Category Archives: Canon 70-300 IS

These are Andy Scott’s magnificent Kelpie sculptures in Grangemouth by the canal. They have been there for more than a year now and I have never seen them. Today we took little HB to see them and naturally cameras were packed. The sky was very largely grey and overcast, so the focus really had to…

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I accidentally found myself at the viewpoint carpark above Paisley at the dramatic edge of the Glennifer braes tonight just as it was turning dark. I confess that I had gone out to try and catch a nice view just to exercise my landscape skills, but I only had a short time and the route…

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The ferry terminal at Gourock with the Argyll mountains behind. I found this old file from May 6th 2007 while trying to repair my Lightroom file structure yesterday. It isn’t how I would tackle the picture now in terms of aperture at least, however, I never found the Lightroom adjustments all that capable on what…

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Yesterday Hannah had her first ever visit to the beach. Julie insisted that this auspicious occasion had to take place at her favourite beach from her Kintyre days, the surfers paradise that is Westport. One of our party marked the occasion with this temporary vandalism; to find out who, look for a culprit playing with…

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  • granny

    brilliant photos……wish I’d been there….not in the photos though……she just loved her visit obviously, even if she was boggin..nothing wrong with good clean muck.xox

  • These photos of Hannah are stunning! And sneaky simian too. Looks like it was a lovely day out. Hope you are well, Carys x

Well, the day of Phil and Harvie’s wedding finally dawned last week, and for much of the morning the weather hung in the balance between dry and rainy. This photograph of Stonefield Castle Hotel where the wedding was being held gives you a clue as to the weather conditions that prevailed; yes it rained all throughout…

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  • cathiegamble

    The photos are lovely of the wedding I am sure they will be delighted with them you really did the truly well.

    Cathie Elaines mum of course

  • Richard Hunt-Smith

    I think you can you describe yourself as a wedding photographer……your portrait skills have worked hugely in your favour……superb. Didn’t read the caption and forgot it was Stonefield until I say the shot on the staircase.

  • Julie Webb Reeman

    Absolutely stunning Matthew!! You can be truly very very proud of these, I am sure the lucky,lovely couple will be thrilled with them…I think you can think about a change of career now!! I love all of these images, a HUGE well done!!

  • Lorr

    These are remarkable, M. They are very natural and you have captured everyone beautifully. I think it reveals sth of the relationship you managed to establish with everyone too. Don’t underestimate how much of a gift that is.