Beinn Eighe NNR

Arboreal symbolism is pervasive in Gaelic literature and tradition, reinforcing the notion that mankind is inextricably a part of nature. In contemporary times, the Scots pine is a symbol of Scotland ranking amongst the most enduring features of the natural world, stretching from Eastern Siberia to Southern Spain.

Beinn Eighe NNR series explores the first National Nature Reserve created in Britain, home to the most distinctive remnants of the old-growth Caledonian Forest. The resulting medium-format imagery investigates the remnants’ humanity, as these reveal themselves in a moving and compelling way at different stages of their lives.