Lifestyle

Our World Yoga

I recently had a lovely, relaxed photoshoot with Valerie Johnston - the face and yoga-toned body behind Our World Yoga in Glasgow's West End. We took some images in her studio on Great Western Road and then moved on outside to the Kelvinbridge area. Results below:

GEAR:
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Nikkor 85mm f1.4
Nikkor 50mm f1.4
Nikon SB-5000 Speedlight
PocketWizard FlexTT5 Transceiver
PocketWizard MiniTT1 Transmitter
Neewer 120cm Octabox

Clinetix - Be You Campaign

Clinetix is an award-winning rejuvenation clinic with locations in Bothwell and Glasgow's West End. At the end of last year, I had the pleasure of shooting their "Be You" marketing campaign promoting bespoke treatments aimed at people of various ages and walks of life. The shoot took place at 29 Glasgow and Dakota Hotel as well as outdoors on Buchanan Street. Hair and make up by Carly Gray.

Sandie Robertson

Sandie Robertson is a trainer and wellness coach whom I photographed several times in the past years. Gearing up for another photo shoot earlier this summer, Sandie decided to go beyond the usual headshot/portrait photos we had done in the past - the ever-brilliant I'll Be Your Mirror was asked to help with styling the session and Ingliston Country Club in Bishopton was chosen for its location. Given Sandie's background in all things equestrian (both as a show jumper and now as an equestrian confidence and performance coach) and her past career as a model it all made sense. Results below:

Photography: Kris Kesiak
Styling: I'll Be Your Mirror
Hair & Make Up: Caroline McKeirnan
Clothes: Finery, Whistles, Jaeger, ChloéJigsaw, The Kooples, Kurt Geiger

Glenelg FC Naked Calendar 2017

Glenelg is one of the smallest villages in Scotland (basically last bit of mainland before you get to the Isle of Skye), it's as remote as it is beautiful and I had the pleasure of being involved in photographing a rather unusual project there - a nude calendar for the local football team. It took 3 days, 12 locations, 16 naked men as well as quite a bit of whiskey to complete but it was all worth it and for a good cause as all proceeds from the calendar sales will go to the Glenelg Football Team for their home and away kits, training equipment, travel, etc. The final product was beautifully designed by the award-winning Graphical House and is available for purchase from glenelgteam.com as well as various shops around Glasgow and in Glenelg itself. Below you can find a short promo video and a few frames from the calendar:

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And here are a couple of shots that didn't make the final product... :

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...and some snaps from our location scouting expedition as well as a few behind the scenes shots:

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Ceol's Craic

Established in 2004, Ceòl's Craic is a year-round programme of the best in contemporary Gaelic culture. I've had the pleasure of working with them for a few years now, photographing various events, from plays and book launches to music showcases at CCA. It's fun, sometimes challenging and often educational (who knew there was so much brilliant electronica in Gaelic?). Here's a collection of some of my favourite images for Ceòl's Craic:

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