Tag Archives: Commercial Photography

It’s quite important. In our part of the world it can be why people come here. it’s a big selling point. It’s one of the first questions those people ask about properties “What’s the view like?” No pressure then. All that we absolutely have to show is that where we are photographing resides in somewhere interesting/spectacular/astounding/breathtaking/beautiful. […]

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There are many reasons why you don’t  see all of our pictures. Confidentiality clauses, embargoes, keeping secrets and not spoiling surprises. Pictures are wrapped up and hidden away sometimes for months or years before we can share them. I’ve been sitting on pictures from the rather splendid BBC Alba TV series Bannan for a year […]

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Product photography is usually a studio pursuit. Products are carefully photographed and styled in an easily controlled environment. Every aspect of the shoot can be manipulated to the minutest degree easy. We seem to do things differently. It’s the fault of our particular environment. Who wouldn’t want to make the most of the spectacular backdrop […]

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I had been commissioned to photograph the grand opening of Glenelg’s new football pitch. It had been part financed by a grant from the credit card company Capital One’s Grounds for Improvement scheme and they wanted publicity photographs. Their PR company sent a timetable for the days events, it was very detailed. I dutifully printed […]

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Photograph the hotel not the dog. the hotel not the dog. The hotel – yes. The dog – no. Doesn’t he look good? The  Hotel was lovely. The snag was this handsome and poised fellow. He cried out to be photographed. This is a problem that I’m pretty sure many photographers suffer from. We are by nature […]

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