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This website contains examples of my photographic and digital imaging work. The pictures, which are uncategorized, include photos from the days of film to images captured digitally, 
from organized photo shoots to general photography. Imaging work examples include; digital artwork, retouching, restoration and colourising.

A still pictures video, 8.25 minutes running time, with background music, showing a selection of photographic and digital imaging work from the 1980s through to 2015 is available via these links. Please select the correct format for your device.


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Equipment Does Matter...

It can be argued that a photographer's experience, ability and creativity are more important than the camera equipment used. While that's possibly true, a high spec camera/lens combo when used correctly does make capturing a true representation of the scene in front of the lens that little bit more certain. That's why I use Nikon FX (full frame sensor) DSLR bodies in conjunction with fast Nikkor FX pro grade lenses, a combination that produces high resolution, virtually noise free, detailed
RAW image files with a wide dynamic range, ideal for creating large, high quality prints, canvases and wall posters. 


Workflow In Brief...

• For optimum quality, images are initially captured as 14 bit uncompressed raw files
• The raw files are transferred from the camera to a computer for post processing
• After processing the raw files are saved as lossless, uncompressed 16bit
TIFF files
• After any additional editing/retouching the files are then ready for printing


Digital Images to Photographic Prints...

To ensure best quality prints, during post processing image files are always inspected in great detail on a calibrated monitor/colour managed system at 100%. Viewing images at zoom ratios less than 100% can mask problems that may well have a detrimental

affect on print quality. To make certain that image files meet the standards required for 
quality large sized print creation, in addition to the aesthetic considerations of image capture, as much thought is also given to the technical aspects of picture taking. These steps, in combination with meticulous post processing, careful editing, detailed image inspection, and class leading photo printing software used within a calibrated printing workflow, ensure the creation of sharp, vibrant, quality prints, that when cared for correctly will last a lifetime.

The Impact of Large Prints...

Most people now view their pictures on mobile devices, which although convenient, doesn't have the same visual impact or aesthetic appeal as viewing large sized, quality prints especially when tastefully displayed. However, prints do require looking after, with careful handling, correct framing/mounting, and appropriate storage procedures crucial to preserving print life.
 

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A4 & 8"x10" Prints...


An eight cartridge Epson photo printer, together with heavyweight pro grade pearl or lustre 
archival quality photo paper, in conjunction with the best photo printing software currently available is used to individually print high quality, fade resistant A4 and 8"x10" sized prints, 
with each print inspected under daylight balanced lighting to ensure colour accuracy. 

Large Print Sizes, Wall Posters, Canvases and Panoramas...

Print and canvas sizes from A3 (16.5"x11.7") up to attention-grabbing 30"x45" plus panoramas are commercially printed on to 'Fuji Colour Crystal Archive Paper' using image files specifically prepared for this purpose. This procedure guarantees the creation of long lasting large prints that exhibit great colour depth, clarity and sharpness, The larger the print, the greater the visual impact, with the 30"x45" size resulting in stunning wall decor that will enhance any personal or corporate space.

The Smart Television Viewing Option...

For those who prefer viewing their pictures on screen as opposed to displaying prints, viewing them via a large screened smart television is an enjoyable alternative to the convenience, if somewhat limited experience of viewing them on mobile devices. For suggestions about how this can be done please click
here.

Business Card, Poster Design & CD/DVD Artwork...


In addition to my photographic work I also create bespoke artwork for advertising posters, business cards, and CD/DVD labels. All digital files are suitable for printing by your local commercial printer, or uploading for online printing. To view example business cards please 
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here. To discuss any of these please get-in-touch.

Cambuslang Old Parish Church Pictures 2017/2018. ©David Kelly 2018...

The Cambuslang Old Parish Church building (the Old Kirk) was sold by the church authorities during 2016. As a 'B' listed building no alterations could be made to its exterior. However, as the new owners will be converting its interior into a children's nursery/daycare centre and a golf instruction facility, they took the decision to have the inside of the church photographed before the building work started. This A4 sized picture book, the result of this project, in addition to its photographs, contains historical info about the Old Kirk. The book is available from Strathclyde University's Andersonian Library's lending department.

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