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Isle of Skye
Scottish Highlands
5 day scottish photographic workshop

Dates Availability Price
2014, January 13-17 FULLY BOOKED 1,399 *
2015, January 5-10 FULLY BOOKED 1,395 *

* Special discount available for non participating partners.
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Exclusive small group setting
Exclusive use of Hotel
5 Nights Bed, Breakfast & Evening Dinner
Sole room occupancy - no single suppliment
Transportation between shooting locations
One to One
Guidance & Group Guidance
Photoshop 'digital darkroom' techniques
Extensive notes

Packed Lunch

If you have any further questions about the trip I'll be happy to answer them for you. You can use the contact form below or e-mail me at and I'll be right back to you.
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Image © Bruce Percy

Image © Bruce Percy

Getting to the Workshop

Skye is situated in the far north west of Scotland. Due to the nature of the remoteness of parts of the North West of Scotland, transportation links are sparse.

Pickup from Inverness Available

I can pick you up at 2pm on the day of the course at Eden Court in the heart of Inverness.

If you are flying to Inverness, please book flights that arrive before 1pm. A taxi will take approximately 20 minutes from the airport to Eden Court.

Drop-off at Inverness

Please be aware we will leave the hotel no later than 10am on the Saturday morning, and arrive in Inverness at approximately 2pm. Please arrange your connections to coincide with this arrival time.

If you are flying home, please book flights for any time after 3pm.

Driving from Glasgow, Edinburgh or Inverness

Another alternative is to coincide your Skye workshop with a tour around the north west of Scotland. There is much to see and you could easily spend an additional week or two here. If this is an option, then I would recommend hiring a car and ariving at Inverness Airport. Driving times from Glasgow and Edinburgh are very long - somewhere between 5 and 7 hours. The landscape is mountainous, with lots of single track roads, so traveling takes a lot longer than you may anticipate.

Trip Details

Start/Finish: The course starts at 6pm on Monday and finishes at 9am on Saturday after breakfast.
Deposit: £300 per person
Group size: Maximum 4 photographers
Where we stay: Glen View Hotel, Culnacnoc by Staffin, Skye

Fitness Level


Moderate / occasionally high grading.

Most locations involve a short walk from the car, but two locations require you to be able to walk up hill on uneven and rocky ground for an hour or more with a packpack and your tripod.

Equipment Needed

Film or Digital SLR camera; tripod; neutral density graduated filters

This trip has been set up for a very small exclusive number of photographers (4). We will have sole use of the hotel for our duration, making for a very comfortable and concentrated stay.

Arrival & Introduction
We will meet at the Glen View hotel in the small village of Culnacnock (near Staffin) where I will introduce myself and cover what we will be doing over the week.

7:00 - 8:00pm

8:00 - 9:00pm
I will present a talk on my approach to landscape photography.

Daily Schedule

6:30 - 7:30am

8:00 - 11:00am
On location for sunrise. The sun rises very late in December (around 8:45), but it is the hour before and after that can often yield some very surprising images.

11:00 - 4:00pm
With the winter sun being so low in the sky for the entire day, we will take advantage of this by exploring some of the surrounding landscapes of Skye.

11:00 - 4:00pm
On location for sunset.

4:00 - 7:00pm
Photo critique and digital editing tutorials back at the hotel.

7:00 - 9:00pm

9:00pm onwards
Your own free time to chil out and relax.

Light On Scotland
33 Sandport Street Edinburgh EH6 6EP
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