Wild at heart
Andy Dines takes a fresh angle on a much-photographed part of the UK, the stunningly rugged Isle of Skye
While the Isle of Skye is, without doubt, one of the most breathtaking areas of the United Kingdom, it certainly presents its own set of challenges (see pages 26-29 for more shots from Skye). As any landscape photographer will appreciate, weather plays a key part as, ideally, you want those beautiful sunrises and sunsets. Skye seems to have its own microclimate: the weather not only changes depending on where you are on the island, but can also turn quickly from a beautiful sunny day to zero visibility, with heavy rain and strong winds. Thankfully, due to its beautiful, diverse landscape, you can find photogenic locations and subjects to suit most weather conditions.
While Skye is a beautiful destination, it is also a much-photographed one, so I always try, where possible, to look at it with fresh eyes. The Bride’s Veil falls  are one of the most photographed falls on the island, so I wanted to try and create something a little