Author Archives: PK-Potter

Finlarig Castle pictures featured in Findagrave.com

Some time ago, Sarah and I visited Finlarig Castle in Killin. There are clear signs marking it as dangerous (blah, blah) but I had read about it online and just had to visit. It is a magical place but with…

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Luncarty, Perthshire

Location: Luncarty area| Time: 14th January 13.00 The wee one has recently started nursery which is fantastic for her, but the timing has messed with our normal regime of meeting for lunch then scooting off somewhere in the car (which…

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Featured Image – Stirling Old Town

Lots of people are taking advantage of this snow situation that most if Scotland has found itself in. I had to watch two ambulances being rescued by some kind of mountain rescue jeep in Scone at the weekend which summed…

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Ghosts in the Arcade’s album

Amazon.co.uk Widgets Local band from Perth and Dundee with some great tracks on their debut album. I do most of their photography and they are mates – but that doesn’t mean you lot can’t support them by purchasing some decent…

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Christmas Day Walk – Quarrymill

Location: Scone| Time: Christmas Day, 2pm Santa has been and gone for another year. I stuffed myself full of mum’s turkey, beef, parsnips and roast tatties until I couldn’t anymore. Then made room for some pudding… Before all eating extravaganza…

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Featured Image – The Cuilc

This lovely snowscene was Captured by Davy Nelson, someone I have hooked up with from the PK Flickr Group and have been in contact with since. His captures of Pitlochry Dam while the gates were open showed me a sight…

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Santa Day, Birnam & Dunkeld

Location: Perthshire| Time: 1pm Ian: My mate had called me up to see if I wanted to take the wee one up to Dunkeld and Birnam for the annual Santa Day parade. Basically it consists of Mr Claus being pulled…

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Rannoch Moor, Perthshire

Location: Perthshire| Time: 1pm Ian: I had spotted snow on the hills all around us yesterday and had already made a decision that we were going to hunt some down. In the spur of the moment we headed north towards…

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Featured Image – Campsie Fells

Glasgow-based photographer McSnow1 has taken this fantastic waterfall image from the Campsie Fells area in the West of Scotland. The long exposure has created a misty effect over the jet black rocks at the base of the falls. Check out…

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Kinnoull Hill, Perth

Location: Perth| Time: About 1pm Ian: Got off to a late start as I had to take the wife back to hospital (hyperemisis trouble) and so with both of us working tonight we settled on the rather close location of…

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Featured Image – Falkirk Wheel

Another stunning image from the Flickr Group and this time of the Falkirk Wheel, Falkirk. I love the perfect reflection and the detail from all the different textures of this image. An exceptional capture – don’t be stingy with the…

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Featured Image – Morning mist

This stunning image was taken by Jonathan J Mackintosh. The quality of the light on the damp road is fantastic and leads my eye all the way into the picture. Well done that man! Jonathan J Mackintosh: Photostream: http://www.flickr.com/photos/jonathanjmackintosh/ Profile:…

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Featured Image – Pitlochry Dam

I spotted this excellent images of the Dam at Pitlochry and rather unusually, it’s taken at night time. Not only that, but the dam is letting out water! The harsh contrast of this shot really caught my eye and this…

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Bracklinn Falls, The Trossachs

Location: Callander | Time: 12:00 The Trossachs are home to many fantastic areas and today we decided to re-visit the Bracklinn Falls in the pouring rain… Ian: When I got up this morning it was overcast but not actually raining.…

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Kingoodie – Dundee

I was out today doing something I had never done before – 1 on 1 teaching photography! It was a really enjoyable experience for me but it helped immensely that the pupil was very ready, very willing and as it…

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