Milestones

I thought I’d start a series of blog posts around ‘Milestones’ , ie first front cover of a magazine, first publication, first major sales promotion image, first major commission , first major fashion shoot etc . These aren’t in chronological order , just the order they happened to come to mind in . I thought […]

2018 Round up

These yearly round up posts are starting to come around a bit too quickly for comfort . Whats happened in 2018 then ? . Well , essentially I’ve been lazy and busy at the same time ; lazy in that I’ve posted very few blogs for reasons which I’ll explain but also busy as it’s […]

The day everything good and pure within me died

Sarah and I decided to head to Skye for a few days after the madness and mayhem of Christmas , it’s such an emotionally charged time , tbh I’m not a fan. Its nice seeing family etc but I think the expectation that because it’s Christmas somehow someone sprinkles magic dust over everything and everyone […]

Extreme Scotland

I have just realised that I haven’t written a blog all year , partly I’ve been busy but also partly the way FB works has changed and the posts don’t get out to the same numbers that they used to but I felt I had to do a blog about the Extreme Scotland book that […]

Ted Baker photoshoot and film

Back in June, the Ted Baker team contacted me asking if I’d be interested in doing a photoshoot for them . I was interested so we chatted on the phone and discussed the ideas they had , essentially  an off road commute to work showing the varied terrain and conditions the suit was deigned to […]

2017 Roundup

Here we are again , sitting in the slack tide of the period between Christmas and New year, looking back and looking forward . I like this time of year, its a natural transition , changing from darkness to light and a time to take stock of whats been , the good , the great […]

Land of the Headless Plastic Baby

As part of my brief for Extreme Scotland is to photograph as many of Scotland’s adventure sports , surfing would have to be included , especially as Thurso is rated as one of the top waves in Europe. I also have zero experience of photographing big wave surfing, kayak surfing and kite surfing are the […]

Winter shoot

As anyone who climbs in Scotland in winter will tell, Scottish winter is a fickle mistress, teasing you to take a chance and get the axes and gear ready for an early start only to snatch it away with poor ice or lack of build up or some such combination of rubbish conditions. This winter […]