Neist Point Lighthouse at the tip. Beyond, the islands of North and South Uist, and then the Atlantic Ocean. Wet, windy and wonderful.
In a matter of minutes, the clouds moved, the sky changed, the sun appeared, and the landscape changed from this:
The journey from Glasgow to Skye isn’t all that long as far as drives go, but it could take forever because of the concentration of stunning places to see along the way: a landscape photography paradise.
The odd thing about that part of Scotland – especially on breezy mornings at sunrise – is that it can be colder at any time of year than a Siberian winter: the wind chill factor. A sturdy tripod is obligatory, along with windproof and water-resistant everything.