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Photographing Under A Dull Sky

Scotland’s north-west offers many photographic opportunities, but typical Scottish weather consists of many days with a dull and featureless sky. The question is, do we pack up and go home under these conditions? Dimitri Vasileiou has the story

As I am writing this, I am preparing for my next workshop in the Inverpolly and Assynt areas of Scotland, taking place between 11th and 18th February, 2013, although it will be April by the time you read this article. However, as I began to prepare, I came across this image and right away remembered the story behind it, which occurred during the identical photographic workshop last year.


I had heard of a beautiful location in the area around Loch Druim Suardalain, but had not visited it beforehand. Usually, I avoid visiting new locations during a workshop as the area might be disappointing photographically, and participants might be disillusioned. However, this time, because of the intermittent...

Read this article, and many more, in High Definition, inside Issue 26 of Landscape Photography Magazine.

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Dimitri Vasileiou is a highly acclaimed landscape photographer, writer and photographic workshop leader. A professional photographer for several years, he was born in Greece and currently resides in Scotland.

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