Book Review: Scotland’s Fifty Finest Mountains

John Parminter set himself a photographic project; choose his favourite 50 Scottish mountains, climb them, take photos and publish a book. How did he do? David Hay has the review

Many photographers can benefit from carrying out a photographic project. It gives them a sense of focus, something to concentrate on, and the satisfaction of reaching the end-point when their project is eventually completed. A project photographer usually finds that his or her photography improves as a result of concentrating on a restricted theme, and pouring their heart and soul into it.

John Parminter set himself a challenging photographic project. He first had to choose his favourite 50 Scottish mountains, then climb them all, take great photographs of them and publish a book of the best photographs. The result of all of his efforts over the last four years has just been published. How did he do?

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David Hay

I took up photography at the age of eleven and have been passionate about it ever since. As a retired biologist I still marvel at the beauty of the natural world and try and capture the colours and forms of natural things around me.

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