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Street Photography 2 – Fashion!

So, Wednesday 8th of September came and it was the day we were to meet the college Lecturer, Scott at the famous cone headed statue of the Duke of Wellington (look it up, I won't spoil it), or outside the Glasgow Museum of Modern Art - or GOMA.    We were about to head into the busy shopping precinct of Buchanan Street, which is full of high class shops and the very stylish Princes ...

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Starting College – again

So as I take my first steps into further Education - again, it is only just dawning on me that it is in a new place with new people - and possible new friends. But most of all, it is brand new challenges to not only my photography but how I see myself utilising it and how it will shape my ideal career in photography. It is going to be a year where I stop strangers in the street who I think make ...

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Frank and Bekkah Get Hitched

A pleasure to be invited to capture some photographs for Frank and Bekkah recently.  After their ceremony at Paisley they treated close friends and family to a meal and a night of laughs.  At just under 2 hours this wasn't the normal wedding day photography assignment, but it it was full of smiles and fun all the same. Bekkah was fantastic in getting the obviously camera-shy Frank to open up a bit ...

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You Need To Be 2nd Best

A shoot from 2016 - one of my first weddings. The couple were happy to take me on. It was a Boxing Day wedding and they were hoping for snow! What would you have done differently with this shot? ... before being the first.  This would have been my advice to myself when starting out with wedding photography.  2nd best doesn't mean not being good enough, but it me ...

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Neta’s Bike Wish Comes True.

Well, what a brilliant time was had by all as my friend Yvonne's Gran, celebrated her belated 90th Birthday in style with a wish to ride on a motorbike becoming a reality courtesy of Paul Crossan and the famous Motorbike Milly.Neta turned 90 last week but because of the current restrictions  couldn't celebrate with her family until today. On hand to bring her a day she will remember for a long tim ...

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Social Media Pitfalls

I was on Twitter for quite a while, 4 years plus.  But most of the time on that platform was taken up by things that had nothing to do with photography and that is why I started the account, to promote my work.  Twitter can be a political, social and sporting minefield that can drag you in to non-stop arguments with probably the most closed minded of people you will probably never ever m ...