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Greetings and salutations

Hello one and all and welcome to the Dreghorn Photography blog. As many of you will know I teach photography classes, as well as engage with the creative community and experiment with film and other photographic mediums. The purpose of this blog will be to post what I have learned through study, experience and discussion …

Doors Open Day 2018 – Competition Winners

Another Doors Open Day festival has come to pass and once again we here at Dreghorn Photography were fortunate enough to be a part of it.  As part of our tours we hold a little contest for participants with some fantastic prizes. The contest rules are simple: images must be taken during Doors Open Day …

Weekly Photo Project 2018 Week 30 – Action/Motion

When thinking about motion we’re usually thinking about shutter speed, as our perception of motion in a photograph is most controlled by this setting.  The question is what do you want to do?  The answer to this depends on your subject matter and the message you wish to communicate with your image. • Freeze the …

Weekly Photo Project 2018 – Week 29: Focus

I’m often asked what makes a good photo.  For some the answer is technical competence, for others it’s an artistic flair.  My own belief is that a fusion of the two produces the best images, but every good image begins with focus.  By this I mean both: Technical Focus: ensuring the camera focuses correctly on …

Weekly Photo Project 2018 – Week 28: Reflections

Despite it being many years since this photo was taken it still remains one of my favourite images.  A combination of being in the right place in the right time and having the knowledge, equipment and lack of self preservation required to get this fairly unique picture. Landscape photography has always been a great hobby …

Studio Closure Announcment

As of July 2018 Dreghorn Photography will be working in partnership with the Production Attic video production company. Our two companies have worked closely over the years and this is the next step in what will be a mutually beneficial arrangement.  As part of this arrangement we will be moving to their city centre premises.  …

Weekly Photo Project

Community is at the heart of everything we do here at Dreghorn Photography Studio, and we’re always looking to get more people involved, and to grow our community to include any interested photographers of any level.  With this in mind we’ve started hosting our own Weekly Photo Project.  The idea is simple: every week we …

Photography Experiences

We are proud to unrevealed our new range of photography experiences.  Over the past couple of months we have been trialing these and have received universally positive feedback from our trial groups we are now happy to open the shop available for booking to the general public What are photography experiences These are short, light, …

Do what you love, and you’ll never work a day in your life

Anniversaries are one of those things that often pass me by.  Not those of other people, but my own. Personal milestones are something I’m usually too busy to stop and consider: one year I had to be reminded of my own birthday, though that could just be something to do with age. I was sent …

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