JIM HENDERSON PHOTOGRAPHY

Aberdeenshire Professional Photographer,  Royal Deeside, with Photo Library of Aberdeenshire & Scotland, Scottish Aurora Borealis displays and photographs of Ancient Egyptian sites from Cairo to Abu Simbel

 

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Jim Henderson Photography, Professional Landscape & Fine Art Photographer and Publisher, Royal Deeside, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
15/09/2014Falls of Muick near Ballater Summer Photo
Falls of Muick
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The Scenery of the Dee Book is now reissued
by the Deeside Bookshop at Ballater and is on sale at various outlets in Aberdeen and on Deeside.
 
Seeing the Aurora Borealis in Scotland and the UK.
 
Three Internet sites that will help you to see displays:
www.spaceweather.com
Site gives best predictive information about Solar activity and likely storms affecting the Earth.
www.AuroraWatch.co.uk
Alert service for the UK storms happening from data source at Lancaster University.
www.auroraspy.co.uk
Offers Scottish overview of various sites including direct link to Spaceweather European Aurora Oval map, the Crooktree data and useful cloud forecasts.
 
 
Interesting article in wheretraveler.com about seeing and photographing Aurora displays:
 
http://www.wheretraveler.com/alaska/take-great-photograph-northern-lights
 
New Stone Circle on Deeside
 
NESARS volunteers under the co- direction of Professor Richard Bradley and Amanda Clarke from Reading University investigated a site at Hillhead/Blackhills near Tarland during September 2013.
All indications are it is an unknown Recumbent Stone Circle and not a ring enclosure are previously thought. This has been confirmed by Professor Bradley and makes this the third site in the Tarland area. A cremation pit with dating material was also found in the centre of the circular cairn.
 
The following photo shows John from Reading clearing the possible base of the missing recumbent with a flanker socket in the foreground.
 
I am based on Royal Deeside in Aberdeenshire. In 1986 I began compiling an extensive collection of my photographs when I established my freelance photography business. I was a BAPLA registered photo-library from 1990 - 2010.
 
News update: There was a unexpectedly powerful display on the evening of 27th February, 2014 and the best I have seen since 2006.  Images from that activity are on Crooktree.com and see the Links Aurora Photography article for useful information and links.
 
Deeside Aurora 1st Oct 2012
 
Aurora at Crootree 8 Oct 2012
 
A small display on the evening of the 13th January, 2012 between 8-10.30pm.
 
DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY
2014 Season
 
Mid Deeside possibly running a course in September.
 
Please use this link for details:
http://www.mdl-education.org.uk/?q=node/8
 
Any questions about the course which I will be tutoring please email me.
First Manmade Stone Structure near Cairo
The Step Pyramid at Saqqara
All photographs used to illustrate this Website are my Copyright.
Only photographs in the various Galleries can be enlarged by double-clicking them.
 
None of the photographs can be reproduced for commercial purposes but I am delighted for them to be used for personal use.
 
If you require higher quality versions then please contact me at any of the ways shown below.
 
 
A selection of my photographs from my Scottish, Egyptian and Aurora collections are now available for purchase as prints or canvases from
Galleryprintsuk.net
 
I was delighted to have a couple of my photographs included in a recent Birlinn Books publication The Gathering Stream, including the front cover photo. The book is by James Miller and is the history of the Moray Firth.
ISBN: 978-1-78027-095-1
www.birlinn.co.uk
 
I was also involved in another project for Birlinn during 2012, providing photographs for Britain's Last Frontier: A Journey along the Highland Line by Alastair Moffat
 
The two Aurora Displays below show that displays over Scotland can be seen during all months of the year as they are related to activity on the Sun's surface and are not just a event occurring in Winter on Earth.
 
Current activity has been low for a number of years but is beginning to increase again as the new Solar Cycle develops.
 
 
The photos below are two summer 2003 Aurora displays with Aberdeen photos below.

My own online library is now set up at Crooktree.com and I have further images on the Alamy.com site, with some of my Scottish and Aurora collection in addition to the Alamy stock is on the Collections Library and is available for purchase.

Jim Henderson

Member of the Association of Historical & Fine Art Photographers
HNC in Photography
 
Formerly a member of the Master Photographer's Association, Royal Photographic Society and teaches Digital Photography evening classes at Aboyne Community Centre. Formerly tutored a week-long residential workshop at Balmoral Castle.
 
 
 River Dee and the Balmoral Estate River Dee near Invercauld on Balmoral Estate
River Nile Cruise telephoto study

 

River Nile

 

Dunnottar Castle south of Aberdeen in Scotland

Dunnottar Castle
I have experience in Press,
 Commercial and Fine Art photography, commissioned work is undertaken, and I supply the publishing industry with photos for the Tourist Related market, especially postcards, calendars and magazines and PR.
Photograph captures maritime style on West Coast
Oban Harbour
Tulip Sculpture in Dyce near Aberdeen Airport Aberdeen book photo of new Childrens Hospital
Dramatic photograph ofTomnaverie Stone Circle near Tarland
Tomnaverie Stone Circle near Tarland
Philae Temple in Moonlight on Egyptian Cruise Tour
Under the banner of Crooktree Images, I have published books featuring my own photos on selected topics. I am happy to share this experience of publishing with others and my books are available through the Internet.
 
 
 
Philae Temple in Moonlight to left, with jousting at Castle Fraser below and Massed Pipebands at Braemar Games at bottom centre.
 
I will add a new page shortly showing the 2015 range of range of Kevin Smith's calendars that I provide photographs for. The calendars will be on sale throughout Aberdeenshire but can now be ordered online.
 
Link to KSCalendars.com or see the above page for additional details.
 
Pipebands at Braemar Games on Royal Deeside  Action Photo of Jousting at Castle Fraser in Aberdeenshire
My Girlfriends Photo near River Dee

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Telephone/Fax: 44 01339 882149

Email : JHende7868@aol.com

Address: Crooktree, Kincardine O'Neil, Aboyne, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, UK AB34 4JD

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Copyright 2009 Jim Henderson Photography
Last modified: 15th Sept, 2014 2014