Return to Romania – Ian Parry Photojournalism Grant

The Ian Parry Photojournalism Grant announces rebrand, new website and the launch of the next exciting stage of its journey, partnering with Canon Europe, The Guardian and The British Centre of Photography, amongst others, to support young and emerging photojournalists across the globe. Many years back, only a year or so after I was finished at […]

Portrait of Rose Reilly, now on show

My portrait of Rose Reilly, pioneer in women’s football, has gone on show at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery in Edinburgh, Scotland, after being acquired recently. The photographic portrait of Rose Reilly was originally shot on assignment for an editorial client. A lovely assignment, again as I’ve said before, one of those assignments where you […]

Hat trick of portraits

Always nice to score a hat trick of portraits of Humza Yousaf, Kate Forbes and Ash Regan, and be assured a winner. As a documentary photographer my days of chasing the news on a daily basis have receded into the earlier part of my career. But none the less it’s enjoyable and important to still […]

Photograph a whisky distillery…

It’s always great to hear a client say the magical words “we need you to go photograph a whisky distillery…”. Poetry to my ears as a Scottish photographer. They say that whisky is for sharing, so below I share with you a few photographs from a couple of fairly recent whisky industry assignments. As a […]

Enough is Enough

To the streets! It’s been a busy couple of days for protest on the streets of Glasgow, Scotland, and across the UK. With a Union Unity demonstration on Friday, followed by hours on the streets yesterday to photograph an Enough is Enough demonstration, there’s been time to take in the mood of the people, and […]

Alister Jack, Secretary of State for Scotland

The clock was ticking recently when I was on assignment for the Financial Times in Angus for a portrait session appointment with the Right Honourable Alister Jack, Secretary of State for Scotland, and Conservative Party Member of Parliament. Always nice to be asked to do such photography portrait shoots with people who are in the […]

Reflections on a Changing Country

The new exhibition from Document Scotland photography collective, including my Let Glasgow Flourish photographs of street protest in the city, has now opened at the Museum of European Cultures (MEK), in Berlin. Reflections on a Changing Country (German title: Ansichten aus einem Land im Wandel) will be on show until 20th November 2022. The exhibition […]