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colinjcampbell ADMIN October 4, 2010
Welcome! Please say hallo in the Welcome thread and check out the Monthly Challenge thread below for mostly Lewis & Harris themes, widely interpreted and increasingly odd; and the Interpretive Challenge thread, open to all and you don't have to be here to participate.

Local members may like to join as well to be kept up to date on occasional real life meet ups & photo walks.

Group Description

Failte don Eilean Leodhais agus Na Hearadh ~ Welcome to the Isle of Lewis & Harris.

Please enjoy these photographs of our beautiful island and feel free to comment on photos or open a discussion topic. New photographs are added every week by our members.

Isle of Lewis & Harris. Get yours at

A group for photography of the scenery & culture of the largest and most northerly of the Western Isles ('Na h-Eileanan Siar' a.k.a. the Outer Hebrides) of Scotland. Historically regarded as two distinct islands; the Isle of Lewis is actually the northern part and Isle of Harris the southern part of the one island. Stornoway is the (only) town and administrative/commercial centre of the island while Tarbert is the primary village of Harris.

There is a good number of natives on Flickr now and it seemed time Lewis & Harris had their own group so feel free to post pictures of life in the Long Island. Obviously the group is not a catch-all for any picture taken of or in this geographical area - just use your common sense to post noteworthy or interesting pictures of island life to share with locals and visitors.

More information on the Isle of Lewis & Harris can be found here and here.

Members of the Isle of Lewis & Harris group occasionally meet for photowalks on the island and photos from these Flickr Meets and discussion can be found at

There is also a group for Western Isles in Black and White photography:

The St. Kilda archipelago off the coast of Harris has its own group at

There are many other Scotland groups - go to for a complete list.

Additional Info

  • This group will count toward the photo's limit (60 for Pro members, 30 for free members)
  • Members can post 10 things to the pool each day.
  • Accepted content types: Photos, Videos, Images, Art
  • Accepted safety levels: Safe
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