Take me to a quiet place // Photography

Thursday, March 03, 2016


Once again I took a trip to the woods near me and I could go on about how beautiful it was, etcetc, but instead I'm taking a leaf out of Caitlin's book (no pun intended) and just noting down the important bits with a few good links and a fantastic piece of poetry. 

Take me to a quiet place, 
with earth under our backs, 
cradled in a forest glade. 
There, we will point out
things we see, and
acknowledge those things
we do not. In solitude,
we take in the wisdom
offered in each other and
take in the hum of the 
-Pheobe Wahl

Location: Dunnottar Woods, Stonehaven, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Time of Day: Mid-afternoon
Weather: Sunshine, blue skies, cool with a bit of wind.
Mood: Tranquil, inspired, and calm.
Camera/Lens: Canon EOS100D + 18-55mm
Reason for going: Adventure with Darren, taking some uni photos
Fails: Battery started dying just when I started getting into a great feeling. 

(Note: The gifs are huge files, so if they're going a bit slow just wait a minute or two and they should sort themselves out)

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  1. Those pictures are amazing - I really like the last one, though it is difficult to pick a favourite. I just got a new camera for Christmas and I am trying to learn as I go. I doubt I will ever get to the quality that you are at but I'll look forward to your posts for inspiration! http://stayingfocussed.blogspot.co.uk/2016/03/im-skyscraper-wean.html

    1. Thank you so much! Honestly just keep playing and experimenting with your camera, google techniques you're interested in and you'll learn! I still have a lot to learn and to develop on, it just takes time!

  2. Goooorgeous! I love the pictures so much! They look so peaceful, calm and relaxing!
    Jade x

  3. It's great to see you posting again, and those GIFS! You must link me to how I could make something as beautiful as that.


    1. Yeah definitely took a long time coming! :')
      I'll send you a message on how I did it! :D

  4. Such great photos, particularly the picture of the waterfall; it looks so beautiful - the way the green is so rich & vivid. ^.^

    Quirks & Queries

  5. Thank you so much! Yeah it's fantastic isn't it? x



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