Strange Coincidences in Scotland

Greetings from Scotland! This is gonna be a long one… I’d suggest grabbing a coffee or six… but it should be worth the caffeine crash you’ll get later! Adventures in Bokeh and Flare This story begins many, many years ago, but let’s start a couple of weeks back. Those of you who watch The Creation […]

Finding Something Different

Travelling around as a landscape photographer it is pretty easy to find locations which offer an obvious image to capture. Occasionally you might find a place with a couple of options but it is quite rare to find a location where every way you turn there is something awesome to capture. The centre of Stirling […]

Dunnottar Castle Between The Storms

What’s that you say? It’s been well over a month since I last posted? Oops! Shhh, if you’re quiet maybe no-one will notice and i’ll make a post about Dunnottar Castle like nothing has happened. I think we can get away with it… What have I been up to recently? Got sick, got well, did Christmas, […]

Having a Play

Sometimes we can be too serious in our photography… take me for example. Last week I stood on a rock in the middle of a forest for over an hour. I guess it was determination to get the shot I wanted in camera, rather than create it in post. Looking back though, it was a […]

Deep Fried Mars Bars?

Back in August when I was walking round The Fringe Festival in Edinburgh I took some time to get in touch with my inner Thomas Hawk and grabbed some shots of interesting signs. (If you dont follow Thomas Hawk you should… a constant stream of interesting images from his travels around America.). This particular sign […]

Google’s New Chromecast – How To Add Your Own Backdrops

For those of you who don’t know, in my other life I write about technology. One of my tasks this week was to have a play with Google’s New Chromecast and overall it was a fun experience. I’d used the original and found it to be a handy device for sharing content on my smartphone […]

Hey Autumn, how you doing?

In the UK we have had an odd weather year and in Scotland it has been all over the place. There was about a week of summer in June and then another crossing the last week of September into October. It wasn’t hot as such but it was pleasant. As that very short second summer […]

Do You Trust Internet Directions?

I always like to have a rough plan for my photography trips. Have a basic idea of a route, know some key places to try and stop at  On this particular day I was up in Glencoe for a sunrise that fizzled out, though still managed some cool shots. Then it was a loop round to […]