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Caledonia Colour

Caledonia Colour

Posted: Friday, November 4, 2016

In 18 years of tour guiding it’s never happened before. I never thought it would and now it has, I rather hope it happens again. The prospect of an all-female group held some trepidation if truth be told but in the event, it was a real pleasure. I’m stretching it a bit when I say “all female” because thanks to a late booking (cheers Will), the gender bias on our recent Caledonia Colour tour was balanced just a tad.

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It's all down to light.

It's all down to light.

Posted: Thursday, December 15, 2016

I've always loved backlighting. It doesn't work with everything but with crested tits, it most definitely does. That cheeky little mohican really stands out with late (or early) winter light filtering through the delicate feathers. Setting up our crested tit hide several years ago, we were at pains to ensure a backlit shot was possible

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Nature's disco!

Nature's disco!

Posted: Friday, March 10, 2017

The northern lights are one of the great wonders of the natural world. If you’ve never witnessed this other-worldly phenomenon, then find the time and information to do so! Fluorescent green curtains pierce the dark night sky, sometimes accompanied by deep reds; it’s a sight you won’t forget quickly.

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