A little while back as part of a Document Scotland and University of St Andrews collaborative project, Jeremy Sutton-Hibbert was was invited to spend time photographing at the University. From the staff who keep the buildings, gardens and formal events functioning, through to the students who make up the choirs and committee, these images are […]
Photographs from Longannet Colliery in Fife, Scotland’s last commercial coal mine, taken a few months before the flooding of the pit and its inevitable closure. These images, by Glasgow-based photographer Jeremy Sutton-Hibbert, were shot in 2001 during a newspaper magazine assignment, and subsequently years later published as a book by Café Royal Books, (Limited copies […]
This month sees the first new whisky distillery for a century officially opening in Fife. Document Scotland photographer Colin McPherson was commissioned by the company responsible for the project, MacDuff International, a Swedish-own film with head offices in Glasgow, to document the construction of the InchDairnie facility from a brown-field building site to completed distillery. […]
Gregor Schmatz has recently finished a BA Photography at Edinburgh Napier University. Document Scotland caught up with him and had a chat about his ongoing degree show project about Methil in Fife, Scotland. DS: Tell us a little about yourself Gregor, and why you decided to make this particular project. GS: I was born in […]
Document Scotland were delighted to be interviewed by The Dundee Courier about the exhibition ‘Seeing Ourselves’. Stephen spoke with Jennifer McLaren and explained a little about what brought us together, our aims and our passions and how we curated the exhibition.
It had been a long day. I had started early, going straight to Home-Start Levenmouth offices and interviewing all who worked there. It was just before Christmas and everyone was running around trying to organise the bags of presents which had been donated. Never ending lists filled with children’s names were being checked off and […]
Renowned London-based editorial and reportage photographer David Levenson has had a small zine published via Cafe Royal Books, showcasing his photographs of the Burry Man tradition in South Queensferry, Scotland. We thought it a great little set of images, and nice to see archive work finding new uses. We asked David via email if he’d be […]