Deep inside Bourtreehill park there is a small clearing. In it sits what remains of Bourtreehill House, a mansion which has a history that stretches back to…
Medical Photographer, Irvine, Scotland
Dave studied Medical Illustration at Glasgow College of Building and Printing and Glasgow Caledonian University, having fallen in love with photography through the works of Steve Gullick. He has won numerous awards as a practicing medical photographer well as exhibiting as part of the Institute of Medical Illustrators Awards and in the Royal Photographic Society’s 100 Best Images of Science exhibition.
I am interested in how Ayrshire is coping with post-industrialism and how it plans to progress in an uncertain future. This is the basis for my Documenting Britain project, O’erspill, a collection of photographs from the estate I have lived in most of my life, Bourtreehill/Broomlands. In this series I have used film, phone, pinhole and digital photography to build a unique portrait of this area and the people who live here.