Jim Reid's Photography Site

About

Hi! and welcome to my photography site.

I am a landscape, nature and events photographer living in Scotland.

I love to make photographic  images which capture the essence of a scene. I am always looking for a different perspective, to add a unique quality to my shots, but believe that it is a combination of the quality of light and composition that is the key to creating high impact, emotion evoking images.

In the past, I used a Canon 5DMKII, but recently traded up for a Sony Alpha7 MkIII mirrorless full frame Camera.

Main lenses are a Sony FE 24-70mm f2.8 Gmaster MkII; and a Canon 70-200mm f2.8 IS L with a Metabones Canon/Sony E mount adapter.  These lenses provide both the range and quality I require for most of my photographic needs and will hire additional lenses for any “special” assignment.

Although there is nothing quite like rising at 5.30am, on a wet autumn morning and driving into Glencoe for a 7am sunrise photoshoot, when you are rewarded with a break in cloud cover and the soft morning light illuminates the magnificent majesty of the Scottish landscape, which I really enjoyed, I now spend more time creating images, of some more local scenes of natural beauty.

I hope you get as much pleasure from viewing my images as I did making them. Please let me know.

41 responses

  1. Andrew White

    Glad to see you are enjoying the well deserved time to do what you love Jim!

    August 19, 2017 at 6:21 pm

    • Cheers Andy. Thanks for your comment. Hope life is treating you well.

      August 20, 2017 at 11:12 pm

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