Neart nan Gleann

It is hard not to be in awe when you stand in front of one of the many hydroelectric dams that can be found throughout the Scottish Highlands. These large expanses of concrete strung across Scottish glens struggle to blend in with their surroundings, but their presence, perhaps majesty, means that they add to the …

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The End of the Cycle

What was once a walk through woodland has transformed. The trees have all been felled and removed. A woodland walk is now a path across bare exposed hill. The path in question makes it way through privately owned forestry land which has recently matured. The land looks devastated. It is strewn with the debris and stumps from …

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Carving up a city

My mouth is dry, and my ears are humming. I have spent most of the day as a pedestrian in the environs of the M8 motorway as it carves its way through central Glasgow. The M8 borders the north and west sides of the city centre. In its immediately surroundings are warehouses, concrete walkways and dereliction. …

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The Field

The Field is a photographic study of a single field over a period of two years. The field in question is not particularly exceptional. It lies on a slight undulating hill. It is bordered by a railway line. Many of the images recorded on the field could be from many other fields. I first passed the field …

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An Unintended Monument

On 26th September 2015 the chimneys and turbine hall of Cockenzie power station were demolished. A landmark that could be seen for many miles disappeared. A lot of people were happy to see them go. They considered them a blight on the landscape. But I will miss them. They were part of the terrain of East Lothian …

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