Back in the Studio

Once again I volunteered to assist Lewis in a studio shoot. This time the model was the very pretty Jade who is one of our HNC students. Jade was quite nervous but excited to have the opportunity to be on the other side of the camera. This really is an experience every photographer should have. […]

Field Trip to Glencoe

  On January 19th a small group of students and myself headed north to chase the light. As we drove towards Callander the skies looked bleak and the temperature dropped. The first signs of snow appeared on the hilltops. Stopping at Loch Lubnaig did not give us much hope of capturing great images but we […]

Both sides of the Camera

As we reach the end of the first Semester, it is nice to look back on one of the highlights  with the Fashion students. Again Chatelherault was the venue. The students, some with their own models, Lewis and myself arrived early to get set up. The day was bright which caused some difficulties but Lewis […]

Assistant on Location

Assistant on location Having assisted Lewis in the studio and gained some excellent experience, i jumped at the chance to assist him on a location shoot. Wiktoria again was the model for the day. The location was the beautiful setting of Chatelherault in Hamilton. Access had already been agreed with management but for this particular […]

NQ Photography Field Trip

  We had two destinations for this outing, the first being the Riverside museum in the morning and then Kelvingrove art Gallery in the afternoon. The purpose of the visits was to practice taking images on location for the Media course. these included Interior Architecture and Landscapes. The opportunity was also there for location portraits […]

Assistant for a Day

During the gap week I had the pleasure of assisting Lewis Napier on a Portraiture photoshoot. Lewis was preparing a lesson on lighting techniques which will be used in his classes. There was a reason I asked if I could assist.  It is a while since I have been a student. I have seen some […]

NQ Photography visit to Edinburgh

On 10th March NQ Photography left behind the confines of the college. The first part of the day involved a train trip to Waverly station, where they started their search for an interesting Architectural image. Lying on the floor of the waiting room got the students a few strange looks but hey! we are photography students.