Nick Hanson disqualified 2016 & 2015 SLPOTY awards.

26th March 2018 After careful and thorough consideration, it is with regret that the Competition places on record, that Nick Hanson has been disqualified for the 2016 Competition and stripped of the overall title. His 2015 Runner Up award is annulled. The Competition places on record that the overall winner of the 2016 “Scottish Landscape … Read more


In late 2018, two blog articles published by Marcus McAdam (t/a Skye Photo Academy) concerning Nick Hanson’s disqualification were shared widely across social media. The contents of the articles were false and as a result, the Competition and its founder raised a defamation action in the Sheriff court against Mr McAdam. The Competition places on … Read more

Craig Aitchison is the inaugural Landscape Photographer of the Year

©Craig Aitchison - Buachaille Etive Mor

THE SCOTTISH LANDSCAPE PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR 2014 Congratulations go to 39 year old Craig Aitchison from Kirkintilloch, who has become the first ever “Scottish Landscape Photographer of the Year”. Craig won the overall title for his portfolio of classic panoramas of the Scottish Highlands which were captured on a Hasselblad Xpan camera. Craig’s images … Read more