Keen hobby photographer Andrew West first picked up a camera in 1945 to snap an image of his grandmother and her dog.
Images of a red squirrel peeking between two branches in a Moray forest and a curlew with a crab clamped in its beak at a Highlands loch have won top photography awards.
A holidaymaker died after being swept into the sea by a wave while taking photographs from rocks at a Hebridean beauty spot.
A wildlife photographer has captured a series of spectacular shots of birds of prey at a north-east nature reserve.
Despite us having a collection of exceptional photographers based in multiple Scottish regions, our readers continue to boast their very own picture taking skills. And with such picturesque scenery and an abundance of iconic landmarks around us, it’s certainly hard not to. Here’s a glimpse of our favourite pictures captured in the past week.
Residents in the Western Isles are embracing the dark winter nights as they launch their first Hebridean Dark Skies Festival.
A wildlife cameraman whose skills behind the lens have been called the most special in the world by Sir David Attenborough will visit Aberdeen to inspire audiences with tales of filming the world’s most awe-inspiring animals.
At 7am the fog was rolling in over the farms, so I rushed up my local hill to watch the sunrise. I spent a sublime two hours up above the fog watching the beautiful lightshow unfold.
You have to have a particular kind of patience to camp out at high altitude for 15 hours straight, in a bid to film the migration of a Tibetan antelope.
After completely changing her career plans to study photography at North East Scotland College, Anna Horne said it was one of the best decisions she could ever have made.
An amateur photographer has captured one of nature's most spectacular sights on camera.
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A father-and-daughter duo are preparing to open a new cafe in the north-east which will have plenty of exposure to put customers in the picture.
This was the moment a sharped-eyed photographer snapped a stunning white-tailed eagle catching a fish.
The beautiful sunrise was filmed this morning from Balmedie beach.
Photographer Rankin has unveiled a portrait of model Erin O’Connor as part of a new set of images designed to inspire creativity across the nation.
A young woman from the north-east has won an international competition for a picture celebrating the visiting circus.
Photographer Sandy McCook was among those covering the unfolding Piper Alpha disaster – and remembers clearly the struggle to keep focused on the job as the city was plunged into grief.
A mum-of-nine who travelled the globe to untangle her family tree has opened an art exhibition detailing her adventures.
A man who has combined his childhood passions of lifeboats and photography has captured a north-east rescue crew on a vintage camera.
Photographs of Britain in the wake of the Brexit vote are to go on show at the National Portrait Gallery.
A stunning collection of images of life in Scotland compiled by an Aberdeen photographer has been purchased for the nation.
The Victoria and Albert Museum has unveiled details of its new photography centre, featuring the controversial move of a world-famous collection from Bradford.
When Susan Renee became one of Aberdeenshire Council’s youngest headteachers at just 29 no one could have imagined she would eventually give up her hugely successful career in education to go it alone in the world of business.
Firework displays are always fun and have people from all generations in awe when they light up the sky.
His Majesty's Theatre in Aberdeen has been the host of some of the most spectacular shows from around the world.
A display of photography has gone up showcasing the work of students graduating from the Robert Gordon University (RGU).
A dramatic image of the final moment of a US war photographer's life before she was killed in an explosion has been released by the American military.
A new paperback edition of Peter Irvine’s Scotland the Best: 100 Places has been published and features 100 extraordinary Scottish places selected by Peter, accompanied by stunning images from some of Scotland’s finest photographers. Here, Peter gives us a flavour of his favourite places in the Highlands.
A breathtaking image has captured stars glistening vividly, while the bright lights of the Aurora Borealis illuminate the Aberdeenshire sky.
A humpback whale from a breeding population in the eastern Caribbean sea has been recorded for the very first time in British waters.