PhMuseum Photographer of the Day

Posted by on Jun 5, 2017

It was a lovely surprise to wake up, drink some coffee and find out I was photographer of the day over at the Photographic Museum of Humanity – PHMuseum. You can see my profile on their website and please take some time to explore all the great stories they feature.

Review on Photomonitor

Posted by on Jun 4, 2017

Thank you to Photomonitor the review of In This Place as part of the group show ‘Ambit: Photographies from Scotland’ at Street Level Photoworks. ‘A stand out work is Margaret Mitchell’s In This Place, an intimate family documentary that also relates to huge social and political questions…. Stunning environmental portraits balance vulnerability and strength, and […]

LensCulture Portrait Awards

Posted by on May 15, 2017

I was thrilled to find out I was a finalist in the LensCulture Portrait Awards 2017. The work I put in for it was from my series In This Place. Congratulations to all the winners and finalists!  

Firecracker Featured Photographer

Posted by on Apr 1, 2017

I am delighted to have been chosen by Firecracker to be April’s featured photographer. Founded by Fiona Rogers, Firecracker is a fantastic platform supporting women photographers in their practice. I am both honoured and delighted to have work featured from both Family and In this Place.

Ambit: Photographies from Scotland

Posted by on Mar 22, 2017

Work from In This Place will be in the show Ambit: Photographies from Scotland from the 22nd April 2017 – 18th June 2017 at Street Level Photoworks in Glasgow. Ambit is a new partnership between Street Level Photoworks and Stills, Scotland’s public venues dedicated to photography. The exhibition will be presented across both venues as a joint venture embracing […]

Interview on Document Scotland

Posted by on Feb 28, 2017

Stephen McLaren interviewed me for the Document Scotland blog recently, talking about my current work In This Place and the project Family that preceded it by over 20 years. You can check it out over on their website.

The Story Portrait

Posted by on Jan 19, 2017

I love (most) web stuff, I love photography, I really love portraiture. I also like to know why photographers choose the people to photograph that they do; what the story is behind the work; the ideas we do not see sometimes when the work is shared, printed and exhibited. So I started up an online journal […]

Work In Progress on Instagram

Posted by on Jan 17, 2017

I very recently came back from doing more work on In This Place project and am scanning negatives at home to choose an edit before doing the final high res versions. You can see a few of the ‘prescans’ of these new images over on my Instagram account.

Talk at Edinburgh Napier University

Posted by on Jan 16, 2017

I will be giving a talk at Edinburgh Napier University on Tuesday the 24th January 2017 at 5:30pm at Merchiston Campus. I graduated myself from Napier in 1994 and am thrilled to be going back as part of their Creative Lecture Series.

It’s Nice That: Best of the Web

Posted by on Dec 7, 2016

It was lovely (and a nice surprise) to see The Guisers feature on It’s Nice That’s Best of the Web on the 2nd December. A special mention to ‘Victorian Gentleman’ which you can see below. I am looking forward to extending the project to nearly 40 images. Updates will be posted as the text from participants is completed.