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People, Places & Gorgeous Food

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Whether you’re an agency art director or magazine picture editor, 

restaurateur or corporate communications manager, business owner or

private individual there’s a high quality, no fuss, professional service waiting for you.


People Photography

Portraits | Reportage | Corporate | Editorial | B2B

Retired country gentleman. Corporate membership magazine commission.

Funeral director. William Purves Funeral Directors. See the series.

Football: Young love. Editorial reportage for 11 Freunde.

The GP. From a series on how best to access the NHS.

Corporate staff portraits for 7n Architects.

Editorial photography - Terry Lawson, head of fraud, RBS for Trading Standards Review.

The Paramedic. From a series on how to access the NHS.

Editorial feature - Graham Muir, glass artist for Country Life Magazine.

Editorial photography - Mark Elliot, champion sheepdog trialest for Country Life Magazine.

Corporate Portrait - Nigel Moss and Edinburgh Castle. The CA.

Green Brigade Ultras, Celtic Park,. Editorial reportage for 11Freunde.

Couple in Kitchen. Client profile for Ethical Futures.

Corporate reportage for Parabola.

Jo Dow, CEO Business Stream. Editorial business portrait.

Editorial feature - Gentleman farmer Sandy at breakfast for Waitrose.

David Mitchell, author for FutureLibrary.

Corporate reportage for Parabola.

Crofter encountered in Sutherland.

Internal corporate communications for RBS.

Sean - Sleepy Boy with freckles.

Parrot eating his cake. Country Life Magazine editorial feature on parrots and their owners.

Howie Nicholsby, 21st Century Kilts, Edinburgh for FAIRMONT HOTELS Magazine.

Editorial feature - Tom and Michaela Kitchin for BBC GoodFood magazine.

Service users and staff. Reportage for ARK Housing Association.

Editorial portrait - Journalist Ian Hamilton and guide dog Renton for PetPlan.

Company directors portraits for FAB.

Fashion eyewear. Studio and location composite image for Occles Eyewear.

Artist, Skye for Mercedes Canada.

Editorial feature - Terry Lawson, RBS. Trading Standards Review.

Interiors, Architectural & Landscape

Built Environment | Editorial Features | Travel | Great Outdoors

Landscape photography - Norwegian fjord.

Landscape travel photography - Morning mist, Skye. Mercedes Canada.

1938 Tiger Moth bi-plane. Country Life Magazine.

Highland cows for Forestry Commission, Scotland.

Holiday home, West of Scotland for Homes and Interiors Scotland.

Beach scenes, dog walking.

North Sea oilfield supply ships, Aberdeen Harbour.

Re-developed canal basin, Dublin, 360 degree pano.

Protection racket. Country Life Magazine.

Location photography - BT Phone Box. Embo, Sutherland.

‘Shifting Horizons’ by April Pine, Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi, Sydney. See more from Australia.

Sea and Sky, Embo.

Interior, Duddingston House, Edinburgh for Homes and Interiors Scotland.

The long walk of evolution, Tank Street, Brisbane. See more from Australia.

Full moon over Blackness Castle.

Ball eludes dog. See the series.

Travel photography - Glenfinnan monument and Loch Shiel. Mercedes Canada.

Interior, Freemasons Hall, Edinburgh. Homes and Interiors Scotland.

Cloister, Fettes College for Homes and Interiors Scotland.

Kilchurn Castle with rainbow

Edinburgh Castle and moon for Morris Property Tax.

Redundant interior, St James Centre, Edinburgh.


Food | Drink | Portraits | Interiors | Field to Plate

The Chita Whisky, with thanks to Hiroshige.

Whisky cocktail. Whiskeria magazine. See more.

Tiger Lily, Edinburgh, for Hotelympia. Read WhiteLight Media's case study on the project.

Dessert at Tony Singh's Tasty at Alea Casino, Glasgow. The Caterer.

Hotelier Gordon Campbell Gray. The Caterer magazine.

Oysters, Ondine, Edinburgh. The Caterer magazine.

Ola Dubh. Harviestoun Brewery.

Starting the smoke, John Ross Jr., Aberdeen. Waitrose.

Nosing, Hendrick's Gin. Waitrose.

Clafoutis, The Wee Restaurant. Edinburgh Foody.

Glenfiddich Single Malt.

Timberyard, Edinburgh. Waitrose Weekend.

Pulled pork and Schiehallion food matching. Harviestoun Brewery.

Springtime whisky cocktail. Whiskeria Magazine. See more.

MasterChef - The Professionals winner Gary Maclean. FS Magazine.

Smoked salmon, John Ross jr., Aberdeen . Waitrose.

Smoked salmon, John Ross jr., Aberdeen. Waitrose.

Interior setting, Monachyle Mhor. Delicious magazine.

Bedroom. Mercure Hotels.

Signature shellfish dish, The Kitchin. The Caterer magazine.

Distillery reportage, Hendrick's Gin. Waitrose.

Chef Marcello Tully with Pigeon breast, Kinloch Lodge. Mercedes Canada.

Ettrick Valley SmokeHouse. Country Life Magazine.

Chef patron Mark Greenaway. The Caterer magazine.

Michelin starred chef patron Tom Kitchin for The Caterer magazine.

Peter Banks, Rudding Park. The Caterer magazine.

Fillet steak. Gleneagles.

Classic Fish & Chips from Fife.  Waitrose

Classic Fish & Chips from Fife. Waitrose

Cheese and beer matching. Harviestoun Brewery.

Dram time, Talisker, Skye. Mercedes Canada.

BlackIsle Blonde. BlackIsle Brewery.

Promotional Guinness for St Patrick's Day.

Prawns and Suilven, The Albannach, Lochinver. The Scottish Government.

Calf's Liver, The Wee Restaurant.  Edinburgh Foody.

Calf's Liver, The Wee Restaurant. Edinburgh Foody.

Refit, Fenwick, Newcastle. CNG.

Tom and Michaela Kitchin. The Caterer Magazine.



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Notes from Australia

Just observed | Nothing planned

Rusty door. Bronte, Sydney, New South Wales.

Early morning. Dam and eucalyptus trees, New South Wales.

Trees and ‘the bush’. South Coast NSW.

Street scene, Brisbane.

Midday colours. Mid North Coast, NSW

Art exhibition. Eastern Suburbs, Sydney, NSW.

Turquoise waters. Eastern Suburbs, Sydney, NSW, Australia.

Off to the beach. Callala Beach, New South Wales.

Blue lagoon. Urunga Boardwalk, Urunga, NSW.

Stripes. Mid North Coast, New South Wales, Australia.

Midday light. Mid North Coast, NSW.

Lone Swimmer, Bondi. This ocean side pool is home to the year-round Iceburgs club.

Resting birds and breaking waves. Bondi to Bronte coastal walk, Sydney.

Bush reflections. Currarong, South Coast, NSW.

Lines, curves and clouds. Circular Quay, Sydney, Australia.

Bellingen River. Bellingen, Mid North Coast, NSW.

Whiskeria Magazine

Client: GlenKeir Whiskies | Mixology: Jon Lester & Amanda Humphrey | Styling: Meredith Wilkie

One Dog, One Beach, One Ball

Personal project | When you’re young and still learning.

Funeral Directors

Personal project | William Purves