Landscape, Nature and Art Photography


From some of the world's oldest rocks in Assynt in the far north of Scotland, to the flora and fauna that flourish where the forces of geology have caused huge disruption in rural Perthshire, to the landscapes of Argyll and rolling gentle hills and coasts of Dumfries and Galloway, observing the natural environment brings a restorative tranquility.

My vision varies from a realistic approach to landscape to artistic closeup details, but at all times I hope to convey a sense of place, from rushing waterfalls to calm coastal stillness to a small hedgerow detail that catches my eye.


Since April 2010 I have made a photograph per day, always black-and-white, focussing on the minutiae of life in the woodlands of Inverawe; a selection of images can be found in my mini-blog, No Light. Selected highlights from the first year of this project are available as a book. I continue to be fascinated by black and white for both art and landscape purposes.



All my images are Copyright (C) Tim Haynes, avialable for use under the terms of the Creative Commons CC-by-nc-nd (Scotland) licence; in most cases cards and prints are available; feel free to contact me if you want.

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Places Landscape, nature and art photographs, organized by areas in which I've traveled and lived.

Essays on aspects of Photography On the effects of camera settings A Relaxed Approach to Photographic Philosophy Stacking for Image Quality

Causes I support

Causes I'm interested in the following causes and charities: British Hedgehog Preservation Society R.S.P.B. John Muir Trust say no to ID cards! Cairngorms Revolt Against Pylons the Campaign for Dark Skies

A statement of intellectual property (IP) rights, copyright and licensing terms for my work

Copyright Statement All the images and media on this site, unless otherwise stated, are created and owned by Tim Haynes. By default, in the UK and other jurisdictions, all rights would be reserved. However, I am choosing to release these works under the terms of the Creative Commons "cc-by-nc-nd (Scotland)" license. This gives you the right to copy, distribute, display, and perform the work subject to the following conditions: Attribution: you must give the original author credi

Videos made of the natural landscape

A recent departure for me has been the making of short timelapse videos of the landscape. I wrote a Python script to interpolate from a set of still photographs, applying a handful of effects (blur, gamma, masking), to a set of output images to combine as frames into a movie (e.g. using ffmpeg). The project homepage is at timelapse.py and sources available directly from github. Currently my favourite example using this script is Morning at Glen Affric.

Work I'm prepared to showcase

Portfolio: Fine Art, Landscape and Nature Photography

A gallery of artistic photography

Art Gallery In this gallery I present my more processed art works, "intimate landscape" closeup studies and other scenes that start out as photographs, but are taken beyond mere documentary representation, with an added message or concept.

Photographic Projects I've completed

Photographic Projects Over the past few years I've come up with at least three ideas for series of images, subsets and derivatives of my usual landscape photography. A couple of winters ago, I started to notice the shapes of trees during winter; this became the Space-Filling Curves project, consisting of 6 photos sharing the style of being made on black-and-white film, in square format. From July 2010 to 2011, I've run a project called No Light: Life in the Forest which explores themes of clo

Multi-image digital workflow

Digital Imaging The images in this section arise from use of more advanced digital techniques (stitching, HDR, stacking, etc), with a view to maintaining or improving high image-quality.

Photographs I have taken, mostly intimate landscape, mostly around Scotland.

Landscape Gallery Here I showcase what I consider to be the best of my work. Some of my ongoing themes include: abstract/closeup boots trees submerged rocks Square-photo landscapes landscape on film Perthshire, an autumn honeymoon Beyond Arisaig View on

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