Ian Cameron is a famous photographer from Scotland who specializes in landscape and travel photography. A fair amount of his work has been featured in photographic magazines, and he also has been published in several calendars.
The essence of good landscape photography seems to boil down to three things: composition, timing and light and I believe that this final ingredient, light, its colour, quality and strength is the single biggest influence on the success or otherwise of the final image. Scotland more than any other country I have tackled, challenges the photographer's patience and skill; it toys with you, teases you with amazing light, then laughs at you as you struggle in shrieking wind and rain to record that rapidly fading moment of magic. I liken it to trying to land a feisty salmon on a fishing line to thin to hold it. In photographic terms if the timing, elements, lighting and subject material are not persuaded into coherency, then, as with fishing, the hook is slipped, the line breaks and the moment of triumph passes.