Fingal’s Cave on the Isle of Staffa

Fingal’s Cave on the Isle of Staffa

Experience a different side of Scotland like no other.


Isle of Mull, Scotland - 6 Days - 1st - 7th May 2020

Participant Limit - 10

$5950 USD

Gavin Hardcastle and I have teamed up once again for an exclusive photography workshop to one of Scotlands hidden gems, the Isle of Mull. If you’re keen to get away from the crowds of photographers and explore the quiet beauty of Scotland then this is the trip for you.

This 6 day/6 night Scotland Photography Workshop includes accommodation, meals and transportation. All you have to do is get yourself to Glasgow and we’ll pick you up at the Holiday Inn Express at 9am on May 1st.

From Glasgow we drive you to to the town of Oban where we enjoy a quick ferry ride over to Mull. You’ll have your own private room for 6 nights in a lovely country setting right in the heart of Mull close to many of our shooting locations.

Dates: May 1st – 7th, 2020 – 2 Places Left
 6 Day/6 Night Scotland Photography Workshop, includes accommodation and transport
Location: Glasgow to Mull
Maximum of 10 people


Beautiful Flowering Sea Thrift

Beautiful Flowering Sea Thrift

Glenmorn Standing Stones

Glenmorn Standing Stones

Registration for this exciting workshop opens on Saturday June 29th

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Important! Please note, In the event of a cancellation there is no refund. Photography Booking Policy, please read.

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Isle of Staffa

Some of the photo possibilities

We’ve tried to time the workshop during optimum bluebell season, hopefully we’ll have lots of opportunities to photograph carpets of blue.

Waterfalls surrounded by lovely Oak forests

Twisted Oak woodland

Ancient ruins from the past

The Isle of Staffa, incredible basalt columns of rock and the fascinating Fingal’s cave.

Depending on conditions other options include Carsaig Arches (dependent on weather and group dynamics) Duart Castle (dependent on renovations)

What’s Included:

  • 6 Nights of accommodation with your own private room

  • All meals

  • Photography tuition

  • Transportation to and from all shooting locations

What’s not Included:

  • Alcoholic Beverages

  • Flights

  • Equipment

  • Insurance – It is MANDATORY to insure yourself against physical injury. I also advise that you insure your photographic equipment. Tour leaders will not be responsible in the event of any personal injuries or damage to photographic gear as a result of an accident during the workshop.

More Information….

Where is the Isle of Mull?

The Isle of Mull lies on the west coast of Scotland roughly 2.5hr drive NW of Glasgow.

What is the weather like in May?

The weather on the Island is unpredictable at best. Rain, or sunny conditions are all possible on the coast, best to be prepared for all conditions.

How hard will the hiking be?

There are lots of great photo opportunities for all fitness levels and many great shooting locations are not far from the car. Typically the distances will be under 2 km for each day. Ideally some level of fitness would be a great asset, mobility is a must.

What camera gear should I bring?

The following are some recommendations. Generally we will be focusing primarily on landscape photography but may encounter some bird shooting opportunities. Ideally, since we will be hiking throughout the day and carrying our own gear, equipment should be kept to a minimum. Here is a list of what we typically carry in the field.

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Camera Equipment:


  • Tripod w/ballhead

  • Camera backpack

  • DSLR camera body

  • 14-24mm lens

  • 24-120mm lens

  • 70-200mm lens

  • Various ND filters/polarizers/holders for all lenses

  • 2 extra batteries

  • Lens pen/lens cloth

  • lens shade


Other items that you might want to consider. Either worn or put in your pack for the day.


  • Good hiking boots or shoes

  • Long pants

  • Brimmed hat

  • Gloves

  • Warm jacket

  • Rain jacket

  • Headlamp/flashlight

  • Sunglasses


Optional items:


  • Extra camera body

  • Smartwool/long underwear

  • Extra socks

  • Hiking poles

  • Rain pants

  • Sunscreen

  • Wooley hat