Recent B/W Shots

A selection of shots made over the last 3 months...
Last: June 22, 2020

Leaves after the rain

after a severe rain storm the images left are way too many to capture , here is one


Underground carpark providing this natural front lit shot Model: Amylee @amylee_gowan Photo: Gary McGillivray-Birnie @...


Hello everyone, I took this in the small harbor town of Oriental North Carolina. It always amazes me how some pictures...
Last: June 12, 2020

As part of a learning exercise, some cutlery in mono...

I am in the middle of taking some shots that I am going to submit to a learning site for review. I wanted to get some...
Last: June 11, 2020

Red in the Park

Red in the Park Photo: Gary McGillivray-Birnie @mcgillivraybirniephotography Model: @nurai.m01 Model Agency: @...

A church in Brno

Revisited negative back from '17; Fomapan 200 in Rodinal. The angle is most obvious one, but convergence works...
Last: May 24, 2020


Revisited negative from '17. The composition just waited on the table.

Shapes and textures on a roof

This building used to belong to a limestone mine. When I saw the lines on the roof running parallel to each other on...
Last: May 15, 2020

Mika and her coffee

I invited Mika over to shoot a lazy day shoot. We set up in front a a window streaming in natural light. She was still...
Last: May 12, 2020

Lucky Strike

Taking my new camera out for a spin. This is part of the American Tobacco Historic District in downtown Durham North...


Natural light with Profoto bare bulb as fill Model: Elena @ayerdis_ellie Photo: Gary McGillivray-Birnie @...


Photo: Gary McGillivray-Birnie @mcgillivraybirniephotography Model: @Valentina.lyuche Agency: @ks_models_atyrau...

A choice between colour and B&W

Any thoughts on how you use Monochrome over colour? When I shoot, I usually shoot RAW, with my camera set for...
Last: April 30, 2020

Smile ~

Worry less, smile more. Don’t regret, just learn and grow `
Last: April 25, 2020

Go-go dancer in motion

Shot during a fun studio photoshoot, the model just wanted to dance in her outrageous outfit.

The Kitchen Sink

Fluid-mount scan from a 1940s negative.

Fine Art Photography experiment

Doing some experiments in the quarantine time. Photos are of architecture in Leiden The Netherlands

Black and White, One Light

Model: Fei Lan Single light in a 60 inch octa Sony A7R IV Sigma 50mm 1.4 Art