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I fell into landscape photography a little bit by accident.  

 

I've always been arty - drew a lot at school, was pretty decent at Art (before

I dropped it for Physical Ed!)  and have tried my hand at musical instruments,

(bagpipes - pass, electric guitar - massive fail!), and when i bought my first

digital camera in 2003 it all just started to come together and as time has gone

on, my equipment and skills have progressed to where they are now.

 

Using the age old 'trial and error' technique, combined with some books, the

internet and a dvd now and then, I taught myself, no workshops or classes

for me.  Once I learned the mechanics of picture, then it was down to developing

the techniques I needed to get the style of pictures that I want, and that I like.  

I primarily shoot what I like, if other folk like it too, then that's great.

 

I do use photoshop, but not in the way that people think of 'photoshopping',  

I don't add 'better' skies, or remove annoying trees for example.  I shoot in

RAW, which is like a digital negative and I process that to get the very most

I can from the shot.  In the interests of open-ness though, I have been known

to clone out a crisp packet that I missed at the time, or an annoying walker!

 

I have photographs on walls world-wide, from Canada to Australia.  If you fancy

having one on your wall, feel free to get in touch - there's a 'contact me'. button up top.

 

I hope you enjoy the gallery.  

 

Lewis

 

 

 

 

Awards, Publications and Exhibitions

 

Walk in the Wild - solo exhibition - 2018

 

The Scottish Landscape Photographer of the Year 2017

Shortlisted - Urban Category

 

The Scottish Landscape Photographer of the Year 2016

Winner of the John Muir Trust Wild Spaces Award

 

The Scottish Landscape Photographer of the Year 2015

Winner of the John Muir Trust Wild Spaces Award

 

Scottish Nature Photography Awards 2013

Shortlisted - Scottosh Landscape - Sea and Coast Category

 

Scottish Nature Photography Awards 2012

Shortlisted - Scottish Landscape Category

 

 

 

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