Friday, 29 May 2009

Grab a Grand

Janette Hill from Edinburgh has a thousand reasons to smile after winning a grand's worth of shopping vouchers from Cameron Toll Shopping Centre today. Couldn't resist using the sun in the photograph. Visit

Thursday, 28 May 2009

Following in the Family Footsteps

A joint publication by Historic Scotland, The National Trust for Scotland and Historic Houses Association which encourages visitors to explore Scotland with 15 trails of historic sites linked to great Scottish surnames. Features original photography commissioned by Historic Scotland.

Wednesday, 27 May 2009

The Rutland Taste of Edinburgh

The Taste of Edinburgh food festival comes to town this weekend. The Rutland Hotel commissioned me to photograph their restaurant for a huge stage which they are building to resemble the inside of the hotel.

Claire Yetton, Marketing Manager said, "It was a challenging request but the final image and design is just what we wanted. Thank you for your time and patience."

Tuesday, 26 May 2009

Shirley Manson

Edinburgh born singer and actress Shirley Manson revisits her own Scottish family in the latest Famous Scots exhibition at the ScotlandsPeople Centre as part of the Homecoming Scotland 2009 celebrations.

Monday, 25 May 2009

Party at the Palace 1503

Two medieval jousters battle it out at the grand finale of Party at the Palace 1503 which saw thousands of spectators enjoy Historic Scotland's biggest ever two day event at Linlithgow Palace. More photographs on the BBC website here.

Thursday, 21 May 2009

Here Come the Girls!

Getting ready to party! Over 120 medieval costumed performers will descend on Linlithgow Palace this weekend for Historic Scotland's biggest ever event: 'Party at the Palace 1503'.

Wednesday, 20 May 2009

Miss Scotland Gets Hitched

The U.S.A.'s top wedding planner Lisa Light hitched up with former Miss Scotland Neive Jennings whilst filming at Hopetoun House for her web show

Tuesday, 19 May 2009

Shell Science Festival

10 year old Shannon Simpson from Fife demonstrates a sustainable energy experiment to local MSP Helen Eadie ahead of Shell's Family Science Day which takes place at St Colme's House, Aberdour on the 23rd May. Visit

Monday, 18 May 2009

Spirit of the West

Fiona Butcher models a stunning Isle of Mull Weavers coat during a fashion show at Inveraray Castle which hosted the first Spirit of the West festival at the weekend, part of Whisky Month.

Friday, 15 May 2009


Members of Scottish band Runrig at Scone Palace, Perthsire this morning ahead of their Homecoming concert which takes place on the 31st August. Visit

Thursday, 14 May 2009

Encore at the EICC

Technology expert Kenneth Boak gives a masterclass in Encore, a new projection system at the Edinburgh International Conference Centre which allows up to six windows to be displayed on one screen. Photographed for EICC's Conference Call magazine.

Wednesday, 13 May 2009

Spirit of Speyside

Lovers of Malt congregated near The Glenlivet for the Whisky Walk on the final day of the Spirit of Speyside whisky festival last weekend. Part of Homecoming Scotland 2009.

Tuesday, 12 May 2009

Party at the Palace

Press and advertising shoot for Party at the Palace, Historic Scotland's flagship Homecoming Scotland event which is taking place at Linlithgow Palace on the 23rd and 24th May 2009.

Monday, 11 May 2009


Scottish artist Jolomo also known as John Lowrie Morrison photographed near his studio on the island of Mull. Read the Scotland on Sunday feature here. Visit the Jolomo Foundation website.


Thursday, 7 May 2009

Amanda Hamilton's Perfect Day

BBC TV presenter and Nutritionist Amanda Hamilton takes to the canoe on Loch Tay, Perthshire for her Perfect Day. Find your perfect day here:

Wednesday, 6 May 2009

Scotsman Recommends

Double page spread in The Scotsman Recommends section today featuring the work I have done with Historic Scotland. Their properties offer endless opportunities for photography and right now they are offering 18 months membership for the price of 12. Fantastic deal!

Tuesday, 5 May 2009

Mining Mayfest

A visitor examines a flame safety lamp at Scottish Mining Mayfest, a four day celebration at the Scottish Mining Museum near Edinburgh which took place this weekend. Part of Homecoming Scotland 2009.

Monday, 4 May 2009

The Finola Trust

The Finola Trust was set up by Henrietta Forman to send her daughter to Portland College. Finola has cerebral palsy and there are no specialised residential colleges in Scotland. The Trust aims to raise £22,000 by September this year. Visit

Friday, 1 May 2009

Barbara Smith Masterclass

Edinburgh Castle Chief Executive Barbara Smith gives a masterclass on remaining positive during the economic downturn in the latest edition of LifeTimes, the Scottish Widows Magazine.