Photo tours of Scotland

Photo tours of Scotland

Private tours of the Highlands including a visit to Glencoe, Black Mount and Buachaille Etive Mor can be arranged. Your guide will take you to the best spots for taking pictures of the beautiful scenery of Glencoe and the Highlands .
This photo tour is ideal for beginners/ intermediate photographers . Your photo guide will offer assistance as required with taking pictures.
Our promise – your guide will always be friendly , helpful and informative .
For bookings phone 07305-294773 or contact us online .

photo tours of scotland, glencoe tours

Our photo tours of Scotland feature visits to the top scenic locations in the Highlands and Edinburgh .

Photo tour of Rosslyn Chapel and Scott’s View , Melrose , one of the most scenic views in Scotland .
Entrance tickets are not included.

Price £175

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Linlithgow and Stirling photo tours

Tours start at 9.30 am .

Normal pickup point is Edinburgh city centre or the airport . Other pickup points can be arranged , subject to an additional fee .

First stop is historic Linlithgow Palace , birthplace of Mary Queen of Scots .

Stirling Castle is our next stop , high on a volcanic rock above the city of Stirling .

Wallace Monument is our final destination .
Your guide will give you advice and assistance in taking pictures of Linlithgow Palace and Stirling Palace .

Lunch and entry fees are not included in this tour .

Tour costs –

2 people £160.
. Linlithgow and Stirling tour for 2 people. £160

3 people £175

4 people £190

For bookings phone 07305-294773 or contact us online .

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Video of the Highlands of Scotland – stock footage

Buachaille Etive Mor 717 from David Rankin on Vimeo.

Buachaille Etive Mor 717 video from Stock Footage Scotland.
Buachaille Etive Mor is an iconic mountain in the Highlands of Scotland . The name is Gaelic for great herdsman of Etive .

Aerial photography of Loch Lubhair near Crianlarich, Scotland

Loch Lubhair near Crianlarich, Scotland. Aerial photography by www.aerodronesphotography.com .

Aero Drones Photography and Videos , offering a professional aerial imagery service throughout Scotland .

David Rankin is a fully qualified remote pilot with a Permission to fly for Commercial Operations from the CAA . David is capable of flying multi-rotor drones to a maximum take off weight of 7kg. David offers professional video and photography services with a focus on the health and safety of his clients and public.

Phone us on 07723-538941 for more details about the range of our services.

Product photography

Photogold offers a full range of commercial photography services . We can offer product photography for SMEs in Scotland. Photogold can supply professional business photos from our extensive picture library or our professional photographer can shoot the pictures which are required.

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free Christmas card of Buachaille Etive Mor , Scotland

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Buachaille Etive Mor is an iconic mountain in the #Highlands of #scotland . The name is Gaelic for great herdsman of Etive .

Over 50 photo gifts are available from the still photo from the same day , including greeting cards, prints, t-shirts, phone cases, mugs and lots more.

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Hundreds of Scottish gifts for Christmas in our shop. Phone cases, t-shirts, ,mugs, greeting cards, posters , prints and lots more .

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Enjoy an amazing tour of the Highlands of Scotland

Braveheart statue sent back to sculptor

William Wallace statue, Wallace Monument , Stirling
Braveheart - William Wallace statue, Wallace Monument , Stirling

The controversial Braveheart statue at the Wallace Monument in Stirling has been returned to sculptor Tom Church. The William Wallace statue has divided opinion equally between those who love it and those who hate it . Historians were outraged because of its remarkable resemblance to a certain actor Mel Gibson , star of the Braveheart film. That was taking historical inaccuracies to a whole new level. However tourists visiting the Monument loved having their picture taken beside it . The 13 foot statue was 12 tonnes and carved out of gold sandstone . A new visitor centre is being built where it stood in the car park at the foot of the Monument.Church said he had been inspired to create the statue, which took him five months to carve, after watching the 1997 film. Church said: “I know the purists didn’t think too much of it but the tourists absolutely loved it. I believe it’s rightful home is at the Wallace Monument. It was the ideal place for it. I think they were maybe a bit angry that some people just wanted their picture taken with the statue and didn’t bother going into the monument.”

So what has the Braveheart phenomenon done for Scotland ? I think it has had a great effect on tourism in Scotland. The film has encouraged lots of new visitors to come over here. Beyond that it has also played well with the SNP and supporters of Independence because it is just an epic , albeit  inaccurate , film which appeals to the emotions of anyone who wants freedom for their own country . The picture of the statue featured here is available as a poster from Castle Pictures.

Snow covered landscape – the big freeze in Scotland

Blackmount , Scotland
Blackmount in the snow , Scotland

Scotland is in the middle of the longest cold spell for 40 years . NASA has released a satellite image of Scotland and it is totally white.While this is causing problems for many people , as photographers it is an opportunity for us to get some great pictures. On Thursday I went up to Blackmount and Glencoe. It was the first time I have ever seen Blackmount totally covered in snow . The loch was frozen over and it was a total whiteout. Further up the road I stopped at Buachaille Etive Mor to take some pictures. As soon as I got out of the car I felt the bitter cold . I walked towards the mountain to take some pictures and within 3 or 4 minutes the tips of my fingers were numb. I quickly took some pictures and headed straight back to the car.The temperature must have been sub-zero. I continued along the A84 to Glencoe . Unfortunately the sun was behind the paps of Glencoe by the time I reached it and it wasn’t ideal for pictures. I took a couple of shots and headed back to Blackmount because I knew there were more pictures to be had there. As soon as you got off the road the snow was about a foot deep. The sun was shining and the landscape looked like a winter wonderland. I took quite a lot of pictures including a set of 4 which I am going to put together for a panoramic image in Photoshop. I also recorded some
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