A landscape photographer in Scotland
My blog, Stream of Consciousness

I make my living as a geek of linux and databases, but I’ve been interested in photography on & off since I was about 8 with an ancient Kodak camera and a roll of 12-exposure 35mm film (anyone else remember such short stuff?), via my first SLR (an EOS00n) and a bunch of digital cameras, but really I just can’t escape the joy of developing film (medium 120 roll or large-format 5×4″, black and white or colour slide-film) myself.

My photographic interests are primarily landscape with leanings towards abstract art, the occasional closeup, or (recently) geology.

  • Joined: September 2007


Photo Project from the last year

Shameless promotion time! / Since the end of May 2010 I’ve been taking a daily photo for my blipfoto journal , concentrating primarily on detailed closeup scenes in the woods of Inverawe in Scotland using a uniform black and white style. / I’ve made a photo-blog of the best photos from each month, updated monthly; and recently I published a book: No Light: Life in the Forest , a hand-…
Posted over 7 years – Leave a comment

New website

Coinciding with resurrecting activity on RedBubble, I’ve launched a new website for my ventures: ShinyPhoto: a landscape photographer in Scotland / My old gallery is still ticking over, but the new site is going to keep me occupied for a while yet.
Posted almost 9 years – 3 comments


Kudos to the Perth group for featuring St John’s Kirk, Perth / to Mood and Ambience for featuring Zooming Around / and belatedly to The Scots are Coming for featuring Loup of Fintry Waterfall / Thanks to the various moderators/hosts/whoeveryouares. Happy now :)
Posted almost 10 years – 2 comments


Yesterday someone (I know not who) recently bought a print of my photo, Loch Rannoch and Schiehallion, black and white . I think that’s the first real sale out of the blue off RedBubble directly (not led off my own website) – so thanks, that’s my day made, whoever you are :)
Posted about 10 years – 6 comments
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