Wednesday, 24 December 2008

Monday, 22 December 2008

Christmas at Mansfield

Mansfield Traquair in Edinburgh looking splendid, decorated for a Christmas Party. Visit

Thursday, 18 December 2008

Homecoming Scotland 2009 Guide Launch

The leaders of all the political parties in Scotland gathered at the Scottish Parliament today to launch the updated version of the Homecoming Scotland 2009 events guide. Visit

Wednesday, 17 December 2008

Britain's Best Home

I flew over to Ireland yesterday to shoot interiors which will be published in Britain's Best Homes coffee table book which is out spring 2009. Visit

Thursday, 11 December 2008

Scotland's Top Model

Scotland's Top Model Lauren Tempany dropped into Hamilton & Inches in Edinburgh this evening to try on a Deco gold sequined gown from available from Jane Davidson for a sparkling £1379.00. Visit

Tuesday, 9 December 2008

Juicy Pics

Spent the morning shooting promo photographs for the new Juice Almighty winter menu. Visit

Sunday, 7 December 2008

Give Joy This Christmas

Todays edition of Scotland on Sunday's Spectrum Magazine features the front cover and a spread I shot for the Ultimate Christmas Gift Guide. Visit

Friday, 5 December 2008

Tuesday, 2 December 2008

Sole Man

Scottish rugby legend David Sole photographed at Channings Hotel, Edinburgh. David achieved 44 caps for Scotland and holds the record for captaining Scotland more than anyone else. He now runs David Sole & Associates, an executive coaching business. Visit

Sunday, 23 November 2008

Tilda Swinton

Oscar winning actress Tilda Swinton on the front page of Scotland on Sunday today. I spent a fun hour with Tilda on Nairn beach last week. A fantastic personality and has the most striking looks which made her a joy to photograph. Glad I taked her into wearing that coat - it really made the picture. Read the feature here. Visit

Saturday, 22 November 2008

Stirling Castle Tapestry

Mary Queen of Scots (Jo Hart) inspects 'The Unicorn is Found' - the largest of a series of seven hand woven tapestries at Stirling Castle. Measuring 12 foot wide by 11 foot high, it was unveiled Friday morning in the Chapel Royal. Visit

Friday, 21 November 2008

Studio Quality Portraits... on location

The brief was to was provide studio quality portraits for REpower during their team building day at Norton House Hotel near Edinburgh. The solution was to set up a portable studio with seamless white backdrop and studio lights. Delegates were then able to have professional portraits taken with minimum disruption. Visit

Here's a quote from the client:

"Hi Rob, just got the CD from Thursday – they’re brilliant! You got some great shots so thanks very much for that".

Jayne Taylor
Commercial Sales Support, REpower

Thursday, 20 November 2008

Hawaiian Sunset

A spectacular sunset on Kauai, the oldest of the islands which make up Hawaii. British explorer Captain James Cook landed in Kauai’s Waimea Bay for the first time in 1778 and would have seen a similar sight. Visit

Monday, 17 November 2008

Koloa Church

A church has stood on this site in the township of Koloa, Kauai, Hawaii since 1837. It's tall steeple was used as a navigation aid for sailors. In 1929 it was updated and given a New England Style look.

Thursday, 13 November 2008

New Frontier Hotel, Las Vegas

This is all that remains of the New Frontier Hotel on the Strip in Las Vegas. Opening on the 30th October 1942, it was only the second resort on the famous Strip. The Frontier closed its doors in July 2007 and was demolished on November 13th 2007, leaving only the sign. Photographed on the 30th October 2008. Click here to see a video of the hotel being imploded.

Friday, 24 October 2008

Scottish Style Awards

Last night I was the official photographer at the Scottish Style Awards which put on a fantastic show at the Old Fruitmarket in Glasgow.

Wednesday, 22 October 2008

Big job at Biggart Baillie

I have just completed a 5 month long project for leading UK law firm Biggart Baillie, which involved providing portraits of 280 of their partners, associates and trainees. The results are here.

Saturday, 18 October 2008

The Leys

George Wimpey's brand new development at The Leys, Bathgate.

Friday, 17 October 2008

Lord Phillips of Sudbery

Lord Phillips, Baron of Sudbery gives the keynote speach at top Edinburgh law firm Balfour + Manson's Charity Conference at Surgeons' Hall in Edinburgh.

Tuesday, 7 October 2008

Back to School

I spent a rare day off today updating my lighting skills on a seminar run by renowned photographer Jon Gray. Looking forward to my next corporate portrait shoot!

Sunday, 5 October 2008

Real Scotland

John Buchan of BBC One Trawlermen enjoys his catch at the launch of VisitScotland's Real Scotland - The Local's Guide in Anstruther, one of the top ten fish and chip shops featured in the guide. Get your free guide here.

Saturday, 4 October 2008

The interior of Jeffreys Interiors

The staff of Jeffreys Interiors photographed in their showroom in Scotckbridge, Edinburgh.

Thursday, 2 October 2008

Nicola Benedetti

Scottish violinist Nicola Benedetti performes a recital in Glasgow's Royal Concert Hall on front of over 1000 music teachers as part of a conference staged by the Heads of Instrumental Music Teachers Scotland (Hits).

Wednesday, 24 September 2008

Conference Call

I spent one of the only sunny days in the summer photographing the Royal Mile in Edinburgh for a special feature for the latest edition of Conference Call, the magazine from the Edinburgh International Conference Centre. Read the magazine on-line here.

Tuesday, 23 September 2008

Miss Scotland is feeling lucky

Dazzling Miss Scotland, Stephanie Willemse, crosses her fingers for Friday’s £100m Euromillions jackpot, modelling an array of diamonds and jewels at Bonhams auction house.

Thursday, 11 September 2008

Boogie and Arlene

Spent a fun morning yesterday with Forth One presenters Boogie and Arlene to photograph them for a new promotional taxi campaign. Arlene recently joined Boogie to co-present the breakfast show Boogie in the Morning.

Wednesday, 10 September 2008

Vital Energy Therapies

The website for Vital Energy Therapies went live this week. Check it out to see examples of photography.

Tuesday, 9 September 2008

Long Way Down Coffee Table Book

This month sees the publication of the illustrated edition of Long Way Down which contains 8 photographs which I took during Ewan and Charlie's trip through Scotland including the image above which was taken at Stirling Castle.

Saturday, 6 September 2008

Clockwork Orange Herald Ads

If you have been riding on the Glasgow Underground recently you may have seen adverts for The Herald featuring a shot of Sandi Thom who I photographed in London earlier on this year.

Friday, 5 September 2008

Summer Soup

Delicious summer soup photographed for Heritage Portfolio's new 2009 menu and brochure.

Monday, 1 September 2008

Battle of Hastings

Scottish rugby legend Gavin Hastings comes face to face with other Gavin's during tonights grand opening ceremony of the Golden Oldies World Rugby Festival which kicked off at Edinburgh Castle. Hastings is the festival ambassador and was surrounded by members of the Pelidactyls Rugby Club from the USA.

Wednesday, 27 August 2008

Elizabeth Swinburne

Amazing glass art work by Edinburgh based artist Elizabeth Swinburne, photographed for her upcoming London exhibition.

Tuesday, 26 August 2008

NHS Fife's Annual Report

The NHS Fife's Annual Report was a culmination of 6 months work, photographing all aspects of life in the NHS from St Andrews to Kirkcaldy.

Sunday, 24 August 2008

Scotsman Magazine

Feature in this weekend's Scotsman Magazine on the Mains of Taymouth holiday accomodation in Kenmore, Perthshire. More interior photography here.

Wednesday, 20 August 2008

Homecoming Scotland 2009

Circus Oz lends a helping hand to the launch of Homecoming Scotland 2009 festivals launch in Edinburgh this morning which hopes to attract thousands of people of Scots decent back home for the anniversary of the birth of Robert Burns.

Wednesday, 13 August 2008

Steven Berkoff

Actor, writer and director Steven Berkoff at the Edinburgh International Book Festival last night.

Sunday, 10 August 2008

Radio Forth on the Fringe

Radio Forth took over the Liquid Rooms in Edinburgh last night to showcase the best of the Fringe with Sandi Thom (above) and Craig Hill (top) going down a storm. Click here for the full gallery.

Friday, 8 August 2008


New MRI scanner being installed at the Queen Margaret University Hospital in Dunfermline.

Thursday, 7 August 2008

Long Way Down

Ewan and Charlie photographed in Glencoe last year. The image is being used to promote the DVD and Illustrated book which is out in September.

Mains of Taymouth

Mains of Taymouth. Superior holiday accomodation in the lovely Kenmore, Perthshire.

Tuesday, 5 August 2008


The legal team from Inksters Solicitors in Glasgow photographed separately in their office then pasted together for the team shot.

Monday, 4 August 2008

Lasting Impressions

A press shot for the new exhibition at the National Trust for Scotland HQ on Charlotte Square. Lasting Impressions celebrates 500 years for printing in Scotland and runs until the end of October. More information here.

Friday, 1 August 2008

2008 Edinburgh Military Tattoo

The 2008 Edinburgh Military Tattoo kicked off with the press preview last night. Dancers from the South East Missouri State University didn't let the rain spoil their routine as they performed with the Golden Eagles Marching Band.

Sunday, 27 July 2008

Beach Boys

Scottish actor Billy Boyd team up with some Dunbar boys to promote surfing in Scotland at Belhaven Beach, East Lothian.

Billy Boyd

Scottish actor and Lord of the Rings star Billy Boyd gets up close and personal with a Golden Eagle, one of the iconic birds of Scotland.

Friday, 25 July 2008

Eagle Eyes

One of Scotland's most beautiful birds, the Golden Eagle.

Saturday, 19 July 2008

The Proclaimers

Scottish favourites The Proclaimers brought sunshine to Edinburgh Castle tonight for a sell out concert in front of their home fans.

Friday, 18 July 2008


Irish popsters Boyzone at Edinburgh Castle for the second night of the Castle Concerts 2008 season.