Going Fishing
Edinburgh Fringe Performer
Fishing Huts, Talmond sur Gironde
Festival Fireworks
Broken Shoes
Scotch Broth - copy
Goosander and Chicks
Goosander and Chicks
Skaw Foundations and Shed
Bridge, Salford
Smoke Break
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This website features the photographs and thoughts of a number of photographers all of whom I am happy to call friend. They take photographs I like and admire.

Fotobuddies sets out to generate some photographic energy, both within the group of photographers represented on this site, but also for those who visit the site.

I see the site as a place for photographic conversations. It is not simply a showcase to exhibit a few photos.

Norman Dodds

The Photographers

Recent Posts

Date created – 12/02/2020 Location – 5 Data/ e Analysis IV post Shetland 2019 Self-expression under Lock-down My preferred locations under normal circumstances are remote, sparsely populated where I can be alone, calm, and able to experience the moment rather than just record it. In such situations the aspect of the scene which triggers my making an image are,…

I found a derelict cottage on the island of Scalpay and, like many other photographers who travel to the Outer Hebrides, I was drawn to make images of it – but why? Of course, there are multiple reasons, from pure documentation of the scene through to voyeuristic attempts to spy into someone else’s former life. Personally, I am not…

I visited Skaw, Unst on 3 separate days in 2018. This paper looks at the different compositions taken across the 3 days looking at why I have classified them as Successful or Unsuccessful. It is a technique for trying to try and understand why I become motivated to press the shutter. Starting with my definition of what makes a…