We know extremes of light and dark in Scotland. At the height of summer it never gets properly dark; around the time of the winter solstice it barely gets light. But just now, in Autumn, the low sun illuminates spaces and objects from an angle that highlights both shadows and glorious brightness. Oh, the photo-taking opportunities!
River running into the sea at St. Combs:
White frothy waves crash against grey rocks:
More rocks and sand and sky and a bonfire all ready to burn:
The break in the clouds is brief, the sand darkens under a blue and white patchwork sky: