Tim Knight - Photography


Morar
Thank you to the Morar Hotel for giving me such a wonderful stay in August 2020
Sky above Loch Morar
Morar from the mountains above
Camusdarach Beach
Camasdarach Beach
Camasdarach Beach
Camasdarach Beach - within this rock pool lived the largest crab that I have ever seen in my life!
Camasdarach Beach
Camasdarach Beach plays a significant part in Bill Forsyth's exquisite film Local Hero, one of my favourite films, and the one that expresses my own sense of places within the places that I love.
Waves breaking on the side of Loch Morar
Mountains above Loch Morar
Lochan above Loch Morar
Mountain above Loch Morar
Water lilies and grasses in a lochan above Loch Morar
Brinacory Island, Loch Morar,beyond which, at over 1000 feet. is the deepest water in the British Isles.
Boulder besides Loch Morar
Weathered tree stump besides Loch Morar
The shore of Loch Morar
Loch Morar is said to be the home of two mythical creatures; one a mermaid like figure whose appearance is a sign that one of the local families will lose someone to drowning. She is described in a text dating to the Nineteenth Century as "Like the other water deities she is half human and half fish.The lower part of her body is in the form of a grilse and the upper in the form of a small woman of highly developed breasts with long flowing yellow hair falling down her snow white back and breast"
The other is of a serpentine creature similar in kind to the monster that is said to inhabit Loch Ness. In 1969, this beast was even said to have attacked two local fishermen. In a press conference at The London Zoo retired Navy Captain Metcalf and his wife Dora reported that they regularly saw 40 foot otter like creatures swimming by their veranda when they lived besides the Loch ....
Silhouette of the Island of Eigg
Mallaig
Mallaig
Waterfall above Loch Morar
The River Morar