Journal

Olympics Parade, Glasgow, September 2012

These photographs were taken during the recent Olympics and Para-Olympics homecoming celebration in Glasgow. The theme of the event was celebrating, “Scotland’s Greatest Team”, which seemed a substantially different message to the “Support Team GB” message that had predominated during the Games. I was interested to find out how onlookers and supporters of the athletes […]

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Last chance to see

Photographing conflict and post-conflict arenas is one of the most interesting sub-genres of documentary photography. There are many different approaches which make for outstanding viewing. From the monumental landscapes of Donovan Wylie and Simon Norfolk, depicting the theatre sets of war to the late Tim Hetherington’s claustrophobic and intimate moments with the dramatis personae, there […]

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On show, Bursa Photo Festival.

Document Scotland are pleased to announce that they’ll be represented at this year’s Bursa Photo Festival, in Bursa, Turkey, from September 15th-21st. Jeremy Sutton-Hibbert will be present at the festival, the 2nd year of the Bursa festival, and will be exhibiting a selection of portraits shot during his long term project with the Roma of […]

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Life In The 3rd.

In all my years working as an editorial photographer in Scotland I always tried to stay away from shooting the obligatory football matches. It isn’t that I didn’t like football, or didn’t follow the results, just that I had no desire to sit and photograph football games on Saturday afternoons or on wet Wednesday nights. […]

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Glasgow’s Clydeside.

A quick short post from here in grey Scotland this morning. Monday morning and there’s plenty to be done, as ever. Back in 1993 as a young freelance photographer I shot this Glasgow image, of the shipbuilding on the River Clyde, the Paddle Steamer Waverley and a view of the city. I’ve always been happy […]

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Listen to China’s Voice

In June of this year the Document Scotland photographers were invited by the Beijing Municipality Government to be part of their ‘World Photographers Focusing on Beijing’ project. Each year since 1999 this project has  taken place with 10 photographers from across the globe being invited to participate, to visit Beijing, to photograph and capturing their own […]

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Welcome to Document Scotland

Welcome to Document Scotland. We’re three photographers, with more than 50 years experience of photographing projects, assignments and commissions in Scotland and worldwide. We’re passionate about photography, photographers, Scotland, and documenting the times and places we live in. We aim to encourage and promote documentary photography in Scotland and by Scottish photographers by creating a […]

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