Participants of Guid Nychburris carnival Beetles float

Urban and street photography

An exploration of contemporary urban condition using urban and street photography as an entry point and inspiration source, with insights from psychogeography, visual and urban studies and cultural theory

Urban portrait of Ivor Gott, artist, as part of my Urban Portraits Dumfries project series
From BLOCK, a thrilling dance and aero-acrobatic circus fusion

“Urban photography is an interdisciplinary field of visual practice concerned with the evocation and representation of urban spaces and the lives of those living, working and moving through such spaces.”

– Paul Halliday

Areas of Interest

Urban visual studies

Photography used as a conceptual and critical tool examining urban visual culture and issues of contemporary urbanism in general

City photography

Urban and street themes, documentary and editorial photography, lifestyle and street style

urban portraits

Lifestyle and editorial portraits taking advantage of the colours, shapes, textures and vintage and modern vibes of the city

Arts and performance in public spaces

Authentic accounts of public art, both official and guerrilla, and creative performances in their unique city context

Latest news

Documentary photo essays from the streets of Glasgow, Dumfries, Edinburgh and Carlisle, urban portrait sessions highlights, arts and performance reviews and project announcements

Criosses and poppies on Remembrance Sunday in George Square, Glasgow

Remembrance Sunday at George Square

On loss, memory and COVID – an photo essay from Remembrance Sunday at George Square, Glasgow Cenotaph and the Garden of Remembrance

Runner passing Show Up outdoor exhibition in Tradeston, Glasgow

Show Up – Unconventional outdoor exhibition for all-Scotland viscom grads

A photo essay covering SHOW UP outdoor exhibition, an unusual All-Scotland degree show for visual communication design class of 2020.

Nostalgic Back Alley Urban Portraits in Black and White with Kevin (Part 3)

Part 3 of the photo story about a back alley urban portraits with Kevin for my Urban Portraits Dumfries project.