Scotland Tag

Riding Off Into the Oban Sunset

22 Apr 2015, Posted by P.J. Oswald in Places

After two phenomenal weeks of travelling Scotland with my family and my parents, it was time for us to part ways. The coastal city of Oban played host to our final minutes together, and to a photo that is especially meaningful to me. You see, this trip...

Up Against Greyfriars Kirkyard

17 Apr 2015, Posted by P.J. Oswald in Places

My home is in California. It is a beautiful and rugged land that was first home to native Americans, then penniless pioneers and gold-crazed prospectors. It is also one of the younger American states. Perhaps all that explains why so many of the cemeteries of California are...

Oh boy, oh boy, Oban Ferry!

15 Apr 2015, Posted by P.J. Oswald in People

Start with one big ferry boat. Add one little girl. Mix briskly. Yield: 500 tons of fun. We had spent the previous day exploring the gusty seaside town of Oban (pronounced "o-bin"), with the sort of cute name that only the Scottish can muster. And on this...

Contentment at Old Calton Hill

03 Apr 2015, Posted by P.J. Oswald in Places

Novice photographers often ask the question, "What's the best camera?" The veteran photographer answers, "The camera you have in your hand right now." If I'm honest, I'm that rookie photographer who is looking for expert opinions about which camera gear I need to invest in next....