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About Me

I have photography running in my blood.

 

I am the third generation in my family working in the photographic arts. Having trained as a camera assistant under my Father, Colin, I went on to study Film & TV at Edinburgh College of Art where I was awarded a First Class Degree.

 

In 2003 I gained a place at The National Film & Television School. Whilst there, I was awarded the The Freddie Francis Scholarship and graduated with distinction in 2005 with an MA in Cinematography. In the same year I won the Broadcast Magazine's prestigious Award for 'Best Young Camera Person'.

 

Following that success, I have gone on to shoot a variety of productions from documentary and drama, to digital content and commercials.

 

In 2010 I won an IVCA Gold award for Cinematography for the film '1001 Inventions and the Library of Secrets', starring Sir Ben Kingsley. More recently I have worked on productions for the BBC, Amazon, and Netflix.

I am co-director of lighting company LITEWORX and own my own Arri Amira & Canon C500MKII camera kits. I am well versed in all current digital shooting formats as well 16 & 35mm film. I have a current iVisa and extensive experience shooting in the US and beyond.

Published Articles

Nigella Lawson

Canon Pro Stories article exploring techniques and equipment used in my work shooting with Nigella.

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In conversation with The British Cinematographer Magazine regarding my work on the Netflix drama "The Lost Pirate Kingdom".

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Awards

Best

Young 

Camera

Person

Best

Photography

IVCA

Winner

Electric

Shorts

Scottish Screen 

Award for Outstanding Cinematography - 2003

Presented by Panavision Manchester and Lee Lighting Scotland for Short Film - 'Lazarus'.

Broadcast

Best Young Camera Person - 2005

 

IVCA

Gold Award for Cinematography 2010

Presented for work on '1001 Inventions and the Library of Secrets', starring Sir Ben Kingsley.

Electric Shorts - Winner Best Film

Short Film 'Bistro' starring Peter Capaldi & Alex Macqueen.

Written & Directed by Sean Gray.