2016 A Review Of My Year

2016 A Review Of My Year

May turned out to be a great month, because as well as the cycling events, I had a huge success in the BIPP Scottish Regional Awards. It was definitely worth a trip to Glasgow

2015 Comes To An End – Photographic and Personal Highlights

2015 Comes To An End – Photographic and Personal Highlights

Well, that’s another year completed. It has been quite a year, on a photographic and personal level, there were some pretty epic times. Numerous weddings throughout Scotland and many commercial shoots, a photographic trip to Gambia,two live wedding proposals, tonnes of charity work, 4500 miles on a bicycle, and much more. I hope to go through some of the best bits here, so here goes!

Gold Award Winner

Gold Award Winner

I was delighted to win another Gold award and two other images received Highly Commended in the latest Societies Competition. I haven’t entered much lately, so I was pleased to get a Gold.

Zenfolio Pro Team

Zenfolio Pro Team

It is a great honour to announce that I have been chosen as one of the very small team of photographers who make up Zenfolio’s ‘Pro Team’ of ambassadors for the company worldwide. They are based in San Francisco, USA and offer websites, hosting, online image sales, and much more for photographers all over the world. I joined Zenfolio at the start of the year and was delighted to be asked if I would be part of this team and help promote the company. My website www.captiv8.uk.com was designed by…

Portrait/Fashion Photography Training Workshop In Inverness 28th July

Portrait/Fashion Photography Training Workshop In Inverness 28th July

We are running a portrait and fashion training workshop in Inverness on the 28th of July. Using natural light, reflectors, off camera flash and much more on location. You will be shooting one to one with one of our models under tuition, and come away with a new range of skills. See below for more details.

Beginners Portrait Photography Course – Inverness

Beginners Portrait Photography Course – Inverness

We are delighted to announce some new workshops, in conjunction with ITP Training. The first one is an entry level portrait course, aimed at people fairly new to photography, with a keen desire to take thing to the next level. We will cover a condensed version of our ever popular beginners course and add in a more ‘hands on’ element where you will get opportunities to use our model in a variety of different locations using different light sources. This course is kindly sponsored by JP Distribution, who are providing…

New Captiv8 Website is now live

New Captiv8 Website is now live

We have changed the way the business operates and now have all the wedding work, which is a very personal service, under the John Baikie Photography banner. This will continue to offer a top quality service and will be much more efficient going forward. Some problems with album suppliers and designs have been solved and things are coming together nicely. All non wedding work will be taken over by a new, exciting business, Captiv8 Scotland Ltd. This company will offer a range of services, all explained in detail on the…