Category Archives: Townscape

Here is my “mane” girl with the lovely lion “wild paisley” in the lovely Oakshaw area of Paisley. This one was processed fairly gently with the Nik Colour FX Pro software that the amazing Google bought and gives away free. Used to be 300 Euros! this is an old film look. She is auditioning here…

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Just a few pictures from my wee trip to Edinburgh during the festival last weekend. My wonderful friend Gillian suggested it to get our two daughters together for a wee bit of fun as well as giving me a chance to talk photography with her friend Jane who is studying the subject. We had just…

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Paisley has introduced a wonderful act of social art, in having many artists sponsored to decorate fibreglass lions which have been allowed to roam the town freely. This is part of their planning for the Paisley city of culture bid 2021 and it is one of my favourite things ever. My daughter and I went…

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First of all I should apologise for the posting famine recently, a good friend pointed out that it was a year since I had posted and needless to say I am shocked at myself. I have had a lot of changes this year in my personal life as well as with my work so I…

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  • Saranne

    What wonderful photos Matthew! And I keep thinking how lucky HB is to have such beautiful pictures of herself to look back on when she’s older. I doubt many of us have such lovely pictures from our childhood. Looks like you had an amazing time. Welcome back to wet, cold, grey Scotland.

  • Petrea

    Fantastic photos Matthew…some real smashers in there!! What a great collection for you all to look back on. HB is a cracker.

  • Jacqueline O'Donnell

    Hi Mathew

    You have an eye for a great photograph.
    I particularly like how you caught the car being stuck in the sand, and the construction photograph.

    Your daughter is adorable and a natural in front of the camera.

    Jacqui x

  • […] When I took this camera to Dubai, I took the kit zoom, the 40-150 basic telephoto zoom, and a single… […]

I was lucky to get this one sharp at all. It was dark and very rainy as well as getting into twilight. (The clock confirms this of course!). I selected ISO 1600 and only got 1/20th of a second using f10. I adjusted ISO up for my next few shots but luckily this one worked…

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