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South Georgia

Glaciers, amazing wildlife and abandoned whaling stations in South Georgia 


The Fairy Mountain

Exploring Scotland's heart stone  

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The High Oak

Celebrating Dartmoor in all its beguiling beauty...

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From burn to bottle

This year I'm combining two great passions: photography and whisky.


Climate change in Georgia

Documenting rural development and how climate change is devastating livelihoods in Georgia for Mercy Corps

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Kings of Lyon

I hope to have caught something of the spirit of Scotland’s longest glen as well as people  who seem to thrive in such a hostile environment.



Capturing Mercy Corps' development work in Guatemala 



 These images reflect a stillness beneath the country’s characteristic colour and vibrancy.



I have loved the Bolivian Altiplano (Highlands) ever since I first travelled there almost twenty years ago.

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Republic of Cape Verde

This collection of small islands in the mid Atlantic (once the last stopping off point for mariners before they struck out for the New World) are not for the faint hearted....

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Judging Scottish Nature Photography Award 2020

I’m thrilled to have been asked to help judge the tenth anniversary of the Scottish Nature Photography Awards, alongside co-organiser of the Award Niall Irvine and wildlife photographer Ron McCombe. The award is a wonderful celebration of Scotland’s environment, wildlife and wild places and...

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Summer in South Georgia

Where else in the world has glaciers, elephant seals, king penguins and ghostly abandoned whaling stations? I had the most incredible six weeks on South Georgia where I was the islands's first photographer Artist in Residence for the South Georgia Heritage Trust (SGHT). The resulting book, Summer in South...

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An intimate portrait of Scotland’s longest glen

My first book of black and white photos 'Winter in Glen Lyon', is published by the Aberfeldy 'Watermill. With wild land under more pressure in Scotland than ever before these images are a fleeting record of a vanishing frontier. It is up to us all to discover, explore and...

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Altiplano, Travels in the Bolivian Highlands

It was my father Nigel’s love of the high Andes that first brought me to Bolivia. As a geologist he was sent on lengthy field trips to the Bolivian highlands in the mid-seventies, carrying out surveys of copper deposits in the mountains near Oruro. His PhD from Imperial...

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Journey to the Ends of the Earth

My journey to South Georgia started in my imagination many long years ago. I was a teenager, browsing through my father’s collection of dusty hard-back books of travel and distant adventure when Sir Earnest Shackleton’s South practically jumped off the shelf. The spine was so broken...

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Song for the Wild

TGO Magazine, May 2014

“Climb the mountains and get their good tidings.” John Muir’s invitation echoes down the years and tugs at me every time I dip into one of his books. His enthusiasm for wild places is so irresistible, his faith in its restorative power so complete. He remained...

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Two of a Kind

John Muir Trust Journal, Autumn 2012

There are few views of the Red and the Black Cuillin in Skye as spectacular as the one from the Sligachan Hotel. On a clear day you can scan the shattered peaks and ridges of this great mountain range before letting your eye follow the Sligachan river’s wide...

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