The Outer Hebrides -16:9 – Part 1

Church at Miavaig

The Outer Hebrides are a chain of islands off the north west coast of Scotland on the European edge of the Atlantic ocean. The two largest islands are The Isle of Lewis which lies to the north and it’s adjoining neighbour, The Isle of Harris to the south. Although they are called islands they are in fact one land mass. Further to the south are the islands of North and South Uist, Benbecula and at the southern most tip Vatersay.

Our recent trip took us to Lewis and Harris and we would love to return and explore the other islands as well. They are quite magical and the scenery is breathtaking.

Approaching rain over Uig Sands

On my return home I started processing the files and discovered that the native 3:2 aspect ratio didn’t suit many of the photographs I had captured. 16:9 worked much better so I have decided to write two posts and only include pictures which conform to this format. This first post concentrates on The Isle of Lewis and in a few days time I shall post a selection of images taken on The Isle of Harris.

From Tobson, Great Bernera to the mountains of North Harris

From Ardroil to Carnish

Reflections at Uig Sands

From Bosta beach on Great Bernera towards the Isle of Flodaigh

Thanks for reading this post and do look at for my next entry ‘The Isle of Harris’ in a few days time.

As always do click on an image to view a larger version which will open in a new window.

8 Responses to “The Outer Hebrides -16:9 – Part 1”

    • alan frost

      Thanks very much Paul. I hope you will enjoy the Harris images in a few days time. It’s a wonderful part of the world.



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