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A Picture Of Scotland

The Scottish MountainsScotland's Mountain landscapes are among the most striking and fragile in northern Europe. Their magic casts a spell over all who come to behold them. This astonishing collection of panoramic photography captures the physical power of Scotland's mountains, and their ever-changing beauty. Veteran mountaineer Hamish Brown provides introductory texts to each of the mountain regions. The Scottish Mountains.

Beautiful Villages of Scotland

The Most Beautiful Villages of Scotland. A collection of lavish photographs celebrates some of Scotland's most scenic glens and lochs, in a tribute that features such subjects as the picturesque fishing village of Auchmithie, the Edinburgh surrounded community of Dean Village, and the island por and village of Tobermory on Mull.

 

The Glens of Silence: The Landscapes of... the Scottish Clearances. During the last years of the eighteenth century and the first half of the nineteenth, tens of thousands of Highlanders were forcibly removed from land on which their families had lived for generations.

Wild Scottish Places

Scotland: The Wild Places. This latest collection of panoramic photographs by award-winning photographer Colin Prior celebrates the breathtaking scenery of Scotland's wildland areas. It follows the longstanding success of his earlier book Highland Wilderness. Whereas Highland Wilderness focused on the issues involved in conserving the Highlands, this time Prior presents a mature reflection on the space and silence of those wild places, a salutory reminder to people that even in today's world such places do exist. His remarkable images encourage stewardship of the Highlands by inspiration rather than rhetoric. A Picture Of Scotland.

Scotland's Coast: A Photographer's... Journey. Following the success of his best-selling First Light, Joe Cornish has now turned his attention to the magnificent scenery of Scotland's 6,000-mile coastline. A Picture Of Scotland.

A Picture Of Britain

A Picture of Britain A Picture of Britain is a celebration of the British landscape and the art that it has inspired, from Constable to Lowry, from Turner to Nash. Written by David Dimbleby and leading experts on British art from Tate, it is beautifully illustrated with landscape photography and great works of art. From the slopes of Snowdonia to the industrial Black Country. from the grandeur of the Scottish Highlands to the meadows of Suffolk, the British landscape has inspired artists and writers for generations. But the authors show that it is only in the last two hundred years, stirred by art and poetry, that large numbers of people have sought out and visited wilder and more rugged vistas. In paintings, photographs and words, this remarkable book captures our rich cultural heritage, creating for the reader A Picture of Britain. A Picture Of Scotland.

Coast

Coast Accompanying the BBC series, Coast is not only a superbly illustrated celebration of Britains coastal areas but a practical guide to all that they have to offer. The first part of the book is divided into the 12 coastal regions as featured in the programme, with lavish photography, maps and evocative essays. The second part is a region-by-region reference of places, people, activities, natural history, historic events and fascinating facts all laid out to help you plan your own trip. Whether destined for the coffee table, your reference library or the car, Coast takes you there with charm and style.

Images of Shetland A collection of images and thoughts on Shetland life. The book contains pictures of wildlife, landscapes in all weathers, Shetland folk going about their everyday business and boats of all types.

Hebridean Light. A unique collection of colour photographs of the Hebrides by the celebrated photographer Gus Wylie. For his monochrome work, Wylie has been acclaimed by author Michael Russell as 'The best modern photographer of the Western Isles'. This collection is a lyrical exploration of the possibilities that colour offers: a sense of time, and place a feel of the unique atmosphere and light that can only be found in the Hebrides; of the extraordinary quality of translucent water upon the freshness of white unpolluted sands. Wylie has built up the collection using pairs of images on double page spreads: comparing, for example, the colours of earth lichen and water in one shot with an image of a crofter weaving tweed in Harris. The result is a magical, beautiful collection acknowledges the incredible sensual pleasure of the environment. A Picture Of Scotland.

The Islands of Orkney Colin Baxter Photography.

Shetland: Island Guide (Colin Baxter... Photography)

Rural Portraits: Scottish Native Farm... Animals Characters and Landscapes. Portrays in words and pictures every breed of native Scottish farm animal. The essence of rural life, its people, places and unsurpassed landscapes This magnificient journey around every breed of Scottish native farm animal portrays in words and pictures, the essence of rural life. Full of anecdotal humour and a deep feeling for the countryside. The vivid images of landscape and the sights and sounds of nature are frequently stunning and perfectly complimented by the detailed illustrations of internationally renowned wildlife artist Keith Brockie. 67 pages of b/w illustrations and 57 pages of full colour. A Picture Of Scotland.

Scotland From his own boat, Philip Plisson toured the coast of Scotland and photographed the stunning cliffs, rivers, coastlines and hills.The people, villages and cities come alive in their glorious colours, both traditional and contemporary. A Picture Of Scotland.

Into the Foreground: Scottish Women in... in great Photographs.This remarkable visual record of women in Scotland brings them into the foreground, and conveys strengths and humour, hard work, and above all diversity. Its highlights contrasts of class and background, of domestic and community environments, of work and change. A Picture Of Scotland.

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