I recently began a new project to gather timelapse films of the city’s many off-road cycle routes for the Edinburgh Innertube Map project. So far I’ve mainly been shooting shots of rush-hour traffic at dusk on the Union Canal, which is close to where I live. I’m been making a lot of mistakes, but also […]
I’m hoping to embark on a new project soon involving photography portraits, and thought it might be valuable to gather some of my work in one place. As those of you who follow my blog regularly will know, I am primarily a radio and multimedia journalist, but I take a keen interest in photography, and […]
I’ve spent most of this week working for the BBC Festival Café show, for which a live show for two weeks during the Edinburgh Festival. As well as acting as a photographer, I’ve been co-ordinating multimedia coverage of the shows, including video and audio, with help of Sheryl Gribben and runner Maria Smith, who has […]
On the weekend I was invited to a celebration of families, friends, and members of the Beltane Fire Society. It took place in a beautiful spot in the countryside near to Biggar, on a meadow bordered by the Clyde. It was warm enough to swim in the river, and after much fun and feasting, there […]
Our train journey from Krakow to Oświęcim had started with food, stories, and even some laughter – shared tales of adventures travelling around Europe by train. The conversations helped us break the ice, as Ed and Kevin, our presenters, got to know each other for the first time.
We’re finally back in Scotland, back in Edinburgh, back in this fairy-tale city with its turrets and towers, its castle, and its many layers – New Town and Old Town, North and South, Morningside airs and graces, Leith perseverence, beauty, grit and grime in equal measure. It feels good. more about “Edinburgh at Night“, posted […]