The Year in Focus – 2014

So once again we’re heading towards that end of year time when many photographers roll out their ‘Year in Pictures‘ features showing some of their work from over the year. So it seems fitting that I post up some pictures from the range of work that I’ve shot this year. Some of it was shotContinue reading “The Year in Focus – 2014”


Thursday 18th of September 2014. Remember the date. History could be made then when the 305-year-old political union between Scotland and England could potentially come to an end. …and speaking of history:   Scotland’s relations with its larger neighbour have often been difficult, none more so than in the wars of independence some 700 oddContinue reading “Yes…No…Maybe…?”


Standing on the gently sloping grassy hills overlooking the picturesque white sand beach of Machir Bay on the western coastline of Islay in the Scottish Hebrides, with the dark granite cliffs of Creag Mhor at your back as you look out over the calm flat waters of the mighty Atlantic that reach out unbroken forContinue reading “Evermore”

Lockerbie – 25 Years on

Families, relatives and dignitaries including Scotland’s First Minister, Alex Salmond gathered together yesterday to remember and to pay their respects at a memorial service in Dryfesdale cemetery in Lockerbie to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the air disaster at the town. On December 21, 1988 Pan Am Flight 103 – a Boeing 747 – wasContinue reading “Lockerbie – 25 Years on”