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  • Age: 35
  • Joined: January 2009


Winner: Scottish Nature Photographer of the Year

Some good news I thought I’d share – as announced on Monday, I had the huge honour of discovering that I’d won this year’s title of Scottish Nature Photographer of the Year (along with the Sea & Coast category winner), for my image “The Boy”, taken at Rattray Head in Aberdeenshire. With this being the first time I’d entered the competition, and my image style not typic…
Posted over 2 years – 25 comments

LAND.SEA.BLACK.WHITE. - shiny new photo showcase video

Some of you may remember I did a slideshow video type thing set to music a few years ago. Well I had the sudden urge to make a new one, and here it is. It features a selection of my black & white long exposure images (including a few new ones I’ve not got around to posting here yet) along with some text and a bit of filmy music. I think it’s turned out rather well, do have a look …
Posted about 3 years – 4 comments

Traditional photography: the end is nigh

Interesting article here saying that the Chicago Sun Times has fired all it’s photographers, and from now is only going to use photos taken by it’s reporters on their iPhones. They’re even making the reporters undertake mandatory “iphoneography” training. / On the one hand it’s fairly sad that such a skilled profession is now beginning to be seen as unnecessary…
Posted over 3 years – 19 comments

UK law change: have we just lost copyright?

I’ve just been reading about a change in UK copyright law (the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act) which has huge potential implications for photographers. From what I understand anyone (including companies) can now use any online photograph free of charge, in situations when it cannot be easily established who owns the image. Essentially this means that unless the photo has the photograp…
Posted over 3 years – 16 comments
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