After gaining two Fellowships, an Associateship and a special BIPP Peter Grugeon Award in the space of ten days last year, the 47 yr old photographer is now just one step away from more top UK honours.
Ayrshire and Tuscany-based fine art, fashion and weddings specialist Scott-Brown has been told that all six images he entered into this year’s Master Photographer of the Year Awards have picked up awards of merit on their way to the finals next month.
He said: “I am just thrilled. The six photographs are entered in two categories: UK fashion and Beauty and UK Contemporary Portraiture) and ensure I at least have a crack at winning the overall Master Photographer of the Year 2011 title.”
Colin Buck, MPA chief executive said: “Hamish is up there with the very best photographers in the world. We have had well over 2,500 images submitted to the Awards this year, so to be awarded six Merits on the way to the finals is an outstanding achievement.”
Scott-Brown’s earlier success with his Manicomio mental asylum project came after two years’ work and extensive travel across Europe, studying ‘isolation, loneliness and the memory of man’s inhumanity to man’.
He said: “I worked very closely with top lab Loxley Colour on that project. My pictures were very highly detailed with many composite layers used to create final imagery. Loxley were brilliant then and they have done it again with these latest six merit-winning photographs. I couldn’t have done it without their expertise.”
Chris Kay, marketing manager at Loxley Colour added: “Hamish proves time and again what a fine photographer he is. He has a remarkable ‘can do’ attitude and he sees things through. We are delighted that he has picked up merits for every image we helped produce and we wish him well at the finals next month.”
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