Scottish Landscape Photographer of the Year Competition. Melvin Nicholson Neist Point

Scottish Landscape Photographer of the Year 2016-17 – ‘Commended’

I am delighted to be able to announce that my Neist Point image has received a ‘Commended’ award in this year’s prestigious Scottish Landscape Photographer of the Year competition. The printed book arrive a couple of days ago and I am so impressed, not only at the quality of the photography that successfully made the book but also the quality of the printing and presentation. … Read more

Vestrahorn, Iceland

My Top Ten Images of 2016

WELCOME to my Top Ten Images of 2016 WOW, what a year 2016 has been. I have never been busier running workshops, 1-2-1 tuition days, shooting for myself as well as developing my photographic skills further with my newly purchased Canon 5Ds. I also got to shoot with some really talented photographers this year who have since become friends as well as discovering new and exciting … Read more

Stunning Sunrise Over Bamburgh Castle, Northumberland

Big Skies and Open Landscapes in Northumberland

I have been photographing the coastline of Northumberland for a number of years now and it never, ever fails to impress and excite me. Having been born and raised in one of the UK’s most famous seaside towns, Blackpool, I am no stranger to the joys of coastal photography but Northumberland has some of the finest, most exhilarating and inspiring seascape scenery anywhere in the … Read more

Buttermere, Lake District

Right Place. Right Time

“Oh wow, how lucky were you?” is often a question that I am asked when I find myself in the incredibly fortunate position of capturing a photograph of a stunning scene. “Lucky?” I ask. Well there is definitely an element of luck that plays a part in photographing some truly outstanding views but there’s often a tremendous amount of effort involved in being able to … Read more

Aurora Borealis, Emergency Mountain Hut, Snæfellsnes Peninsula, Iceland

A Week in Iceland – A Photographer’s Paradise

It was back in September 2015 when I made the impulsive decision to visit Iceland. On arriving at Reykjavik airport with my fellow travelling companions, the sight of snow all around pleased me immensely. I ventured outside while we were waiting for our tour guide to collect the Land Rover Discovery and I just stood there and enjoyed breathing in the cold, fresh air. Several … Read more