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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

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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

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Editing with Prints.

Just a quick post, firstly editing means to sort through your images, not to manipulate a single image endlessly.  I’m currently collating the shots for an Aberdeen Project that I’ve been working on for two years. I had been editing the images in Lightroom and kept going round in circles.

Contemplating Manet

When you are going through a typical day how many times do you think I’d rather be somewhere else? When you think that, where is it you’d rather be? When you’ve used a camera for years, you really start to notice your surroundings, more specifically you notice small changes in

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Capturing A Face in the Crowd

One of my ongoing portfolio projects is People . I spend a lot of time at home due to health issues and when I get out of the house I like to meet and interact with people. I always carry a camera with me, and have made some of my best

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