22nd - 25th October 2021 & 26th - 29th October 2021
Accommodation, local transport, tuition, food & drink
Average level of fitness required
New for 2021, our Caledonian Colour trip explores ancient highland forests at a time when they are at their peak colour - late October.
There aren’t many places in the world which are as untouched as Glen Affric and Glen Strathfarrar, both of which have been evolving naturally since the last ice age. With an abundance of Scots pines (surely one of the most photogenic trees in the world), silver birch and aspens, the colours of the foliage in this area has to be seen to be believed.
We stay in our own private cottages offering great access to both glens, which we will explore in great detail - carefully calculating our compositions, waiting for the perfect light, and learning to slow down and take a more considered approach to photography. This is not about fiery sunsets and dramatic light, it is all about subtlety, diffusion and reflections which will bring out the potential in the autumn colour.
With thundering waterfalls, castles and churches thrown into the mix, this is so much more than just capturing the autumn colour. But that is why you would want to book this trip, and it’s the colour which will have you returning!
Meet your hosts...
Harry might lead many of our wildlife orientated trips but he also has a deep passion for the landscapes of Scotland. He spent over a year living and working in the area surrounding Affric and Strathfarrar as a guide at the world-renowned Aigas Field Centre, developing a deep appreciation for the natural beauty showcased in this part of the Highlands. He will be joined by former colleague and local guide Warwick Lister-Kaye who grew up amidst the ancient Caledonian forest. Warwick is an experienced photographer, paraglider and wildlife guide who has led trips across three continents.