Sunday, 28 September 2014

Hebrides 22: People of Callanish

Don't you just hate photographers?  Not real photographers like us, of course, but the run-of-the-mill tourist who wanders around snapping at anything which does (or doesn't) move, and is always getting in the way of one of our "masterpieces"!  Well, I eventually gave up attempting to take pictures of the stones at Callanish, concentrating instead on the specimens of Homo photographicus (touristicus) who had just been disgorged from a couple of coaches.

I was astonished by the number of people wandering around with iPads, which are hardly "pocket" devices.  We did meet one poor lady who had spent her entire holiday taking pictures using the wrong camera on her iPad, resulting in a large collection of uninspiring (and rather bemused looking) selfies...