My overarching interest lies in people and their stories, with childhood, youth, place and belonging often explored in the people and places photographed. 

Working on personal and commissioned projects that range from exploring communities and children’s worlds through to long-term documentation projects.


2019 Festival Circulation(s), Paris ‘Family’ and 'In This Place'

2019 FORMAT International Photography Festival, Derby 'In This Place'

2018-19 - Portcullis House, London and Open Eye Gallery, Liverpool ‘209 Women’

2018-19 Slideluck Editorial global tour, DOCfield Barcelona and Fotofestival Solar Brazil (projections multimedia)

2018      Somerset House, London: Sony World Photography Awards Exhibition

2018      Flow Fotofest, Inverness Selection images from 'In This Place'

2018      An Lanntair, Stornoway 10 From The North

2018      The Printspace, London Awards exhibition IPE160

2018      The Royal Photographic Society IPE 160 Exhibition Touring Exhibition See venue details.

2017/8    Scottish National Portrait Gallery: When We Were Young: Photographs of Childhood from the National Galleries of Scotland

2017        Street Level Photoworks off-site exhibition at the Lillie Art Gallery: ‘In This Place’

2017        The Royal Photographic Society IPE 160 Exhibition PHOTOBLOCK at The Old Truman Brewery

2017        Getty Images Gallery London Renaissance Photography Prize

2017        Whitebox Gallery, Kuala Lumpur Kuala Lumpur International Portrait Photoawards

2017         St Andrews Photography Festival (The Scores), Selection images from 'In This Place'

2017         Street Level Photoworks, Glasgow Ambit: Photographies from Scotland

2017         Glasgow Women's Library When the Light Shifts

2016         Krakow Photomonth Der Greif »A Process 2.0«

2016         CCA Glasgow, Beyond Epilepsy

2016         The Reminders Photography Stronghold, Tokyo, Portrait Salon

2015-16    Maryhill Burgh Halls, Glasgow Aspects of Childhood

2015          Embassy Tea Rooms, London, Portrait Salon

2015          Develop North, Aberdeen Documenting Britain Screenings

2015          Millennium Gallery, Sheffield Taylor Wessing exhibition (2014) tour

2015          Gallery 103, Street Level Photoworks, Glasgow Documenting Britain

2014-15    National Portrait Gallery, London Taylor Wessing 2014 Photographic Portrait Prize Exhibiiton

2014          2014 Frames: Projecting International Photography (screenings), Curator and Exhibitor.

2013          Lucy Bell Gallery, Hastings, RESPONSE exhibition Miniclicks/Brighton Photo Fringe.

2013          Phoenix Gallery, Brighton. Works selected during live curation RESPONSE event. Part of Miniclicks at Brighton Photo Fringe.

2012          Napier University, Edinburgh Alumni Retrospective.

awards & selections

2019 Spectrum Award at FORMAT Portfolio Reviews

2018 Slideluck Editorial Leica Award with Leica Fotografie International

2018      Sony World Photography Awards: 2nd place Professional Category, Contemporary Issues

2017       Royal Photographic Society IPE 160: Gold Award Winner

2017       Renaissance Photography Prize: Finalist Series

2017       Kuala Lumpur International Photoawards: Winner 2nd place (Single Image Themed)

2017       LensCulture Portrait Awards: Finalist Series

2017       Magnum and Printspace Print SwapShop and Exhibition

2016       Selected by Der Greif for »A Process 2.0« at Krakow Photomonth

2014       Selected Taylor Wessing 2014 Photographic Portrait Prize Exhibiton

2014       Selected by Daniel Cooney Fine Art, New York for Emerging Artists Auction

2013       Selected for exhibition at Lucy Bell Gallery. Part of Miniclicks at Brighton Photo Fringe.

2013       Selected at live curation RESPONSE event. Part of Miniclicks at Brighton Photo Fringe.


Telegraph Magazine

CNN / Roads & Kingdoms


209 Women

Invisible Britain


National Galleries of Scotland

Edinburgh City Council

West Lothian Council


2018        The Best of LensCulture, Vol 2

2018         Exhibition Catalogue, Sony World Photography Awards

2018        'Photographing Family' - writing for the National Galleries of Scotland blog.

2017        'In This Place' newsprint (self-published) to accompany exhibition

2017         Exhibition Catalogue, The Royal Photographic Society IPE 160

2017         Exhibition Catalogue, Renaissance Photography Prize

2017         Exhibition Catalogue, Kuala Lumpur International Photoawards

2015         Exhibition Catalogue, Documenting Britain

2014         Exhibition Catalogue, Taylor Wessing 2014 Photographic Portrait Prize Exhibiton ISBN-10: 1855144875

2012         Photography at Edinburgh Napier University: A Retrospective. ISBN 978-0-902703-89-6.

teaching / facilitator/workshops

Full cv available on request



2018      Interview on Then There Was Us

2018 Interview with Newspaper Club

2018      Interview on Document Scotland about The Guisers.

2018      Interview and feature by Alasdair Foster in Photoworld China (print)

2018      Interview Fotopolis      

2018      Feature article in Luel (print)

2018      Interview Art Bahrain (print)

2018      Interview British Journal of Photography

2018      Article on This Is Paper

2017       Article on It's Nice That about Family & In This Place

2017       Interview on FotoRoom

2017       Article on il Post about In This Place

2017       Featured Photographer PhMuseum

2017       Article on LensCulture about In This Place

2017       Featured photographer for April on Firecracker

2017       Feature on Shutter Hub

2017       Interview on Document Scotland

2014       LensCulture, Editors Pick

talks, tv & radio

2019 Document Scotland: Invited talk at salon event, Stills Gallery, Edinburgh

2019 City of Glasgow College: Invited talk at ‘Stories Photo Fest’

2018      The Photography Show: Panel discussion with World Photography Organisation & Sony World Photography Awards

2017       Lillie Art Gallery: Artist Talk 'In This Place'.

2017       Street Level Photoworks, Glasgow: Artist Talk 'In This Place'.

2017       Edinburgh Napier University invited talk, Creative Lecture Series.

2016       Talk See Photography, CCA, Glasgow

Previously: various interviews and features including interview on “From the Edge”, BBC television, HTV Arts on exhibition at The Watershed, Bristol. Various radio interviews related to exhibitions, workshops, and residencies for BBC Radio 4 and BBC local radio