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Inspiring landscapes in Scotland


Scotland has some of most unique landscapes in the world; with 11,000km’s of coastline, vast and majestic mountains, free-flowing streams, canals, rivers and lochs and hundreds of individual rural and suburban islands. Photographers have flocked in the thousands over the years to capture just a small snippet of Scotland’s inspiring habitat.

Scotland is globally known for having a large variety of national parks and reserves including 47 National Nature Reserves and over 1,000 Sites of Specific Scientific Interest. Popular areas for photography in Scotland include the Cairngorms National Park, The Trossachs National Park and Loch Lomond. All these provide a 360 degrees view of what Scotland has to offer. These parks also offer a likely chance of meeting some of Scotland’s unique and native wildlife including as puffins, red deers and buzzards.

These stunning photos were submitted in a competition to find the most breathtaking landscapes around Scotland and are provided by Embrace Scotland Cottages.

Approaching train

Approaching train

St Cyrus beach North East Scotland - photo credit Evan Michael

St Cyrus beach North East Scotland – photo credit Evan Michael

Rattrayhead Lighthouse Aberdeenshire - photo credit Evan Michael

Rattrayhead Lighthouse Aberdeenshire – photo credit Evan Michael

Puffin through the Bluebells, taken in June on the Isle of Lunga - photo credit Rich Renton

Puffin through the Bluebells, taken in June on the Isle of Lunga – photo credit Rich Renton

Overall winner, voted by the public. Tolsta Beach, Isle of Lewis - photo credit Aldo Costa

Overall winner, voted by the public. Tolsta Beach, Isle of Lewis – photo credit Aldo Costa

Looking across Loch Leven to the Pap of Glencoe, Scottish Highlands - photo credit Rod Wood

Looking across Loch Leven to the Pap of Glencoe, Scottish Highlands – photo credit Rod Wood

Lone Tree, Elie, Fife - photo credit Michael Harris

Lone Tree, Elie, Fife – photo credit Michael Harris

Loch Tay, Trossachs - photo credit Nick Gallacher

Loch Tay, Trossachs – photo credit Nick Gallacher

Loch Leven Ballachulish bridge - photo credit John McVey

Loch Leven Ballachulish bridge – photo credit John McVey

Loch Garry in the Scottish Highlands - photo credit Rob Wood

Loch Garry in the Scottish Highlands – photo credit Rob Wood

Kervaig Bothy - photo credit Will Copestake

Kervaig Bothy – photo credit Will Copestake

Tahseen is proved to be a modern proficient in the sphere of photography after completing his masters in banking & finance coupled with couple of jobs as Finance Manager in well reputed companies. He works in the fields of blogging over the internet. Moreover, he is the co-founder of photographyheat.com & silkydesigns.com.


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