DAY 1 – Arrival in Edinburgh and onward journey to Glencoe Outward journey to Scotland to be organised by the individual traveller. Meeting point is at Edinburgh Airport between 12 am – 2 pm. We weill then set off in our comfortable minibus to Glencoe. You will stay overnight in the heart of the Scottish Highlands.
Glencoe is one of the most beautiful regions in the Western Highlands. The glen with its epic landscapes is picturesquely located between the shores of Loch Leven and Rannoch Moor. Several famous films, such as the James Bond film Skyfall and the Harry Potter films were filmed in this region.
During the late afternoon, you will have time to photograph some of the most spectacular spots.
DAY 2 - Glencoe and the Highlands Today you’ll head out to capture the beautiful landscape of the Scottish highlands. We will shoot during sunrise and sunset around 3 to 4 hours per photo session. Depending on the weather conditions we will visit the beautiful lakes of Rannoch Moor, wild creeks, rivers and waterfalls of the Glencoe valley as well as the impressive Buachaille Etive Mòr and the mighty Three Sisters of Glencoe.
DAY 3 - From Glencoe to the Isle of Skye Today we set of in the direction of the Isle of Skye. We will naturally take plenty of time on the journey to stop off at some beautiful spots to take some photographs. The first photo session on the scenic Isle of Skye will take place during the late afternoon.
The Isle of Skye, which is the largest island in the Inner Hebrides, is a magical place. It is certain to impress you with its mountain ranges, breathtaking coastline and impressive scenery.
DAY 4 – 6 – Isle of Skye We will be taking photos for 3 - 4 hours each day during the morning and in the late afternoon. The Isle of Skye is an absolute dream for anyone who likes to photograph landscapes. Craggy mountains, deep valleys, fascinating coastline, rushing streams, beautiful waterfalls and picturesque lighthouses. There are numerous subjects to photograph, such as the famous Old Man of Stoor, the Quiraing maze of rock formations, the pretty, quaint fishing village of Elgol with its breathtaking views of the Cuillin Mountains and obviously so much more. We will put together the exact programme for the day at the last minute when we are at our destination so that we can respond to the actual weather and light conditions. Our photo guide will lead you to the most beautiful photo locations. All our Scottish photo guides live on Skye and know the island like the back of their hands.
DAY 7 – Back to Edinburgh In the morning, you can once again take your time photographing on the Isle of Skye (weather depending). During the course of the day we will take you back to Edinburgh where we will arrive in the evening. If there is time we have the opportunity to head out and shoot some nice cityscapes.
The Scottish capital city is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Scotland. The magnificent Old Town with its winding streets along the Royal Mile and the New Town that dates back to the eighteenth century with its wide squares and expansive streets provide excellent subject matter for many great photographic images. A range of tourist attractions can be found between Holyrood Palace, the Scottish Parliament and Edinburgh Castle.
DAY 8 – End of the tour The photo tour comes to an end today. You will embark on your journey home or onward journey.