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Aurora over Scotland (83 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
Deeside Aurora au99611jhp 
 Aurora Borealis Scottish Cassiopeia rays moonlight spring March 1999 Deeside Aberdeenshire Scotland taken on the morning of the 1st March, 1996 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen looking to north. This photo was taken at 00.19.45hrsUT having shown an arc and then much ray activity from 22.50hrs UT on the 28th February finishing at around 01.25hrs on 1st March. The next activity visible and recorded was not until the 8-9th September. This photo was scanned from a 35mm colour slide film, Fuji RSP processed for a 1600asa rating using a Nikon FG20, 28mm f2.8 lens wide open with many exposures on Auto at around 2 seconds because of the moonlight, light levels. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Deeside, Aurora Borealis, Aurora, Borealis, display, winter, spring, Torphins, Arc, pulsing, patches, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, Cassiopeia, 1996, February, March, 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, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, 35mm, slide, scanned, Fuji, RSP, RSP-426, exposed, time, long, Nikon, FG20
Deeside Aurora au9589jhp 
 Aurora Borealis purple rays tree nitrogen autumn west 1995 Aberdeenshire Scotland taken on the morning of the 27th September, 1995 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen looking to west. This photo was taken at 21.40hrsUT with active rays visible after a rain shower and clearing clouds which continued with rays until around 22.45hrsUT when the display waned. This photo was scanned from a 35mm colour slide film, Fuji RSP processed for a 1600asa rating using a Nikon FM2, 28mm f2.8 lens wide open at around 20 seconds. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Deeside, Aurora Borealis, Aurora, Borealis, display, autumn, Torphins, Arc, pulsing, patches, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, Plough, 1995, September, 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, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, 35mm, slide, scanned, Fuji, RSP, RSP-412, exposed, time, long
Deeside Aurora au9588jhp 
 Aurora Borealis purple rays tree nitrogen September 1995 Aberdeenshire Scotland taken on the morning of the 27th September, 1995 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen looking to west. This photo was taken at 21.30hrsUT with active rays visible after a rain shower and clearing clouds which continued with rays until around 22.45hrsUT when the display waned. This photo was scanned from a 35mm colour slide film, Fuji RSP processed for a 1600asa rating using a Nikon FM2, 28mm f2.8 lens wide open at around 20 seconds. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Deeside, Aurora Borealis, Aurora, Borealis, display, autumn, Torphins, Arc, pulsing, patches, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, Plough, Ursa Major, 1995, September, 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, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, 35mm, slide, scanned, Fuji, RSP, RSP-412, exposed, time, long
Deeside Aurora au95813jhp 
 Aurora display arc green windy Plough 1995 Deeside September Aberdeenshire Scotland taken on the morning of the 27th September, 1995 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen looking to North. This photo was taken at 22.20hrsUT with a generalised green arc which was waxing and waning after the active phase was over until around 22.45hrsUT when the display waned. This photo was scanned from a 35mm colour slide film, Fuji RSP processed for a 1600asa rating using a Nikon FM2, 28mm f2.8 lens wide open at around 20 seconds. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Deeside, Aurora Borealis, Aurora, Borealis, display, autumn, Torphins, Arc, pulsing, patches, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, Plough, Ursa, Major, Big Dipper, 1995, September, 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, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, 35mm, slide, scanned, Fuji, RSP, RSP-412, exposed, time, long
Deeside Aurora au95810jhp 
 Northern Lights purple rays nitrogen autumn west 1995 Deeside Aberdeenshire Scotland taken on the morning of the 27th September, 1995 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen looking to west. This photo was taken at 21.43hrsUT with active rays visible after a rain shower and clearing clouds which continued with rays until around 22.45hrsUT when the display waned. This photo was scanned from a 35mm colour slide film, Fuji RSP processed for a 1600asa rating using a Nikon FM2, 28mm f2.8 lens wide open at around 20 seconds. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Deeside, Aurora Borealis, Aurora, Borealis, display, autumn, Torphins, Arc, pulsing, patches, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, Plough, Big Dipper, 1995, September, 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, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, 35mm, slide, scanned, Fuji, RSP, RSP-412, exposed, time, long
Deeside Aurora au9348ajhp 
 Aurora Borealis Scotland ray Plough clouds 1993 autumn display Deeside Aberdeenshire taken on the evening of 20th September, 1993 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen looking mainly north from the cottage to left of a gean tree which is aligned to magnetic North. The very faint display started just after 21.40hrs BST with a few occasional beams but extensive cloud interference until 23.35. This photo was taken at 21.52hrs with suggestion of strong ray on the left amonsgt the clouds on the low horizon but nice position of the Plough like a question mark on its side and clearly fulfilling the Big Dipper description more common in the USA and a useful autumn marker for UK Aurora displays. The photo was scanned from a 35mm colour slide film, Fuji RSP 11 rated at 1600asa rating using a Nikon FM2, 24mm f2.8 lens wide open at around 20 seconds. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Deeside, Aurora Borealis, Aurora, Borealis, display, winter, Torphins, The Plough, Big Dipper, Ursa, Major, Rays, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, 1993, September, landscape, photos, photographs, experiment, green, filter, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, nitrogen, purple, gas, Van Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, yellow, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, slide, scanned, Fuji, RSP11, 1600asa, exposed, time, long, gean, trees, North, Pole, Star
Deeside Aurora au9347ajhp 
 Aurora Borealis Scotland arc active rays clouds display Deeside Aberdeenshire taken on the evening of 20th September, 1993 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen looking mainly north from the cottage to left of a gean tree which is aligned to magnetic North. The very faint display started just after 21.40hrs BST with a few occasional beams but extensive cloud interference until 23.35. This photo was taken at 21.50hrs with stronger rays on the low horizon but nice position of the Plough above like a question mark on its side and clearly fulfilling the Big Dipper description more common in the USA and a useful autumn marker for UK Aurora displays. The photo was scanned from a 35mm colour slide film, Fuji RSP 11 rated at 1600asa rating using a Nikon FM2, 24mm f2.8 lens wide open at around 20 seconds. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Deeside, Aurora Borealis, Aurora, Borealis, display, winter, Torphins, The Plough, Big Dipper, Ursa, Major, Rays, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, 1993, September, landscape, photos, photographs, experiment, green, filter, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, nitrogen, purple, gas, Van Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, yellow, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, slide, scanned, Fuji, RSP11, 1600asa, exposed, time, long, gean, trees, North, Pole, Star
Deeside Aurora au9343ajhp 
 Aurora Borealis Scottish Ursa Major Plough clouds display Deeside Aberdeenshire taken on the evening of 20th September, 1993 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen looking mainly north from the cottage to left of a gean tree which is aligned to magnetic North. The very faint display started just after 21.40hrs BST with a few occasional beams but extensive cloud interference until 23.35. This photo was taken at 21.40hrs with suggestion of rays on the low horizon but nice position of the Plough like a question mark on its side and clearly fulfilling the Big Dipper description more common in the USA and a useful autumn marker for UK Aurora displays. The photo was scanned from a 35mm colour slide film, Fuji RSP 11 rated at 1600asa rating using a Nikon FM2, 24mm f2.8 lens wide open at around 20 seconds. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Deeside, Aurora Borealis, Aurora, Borealis, display, winter, Torphins, The Plough, Big Dipper, Ursa, Major, Rays, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, 1993, September, landscape, photos, photographs, experiment, green, filter, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, nitrogen, purple, gas, Van Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, yellow, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, slide, scanned, Fuji, RSP11, 1600asa, exposed, time, long, gean, trees, North, Pole, Star
Deeside Aurora au93415ajhp 
 Aurora Borealis activity Scotland Ursa Major clouds cover 1993 autumn display Deeside Aberdeenshire taken on the evening of 20th September, 1993 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen looking mainly north from the cottage to left of a gean tree which is aligned to magnetic North. The very faint display started just after 21.40hrs BST with a few occasional beams but extensive cloud interference until 23.35. This photo was taken at 23.35hrs with suggestion of strong ray on the left amonsgt the clouds on the low horizon but nice position of the Plough like a question mark on its side and clearly fulfilling the Big Dipper description more common in the USA and a useful autumn marker for UK Aurora displays. The photo was scanned from a 35mm colour slide film, Fuji RSP 11 rated at 1600asa rating using a Nikon FM2, 24mm f2.8 lens wide open at around 20 seconds. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Deeside, Aurora Borealis, Aurora, Borealis, display, winter, Torphins, The Plough, Big Dipper, Ursa, Major, Rays, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, 1993, September, landscape, photos, photographs, experiment, green, filter, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, nitrogen, purple, gas, Van Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, yellow, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, slide, scanned, Fuji, RSP11, 1600asa, exposed, time, long, gean, trees, North, Pole, Star
Aurora Deeside au911019jhp 
 Northern Lights Aberdeenshire autumn display strong arc red yellow streaming bright Deeside Aberdeenshire taken on the early morning just after 00.05 BST on 11th Sept 1991 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen looking to the north. An extremely bright and active display and this photo was one of several using a standard 50mm at f1.8 with much shorter exposures around 10 secs. This photo was scanned from a 35mm colour slide film, Fuji RSP11 processed for a 1600asa rating using a Nikon FM2 and usually 28mm f2.8 lens wide open at around 20 seconds. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Deeside, Aurora Borealis, Aurora, Borealis, display, autumn, Torphins, Arc, folded, curtains, red, yellow, Rays, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, 1991, September, 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, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, 35mm, slide, scanned, Fuji, RSP11, exposed, time, long
Aurora Deeside au911018jhp 
 Aurora Borealis 1991 Scottish September display folding arc red yellow bright Deeside Aberdeenshire taken on the early morning just after 00.05 BST on 11th Sept 1991 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen looking to the north. An extremely bright and active display and this photo was one of several using a standard 50mm at f1.8 with much shorter exposures around 10 secs. This photo was scanned from a 35mm colour slide film, Fuji RSP11 processed for a 1600asa rating using a Nikon FM2 and usually 28mm f2.8 lens wide open at around 20 seconds. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Deeside, Aurora Borealis, Aurora, Borealis, display, autumn, Torphins, Arc, folded, curtains, red, yellow, Rays, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, 1991, September, 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, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, 35mm, slide, scanned, Fuji, RSP11, exposed, time, long
Aurora Deeside au911017jhp 
 Aurora Borealis 1991 Scotland autumn display strong arc red yellow bright Deeside Aberdeenshire taken on the early morning just after 00.05 BST on 11th Sept 1991 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen looking to the north. An extremely bright and active display and this photo was one of several using a standard 50mm at f1.8 with much shorter exposures around 10 secs. This photo was scanned from a 35mm colour slide film, Fuji RSP11 processed for a 1600asa rating using a Nikon FM2 and usually 28mm f2.8 lens wide open at around 20 seconds. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Deeside, Aurora Borealis, Aurora, Borealis, display, autumn, Torphins, Arc, folded, curtains, red, yellow, Rays, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, 1991, September, 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, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, 35mm, slide, scanned, Fuji, RSP11, exposed, time, long
Aurora The Neuk au720434ajhp 
 Scottish Aurora Borealis display weak Arc Ray Plough Banchory autumn 1990 taken on the Harestone Road. Taken on the 21st September at 02.41 hrs BST is one of the many displays in early 1990, a decade which proved to be an extremely productive one for Aurora displays and photography. A fairly typical arc and active rays display showing the red of high level oxygen I have already added other photos taken using Fuji RSP11 35mm slide film rated at 1600asa and developed in this case at my local Lab in Aberdeen for 1600asa-pushed 2 stops. They were exposed around 20secs which from experience I had settled on as about the best combination of film, exposure time and with a 28mm or 24mm f2.8 wide angle lens so these are much brighter and more colour saturated although slightly more visual than would be seen with the human eye. What cannot be recorded is the amount of movement of the rays especially when tracking right to left seen in several of these photos. This display was followed by a similar brighter display on the 14th of the month and in both displays the Plough Constellation was very prominent. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Banchory, Crathes, Harestone, road, Neuk, farm, entrance, layby, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, Northern, Lights, Merry Dancers, landscape, moving, movement, active, activity, bright, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, Plough, Ursa major, Big Dipper, oxygen, nitrogen, moonlight, gas, Van, Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, moon, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, forest, 1990, September, 21st, slide, film, Fuji, RSP, 1600asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, captured
Aurora The Neuk au720433ajhp 
 Scotland Aurora Borealis weak Arc Ray red Plough Deeside autumn 1990 taken on the Harestone Road. Taken on the 21st September at 02.40 hrs BST is one of the many displays in early 1990, a decade which proved to be an extremely productive one for Aurora displays and photography. A fairly typical arc and active rays display showing the red of high level oxygen I have already added other photos taken using Fuji RSP11 35mm slide film rated at 1600asa and developed in this case at my local Lab in Aberdeen for 1600asa-pushed 2 stops. They were exposed around 20secs which from experience I had settled on as about the best combination of film, exposure time and with a 28mm or 24mm f2.8 wide angle lens so these are much brighter and more colour saturated although slightly more visual than would be seen with the human eye. What cannot be recorded is the amount of movement of the rays especially when tracking right to left seen in several of these photos. This display was followed by a similar brighter display on the 14th of the month and in both displays the Plough Constellation was very prominent. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Banchory, Crathes, Harestone, road, Neuk, farm, entrance, layby, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, Northern, Lights, Merry Dancers, landscape, upright, moving, movement, active, activity, bright, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, Plough, Ursa major, Big Dipper, oxygen, nitrogen, moonlight, gas, Van, Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, moon, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, forest, 1990, September, 21st, slide, film, Fuji, RSP, 1600asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, captured
Aurora The Neuk au720334ajhp 
 Scottish Northern Lights dying display red faint rays Plough Banchory 1990 taken on the Harestone Road from the small pull off at The Neuk Farm which the local farmer used as an area to dump his old hayrake and a few bales of straw. Taken on the 14th September at 01.25 hrs BST is one of the many displays in early 1990, a decade which proved to be an extremely productive one for Aurora displays and photography. A fairly typical arc and active rays display showing the red of high level oxygen I have already added other photos taken using Fuji RSP11 35mm slide film rated at 1600asa and developed in this case at my local Lab in Aberdeen for 1600asa-pushed 2 stops. They were exposed around 20secs which from experience I had settled on as about the best combination of film, exposure time and with a 28mm or 24mm f2.8 wide angle lens so these are much brighter and more colour saturated although slightly more visual than would be seen with the human eye. What cannot be recorded is the amount of movement of the rays especially when tracking right to left seen in several of these photos. This display was followed by a similar display on the 21st of the month. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Banchory, Crathes, Harestone, road, Neuk, farm, entrance, layby, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, Northern, Lights, Merry Dancers, landscape, upright, moving, movement, active, activity, bright, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, Plough, Ursa major, Big Dipper, oxygen, nitrogen, moonlight, gas, Van, Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, moon, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, forest, 1990, September, 14th, slide, film, Fuji, RSP, 1600asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, captured
Aurora The Neuk au720317ajhp 
 Scotland Northern Lights Active Arc red oxygen rays Plough constellation 1990 taken on the Harestone Road from the small pull off at The Neuk Farm which the local farmer used as an area to dump his old hayrake and a few bales of straw. Taken on the 14th September at 01.07 hrs BST is one of the many displays in early 1990, a decade which proved to be an extremely productive one for Aurora displays and photography. A fairly typical arc and active rays display showing the red of high level oxygen I have already added other photos taken using Fuji RSP11 35mm slide film rated at 1600asa and developed in this case at my local Lab in Aberdeen for 1600asa-pushed 2 stops. They were exposed around 20secs which from experience I had settled on as about the best combination of film, exposure time and with a 28mm or 24mm f2.8 wide angle lens so these are much brighter and more colour saturated although slightly more visual than would be seen with the human eye. What cannot be recorded is the amount of movement of the rays especially when tracking right to left seen in several of these photos. This display was followed by a similar display on the 21st of the month. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Banchory, Crathes, Harestone, road, Neuk, farm, entrance, layby, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, Northern, Lights, Merry Dancers, landscape, upright, moving, movement, active, activity, bright, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, Plough, Ursa major, Big Dipper, oxygen, nitrogen, moonlight, gas, Van, Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, moon, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, forest, 1990, September, 14th, slide, film, Fuji, RSP, 1600asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, captured
Aurora The Neuk au720316ajhp 
 British Aurora Borealis Active Arc red oxygen rays Plough Crathes September 1990 taken on the Harestone Road from the small pull off at The Neuk Farm which the local farmer used as an area to dump his old hayrake and a few bales of straw. Taken on the 14th September at 01.06 hrs BST is one of the many displays in early 1990, a decade which proved to be an extremely productive one for Aurora displays and photography. A fairly typical arc and active rays display showing the red of high level oxygen I have already added other photos taken using Fuji RSP11 35mm slide film rated at 1600asa and developed in this case at my local Lab in Aberdeen for 1600asa-pushed 2 stops. They were exposed around 20secs which from experience I had settled on as about the best combination of film, exposure time and with a 28mm or 24mm f2.8 wide angle lens so these are much brighter and more colour saturated although slightly more visual than would be seen with the human eye. What cannot be recorded is the amount of movement of the rays especially when tracking right to left seen in several of these photos. This display was followed by a similar display on the 21st of the month. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Banchory, Crathes, Harestone, road, Neuk, farm, entrance, layby, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, Northern, Lights, Merry Dancers, landscape, moving, movement, active, activity, bright, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, Plough, Ursa major, Big Dipper, oxygen, nitrogen, moonlight, gas, Van, Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, moon, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, forest, 1990, September, 14th, slide, film, Fuji, RSP, 1600asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, captured
Aurora The Neuk au720315ajhp 
 Scottish Aurora Borealis Neuk Active Arc rays Plough Bid Dipper Deeside autumn 1990 taken on the Harestone Road from the small pull off at The Neuk Farm which the local farmer used as an area to dump his old hayrake and a few bales of straw. Taken on the 14th September at 01.05 hrs BST is one of the many displays in early 1990, a decade which proved to be an extremely productive one for Aurora displays and photography. A fairly typical arc and active rays display showing the red of high level oxygen I have already added other photos taken using Fuji RSP11 35mm slide film rated at 1600asa and developed in this case at my local Lab in Aberdeen for 1600asa-pushed 2 stops. They were exposed around 20secs which from experience I had settled on as about the best combination of film, exposure time and with a 28mm or 24mm f2.8 wide angle lens so these are much brighter and more colour saturated although slightly more visual than would be seen with the human eye. What cannot be recorded is the amount of movement of the rays especially when tracking right to left seen in several of these photos. This display was followed by a similar display on the 21st of the month. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Banchory, Crathes, Harestone, road, Neuk, farm, entrance, layby, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, Northern, Lights, Merry Dancers, landscape, moving, movement, active, activity, bright, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, Plough, Ursa major, Big Dipper, oxygen, nitrogen, moonlight, gas, Van, Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, moon, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, forest, 1990, September, 14th, slide, film, Fuji, RSP, 1600asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, captured
Aurora The Neuk au720314ajhp 
 Scotland Aurora Borealis Neuk Arc Plough Stars Ursa Major Deeside autumn 1990 taken on the Harestone Road from the small pull off at The Neuk Farm which the local farmer used as an area to dump his old hayrake and a few bales of straw. Taken on the 14th September at 01.00 hrs BST is one of the many displays in early 1990, a decade which proved to be an extremely productive one for Aurora displays and photography. A fairly typical arc and active rays display showing the red of high level oxygen I have already added other photos taken using Fuji RSP11 35mm slide film rated at 1600asa and developed in this case at my local Lab in Aberdeen for 1600asa-pushed 2 stops. They were exposed around 20secs which from experience I had settled on as about the best combination of film, exposure time and with a 28mm or 24mm f2.8 wide angle lens so these are much brighter and more colour saturated although slightly more visual than would be seen with the human eye. What cannot be recorded is the amount of movement of the rays especially when tracking right to left seen in several of these photos. This display was followed by a similar display on the 21st of the month. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Banchory, Crathes, Harestone, road, Neuk, farm, entrance, layby, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, Northern, Lights, Merry Dancers, landscape, moving, movement, active, activity, bright, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, Plough, Ursa major, Big Dipper, oxygen, nitrogen, moonlight, gas, Van, Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, moon, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, forest, 1990, September, 14th, slide, film, Fuji, RSP, 1600asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, captured
Aurora The Neuk au7133ajhp 
 Scottish Aurora Lights Deeside Aberdeenshire thin rays winter January 1990 on 23rd and first of the new decade taken on the Harestone Road to the west of Banchory at a small inset into a field by The Neuk farm. I cleared it with the farmer that I could park there and it gave me a clear view to the Hill of Fare to the North of Banchory. This photo is one of the first of 1990 which proved to be an extremely productive decade for Aurora displays and photography. I took this photo of the Aurora display using the Fuji RSP 11 35mm slide film rated by Fuji at 1600asa and exposed around the 20 seconds I later settled on. As there was moonlight then there is some additional overexposure element along with less saturation in the colours.

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.

The large dark feature to the bottom right is a hay bale. This second selection of three photos were taken after 23.00 as in this case with this arc starting a second period of activity which finished around 23.30UT and this was gthe last photo i took that evening. This location and the nearby layby at The Ley farm entrance with it’s beautiful tree, became my usual choices for most of the Aurora displays I photographed when living in Banchory throughout the early 90’s, easily accessible from Banchory and with a clear light pollution free view to the North which meant that any clear night were spent watching the Northern skies for the tell-tale signs of a possible display, usually proceeded by an area of obvious brightness on the evening before the main display. It also gave easy access to Crathes Castle which featured a couple of times as different foreground to Aurora displays. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Banchory, Crathes, Harestone, road, Neuk, farm, 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, 1990, January, 23rd, slide, film, Fuji, RSP11, 1600asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, captured
Aurora The Neuk au7132ajhp 
 Scotland Aurora Crathes Aberdeenshire thin rays winter January 23rd 1990 taken on the Harestone Road to the west of Banchory at a small inset into a field by The Neuk farm. I cleared it with the farmer that I could park there and it gave me a clear view to the Hill of Fare to the North of Banchory. This photo is one of the first of 1990 which proved to be an extremely productive decade for Aurora displays and photography. I took this photo of the Aurora display using the Fuji RSP 11 35mm slide film rated by Fuji at 1600asa and exposed around the 20 seconds I later settled on. As there was moonlight then there is some additional overexposure element along with less saturation in the colours.

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.

The large dark feature to the bottom right is a hay bale. This second selection of three photos were taken after 23.00 as in this case with this arc starting a second period of activity which finished around 23.30UT. This location and the nearby layby at The Ley farm entrance with it’s beautiful tree, became my usual choices for most of the Aurora displays I photographed when living in Banchory throughout the early 90’s, easily accessible from Banchory and with a clear light pollution free view to the North which meant that any clear night were spent watching the Northern skies for the tell-tale signs of a possible display, usually proceeded by an area of obvious brightness on the evening before the main display. It also gave easy access to Crathes Castle which featured a couple of times as different foreground to Aurora displays. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Banchory, Crathes, Harestone, road, Neuk, farm, 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, 1990, January, 23rd, slide, film, Fuji, RSP11, 1600asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, captured
Aurora The Neuk au7129ajhp 
 Scotland Northern Lights display Neuk Crathes Deeside rays winter January 23rd 1990 taken on the Harestone Road to the west of Banchory at a small inset into a field by The Neuk farm. I cleared it with the farmer that I could park there and it gave me a clear view to the Hill of Fare to the North of Banchory. This photo is one of the first of 1990 which proved to be an extremely productive decade for Aurora displays and photography. I took this photo of the Aurora display using the Fuji RSP 11 35mm slide film rated by Fuji at 1600asa and exposed around the 20 seconds I later settled on. As there was moonlight then there is some additional overexposure element along with less saturation in the colours.

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.

The large dark feature to the bottom right is a hay bale. This second selection of three photos were taken after 23.00 as in this case with this arc starting a second period of activity which finished around 23.30UT. This location and the nearby layby at The Ley farm entrance with it’s beautiful tree, became my usual choices for most of the Aurora displays I photographed when living in Banchory throughout the early 90’s, easily accessible from Banchory and with a clear light pollution free view to the North which meant that any clear night were spent watching the Northern skies for the tell-tale signs of a possible display, usually proceeded by an area of obvious brightness on the evening before the main display. It also gave easy access to Crathes Castle which featured a couple of times as different foreground to Aurora displays. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Banchory, Crathes, Harestone, road, Neuk, farm, 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, 1990, January, 23rd, slide, film, Fuji, RSP11, 1600asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, captured
Aurora The Neuk au7124ajhp 
 Scotland Northern Lights display Neuk Crathes Deeside rays winter January 23rd 1990 taken on the Harestone Road to the west of Banchory at a small inset into a field by The Neuk farm. I cleared it with the farmer that I could park there and it gave me a clear view to the Hill of Fare to the North of Banchory. This photo is one of the first of 1990 which proved to be an extremely productive decade for Aurora displays and photography. I took this photo of the Aurora display using the Fuji RSP 11 35mm slide film rated by Fuji at 1600asa and exposed around the 20 seconds I later settled on. As there was moonlight then there is some additional overexposure element along with less saturation in the colours.

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.

The large dark feature to the bottom right is a hay bale. The first selection of photos was taken after 22.30 as in this case, the later ones after a second period of activity nearer 23.30UT. This location and the nearby layby at The Ley farm entrance with it’s beautiful tree, became my usual choices for most of the Aurora displays I photographed when living in Banchory throughout the early 90’s, easily accessible from Banchory and with a clear light pollution free view to the North which meant that any clear night were spent watching the Northern skies for the tell-tale signs of a possible display, usually proceeded by an area of obvious brightness on the evening before the main display. It also gave easy access to Crathes Castle which featured a couple of times as different foreground to Aurora displays. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Banchory, Crathes, Harestone, road, Neuk, farm, 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, 1990, January, 23rd, slide, film, Fuji, RSP11, 1600asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, captured
Aurora The Neuk au7117ajhp 
 Scottish January 1990 Aurora Borealis display Neuk Crathes Banchory ray winter 23rd taken on the Harestone Road to the west of Banchory at a small inset into a field by The Neuk farm. I cleared it with the farmer that I could park there and it gave me a clear view to the Hill of Fare to the North of Banchory. This photo is one of the first of 1990 which proved to be an extremely productive decade for Aurora displays and photography. I took this photo of the Aurora display using the Fuji RSP 11 35mm slide film rated by Fuji at 1600asa and exposed around the 20 seconds I later settled on. As there was moonlight then there is some additional overexposure element along with less saturation in the colours.

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.

The large dark feature to the bottom right is a hay bale. The first selection of photos was taken after 22.30 as in this case, the later ones after a second period of activity nearer 23.30UT. This location and the nearby layby at The Ley farm entrance with it’s beautiful tree, became my usual choices for most of the Aurora displays I photographed when living in Banchory throughout the early 90’s, easily accessible from Banchory and with a clear light pollution free view to the North which meant that any clear night were spent watching the Northern skies for the tell-tale signs of a possible display, usually proceeded by an area of obvious brightness on the evening before the main display. It also gave easy access to Crathes Castle which featured a couple of times as different foreground to Aurora displays. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Banchory, Crathes, Harestone, road, Neuk, farm, 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, 1990, January, 23rd, slide, film, Fuji, RSP11, 1600asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, captured
Aurora The Neuk au718ajhp 
 Scotland Aurora Borealis display Neuk Crathes strong red rays Plough winter December 27th 1989 taken on the Harestone Road to the west of Banchory at a small inset into a field by The Neuk farm. I cleared it with the farmer that I could park there and it gave me a clear view to the Hill of Fare to the North of Banchory. This photo is one of the early ones, I think the fifth display, I took of an Aurora display using the Fuji RSP 11 35mm slide film rated by Fuji at 1600asa and exposed around the 20 seconds I later settled on. 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 feature to the bottom right is a hay bale. I have no record of the time of this display but probably before mid-night and I only took 8 frames. This location and the nearby layby at The Ley farm entrance with it’s beautiful tree, became my usual choices for most of the Aurora displays I photographed when living in Banchory throughout the early 90’s, easily accessible from Banchory and with a clear light pollution free view to the North. It also gave easy access to Crathes Castle which featured a couple of times as different foreground to Aurora displays. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Banchory, Crathes, Harestone, road, Neuk, farm, 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, 27th, slide, film, Fuji, RSP11, 1600asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, captured
Aurora The Neuk au712ajhp 
 Scottish Aurora Borealis Neuk Deeside Ursa Major stars Banchory rays red winter December 27th 1989 taken on the Harestone Road to the west of Banchory at a small inset into a field by The Neuk farm. I cleared it with the farmer that I could park there and it gave me a clear view to the Hill of Fare to the North of Banchory. This photo is one of the early ones, I think the fifth display, I took of an Aurora display using the Fuji RSP 11 35mm slide film rated by Fuji at 1600asa and exposed around the 20 seconds I later settled on. 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 feature to the bottom right is a hay bale. I have no record of the time of this display but probably before mid-night and I only took 8 frames. This location and the nearby layby at The Ley farm entrance with it’s beautiful tree, became my usual choices for most of the Aurora displays I photographed when living in Banchory throughout the early 90’s, easily accessible from Banchory and with a clear light pollution free view to the North. It also gave easy access to Crathes Castle which featured a couple of times as different foreground to Aurora displays. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Banchory, Crathes, Harestone, road, Neuk, farm, 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, 27th, slide, film, Fuji, RSP11, 1600asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, captured
Aurora The Neuk au711ajhp 
 Scottish Aurora Borealis beginning arc rays Plough Ursa Major stars rays red winter December 27th 1989 taken on the Harestone Road to the west of Banchory at a small inset into a field by The Neuk farm. I cleared it with the farmer that I could park there and it gave me a clear view to the Hill of Fare to the North of Banchory. This photo is one of the early ones, I think the fifth display, I took of an Aurora display using the Fuji RSP 11 35mm slide film rated by Fuji at 1600asa and exposed around the 20 seconds I later settled on. 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 feature to the bottom right is a hay bale. I have no record of the time of this display but probably before mid-night and I only took 8 frames. This location and the nearby layby at The Ley farm entrance with it’s beautiful tree, became my usual choices for most of the Aurora displays I photographed when living in Banchory throughout the early 90’s, easily accessible from Banchory and with a clear light pollution free view to the North. It also gave easy access to Crathes Castle which featured a couple of times as different foreground to Aurora displays. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Banchory, Crathes, Harestone, road, Neuk, farm, 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, 27th, slide, film, Fuji, RSP11, 1600asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, captured
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
Aurora Arc Plough AB972518JHP 
 Aurora Borealis Active Arc North Sky Royal Deeside Library Photos Night Display increases in activity after the waxing and waning arc has gone active in this example at 00.08hrs UT on 4th September 1997 towards the north from near Torphins west of Aberdeen lying nicely under The Plough 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Deeside, Aurora Borealis, Arc, Rays, Ursa Major, The Plough, Big Dipper, constellation, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, landscape, photos, photograph, slide, scanned, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, sun, stars, oxygen, gas, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, radiation, green, yellow, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, celestial, nature, dark, nights, night-time
Aurora Active Arc AB972536JHP 
 Aurora Borealis Early Autumn Arc Rays Photograph Scottish Night Display in its early stage as the waxing and waning arc starts to become active with faint rays appearing in this example at 00.10 hrs UT on 4th September 1997 towards the north from near Torphins west of Aberdeen lying nicely under The Plough 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Deeside, Aurora Borealis, Arc, Rays, Ursa Major, The Plough, Big Dipper, constellation, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, upright, photos, photograph, slide, scanned, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, sun, stars, oxygen, gas, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, radiation, purple, green, yellow, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, celestial, nature, dark, nights, night-time
Aurora Active Arc AB972534JHP 
 Aurora Borealis Plough Usra Major Big Dipper Autumn Royal Deeside Scotland active display at an early stage as the waxing and waning arc starts to become active with faint rays appearing in this example at 00.010 hrs UT on 4th September 1997 towards the north from near Torphins west of Aberdeen lying nicely under The Plough 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Deeside, Aurora Borealis, Arc, Rays, Ursa Major, The Plough, Big Dipper, constellation, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, landscape, photos, photograph, slide, scanned, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, sun, stars, oxygen, gas, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, radiation, purple, green, yellow, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, celestial, nature, dark, nights, night-time
Aurora Active Arc AB972533JHP 
 Aurora Arc Rays Northern Lights Stock Photo Library Image Scottish Action display at an early stage as the waxing and waning arc starts to become active with faint rays appearing in this example at 00.09 hrs UT on 4th September 1997 towards the north from near Torphins west of Aberdeen lying nicely under The Plough 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Deeside, Aurora Borealis, Arc, Rays, Ursa Major, The Plough, Big Dipper, constellation, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, landscape, photos, photograph, slide, scanned, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, sun, stars, oxygen, gas, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, radiation, purple, green, yellow, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, celestial, nature, dark, nights, night-time
Aurora Active Arc AB972532JHP 
 Aurora Borealis Plough Dipper Ursa Major Stars Aberdeenshire Autumn Night active display at an early stage as the waxing and waning arc starts to become active with faint rays appearing in this example at 00.09 hrs UT on 4th September 1997 towards the north from near Torphins west of Aberdeen lying nicely under The Plough 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Deeside, Aurora Borealis, Arc, Rays, Ursa Major, The Plough, Big Dipper, constellation, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, landscape, photos, photograph, slide, scanned, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, sun, stars, oxygen, gas, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, radiation, purple, green, yellow, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, celestial, nature, dark, nights, night-time
Aurora Active Arc AB972531JHP 
 Aurora Borealis Plough Arc Rays Northern Lights Sky Royal Deeside Photo display builds after its early start as the waxing and waning arc starts to become active with faint rays appearing in this example at 00.08hrs UT on 4th September 1997 towards the north from near Torphins west of Aberdeen lying nicely under The Plough 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Deeside, Aurora Borealis, Arc, Rays, Ursa Major, The Plough, Big Dipper, constellation, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, landscape, photos, photograph, slide, scanned, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, sun, stars, oxygen, gas, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, radiation, purple, red, green, yellow, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, celestial, nature, dark, nights, night-time

Egypt > Aswan in general (1 file)

Images in this gallery relate to Aswan in southern Egypt covering the city, the River Nile and related sites except for more important places such as Philae, The Nubian Museum and Seheil Island Rock carvings.
Aswan Nile Cruise EG949334jhp 
 Aswan Egypt cruiseboat deck swimming pool RA11 Eastmar Promenade Nile in southern Egypt with an array of restaurants, berths for cruiseboats and ferry landing points for trips on the river to hotels, Elephantine Island and Museum, Kitchener Botanical Gardens and trips in feluccas to the Nubian Villages or Cataracts and the western bank with Aga Khan Mausoleum or camel rides into the desert to visit St Simeon monastery.

This view is taken from the main top deck of the Eastmar RA11 which was the Egyptian end of the Kuoni package tours which at that time had a berth near the city centre. It was my first trip to Egypt in September 1994 and we had left Edfu after spending nearly a whole morning berthed after the temple trip because of gale force winds and rain storms and the journey south to Kom Ombo was decidedly uncomfortable at times. Arriving in Aswan to blue skies and glorious sunshine was a huge relief and sitting by the pool swept all those grey feelings away. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, River Nile, waterfront, riverside, promenade, esplanade, berths, restaurants, ferry, felucca, sailing, boats, cruiseboats, motorboats, street, gardens, park, landscape, cruiseboat, RA11, swimming, pool, deckchairs, beds, towels, tourists, package, tour, Eastmar, boat, 1994, 35mm, slide, film, Fuji, RDP, Nikon, FM2, manual, scan, scanned

Egypt > Luxor City & Misc West Bank (2 files)

Images in this gallery cover modern Luxor, general agriculture and photos not specific to other groups such as the recent excavations of the Sphinx Avenue, the alabaster factory and workers and the residential houses bordering the various roads to the main sites. It also includes the balloon flights and views from the balloon.
Luxor View EG94538jhp 
 Egypt Luxor Hotel River Nile View balloons dawn West Bank Hatshepsut looking over the quiet River Nile on a sunny September dawn from one of the riverside balconies of this long standing central Luxor Hotel on the city waterfront. This was my first visit to Luxor and I was lucky to get changed to a room in the north wing which was considerably quieter than one in the centre of the hotel above the swimming pool, various restaurants and a dance floor. It also offered great views to the West Bank and in this case two hot air balloons starting their trips over the West Bank. In 1994 the Hotel was the Etap but is now the Mercure and has a great location on the promenade with easy access by foot to the Luxor Museum, to public ferry points for crossing the Nile and to nearby shops or just enjoyed a leisurely walk along the tree lined waterfront by the berthed cruiseboats and feluccas. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Thebes, Luxor, Waset, Ipetisut, East, Bank, River, Nile, Mercure, Etap, Hotel, riverside, riverbank, West, bank, Hatshepsut, temple, balloons, landscape, palm, trees, water, shimmering, September, morning, dawn, sunshine, blue, sky, hazy, Theban, hills, waterfront, promenade, esplanade, modern, architecture, style, stylish, balconies, balcony, tree-lined, papyrus, cruiseboats, berthed, 1994, slide, film, 645, medium, format, transparency, Bronica, ETRSi, scanned, scan
Luxor View EG945113jhp 
 Egypt Luxor Mercure Etap Hotel River Nile View West Bank Hatshepsut looking over the shimmering River Nile on a sunny September afternoon from one of the riverside balconies of this long standing central Luxor Hotel on the city waterfront. This was my first visit to Luxor and I was lucky to get changed to a room in the north wing which was considerably quieter than one in the centre of the hotel above the swimming pool, various restaurants and a dance floor. It also offered great views to the West Bank. In 1994 the Hotel was the Etap but is now the Mercure and has a great location on the promenade with easy access by foot to the Luxor Museum, to public ferry points for crossing the Nile and to nearby shops or just enjoyed a leisurely walk along the tree lined waterfront by the berthed cruiseboats and feluccas. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Thebes, Luxor, Waset, Ipetisut, East, Bank, River, Nile, Mercure, Etap, Hotel, riverside, riverbank, West, bank, Hatshepsut, temple, balloons, landscape, palm, trees, water, shimmering, September, morning, dawn, sunshine, blue, sky, hazy, Theban, hills, waterfront, promenade, esplanade, modern, architecture, style, stylish, balconies, balcony, tree-lined, papyrus, cruiseboats, berthed, 1994, slide, film, 645, medium, format, transparency, Bronica, ETRSi, scanned, scan

Egypt > North of Cairo (60 files)

This gallery has photographs of the main sites North of Cairo, usually visited privately as not part of most Egyptian tours, and includes Heliopolis, Tell Basta near Zagazig and Tanis near the north coast of Egypt
Alexandria Roman Amphitheatre eg961418jhp 
 Egypt Alexandria Kom el-Dikkah Roman ruins amphitheatre mosaic flooring patterns columns seats Mediterranean coastal city is no longer reminiscent of the ancient city from Pharaonic times and little of that ancient time remains. A few isolated sites can be visited and this is one of the smaller municipal parks called Kom El-Dik or Dekka with some interesting and reasonably preserved Roman ruins and ongoing archaeology probably dating from 2nd C AD. The amphitheatre could accommodate 800 seated on 13 rows of grey and white marble seats and once had a domed roof, now long gone except for a few columns that once supported it. Nearby are the remains of a Roman bathhouse and nearby piscina which when I was there were still being excavated. The City has a distinctly European rather than Egyptian feel to it; it is sometimes offered as a day trip on a Cairo package but is seldom part of the main Nile packages. I hired my own taxi and the driver was sufficiently knowledgeable to take me to the main ‘ancient’ sites I could manage in a few hours. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, northern, Delta, ancient, Alexandria, city, coast, Mediterranean, sea, Egyptology, Kom el-Dik, el-Dekka, Kom el-Dikkah, hill, rubble, municipal, park, 2nd Century AD, archaeology, architecture, 2nd AD, ruins, Roman, amphitheatre, theatre, stage, piers, small, seats, columns, steps, mosaics, floor, thirteen, rows, white, marble, grey, bath, piscina, carvings, granite, sunshine, blue, sky, colours, colourful, landscape, September, 1996, 645, transparency, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Bronica, ETRSi, medium, wide angle, 40mm f4
Alexandria Sea View eg961373jhp 
 Egypt Egyptians Alexandria City Mediterranean sea waves fishermen fortress Quaitbay coast is no longer reminiscent of the ancient city from Pharaoh’s times and little of that ancient time remains. A few isolated sites can be visited and one of the most famous, the Lighthouse or Pharos is no longer and would have been in the far distant horizon of this photo of the Eastern Harbour where an old military fort built by Sultan Qaitbay in 1480 is thought to have been built on its foundations. With a distinctly European feel to it, it is sometimes offered as a day trip on a Cairo package but is seldom part of the main Nile packages. 
 Keywords: Egypt: Egyptian, ancient, Alexandria, city, coast, Mediterranean, sea, harbour, lighthouse, bay, Eastern, boats, fishing, fishermen, fortress, Pharos, military, fort, Sultan, Qaitbay, sunshine, blue, sky, water, painted, colours, colourful, white, yellow, aubergine, purple, anchored, shore, beached, sailing, landscape, September, 1996, 35mm, slide, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Nikkor, 28mm f2.8
Alexandria Roman Amphitheatre eg9614112jhp 
 Egypt Alexandria Kom el-Dik Roman theatre steps marble seats high view overview Mediterranean coastal city is no longer reminiscent of the ancient city from Pharaonic times and little of that ancient time remains. A few isolated sites can be visited and this is one of the smaller municipal parks called Kom El-Dik or Dekka with some interesting and reasonably preserved Roman ruins and ongoing archaeology probably dating from 2nd C AD. The amphitheatre could accommodate 800 seated on 13 rows of grey and white marble seats and once had a domed roof, now long gone except for a few columns that once supported it. Nearby are the remains of a Roman bathhouse and nearby piscina which when I was there were still being excavated. The City has a distinctly European rather than Egyptian feel to it; it is sometimes offered as a day trip on a Cairo package but is seldom part of the main Nile packages. I hired my own taxi and the driver was sufficiently knowledgeable to take me to the main ‘ancient’ sites I could manage in a few hours. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, northern, Delta, ancient, Alexandria, city, coast, Mediterranean, sea, Egyptology, Kom el-Dik, el-Dekka, Kom el-Dikkah, hill, rubble, municipal, park, 2nd Century AD, archaeology, architecture, 2nd AD, ruins, Roman, amphitheatre, theatre, stage, piers, small, seats, columns, steps, mosaics, floor, thirteen, rows, white, marble, grey, bath, piscina, carvings, granite, sunshine, blue, sky, colours, colourful, landscape, September, 1996, 645, transparency, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Bronica, ETRSi, medium, wide angle, 40mm f4
Alexandria Roman Amphitheatre eg9614111jhp 
 Egypt Alexandria Kom el-Dikkah Roman ruins amphitheatre columns seats top level Mediterranean coastal city is no longer reminiscent of the ancient city from Pharaonic times and little of that ancient time remains. A few isolated sites can be visited and this is one of the smaller municipal parks called Kom El-Dik or Dekka with some interesting and reasonably preserved Roman ruins and ongoing archaeology probably dating from 2nd C AD. The amphitheatre could accommodate 800 seated on 13 rows of grey and white marble seats and once had a domed roof, now long gone except for a few columns that once supported it. Nearby are the remains of a Roman bathhouse and nearby piscina which when I was there were still being excavated. The City has a distinctly European rather than Egyptian feel to it; it is sometimes offered as a day trip on a Cairo package but is seldom part of the main Nile packages. I hired my own taxi and the driver was sufficiently knowledgeable to take me to the main ‘ancient’ sites I could manage in a few hours. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, northern, Delta, ancient, Alexandria, city, coast, Mediterranean, sea, Egyptology, Kom el-Dik, el-Dekka, Kom el-Dikkah, hill, rubble, municipal, park, 2nd Century AD, archaeology, architecture, 2nd AD, ruins, Roman, amphitheatre, theatre, stage, piers, small, seats, columns, steps, mosaics, floor, thirteen, rows, white, marble, grey, bath, piscina, carvings, granite, sunshine, blue, sky, colours, colourful, landscape, September, 1996, 645, transparency, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Bronica, ETRSi, medium, wide angle, 40mm f4, upright
Alexandria Railway Station eg9614115jhp 
 Egypt Egyptian Alexandria city railway station Misr Masr oldest stylish modern Mediterranean coast city is no longer reminiscent of the ancient city from Pharaonic times and little of that ancient time remains. This photo is of the Railway Station “mahatit masr”, originating from the late 1850’s when the first Egyptian railway line was made to Cairo by Robert Stephenson. The original building has been refurbished after this photo was taken, part of a quick stop from the taxi as I drove around the City on a day trip. A few isolated ancient sites can be visited with some Greco-Roman ruins and archaeology. The City has a distinctly European rather than Egyptian feel to it; it is sometimes offered as a day trip on a Cairo package but is seldom part of the main Nile packages. I hired my own taxi and the driver was sufficiently knowledgeable to take me to the main ‘ancient’ sites I could manage in a few hours. 
 Keywords: Egypt: Egyptian, Africa, northern, Delta, ancient, Alexandria, city, coast, Mediterranean, European, style, sea, railways, 1850’s, Railway, Station, Misr, Masr, mahattat, mahatit, Mansha, district, oldest, upgraded, refurbished, architecture, style, street, furniture, lamps, balls, scene, passing, view, sunshine, blue, sky, bright, colours, colourful, landscape, September, 1996, 645, transparency, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Bronica, ETRSi, medium, wide angle, 40mm f4, upright
Alexandria Nilometer eg9613815jhp 
 Egypt Alexandria Nile ancient Nilometer door well archaeology silted dry Rhakote hill modern Mediterranean coastal city no longer reminiscent of tae ancient city from Pharaohic times and little of that ancient time remains. A few isolated sites can be visited and this is one is located on Rhakote Hill one of the earliest sites in the City with some Roman ruins and archaeology. On the hill is the dominant granite column called Pompey’s Pillar dating back to the reign of Emperor Diocletian around 297BC but associated with the later rival of Caesar when it was held, mistakenly, his head was placed on top of the column. Also of interest are some granite Sphinxes and underground burial vaults. It is also thought to have held some of the contents of the ancient Library after its sacking after the fall of the House of Ptolemy but nothing now remains of this smaller library probably sacked during the Fifth Century AD by Christian zealots. The City has a distinctly European rather than Egyptian feel to it; it is sometimes offered as a day trip on a Cairo package but is seldom part of the main Nile packages. I hired my own taxi and the driver was sufficiently knowledgeable to take me to the main ‘ancient’ sites I could manage in a few hours. 
 Keywords: Egypt: Egyptian, northern, Delta, ancient, Alexandria, city, coast, Mediterranean, sea, Egyptology, Rhakote, hill, ancient, Rhakotis, Pharaonic, Serapis, Temple, Serapeum, Library, destroyed, Roman, Ptolemaic, Greek, Pompey, Pillar, Corinthian, carved, capital, top, Ptolemaic, red, granite, Sphinx, Sphinxes, granite, carving, carved, scarab, freize, open, air, exhibits, museum, garden, doorway, Nilometer, well, River, Nile, dried, Coptic, cross, early, Christian, archaeology, ruins, Piscina, Roman, bath, house, excavations, gateway, sunshine, blue, sky, colours, colourful, landscape, September, 1996, 645, transparency, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Bronica, ETRSi, medium, wide angle, 40mm f4
Alexandria Nilometer eg9613728jhp 
 Egypt Alexandria River Nile ancient Nilometer door well archaeology silted dry Rhakote hill modern Mediterranean coastal city no longer reminiscent of tae ancient city from Pharaohic times and little of that ancient time remains. A few isolated sites can be visited and this is one is located on Rhakote Hill one of the earliest sites in the City with some Roman ruins and archaeology. On the hill is the dominant granite column called Pompey’s Pillar dating back to the reign of Emperor Diocletian around 297BC but associated with the later rival of Caesar when it was held, mistakenly, his head was placed on top of the column. Also of interest are some granite Sphinxes and underground burial vaults. It is also thought to have held some of the contents of the ancient Library after its sacking after the fall of the House of Ptolemy but nothing now remains of this smaller library probably sacked during the Fifth Century AD by Christian zealots. The City has a distinctly European rather than Egyptian feel to it; it is sometimes offered as a day trip on a Cairo package but is seldom part of the main Nile packages. I hired my own taxi and the driver was sufficiently knowledgeable to take me to the main ‘ancient’ sites I could manage in a few hours. 
 Keywords: Egypt: Egyptian, northern, Delta, ancient, Alexandria, city, coast, Mediterranean, sea, Egyptology, Rhakote, hill, ancient, Rhakotis, Pharaonic, Serapis, Temple, Serapeum, Library, destroyed, Roman, Ptolemaic, Greek, Pompey, Pillar, Corinthian, carved, capital, top, Ptolemaic, red, granite, Sphinx, Sphinxes, granite, carving, carved, scarab, freize, open, air, exhibits, museum, garden, doorway, Nilometer, well, River, Nile, dried, Coptic, cross, early, Christian, archaeology, ruins, Piscina, Roman, bath, house, excavations, gateway, sunshine, blue, sky, colours, colourful, landscape, September, 1996, 35mm, slide, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Nikkor, 28mm f2.8, upright
Alexandria Mosque eg9613614jhp 
 Egypt Egyptian Alexandria city Mosque Square Abu al Abbas al Mursi park trees flora modern Mediterranean coast city is no longer reminiscent of the ancient city from Pharaonic times and little of that ancient time remains. This photo is of the Abu al Abbas el Mursi Mosque in the Anfoushi district and the current form is from a refurbishment in 1945 by King Farouq and became the centre of Mosque Square, although built 1775 over the tomb a Spanish scholar and saint of the same name. Its current style is very much in the Arabian style popular when the Saint came to Egypt in the 13th Century. A few isolated ancient sites can be visited with some Pharaonic, Greco-Roman ruins and archaeology. The City has a distinctly European rather than Egyptian feel to it; it is sometimes offered as a day trip on a Cairo package but is seldom part of the main Nile packages. I hired my own taxi and the driver was sufficiently knowledgeable to take me to the main ‘ancient’ sites I could manage in a few hours. 
 Keywords: Egypt: Egyptian, Africa, northern, Delta, ancient, Alexandria, city, coast, Mediterranean, European, style, sea, Mosque, square, Abu, al Abbas, al Mursi, Spanish, scholar, saint, 13th century, garden, palms, trees, tram, lines, upgraded, refurbished, Arabian, Old Egypt, style, architecture, street, scene, passing, view, sunshine, blue, sky, bright, colours, colourful, landscape, September, 1996, 645, transparency, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Bronica, ETRSi, medium, wide angle, 40mm f4, upright
Alexandria Mosque & Tram eg9613615jhp 
 Egypt Egyptian Alexandria city Abu al Abbas al Mursi park trees flora modern Mediterranean coast city is no longer reminiscent of the ancient city from Pharaonic times and little of that ancient time remains. This photo is of the Abu al Abbas el Mursi Mosque in the Anfoushi district and the current form is from a refurbishment in 1945 by King Farouq and became the centre of Mosque Square, although built 1775 over the tomb a Spanish scholar and saint of the same name. Its current style is very much in the Arabian style popular when the Saint came to Egypt in the 13th Century. A few isolated ancient sites can be visited with some Pharaonic, Greco-Roman ruins and archaeology. The City has a distinctly European rather than Egyptian feel to it; it is sometimes offered as a day trip on a Cairo package but is seldom part of the main Nile packages. I hired my own taxi and the driver was sufficiently knowledgeable to take me to the main ‘ancient’ sites I could manage in a few hours. 
 Keywords: Egypt: Egyptian, Africa, northern, Delta, ancient, Alexandria, city, coast, Mediterranean, European, style, sea, Mosque, square, Abu, al Abbas, al Mursi, Spanish, scholar, saint, 13th century, garden, palms, trees, tram, lines, upgraded, refurbished, Arabian, Old Egypt, style, architecture, street, scene, passing, view, sunshine, blue, sky, bright, colours, colourful, landscape, September, 1996, 645, transparency, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Bronica, ETRSi, medium, wide angle, 40mm f4, upright
Alexandria Eastern Harbour eg961363jhp 
 Egypt Alexandria harbour eastern boats sailing beached fortress Quaitbay colourful modern Mediterranean museum lost is no longer reminiscent of the ancient city from Pharaoh’s times and little of that ancient time remains. A few isolated sites can be visited and one of the most famous, the Lighthouse or Pharos is no longer and would have been in the far distant horizon of this photo of the Eastern Harbour where an old military fort built by Sultan Qaitbay in 1480 is thought to have been built on its foundations. With a distinctly European feel to it, it is sometimes offered as a day trip on a Cairo package but is seldom part of the main Nile packages. 
 Keywords: Egypt: Egyptian, ancient, Alexandria, city, coast, Mediterranean, sea, harbour, lighthouse, bay, Eastern, boats, fishing, fishermen, fortress, Pharos, military, fort, Sultan, Qaitbay, sunshine, blue, sky, water, painted, colours, colourful, white, yellow, aubergine, purple, anchored, shore, beached, sailing, landscape, upright, September, 1996, 645, transparency, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Bronica, ETRSi, medium, wide angle, 40mm f4
Alexandria Eastern Harbour eg9613613jhp 
 Egypt Egyptian Alexandria harbour fortress Quaitbay eastern fishing lone fisherman modern Mediterranean coastal city is no longer reminiscent of the ancient city from Pharaoh’s times and little of that ancient time remains. A few isolated sites can be visited and one of the most famous, the Lighthouse of Pharos is no longer and would have been in the far distant horizon of this photo of the Eastern Harbour where there is an old military fort built by Sultan Qaitbay in 1480 which is thought to have been built on its foundations. With a distinctly European feel to it, it is sometimes offered as a day trip on a Cairo package but is seldom part of the main Nile packages. 
 Keywords: Egypt: Egyptian, ancient, Alexandria, city, coast, Mediterranean, sea, harbour, lighthouse, bay, Eastern, boats, fishing, fishermen, lone, fisherman, fortress, Pharos, military, fort, Sultan, Qaitbay, sunshine, blue, sky, water, waves, rocks, foam, colours, colourful, shore, seashore, landscape, September, 1996, 645, transparency, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Bronica, ETRSi, medium, wide angle, 40mm f4, upright
Alexandria Eastern Harbour eg9613612jhp 
 Egypt Egyptian Alexandria city harbour eastern fishing Egyptians fishermen modern Mediterranean coastal city is no longer reminiscent of the ancient city from Pharaoh’s times and little of that ancient time remains. A few isolated sites can be visited and one of the most famous, the Lighthouse of Pharos is no longer and would have been in the far distant horizon of this photo of the Eastern Harbour where there is an old military fort built by Sultan Qaitbay in 1480 which is thought to have been built on its foundations. With a distinctly European feel to it, it is sometimes offered as a day trip on a Cairo package but is seldom part of the main Nile packages. 
 Keywords: Egypt: Egyptian, ancient, Alexandria, city, coast, Mediterranean, sea, harbour, lighthouse, bay, Eastern, boats, fishing, fishermen, lone, fisherman, fortress, Pharos, military, fort, Sultan, Qaitbay, sunshine, blue, sky, water, waves, rocks, foam, colours, colourful, shore, seashore, landscape, September, 1996, 645, transparency, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Bronica, ETRSi, medium, wide angle, 40mm f4
Alexandria Catacombs eg961407jhp 
 Egypt Alexandria Kom es-Shogafa catacombs shelves rockcut urns flooded board walk Mediterranean is no longer reminiscent of the ancient city from Pharaonic times and little of that ancient time remains. A few isolated sites can be visited and this is called Kom es-Shogafa, also spelt es-Shoquafa, al-Shawqaiah a necropolis of catacombs and ongoing archaeology. The garden area of this site has many exhibits including sarcophagi, carved capitals as well as a reconstructed Tombs, this one is known as Tigrane [Tigran] rescued from construction work in Tigrane Pasha Street in 1952. The style of decoration in this tomb is particularly important as it shows the blending of the major influences in the City’s history-Egyptian, Greek and Roman. The City has a distinctly European rather than Egyptian feel to it; it is sometimes offered as a day trip on a Cairo package but is seldom part of the main Nile packages. I hired my own taxi and the driver was sufficiently knowledgeable to take me to the main ‘ancient’ sites I could manage in a few hours. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, northern, Delta, ancient, Alexandria, city, coast, Mediterranean, sea, Egyptology, Kom, es-Shogafa, es-Shoquafa, al-Shawqaiah, el-Shoukafa, catacombs, rotunda, main, entrance, underground, submerged, flooded, columns, buttress, outer, gallery, shelves, urns, cinerary, Tigran, Tigrane, rescue, tomb, paintings, reliefs, Osiris, mummified, mummy, niche, carved, Horus, funerary, Anubis, Thoth, bed, palm, fronds, Goddess, Isis, Nephthys, white, stucco, Apis, bull, winged, offering, King, shelves, storage, walls, scallop, shell, reconstruction, building, garden, open, air, museum, exhibits, artefacts, carvings, granite, Coptic, Cross, early, Christian, sarcophagus, sarcophagi, sunshine, blue, sky, colours, colourful, landscape, September, 1996, 645, transparency, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Bronica, ETRSi, medium, wide angle, 40mm f4
Alexandria Catacombs eg961404jhp 
 Egypt Alexandria tomb carved man snake pschent bearded walls Kom al-Shawqafah catacombs Mediterranean is no longer reminiscent of the ancient city from Pharaonic times and little of that ancient time remains. A few isolated sites can be visited and this is called Kom es-Shogafa, also spelt es-Shoquafa, al-Shawqaiah a necropolis of catacombs and ongoing archaeology. The garden area of this site has many exhibits including sarcophagi, carved capitals as well as a reconstructed Tombs, this one is known as Tigrane [Tigran] rescued from construction work in Tigrane Pasha Street in 1952. The style of decoration in this tomb is particularly important as it shows the blending of the major influences in the City’s history-Egyptian, Greek and Roman. The City has a distinctly European rather than Egyptian feel to it; it is sometimes offered as a day trip on a Cairo package but is seldom part of the main Nile packages. I hired my own taxi and the driver was sufficiently knowledgeable to take me to the main ‘ancient’ sites I could manage in a few hours. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, northern, Delta, ancient, Alexandria, city, coast, Mediterranean, sea, Egyptology, Kom, es-Shogafa, es-Shoquafa, al-Shawqaiah, el-Shoukafa, mound, shards, pottery, catacombs, rotunda, main, entrance, underground, submerged, flooded, columns, buttress, carved, carving, snake, bearded, pschent, Tigran, Tigrane, rescue, tomb, paintings, reliefs, Osiris, mummified, mummy, niche, carved, Horus, funerary, Anubis, Thoth, bed, palm, fronds, Goddess, Isis, Nephthys, white, stucco, Apis, bull, winged, offering, King, shelves, storage, walls, scallop, shell, reconstruction, building, garden, open, air, museum, exhibits, artefacts, carvings, granite, Coptic, Cross, early, Christian, sarcophagus, sarcophagi, sunshine, blue, sky, colours, colourful, landscape, September, 1996, 645, transparency, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Bronica, ETRSi, medium, wide angle, 40mm f4, flash, Metz, upright
Alexandria Catacombs eg9614011jhp 
 Egypt Alexandria Kom al-Shawqaiah catacombs passageway carved Sobek cloak guard Roman Mediterranean is no longer reminiscent of the ancient city from Pharaonic times and little of that ancient time remains. A few isolated sites can be visited and this is called Kom es-Shogafa, also spelt es-Shoquafa, al-Shawqaiah a necropolis of catacombs and ongoing archaeology. The garden area of this site has many exhibits including sarcophagi, carved capitals as well as a reconstructed Tombs, this one is known as Tigrane [Tigran] rescued from construction work in Tigrane Pasha Street in 1952. The style of decoration in this tomb is particularly important as it shows the blending of the major influences in the City’s history-Egyptian, Greek and Roman. The City has a distinctly European rather than Egyptian feel to it; it is sometimes offered as a day trip on a Cairo package but is seldom part of the main Nile packages. I hired my own taxi and the driver was sufficiently knowledgeable to take me to the main ‘ancient’ sites I could manage in a few hours. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, northern, Delta, ancient, Alexandria, city, coast, Mediterranean, sea, Egyptology, Kom, es-Shogafa, es-Shoquafa, al-Shawqaiah, el-Shoukafa, al-Shawqafah, mound, shards, pottery, catacombs, rotunda, main, entrance, underground, submerged, flooded, columns, buttress, carved, carving, anubis, sobek, military, costume, cloak, rock, cut, bearded, pschent, Tigran, Tigrane, rescue, tomb, paintings, reliefs, Osiris, mummified, mummy, niche, carved, Horus, funerary, Anubis, Thoth, bed, palm, fronds, Goddess, Isis, Nephthys, white, stucco, Apis, bull, winged, offering, King, shelves, storage, walls, scallop, shell, reconstruction, building, garden, open, air, museum, exhibits, artefacts, carvings, granite, Coptic, Cross, early, Christian, sarcophagus, sarcophagi, sunshine, blue, sky, colours, colourful, landscape, September, 1996, 645, transparency, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Bronica, ETRSi, medium, wide angle, 40mm f4, flash, Metz, upright
Alexandria Tomb Relief eg961399jhp 
 Egypt Alexandria city tomb carved scallop shell roof Kom al-Shawqaiah catacombs Mediterranean is no longer reminiscent of the ancient city from Pharaonic times and little of that ancient time remains. A few isolated sites can be visited and this is called Kom es-Shogafa, also spelt es-Shoquafa, al-Shawqaiah a necropolis of catacombs and ongoing archaeology. The garden area of this site has many exhibits including sarcophagi, carved capitals as well as a reconstructed Tombs, most well know is known as Tigrane [Tigran] rescued from construction work in Tigrane Pasha Street in 1952. The style of decoration in this tomb is particularly important as it shows the blending of the major influences in the City’s history-Egyptian, Greek and Roman. The City has a distinctly European rather than Egyptian feel to it; it is sometimes offered as a day trip on a Cairo package but is seldom part of the main Nile packages. I hired my own taxi and the driver was sufficiently knowledgeable to take me to the main ‘ancient’ sites I could manage in a few hours. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, northern, Delta, ancient, Alexandria, city, coast, Mediterranean, sea, Egyptology, Kom, es-Shogafa, es-Shoquafa, al-Shawqaiah, el-Shoukafa, catacombs, rotunda, underground, submerged, flooded, columns, Tigran, Tigrane, rescue, tomb, paintings, reliefs, Osiris, mummified, mummy, niche, carved, Horus, funerary, Anubis, Thoth, bed, palm, fronds, Goddess, Isis, Nephthys, white, stucco, Apis, bull, winged, offering, King, shelves, storage, walls, scallop, shell, reconstruction, building, garden, open, air, museum, exhibits, artefacts, carvings, granite, Coptic, Cross, early, Christian, sarcophagus, sarcophagi, sunshine, blue, sky, colours, colourful, landscape, September, 1996, 35mm, slide, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Nikkor, 28mm f2.8
Alexandria Tomb Relief eg961398jhp 
 Egyptian Alexandria tomb relief Apis bull Nephthys Kom el-Shoukafa catacombs Mediterranean is no longer reminiscent of the ancient city from Pharaonic times and little of that ancient time remains. A few isolated sites can be visited and this is called Kom es-Shogafa, also spelt es-Shoquafa, al-Shawqaiah a necropolis of catacombs and ongoing archaeology. The garden area of this site has many exhibits including sarcophagi, carved capitals as well as a reconstructed Tombs, one of which is known as Tigrane [Tigran] rescued from construction work in Tigrane Pasha Street in 1952. The style of decoration in this tomb is particularly important as it shows the blending of the major influences in the City’s history-Egyptian, Greek and Roman. The City has a distinctly European rather than Egyptian feel to it; it is sometimes offered as a day trip on a Cairo package but is seldom part of the main Nile packages. I hired my own taxi and the driver was sufficiently knowledgeable to take me to the main ‘ancient’ sites I could manage in a few hours. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, northern, Delta, ancient, Alexandria, city, coast, Mediterranean, sea, Egyptology, Kom, es-Shogafa, es-Shoquafa, al-Shawqaiah, el-Shoukafa, catacombs, rotunda, underground, submerged, flooded, columns, Tigran, Tigrane, rescue, tomb, paintings, reliefs, Osiris, mummified, mummy, bed, palm, fronds, Goddess, Isis, Nephthys, white, stucco, Apis, bull, winged, offering, King, shelves, storage, walls, reconstruction, building, garden, open, air, museum, exhibits, artefacts, carvings, granite, Coptic, Cross, early, Christian, sarcophagus, sarcophagi, sunshine, blue, sky, colours, colourful, landscape, September, 1996, 35mm, slide, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Nikkor, 28mm f2.8
Alexandria Tomb Relief eg961397jhp 
 Egypt Alexandria tomb carving Horus Anubis Thoth Kom es-Shoquafa catacombs Mediterranean is no longer reminiscent of the ancient city from Pharaonic times and little of that ancient time remains. A few isolated sites can be visited and this is called Kom es-Shogafa, also spelt es-Shoquafa, al-Shawqaiah a necropolis of catacombs and ongoing archaeology. The garden area of this site has many exhibits including sarcophagi, carved capitals as well as a reconstructed Tombs, one of which is known as Tigrane [Tigran] rescued from construction work in Tigrane Pasha Street in 1952. The style of decoration in this tomb is particularly important as it shows the blending of the major influences in the City’s history-Egyptian, Greek and Roman. The City has a distinctly European rather than Egyptian feel to it; it is sometimes offered as a day trip on a Cairo package but is seldom part of the main Nile packages. I hired my own taxi and the driver was sufficiently knowledgeable to take me to the main ‘ancient’ sites I could manage in a few hours. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, northern, Delta, ancient, Alexandria, city, coast, Mediterranean, sea, Egyptology, Kom, es-Shogafa, es-Shoquafa, al-Shawqaiah, el-Shoukafa, catacombs, rotunda, underground, submerged, flooded, columns, Tigran, Tigrane, rescue, tomb, paintings, reliefs, Osiris, mummified, mummy, niche, carved, Horus, funerary, Anubis, Thoth, bed, lion, headed, palm, fronds, Goddess, Isis, Nephthys, white, stucco, Apis, bull, winged, offering, King, shelves, storage, walls, reconstruction, building, garden, open, air, museum, exhibits, artefacts, carvings, granite, Coptic, Cross, early, Christian, sarcophagus, sarcophagi, sunshine, blue, sky, colours, colourful, landscape, September, 1996, 35mm, slide, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Nikkor, 28mm f2.8
Alexandria Tomb Relief eg961396jhp 
 Egypt Alexandria city tomb relief Apis bull Kom es-Shoquafa catacombs Mediterranean is no longer reminiscent of the ancient city from Pharaonic times and little of that ancient time remains. A few isolated sites can be visited and this is called Kom es-Shogafa, also spelt es-Shoquafa, al-Shawqaiah a necropolis of catacombs and ongoing archaeology. The garden area of this site has many exhibits including sarcophagi, carved capitals as well as a reconstructed Tombs, one of which is known as Tigrane [Tigran] rescued from construction work in Tigrane Pasha Street in 1952. The style of decoration in this tomb is particularly important as it shows the blending of the major influences in the City’s history-Egyptian, Greek and Roman. The City has a distinctly European rather than Egyptian feel to it; it is sometimes offered as a day trip on a Cairo package but is seldom part of the main Nile packages. I hired my own taxi and the driver was sufficiently knowledgeable to take me to the main ‘ancient’ sites I could manage in a few hours. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, northern, Delta, ancient, Alexandria, city, coast, Mediterranean, sea, Egyptology, Kom, es-Shogafa, es-Shoquafa, al-Shawqaiah, el-Shoukafa, catacombs, rotunda, underground, submerged, flooded, columns, Tigran, Tigrane, rescue, tomb, paintings, reliefs, Osiris, mummified, mummy, bed, palm, fronds, Goddess, Isis, Nephthys, white, stucco, Apis, bull, winged, offering, King, shelves, storage, walls, reconstruction, building, garden, open, air, museum, exhibits, artefacts, carvings, granite, Coptic, Cross, early, Christian, sarcophagus, sarcophagi, sunshine, blue, sky, colours, colourful, landscape, September, 1996, 35mm, slide, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Nikkor, 28mm f2.8
Alexandria Tomb Relief eg9613735jhp 
 Egypt Alexandria Tigran painted wall offering adjacent niche Kom es-Shogafa catacombs Mediterranean is no longer reminiscent of the ancient city from Pharaonic times and little of that ancient time remains. A few isolated sites can be visited and this is called Kom es-Shogafa, also spelt es-Shoquafa, al-Shawqaiah a necropolis of catacombs and ongoing archaeology. The garden area of this site has many exhibits including sarcophagi, carved capitals as well as a reconstructed Tombs, this one is known as Tigrane [Tigran] rescued from construction work in Tigrane Pasha Street in 1952 and this painting is in the righthand niche next to the more famous mummy on bed scene which faces the entrance. The style of decoration in this tomb is particularly important as it shows the blending of the major influences in the City’s history-Egyptian, Greek and Roman. The City has a distinctly European rather than Egyptian feel to it; it is sometimes offered as a day trip on a Cairo package but is seldom part of the main Nile packages. I hired my own taxi and the driver was sufficiently knowledgeable to take me to the main ‘ancient’ sites I could manage in a few hours. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, northern, Delta, ancient, Alexandria, city, coast, Mediterranean, sea, Egyptology, Kom, es-Shogafa, es-Shoquafa, al-Shawqaiah, el-Shoukafa, catacombs, rotunda, main, entrance, underground, submerged, flooded, columns, buttress, Tigran, Tigrane, rescue, tomb, paintings, painting, offering, kneeling, reliefs, Osiris, mummified, mummy, niche, carved, Horus, funerary, Anubis, Thoth, ceiling, bed, palm, fronds, Goddess, Isis, Nephthys, white, stucco, Apis, bull, winged, offering, King, shelves, storage, walls, scallop, shell, reconstruction, building, garden, open, air, museum, exhibits, artefacts, carvings, granite, Coptic, Cross, early, Christian, sarcophagus, sarcophagi, sunshine, blue, sky, colours, colourful, landscape, September, 1996, 35mm, slide, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Nikkor, 28mm f2.8
Alexandria Tomb Relief eg9613733jhp 
 Egypt Alexandria Tigrane Tomb painting Osiris Isis Nephthys Kom es-Shogafa catacombs Mediterranean the City is no longer reminiscent of the ancient city from Pharaonic times and little of that ancient time remains. A few isolated sites can be visited and this is called Kom es-Shogafa, also spelt es-Shoquafa, al-Shawqaiah a necropolis of catacombs and ongoing archaeology. The garden area of this site has many exhibits including sarcophagi, carved capitals as well as a reconstructed Tombs, this one known as Tigrane [Tigran] rescued from construction work in Tigrane Pasha Street in 1952. The style of decoration in this tomb is particularly important as it shows the blending of the major influences in the City’s history-Egyptian, Greek and Roman. The City has a distinctly European rather than Egyptian feel to it; it is sometimes offered as a day trip on a Cairo package but is seldom part of the main Nile packages. I hired my own taxi and the driver was sufficiently knowledgeable to take me to the main ‘ancient’ sites I could manage in a few hours. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, northern, Delta, ancient, Alexandria, city, coast, Mediterranean, sea, Egyptology, Kom, es-Shogafa, es-Shoquafa, al-Shawqaiah, el-Shoukafa, catacombs, rotunda, underground, submerged, flooded, columns, Tigran, Tigrane, rescue, tomb, paintings, reliefs, Osiris, mummified, mummy, bed, palm, fronds, Goddess, Isis, Nephthys, white, stucco, Apis, bull, winged, shelves, storage, walls, reconstruction, building, garden, open, air, museum, exhibits, artefacts, carvings, granite, Coptic, Cross, early, Christian, sarcophagus, sarcophagi, sunshine, blue, sky, colours, colourful, landscape, September, 1996, 35mm, slide, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Nikkor, 28mm f2.8
Alexandria Tomb Relief eg9613731jhp 
 Egypt Alexandria city tomb entrance Tigran painted walls Kom al-Shawqaiah catacombs Mediterranean is no longer reminiscent of the ancient city from Pharaonic times and little of that ancient time remains. A few isolated sites can be visited and this is called Kom es-Shogafa, also spelt es-Shoquafa, al-Shawqaiah a necropolis of catacombs and ongoing archaeology. The garden area of this site has many exhibits including sarcophagi, carved capitals as well as a reconstructed Tombs, this one is known as Tigrane [Tigran] rescued from construction work in Tigrane Pasha Street in 1952. The style of decoration in this tomb is particularly important as it shows the blending of the major influences in the City’s history-Egyptian, Greek and Roman. The City has a distinctly European rather than Egyptian feel to it; it is sometimes offered as a day trip on a Cairo package but is seldom part of the main Nile packages. I hired my own taxi and the driver was sufficiently knowledgeable to take me to the main ‘ancient’ sites I could manage in a few hours. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, northern, Delta, ancient, Alexandria, city, coast, Mediterranean, sea, Egyptology, Kom, es-Shogafa, es-Shoquafa, al-Shawqaiah, el-Shoukafa, catacombs, rotunda, underground, submerged, flooded, columns, Tigran, Tigrane, rescue, tomb, paintings, reliefs, Osiris, mummified, mummy, niche, carved, Horus, funerary, Anubis, Thoth, bed, palm, fronds, Goddess, Isis, Nephthys, white, stucco, Apis, bull, winged, offering, King, shelves, storage, walls, reconstruction, building, garden, open, air, museum, exhibits, artefacts, carvings, granite, Coptic, Cross, early, Christian, sarcophagus, sarcophagi, sunshine, blue, sky, colours, colourful, landscape, September, 1996, 35mm, slide, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Nikkor, 28mm f2.8, upright
Alexandria Tomb Passage eg9613736jhp 
 Egypt Alexandria tombs entrance passageway stonework Kom es-Shoquafa catacombs Mediterranean is no longer reminiscent of the ancient city from Pharaonic times and little of that ancient time remains. A few isolated sites can be visited and this is called Kom es-Shogafa, also spelt es-Shoquafa, al-Shawqaiah a necropolis of catacombs and ongoing archaeology. The garden area of this site has many exhibits including sarcophagi, carved capitals as well as a reconstructed Tombs, best known is Tigrane [Tigran] rescued from construction work in Tigrane Pasha Street in 1952. The style of decoration in this tomb is particularly important as it shows the blending of the major influences in the City’s history-Egyptian, Greek and Roman. The City has a distinctly European rather than Egyptian feel to it; it is sometimes offered as a day trip on a Cairo package but is seldom part of the main Nile packages. I hired my own taxi and the driver was sufficiently knowledgeable to take me to the main ‘ancient’ sites I could manage in a few hours. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, northern, Delta, ancient, Alexandria, city, coast, Mediterranean, sea, Egyptology, Kom, es-Shogafa, es-Shoquafa, al-Shawqaiah, el-Shoukafa, catacombs, rotunda, underground, submerged, flooded, columns, Tigran, Tigrane, rescue, tomb, paintings, reliefs, Osiris, mummified, mummy, niche, carved, Horus, funerary, Anubis, Thoth, bed, palm, fronds, Goddess, Isis, Nephthys, white, stucco, Apis, bull, winged, offering, King, shelves, storage, walls, scallop, shell, reconstruction, building, garden, open, air, museum, exhibits, artefacts, carvings, granite, Coptic, Cross, early, Christian, sarcophagus, sarcophagi, sunshine, blue, sky, colours, colourful, landscape, September, 1996, 35mm, slide, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Nikkor, 28mm f2.8, upright, passageway, interior
Alexandria Tigran Tomb eg9613913jhp 
 Egypt Alexandria city tomb rescued Tigran reconstruction Kom es-Shogafa catacombs Mediterranean is no longer reminiscent of the ancient city from Pharaonic times and little of that ancient time remains. A few isolated sites can be visited and this is called Kom es-Shogafa, also spelt es-Shoquafa, al-Shawqaiah a necropolis of catacombs and ongoing archaeology. The garden area of this site has many exhibits including sarcophagi, carved capitals as well as a reconstructed Tombs, this one is known as Tigrane [Tigran] rescued from construction work in Tigrane Pasha Street in 1952. The style of decoration in this tomb is particularly important as it shows the blending of the major influences in the City’s history-Egyptian, Greek and Roman. The City has a distinctly European rather than Egyptian feel to it; it is sometimes offered as a day trip on a Cairo package but is seldom part of the main Nile packages. I hired my own taxi and the driver was sufficiently knowledgeable to take me to the main ‘ancient’ sites I could manage in a few hours. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, northern, Delta, ancient, Alexandria, city, coast, Mediterranean, sea, Egyptology, Kom, es-Shogafa, es-Shoquafa, al-Shawqaiah, el-Shoukafa, catacombs, rotunda, underground, submerged, flooded, columns, Tigran, Tigrane, rescue, tomb, paintings, reliefs, Osiris, mummified, mummy, niche, carved, Horus, funerary, Anubis, Thoth, bed, palm, fronds, Goddess, Isis, Nephthys, white, stucco, Apis, bull, winged, offering, King, shelves, storage, walls, reconstruction, building, garden, open, air, museum, exhibits, artefacts, carvings, granite, Coptic, Cross, early, Christian, sarcophagus, sarcophagi, sunshine, blue, sky, colours, colourful, landscape, September, 1996, 35mm, slide, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Nikkor, 28mm f2.8
Alexandria Street Scene eg9613919jhp 
 Egypt Alexandria city snapshot street scene clothes underwear market people shopping modern Mediterranean coast is no longer reminiscent of the ancient city from Pharaonic times and little of that ancient time remains. This photo is a snapshot of modern local street life taken from the taxi as I drove around the City on a day trip. A few isolated ancient sites can be visited with some Greco-Roman ruins and archaeology. The City has a distinctly European rather than Egyptian feel to it; it is sometimes offered as a day trip on a Cairo package but is seldom part of the main Nile packages. I hired my own taxi and the driver was sufficiently knowledgeable to take me to the main ‘ancient’ sites I could manage in a few hours. 
 Keywords: Egypt: Egyptian, Africa, northern, Delta, ancient, Alexandria, city, coast, Mediterranean, European, style, sea, street, scene, market, shoppers, Egyptians, women, men, children, shopping, random, snapshot, candid, back, streets, passing, view, sunshine, blue, sky, bright, colours, colourful, landscape, September, 1996, 35mm, slide, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Nikkor, 28mm f2.8
Alexandria Street Scene eg9613918jhp 
 Egypt Alexandria city random street colourful scenes market people shopping modern Mediterranean coast is no longer reminiscent of the ancient city from Pharaonic times and little of that ancient time remains. This photo is a snapshot of modern local street life taken from the taxi as I drove around the City on a day trip. A few isolated ancient sites can be visited with some Greco-Roman ruins and archaeology. The City has a distinctly European rather than Egyptian feel to it; it is sometimes offered as a day trip on a Cairo package but is seldom part of the main Nile packages. I hired my own taxi and the driver was sufficiently knowledgeable to take me to the main ‘ancient’ sites I could manage in a few hours. 
 Keywords: Egypt: Egyptian, Africa, northern, Delta, ancient, Alexandria, city, coast, Mediterranean, European, style, sea, street, scene, market, shoppers, Egyptians, women, men, children, shopping, random, snapshot, candid, back, streets, passing, view, sunshine, blue, sky, bright, colours, colourful, landscape, September, 1996, 35mm, slide, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Nikkor, 28mm f2.8
Alexandria Street Scene eg9613916jhp 
 Egypt Alexandria city street scene market colours stalls people talking shopping modern Mediterranean coast is no longer reminiscent of the ancient city from Pharaonic times and little of that ancient time remains. This photo is a snapshot of modern local street life taken from the taxi as I drove around the City on a day trip. A few isolated ancient sites can be visited with some Greco-Roman ruins and archaeology. The City has a distinctly European rather than Egyptian feel to it; it is sometimes offered as a day trip on a Cairo package but is seldom part of the main Nile packages. I hired my own taxi and the driver was sufficiently knowledgeable to take me to the main ‘ancient’ sites I could manage in a few hours. 
 Keywords: Egypt: Egyptian, Africa, northern, Delta, ancient, Alexandria, city, coast, Mediterranean, European, style, sea, street, scene, market, stalls, carts, shoppers, Egyptians, women, men, children, shopping, random, snapshot, candid, back, streets, passing, view, sunshine, blue, sky, bright, colours, colourful, landscape, September, 1996, 35mm, slide, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Nikkor, 28mm f2.8
Alexandria Street Scene eg9613730jhp 
 Egypt Alexandria city back street scene people lorry modern houses apartments Mediterranean coast is no longer reminiscent of the ancient city from Pharaonic times and little of that ancient time remains. This photo is a snapshot of modern local street life taken from the taxi as I drove around the City on a day trip. A few isolated ancient sites can be visited with some Greco-Roman ruins and archaeology. The City has a distinctly European rather than Egyptian feel to it; it is sometimes offered as a day trip on a Cairo package but is seldom part of the main Nile packages. I hired my own taxi and the driver was sufficiently knowledgeable to take me to the main ‘ancient’ sites I could manage in a few hours. 
 Keywords: Egypt: Egyptian, Africa, northern, Delta, ancient, Alexandria, city, coast, Mediterranean, European, style, sea, street, scene, houses, balconies, washing, hanging, market, shoppers, Egyptians, women, men, children, shopping, random, snapshot, candid, back, streets, passing, view, sunshine, blue, sky, bright, colours, colourful, landscape, September, 1996, 35mm, slide, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Nikkor, 28mm f2.8, upright
Alexandria Sphinx eg9613720jhp 
 Egypt Alexandria Ptolemaic red granite sphinx plinth modern reconstruction Rhakote hill modern Mediterranean coastal city no longer reminiscent of the ancient city from Pharaohic times and little of that ancient time remains. A few isolated sites can be visited and this is one is located on Rhakote Hill one of the earliest sites in the City with some Roman ruins and archaeology. On the hill is the dominant granite column called Pompey’s Pillar dating back to the reign of Emperor Diocletian around 297BC but associated with the later rival of Caesar when it was held, mistakenly, his head was placed on top of the column. Also of interest are some granite Sphinxes and underground burial vaults. It is also thought to have held some of the contents of the ancient Library after its sacking after the fall of the House of Ptolemy but nothing now remains of this smaller library probably sacked during the Fifth Century AD by Christian zealots. The City has a distinctly European rather than Egyptian feel to it; it is sometimes offered as a day trip on a Cairo package but is seldom part of the main Nile packages. I hired my own taxi and the driver was sufficiently knowledgeable to take me to the main ‘ancient’ sites I could manage in a few hours. 
 Keywords: Egypt: Egyptian, northern, Delta, ancient, Alexandria, city, coast, Mediterranean, sea, Egyptology, Rhakote, hill, ancient, Rhakotis, Pharaonic, Serapis, Temple, Serapeum, Library, destroyed, Roman, Ptolemaic, Greek, Pompey, Pillar, Corinthian, carved, capital, top, Ptolemaic, red, granite, Sphinx, Sphinxes, granite, carving, carved, scarab, freize, open, air, exhibits, museum, garden, Coptic, cross, early, Christian, archaeology, ruins, Piscina, Roman, bath, house, excavations, gateway, sunshine, blue, sky, colours, colourful, landscape, September, 1996, 35mm, slide, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Nikkor, 28mm f2.8, upright
Alexandria Sphinx eg9613719jhp 
 Egyptian Alexandria Serapeum Ptolemaic red granite sphinx plinth modern Rhakote hill modern Mediterranean coastal city no longer reminiscent of the ancient city from Pharaohic times and little of that ancient time remains. A few isolated sites can be visited and this is one is located on Rhakote Hill one of the earliest sites in the City with some Roman ruins and archaeology. On the hill is the dominant granite column called Pompey’s Pillar dating back to the reign of Emperor Diocletian around 297BC but associated with the later rival of Caesar when it was held, mistakenly, his head was placed on top of the column. Also of interest are some granite Sphinxes and underground burial vaults. It is also thought to have held some of the contents of the ancient Library after its sacking after the fall of the House of Ptolemy but nothing now remains of this smaller library probably sacked during the Fifth Century AD by Christian zealots. The City has a distinctly European rather than Egyptian feel to it; it is sometimes offered as a day trip on a Cairo package but is seldom part of the main Nile packages. I hired my own taxi and the driver was sufficiently knowledgeable to take me to the main ‘ancient’ sites I could manage in a few hours. 
 Keywords: Egypt: Egyptian, northern, Delta, ancient, Alexandria, city, coast, Mediterranean, sea, Egyptology, Rhakote, hill, ancient, Rhakotis, Pharaonic, Serapis, Temple, Serapeum, Library, destroyed, Roman, Ptolemaic, Greek, Pompey, Pillar, Corinthian, carved, capital, top, Ptolemaic, red, granite, Sphinx, Sphinxes, granite, carving, carved, scarab, freize, open, air, exhibits, museum, garden, Coptic, cross, early, Christian, archaeology, ruins, Piscina, Roman, bath, house, excavations, gateway, sunshine, blue, sky, colours, colourful, landscape, September, 1996, 35mm, slide, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Nikkor, 28mm f2.8
Alexandria Sphinx eg9613718jhp 
 Egypt Alexandria Roman ruins Ptolemaic red granite sphinx Rhakote hill modern Mediterranean coastal city no longer reminiscent of the ancient city from Pharaohic times and little of that ancient time remains. A few isolated sites can be visited and this is one is located on Rhakote Hill one of the earliest sites in the City with some Roman ruins and archaeology. On the hill is the dominant granite column called Pompey’s Pillar dating back to the reign of Emperor Diocletian around 297BC but associated with the later rival of Caesar when it was held, mistakenly, his head was placed on top of the column. Also of interest are some granite Sphinxes and underground burial vaults. It is also thought to have held some of the contents of the ancient Library after its sacking after the fall of the House of Ptolemy but nothing now remains of this smaller library probably sacked during the Fifth Century AD by Christian zealots. The City has a distinctly European rather than Egyptian feel to it; it is sometimes offered as a day trip on a Cairo package but is seldom part of the main Nile packages. I hired my own taxi and the driver was sufficiently knowledgeable to take me to the main ‘ancient’ sites I could manage in a few hours. 
 Keywords: Egypt: Egyptian, northern, Delta, ancient, Alexandria, city, coast, Mediterranean, sea, Egyptology, Rhakote, hill, ancient, Rhakotis, Pharaonic, Serapis, Temple, Serapeum, Library, destroyed, Roman, Ptolemaic, Greek, Pompey, Pillar, Corinthian, carved, capital, top, Ptolemaic, red, granite, Sphinx, Sphinxes, granite, carving, carved, scarab, freize, open, air, exhibits, museum, garden, Coptic, cross, early, Christian, archaeology, ruins, Piscina, Roman, bath, house, excavations, gateway, sunshine, blue, sky, colours, colourful, landscape, September, 1996, 35mm, slide, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Nikkor, 28mm f2.8
Alexandria Sea Bride Sculpture eg9613921jhp 
 Egypt Alexandria sea bride mermaid sculpture El Selselah seafront modern city on the Mediterranean coast is no longer reminiscent of the ancient city from Pharaonic times and little of that ancient time remains. This photo is of modern street art taken from the roadside as my taxi drove around the City on a day trip. Taken in 1996 it preceded the modern Library of Bibliotheca Alexandrina by 8 years, the original ancient library no longer exists. A few isolated ancient sites can be visited with some Greco-Roman ruins and archaeology. The City has a distinctly European rather than Egyptian feel to it; it is sometimes offered as a day trip on a Cairo package but is seldom part of the main Nile packages. I hired my own taxi and the driver was sufficiently knowledgeable to take me to the main ‘ancient’ sites I could manage in a few hours. 
 Keywords: Egypt: Egyptian, Africa, northern, Delta, ancient, Alexandria, city, coast, Mediterranean, European, El Selselah, square, Aselsela style, sea, street, scene, sculpture, modern, bride, mermaid, street, roadside, seafront, passing, view, sunshine, blue, sky, bright, colours, colourful, landscape, September, 1996, 35mm, slide, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Nikkor, 28mm f2.8, upright
Alexandria Sarcophagi eg9613912jhp 
 Egyptian Alexandria garden museum exhibits sarcophagi white carved Kom es-Shoquafa catacombs Mediterranean the city is no longer reminiscent of the ancient city from Pharaonic times and little of that ancient time remains. A few isolated sites can be visited and this is called Kom es-Shogafa, also spelt es-Shoquafa, al-Shawqaiah a necropolis of catacombs and ongoing archaeology. The garden area of this site has many exhibits including sarcophagi, carved capitals as well as a reconstructed Tombs, most well known is Tigrane [Tigran] rescued from construction work in Tigrane Pasha Street in 1952. The style of decoration in this tomb is particularly important as it shows the blending of the major influences in the City’s history-Egyptian, Greek and Roman. The City has a distinctly European rather than Egyptian feel to it; it is sometimes offered as a day trip on a Cairo package but is seldom part of the main Nile packages. I hired my own taxi and the driver was sufficiently knowledgeable to take me to the main ‘ancient’ sites I could manage in a few hours. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, northern, Delta, ancient, Alexandria, city, coast, Mediterranean, sea, Egyptology, Kom, es-Shogafa, es-Shoquafa, al-Shawqaiah, el-Shoukafa, catacombs, rotunda, main, entrance, Tigran, Tigrane, rescue, reconstruction, building, garden, open, air, museum, exhibits, artefacts, carvings, granite, Coptic, Cross, early, Christian, sarcophagus, sarcophagi, sunshine, blue, sky, colours, colourful, landscape, September, 1996, 35mm, slide, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Nikkor, 28mm f2.8
Alexandria Sarcophagi eg9613911jhp 
 Egypt Alexandria open air exhibits sarcophagi Kom es-Shogafa catacombs Mediterranean the city is no longer reminiscent of the ancient city from Pharaonic times and little of that ancient time remains. A few isolated sites can be visited and this is called Kom es-Shogafa, also spelt es-Shoquafa, al-Shawqaiah a necropolis of catacombs and ongoing archaeology. The garden area of this site has many exhibits including sarcophagi, carved capitals as well as a reconstructed Tombs, most well known is Tigrane [Tigran] rescued from construction work in Tigrane Pasha Street in 1952. The style of decoration in this tomb is particularly important as it shows the blending of the major influences in the City’s history-Egyptian, Greek and Roman. The City has a distinctly European rather than Egyptian feel to it; it is sometimes offered as a day trip on a Cairo package but is seldom part of the main Nile packages. I hired my own taxi and the driver was sufficiently knowledgeable to take me to the main ‘ancient’ sites I could manage in a few hours. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, northern, Delta, ancient, Alexandria, city, coast, Mediterranean, sea, Egyptology, Kom, es-Shogafa, es-Shoquafa, al-Shawqaiah, el-Shoukafa, catacombs, rotunda, main, entrance, Tigran, Tigrane, rescue, reconstruction, building, garden, open, air, museum, exhibits, artefacts, carvings, granite, Coptic, Cross, early, Christian, sarcophagus, sarcophagi, sunshine, blue, sky, colours, colourful, landscape, September, 1996, 35mm, slide, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Nikkor, 28mm f2.8
Alexandria Roman Piscina eg9613722jhp 
 Egypt Alexandria Roman ruins Piscina swimming pool abulations bath excavations Rhakote modern Mediterranean coastal city no longer reminiscent of the ancient city from Pharaohic times and little of that ancient time remains. A few isolated sites can be visited and this is one is located on Rhakote Hill one of the earliest sites in the City with some Roman ruins and archaeology. On the hill is the dominant granite column called Pompey’s Pillar dating back to the reign of Emperor Diocletian around 297BC but associated with the later rival of Caesar when it was held, mistakenly, his head was placed on top of the column. Also of interest are some granite Sphinxes and underground burial vaults. It is also thought to have held some of the contents of the ancient Library after its sacking after the fall of the House of Ptolemy but nothing now remains of this smaller library probably sacked during the Fifth Century AD by Christian zealots. The City has a distinctly European rather than Egyptian feel to it; it is sometimes offered as a day trip on a Cairo package but is seldom part of the main Nile packages. I hired my own taxi and the driver was sufficiently knowledgeable to take me to the main ‘ancient’ sites I could manage in a few hours. 
 Keywords: Egypt: Egyptian, northern, Delta, ancient, Alexandria, city, coast, Mediterranean, sea, Egyptology, Rhakote, hill, ancient, Rhakotis, Pharaonic, Serapis, Temple, Serapeum, Library, destroyed, Roman, Ptolemaic, Greek, Pompey, Pillar, Corinthian, carved, capital, top, Ptolemaic, red, granite, Sphinx, Sphinxes, granite, carving, carved, scarab, freize, open, air, exhibits, museum, garden, Coptic, cross, early, Christian, archaeology, ruins, Piscina, swimming, pool, Roman, bath, house, excavations, gateway, sunshine, blue, sky, colours, colourful, landscape, September, 1996, 35mm, slide, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Nikkor, 28mm f2.8
Alexandria Roman Baths eg9613723jhp 
 Egypt Alexandria Serapeum Roman ruins bath excavation sphinxes rocky hill modern Mediterranean coastal city no longer reminiscent of the ancient city from Pharaohic times and little of that ancient time remains. A few isolated sites can be visited and this is one is located on Rhakote Hill one of the earliest sites in the City with some Roman ruins and archaeology. On the hill is the dominant granite column called Pompey’s Pillar dating back to the reign of Emperor Diocletian around 297BC but associated with the later rival of Caesar when it was held, mistakenly, his head was placed on top of the column. Also of interest are some granite Sphinxes and underground burial vaults. It is also thought to have held some of the contents of the ancient Library after its sacking after the fall of the House of Ptolemy but nothing now remains of this smaller library probably sacked during the Fifth Century AD by Christian zealots. The City has a distinctly European rather than Egyptian feel to it; it is sometimes offered as a day trip on a Cairo package but is seldom part of the main Nile packages. I hired my own taxi and the driver was sufficiently knowledgeable to take me to the main ‘ancient’ sites I could manage in a few hours. 
 Keywords: Egypt: Egyptian, northern, Delta, ancient, Alexandria, city, coast, Mediterranean, sea, Egyptology, Rhakote, hill, ancient, Rhakotis, Pharaonic, Serapis, Temple, Serapeum, Library, destroyed, Roman, Ptolemaic, Greek, Pompey, Pillar, Corinthian, carved, capital, top, Ptolemaic, red, granite, Sphinx, Sphinxes, granite, carving, carved, scarab, freize, open, air, exhibits, museum, garden, Coptic, cross, early, Christian, archaeology, ruins, Piscina, Roman, bath, house, excavations, gateway, sunshine, blue, sky, colours, colourful, landscape, September, 1996, 35mm, slide, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Nikkor, 28mm f2.8
Alexandria Roman Amphitheatre eg9613936jhp 
 Egypt Alexandria Kom el-Dik Roman ruins architecture stage area piers stone walls Mediterranean coastal city is no longer reminiscent of the ancient city from Pharaonic times and little of that ancient time remains. A few isolated sites can be visited and this is one of the smaller municipal parks called Kom El-Dik or Dekka with some interesting and reasonably preserved Roman ruins and ongoing archaeology probably dating from 2nd C AD. The amphitheatre could accommodate 800 seated on 13 rows of grey and white marble seats and once had a domed roof, now long gone except for a few columns that once supported it. Nearby are the remains of a Roman bathhouse and nearby piscina which when I was there were still being excavated. The City has a distinctly European rather than Egyptian feel to it; it is sometimes offered as a day trip on a Cairo package but is seldom part of the main Nile packages. I hired my own taxi and the driver was sufficiently knowledgeable to take me to the main ‘ancient’ sites I could manage in a few hours. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, northern, Delta, ancient, Alexandria, city, coast, Mediterranean, sea, Egyptology, Kom el-Dik, el-Dekka, Kom el-Dikkah, hill, rubble, Paneion, site, municipal, park, 2nd Century AD, archaeology, architecture, 2nd AD, ruins, Roman, amphitheatre, theatre, stage, backstage, stone, walls, gate, piers, small, seats, back, rooms, construction, columns, steps, mosaics, floor, thirteen, rows, white, marble, grey, granite, sunshine, blue, sky, colours, colourful, landscape, September, 1996, 35mm, slide, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Nikkor, 28mm f2.8, upright
Alexandria Roman Amphitheatre eg9613935jhp 
 Egypt Alexandria Kom el-Dik Roman ruins amphitheatre columns seats marble style Mediterranean coastal city is no longer reminiscent of the ancient city from Pharaonic times and little of that ancient time remains. A few isolated sites can be visited and this is one of the smaller municipal parks called Kom El-Dik or Dekka with some interesting and reasonably preserved Roman ruins and ongoing archaeology probably dating from 2nd C AD. The amphitheatre could accommodate 800 seated on 13 rows of grey and white marble seats and once had a domed roof, now long gone except for a few columns that once supported it. Nearby are the remains of a Roman bathhouse and nearby piscina which when I was there were still being excavated. The City has a distinctly European rather than Egyptian feel to it; it is sometimes offered as a day trip on a Cairo package but is seldom part of the main Nile packages. I hired my own taxi and the driver was sufficiently knowledgeable to take me to the main ‘ancient’ sites I could manage in a few hours. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, northern, Delta, ancient, Alexandria, city, coast, Mediterranean, sea, Egyptology, Kom el-Dik, el-Dekka, Kom el-Dikkah, hill, rubble, Paneion, site, municipal, park, 2nd Century AD, archaeology, architecture, 2nd AD, ruins, Roman, amphitheatre, theatre, stage, piers, small, seats, columns, steps, mosaics, floor, thirteen, rows, white, marble, grey, carvings, granite, sunshine, blue, sky, colours, colourful, landscape, September, 1996, 35mm, slide, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Nikkor, 28mm f2.8
Alexandria Roman Amphitheatre eg9613934jhp 
 Egypt Alexandria el-Dekka Roman ruins amphitheatre marble seats rows carved style Mediterranean coastal city is no longer reminiscent of the ancient city from Pharaonic times and little of that ancient time remains. A few isolated sites can be visited and this is one of the smaller municipal parks called Kom El-Dik or Dekka with some interesting and reasonably preserved Roman ruins and ongoing archaeology probably dating from 2nd C AD. The amphitheatre could accommodate 800 seated on 13 rows of grey and white marble seats and once had a domed roof, now long gone except for a few columns that once supported it. Nearby are the remains of a Roman bathhouse and nearby piscina which when I was there were still being excavated. The City has a distinctly European rather than Egyptian feel to it; it is sometimes offered as a day trip on a Cairo package but is seldom part of the main Nile packages. I hired my own taxi and the driver was sufficiently knowledgeable to take me to the main ‘ancient’ sites I could manage in a few hours. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, northern, Delta, ancient, Alexandria, city, coast, Mediterranean, sea, Egyptology, Kom el-Dik, el-Dekka, Kom el-Dikkah, hill, rubble, Paneion, site, municipal, park, 2nd Century AD, archaeology, architecture, 2nd AD, ruins, Roman, amphitheatre, theatre, stage, piers, small, seats, columns, steps, mosaics, floor, thirteen, rows, white, marble, grey, carved, granite, sunshine, blue, sky, colours, colourful, landscape, September, 1996, 35mm, slide, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Nikkor, 28mm f2.8
Alexandria Roman Amphitheatre eg9613933jhp 
 Egypt Alexandria Kom el-Dikkah Roman ruins amphitheatre columns marble seats rows top Mediterranean coastal city is no longer reminiscent of the ancient city from Pharaonic times and little of that ancient time remains. A few isolated sites can be visited and this is one of the smaller municipal parks called Kom El-Dik or Dekka with some interesting and reasonably preserved Roman ruins and ongoing archaeology probably dating from 2nd C AD. The amphitheatre could accommodate 800 seated on 13 rows of grey and white marble seats and once had a domed roof, now long gone except for a few columns that once supported it. Nearby are the remains of a Roman bathhouse and nearby piscina which when I was there were still being excavated. The City has a distinctly European rather than Egyptian feel to it; it is sometimes offered as a day trip on a Cairo package but is seldom part of the main Nile packages. I hired my own taxi and the driver was sufficiently knowledgeable to take me to the main ‘ancient’ sites I could manage in a few hours. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, northern, Delta, ancient, Alexandria, city, coast, Mediterranean, sea, Egyptology, Kom el-Dik, el-Dekka, Kom el-Dikkah, hill, rubble, Paneion, site, municipal, park, 2nd Century AD, archaeology, architecture, 2nd AD, ruins, Roman, amphitheatre, theatre, stage, piers, small, seats, columns, steps, mosaics, floor, thirteen, rows, white, marble, grey, carved, granite, sunshine, blue, sky, colours, colourful, landscape, September, 1996, 35mm, slide, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Nikkor, 28mm f2.8, upright
Alexandria Roman Amphitheatre eg9613932jhp 
 Egypt Alexandria Kom el-Dik Roman theatre walls stone doorway arch vault Mediterranean coastal city is no longer reminiscent of the ancient city from Pharaonic times and little of that ancient time remains. A few isolated sites can be visited and this is one of the smaller municipal parks called Kom El-Dik or Dekka with some interesting and reasonably preserved Roman ruins and ongoing archaeology probably dating from 2nd C AD. The amphitheatre could accommodate 800 seated on 13 rows of grey and white marble seats and once had a domed roof, now long gone except for a few columns that once supported it. Nearby are the remains of a Roman bathhouse and nearby piscina which when I was there were still being excavated. The City has a distinctly European rather than Egyptian feel to it; it is sometimes offered as a day trip on a Cairo package but is seldom part of the main Nile packages. I hired my own taxi and the driver was sufficiently knowledgeable to take me to the main ‘ancient’ sites I could manage in a few hours. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, northern, Delta, ancient, Alexandria, city, coast, Mediterranean, sea, Egyptology, Kom el-Dik, el-Dekka, Kom el-Dikkah, hill, rubble, Paneion, site, municipal, park, 2nd Century AD, archaeology, architecture, 2nd AD, ruins, Roman, amphitheatre, theatre, stage, piers, small, seats, columns, steps, mosaics, floor, thirteen, rows, white, marble, grey, stone, walls, rooms, vaulted, arch, carvings, granite, sunshine, blue, sky, colours, colourful, landscape, September, 1996, 35mm, slide, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Nikkor, 28mm f2.8, upright
Alexandria Roman Amphitheatre eg9613931jhp 
 Egypt Alexandria Kom el-Dik Roman mosaic floor pattern stage column seats Mediterranean coastal city is no longer reminiscent of the ancient city from Pharaonic times and little of that ancient time remains. A few isolated sites can be visited and this is one of the smaller municipal parks called Kom El-Dik or Dekka with some interesting and reasonably preserved Roman ruins and ongoing archaeology probably dating from 2nd C AD. The amphitheatre could accommodate 800 seated on 13 rows of grey and white marble seats and once had a domed roof, now long gone except for a few columns that once supported it. Nearby are the remains of a Roman bathhouse and nearby piscina which when I was there were still being excavated. The City has a distinctly European rather than Egyptian feel to it; it is sometimes offered as a day trip on a Cairo package but is seldom part of the main Nile packages. I hired my own taxi and the driver was sufficiently knowledgeable to take me to the main ‘ancient’ sites I could manage in a few hours. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, northern, Delta, ancient, Alexandria, city, coast, Mediterranean, sea, Egyptology, Kom el-Dik, el-Dekka, Kom el-Dikkah, hill, rubble, Paneion, site, municipal, park, 2nd Century AD, archaeology, architecture, 2nd AD, ruins, Roman, amphitheatre, theatre, stage, piers, small, seats, columns, steps, mosaics, floor, thirteen, rows, white, marble, grey, carvings, freize, granite, sunshine, blue, sky, colours, colourful, landscape, September, 1996, 35mm, slide, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Nikkor, 28mm f2.8, upright
Alexandria Roman Amphitheatre eg9613929jhp 
 Egypt Alexandria Kom el-Dekkah municipal park Roman ruined amphitheatre granite columns seats Mediterranean coastal city is no longer reminiscent of the ancient city from Pharaonic times and little of that ancient time remains. A few isolated sites can be visited and this is one of the smaller municipal parks called Kom El-Dik or Dekka with some interesting and reasonably preserved Roman ruins and ongoing archaeology probably dating from 2nd C AD. The amphitheatre could accommodate 800 seated on 13 rows of grey and white marble seats and once had a domed roof, now long gone except for a few columns that once supported it. Nearby are the remains of a Roman bathhouse and nearby piscina which when I was there were still being excavated. The City has a distinctly European rather than Egyptian feel to it; it is sometimes offered as a day trip on a Cairo package but is seldom part of the main Nile packages. I hired my own taxi and the driver was sufficiently knowledgeable to take me to the main ‘ancient’ sites I could manage in a few hours. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, northern, Delta, ancient, Alexandria, city, coast, Mediterranean, sea, Egyptology, Kom el-Dik, el-Dekka, Kom el-Dikkah, hill, rubble, Paneion, site, municipal, park, 2nd Century AD, archaeology, architecture, 2nd AD, ruins, Roman, amphitheatre, theatre, stage, piers, small, seats, columns, steps, mosaics, floor, thirteen, rows, white, marble, grey, carvings, granite, sunshine, blue, sky, colours, colourful, landscape, September, 1996, 35mm, slide, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Nikkor, 28mm f2.8, upright
Alexandria Roman Amphitheatre eg9613927jhp 
 Egypt Alexandria Kom el-Dikkah Roman excavation amphitheatre columns seats Mediterranean coastal city is no longer reminiscent of the ancient city from Pharaonic times and little of that ancient time remains. A few isolated sites can be visited and this is one of the smaller municipal parks called Kom El-Dik or Dekka with some interesting and reasonably preserved Roman ruins and ongoing archaeology probably dating from 2nd C AD. The amphitheatre could accommodate 800 seated on 13 rows of grey and white marble seats and once had a domed roof, now long gone except for a few columns that once supported it. Nearby are the remains of a Roman bathhouse and nearby piscina which when I was there were still being excavated. The City has a distinctly European rather than Egyptian feel to it; it is sometimes offered as a day trip on a Cairo package but is seldom part of the main Nile packages. I hired my own taxi and the driver was sufficiently knowledgeable to take me to the main ‘ancient’ sites I could manage in a few hours. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, northern, Delta, ancient, Alexandria, city, coast, Mediterranean, sea, Egyptology, Kom el-Dik, el-Dekka, Kom el-Dikkah, hill, rubble, Paneion, site, municipal, park, 2nd Century AD, archaeology, architecture, figure, scale, ruins, Roman, amphitheatre, theatre, stage, piers, small, seats, columns, steps, mosaics, floor, thirteen, rows, white, marble, grey, granite, sunshine, blue, sky, colours, colourful, landscape, September, 1996, 35mm, slide, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Nikkor, 28mm f2.8
Alexandria Roman Amphitheatre eg9613926jhp 
 Egyptian Alexandria Kom el-Dekka Roman theatre amphitheatre columns seats cityscape Mediterranean coastal city is no longer reminiscent of the ancient city from Pharaonic times and little of that ancient time remains. A few isolated sites can be visited and this is one of the smaller municipal parks called Kom El-Dik or Dekka with some interesting and reasonably preserved Roman ruins and ongoing archaeology. The amphitheatre could accommodate 800 seated on 13 rows of grey and white marble seats and once had a domed roof, now long gone except for a few columns that once supported it. Nearby are the remains of a Roman bathhouse and nearby piscina which when I was there were still being excavated. The City has a distinctly European rather than Egyptian feel to it; it is sometimes offered as a day trip on a Cairo package but is seldom part of the main Nile packages. I hired my own taxi and the driver was sufficiently knowledgeable to take me to the main ‘ancient’ sites I could manage in a few hours. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, northern, Delta, ancient, Alexandria, city, coast, Mediterranean, sea, Egyptology, Kom el-Dik, el-Dekka, Kom el-Dikkah, hill, rubble, Paneion, site, municipal, park, 2nd Century AD, archaeology, ruins, Roman, amphitheatre, theatre, stage, piers, small, seats, columns, steps, mosaics, floor, thirteen, rows, white, marble, grey, granite, sunshine, blue, sky, colours, colourful, landscape, September, 1996, 35mm, slide, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Nikkor, 28mm f2.8, upright
Alexandria Roman Amphitheatre eg9613924jhp 
 Egypt Alexandria Kom el-Dik Roman ruins amphitheatre columns seats overview high Mediterranean coastal city is no longer reminiscent of the ancient city from Pharaonic times and little of that ancient time remains. A few isolated sites can be visited and this is one of the smaller municipal parks called Kom El-Dik or Dekka with some interesting and reasonably preserved Roman ruins and ongoing archaeology. The amphitheatre could accommodate 800 seated on 13 rows of grey and white marble seats and once had a domed roof, now long gone except for a few columns that once supported it. Nearby are the remains of a Roman bathhouse and nearby piscina which when I was there were still being excavated. The City has a distinctly European rather than Egyptian feel to it; it is sometimes offered as a day trip on a Cairo package but is seldom part of the main Nile packages. I hired my own taxi and the driver was sufficiently knowledgeable to take me to the main ‘ancient’ sites I could manage in a few hours. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, northern, Delta, ancient, Alexandria, city, coast, Mediterranean, sea, Egyptology, Kom el-Dik, el-Dekka, Kom el-Dikkah, hill, rubble, Paneion, site, municipal, park, 2nd Century AD, archaeology, ruins, Roman, amphitheatre, theatre, stage, piers, small, seats, columns, steps, mosaics, floor, thirteen, rows, white, marble, grey, granite, sunshine, blue, sky, colours, colourful, landscape, September, 1996, 35mm, slide, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Nikkor, 28mm f2.8
Alexandria Pompey s Pillar eg9613717jhp 
 Egypt Alexandria Roman Ptolemaic granite sphinx column Pompey Serapeum Rhakote hill modern Mediterranean coastal city no longer reminiscent of the ancient city from Pharaohic times and little of that ancient time remains. A few isolated sites can be visited and this is one is located on Rhakote Hill one of the earliest sites in the City with some Roman ruins and archaeology. On the hill is the dominant granite column called Pompey’s Pillar dating back to the reign of Emperor Diocletian around 297BC but associated with the later rival of Caesar when it was held, mistakenly, his head was placed on top of the column. Also of interest are some granite Sphinxes and underground burial vaults. It is also thought to have held some of the contents of the ancient Library after its sacking after the fall of the House of Ptolemy but nothing now remains of this smaller library probably sacked during the Fifth Century AD by Christian zealots. The City has a distinctly European rather than Egyptian feel to it; it is sometimes offered as a day trip on a Cairo package but is seldom part of the main Nile packages. I hired my own taxi and the driver was sufficiently knowledgeable to take me to the main ‘ancient’ sites I could manage in a few hours. 
 Keywords: Egypt: Egyptian, northern, Delta, ancient, Alexandria, city, coast, Mediterranean, sea, Egyptology, Rhakote, hill, ancient, Rhakotis, Pharaonic, Serapis, Temple, Serapeum, Library, destroyed, Roman, Ptolemaic, Greek, Pompey, Pillar, Corinthian, carved, capital, top, Ptolemaic, red, granite, Sphinx, Sphinxes, granite, carving, carved, scarab, freize, open, air, exhibits, museum, garden, Coptic, cross, early, Christian, archaeology, ruins, Piscina, Roman, bath, house, excavations, gateway, sunshine, blue, sky, colours, colourful, landscape, September, 1996, 35mm, slide, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Nikkor, 28mm f2.8, upright
Alexandria Pompey s Pillar eg9613716jhp 
 Egypt Alexandria Ptolemaic sphinx column Pompey Rhakote hill modern Mediterranean coastal city no longer reminiscent of the ancient city from Pharaohic times and little of that ancient time remains. A few isolated sites can be visited and this is one is located on Rhakote Hill one of the earliest sites in the City with some Roman ruins and archaeology. On the hill is the dominant granite column called Pompey’s Pillar dating back to the reign of Emperor Diocletian around 297BC but associated with the later rival of Caesar when it was held, mistakenly, his head was placed on top of the column. Also of interest are some granite Sphinxes and underground burial vaults. It is also thought to have held some of the contents of the ancient Library after its sacking after the fall of the House of Ptolemy but nothing now remains of this smaller library probably sacked during the Fifth Century AD by Christian zealots. The City has a distinctly European rather than Egyptian feel to it; it is sometimes offered as a day trip on a Cairo package but is seldom part of the main Nile packages. I hired my own taxi and the driver was sufficiently knowledgeable to take me to the main ‘ancient’ sites I could manage in a few hours. 
 Keywords: Egypt: Egyptian, northern, Delta, ancient, Alexandria, city, coast, Mediterranean, sea, Egyptology, Rhakote, hill, ancient, Rhakotis, Pharaonic, Serapis, Temple, Serapeum, Library, destroyed, Roman, Ptolemaic, Greek, Pompey, Pillar, Corinthian, carved, capital, top, Ptolemaic, red, granite, Sphinx, Sphinxes, granite, carving, carved, scarab, freize, open, air, exhibits, museum, garden, Coptic, cross, early, Christian, archaeology, ruins, Piscina, Roman, bath, house, excavations, gateway, sunshine, blue, sky, colours, colourful, landscape, September, 1996, 35mm, slide, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Nikkor, 28mm f2.8, upright
Alexandria Pompey s Pillar eg9613715jhp 
 Egypt Alexandria Roman sphinx column Pompey Rhakote hill garden view plants modern Mediterranean city no longer reminiscent of the ancient city from Pharaohic times and little of that ancient time remains. A few isolated sites can be visited and this is one is located on Rhakote Hill one of the earliest sites in the City with some Roman ruins and archaeology. On the hill is the dominant granite column called Pompey’s Pillar dating back to the reign of Emperor Diocletian around 297BC but associated with the later rival of Caesar when it was held, mistakenly, his head was placed on top of the column. Also of interest are some granite Sphinxes and underground burial vaults. It is also thought to have held some of the contents of the ancient Library after its sacking after the fall of the House of Ptolemy but nothing now remains of this smaller library probably sacked during the Fifth Century AD by Christian zealots. The City has a distinctly European rather than Egyptian feel to it; it is sometimes offered as a day trip on a Cairo package but is seldom part of the main Nile packages. I hired my own taxi and the driver was sufficiently knowledgeable to take me to the main ‘ancient’ sites I could manage in a few hours. 
 Keywords: Egypt: Egyptian, northern, Delta, ancient, Alexandria, city, coast, Mediterranean, sea, Egyptology, Rhakote, hill, ancient, Rhakotis, Pharaonic, Serapis, Temple, Serapeum, Library, destroyed, Roman, Pompey, Pillar, Corinthian, carved, capital, top, Ptolemaic, red, granite, Sphinx, Sphinxes, granite, carving, carved, scarab, freize, open, air, exhibits, museum, garden, Coptic, cross, early, Christian, archaeology, ruins, Piscina, Roman, bath, house, excavations, gateway, sunshine, blue, sky, colours, colourful, landscape, September, 1996, 35mm, slide, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Nikkor, 28mm f2.8, upright
Alexandria Granite Scarab eg9613724jhp 
 Egypt Alexandria Roman garden exhibit granite scarab large museum Rhakote hill modern Mediterranean coastal city no longer reminiscent of the ancient city from Pharaohic times and little of that ancient time remains. A few isolated sites can be visited and this is one is located on Rhakote Hill one of the earliest sites in the City with some Roman ruins and archaeology. On the hill is the dominant granite column called Pompey’s Pillar dating back to the reign of Emperor Diocletian around 297BC but associated with the later rival of Caesar when it was held, mistakenly, his head was placed on top of the column. Also of interest are some granite Sphinxes and underground burial vaults. It is also thought to have held some of the contents of the ancient Library after its sacking after the fall of the House of Ptolemy but nothing now remains of this smaller library probably sacked during the Fifth Century AD by Christian zealots. The City has a distinctly European rather than Egyptian feel to it; it is sometimes offered as a day trip on a Cairo package but is seldom part of the main Nile packages. I hired my own taxi and the driver was sufficiently knowledgeable to take me to the main ‘ancient’ sites I could manage in a few hours. 
 Keywords: Egypt: Egyptian, northern, Delta, ancient, Alexandria, city, coast, Mediterranean, sea, Egyptology, Rhakote, hill, ancient, Rhakotis, Pharaonic, Serapis, Temple, Serapeum, Library, destroyed, Roman, Ptolemaic, Greek, Pompey, Pillar, Corinthian, carved, capital, top, Ptolemaic, red, granite, Sphinx, Sphinxes, granite, carving, carved, scarab, freize, open, air, exhibits, museum, garden, Coptic, cross, early, Christian, archaeology, ruins, Piscina, Roman, bath, house, excavations, gateway, sunshine, blue, sky, colours, colourful, landscape, September, 1996, 35mm, slide, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Nikkor, 28mm f2.8
Alexandria Granite Carving eg9613727jhp 
 Egypt Alexandria broken fragment carved granite freize high status fine quality Rhakote hill modern Mediterranean coastal city no longer reminiscent of the ancient city from Pharaohic times and little of that ancient time remains. A few isolated sites can be visited and this is one is located on Rhakote Hill one of the earliest sites in the City with some Roman ruins and archaeology. On the hill is the dominant granite column called Pompey’s Pillar dating back to the reign of Emperor Diocletian around 297BC but associated with the later rival of Caesar when it was held, mistakenly, his head was placed on top of the column. Also of interest are some granite Sphinxes and underground burial vaults. It is also thought to have held some of the contents of the ancient Library after its sacking after the fall of the House of Ptolemy but nothing now remains of this smaller library probably sacked during the Fifth Century AD by Christian zealots. The City has a distinctly European rather than Egyptian feel to it; it is sometimes offered as a day trip on a Cairo package but is seldom part of the main Nile packages. I hired my own taxi and the driver was sufficiently knowledgeable to take me to the main ‘ancient’ sites I could manage in a few hours. 
 Keywords: Egypt: Egyptian, northern, Delta, ancient, Alexandria, city, coast, Mediterranean, sea, Egyptology, Rhakote, hill, ancient, Rhakotis, Pharaonic, Serapis, Temple, Serapeum, Library, destroyed, Roman, Ptolemaic, Greek, Pompey, Pillar, Corinthian, carved, capital, top, Ptolemaic, red, granite, Sphinx, Sphinxes, granite, carving, carved, scarab, freize, open, air, exhibits, museum, garden, Coptic, cross, early, Christian, archaeology, ruins, Piscina, Roman, bath, house, excavations, gateway, sunshine, blue, sky, colours, colourful, landscape, September, 1996, 35mm, slide, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Nikkor, 28mm f2.8, upright
Alexandria Granite Carving eg9613726jhp 
 Egypt Alexandria carved mottled granite freize high status beautiful quality Rhakote hill modern Mediterranean coastal city no longer reminiscent of the ancient city from Pharaohic times and little of that ancient time remains. A few isolated sites can be visited and this is one is located on Rhakote Hill one of the earliest sites in the City with some Roman ruins and archaeology. On the hill is the dominant granite column called Pompey’s Pillar dating back to the reign of Emperor Diocletian around 297BC but associated with the later rival of Caesar when it was held, mistakenly, his head was placed on top of the column. Also of interest are some granite Sphinxes and underground burial vaults. It is also thought to have held some of the contents of the ancient Library after its sacking after the fall of the House of Ptolemy but nothing now remains of this smaller library probably sacked during the Fifth Century AD by Christian zealots. The City has a distinctly European rather than Egyptian feel to it; it is sometimes offered as a day trip on a Cairo package but is seldom part of the main Nile packages. I hired my own taxi and the driver was sufficiently knowledgeable to take me to the main ‘ancient’ sites I could manage in a few hours. 
 Keywords: Egypt: Egyptian, northern, Delta, ancient, Alexandria, city, coast, Mediterranean, sea, Egyptology, Rhakote, hill, ancient, Rhakotis, Pharaonic, Serapis, Temple, Serapeum, Library, destroyed, Roman, Ptolemaic, Greek, Pompey, Pillar, Corinthian, carved, capital, top, Ptolemaic, red, granite, Sphinx, Sphinxes, granite, carving, carved, scarab, freize, open, air, exhibits, museum, garden, Coptic, cross, early, Christian, archaeology, ruins, Piscina, Roman, bath, house, excavations, gateway, sunshine, blue, sky, colours, colourful, landscape, September, 1996, 35mm, slide, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Nikkor, 28mm f2.8
Alexandria Granite Carving eg9613725jhp 
 Egypt Alexandria carved mottled granite freize symbols beautiful Rhakote hill modern Mediterranean coastal city no longer reminiscent of the ancient city from Pharaohic times and little of that ancient time remains. A few isolated sites can be visited and this is one is located on Rhakote Hill one of the earliest sites in the City with some Roman ruins and archaeology. On the hill is the dominant granite column called Pompey’s Pillar dating back to the reign of Emperor Diocletian around 297BC but associated with the later rival of Caesar when it was held, mistakenly, his head was placed on top of the column. Also of interest are some granite Sphinxes and underground burial vaults. It is also thought to have held some of the contents of the ancient Library after its sacking after the fall of the House of Ptolemy but nothing now remains of this smaller library probably sacked during the Fifth Century AD by Christian zealots. The City has a distinctly European rather than Egyptian feel to it; it is sometimes offered as a day trip on a Cairo package but is seldom part of the main Nile packages. I hired my own taxi and the driver was sufficiently knowledgeable to take me to the main ‘ancient’ sites I could manage in a few hours. 
 Keywords: Egypt: Egyptian, northern, Delta, ancient, Alexandria, city, coast, Mediterranean, sea, Egyptology, Rhakote, hill, ancient, Rhakotis, Pharaonic, Serapis, Temple, Serapeum, Library, destroyed, Roman, Ptolemaic, Greek, Pompey, Pillar, Corinthian, carved, capital, top, Ptolemaic, red, granite, Sphinx, Sphinxes, granite, carving, carved, scarab, freize, open, air, exhibits, museum, garden, Coptic, cross, early, Christian, archaeology, ruins, Piscina, Roman, bath, house, excavations, gateway, sunshine, blue, sky, colours, colourful, landscape, September, 1996, 35mm, slide, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Nikkor, 28mm f2.8
Alexandria Eastern Harbour eg9613923jhp 
 Egypt Alexandria floral park Eastern Harbour entrance El Selselah seafront modern city on the Mediterranean coast is no longer reminiscent of the ancient city from Pharaonic times and little of that ancient time remains. This photo is of modern seafront municpal agrdens near the Sea Bride Sculpture taken from the roadside as my taxi drove around the City on a day trip. Taken in 1996 it preceded the modern Library of Bibliotheca Alexandrina by 8 years, the original ancient library no longer exists. A few isolated ancient sites can be visited with some Greco-Roman ruins and archaeology. The City has a distinctly European rather than Egyptian feel to it; it is sometimes offered as a day trip on a Cairo package but is seldom part of the main Nile packages. I hired my own taxi and the driver was sufficiently knowledgeable to take me to the main ‘ancient’ sites I could manage in a few hours. 
 Keywords: Egypt: Egyptian, Africa, northern, Delta, ancient, Alexandria, city, coast, Mediterranean, European, El Selselah, square, Aselsela, style, sea, eastern, harbour, entrance, promenade, park, gardens, street, scene, sculpture, modern, bride, mermaid, street, roadside, seafront, passing, view, sunshine, blue, sky, bright, colours, colourful, landscape, September, 1996, 35mm, slide, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Nikkor, 28mm f2.8
Alexandria Eastern Harbour eg9613529jhp 
 Egypt Alexandria city harbour eastern boats colourful packed shore modern Mediterranean museum lost is no longer reminiscent of the ancient city from Pharaoh’s times and little of that ancient time remains. A few isolated sites can be visited and one of the most famous, the Lighthouse or Pharos is no longer and would have been in the far distant horizon of this photo of the Eastern Harbour where an old military fort built by Sultan Qaitbay in 1480 is thought to have been built on its foundations. With a distinctly European feel to it, it is sometimes offered as a day trip on a Cairo package but is seldom part of the main Nile packages. 
 Keywords: Egypt: Egyptian, ancient, Alexandria, city, coast, Mediterranean, sea, harbour, lighthouse, bay, Eastern, boats, fishing, fishermen, fortress, Pharos, military, fort, Sultan, Qaitbay, sunshine, blue, sky, water, painted, colours, colourful, white, yellow, aubergine, purple, anchored, shore, beached, sailing, landscape, September, 1996, 35mm, slide, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Nikkor, 28mm f2.8, upright
Alexandria Eastern Harbour eg9613528jhp 
 Egypt Egyptian Alexandria city harbour eastern boats beached shoreline modern Mediterranean museum lost is no longer reminiscent of the ancient city from Pharaoh’s times and little of that ancient time remains. A few isolated sites can be visited and one of the most famous, the Lighthouse or Pharos is no longer and would have been in the far distant horizon of this photo of the Eastern Harbour where an old military fort built by Sultan Qaitbay in 1480 is thought to have been built on its foundations. With a distinctly European feel to it, it is sometimes offered as a day trip on a Cairo package but is seldom part of the main Nile packages. 
 Keywords: Egypt: Egyptian, ancient, Alexandria, city, coast, Mediterranean, sea, harbour, lighthouse, bay, Eastern, boats, fishing, fishermen, fortress, Pharos, military, fort, Sultan, Qaitbay, sunshine, blue, sky, water, painted, colours, colourful, white, yellow, aubergine, purple, anchored, shore, beached, sailing, landscape, September, 1996, 35mm, slide, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Nikkor, 28mm f2.8
Alexandria Carved Relief eg9613914jhp 
 Egypt Alexandria exhibits carved black granite freize Kom el-Shoukafa garden free standing Mediterranean the city is no longer reminiscent of the ancient city from Pharaonic times and little of that ancient time remains. A few isolated sites can be visited and this is called Kom es-Shogafa, also spelt es-Shoquafa, al-Shawqaiah a necropolis of catacombs and ongoing archaeology. The garden area of this site has many exhibits including sarcophagi, carved capitals as well as a reconstructed Tombs, most well known is Tigrane [Tigran] rescued from construction work in Tigrane Pasha Street in 1952. The style of decoration in this tomb is particularly important as it shows the blending of the major influences in the City’s history-Egyptian, Greek and Roman. The City has a distinctly European rather than Egyptian feel to it; it is sometimes offered as a day trip on a Cairo package but is seldom part of the main Nile packages. I hired my own taxi and the driver was sufficiently knowledgeable to take me to the main ‘ancient’ sites I could manage in a few hours. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, northern, Delta, ancient, Alexandria, city, coast, Mediterranean, sea, Egyptology, Kom, es-Shogafa, es-Shoquafa, al-Shawqaiah, el-Shoukafa, catacombs, rotunda, main, entrance, Tigran, Tigrane, rescue, reconstruction, building, garden, open, air, museum, exhibits, artefacts, carvings, carved, black, inons, offering, boat, snake, granite, Coptic, Cross, early, Christian, sarcophagus, sarcophagi, sunshine, blue, sky, colours, colourful, landscape, September, 1996, 35mm, slide, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Nikkor, 28mm f2.8
Alexandria Carved Cross eg9613729jhp 
 Egypt Alexandria garden exhibit carved stone Coptic cross early Christian capital Rhakote hill modern Mediterranean coastal city no longer reminiscent of the ancient city from Pharaohic times and little of that ancient time remains. A few isolated sites can be visited and this is one is located on Rhakote Hill one of the earliest sites in the City with some Roman ruins and archaeology. On the hill is the dominant granite column called Pompey’s Pillar dating back to the reign of Emperor Diocletian around 297BC but associated with the later rival of Caesar when it was held, mistakenly, his head was placed on top of the column. Also of interest are some granite Sphinxes and underground burial vaults. It is also thought to have held some of the contents of the ancient Library after its sacking after the fall of the House of Ptolemy but nothing now remains of this smaller library probably sacked during the Fifth Century AD by Christian zealots. The City has a distinctly European rather than Egyptian feel to it; it is sometimes offered as a day trip on a Cairo package but is seldom part of the main Nile packages. I hired my own taxi and the driver was sufficiently knowledgeable to take me to the main ‘ancient’ sites I could manage in a few hours. 
 Keywords: Egypt: Egyptian, northern, Delta, ancient, Alexandria, city, coast, Mediterranean, sea, Egyptology, Rhakote, hill, ancient, Rhakotis, Pharaonic, Serapis, Temple, Serapeum, Library, destroyed, Roman, Ptolemaic, Greek, Pompey, Pillar, Corinthian, carved, capital, top, Ptolemaic, red, granite, Sphinx, Sphinxes, granite, carving, carved, scarab, freize, open, air, exhibits, museum, garden, Coptic, cross, early, Christian, archaeology, ruins, Piscina, Roman, bath, house, excavations, gateway, sunshine, blue, sky, colours, colourful, landscape, September, 1996, 35mm, slide, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Nikkor, 28mm f2.8
Alexandria Burial Vault eg961395jhp 
 Egypt Alexandria city catacombs tomb carving Kom el-Shoukafa catacombs Mediterranean is no longer reminiscent of the ancient city from Pharaonic times and little of that ancient time remains. A few isolated sites can be visited and this is called Kom es-Shogafa, also spelt es-Shoquafa, al-Shawqaiah a necropolis of catacombs and ongoing archaeology. The garden area of this site has many exhibits including sarcophagi, carved capitals as well as a reconstructed Tombs, best known is Tigrane [Tigran] rescued from construction work in Tigrane Pasha Street in 1952. The style of decoration in this tomb is particularly important as it shows the blending of the major influences in the City’s history-Egyptian, Greek and Roman. The City has a distinctly European rather than Egyptian feel to it; it is sometimes offered as a day trip on a Cairo package but is seldom part of the main Nile packages. I hired my own taxi and the driver was sufficiently knowledgeable to take me to the main ‘ancient’ sites I could manage in a few hours. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, northern, Delta, ancient, Alexandria, city, coast, Mediterranean, sea, Egyptology, Kom, es-Shogafa, es-Shoquafa, al-Shawqaiah, el-Shoukafa, catacombs, rotunda, main, entrance, underground, submerged, flooded, columns, buttress, Tigran, Tigrane, rescue, tomb, paintings, reliefs, Osiris, mummified, mummy, niche, carved, Horus, funerary, Anubis, Thoth, bed, palm, fronds, Goddess, Isis, Nephthys, white, stucco, Apis, bull, winged, offering, King, shelves, storage, walls, scallop, shell, reconstruction, building, garden, open, air, museum, exhibits, artefacts, carvings, granite, Coptic, Cross, early, Christian, sarcophagus, sarcophagi, sunshine, blue, sky, colours, colourful, landscape, September, 1996, 35mm, slide, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Nikkor, 28mm f2.8, upright
Alexandria Burial Vault eg961393jhp 
 Egypt Alexandria city main catacombs tomb entrance carved walls Kom al-Shawqaiah catacombs Mediterranean is no longer reminiscent of the ancient city from Pharaonic times and little of that ancient time remains. A few isolated sites can be visited and this is called Kom es-Shogafa, also spelt es-Shoquafa, al-Shawqaiah a necropolis of catacombs and ongoing archaeology. The garden area of this site has many exhibits including sarcophagi, carved capitals as well as a reconstructed Tombs, best known is Tigrane [Tigran] rescued from construction work in Tigrane Pasha Street in 1952. The style of decoration in this tomb is particularly important as it shows the blending of the major influences in the City’s history-Egyptian, Greek and Roman. The City has a distinctly European rather than Egyptian feel to it; it is sometimes offered as a day trip on a Cairo package but is seldom part of the main Nile packages. I hired my own taxi and the driver was sufficiently knowledgeable to take me to the main ‘ancient’ sites I could manage in a few hours. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, northern, Delta, ancient, Alexandria, city, coast, Mediterranean, sea, Egyptology, Kom, es-Shogafa, es-Shoquafa, al-Shawqaiah, el-Shoukafa, catacombs, rotunda, main, entrance, underground, submerged, flooded, columns, Tigran, Tigrane, rescue, tomb, paintings, reliefs, Osiris, mummified, mummy, niche, carved, Horus, funerary, Anubis, Thoth, bed, palm, fronds, Goddess, Isis, Nephthys, white, stucco, Apis, bull, winged, offering, King, shelves, storage, walls, scallop, shell, reconstruction, building, garden, open, air, museum, exhibits, artefacts, carvings, granite, Coptic, Cross, early, Christian, sarcophagus, sarcophagi, sunshine, blue, sky, colours, colourful, landscape, September, 1996, 35mm, slide, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Nikkor, 28mm f2.8

Egypt > Outlying Pyramids (12 files)

Pictures of pyramids and scenery related to them outwith the main sites of Giza and Saqqara such as Abusir, Dashur, El Lisht, Meydum and Hawara
Abu Rawash Pyramid eg961339jhp 
 Egyptian Rawash pyramids site view Cairo Giza Great Khafre Menkaure plateau this site is situated north west of Giza this site on high ground near the village of Abu Rawash and has the remains of a pyramid ascribed to the Pharaoh Djedefre, the successor to Khufu both of the 4th Dynasty around 2500BC. The pyramid was faced with granite and the burial chambers were set deep in the rock, in mastaba style, with evidence of a secondary pyramid, a nearby cult complex and a causeway over 1500m long leading to a valley temple in the Wadi Qarun. Heavily damaged by quarrying activities since Roman times to maybe modern Cairo buildings recent excavations are ongoing and some restoration of the site is underway. When I visited in 1996 it was difficult to get to and I was not allowed time to really explore the site. However I did get back in 2007 and was able to explore much more of the site, noticing considerable restoration especially around the Mortuary Temple and the Boat Pit. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Cairo, Giza, view, pyramids, Great, Khufu, Khafre, Menkaure, River, Nile, Abu, Roash, village, Ruwash, Rawash, pharaoh, royal, Djedefre, Ra’djedef, Pyramid, 4th Dynasty, mastaba, massif, hillock, landscape, isolated, desert, electricity, pylons, rocky, ancient, limestone, blocks, inclining, granite, casing, old, style, deep, access, corridor, chamber, boat, pit, quartzite, head, sphinx, statue, remains, Step, Pyramid, Djoser, tomb, Cheops, Khufu, Khafre, Egyptology, history, archaeology, construction, architecture, mortuary, valley, temple, causeway, Wadi, Qarun, cult, worship, basalt, French, excavation, September, 1996, 645, transparency, film, Fuji, RDP, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Bronica, ETRSi, medium, wide angle, 40mm f4, upright
Abu Rawash Pyramid eg961338jhp 
 Egypt Abu Roash pyramids site view Cairo Giza Great Khafre plateau this site is situated north west of Giza this site on high ground near the village of Abu Rawash and has the remains of a pyramid ascribed to the Pharaoh Djedefre, the successor to Khufu both of the 4th Dynasty around 2500BC. The pyramid was faced with granite and the burial chambers were set deep in the rock, in mastaba style, with evidence of a secondary pyramid, a nearby cult complex and a causeway over 1500m long leading to a valley temple in the Wadi Qarun. Heavily damaged by quarrying activities since Roman times to maybe modern Cairo buildings recent excavations are ongoing and some restoration of the site is underway. When I visited in 1996 it was difficult to get to and I was not allowed time to really explore the site. However I did get back in 2007 and was able to explore much more of the site, noticing considerable restoration especially around the Mortuary Temple and the Boat Pit. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Cairo, Giza, River, Nile, Great, Khufu, Khafre, Menkaure, view, distance, Abu, Roash, village, Ruwash, Rawash, pharaoh, royal, Djedefre, Ra’djedef, Pyramid, 4th Dynasty, mastaba, massif, hillock, landscape, isolated, desert, electricity, pylons, rocky, ancient, limestone, blocks, inclining, granite, casing, old, style, deep, access, corridor, chamber, boat, pit, quartzite, head, sphinx, statue, remains, Step, Pyramid, Djoser, tomb, Cheops, Khufu, Khafre, Egyptology, history, archaeology, construction, architecture, mortuary, valley, temple, causeway, Wadi, Qarun, cult, worship, basalt, French, excavation, September, 1996, 645, transparency, film, Fuji, RDP, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Bronica, ETRSi, medium, wide angle, 40mm f4
Abu Rawash Pyramid eg961335jhp 
 Egypt Abu Ruwash pyramid remains masonry Djedefre construction techniques limestone blocks this site is situated north west of Giza this site on high ground near the village of Abu Rawash and has the remains of a pyramid ascribed to the Pharaoh Djedefre, the successor to Khufu both of the 4th Dynasty around 2500BC. The pyramid was faced with granite and the burial chambers were set deep in the rock, in mastaba style, with evidence of a secondary pyramid, a nearby cult complex and a causeway over 1500m long leading to a valley temple in the Wadi Qarun. Heavily damaged by quarrying activities since Roman times to maybe modern Cairo buildings recent excavations are ongoing and some restoration of the site is underway. When I visited in 1996 it was difficult to get to and I was not allowed time to really explore the site. However I did get back in 2007 and was able to explore much more of the site, noticing considerable restoration especially around the Mortuary Temple and the Boat Pit. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Cairo, Giza, River, Nile, Abu, Roash, village, Ruwash, Rawash, pharaoh, royal, Djedefre, Ra’djedef, Pyramid, 4th Dynasty, mastaba, massif, hillock, landscape, isolated, desert, electricity, pylons, rocky, ancient, limestone, blocks, inclining, granite, casing, old, style, deep, access, corridor, chamber, boat, pit, quartzite, head, sphinx, statue, remains, Step, Pyramid, Djoser, tomb, Cheops, Khufu, Khafre, Egyptology, history, archaeology, construction, architecture, mortuary, valley, temple, causeway, Wadi, Qarun, cult, worship, basalt, French, excavation, September, 1996, 645, transparency, film, Fuji, RDP, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Bronica, ETRSi, medium, wide angle, 40mm f4, upright
Abu Rawash Pyramid eg961334jhp 
 Egypt Abu Roash pyramid ruins pharaoh Djedefre construction erosion limestone this site is situated north west of Giza this site on high ground near the village of Abu Rawash and has the remains of a pyramid ascribed to the Pharaoh Djedefre, the successor to Khufu both of the 4th Dynasty around 2500BC. The pyramid was faced with granite and the burial chambers were set deep in the rock, in mastaba style, with evidence of a secondary pyramid, a nearby cult complex and a causeway over 1500m long leading to a valley temple in the Wadi Qarun. Heavily damaged by quarrying activities since Roman times to maybe modern Cairo buildings recent excavations are ongoing and some restoration of the site is underway. When I visited in 1996 it was difficult to get to and I was not allowed time to really explore the site. However I did get back in 2007 and was able to explore much more of the site, noticing considerable restoration especially around the Mortuary Temple and the Boat Pit 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Cairo, Giza, River, Nile, Abu, Roash, village, Ruwash, Rawash, pharaoh, royal, Djedefre, Ra’djedef, Pyramid, 4th Dynasty, mastaba, massif, hillock, landscape, isolated, desert, electricity, pylons, rocky, ancient, limestone, blocks, inclining, granite, casing, old, style, deep, access, corridor, chamber, boat, pit, quartzite, head, sphinx, statue, remains, Step, Pyramid, Djoser, tomb, Cheops, Khufu, Khafre, Egyptology, history, archaeology, construction, architecture, mortuary, valley, temple, causeway, Wadi, Qarun, cult, worship, basalt, French, excavation, September, 1996, 645, transparency, film, Fuji, RDP, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Bronica, ETRSi, medium, wide angle, 40mm f4
Abu Rawash Pyramid eg961332jhp 
 Egyptian 4th Dynasty Abu Ruwash Roash pyramid limestone blocks pharaoh Djedefre mortuary temple this site is situated north west of Giza this site on high ground near the village of Abu Rawash and has the remains of a pyramid ascribed to the Pharaoh Djedefre, the successor to Khufu both of the 4th Dynasty around 2500BC. The pyramid was faced with granite and the burial chambers were set deep in the rock, in mastaba style, with evidence of a secondary pyramid, a nearby cult complex and a causeway over 1500m long leading to a valley temple in the Wadi Qarun. Heavily damaged by quarrying activities since Roman times to maybe modern Cairo buildings recent excavations are ongoing and some restoration of the site is underway. When I visited in 1996 it was difficult to get to and I was not allowed time to really explore the site. However I did get back in 2007 and was able to explore much more of the site, noticing considerable restoration especially around the Mortuary Temple and the Boat Pit. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Cairo, Giza, River, Nile, Abu, Roash, village, Ruwash, Rawash, pharaoh, royal, Djedefre, Ra’djedef, Pyramid, 4th Dynasty, mastaba, massif, hillock, landscape, isolated, desert, electricity, pylons, rocky, ancient, limestone, blocks, inclining, granite, casing, old, style, deep, access, corridor, chamber, boat, pit, quartzite, head, sphinx, statue, remains, Step, Pyramid, Djoser, tomb, Cheops, Khufu, Khafre, Egyptology, history, archaeology, construction, architecture, mortuary, valley, temple, causeway, Wadi, Qarun, cult, worship, basalt, French, excavation, September, 1996, 645, transparency, film, Fuji, RDP, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Bronica, ETRSi, medium, wide angle, 40mm f4, upright
Abu Rawash Pyramid eg961331jhp 
 Egypt Abu Rawash Roash pyramid ruins pharaoh Djedefre mortuary temple boat pit this site is situated north west of Giza this site on high ground near the village of Abu Rawash and has the remains of a pyramid ascribed to the Pharaoh Djedefre, the successor to Khufu both of the 4th Dynasty around 2500BC. The pyramid was faced with granite and the burial chambers were set deep in the rock, in mastaba style, with evidence of a secondary pyramid, a nearby cult complex and a causeway over 1500m long leading to a valley temple in the Wadi Qarun. Heavily damaged by quarrying activities since Roman times to maybe modern Cairo buildings recent excavations are ongoing and some restoration of the site is underway. When I visited in 1996 it was difficult to get to and I was not allowed time to really explore the site. However I did get back in 2007 and was able to explore much more of the site, noticing considerable restoration especially around the Mortuary Temple and the Boat Pit. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Cairo, Giza, River, Nile, Abu, Roash, village, Ruwash, Rawash, pharaoh, royal, Djedefre, Ra’djedef, Pyramid, 4th Dynasty, mastaba, massif, hillock, landscape, isolated, desert, electricity, pylons, rocky, ancient, limestone, blocks, inclining, granite, casing, old, style, deep, access, corridor, chamber, boat, pit, quartzite, head, sphinx, statue, remains, Step, Pyramid, Djoser, tomb, Cheops, Khufu, Khafre, Egyptology, history, archaeology, construction, architecture, mortuary, valley, temple, causeway, Wadi, Qarun, cult, worship, basalt, French, excavation, September, 1996, 645, transparency, film, Fuji, RDP, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Bronica, ETRSi, medium, wide angle, 40mm f4
Abu Rawash Pyramid eg9613232jhp 
 Egypt Abu Roash pyramid ruins pharaoh Djedefre destroyed quarry blocks this site is situated north west of Giza this site on high ground near the village of Abu Rawash and has the remains of a pyramid ascribed to the Pharaoh Djedefre, the successor to Khufu both of the 4th Dynasty around 2500BC. The pyramid was faced with granite and the burial chambers were set deep in the rock, in mastaba style, with evidence of a secondary pyramid, a nearby cult complex and a causeway over 1500m long leading to a valley temple in the Wadi Qarun. Heavily damaged by quarrying activities since Roman times to maybe modern 1800's Cairo buildings recent excavations are ongoing and some restoration of the site is underway. When I visited in 1996 it was difficult to get to and I was not allowed time to really explore the site. However I did get back in 2007 and was able to explore much more of the site, noticing considerable restoration especially around the Mortuary Temple and the Boat Pit. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Cairo, Giza, River, Nile, Abu, Roash, village, Ruwash, Rawash, pharaoh, royal, Djedefre, Ra’djedef, Pyramid, 4th Dynasty, mastaba, massif, hillock, landscape, isolated, desert, electricity, pylons, rocky, ancient, limestone, blocks, inclining, granite, casing, old, style, deep, access, corridor, chamber, boat, pit, quartzite, head, sphinx, statue, remains, Step, Pyramid, Djoser, tomb, Cheops, Khufu, Khafre, Egyptology, history, archaeology, construction, architecture, mortuary, valley, temple, causeway, Wadi, Qarun, cult, worship, basalt, French, excavation, September, 1996, 35mm, slide, film, Fuji, RD-128, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Tokina SD, 28-70mm lens
Abu Rawash Pyramid eg9613231jhp 
 Egyptian Abu Ruwash pyramid Djedefre boat pit adjacent alongside excavated this site is situated north west of Giza this site on high ground near the village of Abu Rawash and has the remains of a pyramid ascribed to the Pharaoh Djedefre, the successor to Khufu both of the 4th Dynasty around 2500BC. The pyramid was faced with granite and the burial chambers were set deep in the rock, in mastaba style, with evidence of a secondary pyramid, a nearby cult complex and a causeway over 1500m long leading to a valley temple in the Wadi Qarun. Heavily damaged by quarrying activities since Roman times to maybe modern Cairo buildings recent excavations are ongoing and some restoration of the site is underway. When I visited in 1996 it was difficult to get to and I was not allowed time to really explore the site. However I did get back in 2007 and was able to explore much more of the site, noticing considerable restoration especially around the Mortuary Temple and the Boat Pit. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Cairo, Giza, River, Nile, Abu, Roash, village, Ruwash, Rawash, pharaoh, royal, Djedefre, Ra’djedef, Redjedef, Pyramid, 4th Dynasty, mastaba, massif, hillock, landscape, isolated, desert, electricity, pylons, rocky, ancient, limestone, blocks, inclining, granite, casing, old, style, deep, access, corridor, chamber, boat, pit, quartzite, head, sphinx, statue, remains, Step, Pyramid, Djoser, tomb, Cheops, Khufu, Khafre, Egyptology, history, archaeology, construction, architecture, mortuary, valley, temple, causeway, Wadi, Qarun, cult, worship, basalt, French, excavation, September, 1996, 35mm, slide, film, Fuji, RD-128, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Tokina SD, 28-70mm lens
Abu Rawash Pyramid eg9613230jhp 
 Egypt Abu Rawash ruins pharaoh Djedefre boat pit excavated hole empty this site is situated north west of Giza this site on high ground near the village of Abu Rawash and has the remains of a pyramid ascribed to the Pharaoh Djedefre, the successor to Khufu both of the 4th Dynasty around 2500BC. The pyramid was faced with granite and the burial chambers were set deep in the rock, in mastaba style, with evidence of a secondary pyramid, a nearby cult complex and a causeway over 1500m long leading to a valley temple in the Wadi Qarun. Heavily damaged by quarrying activities since Roman times to maybe modern Cairo buildings recent excavations are ongoing and some restoration of the site is underway. When I visited in 1996 it was difficult to get to and I was not allowed time to really explore the site. However I did get back in 2007 and was able to explore much more of the site, noticing considerable restoration especially around the Mortuary Temple and the Boat Pit. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Cairo, Giza, River, Nile, Abu, Roash, village, Ruwash, Rawash, pharaoh, royal, Djedefre, Ra’djedef, Pyramid, 4th Dynasty, mastaba, massif, hillock, landscape, isolated, desert, electricity, pylons, rocky, ancient, limestone, blocks, inclining, granite, casing, old, style, deep, access, corridor, chamber, boat, pit, quartzite, head, sphinx, statue, remains, Step, Pyramid, Djoser, tomb, Cheops, Khufu, Khafre, Egyptology, history, archaeology, construction, architecture, mortuary, valley, temple, causeway, Wadi, Qarun, cult, worship, basalt, French, excavation, September, 1996, 35mm, slide, film, Fuji, RD-128, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Tokina SD, 28-70mm lens, upright
Abu Rawash Pyramid eg9613229jhp 
 Egypt Abu Roash pyramid pharaoh Djedefre mortuary temple boat pit hole this site is situated north west of Giza this site on high ground near the village of Abu Rawash and has the remains of a pyramid ascribed to the Pharaoh Djedefre, the successor to Khufu both of the 4th Dynasty around 2500BC. The pyramid was faced with granite and the burial chambers were set deep in the rock, in mastaba style, with evidence of a secondary pyramid, a nearby cult complex and a causeway over 1500m long leading to a valley temple in the Wadi Qarun. Heavily damaged by quarrying activities since Roman times to maybe modern Cairo buildings recent excavations are ongoing and some restoration of the site is underway. When I visited in 1996 it was difficult to get to and I was not allowed time to really explore the site. However I did get back in 2007 and was able to explore much more of the site, noticing considerable restoration especially around the Mortuary Temple and the Boat Pit. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Cairo, Giza, River, Nile, Abu, Roash, village, Ruwash, Rawash, pharaoh, royal, Djedefre, Ra’djedef, Pyramid, 4th Dynasty, mastaba, massif, hillock, landscape, isolated, desert, electricity, pylons, rocky, ancient, limestone, blocks, inclining, granite, casing, old, style, deep, access, corridor, chamber, boat, pit, quartzite, head, sphinx, statue, remains, Step, Pyramid, Djoser, tomb, Cheops, Khufu, Khafre, Egyptology, history, archaeology, construction, architecture, mortuary, valley, temple, causeway, Wadi, Qarun, cult, worship, basalt, French, excavation, September, 1996, 35mm, slide, film, Fuji, RD-128, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Tokina SD, 28-70mm lens, upright
Red Pyramid Dashur eg961319jhp 
 Egyptian desert Dahshur Red North Pyramid Sneferu barren true robbed tallest Dashur Old Kingdom construction following the problems with his Meidum and Bent pyramids this appears to have been a well executed building programme with a successful outcome, the tallest of the Dashur pyramids and although robbed of all its limestone casing is considered the first of the ‘true’ pyramids to have been completed. Pieces of the pyramid’s capstone have been reconstructed and form a feature in what remains of the foundations of the Mortuary Temple on the east side. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dashur, Dahshur, desert, sand, escarpment, Red, granite, North, Northern, Pyramid, shining, complex, necropolis, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, architecture, construction, tallest, completed, history, king, pharaoh, royal, tombs, death, burial, afterlife, Saqqara, Bent, Snefru, Sneferu, Snofru, corbelled, necropolis, Middle, Kingdom, Amenemhet 11, Senwosret 111, Saqqara, Saqqarah, 4th Dynasty, Stadelmann, Amenemhat 111, Black, mudbrick, Senusert, sarcophagus, Turah, Tura, limestone, casing, stripped, plundered, robbed, removed, mortuary, east, side, temple, entry, north, face, chamber, antechamber, corbelled, pyramidion, capstone, reconstructed, mortuary, temple, foundations, September, 1996, 645, transparency, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Bronica, ETRSi, medium, wide angle, 40mm f4, upright
Red Pyramid Dashur eg961316jhp 
 Egypt Red North Pyramid Sneferu desert view sand panorama true robbed tallest Dashur Old Kingdom construction following the problems with his Meidum and Bent pyramids this appears to have been a well executed building programme with a successful outcome, the tallest of the Dashur pyramids and although robbed of all its limestone casing is considered the first of the ‘true’ pyramids to have been completed. Pieces of the pyramid’s capstone have been reconstructed and form a feature in what remains of the foundations of the Mortuary Temple on the east side. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Dashur, Dahshur, desert, sand, escarpment, Red, granite, North, Northern, Pyramid, shining, complex, necropolis, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, architecture, construction, tallest, completed, history, king, pharaoh, royal, tombs, death, burial, afterlife, Saqqara, Bent, Snefru, Sneferu, Snofru, corbelled, necropolis, Middle, Kingdom, Amenemhet 11, Senwosret 111, Saqqara, Saqqarah, 4th Dynasty, Stadelmann, Amenemhat 111, Black, mudbrick, Senusert, sarcophagus, Turah, Tura, limestone, casing, stripped, plundered, robbed, removed, mortuary, east, side, temple, entry, north, face, chamber, antechamber, corbelled, pyramidion, capstone, reconstructed, mortuary, temple, foundations, September, 1996, 645, transparency, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Bronica, ETRSi, medium, wide angle, 40mm f4

Scotland > Aberdeen City (1 file)

This gallery includes all photographs connected with Aberdeen city from buildings, churches, streets, public parks, gardens, the University, Harbour and the beach. Places covered included Union Terrace Gardens, Cowdray Hall, Rosemount, HM Theatre, William Wallace Statue, Union Street, Castlegate, Citadel, Town House, Provost Skene House, Marsicahl College, Woolmanhill, Denburn Carpark, Johnston Gardens, Victoria Park, Duthie Park, Hazlehead Park, Piper Alpha Memorial, Seaton Park, Kings College, Elphinstone, Old Aberdeen, Fittie, Bridge of Don, AECC, Garthdee, Torry, Nigg, Pocra Quay
Aberdeen Tollohill View xvv2845jhp 
 Aberdeen City Scotland River DeeTollohill Wood view bridge summer telephoto view with a hint of autumn in early September from high ground to the west of the city overlooking the River Dee with the historic Old Bridge of Dee in the foreground and the river bending past Riverside as it flows eastwards to the North Sea and through the harbour. 
 Keywords: Aberdeen, City, Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, North, sea, East, Tollohill, Wood, view, Banchory, Devenick, skyline, panorama, landscape, sea, coast, granite, silver, River, Dee, Riverside, road, summer, autumn, 'Bridge of Dee', bridge, arches, historic, parks, trees, colorful, colourful, colours, colors

Scotland > Aberdeenshire (35 files)

This gallery includes rural, scenic and landscape subjects of the Shire, including Kincardineshire, Mearns, Garioch, Buchan Strathbogie and Mar.
Bennachie Pitcaple bnm9781jhp 
 Bennachie Hill Pitcaple Garioch road harvest bales pylons Scottish Donside vitrified Pictish fort Aberdeenshire Donside is seen here on the road over to Chapel Garioch from Pitcaple in Aberdeenshire North West of Aberdeen City in the North east of Scotland. This particular view is from the road to the south of the main Inverurie to Huntly road just after leaving the village as the road climbs up to Chapel of Garioch. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Donside, Bennachie, hill, hilltop, fort, Pictish, vitrified, Pitcaple, Chapel, Garioch, village, road, September, 2017, autumn, landscape, upright, fields, harvest, round, bales, electric, pylons, countryside, rural, forestry, Boghead, farm, Nikon, D700, DSLR, digital, camera, photograph, colour, green, blue, sky, sunny, white, clouds
Bennachie Pitcaple bnm9780jhp 
 Bennachie Hill Pitcaple Chapel Garioch road autumn harvest bales Scottish vitrified Pictish fort Aberdeenshire Donside is seen here on the road over to Chapel Garioch from Pitcaple in Aberdeenshire North West of Aberdeen City in the North east of Scotland. This particular view is from the road to the south of the main Inverurie to Huntly road just after leaving the village as the road climbs up to Chapel of Garioch. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Donside, Bennachie, hill, hilltop, fort, Pictish, vitrified, Pitcaple, Chapel, Garioch, village, road, September, 2017, autumn, landscape, fields, harvest, round, bales, electric, pylons, countryside, rural, forestry, Boghead, farm, Nikon, D700, DSLR, digital, camera, photograph, colour, green, blue, sky, sunny, white, clouds
Bennachie Pitcaple bnm9779jhp 
 Bennachie Hill Pitcaple road autumn harvest bales Scotland Aberdeenshire pylons electric vitrified Pictish fort Aberdeenshire Donside is seen here on the road over to Chapel Garioch from Pitcaple in Aberdeenshire North West of Aberdeen City in the North east of Scotland. This particular view is from the road to the south of the main Inverurie to Huntly road just after leaving the village as the road climbs up to Chapel of Garioch. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Donside, Bennachie, hill, hilltop, fort, Pictish, vitrified, Pitcaple, Chapel, Garioch, village, road, September, 2017, autumn, landscape, fields, harvest, round, bales, electric, pylons, countryside, rural, forestry, Boghead, farm, Nikon, D700, DSLR, digital, camera, photograph, colour, green, blue, sky, sunny, white, clouds
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
Bennachie Birselawsie vbn0633jhp 
 Bennachie hill Birselasie farm autumn Aberdeenshire Scottish Jim Henderson photo roadside telephoto view from just after the Learney Crossroads looking northwards to Bennachie across West Bandodle and Birselasie farms in the direction of Millbank where this road joins the main A944 Alford road from Aberdeen. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Mar, Learney, crossroads, Birselawsie, Gates, Birselasie, West, Bandodle, Tamnagorn, Bennachie, hill, landscape, autumn, clouds, blue, sky, green, grass, hills, farming, field, cattle, fields, dyke, road, trees, larch, forest, September, 2015, DSLR, digital, D700, Nikon
Bennachie Birselawsie vbn0632jhp 
 Bennachie Birselawsie tree larch autumn dyke Aberdeenshire Scotland roadside view from just after the Learney Crossroads looking northwards to Bennachie across West Bandodle and Birselasie farms in the direction of Millbank where this road joins the main A944 Alford road from Aberdeen. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Mar, Learney, crossroads, Birselawsie, Birselasie, West, Bandodle, Tamnagorn, Bennachie, hill, landscape, autumn, clouds, blue, sky, green, grass, hills, farming, field, cattle, fields, dyke, road, trees, larch, forest, September, 2015, DSLR, digital, D700, Nikon
Bennachie Birselawsie vbn0631jhp 
 Bennachie Birselasie larch tree autumn dyke Aberdeenshire Scotland Mar roadside view from just after the Learney Crossroads looking northwards to Bennachie across West Bandodle and Birselasie farms in the direction of Millbank where this road joins the main A944 Alford road from Aberdeen. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Mar, Learney, crossroads, Birselawsie, Gates, Birselasie, West, Bandodle, Tamnagorn, Bennachie, hill, landscape, upright, autumn, clouds, blue, sky, green, grass, hills, farming, field, cattle, fields, dyke, road, trees, larch, forest, September, 2015, DSLR, digital, D700, Nikon
River Urie Whiteford vbn1064jhp 
 River Urie downstream bridge Whiteford autumn Scotland Aberdeenshire morning Donside is seen here on the road over to Pitcaple in Aberdeenshire North West of Aberdeen City in the North east of Scotland. This particular view is from the road to the north of the main Inverurie to Huntly road near Pitcaple Quarry just before you reach Whiteford from the crossroads on the Rothienorman road and at the small bridge that crosses the River Urie. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Donside, River, Urie, Bennachie, hilltop, fort, Pictish, vitrified, Pitcaple, Quarry, Whiteford, bridge, Mill, Durno, road, autumn, landscape, field, bales, barley, harvest, upright, 2015, September, digital, DSLR, D700, Nikon, countryside, rural, silver, birch, dead, ash, oak, trees, blue, sky, sunny
River Urie Whiteford vbn1063jhp 
 River Urie morning mist Whiteford autumn Scottish Aberdeenshire Donside downstream is seen here on the road over to Pitcaple in Aberdeenshire North West of Aberdeen City in the North east of Scotland. This particular view is from the road to the north of the main Inverurie to Huntly road near Pitcaple Quarry just before you reach Whiteford from the crossroads on the Rothienorman road and at the small bridge that crosses the River Urie. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Donside, River, Urie, Bennachie, hilltop, fort, Pictish, vitrified, Pitcaple, Quarry, Whiteford, bridge, Mill, Durno, road, autumn, landscape, field, bales, barley, harvest, 2015, September, digital, DSLR, D700, Nikon, countryside, rural, silver, birch, dead, ash, oak, trees, blue, sky, sunny
Bennachie Whiteford vbn1061jhp 
 Donside Bennachie Hill road Whiteford autumn bales rural Scottish Aberdeenshire vitrified Pictish fort Donside is seen here on the road over to Pitcaple in Aberdeenshire North West of Aberdeen City in the North east of Scotland. This particular view is from the road to the north of the main Inverurie to Huntly road near Pitcaple Quarry just before you reach Whiteford from the crossroads on the Rothienorman road and at the small bridge that crosses the River Urie. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Donside, River, Urie, Bennachie, hilltop, fort, Pictish, vitrified, Pitcaple, Quarry, Whiteford, bridge, Mill, Durno, road, autumn, landscape, field, bales, barley, harvest, 2015, September, digital, DSLR, D700, Nikon, countryside, rural, electric, pylons, ash, oak, trees, blue, sky, sunny
Bennachie Whiteford vbn1060jhp 
 Bennachie Hill Pitcaple Quarry road Whiteford autumn Scottish Aberdeenshire vitrified Pictish fort Donside is seen here on the road over to Pitcaple in Aberdeenshire North West of Aberdeen City in the North east of Scotland. This particular view is from the road to the north of the main Inverurie to Huntly road near Pitcaple Quarry just before you reach Whiteford from the crossroads on the Rothienorman road and at the small bridge that crosses the River Urie. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Donside, River, Urie, Bennachie, hilltop, fort, Pictish, vitrified, Pitcaple, Quarry, Whiteford, bridge, Mill, Durno, road, autumn, landscape, field, bales, barley, harvest, upright, 2015, September, digital, DSLR, D700, Nikon, countryside, rural, silver, birch, dead, ash, oak, trees, blue, sky, sunny
Bennachie Whiteford vbn1059jhp 
 Bennachie Hill Pitcaple River Urie Quarry road Whiteford autumn Scotland Aberdeenshire vitrified Pictish fort Donside is seen here on the road over to Pitcaple in Aberdeenshire North West of Aberdeen City in the North east of Scotland. This particular view is from the road to the north of the main Inverurie to Huntly road near Pitcaple Quarry just before you reach Whiteford from the crossroads on the Rothienorman road and at the small bridge that crosses the River Urie. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Donside, River, Urie, Bennachie, hilltop, fort, Pictish, vitrified, Pitcaple, Quarry, Whiteford, bridge, Mill, Durno, road, autumn, landscape, field, bales, barley, harvest, 2015, September, digital, DSLR, D700, Nikon, countryside, rural, silver, birch, dead, ash, oak, trees, blue, sky, sunny
Bennachie Whiteford vbn1056jhp 
 Bennachie Hill Pitcaple road Whiteford autumn harvest bales Scottish Aberdeenshire vitrified Pictish fort Donside is seen here on the road over to Pitcaple in Aberdeenshire North West of Aberdeen City in the North east of Scotland. This particular view is from the road to the north of the main Inverurie to Huntly road near Pitcaple Quarry just before you reach Whiteford from the crossroads on the Rothienorman road and at the small bridge that crosses the River Urie. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Donside, River, Urie, Bennachie, hilltop, fort, Pictish, vitrified, Pitcaple, Quarry, Whiteford, bridge, Mill, Durno, road, autumn, landscape, field, bales, barley, harvest, 2015, September, digital, DSLR, D700, Nikon, countryside, rural, electric, pylons, dead, ash, oak, trees, blue, sky, sunny
Bennachie Pitcaple vbn1055jhp 
 Bennachie Hill Pitcaple pylons autumn harvest bales Scotland Aberdeenshire Donside is seen here on the road over to Chapel Garioch from Pitcaple in Aberdeenshire North West of Aberdeen City in the North east of Scotland. This particular view is from the road to the south of the main Inverurie to Huntly road just after leaving the village as the road climbs up to Chapel of Garioch. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Donside, Bennachie, hill, hilltop, fort, Pictish, vitrified, Pitcaple, Chapel, Garioch, village, road, September, 2015 autumn, landscape, upright, fields, harvest, bales, electric, pylons, countryside, rural, forestry, Boghead, farm
Bennachie Pitcaple vbn1053jhp 
 Bennachie Hill Pitcaple road autumn harvest bales Scottish Aberdeenshire Donside is seen here on the road over to Chapel Garioch from Pitcaple in Aberdeenshire North West of Aberdeen City in the North east of Scotland. This particular view is from the road to the south of the main Inverurie to Huntly road just after leaving the village as the road climbs up to Chapel of Garioch. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Donside, Bennachie, hill, hilltop, fort, Pictish, vitrified, Pitcaple, Chapel, Garioch, village, road, September, 2015 autumn, landscape, upright, fields, harvest, bales, electric, pylons, countryside, rural, forestry, Boghead, farm
Bennachie Chapel Garioch vbn1052jhp 
 Bennachie Hill Garioch road autumn harvest bales Scotland fort Aberdeenshire Donside is seen here on the road over to Chapel Garioch from Pitcaple in Aberdeenshire North West of Aberdeen City in the North east of Scotland. This view is after leaving Chapel of Garioch to the River Don and either Kemnay or Monymusk. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Donside, Bennachie, hill, hilltop, fort, Pictish, vitrified, Pitcaple, Chapel, Garioch, village, road, September, 2015 autumn, landscape, field, harvest, barley, bales, electric, pylons, countryside, rural, forestry, Boghead, farm
Bennachie Chapel Garioch vbn1051jhp 
 Bennachie Hilltop fort Donside Garioch Chapel autumn harvest bales Scottish rural scene is seen here on the road over to Chapel Garioch from Pitcaple in Aberdeenshire North West of Aberdeen City in the North east of Scotland. This view is after leaving Chapel of Garioch to the River Don and either Kemnay or Monymusk. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Donside, Bennachie, hill, hilltop, fort, Pictish, vitrified, Pitcaple, Chapel, Garioch, village, road, September, 2015 autumn, landscape, upright, field, harvest, barley, bales, electric, pylons, countryside, rural, forestry, Boghead, farm
Bennachie Chapel Garioch vbn1050jhp 
 Bennachie Hill field Donside Garioch road autumn harvest bales Scotland fort Aberdeenshire is seen here on the road over to Chapel Garioch from Pitcaple in Aberdeenshire North West of Aberdeen City in the North east of Scotland. This view is after leaving Chapel of Garioch to the River Don and either Kemnay or Monymusk. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Donside, Bennachie, hill, hilltop, fort, Pictish, vitrified, Pitcaple, Chapel, Garioch, village, road, September, 2015 autumn, landscape, field, harvest, barley, bales, electric, pylons, countryside, rural, forestry, Boghead, farm
Bennachie Chapel Garioch vbn1048jhp 
 Bennachie Hill field Donside Garioch Chapel autumn harvest bales Aberdeenshire is seen here on the road over to Chapel Garioch from Pitcaple in Aberdeenshire North West of Aberdeen City in the North east of Scotland. This view is after leaving Chapel of Garioch to the River Don and either Kemnay or Monymusk. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Donside, Bennachie, hill, hilltop, fort, Pictish, vitrified, Pitcaple, Chapel, Garioch, village, road, September, 2015 autumn, landscape, upright, field, harvest, barley, bales, electric, pylons, countryside, rural, forestry, Boghead, farm
Bennachie Chapel Garioch vbn1047jhp 
 Bennachie Hill Chapel Garioch road autumn harvest bales Scottish vitrified Pictish fort Aberdeenshire Donside is seen here on the road over to Chapel Garioch from Pitcaple in Aberdeenshire North West of Aberdeen City in the North east of Scotland. This view is after leaving Chapel of Garioch to the River Don and either Kemnay or Monymusk. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Donside, Bennachie, hill, hilltop, fort, Pictish, vitrified, Pitcaple, Chapel, Garioch, village, road, September, 2015 autumn, landscape, field, harvest, barley, bales, electric, pylons, countryside, rural, forestry, Boghead, farm
Rhynie Park vbn1141jhp 
 Rhynie Tap O'Noth vitrified Picts fort closeup Scotland Aberdeenshire autumn village scene view from the Memorial Park taken from the roadside from Kildrummy to Huntly. It is a village dominated by the distinctive hill with remains of vitrified Pictish fort and also junction for heading westwards to Dufftown crossing the desolate moorland of the Cabrach or heading east to the Knockespoch viewpoint on Suie Hill on the road across to Alford. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Strathdon, Rhynie, Huntly, road, Lumsden, village, memorial, park, Tap, O’Noth, hill, Pictish, fort, vitrified, landscape, telephoto, autumn, September, 2015, Nikon, D700, digital, camera, photo, photograph, church, granite, stone, trees, bright, sunny, sunshine, blue, sky, colours, colourful
Rhynie Park vbn1139jhp 
 Rhynie Memorial Park Tap O'Noth Scottish soldier granite statue autumn village scene taken from the roadside from Kildrummy to Huntly. It is a village dominated by the distinctive hill with remains of vitrified Pictish fort and also junction for heading westwards to Dufftown crossing the desolate moorland of the Cabrach or heading east to the Knockespoch viewpoint on Suie Hill on the road across to Alford. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Strathdon, Rhynie, Huntly, road, Lumsden, village, memorial, park, Tap, O’Noth, hill, Pictish, fort, vitrified, landscape, autumn, September, 2015, Nikon, D700, digital, camera, photo, photograph, church, granite, stone, trees, bright, sunny, sunshine, blue, sky, colours, colourful
Rhynie Park vbn1138jhp 
 Rhynie Memorial Park grass flowers Tap O'Noth Scotland Aberdeenshire church steeple autumn village scene taken from the roadside from Kildrummy to Huntly. It is a village dominated by the distinctive hill with remains of vitrified Pictish fort and also junction for heading westwards to Dufftown crossing the desolate moorland of the Cabrach or heading east to the Knockespoch viewpoint on Suie Hill on the road across to Alford. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Strathdon, Rhynie, Huntly, road, Lumsden, village, memorial, park, Tap, O’Noth, hill, Pictish, fort, vitrified, landscape, autumn, September, 2015, Nikon, D700, digital, camera, photo, photograph, church, granite, stone, trees, bright, sunny, sunshine, blue, sky, colours, colourful
Rhynie Park vbn1137jhp 
 Rhynie Memorial Park Tap O'Noth Scottish Strathdon church steeple autumn village scene taken from the roadside from Kildrummy to Huntly. It is a village dominated by the distinctive hill with remains of vitrified Pictish fort and also junction for heading westwards to Dufftown crossing the desolate moorland of the Cabrach or heading east to the Knockespoch viewpoint on Suie Hill on the road across to Alford. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Strathdon, Rhynie, Huntly, road, Lumsden, village, memorial, park, Tap, O’Noth, hill, Pictish, fort, vitrified, landscape, upright, autumn, September, 2015, Nikon, D700, digital, camera, photo, photograph, church, granite, stone, trees, bright, sunny, sunshine, blue, sky, colours, colourful
Rhynie Park vbn1136jhp 
 Rhynie Memorial Tap O'Noth hill fort Scotland Aberdeenshire autumn village scene taken from the roadside from Kildrummy to Huntly. It is a village dominated by the distinctive hill with remains of vitrified Pictish fort and also junction for heading westwards to Dufftown crossing the desolate moorland of the Cabrach or heading east to the Knockespoch viewpoint on Suie Hill on the road across to Alford. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Strathdon, Rhynie, Huntly, road, Lumsden, village, memorial, park, Tap, O’Noth, hill, Pictish, fort, vitrified, landscape, autumn, September, 2015, Nikon, D700, digital, camera, photo, photograph, church, granite, stone, trees, bright, sunny, sunshine, blue, sky, colours, colourful
Rhynie Park vbn1134jhp 
 Rhynie Memorial Park grassy square Tap O'Noth Pictish fort ruin Scottish Aberdeenshire church steeple autumn village scene taken from the roadside from Kildrummy to Huntly. It is a village dominated by the distinctive hill with remains of vitrified Pictish fort and also junction for heading westwards to Dufftown crossing the desolate moorland of the Cabrach or heading east to the Knockespoch viewpoint on Suie Hill on the road across to Alford. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Strathdon, Rhynie, Huntly, road, Lumsden, village, memorial, park, Tap, O’Noth, hill, Pictish, fort, vitrified, landscape, autumn, September, 2015, Nikon, D700, digital, camera, photo, photograph, church, granite, stone, trees, bright, sunny, sunshine, blue, sky, colours, colourful
Clatt Rhynie Road vbn1024jhp 
 Rhynie Clatt rural farmland fields clouds hill Scottish autumn Aberdeenshire scene taken from the roadside from Rhynie to Clatt. It is a village dominated by the distinctive hill with remains of vitrified Pictish fort and also junction for heading westwards to Dufftown crossing the desolate moorland of the Cabrach or heading east to the Knockespoch viewpoint on Suie Hill on the road across to Alford. The main road passing through the village runs between Huntly and Alford. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Strathdon, Rhynie, Huntly, Clatt, road, Lumsden, village, memorial, park, Tap, O’Noth, hill, Pictish, fort, vitrified, landscape, farmland, fields, sheep, grazing, rural, scene, dyke, stonewall, autumn, September, 2015, Nikon, D700, digital, camera, photo, photograph, church, granite, stone, trees, bright, sunny, sunshine, blue, sky, colours, colourful
Clatt Rhynie Road vbn1021jhp 
 Rhynie Clatt rural countryside Tap O'Noth Scotland Aberdeenshire autumn scene taken from the roadside from Rhynie to Clatt. It is a village dominated by the distinctive hill with remains of vitrified Pictish fort and also junction for heading westwards to Dufftown crossing the desolate moorland of the Cabrach or heading east to the Knockespoch viewpoint on Suie Hill on the road across to Alford. The main road passing through the village runs between Huntly and Alford. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Strathdon, Rhynie, Huntly, Clatt, road, Lumsden, village, memorial, park, Tap, O’Noth, hill, Pictish, fort, vitrified, landscape, farmland, fields, sheep, grazing, rural, scene, autumn, September, 2015, Nikon, D700, digital, camera, photo, photograph, church, granite, stone, trees, bright, sunny, sunshine, blue, sky, colours, colourful
Bennachie Pitcaple fgh5237jhp 
 Bennachie Hill Pitcaple road autumn Scottish vitrified Pictish fort Aberdeenshire Donside is seen here on the road over to Chapel Garioch from Pitcaple in Aberdeenshire North West of Aberdeen City in the North east of Scotland. This particular view is from the road to the south of the main Inverurie to Huntly road just after leaving the village as the road climbs up to Chapel of Garioch. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Donside, Bennachie, hilltop, fort, Pictish, vitrified, Pitcaple, Chapel, Garioch, road, September, autumn, landscape, fields, harvest, bales, electric, pylons, countryside, rural, forestry

Scotland > Aberdeenshire Coast (3 files)

Pictures in this library relate to the sea and the coasts around Aberdeenshire from St Cyrus to the Moray Firth along to Cullen and include fishing villages of Gourdon, Johnshaven, the town of Stonehaven, beach at Balmedie, Cruden Bay, Forvie, Bodham Point near Peterhead, Fraserburgh, Rosehearty, Pennan, Macduff, Banff, Whitehills, Portsoy, Sandend, Portknockie, Bow Fiddle Rock.
Banff Marina fgh5183jhp 
 Banff marina boats anchor berth seafront harbour creels buoys summer Scotland looking across to the waterfront houses facing the old harbour. Banff is a town with a history dating back to the 12th century and was granted a charter by Robert the Bruce in the 14th Century. Once a thriving herring fishing port it is now a quiet town catering more to tourism with an excellent golf course at Duff House and has several sandy beaches. It is reckoned to be one of the driest and sunniest locations is Scotland. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, Grampian, Banff, marina, boats, yachts, berth, mooring, berthed, houses, waterfront, harbour, sea, town, seaport, River, Deveron, landscape, bollard, creels, summer, late, bright, sunny, sunshine, blue, sky, September, 2013, camera, digital, D700, Nikon, DSLR, photo, photograph
Stonehaven Town up684019jhp 
 Stonehaven beach summer houses Aberdeenshire Scottish town evening light inland capturing this popular seaport town south of Aberdeen on the North East Coast, a popular place for boat owners to berth sea going yacht s and boats as well as a busy training centre for offshore survival courses. The harbour is fronted by hotels, the Tolbooth Museum, has a free public carpark, toilets and restaurants and walks along the adjacent Stonehaven Bay to its Open Air Swimming Pool. To the south of the town is the famous and spectacular ruin of Dunnottar Castle. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Mearns, Kincardineshire, Stonehaven, town, Bay, harbour, sea, seafront, berthing, anchorage, boats, fishing, yachts, sailing, walls, hotels, houses, museum, Tolbooth, summer, sunny, blue, sky, water, clouds, white, reflections, creels, beach, landscape, 2007, September, camera, Fuji, S5Pro
Stonehaven Harbour up684021jhp 
 Stonehaven harbour waterfront boats Downie Point summer high coast Aberdeenshire Scotland capturing this popular seaport town south of Aberdeen on the North East Coast, a popular place for boat owners to berth sea going yacht s and boats as well as a busy training centre for offshore survival courses. The harbour is fronted by hotels, the Tolbooth Museum, has a free public carpark, toilets and restaurants and walks along the adjacent Stonehaven Bay to its Open Air Swimming Pool. To the south of the town is the famous and spectacular ruin of Dunnottar Castle. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Mearns, Kincardineshire, Stonehaven, town, Bay, harbour, sea, seafront, berthing, anchorage, boats, fishing, yachts, sailing, walls, hotels, houses, museum, Tolbooth, summer, sunny, blue, sky, water, clouds, white, reflections, creels, beach, landscape, 2007, September, camera, Fuji, S5Pro

Scotland > Aerial over UK, Europe and Egypt (2 files)

Photos of views taken from the aircraft window on trips to and from Egypt either over the UK or enroute to Egypt
EG9612811jhp Aerial Alpine Evening 
 Alps mountains rays peaks setting sun aircraft view hazy clouds outward flight for a Kuoni Egyptian package including Nile and Lake Nasser cruise returning to the UK in an Egyptair Airbus on the trip home from Luxor to Heathrow via Cairo. After crossing the Alps it was then usually about sunset time before the long haul down the Italian Adriatic coast across the Mediterranean to Egypt. 
 Keywords: Cairo, London, Heathrow, France, Italy, flying, aircraft, aerial, clouds, desert, Sahara, Egypt, shapes, fascinating, air, high, height, looking, down, cumulus, scattered, random, heat, pattern, surreal, abstract, white, panorama, holiday, 1996, September, outward, bound, Fuji, Velvia, 35mm slide, film, scanned, scan, landscape, upright, Egyptair, Airbus, jet, engine, turbine, window, mountains, Alps, Dolomites, cruiseboat, cruise, tourism, tourist, package, Kuoni, travel, history, antiquity, Egyptology, domestic, international, visitors, holiday, sky, blue, snow, evening, shadows, misty, pastel, dreamy, soaring, Nature, smog, pollution, hazy, polarised
EG9612810jhp Aerial Alpine Evening 
 Alphine mountains sun rays peaks aircraft flying high hazy clouds holiday flight for a Kuoni Egyptian package including Nile and Lake Nasser cruise returning to the UK in an Egyptair Airbus on the trip home from Luxor to Heathrow via Cairo. After crossing the Alps it was then usually about sunset time before the long haul down the Italian Adriatic coast across the Mediterranean to Egypt. 
 Keywords: Cairo, London, Heathrow, France, Italy, flying, aircraft, aerial, clouds, desert, Sahara, Egypt, shapes, fascinating, air, high, height, looking, down, cumulus, scattered, random, heat, pattern, surreal, abstract, white, panorama, holiday, 1996, September, Fuji, RD, 35mm slide, film, scanned, scan, landscape, upright, Egyptair, Airbus, jet, engine, turbine, window, mountains, Alps, Dolomites, cruiseboat, cruise, tourism, tourist, package, Kuoni, travel, history, antiquity, Egyptology, domestic, international, visitors, holiday, sky, blue, snow, evening, shadows, misty, pastel, dreamy, soaring, Nature, smog, pollution, hazy, polarised

Scotland > Banff & Buchan (6 files)

Photographs of the Banff and Buchan area of Aberdeenshire in North East Scotland that do not fit into other specialist categories or particularly illustrate the nature of the area.
Turriff The Haughs vbn1073jhp 
 Turriff Haughs park pond still water trees reflections Scotland autumn Aberdeenshire is a park area the site of the annual Turriff Show, located on the southern approach, by the entrance to the swimming pool, for this ancient town mentioned in the 6th century with Pictish connections, with a later church built by the Knights Templar, as a main centre for the Covenanter Rebellion in 1639 and more recently conflict with Lloyd George’s National Health Insurance Scheme in 1913 and the creation of the Turra Coo. Today hosts one of the largest agricultural shows in Britain and remains a thriving farming town in the north of Aberdeenshire 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Banff, Buchan, Turriff, town, centre, Haughs, park, public, carpark, seats, landscape, autumn, trees, islands, boating, pond, water, lake, display, flora, blue, sky, sunshine, D700, digital, DSLR, Nikon, September, 2015, morning, reflections
Turriff The Haughs vbn1072jhp 
 Turriff Town Haughs park boating pond autumn Banff Buchan Aberdeenshire Scotland is a park area the site of the annual Turriff Show, located on the southern approach, by the entrance to the swimming pool, for this ancient town mentioned in the 6th century with Pictish connections, with a later church built by the Knights Templar, as a main centre for the Covenanter Rebellion in 1639 and more recently conflict with Lloyd George’s National Health Insurance Scheme in 1913 and the creation of the Turra Coo. Today hosts one of the largest agricultural shows in Britain and remains a thriving farming town in the north of Aberdeenshire 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Banff, Buchan, Turriff, town, centre, Haughs, park, public, carpark, seats, landscape, upright, autumn, trees, islands, boating, pond, water, lake, display, flora, blue, sky, sunshine, D700, digital, DSLR, Nikon, September, 2015, morning, reflections
Turriff The Haughs vbn1071jhp 
 Turriff The Haughs park pond water reflections autumn Aberdeenshire Scotland is a park area the site of the annual Turriff Show, located on the southern approach, by the entrance to the swimming pool, for this ancient town mentioned in the 6th century with Pictish connections, with a later church built by the Knights Templar, as a main centre for the Covenanter Rebellion in 1639 and more recently conflict with Lloyd George’s National Health Insurance Scheme in 1913 and the creation of the Turra Coo. Today hosts one of the largest agricultural shows in Britain and remains a thriving farming town in the north of Aberdeenshire 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Banff, Buchan, Turriff, town, centre, Haughs, park, public, carpark, seats, landscape, autumn, trees, islands, boating, pond, water, lake, display, flora, blue, sky, sunshine, D700, digital, DSLR, Nikon, September, 2015, morning, reflections
Turriff The Haughs vbn1069jhp 
 Turriff Haughs park pond water reflections Scottish autumn colours Aberdeenshire is a park area the site of the annual Turriff Show, located on the southern approach, by the entrance to the swimming pool, for this ancient town mentioned in the 6th century with Pictish connections, with a later church built by the Knights Templar, as a main centre for the Covenanter Rebellion in 1639 and more recently conflict with Lloyd George’s National Health Insurance Scheme in 1913 and the creation of the Turra Coo. Today hosts one of the largest agricultural shows in Britain and remains a thriving farming town in the north of Aberdeenshire 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Banff, Buchan, Turriff, town, centre, Haughs, park, public, carpark, seats, landscape, autumn, trees, islands, boating, pond, water, lake, display, flora, blue, sky, sunshine, D700, digital, DSLR, Nikon, September, 2015, morning, reflections
Buchan Harvest fgh5749jhp 
 Scottish autumn farmland Buchan Aberdeenshire Bennachie hill harvest bales fields rolling landscape taken on the A948 road from Auchnagatt to Ellon at the end of September with the very distant but distinct outline of the Hill of Bennachie which is seen from many parts of northern Aberdeenshire with its low rolling farmland. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Bennachie, hill, outline, distinctive, iconic, Buchan, Auchnagatt, New, Deer, Ellon, farming, farmland, ploughed, fields, blue, sky, upright, September, autumn, DSLR
Buchan Harvest fgh5748jhp 
 Autumn farmland Buchan Aberdeenshire Scotland Bennachie outline harvest bales fields rolling landscape taken on the A948 road from Auchnagatt to Ellon at the end of September with the very distant but distinct outline of the Hill of Bennachie which is seen from many parts of northern Aberdeenshire with its low rolling farmland. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Bennachie, hill, outline, distinctive, iconic, Buchan, Auchnagatt, New, Deer, Ellon, farming, farmland, ploughed, fields, blue, sky, landscape, September, autumn, DSLR

Scotland > Clouds, Sunsets, Dawns and Weather (55 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.
Rainbow Colours bnm5256jhp 
 Rainbow colourful partial band spectrum autumn clouds hills Deeside Scotland weather photo summer afternoon sunlight and although not perhaps calendar material are none the less great photography subjects. This rainbow occurred after an autumn rain shower storm. The shapes, size and often awesome sense of power of clouds and often coupled with rain storms and rainbows make them a subject I enjoy photographing and are a truer reflection perhaps of the great mix of weather and light we have in the North East of Scotland. One big headache is the rain that creates them so lenses have to be kept dry or covered as much as possible as well as the photographer. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Torphins, Glassel, Hill, Fare, Craigmyle, Ord Fundlie, landscape, rainbow, band, partial, part, colours, colors, clouds, bands, spectrum, prism, unusual, shapes, weather, meteorological, phenomena, cumulus, countryside, nature, fields, grass, summer, autumn, afternoon, sun, sunshine, sunny, rain, raining, thunder, showers, storms, white, brown, grey, curved, bend, shapes, height, dramatic, moody, 2016, September, Nikon, DSLR, digital, camera, D700, photograph, photo
Deeside Sunset fgh5325jhp 
 Deeside Scottish autumn sunset yellow clouds trees silhouettes forest Aberdeenshire Kincardine O’Neil is some 25 miles west of Aberdeen in North East Scotland. The most dramatic and vibrant period only lasts a few minutes so it is very much being in the right place at the best time but it helps having a forest or nice river scene on the doorstep but with a major mountain range to the west of Deeside, often the sun setting behind them or a large bank of rain cloud kills off the best of any last minute colour. By the December the sun setting has moved much more to the west and in my case is well behind the line of Ord Fundlie forest on the left. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Stranduff, Torphins, Kincardine O’Neil, west, Ord, Fundlie, sunset, evening, autumn, setting, sun, rays, beams, landscape, wind, blown, shaped, clouds, ribbons, flecked, shapes, patterns, dramatic, surreal, beautiful, artistic, pastel, delicate, waves, bands, impressionist, colours, colors, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, orange, yellow, mauve, weather, meteorological, forest, trees, silhouette, hilline, September, 2013, Nikon, digital, camera, D700, DSLR, photograph, photo
Deeside Sunset fgh5322jhp 
 Scotland autumn sunset yellow clouds dramatic forest Aberdeenshire Kincardine O’Neil is some 25 miles west of Aberdeen in North East Scotland. The most dramatic and vibrant period only lasts a few minutes so it is very much being in the right place at the best time but it helps having a forest or nice river scene on the doorstep but with a major mountain range to the west of Deeside, often the sun setting behind them or a large bank of rain cloud kills off the best of any last minute colour. By the December the sun setting has moved much more to the west and in my case is well behind the line of Ord Fundlie forest on the left. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Stranduff, Torphins, Kincardine O’Neil, west, Ord, Fundlie, sunset, evening, autumn, setting, sun, rays, beams, landscape, wind, blown, shaped, clouds, ribbons, flecked, shapes, patterns, dramatic, surreal, beautiful, artistic, pastel, delicate, waves, bands, impressionist, colours, colors, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, orange, yellow, mauve, weather, meteorological, forest, trees, silhouette, hilline, September, 2013, Nikon, digital, camera, D700, DSLR, photograph, photo, upright
Deeside Sunset fgh5320jhp 
 Deeside Scottish autumn sunset yellow clouds dramatic forest Aberdeenshire Kincardine O’Neil is some 25 miles west of Aberdeen in North East Scotland. The most dramatic and vibrant period only lasts a few minutes so it is very much being in the right place at the best time but it helps having a forest or nice river scene on the doorstep but with a major mountain range to the west of Deeside, often the sun setting behind them or a large bank of rain cloud kills off the best of any last minute colour. By the December the sun setting has moved much more to the west and in my case is well behind the line of Ord Fundlie forest on the left. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Stranduff, Torphins, Kincardine O’Neil, west, Ord, Fundlie, sunset, evening, autumn, setting, sun, rays, beams, landscape, wind, blown, shaped, clouds, ribbons, flecked, shapes, patterns, dramatic, surreal, beautiful, artistic, pastel, delicate, waves, bands, impressionist, colours, colors, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, orange, yellow, mauve, weather, meteorological, forest, trees, silhouette, hilline, September, 2013, Nikon, digital, camera, D700, DSLR, photograph, photo
Cirrus Clouds fgh5364jhp 
 Cirrus clouds abstract patterns painted feathery delicate shapes Scottish sky Deeside Aberdeenshire Scotland photo taken from Ord Fundlie Hill near Kincardine O'Neil and overlooking Torphins and Learney Hill in North East Scotland showing the scale, shapes and beauty of these ever changing weather phenomena here in the late summer early autumn. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Learney, Torphins, hill, Ord Fundlie, Kincardine O'Neil, forest, autumn, landscape, clouds, shapes, patterns, whirls, weather, phenomena, cirrus, cirrostratus, filaments, fronds, hooks, feathery, fronds, delicate, countryside, nature, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, blue, sky, white, beautiful, panorama, dramatic, complex, scale, size, height, 2013, September, DSLR, Nikon, D700, digital, photo, photograph
Cirrus Clouds fgh5356jhp 
 Cirrus clouds treetops feathery delicate patterns spreading blue sky Deeside Aberdeenshire Scotland photo taken from Ord Fundlie Hill near Kincardine O'Neil and overlooking Torphins and Learney Hill in North East Scotland showing the scale, shapes and beauty of these ever changing weather phenomena here in the late summer early autumn. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Learney, Torphins, hill, Ord Fundlie, Kincardine O'Neil, forest, autumn, landscape, clouds, shapes, patterns, whirls, weather, phenomena, cirrus, cirrostratus, filaments, fronds, hooks, feathery, fronds, delicate, countryside, nature, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, blue, sky, white, beautiful, panorama, dramatic, complex, scale, size, height, 2013, September, DSLR, Nikon, D700, digital, photo, photograph, upright
Cirrus Clouds fgh5355jhp 
 Cirrus clouds white delicate network whole blue sky coverage Aberdeenshire Scotland photo taken from Ord Fundlie Hill near Kincardine O'Neil and overlooking Torphins and Learney Hill in North East Scotland showing the scale, shapes and beauty of these ever changing weather phenomena here in the late summer early autumn. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Learney, Torphins, hill, Ord Fundlie, Kincardine O'Neil, forest, autumn, landscape, clouds, shapes, patterns, whirls, weather, phenomena, cirrus, cirrostratus, filaments, fronds, hooks, feathery, fronds, delicate, countryside, nature, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, blue, sky, white, beautiful, panorama, dramatic, complex, scale, size, height, 2013, September, DSLR, Nikon, D700, digital, photo, photograph, upright
Cirrus Clouds fgh5353jhp 
 Cirrus clouds feathery delicate patterns spectacular blue Scottish sky Deeside Aberdeenshire Scotland photo taken from Ord Fundlie Hill near Kincardine O'Neil and overlooking Torphins and Learney Hill in North East Scotland showing the scale, shapes and beauty of these ever changing weather phenomena here in the late summer early autumn. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Learney, Torphins, hill, Ord Fundlie, Kincardine O'Neil, forest, autumn, landscape, clouds, shapes, patterns, whirls, weather, phenomena, cirrus, cirrostratus, filaments, fronds, hooks, feathery, fronds, delicate, countryside, nature, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, blue, sky, white, beautiful, panorama, dramatic, complex, scale, size, height, 2013, September, DSLR, Nikon, D700, digital, photo, photograph
Cirrus Clouds fgh5348jhp 
 Cirrus clouds height covering sky feathery delicate patterns sunshine blue Deeside Aberdeenshire Scotland photo taken from Ord Fundlie Hill near Kincardine O'Neil and overlooking Torphins and Learney Hill in North East Scotland showing the scale, shapes and beauty of these ever changing weather phenomena here in the late summer early autumn. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Learney, Torphins, hill, Ord Fundlie, Kincardine O'Neil, forest, autumn, landscape, clouds, shapes, patterns, whirls, weather, phenomena, cirrus, cirrostratus, filaments, fronds, hooks, feathery, fronds, delicate, countryside, nature, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, blue, sky, white, beautiful, panorama, dramatic, complex, scale, size, height, 2013, September, DSLR, Nikon, D700, digital, photo, photograph, upright
Cirrus Clouds fgh5343jhp 
 Cirrus clouds sky feathery delicate shapes patterns blue sky Deeside Aberdeenshire Scotland photo taken from Ord Fundlie Hill near Kincardine O'Neil and overlooking Torphins and Learney Hill in North East Scotland showing the scale, shapes and beauty of these ever changing weather phenomena here in the late summer early autumn. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Learney, Torphins, hill, Ord Fundlie, Kincardine O'Neil, forest, autumn, landscape, clouds, shapes, patterns, whirls, weather, phenomena, cirrus, cirrostratus, filaments, fronds, hooks, feathery, fronds, delicate, countryside, nature, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, blue, sky, white, beautiful, panorama, dramatic, complex, scale, size, height, 2013, September, DSLR, Nikon, D700, digital, photo, photograph
Cirrus Clouds fgh5342jhp 
 Cirrus clouds panorama autumn feathery delicate shapes details sunshine blue sky Deeside Aberdeenshire Scotland photo taken from Ord Fundlie Hill near Kincardine O'Neil and overlooking Torphins and Learney Hill in North East Scotland showing the scale, shapes and beauty of these ever changing weather phenomena here in the late summer early autumn. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Learney, Torphins, hill, Ord Fundlie, Kincardine O'Neil, forest, autumn, landscape, clouds, shapes, patterns, whirls, weather, phenomena, cirrus, cirrostratus, filaments, fronds, hooks, feathery, fronds, delicate, countryside, nature, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, blue, sky, white, beautiful, panorama, dramatic, complex, scale, size, height, 2013, September, DSLR, Nikon, D700, digital, photo, photograph
Cirrus Clouds fgh5337jhp 
 Cirrus clouds Scottish autumn feathery rural Learney hill sunshine blue sky Deeside Aberdeenshire Scotland photo taken from Ord Fundlie Hill near Kincardine O'Neil and overlooking Torphins and Learney Hill in North East Scotland showing the scale, shapes and beauty of these ever changing weather phenomena here in the late summer early autumn. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Learney, Torphins, hill, Ord Fundlie, Kincardine O'Neil, forest, autumn, landscape, clouds, shapes, patterns, whirls, weather, phenomena, cirrus, cirrostratus, filaments, fronds, hooks, feathery, fronds, delicate, countryside, nature, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, blue, sky, white, beautiful, panorama, dramatic, complex, scale, size, height, 2013, September, DSLR, Nikon, D700, digital, photo, photograph
Cirrus Clouds fgh5333jhp 
 Cirrus clouds angels wings white feathery delicate shapes delicate sunshine blue sky Deeside Aberdeenshire Scotland photo taken from Ord Fundlie Hill near Kincardine O'Neil and overlooking Torphins and Learney Hill in North East Scotland showing the scale, shapes and beauty of these ever changing weather phenomena here in the late summer early autumn. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Learney, Torphins, hill, Ord Fundlie, Kincardine O'Neil, forest, autumn, landscape, clouds, shapes, patterns, whirls, weather, phenomena, cirrus, cirrostratus, filaments, fronds, hooks, feathery, fronds, delicate, countryside, nature, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, blue, sky, white, beautiful, panorama, dramatic, complex, scale, size, height, 2013, September, DSLR, Nikon, D700, digital, photo, photograph, upright
Cirrus Clouds fgh5332jhp 
 Cirrus white clouds detail feathery delicate sweeping fronds blue sky Deeside Aberdeenshire Scotland photo taken from Ord Fundlie Hill near Kincardine O'Neil and overlooking Torphins and Learney Hill in North East Scotland showing the scale, shapes and beauty of these ever changing weather phenomena here in the late summer early autumn. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Learney, Torphins, hill, Ord Fundlie, Kincardine O'Neil, forest, autumn, landscape, clouds, shapes, patterns, whirls, weather, phenomena, cirrus, cirrostratus, filaments, fronds, hooks, feathery, fronds, delicate, countryside, nature, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, blue, sky, white, beautiful, panorama, dramatic, complex, scale, size, height, 2013, September, DSLR, Nikon, D700, digital, photo, photograph
Cirrus Clouds fgh5331jhp 
 Cirrus clouds high feathery delicate fronds blue sky Aberdeenshire Scotland photo taken from Ord Fundlie Hill near Kincardine O'Neil and overlooking Torphins and Learney Hill in North East Scotland showing the scale, shapes and beauty of these ever changing weather phenomena here in the late summer early autumn. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Learney, Torphins, hill, Ord Fundlie, Kincardine O'Neil, forest, autumn, landscape, clouds, shapes, patterns, whirls, weather, phenomena, cirrus, cirrostratus, filaments, fronds, hooks, feathery, fronds, delicate, countryside, nature, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, blue, sky, white, beautiful, panorama, dramatic, complex, scale, size, height, 2013, September, DSLR, Nikon, D700, digital, photo, photograph, upright
Cirrus Clouds fgh5328jhp 
 Cirrus clouds autumn feathery delicate fronds sunshine blue sky Deeside Aberdeenshire Scotland photo taken from Ord Fundlie Hill near Kincardine O'Neil and overlooking Torphins and Learney Hill in North East Scotland showing the scale, shapes and beauty of these ever changing weather phenomena here in the late summer early autumn. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Learney, Torphins, hill, Ord Fundlie, Kincardine O'Neil, forest, autumn, landscape, clouds, shapes, patterns, whirls, weather, phenomena, cirrus, cirrostratus, filaments, fronds, hooks, feathery, fronds, delicate, countryside, nature, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, blue, sky, white, beautiful, panorama, dramatic, complex, scale, size, height, 2013, September, DSLR, Nikon, D700, digital, photo, photograph
Storm Clouds bnm9457jhp 
 Dramatic evening storm cloud billowing Deeside Aberdeenshire Scottish summer huge scale shapes taken towards Torphins and the Hill of Fare and Craigmyle looking north eastwards about 25 miles west of Aberdeen in North East Scotland. Although not perhaps calendar material are none the less great photography subjects. Their shapes, size and often awesome sense of power make them a subject I enjoy photographing and are a truer reflection perhaps of the great mix of weather and light we have in the North East. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Torphins, Learney, hill, Craigmyle, Fare, summer, early, evening, landscape, upright, clouds, shapes, weather, phenomena, cumulus, vertical, fibrous, filaments, cumulonimbus, countryside, nature, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, pink, orange, brown, blue, sky, beautiful, shapes, scale, size, height, 2017, September, DSLR, Nikon, D700, digital, photo, photograph
Storm Clouds bnm9456jhp 
 Dramatic evening storm cloud white grey sunlit Deeside Aberdeenshire Scotland summer photo taken towards Torphins and the Learney Hill looking northwards about 25 miles west of Aberdeen in North East Scotland. Although not perhaps calendar material are none the less great photography subjects. Their shapes, size and often awesome sense of power make them a subject I enjoy photographing and are a truer reflection perhaps of the great mix of weather and light we have in the North East. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Torphins, Learney, hill, Craigmyle, Fare, summer, early, evening, landscape, upright, contrast, clouds, shapes, weather, phenomena, cumulus, vertical, fibrous, filaments, cumulonimbus, countryside, nature, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, white, brown, blue, sky, beautiful, shapes, scale, size, height, 2017, September, DSLR, Nikon, D700, digital, photo, photograph
Storm Clouds bnm9455jhp 
 Dramatic huge tower evening storm cloud shapes Torphins Deeside Aberdeenshire Scotland summer photo taken towards Torphins and the Hill of Fare looking north east wards about 25 miles west of Aberdeen in North East Scotland. Although not perhaps calendar material are none the less great photography subjects. Their shapes, size and often awesome sense of power make them a subject I enjoy photographing and are a truer reflection perhaps of the great mix of weather and light we have in the North East. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Torphins, Learney, hill, Craigmyle, Fare, summer, early, evening, landscape, clouds, shapes, weather, phenomena, cumulus, vertical, fibrous, filaments, cumulonimbus, countryside, nature, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, pink, orange, brown, blue, sky, beautiful, shapes, scale, size, height, 2017, September, DSLR, Nikon, D700, digital, photo, photograph
Storm Clouds bnm9454jhp 
 Towering evening storm clouds climbing above Hill Fare Torphins Aberdeenshire Scotland summer sunlight contrasting shade taken towards Torphins and the Hill of Frae and Craigmyle looking north east wards about 25 miles west of Aberdeen in North East Scotland. Although not perhaps calendar material are none the less great photography subjects. Their shapes, size and often awesome sense of power make them a subject I enjoy photographing and are a truer reflection perhaps of the great mix of weather and light we have in the North East. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Torphins, Learney, hill, Fare, summer, early, evening, landscape, clouds, shapes, weather, phenomena, cumulus, vertical, fibrous, filaments, cumulonimbus, countryside, nature, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, pink, orange, brown, blue, sky, beautiful, shapes, scale, size, height, 2017, September, DSLR, Nikon, D700, digital, photo, photograph
Storm Clouds bnm9453jhp 
 Dramatic evening storm clouds towering Deeside Aberdeenshire Scotland summer sunlight contrasting shade taken towards Torphins and the Learney Hill looking northwards about 25 miles west of Aberdeen in North East Scotland. Although not perhaps calendar material are none the less great photography subjects. Their shapes, size and often awesome sense of power make them a subject I enjoy photographing and are a truer reflection perhaps of the great mix of weather and light we have in the North East. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Torphins, Learney, hill, summer, early, evening, landscape, clouds, shapes, weather, phenomena, cumulus, vertical, fibrous, filaments, cumulonimbus, countryside, nature, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, pink, orange, brown, blue, sky, beautiful, shapes, scale, size, height, 2017, September, DSLR, Nikon, D700, digital, photo, photograph
Deeside Sunset bnm5569jhp 
 Deeside Scotland autumn sunset clouds sun golden grey shapes Aberdeenshire Kincardine O’Neil is some 25 miles west of Aberdeen in North East Scotland. The most dramatic and vibrant period only lasts a few minutes so it is very much being in the right place at the best time but it helps having a forest or nice river scene on the doorstep but with a major mountain range to the west of Deeside, often the sun setting behind them or a large bank of rain cloud kills off the best of any last minute colour. The biggest problem with summer sunsets are they can take longer from the start of colourful clouds through to the more subtle final reds and in that time you are an open meal ticket for the notorious Scottish midges. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Stranduff, Torphins, Ord, Fundlie, sunset, evening, autumn, setting, sun, rays, beams, landscape, fiery, red, clouds, ribbons, flecked, shapes, patterns, dramatic, surreal, beautiful, artistic, pastel, delicate, waves, bands, impressionist, colours, colors, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, golden, bronze, orange, yellow, brown, weather, meteorological, trees, silhouette, hilline, Nikon, 2016, September, digital, camera, D700
Deeside Sunset bnm5567jhp 
 Deeside Scottish autumn sunset clouds sun yellow grey bright setting hilline Aberdeenshire Kincardine O’Neil is some 25 miles west of Aberdeen in North East Scotland. The most dramatic and vibrant period only lasts a few minutes so it is very much being in the right place at the best time but it helps having a forest or nice river scene on the doorstep but with a major mountain range to the west of Deeside, often the sun setting behind them or a large bank of rain cloud kills off the best of any last minute colour. The biggest problem with summer sunsets are they can take longer from the start of colourful clouds through to the more subtle final reds and in that time you are an open meal ticket for the notorious Scottish midges. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Stranduff, Torphins, Ord, Fundlie, sunset, evening, autumn, setting, sun, rays, beams, landscape, fiery, red, clouds, ribbons, flecked, shapes, patterns, dramatic, surreal, beautiful, artistic, pastel, delicate, waves, bands, impressionist, colours, colors, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, golden, bronze, orange, yellow, brown, weather, meteorological, trees, silhouette, hilline, Nikon, 2016, September, digital, camera, D700
Deeside Clouds bnm5571jhp 
 Scottish autumn sunset clouds catching sunlight cumulonimbus fibrous Aberdeenshire Kincardine O’Neil is some 25 miles west of Aberdeen in North East Scotland. The most dramatic and vibrant period only lasts a few minutes so it is very much being in the right place at the best time but it helps having a forest or nice river scene on the doorstep but with a major mountain range to the west of Deeside, often the sun setting behind them or a large bank of rain cloud kills off the best of any last minute colour. The biggest problem with summer sunsets are they can take longer from the start of colourful clouds through to the more subtle final reds and in that time you are an open meal ticket for the notorious Scottish midges. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Stranduff, Torphins, Ord, Fundlie, sunset, evening, autumn, setting, sun, rays, beams, landscape, fiery, red, clouds, ribbons, flecked, shapes, patterns, dramatic, surreal, beautiful, artistic, pastel, delicate, waves, bands, impressionist, colours, colors, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, golden, bronze, orange, yellow, brown, weather, meteorological, trees, silhouette, hilline, Nikon, 2016, September, digital, camera, D700
Cirrus Clouds bnm5578jhp 
 Cirrus clouds autumn puffy mixture altocumulus Scotland sky Deeside Aberdeenshire photo taken near Torphins in North East Scotland showing the scale, shapes and beauty of these ever changing weather phenomena and in this case competing with interesting cumulus clouds moving across the much higher level cirrus. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Torphins, autumn, landscape, clouds, shapes, patterns, whirls, weather, phenomena, cirrus, cirrostratus, cumulus, altocumulus, filaments, hooks, feathery, fronds, delicate, countryside, nature, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, blue, sky, white, beautiful, scale, size, height, 2016, September, DSLR, Nikon, D700, digital, photo, photograph
Cirrus Clouds bnm5577jhp 
 Cirrus clouds autumn altocumulus puffy sunshine blue sky Deeside Aberdeenshire Scotland photo taken near Torphins in North East Scotland showing the scale, shapes and beauty of these ever changing weather phenomena and in this case competing with interesting cumulus clouds moving across the much higher level cirrus. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Torphins, autumn, landscape, clouds, shapes, patterns, whirls, weather, phenomena, cirrus, cirrostratus, cumulus, altocumulus, filaments, hooks, feathery, fronds, delicate, countryside, nature, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, blue, sky, white, beautiful, scale, size, height, 2016, September, DSLR, Nikon, D700, digital, photo, photograph
Cirrus Clouds bnm5575jhp 
 Cirrus clouds autumn altocumulus puffy hook shaped Scottish blue sky Deeside Aberdeenshire photo taken near Torphins in North East Scotland showing the scale, shapes and beauty of these ever changing weather phenomena and in this case competing with interesting cumulus clouds moving across the much higher level cirrus. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Torphins, autumn, landscape, clouds, shapes, patterns, whirls, weather, phenomena, cirrus, cirrostratus, cumulus, altocumulus, filaments, hooks, feathery, fronds, delicate, countryside, nature, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, blue, sky, white, beautiful, scale, size, height, 2016, September, DSLR, Nikon, D700, digital, photo, photograph
Cirrus Clouds bnm5574jhp 
 Cirrus clouds autumn puffy streaks invading Scotland blue sky Deeside Aberdeenshire photo taken near Torphins in North East Scotland showing the scale, shapes and beauty of these ever changing weather phenomena and in this case competing with interesting cumulus clouds moving across the much higher level cirrus. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Torphins, autumn, landscape, clouds, shapes, patterns, whirls, weather, phenomena, cirrus, cirrostratus, cumulus, altocumulus, filaments, hooks, feathery, fronds, delicate, countryside, nature, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, blue, sky, white, beautiful, scale, size, height, 2016, September, DSLR, Nikon, D700, digital, photo, photograph
Deeside Sunset bnm5287jhp 
 Scotland autumn sunset clouds field weeds orange waning Aberdeenshire Kincardine O’Neil is some 25 miles west of Aberdeen in North East Scotland. The most dramatic and vibrant period only lasts a few minutes so it is very much being in the right place at the best time but it helps having a forest or nice river scene on the doorstep but with a major mountain range to the west of Deeside, often the sun setting behind them or a large bank of rain cloud kills off the best of any last minute colour. The biggest problem with summer sunsets are they can take longer from the start of colourful clouds through to the more subtle final reds and in that time you are an open meal ticket for the notorious Scottish midges. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Stranduff, Torphins, Ord, Fundlie, sunset, evening, autumn, setting, sun, rays, beams, landscape, fiery, red, clouds, ribbons, flecked, shapes, patterns, dramatic, surreal, beautiful, artistic, pastel, delicate, waves, bands, impressionist, colours, colors, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, golden, bronze, orange, yellow, brown, weather, meteorological, trees, silhouette, hilline, Nikon, 2016, September, digital, camera, D700
Deeside Sunset bnm5284jhp 
 Deeside Scottish autumn sunset clouds tree outline hilline Aberdeenshire Kincardine O’Neil is some 25 miles west of Aberdeen in North East Scotland. The most dramatic and vibrant period only lasts a few minutes so it is very much being in the right place at the best time but it helps having a forest or nice river scene on the doorstep but with a major mountain range to the west of Deeside, often the sun setting behind them or a large bank of rain cloud kills off the best of any last minute colour. The biggest problem with summer sunsets are they can take longer from the start of colourful clouds through to the more subtle final reds and in that time you are an open meal ticket for the notorious Scottish midges. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Stranduff, Torphins, Ord, Fundlie, sunset, evening, autumn, setting, sun, rays, beams, landscape, upright, fiery, red, clouds, ribbons, flecked, shapes, patterns, dramatic, surreal, beautiful, artistic, pastel, delicate, waves, bands, impressionist, colours, colors, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, golden, bronze, orange, yellow, brown, weather, meteorological, trees, silhouette, hilline, Nikon, 2016, September, digital, camera, D700
Deeside Sunset bnm5282jhp 
 Deeside Scotland autumn sunset clouds tree outline hilline orange blue grey Aberdeenshire Kincardine O’Neil is some 25 miles west of Aberdeen in North East Scotland. The most dramatic and vibrant period only lasts a few minutes so it is very much being in the right place at the best time but it helps having a forest or nice river scene on the doorstep but with a major mountain range to the west of Deeside, often the sun setting behind them or a large bank of rain cloud kills off the best of any last minute colour. The biggest problem with summer sunsets are they can take longer from the start of colourful clouds through to the more subtle final reds and in that time you are an open meal ticket for the notorious Scottish midges. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Stranduff, Torphins, Ord, Fundlie, sunset, evening, autumn, setting, sun, rays, beams, landscape, fiery, red, clouds, ribbons, flecked, shapes, patterns, dramatic, surreal, beautiful, artistic, pastel, delicate, waves, bands, impressionist, colours, colors, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, golden, bronze, orange, yellow, brown, weather, meteorological, trees, silhouette, hilline, Nikon, 2016, September, digital, camera, D700
Deeside Sunset bnm5280jhp 
 Deeside Scotland autumn sunset clouds trees rural fields pink orange blue grey Aberdeenshire Kincardine O’Neil is some 25 miles west of Aberdeen in North East Scotland. The most dramatic and vibrant period only lasts a few minutes so it is very much being in the right place at the best time but it helps having a forest or nice river scene on the doorstep but with a major mountain range to the west of Deeside, often the sun setting behind them or a large bank of rain cloud kills off the best of any last minute colour. The biggest problem with summer sunsets are they can take longer from the start of colourful clouds through to the more subtle final reds and in that time you are an open meal ticket for the notorious Scottish midges. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Stranduff, Torphins, Ord, Fundlie, sunset, evening, autumn, setting, sun, rays, beams, landscape, fiery, red, clouds, ribbons, flecked, shapes, patterns, dramatic, surreal, beautiful, artistic, pastel, delicate, waves, bands, impressionist, colours, colors, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, golden, bronze, orange, yellow, brown, weather, meteorological, trees, silhouette, hilline, Nikon, 2016, September, digital, camera, D700
Deeside Sunset bnm5278jhp 
 Scottish autumn sunset clouds bright colourful golden orange blue grey Aberdeenshire Kincardine O’Neil is some 25 miles west of Aberdeen in North East Scotland. The most dramatic and vibrant period only lasts a few minutes so it is very much being in the right place at the best time but it helps having a forest or nice river scene on the doorstep but with a major mountain range to the west of Deeside, often the sun setting behind them or a large bank of rain cloud kills off the best of any last minute colour. The biggest problem with summer sunsets are they can take longer from the start of colourful clouds through to the more subtle final reds and in that time you are an open meal ticket for the notorious Scottish midges. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Stranduff, Torphins, Ord, Fundlie, sunset, evening, autumn, setting, sun, rays, beams, landscape, fiery, red, clouds, ribbons, flecked, shapes, patterns, dramatic, surreal, beautiful, artistic, pastel, delicate, waves, bands, impressionist, colours, colors, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, golden, bronze, orange, yellow, brown, weather, meteorological, trees, silhouette, hilline, Nikon, 2016, September, digital, camera, D700
Cirrus Patterns bnm5504jhp 
 Cirrus Scotland clouds autumn patterns white blue sky Deeside Aberdeenshire photo taken near Torphins in North East Scotland showing the scale, shapes and beauty of these ever changing weather phenomena. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Torphins, autumn, landscape, clouds, shapes, patterns, whirls, weather, phenomena, cirrus, cirrostratus, filaments, hooks, feathery, fronds, delicate, countryside, nature, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, blue, sky, white, beautiful, scale, size, height, 2016, September, DSLR, Nikon, D700, digital, photo, photograph
Cirrus Patterns bnm5495jhp 
 Cirrus clouds autumn shapes patterns white wavelike blue sky Deeside Aberdeenshire Scotland photo taken near Torphins in North East Scotland showing the scale, shapes and beauty of these ever changing weather phenomena. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Torphins, autumn, landscape, clouds, shapes, patterns, whirls, weather, phenomena, cirrus, cirrostratus, filaments, hooks, feathery, fronds, delicate, countryside, nature, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, blue, sky, white, beautiful, scale, size, height, 2016, September, DSLR, Nikon, D700, digital, photo, photograph
Cirrus Patterns bnm5492jhp 
 Cirrus Scottish clouds autumn shapes patterns white filaments tendrils blue sky Deeside Aberdeenshire Scotland photo taken near Torphins in North East Scotland showing the scale, shapes and beauty of these ever changing weather phenomena. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Torphins, autumn, landscape, clouds, shapes, patterns, whirls, weather, phenomena, cirrus, cirrostratus, filaments, hooks, feathery, fronds, delicate, countryside, nature, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, blue, sky, white, beautiful, scale, size, height, 2016, September, DSLR, Nikon, D700, digital, photo, photograph
Cirrus Patterns bnm5487jhp 
 Cirrus clouds sweeping white waves blue sky Torphins Aberdeenshire Scottish photo taken near Torphins in North East Scotland showing the scale, shapes and beauty of these ever changing weather phenomena. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Torphins, autumn, landscape, upright, clouds, shapes, patterns, whirls, weather, phenomena, cirrus, cirrostratus, filaments, hooks, feathery, fronds, delicate, countryside, nature, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, blue, sky, white, beautiful, scale, size, height, 2016, September, DSLR, Nikon, D700, digital, photo, photograph
Rainbow & Cloud bnm5565jhp 
 Cloud anvil Scotland Deeside September evening Jim Henderson Photo stone and although not perhaps calendar material are none the less great photography subjects. The shapes, size and often awesome sense of power of clouds and often couple with rain storms and rainbows make them a subject I enjoy photographing and are a truer reflection perhaps of the great mix of weather and light we have in the North East of Scotland. One big headache is the rain that creates them so lenses have to be kept dry or covered as much as possible and it also appears in the images are short lines as it falls catching the sunlight although in these photos not a problem. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Glassel, landscape, upright, rainbow, double, colours, colors, clouds, bands, prism, unusual, shapes, weather, meteorological, phenomena, cumulus, countryside, nature, field, grass, autumn, evening, sun, sunshine, sunny, rain, raining, showers, storms, white, brown, grey, curved, bend, shapes, height, dramatic, moody, Nikon, 2016, September, digital, camera, D700
Rainbow & Cloud bnm5564jhp 
 Strong colours sky cloud formation anvil Scottish weather photo autumn evening sunlight and although not perhaps calendar material are none the less great photography subjects. The shapes, size and often awesome sense of power of clouds and often couple with rain storms and rainbows make them a subject I enjoy photographing and are a truer reflection perhaps of the great mix of weather and light we have in the North East of Scotland. One big headache is the rain that creates them so lenses have to be kept dry or covered as much as possible and it also appears in the images are short lines as it falls catching the sunlight although in these photos not a problem. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Glassel, landscape, rainbow, double, colours, colors, clouds, bands, prism, unusual, shapes, weather, meteorological, phenomena, cumulus, countryside, nature, field, grass, autumn, evening, sun, sunshine, sunny, rain, raining, showers, storms, white, brown, grey, curved, bend, shapes, height, dramatic, moody, Nikon, 2016, September, digital, camera, D700
Rainbow & Cloud bnm5563jhp 
 Double rainbow dramatic sky Aberdeenshire Scottish weather autumn evening sunlight and although not perhaps calendar material are none the less great photography subjects. The shapes, size and often awesome sense of power of clouds and often couple with rain storms and rainbows make them a subject I enjoy photographing and are a truer reflection perhaps of the great mix of weather and light we have in the North East of Scotland. One big headache is the rain that creates them so lenses have to be kept dry or covered as much as possible and it also appears in the images are short lines as it falls catching the sunlight although in these photos not a problem. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Glassel, landscape, rainbow, double, colours, colors, clouds, bands, prism, unusual, shapes, weather, meteorological, phenomena, cumulus, countryside, nature, field, grass, autumn, evening, sun, sunshine, sunny, rain, raining, showers, storms, white, brown, grey, curved, bend, shapes, height, dramatic, moody, Nikon, 2016, September, digital, camera, D700
Rainbow & Cloud bnm5561jhp 
 Double rainbow dramatic sky panorama cloud shape Scottish autumn evening sunlight and although not perhaps calendar material are none the less great photography subjects. The shapes, size and often awesome sense of power of clouds and often couple with rain storms and rainbows make them a subject I enjoy photographing and are a truer reflection perhaps of the great mix of weather and light we have in the North East of Scotland. One big headache is the rain that creates them so lenses have to be kept dry or covered as much as possible and it also appears in the images are short lines as it falls catching the sunlight although in these photos not a problem. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Glassel, landscape, rainbow, double, colours, colors, clouds, bands, prism, unusual, shapes, weather, meteorological, phenomena, cumulus, countryside, nature, field, grass, autumn, evening, sun, sunshine, sunny, rain, raining, showers, storms, white, brown, grey, curved, bend, shapes, height, dramatic, moody, Nikon, 2016, September, digital, camera, D700
Rainbow & Cloud bnm5560jhp 
 Double rainbow strong light colours Scotland Deeside September evening Torphins sunlight and although not perhaps calendar material are none the less great photography subjects. The shapes, size and often awesome sense of power of clouds and often couple with rain storms and rainbows make them a subject I enjoy photographing and are a truer reflection perhaps of the great mix of weather and light we have in the North East of Scotland. One big headache is the rain that creates them so lenses have to be kept dry or covered as much as possible and it also appears in the images are short lines as it falls catching the sunlight although in these photos not a problem. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Glassel, landscape, upright, rainbow, double, colours, colors, clouds, bands, prism, unusual, shapes, weather, meteorological, phenomena, cumulus, countryside, nature, field, grass, autumn, evening, sun, sunshine, sunny, rain, raining, showers, storms, white, brown, grey, curved, bend, shapes, height, dramatic, moody, Nikon, 2016, September, digital, camera, D700
Rainbow & Cloud bnm5558jhp 
 Double rainbow strong light Aberdeenshire Scotland Deeside autumn evening Torphins sunlight and although not perhaps calendar material are none the less great photography subjects. The shapes, size and often awesome sense of power of clouds and often couple with rain storms and rainbows make them a subject I enjoy photographing and are a truer reflection perhaps of the great mix of weather and light we have in the North East of Scotland. One big headache is the rain that creates them so lenses have to be kept dry or covered as much as possible and it also appears in the images are short lines as it falls catching the sunlight although in these photos not a problem. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Glassel, landscape, rainbow, double, colours, colors, clouds, bands, prism, unusual, shapes, weather, meteorological, phenomena, cumulus, countryside, nature, field, grass, autumn, evening, sun, sunshine, sunny, rain, raining, showers, storms, white, brown, grey, curved, bend, shapes, height, dramatic, moody, Nikon, 2016, September, digital, camera, D700
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
Deeside Evening Cloud vbn0685jhp 
 Deeside Scottish autumn evening clouds Hill Fare lifting clearing Aberdeenshire after rainy day near Torphins is some 25 miles west of Aberdeen in North East Scotland. This view is towards Craigmyle on the western end of the Hill of Fare taken from Ord Fundlie and cloud clearing the hillside catches early autumn sunhsine. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Hill, Fare, Torphins, Ord, Fundlie, sunset, evening, setting, sun, rays, beams, Craigmyle, landscape, fiery, red, clouds, shapes, patterns, beautiful, artistic, pastel, delicate, impressionist, colours, colors, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, golden, bronze, yellow, grey, weather, meteorological, trees, silhouette, hilline, September, 2015, autumn
Deeside Sunset vbn1041jhp 
 Royal Deeside sunset autumn colours pink red ornage hilline North West Torphins Aberdeenshire Scotland is some 25 miles west of Aberdeen in North East Scotland. The most dramatic and vibrant period only lasts a few minutes so it is very much being in the right place at the best time but it helps having a forest or nice river scene on the doorstep but with a major mountain range to the west of Deeside, often the sun setting behind them or a large bank of rain cloud kills off the best of any last minute colour. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Stranduff, Torphins, sunset, evening, setting, sun, landscape, fiery, red, clouds, ribbons, flecked, shapes, patterns, dramatic, surreal, beautiful, artistic, impressionist, colours, colors, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, golden, bronze, orange, yellow, brown, red, pink, grey, weather, meteorological, trees, silhouette, hilline, September, 2015
Deeside Sunset vbn1036jhp 
 Royal Deeside September 2015 sunset hilline West Aberdeenshire Scotland photo is some 25 miles west of Aberdeen in North East Scotland. The most dramatic and vibrant period only lasts a few minutes so it is very much being in the right place at the best time but it helps having a forest or nice river scene on the doorstep but with a major mountain range to the west of Deeside, often the sun setting behind them or a large bank of rain cloud kills off the best of any last minute colour. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Stranduff, Torphins, sunset, evening, setting, sun, landscape, upright, portrait, fiery, red, grey, clouds, ribbons, flecked, shapes, patterns, dramatic, surreal, beautiful, artistic, impressionist, colours, colors, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, golden, bronze, orange, pink, yellow, brown, weather, meteorological, trees, silhouette, hilline, autumn, Septermber, 2015
Deeside Sunset zxc5183jhp 
 Deeside sunset Craigton trees red pink waves clouds Aberdeenshire Scotland is some 25 miles west of Aberdeen in North East Scotland. The most dramatic and vibrant period only lasts a few minutes so it is very much being in the right place at the best time but it helps having a forest or nice river scene on the doorstep but with a major mountain range to the west of Deeside, often the sun setting behind them or a large bank of rain cloud kills off the best of any last minute colour. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Kincardine, O'Neil, Torphins, sunset, evening, setting, sun, landscape, 2014, September, fiery, red, clouds, ribbons, flecked, shapes, patterns, dramatic, surreal, beautiful, artistic, impressionist, colours, colors, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, golden, bronze, orange, yellow, brown, weather, meteorological, trees, silhouette, hilline
Deeside Sunset zxc5178jhp 
 Royal Deeside Scottish autumn red sunset clouds sun forest trees Aberdeenshire Kincardine O’Neil is some 25 miles west of Aberdeen in North East Scotland. The most dramatic and vibrant period only lasts a few minutes so it is very much being in the right place at the best time but it helps having a forest or nice river scene on the doorstep but with a major mountain range to the west of Deeside, often the sun setting behind them or a large bank of rain cloud kills off the best of any last minute colour. The biggest problem with summer sunsets are they can take longer from the start of colourful clouds through to the more subtle final reds and in that time you are an open meal ticket for the notorious Scottish midges. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Stranduff, Torphins, Ord, Fundlie, sunset, evening, setting, sun, rays, beams, autumn, landscape, fiery, red, clouds, ribbons, flecked, shapes, patterns, dramatic, surreal, beautiful, artistic, pastel, delicate, waves, bands, impressionist, colours, colors, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, golden, bronze, orange, yellow, brown, weather, meteorological, trees, silhouette, hilline, 2014, September
Deeside Sunset zxc5174jhp 
 Royal Deeside Scotland autumn sunset orange clouds sun hilline Aberdeenshire Kincardine O’Neil is some 25 miles west of Aberdeen in North East Scotland. The most dramatic and vibrant period only lasts a few minutes so it is very much being in the right place at the best time but it helps having a forest or nice river scene on the doorstep but with a major mountain range to the west of Deeside, often the sun setting behind them or a large bank of rain cloud kills off the best of any last minute colour. The biggest problem with summer sunsets are they can take longer from the start of colourful clouds through to the more subtle final reds and in that time you are an open meal ticket for the notorious Scottish midges. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Stranduff, Torphins, Ord, Fundlie, sunset, evening, setting, sun, rays, beams, autumn, autumnal, 2014, September, landscape, fiery, red, clouds, ribbons, flecked, shapes, patterns, dramatic, surreal, beautiful, artistic, pastel, delicate, waves, bands, impressionist, colours, colors, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, golden, bronze, orange, yellow, brown, weather, meteorological, trees, silhouette, hilline
Deeside Sunset zxc5173jhp 
 Deeside Scottish autumn sunset fiery red dramatic silhouettes clouds Aberdeenshire Kincardine O’Neil is some 25 miles west of Aberdeen in North East Scotland. The most dramatic and vibrant period only lasts a few minutes so it is very much being in the right place at the best time but it helps having a forest or nice river scene on the doorstep but with a major mountain range to the west of Deeside, often the sun setting behind them or a large bank of rain cloud kills off the best of any last minute colour. The biggest problem with summer sunsets are they can take longer from the start of colourful clouds through to the more subtle final reds and in that time you are an open meal ticket for the notorious Scottish midges. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Stranduff, Torphins, Ord, Fundlie, sunset, evening, setting, sun, rays, beams, autumn, autumnal, 2014, September, landscape, fiery, red, clouds, ribbons, flecked, shapes, patterns, dramatic, surreal, beautiful, artistic, pastel, delicate, waves, bands, impressionist, colours, colors, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, golden, bronze, orange, yellow, brown, weather, meteorological, trees, silhouette, hilline

Scotland > Deeside Towns and Villages (29 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.
Aboyne Gates bnm5367jhp 
 Aboyne Scottish town centre park gates fountain granite autumn Victory Hall Deeside viewed in the heart of this mid Deeside town lying between Aberdeen and Braemar on the River Dee on Royal Deeside and in the springtime there is always a vibrant display of daffodils on the small embankment adjacent to the Green, a large public park in the centre of the town. Aboyne is a popular tourist stopover with shops, restaurants, hotels, two golf courses, nearby gliding at Dinnet and is busy throughout the summer months with long established Highland Games situated on the Green and a recent and very successful Arts Festival based around a thriving Community Centre, Theatre and the Victory Hall. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Aboyne, River, Dee, Royal, Deeside, Green, landscape, park, large, expanse, grass, gean, trees, bordering, public, fountain, granite, millennium, gates, opened, royalty, flowers, trees, Victory, Hall, colourful, colours, tubs, Huntly, Hotel, still, quiet, peaceful, high, street, shops, busy, carpark, sunny, sunshine, blue, sky, photo, photograph, summer, autumn September, Nikon, camera, DSLR, D700, digital
Aboyne Gates bnm5366jhp 
 Aboyne Royal Deeside Millennium gates flower tubs fountain granite autumn viewed in the heart of this mid Deeside town lying between Aberdeen and Braemar on the River Dee on Royal Deeside and in the springtime there is always a vibrant display of daffodils on the small embankment adjacent to the Green, a large public park in the centre of the town. Aboyne is a popular tourist stopover with shops, restaurants, hotels, two golf courses, nearby gliding at Dinnet and is busy throughout the summer months with long established Highland Games situated on the Green and a recent and very successful Arts Festival based around a thriving Community Centre, Theatre and the Victory Hall. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Aboyne, River, Dee, Royal, Deeside, Green, landscape, upright, park, large, expanse, grass, gean, trees, bordering, public, fountain, granite, millennium, gates, opened, royalty, flowers, trees, Victory, Hall, colourful, colours, tubs, Huntly, Hotel, still, quiet, peaceful, high, street, shops, busy, carpark, sunny, sunshine, blue, sky, photo, photograph, summer, autumn September, Nikon, camera, DSLR, D700, digital
Aboyne Gates bnm5364jhp 
 Aboyne Royal Deeside Millennium gates flower fountain granite September railings viewed in the heart of this mid Deeside town lying between Aberdeen and Braemar on the River Dee on Royal Deeside and in the springtime there is always a vibrant display of daffodils on the small embankment adjacent to the Green, a large public park in the centre of the town. Aboyne is a popular tourist stopover with shops, restaurants, hotels, two golf courses, nearby gliding at Dinnet and is busy throughout the summer months with long established Highland Games situated on the Green and a recent and very successful Arts Festival based around a thriving Community Centre, Theatre and the Victory Hall. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Aboyne, River, Dee, Royal, Deeside, Green, landscape, upright, park, large, expanse, grass, gean, trees, bordering, public, fountain, granite, millennium, gates, opened, royalty, flowers, trees, Victory, Hall, colourful, colours, tubs, Huntly, Hotel, still, quiet, peaceful, high, street, shops, busy, carpark, sunny, sunshine, blue, sky, photo, photograph, summer, autumn September, Nikon, camera, DSLR, D700, digital
Aboyne Gates bnm5362jhp 
 Aboyne green Deeside Millennium gates flowers fountain granite autumn kirk railings viewed in the heart of this mid Deeside town lying between Aberdeen and Braemar on the River Dee on Royal Deeside and in the springtime there is always a vibrant display of daffodils on the small embankment adjacent to the Green, a large public park in the centre of the town. Aboyne is a popular tourist stopover with shops, restaurants, hotels, two golf courses, nearby gliding at Dinnet and is busy throughout the summer months with long established Highland Games situated on the Green and a recent and very successful Arts Festival based around a thriving Community Centre, Theatre and the Victory Hall. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Aboyne, River, Dee, Royal, Deeside, Green, landscape, park, large, expanse, grass, gean, trees, bordering, public, fountain, granite, millennium, gates, opened, royalty, flowers, trees, Victory, Hall, colourful, colours, tubs, Huntly, Hotel, still, quiet, peaceful, high, street, shops, busy, carpark, sunny, sunshine, blue, sky, photo, photograph, summer, autumn September, Nikon, camera, DSLR, D700, digital
Aboyne Gates bnm5361jhp 
 Aboyne green Millennium gates flowers fountain granite autumn railings sunny viewed in the heart of this mid Deeside town lying between Aberdeen and Braemar on the River Dee on Royal Deeside and in the springtime there is always a vibrant display of daffodils on the small embankment adjacent to the Green, a large public park in the centre of the town. Aboyne is a popular tourist stopover with shops, restaurants, hotels, two golf courses, nearby gliding at Dinnet and is busy throughout the summer months with long established Highland Games situated on the Green and a recent and very successful Arts Festival based around a thriving Community Centre, Theatre and the Victory Hall. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Aboyne, River, Dee, Royal, Deeside, Green, landscape, park, large, expanse, grass, gean, trees, bordering, public, fountain, granite, millennium, gates, opened, royalty, flowers, trees, Victory, Hall, colourful, colours, tubs, Huntly, Hotel, still, quiet, peaceful, high, street, shops, busy, carpark, sunny, sunshine, blue, sky, photo, photograph, summer, autumn September, Nikon, camera, DSLR, D700, digital
Aboyne Gates bnm5360jhp 
 Aboyne green Millennium gates flowers tubs colours autumn railings sunny viewed in the heart of this mid Deeside town lying between Aberdeen and Braemar on the River Dee on Royal Deeside and in the springtime there is always a vibrant display of daffodils on the small embankment adjacent to the Green, a large public park in the centre of the town. Aboyne is a popular tourist stopover with shops, restaurants, hotels, two golf courses, nearby gliding at Dinnet and is busy throughout the summer months with long established Highland Games situated on the Green and a recent and very successful Arts Festival based around a thriving Community Centre, Theatre and the Victory Hall. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Aboyne, River, Dee, Royal, Deeside, Green, landscape, park, large, expanse, grass, gean, trees, bordering, public, fountain, granite, millennium, gates, opened, royalty, flowers, trees, Victory, Hall, colourful, colours, tubs, Huntly, Hotel, still, quiet, peaceful, high, street, shops, busy, carpark, sunny, sunshine, blue, sky, photo, photograph, summer, autumn September, Nikon, camera, DSLR, D700, digital
Aboyne Gates bnm5359jhp 
 Aboyne green Millennium gates flowers fountain granite autumn carpark Deeside viewed in the heart of this mid Deeside town lying between Aberdeen and Braemar on the River Dee on Royal Deeside and in the springtime there is always a vibrant display of daffodils on the small embankment adjacent to the Green, a large public park in the centre of the town. Aboyne is a popular tourist stopover with shops, restaurants, hotels, two golf courses, nearby gliding at Dinnet and is busy throughout the summer months with long established Highland Games situated on the Green and a recent and very successful Arts Festival based around a thriving Community Centre, Theatre and the Victory Hall. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Aboyne, River, Dee, Royal, Deeside, Green, landscape, park, large, expanse, grass, gean, trees, bordering, public, fountain, granite, millennium, gates, opened, royalty, flowers, trees, Victory, Hall, colourful, colours, tubs, Huntly, Hotel, still, quiet, peaceful, high, street, shops, busy, carpark, sunny, sunshine, blue, sky, photo, photograph, summer, autumn September, Nikon, camera, DSLR, D700, digital
Bellfield High St up643478jhp 
 Banchory High Street summer September flower displays sunny shops Deeside 
looking westwards along the main thoroughfare of this large Deeside town on the River Dee some 18 miles west of Aberdeen in North East Scotland. It has always been a main visitor centre either for day trippers from Aberdeen or the usual flow of coaches and other visitors heading from Aberdeen westwards to Braemar and from there south to Perth or north to Inverness. It is also offers a very scenic route southwards over the Cairn O’Mount to Mearns. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Kincardineshire, Banchory, High, Steet, River, Dee, Royal, Deeside, high, street, shops, busy, granite, church, flower, display, flowers, colorful, colours, traffic, lights, red, shopfronts, 2007, September, summer, Fuji, S5Pro, camera, digital
Bellfield Banchory up643468jhp 
 Banchory trees Scottish Deeside town Bellfield park displays flowers summer in this Aberdeenshire town some 18 miles west of Aberdeen in North East Scotland on the River Dee. The town has always been a main visitor centre either for day trippers from Aberdeen or the usual flow of coaches and other visitors heading from Aberdeen westwards along Royal Deeside to Braemar and from there south to Perth or north to Inverness. It is also offers a very scenic route southwards over the Cairn O’Mount to Mearns. The river is a famous salmon fishing water which flows from the Cairngorms eastwards into the North Sea at Aberdeen. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Kincardineshire, Banchory, Town, River, Dee, Royal, Deeside, North, Road, landscape, summer, Bellfield, park, trees, displays, roadside, beds, flowers, flora, grass, colours, colors, colourful, colorful, red, yellow, blue, sky, digital, photograph, photo, Fuji, S5Pro, 2007, September
Bellfield Banchory up643465jhp 
 Banchory children's climbing Scotland Deeside town Bellfield park summer September in this Aberdeenshire town some 18 miles west of Aberdeen in North East Scotland on the River Dee. The town has always been a main visitor centre either for day trippers from Aberdeen or the usual flow of coaches and other visitors heading from Aberdeen westwards along Royal Deeside to Braemar and from there south to Perth or north to Inverness. It is also offers a very scenic route southwards over the Cairn O’Mount to Mearns. The river is a famous salmon fishing water which flows from the Cairngorms eastwards into the North Sea at Aberdeen. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Kincardineshire, Banchory, Town, River, Dee, Royal, Deeside, North, Road, landscape, summer, Bellfield, park, trees, displays, roadside, beds, flowers, flora, grass, colours, colors, colourful, colorful, red, yellow, blue, sky, digital, photograph, photo, Fuji, S5Pro, 2007, September
Braemar fm Bridge xvv1091jhp 
 Braemar village Deeside Scotland summer Clunie bridge well broom evening 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, bridge, Fife, Arms, Hotel, wishing, well, main, street, rocks, water, peat, brown, summer, sunshine, blue, skies, 2010, June, evening, broom, yellow, DSLR, digital, camera, D700, Nikon
Braemar fm Bridge xvv1098jhp 
 Braemar village centre Mar Road Deeside Aberdeenshire Scottish summer bridge view 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, bridge, Fife, Arms, Hotel, wishing, well, main, street, rocks, water, peat, brown, summer, sunshine, blue, skies, 2010, June, evening, DSLR, digital, camera, D700, Nikon
Braemar fm Bridge xvv1089jhp 
 Braemar village centre bridge view well broom yellow Royal Deeside Scotland summer Clunie Burn 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, 2010, June, evening, broom, yellow, DSLR, digital, camera, D700, Nikon
Braemar Mews xvv1081jhp 
 Braemar village Royal Deeside Scottish summer Mews castlehill evening light 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, Mews, castlehill, church, steeple, trees, bridge, Fife, Arms, Hotel, wishing, well, main, street, rocks, water, peat, brown, summer, sunshine, blue, skies, 2010, June, evening, DSLR, digital, camera, D700, Nikon
Braemar Clunie Burn xvv1097jhp 
 Braemar Scotland summer evening beech trees Clunie Burn photograph bridge view downstream 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, beech, trees, downstream, bridge, Fife, Arms, Hotel, wishing, well, main, street, rocks, water, peat, brown, summer, evening, sunshine, blue, skies, 2010, June, DSLR, digital, camera, D700, Nikon
Braemar Clunie Burn xvv1096jhp 
 Braemar wishing well Deeside Scottish summer Clunie Burn bridge evening view 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, 2010, June, evening, DSLR, digital, camera, D700, Nikon
Braemar Clunie Burn xvv1095jhp 
 Braemar village evening beech trees Scotland summer Clunie Burn downstream bridge view 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, bridge, Fife, Arms, Hotel, wishing, well, main, street, rocks, water, peat, brown, summer, sunshine, blue, skies, 2010, DSLR, digital, camera, D700, Nikon, June, evening, beech, trees
Clunie Burn Braemar zxc2015jhp 
 Braemar village Hotel Deeside Aberdeenshire Scottish summer Clunie Burn taken from side of Fife Arms Hotel 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, bridge, Fife, Arms, Hotel, wishing, well, main, street, rocks, water, peat, brown, summer, sunshine, blue, skies, 2014, DSLR, digital, camera, D700, Nikon
Clunie Burn Braemar zxc1918jhp 
 Braemar village Royal Deeside Scotland summer Clunie Burn low view below the Fife Arms Hotel in the village 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, lower, bridge, Fife, Arms, Hotel, wishing, well, main, street, rocks, water, peat, brown, summer, sunshine, blue, skies, 2014, DSLR, digital, camera, D700, Nikon