Tuesday, 30 June 2009

Welcome To My World

Monarch of the Glen actor Hamish Clark featured in the latest edition of Spectrum Magazine. This portrait of Hamish was taken at Stirling Castle during filming of Historic Scotland's 6 Months Free TV ad.
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Monday, 29 June 2009

Galashiels Braw Lads Gathering

A young lad fords the River Tweed during the climax to the Galashiels Braw Lads Gathering this weekend. The event was established in 1930 to commemorate the town's history and today attracts participants from all over Scotland and indeed the world. More pictures here.
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Friday, 26 June 2009


The Queen visited the Royal Highland Show this morning, the first time for over 20 years. She was given a special treat when she visited the food hall - a year's supply of ice cream! The show celebrates its 225th anniversary this year and has attracted visitors from all over the world as part of Homecoming Scotland 2009. More pictures here.
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Thursday, 25 June 2009

Having An Ice Time

Six year old twins Hannah and Rachel Webster from Edinburgh have got it licked. They were among the first to sample the new ice cream from Graham's The Family Dairy at The Royal Highland Show this morning.
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Wednesday, 24 June 2009

Line 'Em Up

The Board members of Taylor Wimpey (West) photographed in their offices in Paisley yesterday. Lucky that the office next door was empty for this strong corporate image.
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Tuesday, 23 June 2009


Supermarket chain ALDI opened their first Edinburgh store in Gorgie recently bringing the total number of stores in Scotland to 44.
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Monday, 22 June 2009

VisitScotland Kitchen Garden Trail

Not all strawberries are at Wimbledon this year! These two have picked their own holiday on VisitScotland's new Kitchen Garden Trail which highlights accommodation and restaurants across Scotland serving visitors fresh produce from their own gardens.
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Friday, 19 June 2009

Fat Sam's Lives On

John Swinney MSP attended the official opening of Exchange Place, one of the most significant office developments in Edinburgh last night. The building stands on the site of the old Edinburgh Meat Market which then became Fat Sam's. Great views of Edinburgh Castle.
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Thursday, 18 June 2009

Dancing in the Streets

They were dancing in the streets of Peebles last night as the Beltane Festival got under way. The Cornet, Lass and supporters ended off an evening which included the Installation of the Cornet, the Riding of the Marches and the fording of the River Tweed. Quite a spectacle and a great community spirit. More photographs here.
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Wednesday, 17 June 2009


Frank McAveety MSP hosts an event for Scottish charity Quarriers at the Scottish Parliament last night. Quarriers have launched the Condemned Campaign which aims to highlight the challenges facing young homeless people in Scotland.
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Tuesday, 16 June 2009

Taylor Wimpey See The Light

I love lighting people. So when Taylor Wimpey (East Scotland) commissioned me to take corporate portraits of their staff I had the opportunity to set up a mini studio at their Dunfermline offices. Pictured is Commercial Director Steve Fowler.
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Friday, 12 June 2009

Selkirk Common Riding

Royal Burgh Standard Bearer James Cheyne leads over 300 horses during the Common Ridings in the Border town of Selkirk this morning. More photographs on the Homecoming Scotland 2009 site.
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Thursday, 11 June 2009

Searching for Something Juicy?

Product photography for Juice Almighty, Edinburgh's healthiest juice bar. Images to be used for website and marketing purposes.
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Wednesday, 10 June 2009

Keeping the Faith

Festivals Edinburgh director Faith Liddell photographed on Calton Hill which the iconic landscape of Edinbugh in the background.
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Tuesday, 9 June 2009


Grant Rumbles, Chief Executive of international testing company Exova photographed at his HQ near Edinburgh this morning.
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Monday, 8 June 2009

Studio Portrait

A lawyer from top Edinburgh law firm Balfour + Manson photographed in their offices this morning. The white seamless background always looks great. And I love black and white images.
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Friday, 5 June 2009

Learning & Teaching Scotland

A primary 7 pupil tries on a gas mask for a shoot for Connected, the magazine of Learning and Teaching Scotland. The feature will focus on how World Wars 1 and 2 fit in with the Curriculum for Excellence. Visit RobMcDougall.com

Thursday, 4 June 2009

Two for Tea?

Health Minister Nicola Sturgeon MSP dropped into the Marie Curie Tea Party at the Scottish Parliament yesterday to chat to Nursing Ambassador Michelle Carroll.
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Wednesday, 3 June 2009

Dougie MacLean raises a glass to Caledonia

Scotland's pre-eminent singer songwriter Douglie MacLean recently visited the Edradour Distillery in Perthsire to choose his own cask of whisky to be bottled and named 'Caledonia' after his most famous song. Edradour has teamed up with Dougie's festival Perthsire Amber to provide sponsorship for the series of concerts in October and November this year.
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Tuesday, 2 June 2009

Stirling Heads

Master wood carver John Donaldson unveils the last of 41 oak heads at Stirling Castle this morning - the culmination of five years work. The medallions will be painted and eventually decorate the ceiling of the King's Inner Hall. Visit RobMcDougall.com