Category archives: Announcements

  • Congratulations to Lincluden community!

  • My congratulations to Lincluden community, whose beautiful heritage of Lincluden Collegiate Church has been voted one of six Hidden Gems of Scotland! It was a result of two months of online Facebook voting organised by Dig It! 2017 that worked with partners across Scotland to unearth special places [...]
  • Testing coloured gels on Helen, my fav model

  • What does a photographer do on a quiet Saturday night? Testing coloured gels portrait lighting setup on my favourite model, Helen, in our living room. Helen is a hairdressers mannequin we bought to  stand in for John when he got tired of his onerous modelling duties (you know the kind, "Please-pleas[...]
  • #existinphotos - a moving message from Sue Bryce

  • I had a lump in my throat when I watched Sue Bryce, a portrait photographer and educator, encouraging people to #existinphotos during her CreativeLive workshop.Everyone deserves a beautiful portrait of themselves, especially women - wives, mothers, mothers-in-law, grandmothers. I heard Germain G[...]
  • Urban Portraits Dumfries project is launched!

  • On August 5 2014 I sent out an open call via Facebook , Twitter and Google+ for volunteer models that would like to take part in a new photography project called URBAN PORTRAITS DUMFRIES.The project aims to create collaborative portraits of Doonhamers in various Dumfries town centre locations wh[...]