabrach to Dufftown road, NJ 349 375. It is accessible by a public track after a steep climb from a signed layby and passes a farm house and outbuildings. This was the year after it was opened to the public after restoration and safety work has been carried and there was still some scaffolding standing on the south boundary wall. These photos were taken on the 20th September, 2008 on which a cloudy start turned into some glorious sunshine, blue skies and interesting clouds so made the walk up worthwhile. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Moray, Morayshire, Highlands, Dufftown, Auchindoun, Castle, fort, ruin, shell, hilltop, strategic, landscape, roadside, A941, Rhynie, Cabrach, Ben Rinnes, silver birches, ash tree, Glen, River, Fiddich, strategic, earthworks, Iron Age, ditch, defensive, central, tower, tower-house, L-plan, mid 1400s, burnt, restored, abandoned, 1725, Gothic, Historic, property, restored, safe, public, access, history, scaffold, restoration, interiors, arch, ceiling, vaulted, barrel, ribbed, stonework, buttress, buttresses, curtain, walls, exteriors, rampart, windows, postern, doors, floors, rooms, outer wall, lime, kiln, approach, 2008, September, autumn, Fuji, Fujifilm, Finepix, S5Pro, 12-24mm lens, wide angle, telephoto, DSLR, digital, camera, photograph, colour, green, blue, sky, sunny, clouds, bright, good light
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 Auchindoun Castle ruin wall window view Ben Rinnes stonework lichen Dufftown Morayshire Scotland autumn walk fort with excellent views over Glen and the River Fiddich is located on a possible earlier Iron Age earthwork, built in the mid-1400's as a traditional L-shaped tower house was the centre of many clan feuds and much violence, burnt, restored and abandoned by 1725 now remains an eye catching Historic Scotland property on the Cabrach to Dufftown road, NJ 349 375. It is accessible by a public track after a steep climb from a signed layby and passes a farm house and outbuildings. This was the year after it was opened to the public after restoration and safety work has been carried and there was still some scaffolding standing on the south boundary wall. These photos were taken on the 20th September, 2008 on which a cloudy start turned into some glorious sunshine, blue skies and interesting clouds so made the walk up worthwhile. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Moray, Morayshire, Highlands, Dufftown, Auchindoun, Castle, fort, ruin, shell, hilltop, strategic, landscape, roadside, A941, Rhynie, Cabrach, Ben Rinnes, silver birches, ash tree, Glen, River, Fiddich, strategic, earthworks, Iron Age, ditch, defensive, central, tower, tower-house, L-plan, mid 1400s, burnt, restored, abandoned, 1725, Gothic, Historic, property, restored, safe, public, access, history, scaffold, restoration, interiors, arch, ceiling, vaulted, barrel, ribbed, stonework, buttress, buttresses, curtain, walls, exteriors, rampart, windows, postern, doors, floors, rooms, outer wall, lime, kiln, approach, 2008, September, autumn, Fuji, Fujifilm, Finepix, S5Pro, 12-24mm lens, wide angle, telephoto, DSLR, digital, camera, photograph, colour, green, blue, sky, sunny, clouds, bright, good light
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 Auchindoun Castle window view stone framing hill Ben Rinnes Dufftown Morayshire Scotland autumn walk fort with excellent views over Glen and the River Fiddich is located on a possible earlier Iron Age earthwork, built in the mid-1400's as a traditional L-shaped tower house was the centre of many clan feuds and much violence, burnt, restored and abandoned by 1725 now remains an eye catching Historic Scotland property on the Cabrach to Dufftown road, NJ 349 375. It is accessible by a public track after a steep climb from a signed layby and passes a farm house and outbuildings. This was the year after it was opened to the public after restoration and safety work has been carried and there was still some scaffolding standing on the south boundary wall. These photos were taken on the 20th September, 2008 on which a cloudy start turned into some glorious sunshine, blue skies and interesting clouds so made the walk up worthwhile. 
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 Auchindoun Castle window view frame Ben Rinnes prominent hill shape Dufftown Morayshire Scotland autumn walk with excellent views over Glen and the River Fiddich is located on a possible earlier Iron Age earthwork, built in the mid-1400's as a traditional L-shaped tower house was the centre of many clan feuds and much violence, burnt, restored and abandoned by 1725 now remains an eye catching Historic Scotland property on the Cabrach to Dufftown road, NJ 349 375. It is accessible by a public track after a steep climb from a signed layby and passes a farm house and outbuildings. This was the year after it was opened to the public after restoration and safety work has been carried and there was still some scaffolding standing on the south boundary wall. These photos were taken on the 20th September, 2008 on which a cloudy start turned into some glorious sunshine, blue skies and interesting clouds so made the walk up worthwhile. 
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 Auchindoun Castle window view stone framed Fiddich Milltown Scottish autumn Dufftown Morayshire Scotland walk fort with excellent views over Glen and the River Fiddich is located on a possible earlier Iron Age earthwork, built in the mid-1400’s as an traditional L-shaped tower house was the centre of many clan feuds and much violence, burnt, restored and abandoned by 1725 now remains an eye catching Historic Scotland property on the Cabrach to Dufftown road, NJ 349 375. It is accessible by a public track after a steep climb from a signed layby and passes a farm house and outbuildings. This was the year after it was opened to the public after restoration and safety work has been carried and there was still some scaffolding standing on the south boundary wall. These photos were taken on the 20th September, 2008 on which a cloudy start turned into some glorious sunshine, blue skies and interesting clouds so made the walk up worthwhile. 
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 Auchindoun Castle gate view hill Mackalea glen trees hilltop stonework lichen Dufftown Morayshire Scotland autumn walk fence fort with excellent views over Glen and the River Fiddich is located on a possible earlier Iron Age earthwork, built in the mid-1400’s as an traditional L-shaped tower house was the centre of many clan feuds and much violence, burnt, restored and abandoned by 1725 now remains an eye catching Historic Scotland property on the Cabrach to Dufftown road, NJ 349 375. It is accessible by a public track after a steep climb from a signed layby and passes a farm house and outbuildings. This was the year after it was opened to the public after restoration and safety work has been carried and there was still some scaffolding standing on the south boundary wall. These photos were taken on the 20th September, 2008 on which a cloudy start turned into some glorious sunshine, blue skies and interesting clouds so made the walk up worthwhile. 
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 Auchindoun Castle internal walls curtain thick restoration Dufftown Morayshire Scotland autumn walk fence fort with excellent views over Glen and the River Fiddich is located on a possible earlier Iron Age earthwork, built in the mid-1400's as a traditional L-shaped tower house was the centre of many clan feuds and much violence, burnt, restored and abandoned by 1725 now remains an eye catching Historic Scotland property on the Cabrach to Dufftown road, NJ 349 375. It is accessible by a public track after a steep climb from a signed layby and passes a farm house and outbuildings. This was the year after it was opened to the public after restoration and safety work has been carried and there was still some scaffolding standing on the south boundary wall. These photos were taken on the 20th September, 2008 on which a cloudy start turned into some glorious sunshine, blue skies and interesting clouds so made the walk up worthwhile. 
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 Auchindoun Castle ruin keep buttressing support walls thick stone Dufftown Morayshire Scotland autumn walk fence fort with excellent views over Glen and the River Fiddich is located on a possible earlier Iron Age earthwork, built in the mid-1400's as a traditional L-shaped tower house was the centre of many clan feuds and much violence, burnt, restored and abandoned by 1725 now remains an eye catching Historic Scotland property on the Cabrach to Dufftown road, NJ 349 375. It is accessible by a public track after a steep climb from a signed layby and passes a farm house and outbuildings. This was the year after it was opened to the public after restoration and safety work has been carried and there was still some scaffolding standing on the south boundary wall. These photos were taken on the 20th September, 2008 on which a cloudy start turned into some glorious sunshine, blue skies and interesting clouds so made the walk up worthwhile. 
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 Auchindoun Castle ruined structure interiors craftsmanship keep arches vaulted barrel Dufftown Morayshire Scotland autumn walk fence fort with excellent views over Glen and the River Fiddich is located on a possible earlier Iron Age earthwork, built in the mid-1400's as a traditional L-shaped tower house was the centre of many clan feuds and much violence, burnt, restored and abandoned by 1725 now remains an eye catching Historic Scotland property on the Cabrach to Dufftown road, NJ 349 375. It is accessible by a public track after a steep climb from a signed layby and passes a farm house and outbuildings. This was the year after it was opened to the public after restoration and safety work has been carried and there was still some scaffolding standing on the south boundary wall. These photos were taken on the 20th September, 2008 on which a cloudy start turned into some glorious sunshine, blue skies and interesting clouds so made the walk up worthwhile. 
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 Auchindoun Castle interiors floors rooms ceilings vaulted stonework details Dufftown Morayshire Scotland autumn walk fence fort with excellent views over Glen and the River Fiddich is located on a possible earlier Iron Age earthwork, built in the mid-1400's as a traditional L-shaped tower house was the centre of many clan feuds and much violence, burnt, restored and abandoned by 1725 now remains an eye catching Historic Scotland property on the Cabrach to Dufftown road, NJ 349 375. It is accessible by a public track after a steep climb from a signed layby and passes a farm house and outbuildings. This was the year after it was opened to the public after restoration and safety work has been carried and there was still some scaffolding standing on the south boundary wall. These photos were taken on the 20th September, 2008 on which a cloudy start turned into some glorious sunshine, blue skies and interesting clouds so made the walk up worthwhile. 
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 Auchindoun Castle interiors keep buttress safety support floors rooms architecture Dufftown Morayshire Scotland autumn walk fence fort with excellent views over Glen and the River Fiddich is located on a possible earlier Iron Age earthwork, built in the mid-1400’s as an traditional L-shaped tower house was the centre of many clan feuds and much violence, burnt, restored and abandoned by 1725 now remains an eye catching Historic Scotland property on the Cabrach to Dufftown road, NJ 349 375. It is accessible by a public track after a steep climb from a signed layby and passes a farm house and outbuildings. This was the year after it was opened to the public after restoration and safety work has been carried and there was still some scaffolding standing on the south boundary wall. These photos were taken on the 20th September, 2008 on which a cloudy start turned into some glorious sunshine, blue skies and interesting clouds so made the walk up worthwhile. 
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 Auchindoun Castle Scottish ruined fort tower keep inside walls hilltop Dufftown Morayshire Scotland autumn walk fence fort with excellent views over Glen and the River Fiddich is located on a possible earlier Iron Age earthwork, built in the mid-1400's as a traditional L-shaped tower house was the centre of many clan feuds and much violence, burnt, restored and abandoned by 1725 now remains an eye catching Historic Scotland property on the Cabrach to Dufftown road, NJ 349 375. It is accessible by a public track after a steep climb from a signed layby and passes a farm house and outbuildings. This was the year after it was opened to the public after restoration and safety work has been carried and there was still some scaffolding standing on the south boundary wall. These photos were taken on the 20th September, 2008 on which a cloudy start turned into some glorious sunshine, blue skies and interesting clouds so made the walk up worthwhile. 
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 Auchindoun Castle ruin fort keep tower walls stones shell Dufftown Morayshire Scotland autumn walk fence fort with excellent views over Glen and the River Fiddich is located on a possible earlier Iron Age earthwork, built in the mid-1400's as a traditional L-shaped tower house was the centre of many clan feuds and much violence, burnt, restored and abandoned by 1725 now remains an eye catching Historic Scotland property on the Cabrach to Dufftown road, NJ 349 375. It is accessible by a public track after a steep climb from a signed layby and passes a farm house and outbuildings. This was the year after it was opened to the public after restoration and safety work has been carried and there was still some scaffolding standing on the south boundary wall. These photos were taken on the 20th September, 2008 on which a cloudy start turned into some glorious sunshine, blue skies and interesting clouds so made the walk up worthwhile. 
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 Auchindoun Castle hilltop window view Fiddich Glen highpoint Dufftown Morayshire Scotland autumn walk fence fort with excellent views over Glen and the River Fiddich is located on a possible earlier Iron Age earthwork, built in the mid-1400's as a traditional L-shaped tower house was the centre of many clan feuds and much violence, burnt, restored and abandoned by 1725 now remains an eye catching Historic Scotland property on the Cabrach to Dufftown road, NJ 349 375. It is accessible by a public track after a steep climb from a signed layby and passes a farm house and outbuildings. This was the year after it was opened to the public after restoration and safety work has been carried and there was still some scaffolding standing on the south boundary wall. These photos were taken on the 20th September, 2008 on which a cloudy start turned into some glorious sunshine, blue skies and interesting clouds so made the walk up worthwhile. 
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 Auchindoun Castle River Fiddich view window hilltop Cabrach strategic Dufftown Morayshire Scotland autumn walk fence fort with excellent views over Glen and the River Fiddich is located on a possible earlier Iron Age earthwork, built in the mid-1400's as a traditional L-shaped tower house was the centre of many clan feuds and much violence, burnt, restored and abandoned by 1725 now remains an eye catching Historic Scotland property on the Cabrach to Dufftown road, NJ 349 375. It is accessible by a public track after a steep climb from a signed layby and passes a farm house and outbuildings. This was the year after it was opened to the public after restoration and safety work has been carried and there was still some scaffolding standing on the south boundary wall. These photos were taken on the 20th September, 2008 on which a cloudy start turned into some glorious sunshine, blue skies and interesting clouds so made the walk up worthwhile. 
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 Auchindoun Castle keep large floors stonework public access gate wall Dufftown Morayshire Scotland autumn walk fence fort with excellent views over Glen and the River Fiddich is located on a possible earlier Iron Age earthwork, built in the mid-1400's as a traditional L-shaped tower house was the centre of many clan feuds and much violence, burnt, restored and abandoned by 1725 now remains an eye catching Historic Scotland property on the Cabrach to Dufftown road, NJ 349 375. It is accessible by a public track after a steep climb from a signed layby and passes a farm house and outbuildings. This was the year after it was opened to the public after restoration and safety work has been carried and there was still some scaffolding standing on the south boundary wall. These photos were taken on the 20th September, 2008 on which a cloudy start turned into some glorious sunshine, blue skies and interesting clouds so made the walk up worthwhile. 
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 Auchindoun Castle ruined keep inside information board L-plan Morayshire Scotland autumn walk fence fort with excellent views over Glen and the River Fiddich is located on a possible earlier Iron Age earthwork, built in the mid-1400's as a traditional L-shaped tower house was the centre of many clan feuds and much violence, burnt, restored and abandoned by 1725 now remains an eye catching Historic Scotland property on the Cabrach to Dufftown road, NJ 349 375. It is accessible by a public track after a steep climb from a signed layby and passes a farm house and outbuildings. This was the year after it was opened to the public after restoration and safety work has been carried and there was still some scaffolding standing on the south boundary wall. These photos were taken on the 20th September, 2008 on which a cloudy start turned into some glorious sunshine, blue skies and interesting clouds so made the walk up worthwhile. 
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 Auchindoun Castle ruin interior keep central info board prominent hilltop fort Dufftown Morayshire Scotland autumn walk fence fort with excellent views over Glen and the River Fiddich is located on a possible earlier Iron Age earthwork, built in the mid-1400's as a traditional L-shaped tower house was the centre of many clan feuds and much violence, burnt, restored and abandoned by 1725 now remains an eye catching Historic Scotland property on the Cabrach to Dufftown road, NJ 349 375. It is accessible by a public track after a steep climb from a signed layby and passes a farm house and outbuildings. This was the year after it was opened to the public after restoration and safety work has been carried and there was still some scaffolding standing on the south boundary wall. These photos were taken on the 20th September, 2008 on which a cloudy start turned into some glorious sunshine, blue skies and interesting clouds so made the walk up worthwhile. 
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 Auchindoun Castle ruined fort inner walls keep stonework huge Scottish prominent hilltop Dufftown Morayshire Scotland autumn walk fence fort with excellent views over Glen and the River Fiddich is located on a possible earlier Iron Age earthwork, built in the mid-1400's as a traditional L-shaped tower house was the centre of many clan feuds and much violence, burnt, restored and abandoned by 1725 now remains an eye catching Historic Scotland property on the Cabrach to Dufftown road, NJ 349 375. It is accessible by a public track after a steep climb from a signed layby and passes a farm house and outbuildings. This was the year after it was opened to the public after restoration and safety work has been carried and there was still some scaffolding standing on the south boundary wall. These photos were taken on the 20th September, 2008 on which a cloudy start turned into some glorious sunshine, blue skies and interesting clouds so made the walk up worthwhile. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Moray, Morayshire, Highlands, Dufftown, Auchindoun, Castle, fort, ruin, shell, hilltop, strategic, landscape, upright, roadside, A941, Rhynie, Cabrach, Ben Rhines, silver birches, ash tree, Glen, River, Fiddich, strategic, earthworks, Iron Age, ditch, defensive, central, tower, tower-house, L-plan, mid 1400s, burnt, restored, abandoned, 1725, Gothic, Historic, property, restored, safe, public, access, history, scaffold, restoration, interiors, arch, ceiling, vaulted, barrel, ribbed, stonework, buttress, buttresses, curtain, walls, exteriors, rampart, windows, postern, doors, floors, rooms, outer wall, lime, kiln, approach, 2008, September, autumn, Fuji, Fujifilm, Finepix, S5Pro, 12-24mm lens, wide angle, telephoto, DSLR, digital, camera, photograph, colour, green, blue, sky, sunny, clouds, bright, good light
Auchindoun Castle vs2360jhp 
 Auchindoun Castle ruined walls interior keep rooms ceiling floors rooms Morayshire Scotland autumn walk fence fort with excellent views over Glen and the River Fiddich is located on a possible earlier Iron Age earthwork, built in the mid-1400's as a traditional L-shaped tower house was the centre of many clan feuds and much violence, burnt, restored and abandoned by 1725 now remains an eye catching Historic Scotland property on the Cabrach to Dufftown road, NJ 349 375. It is accessible by a public track after a steep climb from a signed layby and passes a farm house and outbuildings. This was the year after it was opened to the public after restoration and safety work has been carried and there was still some scaffolding standing on the south boundary wall. These photos were taken on the 20th September, 2008 on which a cloudy start turned into some glorious sunshine, blue skies and interesting clouds so made the walk up worthwhile. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Moray, Morayshire, Highlands, Dufftown, Auchindoun, Castle, fort, ruin, shell, hilltop, strategic, landscape, roadside, A941, Rhynie, Cabrach, Ben Rhines, silver birches, ash tree, Glen, River, Fiddich, strategic, earthworks, Iron Age, ditch, defensive, central, tower, tower-house, L-plan, mid 1400s, burnt, restored, abandoned, 1725, Gothic, Historic, property, restored, safe, public, access, history, scaffold, restoration, interiors, arch, ceiling, vaulted, barrel, ribbed, stonework, buttress, buttresses, curtain, walls, exteriors, rampart, windows, postern, doors, floors, rooms, outer wall, lime, kiln, approach, 2008, September, autumn, Fuji, Fujifilm, Finepix, S5Pro, 12-24mm lens, wide angle, telephoto, DSLR, digital, camera, photograph, colour, green, blue, sky, sunny, clouds, bright, good light
Auchindoun Castle vs2359jhp 
 Auchindoun Castle ruin Scottish walls stonework interiors vaulted floors rooms autumn walk fence fort with excellent views over Glen and the River Fiddich is located on a possible earlier Iron Age earthwork, built in the mid-1400's as a traditional L-shaped tower house was the centre of many clan feuds and much violence, burnt, restored and abandoned by 1725 now remains an eye catching Historic Scotland property on the Cabrach to Dufftown road, NJ 349 375. It is accessible by a public track after a steep climb from a signed layby and passes a farm house and outbuildings. This was the year after it was opened to the public after restoration and safety work has been carried and there was still some scaffolding standing on the south boundary wall. These photos were taken on the 20th September, 2008 on which a cloudy start turned into some glorious sunshine, blue skies and interesting clouds so made the walk up worthwhile. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Moray, Morayshire, Highlands, Dufftown, Auchindoun, Castle, fort, ruin, shell, hilltop, strategic, landscape, upright, roadside, A941, Rhynie, Cabrach, Ben Rhines, silver birches, ash tree, Glen, River, Fiddich, strategic, earthworks, Iron Age, ditch, defensive, central, tower, tower-house, L-plan, mid 1400s, burnt, restored, abandoned, 1725, Gothic, Historic, property, restored, safe, public, access, history, scaffold, restoration, interiors, arch, ceiling, vaulted, barrel, ribbed, stonework, buttress, buttresses, curtain, walls, exteriors, rampart, windows, postern, doors, floors, rooms, outer wall, lime, kiln, approach, 2008, September, autumn, Fuji, Fujifilm, Finepix, S5Pro, 12-24mm lens, wide angle, telephoto, DSLR, digital, camera, photograph, colour, green, blue, sky, sunny, clouds, bright, good light
Auchindoun Castle vs2358jhp 
 Auchindoun Castle ruin interior valuted ceiling windows Morayshire Scotland autumn walk fence fort with excellent views over Glen and the River Fiddich is located on a possible earlier Iron Age earthwork, built in the mid-1400's as a traditional L-shaped tower house was the centre of many clan feuds and much violence, burnt, restored and abandoned by 1725 now remains an eye catching Historic Scotland property on the Cabrach to Dufftown road, NJ 349 375. It is accessible by a public track after a steep climb from a signed layby and passes a farm house and outbuildings. This was the year after it was opened to the public after restoration and safety work has been carried and there was still some scaffolding standing on the south boundary wall. These photos were taken on the 20th September, 2008 on which a cloudy start turned into some glorious sunshine, blue skies and interesting clouds so made the walk up worthwhile. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Moray, Morayshire, Highlands, Dufftown, Auchindoun, Castle, fort, ruin, shell, hilltop, strategic, landscape, upright, roadside, A941, Rhynie, Cabrach, Ben Rhines, silver birches, ash tree, Glen, River, Fiddich, strategic, earthworks, Iron Age, ditch, defensive, central, tower, tower-house, L-plan, mid 1400s, burnt, restored, abandoned, 1725, Gothic, Historic, property, restored, safe, public, access, history, scaffold, restoration, interiors, arch, ceiling, vaulted, barrel, ribbed, stonework, buttress, buttresses, curtain, walls, exteriors, rampart, windows, postern, doors, floors, rooms, outer wall, lime, kiln, approach, 2008, September, autumn, Fuji, Fujifilm, Finepix, S5Pro, 12-24mm lens, wide angle, telephoto, DSLR, digital, camera, photograph, colour, green, blue, sky, sunny, clouds, bright, good light
Auchindoun Castle vs2357jhp 
 Auchindoun Castle ruin walls tower walk upwards Dufftown Morayshire Scotland autumn walk fence fort with excellent views over Glen and the River Fiddich is located on a possible earlier Iron Age earthwork, built in the mid-1400's as a traditional L-shaped tower house was the centre of many clan feuds and much violence, burnt, restored and abandoned by 1725 now remains an eye catching Historic Scotland property on the Cabrach to Dufftown road, NJ 349 375. It is accessible by a public track after a steep climb from a signed layby and passes a farm house and outbuildings. This was the year after it was opened to the public after restoration and safety work has been carried and there was still some scaffolding standing on the south boundary wall. These photos were taken on the 20th September, 2008 on which a cloudy start turned into some glorious sunshine, blue skies and interesting clouds so made the walk up worthwhile. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Moray, Morayshire, Highlands, Dufftown, Auchindoun, Castle, fort, ruin, shell, hilltop, strategic, landscape, upright, roadside, A941, Rhynie, Cabrach, Ben Rhines, silver birches, ash tree, Glen, River, Fiddich, strategic, earthworks, Iron Age, ditch, defensive, central, tower, tower-house, L-plan, mid 1400s, burnt, restored, abandoned, 1725, Gothic, Historic, property, restored, safe, public, access, history, scaffold, restoration, interiors, arch, ceiling, vaulted, barrel, ribbed, stonework, buttress, buttresses, curtain, walls, exteriors, rampart, windows, postern, doors, floors, rooms, outer wall, lime, kiln, approach, 2008, September, autumn, Fuji, Fujifilm, Finepix, S5Pro, 12-24mm lens, wide angle, telephoto, DSLR, digital, camera, photograph, colour, green, blue, sky, sunny, clouds, bright, good light
Auchindoun Castle vs2356jhp 
 Auchindoun Castle ruin walls outer curtain tower hilltop Morayshire Scottish autumn walk fence fort with excellent views over Glen and the River Fiddich is located on a possible earlier Iron Age earthwork, built in the mid-1400's as a traditional L-shaped tower house was the centre of many clan feuds and much violence, burnt, restored and abandoned by 1725 now remains an eye catching Historic Scotland property on the Cabrach to Dufftown road, NJ 349 375. It is accessible by a public track after a steep climb from a signed layby and passes a farm house and outbuildings. This was the year after it was opened to the public after restoration and safety work has been carried and there was still some scaffolding standing on the south boundary wall. These photos were taken on the 20th September, 2008 on which a cloudy start turned into some glorious sunshine, blue skies and interesting clouds so made the walk up worthwhile. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Moray, Morayshire, Highlands, Dufftown, Auchindoun, Castle, fort, ruin, shell, hilltop, strategic, landscape, roadside, A941, Rhynie, Cabrach, Ben Rhines, silver birches, ash tree, Glen, River, Fiddich, strategic, earthworks, Iron Age, ditch, defensive, central, tower, tower-house, L-plan, mid 1400s, burnt, restored, abandoned, 1725, Gothic, Historic, property, restored, safe, public, access, history, scaffold, restoration, interiors, arch, ceiling, vaulted, barrel, ribbed, stonework, buttress, buttresses, curtain, walls, exteriors, rampart, windows, postern, doors, floors, rooms, outer wall, lime, kiln, approach, 2008, September, autumn, Fuji, Fujifilm, Finepix, S5Pro, 12-24mm lens, wide angle, telephoto, DSLR, digital, camera, photograph, colour, green, blue, sky, sunny, clouds, bright, good light
Auchindoun Castle vs2351jhp 
 Auchindoun Castle ruined entrance gate prominent hill Dufftown Morayshire Scotland autumn walk fence fort with excellent views over Glen and the River Fiddich is located on a possible earlier Iron Age earthwork, built in the mid-1400's as a traditional L-shaped tower house was the centre of many clan feuds and much violence, burnt, restored and abandoned by 1725 now remains an eye catching Historic Scotland property on the Cabrach to Dufftown road, NJ 349 375. It is accessible by a public track after a steep climb from a signed layby and passes a farm house and outbuildings. This was the year after it was opened to the public after restoration and safety work has been carried and there was still some scaffolding standing on the south boundary wall. These photos were taken on the 20th September, 2008 on which a cloudy start turned into some glorious sunshine, blue skies and interesting clouds so made the walk up worthwhile. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Moray, Morayshire, Highlands, Dufftown, Auchindoun, Castle, fort, ruin, shell, hilltop, strategic, landscape, upright, roadside, A941, Rhynie, Cabrach, Ben Rhines, silver birches, ash tree, Glen, River, Fiddich, strategic, earthworks, Iron Age, ditch, defensive, central, tower, tower-house, L-plan, mid 1400s, burnt, restored, abandoned, 1725, Gothic, Historic, property, restored, safe, public, access, history, scaffold, restoration, interiors, arch, ceiling, vaulted, barrel, ribbed, stonework, buttress, buttresses, curtain, walls, exteriors, rampart, windows, postern, doors, floors, rooms, outer wall, lime, kiln, approach, 2008, September, autumn, Fuji, Fujifilm, Finepix, S5Pro, 12-24mm lens, wide angle, telephoto, DSLR, digital, camera, photograph, colour, green, blue, sky, sunny, clouds, bright, good light
Auchindoun Castle vs2350jhp 
 Auchindoun Castle ruin fort approach wakks prominent hill top Dufftown Morayshire Scotland autumn walk fence fort with excellent views over Glen and the River Fiddich is located on a possible earlier Iron Age earthwork, built in the mid-1400's as a traditional L-shaped tower house was the centre of many clan feuds and much violence, burnt, restored and abandoned by 1725 now remains an eye catching Historic Scotland property on the Cabrach to Dufftown road, NJ 349 375. It is accessible by a public track after a steep climb from a signed layby and passes a farm house and outbuildings. This was the year after it was opened to the public after restoration and safety work has been carried and there was still some scaffolding standing on the south boundary wall. These photos were taken on the 20th September, 2008 on which a cloudy start turned into some glorious sunshine, blue skies and interesting clouds so made the walk up worthwhile. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Moray, Morayshire, Highlands, Dufftown, Auchindoun, Castle, fort, ruin, shell, hilltop, strategic, landscape, roadside, A941, Rhynie, Cabrach, Ben Rhines, silver birches, ash tree, Glen, River, Fiddich, strategic, earthworks, Iron Age, ditch, defensive, central, tower, tower-house, L-plan, mid 1400s, burnt, restored, abandoned, 1725, Gothic, Historic, property, restored, safe, public, access, history, scaffold, restoration, interiors, arch, ceiling, vaulted, barrel, ribbed, stonework, buttress, buttresses, curtain, walls, exteriors, rampart, windows, postern, doors, floors, rooms, outer wall, lime, kiln, approach, 2008, September, autumn, Fuji, Fujifilm, Finepix, S5Pro, 12-24mm lens, wide angle, telephoto, DSLR, digital, camera, photograph, colour, green, blue, sky, sunny, clouds, bright, good light
Auchindoun Castle vs2349jhp 
 Auchindoun Castle ruin hill top buttresses restoration Morayshire Scottish autumn walk fence fort with excellent views over Glen and the River Fiddich is located on a possible earlier Iron Age earthwork, built in the mid-1400's as a traditional L-shaped tower house was the centre of many clan feuds and much violence, burnt, restored and abandoned by 1725 now remains an eye catching Historic Scotland property on the Cabrach to Dufftown road, NJ 349 375. It is accessible by a public track after a steep climb from a signed layby and passes a farm house and outbuildings. This was the year after it was opened to the public after restoration and safety work has been carried and there was still some scaffolding standing on the south boundary wall. These photos were taken on the 20th September, 2008 on which a cloudy start turned into some glorious sunshine, blue skies and interesting clouds so made the walk up worthwhile. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Moray, Morayshire, Highlands, Dufftown, Auchindoun, Castle, fort, ruin, shell, hilltop, strategic, landscape, upright, roadside, A941, Rhynie, Cabrach, Ben Rhines, silver birches, ash tree, Glen, River, Fiddich, strategic, earthworks, Iron Age, ditch, defensive, central, tower, tower-house, L-plan, mid 1400s, burnt, restored, abandoned, 1725, Gothic, Historic, property, restored, safe, public, access, history, scaffold, restoration, interiors, arch, ceiling, vaulted, barrel, ribbed, stonework, buttress, buttresses, curtain, walls, exteriors, rampart, windows, postern, doors, floors, rooms, outer wall, lime, kiln, approach, 2008, September, autumn, Fuji, Fujifilm, Finepix, S5Pro, 12-24mm lens, wide angle, telephoto, DSLR, digital, camera, photograph, colour, green, blue, sky, sunny, clouds, bright, good light
Auchindoun Castle vs2348jhp 
 Auchindoun Castle ruin prominent hill top panorama Morayshire Scotland autumn walk fence fort with excellent views over Glen and the River Fiddich is located on a possible earlier Iron Age earthwork, built in the mid-1400's as a traditional L-shaped tower house was the centre of many clan feuds and much violence, burnt, restored and abandoned by 1725 now remains an eye catching Historic Scotland property on the Cabrach to Dufftown road, NJ 349 375. It is accessible by a public track after a steep climb from a signed layby and passes a farm house and outbuildings. This was the year after it was opened to the public after restoration and safety work has been carried and there was still some scaffolding standing on the south boundary wall. These photos were taken on the 20th September, 2008 on which a cloudy start turned into some glorious sunshine, blue skies and interesting clouds so made the walk up worthwhile. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Moray, Morayshire, Highlands, Dufftown, Auchindoun, Castle, fort, ruin, shell, hilltop, strategic, landscape, roadside, A941, Rhynie, Cabrach, Ben Rhines, silver birches, ash tree, Glen, River, Fiddich, strategic, earthworks, Iron Age, ditch, defensive, central, tower, tower-house, L-plan, mid 1400s, burnt, restored, abandoned, 1725, Gothic, Historic, property, restored, safe, public, access, history, scaffold, restoration, interiors, arch, ceiling, vaulted, barrel, ribbed, stonework, buttress, buttresses, curtain, walls, exteriors, rampart, windows, postern, doors, floors, rooms, outer wall, lime, kiln, approach, 2008, September, autumn, Fuji, Fujifilm, Finepix, S5Pro, 12-24mm lens, wide angle, telephoto, DSLR, digital, camera, photograph, colour, green, blue, sky, sunny, clouds, bright, good light
Auchindoun Castle vs2347jhp 
 Auchindoun Castle glen forest River Fiddich Cabrach view Dufftown Morayshire Scotland autumn walk fence fort with excellent views over Glen and the River Fiddich is located on a possible earlier Iron Age earthwork, built in the mid-1400's as an traditional L-shaped tower house was the centre of many clan feuds and much violence, burnt, restored and abandoned by 1725 now remains an eye catching Historic Scotland property on the Cabrach to Dufftown road, NJ 349 375. It is accessible by a public track after a steep climb from a signed layby and passes a farm house and outbuildings. This was the year after it was opened to the public after restoration and safety work has been carried and there was still some scaffolding standing on the south boundary wall. These photos were taken on the 20th September, 2008 on which a cloudy start turned into some glorious sunshine, blue skies and interesting clouds so made the walk up worthwhile. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Moray, Morayshire, Highlands, Dufftown, Auchindoun, Castle, fort, ruin, shell, hilltop, strategic, landscape, roadside, A941, Rhynie, Cabrach, Ben Rhines, silver birches, ash tree, Glen, River, Fiddich, strategic, earthworks, Iron Age, ditch, defensive, central, tower, tower-house, L-plan, mid 1400s, burnt, restored, abandoned, 1725, Gothic, Historic, property, restored, safe, public, access, history, scaffold, restoration, interiors, arch, ceiling, vaulted, barrel, ribbed, stonework, buttress, buttresses, curtain, walls, exteriors, rampart, windows, postern, doors, floors, rooms, outer wall, lime, kiln, approach, 2008, September, autumn, Fuji, Fujifilm, Finepix, S5Pro, 12-24mm lens, wide angle, telephoto, DSLR, digital, camera, photograph, colour, green, blue, sky, sunny, clouds, bright, good light
Auchindoun Castle vs2344jhp 
 Auchindoun Castle lime kiln scaffolding hilltop Dufftown Morayshire Scottish autumn walk fence fort with excellent views over Glen and the River Fiddich is located on a possible earlier Iron Age earthwork, built in the mid-1400's as a traditional L-shaped tower house was the centre of many clan feuds and much violence, burnt, restored and abandoned by 1725 now remains an eye catching Historic Scotland property on the Cabrach to Dufftown road, NJ 349 375. It is accessible by a public track after a steep climb from a signed layby and passes a farm house and outbuildings. This was the year after it was opened to the public after restoration and safety work has been carried and there was still some scaffolding standing on the south boundary wall. These photos were taken on the 20th September, 2008 on which a cloudy start turned into some glorious sunshine, blue skies and interesting clouds so made the walk up worthwhile. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Moray, Morayshire, Highlands, Dufftown, Auchindoun, Castle, fort, ruin, shell, hilltop, strategic, landscape, roadside, A941, Rhynie, Cabrach, Ben Rhines, silver birches, ash tree, Glen, River, Fiddich, strategic, earthworks, Iron Age, ditch, defensive, central, tower, tower-house, L-plan, mid 1400s, burnt, restored, abandoned, 1725, Gothic, Historic, property, restored, safe, public, access, history, scaffold, restoration, interiors, arch, ceiling, vaulted, barrel, ribbed, stonework, buttress, buttresses, curtain, walls, exteriors, rampart, windows, postern, doors, floors, rooms, outer wall, lime, kiln, approach, 2008, September, autumn, Fuji, Fujifilm, Finepix, S5Pro, 12-24mm lens, wide angle, telephoto, DSLR, digital, camera, photograph, colour, green, blue, sky, sunny, clouds, bright, good light
Auchindoun Castle vs2341jhp 
 Auchindoun Castle prominent hilltop approach trees Dufftown Morayshire Scotland autumn walk fence fort with excellent views over Glen and the River Fiddich is located on a possible earlier Iron Age earthwork, built in the mid-1400's as an traditional L-shaped tower house was the centre of many clan feuds and much violence, burnt, restored and abandoned by 1725 now remains an eye catching Historic Scotland property on the Cabrach to Dufftown road, NJ 349 375. It is accessible by a public track after a steep climb from a signed layby and passes a farm house and outbuildings. This was the year after it was opened to the public after restoration and safety work has been carried and there was still some scaffolding standing on the south boundary wall. These photos were taken on the 20th September, 2008 on which a cloudy start turned into some glorious sunshine, blue skies and interesting clouds so made the walk up worthwhile. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Moray, Morayshire, Highlands, Dufftown, Auchindoun, Castle, fort, ruin, shell, hilltop, strategic, landscape, roadside, A941, Rhynie, Cabrach, Ben Rhines, silver birches, ash tree, Glen, River, Fiddich, strategic, earthworks, Iron Age, ditch, defensive, central, tower, tower-house, L-plan, mid 1400s, burnt, restored, abandoned, 1725, Gothic, Historic, property, restored, safe, public, access, history, scaffold, restoration, interiors, arch, ceiling, vaulted, barrel, ribbed, stonework, buttress, buttresses, curtain, walls, exteriors, rampart, windows, postern, doors, floors, rooms, outer wall, lime, kiln, approach, 2008, September, autumn, Fuji, Fujifilm, Finepix, S5Pro, 12-24mm lens, wide angle, telephoto, DSLR, digital, camera, photograph, colour, green, blue, sky, sunny, clouds, bright, good light
Auchindoun Castle vs2336jhp 
 Auchindoun Castle ruin hilltop scaffold repairs Dufftown Morayshire Scotland autumn walk fence fort with excellent views over Glen and the River Fiddich is located on a possible earlier Iron Age earthwork, built in the mid-1400's as an traditional L-shaped tower house was the centre of many clan feuds and much violence, burnt, restored and abandoned by 1725 now remains an eye catching Historic Scotland property on the Cabrach to Dufftown road, NJ 349 375. It is accessible by a public track after a steep climb from a signed layby and passes a farm house and outbuildings. This was the year after it was opened to the public after restoration and safety work has been carried and there was still some scaffolding standing on the south boundary wall. These photos were taken on the 20th September, 2008 on which a cloudy start turned into some glorious sunshine, blue skies and interesting clouds so made the walk up worthwhile. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Moray, Morayshire, Highlands, Dufftown, Auchindoun, Castle, fort, ruin, shell, hilltop, strategic, landscape, roadside, A941, Rhynie, Cabrach, Ben Rhines, silver birches, ash tree, Glen, River, Fiddich, strategic, earthworks, Iron Age, ditch, defensive, central, tower, tower-house, L-plan, mid 1400s, burnt, restored, abandoned, 1725, Gothic, Historic, property, restored, safe, public, access, history, scaffold, restoration, interiors, arch, ceiling, vaulted, barrel, ribbed, stonework, buttress, buttresses, curtain, walls, exteriors, rampart, windows, postern, doors, floors, rooms, outer wall, lime, kiln, approach, 2008, September, autumn, Fuji, Fujifilm, Finepix, S5Pro, 12-24mm lens, wide angle, telephoto, DSLR, digital, camera, photograph, colour, green, blue, sky, sunny, clouds, bright, good light
Auchindoun Castle vs2331jhp 
 Auchindoun Castle ruin prominent hilltop Dufftown Morayshire Scotland autumn walk fence fort with excellent views over Glen and the River Fiddich is located on a possible earlier Iron Age earthwork, built in the mid-1400’s as an traditional L-shaped tower house was the centre of many clan feuds and much violence, burnt, restored and abandoned by 1725 now remains an eye catching Historic Scotland property on the Cabrach to Dufftown road, NJ 349 375. It is accessible by a public track after a steep climb from a signed layby and passes a farm house and outbuildings. This was the year after it was opened to the public after restoration and safety work has been carried and there was still some scaffolding standing on the south boundary wall. These photos were taken on the 20th September, 2008 on which a cloudy start turned into some glorious sunshine, blue skies and interesting clouds so made the walk up worthwhile. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Moray, Morayshire, Highlands, Dufftown, Auchindoun, Castle, fort, ruin, shell, hilltop, strategic, landscape, roadside, A941, Rhynie, Cabrach, Ben Rhines, silver birches, ash tree, Glen, River, Fiddich, strategic, earthworks, Iron Age, ditch, defensive, central, tower, tower-house, L-plan, mid 1400s, burnt, restored, abandoned, 1725, Gothic, Historic, property, restored, safe, public, access, history, scaffold, restoration, interiors, arch, ceiling, vaulted, barrel, ribbed, stonework, buttress, buttresses, curtain, walls, exteriors, rampart, windows, postern, doors, floors, rooms, outer wall, lime, kiln, approach, 2008, September, autumn, Fuji, Fujifilm, Finepix, S5Pro, 12-24mm lens, wide angle, telephoto, DSLR, digital, camera, photograph, colour, green, blue, sky, sunny, clouds, bright, good light
Auchindoun Castle bnm9656jhp 
 Auchindoun Castle ruin prominent hilltop Dufftown Morayshire Scotland autumn fort with excellent views over Glen and the River Fiddich is located on an earlier Iron Age earthwork, built in the mid-1400’s as an traditional L-shaped tower house was the centre of many clan feuds and much violence, burnt, restored and abandoned by 1725 now remains an eye catching Historic Scotland property on the Cabrach to Dufftown road. It is accessible by a public track after a steep climb from a signed layby. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Moray, Morayshire, Highlands, Dufftown, Auchindoun, Castle, fort, ruin, shell, hilltop, strategic, landscape, roadside, A941, Rhynie, Cabrach, telephoto, spring, silver birches, Glen, River, Fiddich, earthworks, Iron Age, tower-house, L-plan, mid 1400s, burnt, restored, abandoned, 1725, Historic, history, 2017, autumn, Nikon, D700, DSLR, digital, camera, photograph, colour, green, blue, sky, sunny
Balvenie Castle bnm9698jhp 
 Balvenie Castle stone wall foreground fortress walls Dufftown Morayshire Historic Scotland property which requires payment on entry. Started in the Late 13th century during the reign of King James with later additions during the mid 1500’s, it held a commanding position at the meeting of several Glens and a strategic position that kept it in use until abandonment in 1720. A quadrangular curtain wall of great proportion still remains as does some of a deep vertically side surrounding ditch which were all part of its substantial defences. One of the several attractions of this Highland town founded in 1817, centre of the whisky distillery country with seven distilleries surrounding it of which Glenfiddich is the best known, which is busy with visitors from around the world following the Malt Whisky Trail. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Moray, District, Morayshire, Highlands, Dufftown, town, Balvenie, Castle, fort, fortress, battlements, ruin, River, Fiddich, Mortlach, Parish, Church, landscape, upright, outhouse, built, 1200s, King James, defeated, Black Douglas, 1455, Stewart’s, Earl Atholl, Mary Queen Scots, guest, 1562, abandoned, 1720, Historic, history, violent, warring, clan, feuds, granite, stones, rocky, grass, rugged, roofless, whisky trail, distilleries, 2017, autumn, Nikon, D700, DSLR, digital, camera, photograph, colour, green, blue, sky, sunny
Balvenie Castle bnm9697jhp 
 Balvenie Castle panorama ruin fortress walls autumn Dufftown Morayshire Historic Scotland property which requires payment on entry. Started in the Late 13th century during the reign of King James with later additions during the mid 1500’s, it held a commanding position at the meeting of several Glens and a strategic position that kept it in use until abandonment in 1720. A quadrangular curtain wall of great proportion still remains as does some of a deep vertically side surrounding ditch which were all part of its substantial defences. One of the several attractions of this Highland town founded in 1817, centre of the whisky distillery country with seven distilleries surrounding it of which Glenfiddich is the best known, which is busy with visitors from around the world following the Malt Whisky Trail. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Moray, District, Morayshire, Highlands, Dufftown, town, Balvenie, Castle, fort, fortress, battlements, ruin, River, Fiddich, Mortlach, Parish, Church, landscape, built, 1200s, King James, defeated, Black Douglas, 1455, Stewart’s, Earl Atholl, Mary Queen Scots, guest, 1562, abandoned, 1720, Historic, history, violent, warring, clan, feuds, granite, stones, rocky, grass, rugged, roofless, whisky trail, distilleries, 2017, autumn, Nikon, D700, DSLR, digital, camera, photograph, colour, green, blue, sky, sunny
Balvenie Castle bnm9696jhp 
 Balvenie Castle Scottish fort fortress outhouse ruined walls Dufftown Morayshire Historic Scotland property which requires payment on entry. Started in the Late 13th century during the reign of King James with later additions during the mid 1500’s, it held a commanding position at the meeting of several Glens and a strategic position that kept it in use until abandonment in 1720. A quadrangular curtain wall of great proportion still remains as does some of a deep vertically side surrounding ditch which were all part of its substantial defences. One of the several attractions of this Highland town founded in 1817, centre of the whisky distillery country with seven distilleries surrounding it of which Glenfiddich is the best known, which is busy with visitors from around the world following the Malt Whisky Trail. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Moray, District, Morayshire, Highlands, Dufftown, town, Balvenie, Castle, fort, fortress, battlements, ruin, River, Fiddich, Mortlach, Parish, Church, landscape, built, 1200s, King James, defeated, Black Douglas, 1455, Stewart’s, Earl Atholl, Mary Queen Scots, guest, 1562, abandoned, 1720, Historic, history, violent, warring, clan, feuds, granite, stones, rocky, grass, rugged, roofless, whisky trail, distilleries, 2017, autumn, Nikon, D700, DSLR, digital, camera, photograph, colour, green, blue, sky, sunny
Balvenie Castle bnm9695jhp 
 Balvenie Castle fortress walls gate entrance Dufftown Moray construction autumn Historic Scotland property which requires payment on entry. Started in the Late 13th century during the reign of King James with later additions during the mid 1500’s, it held a commanding position at the meeting of several Glens and a strategic position that kept it in use until abandonment in 1720. A quadrangular curtain wall of great proportion still remains as does some of a deep vertically side surrounding ditch which were all part of its substantial defences. One of the several attractions of this Highland town founded in 1817, centre of the whisky distillery country with seven distilleries surrounding it of which Glenfiddich is the best known, which is busy with visitors from around the world following the Malt Whisky Trail. 
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Balvenie Castle bnm9694jhp 
 Balvenie Castle entrance path door walls Dufftown Morayshire Scotland battlements property which requires payment on entry. Started in the Late 13th century during the reign of King James with later additions during the mid 1500’s, it held a commanding position at the meeting of several Glens and a strategic position that kept it in use until abandonment in 1720. A quadrangular curtain wall of great proportion still remains as does some of a deep vertically side surrounding ditch which were all part of its substantial defences. One of the several attractions of this Highland town founded in 1817, centre of the whisky distillery country with seven distilleries surrounding it of which Glenfiddich is the best known, which is busy with visitors from around the world following the Malt Whisky Trail. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Moray, District, Morayshire, Highlands, Dufftown, town, Balvenie, Castle, fort, fortress, battlements, ruin, River, Fiddich, Mortlach, Parish, Church, landscape, built, 1200s, King James, defeated, Black Douglas, 1455, Stewart’s, Earl Atholl, Mary Queen Scots, guest, 1562, abandoned, 1720, Historic, history, violent, warring, clan, feuds, granite, stones, rocky, grass, rugged, roofless, whisky trail, distilleries, 2017, autumn, Nikon, D700, DSLR, digital, camera, photograph, colour, green, blue, sky, sunny
Balvenie Castle bnm9693jhp 
 Balvenie Castle defensive ditch mound fortress walls Dufftown Morayshire Historic Scotland property which requires payment on entry. Started in the Late 13th century during the reign of King James with later additions during the mid 1500’s, it held a commanding position at the meeting of several Glens and a strategic position that kept it in use until abandonment in 1720. A quadrangular curtain wall of great proportion still remains as does some of a deep vertically side surrounding ditch which were all part of its substantial defences. One of the several attractions of this Highland town founded in 1817, centre of the whisky distillery country with seven distilleries surrounding it of which Glenfiddich is the best known, which is busy with visitors from around the world following the Malt Whisky Trail. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Moray, District, Morayshire, Highlands, Dufftown, town, Balvenie, Castle, fort, fortress, battlements, moat, ditch, defensive, ruin, River, Fiddich, Mortlach, Parish, Church, landscape, built, 1200s, King James, defeated, Black Douglas, 1455, Stewart’s, Earl Atholl, Mary Queen Scots, guest, 1562, abandoned, 1720, Historic, history, violent, warring, clan, feuds, granite, stones, rocky, grass, rugged, roofless, whisky trail, distilleries, 2017, autumn, Nikon, D700, DSLR, digital, camera, photograph, colour, green, blue, sky, sunny
Balvenie Castle bnm9692jhp 
 Balvenie Castle fort grass entrance walls Dufftown Morayshire Historic Scottish property which requires payment on entry. Started in the Late 13th century during the reign of King James with later additions during the mid 1500’s, it held a commanding position at the meeting of several Glens and a strategic position that kept it in use until abandonment in 1720. A quadrangular curtain wall of great proportion still remains as does some of a deep vertically side surrounding ditch which were all part of its substantial defences. One of the several attractions of this Highland town founded in 1817, centre of the whisky distillery country with seven distilleries surrounding it of which Glenfiddich is the best known, which is busy with visitors from around the world following the Malt Whisky Trail. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Moray, District, Morayshire, Highlands, Dufftown, town, Balvenie, Castle, fort, fortress, battlements, ruin, River, Fiddich, Mortlach, Parish, Church, landscape, upright, built, 1200s, King James, defeated, Black Douglas, 1455, Stewart’s, Earl Atholl, Mary Queen Scots, guest, 1562, abandoned, 1720, Historic, history, violent, warring, clan, feuds, granite, stones, rocky, grass, rugged, roofless, whisky trail, distilleries, 2017, autumn, Nikon, D700, DSLR, digital, camera, photograph, colour, green, blue, sky, sunny
Balvenie Castle bnm9691jhp 
 Balvenie Castle fort fortress walls Dufftown Morayshire Historic Scotland property which requires payment on entry. Started in the Late 13th century during the reign of King James with later additions during the mid 1500’s, it held a commanding position at the meeting of several Glens and a strategic position that kept it in use until abandonment in 1720. A quadrangular curtain wall of great proportion still remains as does some of a deep vertically side surrounding ditch which were all part of its substantial defences. One of the several attractions of this Highland town founded in 1817, centre of the whisky distillery country with seven distilleries surrounding it of which Glenfiddich is the best known, which is busy with visitors from around the world following the Malt Whisky Trail. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Moray, District, Morayshire, Highlands, Dufftown, town, Balvenie, Castle, fort, fortress, battlements, ruin, River, Fiddich, Mortlach, Parish, Church, landscape, built, 1200s, King James, defeated, Black Douglas, 1455, Stewart’s, Earl Atholl, Mary Queen Scots, guest, 1562, abandoned, 1720, Historic, history, violent, warring, clan, feuds, granite, stones, rocky, grass, rugged, roofless, whisky trail, distilleries, 2017, autumn, Nikon, D700, DSLR, digital, camera, photograph, colour, green, blue, sky, sunny