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Glasgow-Xmas-Selfie-2017

My Favourites and How I took Them.

I often get questions about street photography, a lot more than any of my studio work. The main question is, ‘how did you get so close’ or ‘how did you see that composition’. So I thought I’d go through my three favourite images from my portfolio and describe how I

Making Photos in Fog

Most people like to take photographs in nice weather. If you want to make more striking images, adverse weather gives you more opportunities. I like making pictures in the Autumn and Winter when the days are shorter, and the Sun is low. In Scotland the weather changes frequently, photography is

Aberdeen-StNich-Shadow-May-2016

Aberdeen Photography Project

Two years a go I came to the realisation that I couldn’t continue to use large camera equipment a due to chronic illness and arthritis. I needed a small camera for holiday and bought a mirrorless camera to try and improve my street / documentary photography. I had a succession

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Capturing Unlikely Images.

Capturing street or candid photography requires patience and a lot of practice. To improve your chances always carrying your camera helps. This would be the primary category of Street images that I make. I’d taken a number of photos of people vaping and wanted to capture one that was a

Edinburgh-Laughing-Camera-Apr-2018

Be Prolific (WPC)

To be successful in street photography practice makes perfect and also helps to get over any nerves. To improve your chances of getting a great shot take lots of average / good shots, and be prolific in your output. With digital cameras you can take as many shots as you

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My Favourite Place in Aberdeen

Having lived in Aberdeen most of my life I keep returning to the excellent beach time and again. The temperature of the North East of Scotland is ever changing and considering our latitude isn’t as bad as it should be. We tend to get a lot of cold, dry, sunny

AberdeenGuildSt-WPC-Mar-2018

The Time Machine in Your Hand

What’s the difference between a camera and the human eye (no it’s not a joke). The Aperture and pupil are roughly equivalent as is the Retina and sensor. The crucial difference is that the eye constantly adjusts the pupil to allow different levels of light in. When you choose an

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