Photography.

Session A9 Celtic Connections 2018 review and photographs by Pauline Keightley

Session A9

An entertaining night!  Session A9 are a multi-talented band led by fiddler Charlie Mckerron –  striking music with four top fiddlers. The band treated us to a variety of  slow airs, songs, reels and jigs, with feet dancing rhythms and bows swinging with powerhouse dynamism! There were also slow melancholy tunes. Included was a Ross […]

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Max Richter at Celtic Connections 2018 review and photography by Pauline Keightley

Max Richter

A night to remember! Max Richter, renowned composer of stage and screen, performed his eight album of classical and electronic sound ‘Three Worlds: Music from Woolf Works (2017)’ at Celtic Connections.  The music is from the score he composed for the ballet Woolf Works in collaboration with choreographer Wayne McGregor. The work follows a three-part […]

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Jim’s West End Photo Diary September 2017

It was a busy September with visits to The Hidden Land in Finnieston, Glasgow School Of Art and a wonder around Glasgow University.

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Wednesday, November 22, 2017 | Filed under: Jim's West End Photography Diary, Photography

Jim’s Photo Gallery March 2017: Glasgow University, Ayr beach, Lion and Unicorn Staircase, Park area

I’ve got a new camera (Canon 80D). 🙂 I’ve been experimenting with it and learning how it works. This months photo diary is a mixture of photos I took on my phone and photos I took on my new camera.

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Monday, April 17, 2017 | Filed under: Jim's West End Photography Diary, Pat's Home Page Blog, Photography

Jim’s Photo Diary February 2017: The Beresford graphic, Great Western Road, Ten Writers Telling Lies Book and CD

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Friday, February 17, 2017 | Filed under: Jim's West End Photography Diary, Photography

Mary Chapin Carpenter at Celtic Connections 2017 review and photographs by Pauline Keightley

Mary Chapin Carpenter

Mary Chapin Carpenter, Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, 30 January, 2017 This was a concert in three sets. First we treated to the beautiful voice of Julie Fowlis. She sang several Gaelic songs and the Beatles’ ‘Blackbird’ – her set was far too short!  Next was the accomplished, fun, folk band Altan from Donegal, who played […]

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Sunday, February 5, 2017 | Filed under: Celtic Connections 2017, Pauline Keightley, Photography

King Creosote, Old Fruitmarket, Celtic Connections 2017 review by Pauline Keightley

King Creoste

King Creosote, aka Kenny Anderson, from Fife and his nine piece band brightened up the Old Fruitmarket stage on Friday, 27 January, 2017.   The top quality band, who were made up with sparkly space age gear, included harp, cello, bass, keys, drums, violin, pipes and guitars – with Lomond Campbell (Ziggy) on vocals, Peter […]

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Gordon McCracken Photography: Stone Portraits, Glasgow Graveyards

Western Necropolis

Photographs taken in various cemeteries in Glasgow during the Summer of 2016, including Glasgow Necropolis, Western Necropolis and Eastwood Cemetery. ‘ I’m still learning how to take portraits andI can’t afford to hire models, but lo and behold there are many monuments and headstones that give me a chance to practice. I was thrilled with […]

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Bob Law: The Land of the Dripping Sun

Nightfall. The Swan Pond

November just past was one of the dullest months on record and so far December has been very wet and dark. In Glasgow we have not had the devastating floods experienced in Cumbria or other places but there has  still has been a deluge of steady rain day after day. Here are some of my […]

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Sunday, December 13, 2015 | Filed under: Bob Law: photographer, walker and writer, Photography

Photography: beginners introduction to technical jargon

A good photograph is one you like – even if you can’t explain why you like it. It doesn’t matter a jot whether it would win a photography competition – or whether it is technically perfect. Having said that – an understanding of the technical aspects of photography can help you in your quest to […]

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Tuesday, November 3, 2015 | Filed under: Photography

Photography for absolute beginners: how do I take a photograph that is correctly exposed?

‘Exposure’ was one of the most difficult things for me to understand when I started taking photographs; what it was and how to get it right. In this short article I’ll try to explain in over-simple terms my own understanding of this topic. What does it mean have a photograph correctly exposed? In essence; a […]

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Photography: a beginners tale

It’s the twenty first century and just about everyone takes photographs; on phones, on computers, on games consoles and of course on cameras. Photography is easy? Well yes – on lots of levels it is – but what if you want to take more artistic or technically accomplished photographs? How easy is that? Here are […]

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Guest photographers page

This page contains photographs sent to me by fellow photographers. By Ian Buckland – November, 2010 www.glasgowstreet.org/ Photographs by Jay Voy – October, 2008 Photographs by Paul Wright – July, 2008 You can find more of Paul’s images at: www.lomondimages.net Photographs by Carol Peacock – June 2008 Toy Orchestra – at the Kibble Palace Saturday […]

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Tuesday, August 5, 2014 | Filed under: Photography

Photo diary January 2014: Oran Mor, Edinburgh, Giraffes, Prestwick Airport, Gibson Street.

Some random photos that I’ve taken recently around the West End and further afield. These striking metal Giraffes are in Edinburgh near the St James Shopping Centre. Every time I wandered past them I’ve thought – I should take a photo of those – and this time I did. Above you can see Oran Mor […]

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Wednesday, February 12, 2014 | Filed under: Jim's West End Photography Diary, Photography

Jim’s Photography Diary December 2013: Kelvingrove Art Gallery, Great Western Road, Christmas Lights

Photos from my Glasgow West End Walks: artist Margaret MacDonald, the wife of Charles Rennie Mackintosh (he said she was the genius of the partnership), Brutalist architecture at Glasgow University, Great Western Road and Kelvinbridge looking very wintery, Kelvingrove Park on a misty morning, Byres Road in the rain, statues in the Kelvingrove Art Gallery […]

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Tuesday, December 31, 2013 | Filed under: Jim's West End Photography Diary, Photography

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