Gabbro Photography News
Sunday July 15th 2018
New blog post on solitude in landscape photography.
A chance remark in the Cairngorms and reading an essay on solitude lead to the creation of an article on why solitude matters to me when I'm in the landscape photographing and how it can bring honesty and integrity to one's images. You can read it on my blog.
Tuesday May 8th 2018
Talking about my new project to publish a second volume of photographs and Gaelic poems.
I have an article over at On Landscape talking about my love of wild places and how they're inspiring my next book project exploring Gaelic tanka poems to complement my photography. It's a subscriber only article but On Landscape is well worth the subscription price. Why not pop over and read about Luinneagan and the wild mythical creature I'm looking for?
Friday February 16th 2018
New blog article on how I travel in the mountains with my camera.
In my latest blog article I write about experiencing the mountain environment as a mountaineer and photographer and try to decide which role I am in during the climb. To find out, read The Mindful Photographer.
Friday August 18th 2017
New Gabbro Photography feature in Extraordinary Vision Magazine.
I have a new feature in the wonderful Extraordinary Vision Magazine on my journey to my current photographic style, as well as photographs from my latest exhibition. You can read about the feature with details of how to get the magazine on the feature page.
Saturday August 5th 2017
The Little Book of Gaiku now available direct from the site.
I've decided to sell The Little Book of Gaiku direct from the website for a more personal service for customers, not to mention improved postage costs. I'll now be able to offer the book for £10 which includes postage. Now that I'm selling direct to customers I can offer a free dedication service. If you'd me to sign the book, either for yourself or for someone you're gifting the book to, you'll be able to let me know during the checkout process. This is a very exciting development for me, being able to bring the beauty of the Gaelic language and highland landscape to a wider audience, signed by the author. You can order the book direct from me here.
Thursday July 27th 2017
Launch of new Cuillin mountains gallery.
I'm excited to launch my new online gallery showcasing the Cuillin mountains on the Isle of Skye. These are my local mountains which I've been exploring extensively over the years with notebook, pencils and camera. I'm planning to publish a range of photographs showing how I see these wonderful mountains, the most rugged in Britain and all available for purchase from my fine art printers. You can see the first image to be published here.
Friday July 21st 2017
I've published an article on re-engaging with the art of photography in the digital age.
If you're wondering what digital photography means to you and how it helps or hinders your personal photographic vision, perhaps my thoughts on how I re-engaged with the art of photography after moving to digital can help you with your own journey. You can read the article here.
Sunday June 18th 2017
New photograph in the Black and White gallery.
I've been working on a new photograph of the cooling tower at Torabhaig distillery on the Isle of Skye, telling the story of the "Angels' Breath". You can read about the story behind the image on my blog and purchase a copy from its gallery page on the site. The image also marks the start of my new Black and White gallery which I'll be working on over the coming months. Exciting times indeed!
Wednesday February 22nd 2017
Scottish Landscape Photographer of the Year 2016 Commended.
I'm extremely pleased to have been commended in the Scottish Landscape Photographer of the Year 2016 competition for my Red Cuillin image. You can read the story behind the photograph on my blog. The commended photograph is also available to purchase from the gallery page. For other printing options please just get in touch.
Sunday November 27th 2016
The Little Book of Gaiku
I'm pleased to announce the publication of The Little Book of Gaiku. A collection of my photographs of the Isle of Skye and the Scottish Highlands accompanied by my Gaelic haiku poems, which I call gaiku. You can read about the book and how to purchase a print copy or ebook on the book's page.
Monday October 31st 2016
Rainbow prints now on sale in the gallery and a new entry in the features section.
Prints of my rainbow photographs are now on sale in the Rainbows gallery. Ordering a print is as easy as viewing the image you like and clicking on the 'buy print' button located in the bottom of the image. You will then be able to choose a print size and have it printed and posted direct to your home. Prices include VAT and postage. For more details on the ordering process please see my ordering page.
I've also added my Wild Moments article for the Autumn 2016 John Muir Trust journal where I talk about my latest project, a book of Gaelic haiku poems and their photographs. The Little Book of Gaiku will be coming soon so watch this space!
Saturday September 3rd 2016
Ascent exhibition prints now on sale in the gallery.
Prints of my recent exhibition photographs are now on sale in the Ascent gallery. Each print can be ordered in various sizes on exhbition quality paper with the option to add a frame. Ordering a print is as easy as viewing the image you like and clicking on the 'buy print' button located in the bottom right corner of the image. You will then be able to choose a print size and whether you'd like the print framed. Prices include VAT and postage. For more details on the ordering process please see my ordering page.
Friday June 17th 2016
The blog is back!
I've decided to restart the blog with lots of thoughts, ideas and photographic goodness. It was a bit of an adventure working on the new graphical styling but I much prefer the new look as it lets me showcase my images along with philosophical musings on the journey to producing each one. Why not pop over to the blog and subscribe as I'll be posting regular stories, photography tips and event updates.
Tuesday April 12th 2016
"Ascent" exhibition now open at the John Muir Trust Wild Space centre in Pitlochry.
My landscape exhibition, "Ascent", is now open at the Alan Reece gallery at the John Muir Trust's Wild Space visitor centre in Pitlochry. The images tell the story of sea level to summit in a mixture of colour and black and white and all are available to purchase. The exhibition runs until the end of June 2016. Please do pop in if you can and if you'd like me to exhibit at your location, please get in touch.
Monday April 4th 2016
My Bla Bheinn article and photographs published in TGO magazine
My article on Bla Bheinn has just been published in the April 2016 edition of TGO (The Great Outdoors). Titled "Queen of the Winged Isle", it contains some celtic mythology, routes and reminiscences as well as some of my photography. Please do pop into your local shop and grab a copy or download the digital edition. Details are on the TGO web site