This is Kirkwall Harbour in the Orkney Islands. Kirkwall is the largest town in Orkney, The town is situated in the middle of the main isalnd, with the sea to the North and Scapa Bay and the Scapa Flow to the south. In the First picture you can see the local RNLI lifeboat and the harbour lighthouse.
St Magnus Cathedral
A couple of pics from a recent trip to Orkney. This is St Magnus Cathedral in Kirkwall. It was very busy with tourists (myself included), many of whom had came from a massive cruise ship dock outside Kirkwall Harbour. It was difficult to get shots without any people in them, especially since I had to use a tripod. I think these ones turned out not bad, though. The first is probably a bit…
Shipwreck in Bowling Harbour
This shot is from Bowling Harbour on the river Clyde, just outside Dumbarton. There are several old wrecks, wooden and metal, abandoned in the harbour. I’m not sure what the story behind all of these old ships is, but they make for interesting and eerie photographs. The Erskine Bridge dominates the skyline in the background, making a nice contrast between old and new.