Category Archives: Projects

This is another picture of HB from today. Sometimes pictures are taken because of magical light, but today’s picture was simply because she was wearing her Marie the kitten top. She is more than a little fond of the Disney cartoon, The Aristocats, and the little kitten Marie singing the line “rikki tikki tikki” is…

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I have had a long gap since my last portrait session, largely due to work pressures and the hassles of having a tiny girl around at the learning to walk stage. It was a great pleasure therefore this weekend to meet with Argyll artist Margaret Ker for a proper, no distraction portrait session. Margaret and…

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This wonderful looking woman is local sculptor Melanie Chmielewska. Melanie loves the water and is in fact an open-water swimmer as well as an artist. This was taken at one of her favourite spots by Loch Fyne and I chose this as my first picture of her as she tells me she loves pools in the…

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  • hank

    Very natural shoot. Loks good. I prefer the colour to the black monochrome. Well done

This is Fraser MacIver, an Argyll artist based at Crinan. I was kindly invited to go and photograph Fraser last week, and had a great time drinking coffee and as Fraser would put it, “shooting the bull” with him. Fraser is an amazing artist with a number of styles, with both printmaking and painting as…

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  • Hi Fraser
    Re.last Monday ?My wife Anne and me had walked the Crinan Canal.We had a wee bit laugh and Craic with you on the return journey.We both just loved your set up.Your web site is total fab.Ta ta the noo.

    Regards
    John Wilson

  • Colin MacIver

    You’ve portaited him beautifully!

I managed to get some time yesterday in the Kelvingrove museum in Glasgow. This is an amazing, classical building on a grand scale. Photographically the challenge is that the pictures have to be handheld as it is a busy museum and a tripod is considered a trip hazard for visitors. The light is low except…

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  • martin

    So many gorgeous works of art, my favourites being the Scottish colourists and you choose a bloody plane, God help us. You are an artist, not an engineer. (Will we ever agree on anything?)