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The Cloisters with an Iphone


I was passing Glasgow University yesterday and had a spare 15 mins to kill on the way to a job, and I love the Hunterian Museum but no time, so decided on a walk round the fabulous cloisters…again and a quick pic with my iphone!

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Creative offices from shipping containers


Up in Dundee they have done some amazing creative hubs for small business from recycled shipping containers!

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The first part of District 10 in Dundee is now occupied by various creative businesses.

Part of the Waterfront development, which will also house the new V&A.

Artist Iona Leishman


Artist Iona Leishman.

Artist Iona Leishman


There are some great historical events coming up in Scotland over the next year.

I was recently commissioned to photograph artist Iona Leishmam, Historic Scotland’s First Artist in Residence.
Iona had just completed a series of paintings to commemorate the 500th anniversary of the Battle of Flodden the 1513 battle which killed James IV.

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Shoot was organised at the fabulous Stirling Castle, if you haven’t been well worth the visit, with great views looking down over Stirling.

Big thanks to Iona and the Historic Scotland press team who were very patient with me as the shoot took a lot longer than normal… trying to shoot mid morning without getting any tourists in shot is never easy!