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Photographing Glen Etive Highlands Scotland


Glen Etive is a truly magical place for photography and is a must-visit destination for any photographer visiting Scotland. The glen is situated in the heart of the Scottish Highlands and is surrounded by towering mountains, crystal-clear lochs, and cascading waterfalls. The glen is a place of raw natural beauty that will take your breath away. The glen is accessible by car, but the narrow and winding road that leads there can be challenging for drivers, so it's important to take your time and enjoy the journey.




As a photographer, Glen Etive provides endless opportunities to capture stunning images. The changing light and weather conditions can create dramatic and moody landscapes that are perfect for black and white photography. The mountains and lochs provide excellent opportunities for landscape photography, while the waterfalls and streams offer endless possibilities for long exposure images. The glen is also a great place for wildlife photography, with red deer, otters, and eagles living in the surrounding mountains and forests.




To capture the essence of Glen Etive, it's important to take your time and explore the area thoroughly. The glen is relatively small, but there are many hidden gems that are waiting to be discovered. It's essential to plan your trip in advance, and research the best locations for photography. Sunrise and sunset are the best times to capture the beauty of Glen Etive, with the soft light of dawn and dusk casting a magical glow over the mountains and lochs. It's also important to be respectful of the environment and wildlife when photographing in Glen Etive, and to leave no trace of your visit.




Overall, Glen Etive is a photographer's paradise, and a visit to this stunning location is an unforgettable experience. The natural beauty of the glen is simply breathtaking, and the opportunities for photography are endless. Whether you're an experienced landscape photographer or a beginner looking to improve your skills, Glen Etive has something for everyone. So, pack your camera gear and head to Glen Etive, and you won't be disappointed!




Below is a list of images from Buachaille Etive Mor, Glen Etive and all are available to purchase as prints by following the link immediately below.






















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