Hi, and welcome to our Summer 2015 Newsletter which includes our latest news and images from the spring and early summer......
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Outer Hebrides

Back in late April we made the long trip out from Oban to Lochboisdale on South Uist. The six hour crossing of the Minch on a flat sea under a bluebird sky was truly memorable, with fabulous views of all the Hebridean islands and some amazing wildlife....

Our base for the week was a place called Otter Point on the shores of Loch Aineort
, on the east side of South Uist, below the slopes of Beinn Mhor....

Lochan abstract © Ruth Fairbrother Photography

Sunburnt on our first day, then whipped by the winds and squalls later in the week, we enjoyed long days of exploring, photography and birdwatching, and also making trips to Eriskay and Benbecula.

Hecla, South Uist © Peter Leeming Photography
The islands are so rich in wildlife... Hen Harrier, Golden Eagle, Cuckoo, Golden Plover feeding and roosting in large flocks on the machair, Red Breasted Mergansers, divers and sea ducks off shore, playful seals, and on our last day a glimpse of the elusive otter.

Uist Dreams © Ruth Fairbrother Photography

Across the Sound of Barra from Eriskay © Peter Leeming Photography

Thank you to everyone who came to see our work at the Yorkshire Wolds Gallery, Staxton this spring.
Ruth is currently taking part in 'Wish You Were Here', an exhibition of postcard sized art at Woodend Creative, Scarborough. The artwork is all displayed anonymously, and each postcard can be purchased for only £20. It's a brilliant opportunity to see a wide range of affordable artwork produced by over 150 artists. The exhibition runs until Friday 18th September 2015.

Ewe Crag Beck abstract © Ruth Fairbrother Photography

Summer in the North Yorks Moors
Here we have been enjoying walks amongst the rich sights and sounds of the moorland wildlife, as the seasons continue to roll. Breeding birds that bring particular delight include lapwing, curlew, black headed gull and woodcock, together with occasional brief encounters with slow worm, adder and stoat.
The bell heather and cross leaved heath are already flowering, and it won't be long now before the ling is in full flower also.

summer meadow © Ruth Fairbrother Photography
Ruth continues to explore intimate details in both the local landscape and her favourite gardens, whilst Pete is looking forward to a summer trip to the Alps very soon.

Les Courtes, Les Droites, l'Aiguille Verte, Massif du Mont Blanc © Peter Leeming Photography
Landscape Photography workshops

Pete continues with his program of workshops and will be busy next winter with his lecture program.

Image from a recent workshop on the limestone pavements of the Yorkshire Dales....

Southerscales, Ingleborough © Peter Leeming Photography
And so with very many thanks for your continued support, we wish you all a happy summer!

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