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 […]

How to become an adventure sports photographer

  I got an email recently from an aspiring photographer , I’ve had this sort of question a few times and it goes something like this :   ” how do you get hired as an action sports photographer, or how does a photographer get their photos featured in┬ámagazines. Are there particular things they look […]

Workshop in Adventure Photography

I had the pleasure of running the first Adventure Photography workshop at Glenmore Lodge at the end of Oct. This was something that myself and the team at the Lodge had talked about over 4 years ago and its taken a while to actually get around to organising it. I was really pleased that it […]