I spent a few hours sitting in a global coffee chain the other day to satisfy an unusual craving for some caramel-iced-caffeinated goodness. Douglas Coupland book in hand, it surprised me just how embarassed I almost was when I thought I recognised the girl who made up my drink.. embarassed at being caught in the […]

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Yesterday was a pretty screwed up day. I didn’t sleep all night, so went early to sit and read with a coffee for a while, which I’ve not done in aaaages, before meeting a friend for lunch, then having a nap; waking up just in time to catch Rosie and MK who were coming to […]

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Pulled Apart by Horses, King Tut’sJune 2010, GlasgowCanon 7 – 50mm f0.95 – FujI Neopan 1600

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I’ve always had issues with sleep. It just doesn’t feel natural to fall asleep before about 3am. Problem is, when I’m left to run to my own schedule, I do, and that means falling asleep at about 7am and getting up about 4-5pm. It’s become ridiculous. This is Andy in the press office at Greenbelt, […]

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When going to a festival south of the border, any good Scotsman needs three things. A bottle of whisky, a bottle of Irn-Bru and a Lion Rampant flying overhead. Greenbelt Festival, August 2010Hasselblad 500CMKodak Ektacolor Pro 160s

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At the end of last night I managed to smash the plastic hotshoe mount on my 430EX flashgun; I only realised when I turned up for another job tonight, pulling it out the bag to see the damage. Good job my other flashgun was just a quick taxi ride away then. The 580EX II, which […]

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A friend who I once gave a lift to a festival took one look in the boot of my car at the empty Jack Daniel’s bottles, sleeping bag, cameras and stepladder before announcing: “So this is the life of a photographer.” Going out late, waking up late and heading off to work again straight away. […]

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