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The Storr

£55.79

The Old Man of Storr in Snow. Isle of Skye, Scotland.

Size 470mm × 330mm (incl. border)
Border 25mm
Paper Fuji Matt
Date Taken: Dec 15th, 2017
Location View

Possibly one of the most photographed scenes in the world and certainly Europe, the Old Man of Storr attracts visitors to Skye from all over the globe.

The majestic rock pinnacle, a relic of an ancient landslide, reaches up and overlooks a vast view to lochs and coastlines below.

Situated on the Trotternish peninsula, it faces East toward the Sound of Raasay and Raasay Island, with mainland Scotland visible further on. Closer in its backdrop, Loch Leathan and Loch Fada add extra interest, nestled between the grassy lowlands.

I had imagined this photo almost exactly, and it was one of the few times as a photographer I’ve found luck.

It was a long, icy hike up to the Storr; with menacing snow hammering my spirits all the way up. I thought the journey would be fruitless, but with faith in a changing weather forecast that morning and a cloud break in the distance, I charged on.

Eventually, the clouds did part and gave way to a magical display of light rays over the Sound of Raasay. The scene left as soon as it arrived, but I was thankful for the 10 minutes the old man gave me.

Promise to Plant

Photos print to paper, and the paper needs packaging & delivering. There’s no way of getting around that, so in an effort to give back and help mitigate the environmental impact of the process of printing and delivering, for every order placed, a tree is planted through the World Land Trust, who help establish and protect habitats and areas of biodiversity.

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