I’ve made my way to the World Wide Web.

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Hello and welcome to the first blog on the new website. I’m very excited, as this is the first website I have ever done. My fascination with photography started when I was a teenager but quickly took a back seat. Twenty or so years later, that same interest re emerged in the form of a basic digital camera. Before I knew it I was well and truly hooked and was printing my own photos on an old Epson printer. Photography is now something I do nearly every day and I owe it all to the Isle of Coll. Things have been progressing ever since.
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I started hanging my framed prints in the back porch joined to my house. This was the first ‘Clabbach Photo Gallery’. I opened it to the public and it was well received by locals and tourists alike. After a while I felt the need to have a bigger gallery space….the answer was the shed/garage. Many months were spent on this project which included new doors and a new roof. The place had a complete makeover and was opened for the first time last year.
Parallel to this I was upgrading my gear and trying to learn as much as I could about taking a good shot. Landscape photography became a constant. Facebook was another step in moving forward with my vision. I was completely taken away with how many people showed an interest in my work.
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So now I am here. Where is here?
What I want to do with this site is share my work with you…what I see through the eye of a lens. As well as this, I’d like to promote the beautiful place where I live. Hopefully over time I will get a good feel for writing and share with you some of what happens living on an island on the Atlantic Ocean.
Best wishes,
Allan.

8 Responses

  1. Alastair Lacaille

    Good luck with the Gallery,long may it be photogenic.

    • Long may it be photogenic indeed. Thanks Alistair…much appreciated.
      Regards,
      Allan

  2. Good luck with it

  3. Cheers Stuart…much appreciated.

  4. Put the kettle on Allan, I need to get over Coll and have a good look around that new gallery of yours.

    • The kettle has been on now for weeks! Where are you?

      • Well I called round at Christmas and right enough the kettle was steaming away, the windows were all coated in condensation but you’d beetled off to Glesga. You might need a new kettle and an overdraft for your electricity bill. It’s time for a brew on Tiree.

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