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.