Author Archives: Scot Gillespie

About Scot Gillespie

Scot Gillespie is a Scottish photographer based in Scotland predominately working in landscape and nature photography.

Being Exhibited in Athens

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I have one of my pictures being exhibited at the Blank Wall Gallery in Athens in their International Photographers Fine Art Group Exhibition between the 2nd and 15th February 2018. It was taken at the same time as the panorama which I use in the Blog and the landing page of the website. It was one of those perfect unplanned moments,… Read more »

What’s 500px worth?

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Well to me its a place where I post up miscellaneous shots and proof of concept shots to gain some insight into their worth. I never really post up anything I consider finished work. Why this, well I genuinely need some neutral other person insight into their actual worth. Okay, I know what technically makes a good photo, and I… Read more »

Landscape Photography Magazine October 2017

Well Getting published is always great thing, whither its just on your craft as a writer or on your skill as a photographer. This time its is a blend of both. In Landscape Photography Magazine’s October 2017 edition I have a piece titled “Who Needs Sharpness?” and looks at my project using a Petzval Projection lens to capture images of the… Read more »

Ah Iceland

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Well lets just say Iceland is on occasion jaw-dropping, but expensive. It is on the level of expensive that when on the return budget airline and you see the in-flight catering then you think “good grief that’s cheep”… But is it worth it, well yes. Essentially because it is so different to anything else I have seen. But, if it… Read more »

A bodgers guide to using projection lenses

There are a few ways to make effective use of projection lenses on DSLRs and system compacts, the simple and the complex. I’m somewhere in-between. My favourite interchangeable method is to make use of a relatively cheap Chinese M42x1mm to M52x0.75mm focussing helicoid, with the M42 end going into a AF confirming adapter for the camera. At the M52 end… Read more »

Another lens, another day, Same Morar

As I may have said Morar bay is one of my favorite places. and it has the ability to express different moods and textures that is quite serine. Like the entry below this shot was taken at high tide, though at this point and the vast expanse of the silver sands were covered by about two foot of water; so the wavelets… Read more »