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Hi, I'm Tim Trott. I'm a creative photographer, traveller, astronomer and software engineer with a passion for self-growth and a desire for personal challenge.

This is my website, a place for me to share my experiences, knowledge and photography. I love to help people by writing articles and tutorials about my hobbies that I'm most passionate about. I hope you enjoy reading my articles as much as I enjoy writing them.


Latest Posts

Reykjanes Peninsula
Updated on Wednesday 13th September 2017

The Reykjanes peninsula is located on a drift zone, between two continents, the North American plate and the Eurasian plate. It is a unique site where you can find different elements that exist because of the drift zone; geothermal energy, lava fields and other natural phenomena. With a rugged lava landscape, smoking geothermal fields, and many iconic historic structures, Reykjanes peninsula will surprise and delight.

Jokulkarlson Glacier Lagoon
Updated on Wednesday 13th September 2017

Jökulsárlón is a glacial lagoon, bordering Vatnajökull National Park in southeastern Iceland. Its still, blue waters are dotted with icebergs from the surrounding Breiðamerkurjökull Glacier, part of larger Vatnajökull Glacier. The Glacier Lagoon flows through a short waterway into the Atlantic Ocean, leaving chunks of ice on a black sand beach. In winter, the fish-filled lagoon hosts hundreds of seals.

Southern Coastal Route
Updated on Wednesday 13th September 2017

The Icelandic Southern Coastal Route from Reykjavik holds some of the most beautiful natural attractions in Iceland. It is a beautiful area featuring amazing waterfalls, majestic glaciers, black sand beaches and depending on the day some of the most gorgeous vistas you’ll ever encounter.

Thrihnukagigur - Into the Volcano
Updated on Wednesday 13th September 2017

Thrihnukagigur is a dormant volcano near Reykjavík. Covering a 3,270 square metres area and a depth of 213 meters, it has not erupted since the second century BC. Thrihnukagigur Volcano is the only place on Earth where you can climb inside a dormant volcano. Entering through the top crater, you can descend to the bottom of its magma chamber, once filled with steaming hot lava.

Chatelherault Country Park
Updated on Sunday 3rd September 2017

Chatelherault Country Park is a country park in Hamilton, South Lanarkshire, Scotland. It is centred on the former hunting lodge, a folly designed to be seen from the now demolished Hamilton Palace at the end of a broad grass slope forming an avenue with lines of lime trees.

Thirty Six
By on Monday 21st August 2017

As another year passes by, it's time to reflect on the past 12 months and look ahead to what the next 12 months may have in store.

Butterflies & Moths
Updated on Saturday 5th August 2017

Butterflies and moths are a beautiful and important part of the UK&squo;s wildlife. They are highly sensitive indicators of the health of the environment and play crucial roles in the food chain as well as being pollinators of plants.

Flowers & Plants
Insect Macro Photography
Updated on Saturday 5th August 2017

A dragonfly is an insect belonging to the order Odonata, infraorder Anisoptera. Adult dragonflies are characterised by large multifaceted eyes, two pairs of strong transparent wings, sometimes with coloured patches and an elongated body.

Witley Court and Gardens
Updated on Friday 4th August 2017

Witley Court in Worcestershire, England is a Grade I listed building as well as being designated as a National Monument. It was once one of the great houses of the Midlands, but today it is a spectacular ruin after being devastated by fire in 1937.

Mushrooms, Toadstools & Fungus