While I was in Skye I challenged myself to produce a set of images entitled Views from my Window. This idea was partly inspired from our very first piece of coursework on the Positions and Practice module combined with a wish to record seven days in our new house on the Island.

As part of my consideration as to how to undertake my task I thought about whether I should take the same view, at the same time of day and with exactly the same focal length. However, after some thought I decided to be flexible in this regard, as the light changes so much in Skye and I did not want to restrict my shooting options. I also wanted to take whatever inspired me in the moment. I decided to use my iPhone to take the shots as I do not do a lot of photography in this way and I wanted to produce some informal images and be free from the photographic choices I would feel necessary if I used my trusty Nikon D810. I also thought about the output from this project and whether I should produce a collage or stitched image.

Because I was doing this task I found myself rushing outside to capture the decisive moment of changing weather – and in a week it was sun, rain, snow and wind.

The following images are the result of my Views from my Window – Seven Images in Seven Days Project:

Views from my Window – Day 1

Views from my Window – Day 2

Views from my Window – Day 3

Views from my Window – Day 4

Views from my Window – Day 5

Views from my Window – Day 6

Views from my Window – Day 7

This has been an interesting project for me whilst also providing an historical record of my first few days as a resident on the Isle of Skye.  I am sure the views from my window will provide endless photographic material as the years go by. . .


Alison Price

Alison Price

My name is Alison Price and for the past ten years I have travelled the world photographing wildlife, including Alaska, Antarctica, Borneo, Botswana, the Canadian Arctic, Kenya, Rwanda, South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
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