Author: Norman Young

Aurora Video

A few people may wonder why I moved to the Scottish Highlands last year. The following video (when you scroll down) is a combined sequence of Aurora photos, taken at Loch Fleet in March 2022, […]

Chanonry Dolphin Spotting

Chanonry Point, near Fortrose on the Black Isle, Scotland, has become a popular place for photographers, wildlife enthusiasts and tourists, to spot dolphins. It is possible to see dolphins, and other aquatic mammals such as […]

Becoming a Real Photographer

They used to say that you weren’t a real photographer until you developed your own prints. It’s true. There is no feeling quite like watching your own image reveal itself in the developing dish before […]

Colinton Tunnel

Colinton Tunnel is a former railway tunnel in Edinburgh, now used as a foot and cycle path. Still a work-in-progress, at time of writing, the walls are being decorated with ‘graffiti’ by artist Chris Rutterford […]

Chasing Aurora

Aurora, the Aurora Borealis or in Scotland, “The Northern Lights” are phenomena I’ve known about for many years. Living in Central Scotland for most of my life, I had no expectations to be able to […]


Photoshop – So misunderstood. Photoshop is a software tool (app) for editing and processing photographs. Unfortunately, for many people, the term that an image ‘has been Photoshopped’ has become synonymous with fakery. What they may […]


The sunflower was the inspiration for my logo, almost from day one. Sunflowers turn their heads throughout the day to face the sun. They follow the best light. Photography is all about light and like […]