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Ewan Mathers
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Commercial photographer based near Nairn, Scotland
Commercial photographer based near Nairn, Scotland

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One advantage of having moved to the north of Scotland is that I am much closer to the wilder areas of the country than I have ever been before.  One of these areas that I had never explored before is Assynt, an area of outstanding beauty on the west…

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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…

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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.…

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Back in October last year I took part in the Findhorn Bay Arts Festival Guerilla Lighting event at Kinloss Abbey (see this blog post) and as a part of that I entered a number of my images into the photography competition… well I have just found out that…

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I do like a fine malt whisky!  In 2012 Old Pulteney 21 year old was awarded  “World Whisky of the Year” by the prestigious “Jim Murray’s Whisky Bible.”  Scoring a record-equalling 97.5 points out of 100, it is only the third time that a single malt has…

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Just before Christmas I took on what proved to be one of the biggest jobs I have ever done- photographing the moving of towheads (they go on each end of an oil pipeline in the north sea) from Invergordon to Wick, and all points in-between.  This is the…

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For the last of my reports from Orkney, I have just a few images to share from the amazing geology on the island and a couple of the stained glass windows in St. Magnus Cathedral, Kirkwall.  The rocks vary so much over the islands there was always…

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On to the Broch of Gurness on Orkney, the third part of my brief visit to the islands.  Brochs are an Iron Age building that can look a little like a modern power station cooling tower.  Large, circular, tall and tapering they are all over the place on…

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In the second of my posts about Orkney I am looking at just some of the amazing standing stones to be seen there.  There are many of these on the islands and I only saw a few of them in the time I had.  All the images below come from The Ring of Brodgar…

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I had always wanted to go to the Orkney Isles and in October I finally got the chance to spend a few days there.  There is so much to say about the islands that I am going to write a few smaller blog posts now each focusing on something different. In this…
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