NEW ... exhibition of Orkney photographs by Hoy naturalist, Mary Harris

Crisp winter beach

Pale lichen

Blankets & cushions of sage green lichen is clinging firmly to stone walls in the fresh swirling air of a gale

Beach sheep

Just after dawn, sheltering sheep move gently away from the quiet shore where they lay last night and, one by one, edge up slowly to the wild sea c...

Windy sky

Pinks & corals, stretched by the wind into wisps, blend into a pale aqua sky

Sunrise on the beach

At sunrise the shadows of the beach pebbles are long & the cry of the herons cut sharply through the clear air.

Sparkling snow & rocks

Sparkling snow & rocks
Icy rocks blue sky dried seweed seals