Cairngorm Leaf and Bean – Coffee Roasting in the Highlands

Cairngorm Leaf and Bean – Coffee Roasting in the Highlands

For the second of my occasional ‘People and Process’ series I visited Sharon Wooler and Andy Mallon of Cairngorm Leaf and Bean, who are based at The Dava School House near Grantown-on-Spey.  I wanted to see firstly how they have taken on the espresso based cafés with every kind of coffee style but espresso in their […]

Aunt Marie’s Kitchen – Tablet and Cakes!

Aunt Marie’s Kitchen – Tablet and Cakes!

Hazel Caldwell, and her husband Brian, of Aunt Marie’s Kitchen makes Scottish tablet and cakes – and I love both of those!!  I could not think of a better place to begin a new personal project documenting small craft based businesses in my new local area.  I call this project ‘People and Process’ and it […]

f3.3 Photography Workshop announced

Finally I can announce that with Helen Rose and Holly Booth we are going to present our first Photography Workshop in August!  Full details can be found at our f3.3 Facebook page and event but here are the details so far… Are you struggling to get to grips with portrait photography? Want to learn more […]

Another photo in f2 Freelance Photographer Magazine!

Well another month and another mention and photograph in f2 Freelance Photographer magazine!  This time I was interviewed about the photography web hosting service Clikpic, who I have been using for number of years now.  Clikpic are currently using a screenshot of my site in their national advertising campaign in the photography press – so […]

Stylish Fashion Shoot

It’s the season when I spend time working with the final year fashion students at the University of Derby on their collections.  There will be lops more of these shoots coming soon but in the meantime here is an image from the first of these taken recently in the studio.  This was for a style […]

Free Photo Shoot – if you want it

As a way of saying thanks to those great people who recommend me to others for any type of photographic job I am offering a free hour photo shoot session in the studio.  All you have to do is pass my details on to your family, friends and colleagues and, if they book a job […]

Workshops with me!

I have often been asked if I teach any of the photographic skills and techniques I have developed and how much would the classes be?  Well, what do you think – should I do it?  I was thinking that I could offer a few hours of tuition based in my Banks’ Mill studio on the […]