Damian Shields


Damian currently resides in North Lanarkshire with his wife Allyson and two boys David and Ryan. When not out shooting the landscape he is deputy picture editor for The Herald&Times group in Glasgow and regularly undertakes commissioned shoots for a variety of clients, including portfolios for Visit Scotland.  Damian is also a regular contributor to several photographic/outdoor magazines and his work has been widely published.


Kim Grant

Kim picked up her first camera at the age of 16 and has never looked back. Her main interest lies in Seascape photography but she finds wonder in photographing all aspects of nature. Very passionate about the Scottish landscape, she documents her photographic travels around the country on Youtube, hosts workshops in Moray and Aberdeenshire and runs an online photography mentorship programme. 

Website: www.kimgrantphotography.co.uk
YouTube: www.youtube.com/kimgrantphotography
Instagram: www.instagram.com/kimgrantphotography

Gillian Hunt

‘Gillian Hunt is a Photographic Artist specialising in Macro Photography of flowers and Grasses and also Bumblebees. Gillian has had a passion for nature since childhood and now with her photography she can share her passion through her art. Gillian produces cards, mounted and framed prints of her work. All printing and framing are all done ‘in-house. To capture the essence of sun glistening on raindrops and frost Gillian is also experimenting with Diamond Dust and is now offering framed prints of this exciting new process. Gillian Works with her husband – Dave Hunt – in their WildGrass Studio in Glen Lyon.’


Kristy Ashton

Kristy is a professional photographer based in Perthshire. Brought up in rural Western Australia with a love of nature and a romantic vision of the world, she is the great-great granddaughter of the pioneering Scottish photographer, George Washington Wilson.  Kristy established her photography business, The Auld Romantics in 2017.  As well as being commissioned by international clients requesting Highland imagery, Kristy and her partner Richard regularly work with other artists to produce collaborative work in their romantic style.

Her work is available online www.theauldromantics.com

Jeanie Lazenby

Jeanie describes herself as an enthusiastic amateur photographer living near Blackpool in Lancashire. An award winner in the competition and judge for the second time, her evocative and distinctive photography can be seen at her websiite and social media page,


Charlie McAlpine

Charlie comes in as an honorary judge on behalf of our sponsors Bonnie & Wild