First of the year

The first photoshoot of the year took me to enigmatic sands of the eastern desert of Egypt, and the marvelous Madinat Makadi Golf Resort. I spent three days at the resort in January photographing the

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Flagging it up

Sometimes, it’s the little things that make all the difference. The kind of things that normally go unnoticed but can add that special ingredient that catches the eye. Add those tiny elements together and the

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Green light

After photographing golf courses for over 15 years, I’ve picked up a few pearls of wisdom along the way, so I thought I’d share them with you. During my career, I’ve been fortunate to work

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About time

After photographing golf courses for over 15 years, I’ve picked up a few handy tips along the way. And as it’s good to share, I thought I’d spread the love and give you the inside

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The Ryder Cup at Marco Simone

Here’s an excerpt from my article for Links Magazine. I expected to be disappointed by Marco Simone, but I wasn’t. Yes, there were echoes of the PGA course at Gleneagles, Celtic Manor and Le Golf

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The power of three

Par threes are enticing and dangerous. They offer up the chance of glory and humiliation all at once, and they do it with deceptive ease. After all, at the back of your mind somewhere in

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New images posted – Monifieth

During the latter stages of the summer, I had a number of photoshoots to complete to meet a fairly tight deadline. One of those centred on the glorious links at Monifieth. I had visited before

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Open Secret

It’s been a wonderful summer of golf in Scotland with the world’s best battling it out over our mesmerizing links. Both the men and women have provided extraordinary drama and a rich bounty of memories

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Exhibition of Works

I am very pleased to announce that an exhibition of my photographic works will be on display at the Sun Gallery in Newburgh, Fife from July 5-23. The show will include golf images (including special

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Limited edition St Andrews prints

The Open in St Andrews is always special. But for so many reasons, this year will be extra special particularly as the championship celebrates its 150th anniversary. Like all good celebrations, it is only proper

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2020 Top 10 Instagram countdown

To mark what has truly been a momentous year, during November we will be counting down the Top 10 most popular images on our golf photography Instagram account (marklaich), along with some honorary mentions. We

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Make a date – capitalise on calendars

It’s been quite a year. Lockdowns, social distancing and facemasks have tested us all, but the bounce back is a surely an opportunity to put things right. With many golf clubs experiencing phenomenal demand both

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Print and be damned

I am often asked about printing, a surprisingly vast subject that can have profound ramifications on a photographer’s output. While researching for the article below, it be came apparent to me that printing is an

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Touch of glass

If there is one thing I am asked about most; it’s lenses. In particular, which lenses do I use and how do I use them. The simple answer is I use the lens that best

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New Year sale!

Get 25% MORE in our New Year sale! To celebrate the start of 2020 – a year of vision if ever there was one – Mark Alexander Photography is offering 25% more as part of

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WHEN TO PHOTOGRAPH A GOLF COURSE

Timing is everything. But is there a perfect time to photograph a golf course? Here are some points to consider. The timing of a golf course shoot will depend on the type of course and

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Photography gifts for Christmas

If you’re struggling to find the perfect present for a loved one, colleague or associate, then look no further. A photography gift can be unique and personal. More importantly, it can be hassle-free and memorable.

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Northern lights

In 2012, I wrote an article about the rise of golf in Northern Ireland. It seems fitting to dust it off and have a look…   The meteoritic rise of Northern Ireland’s golfing stars has

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Why print?

The idea of printing photographs may be lost on some, but for me it is the natural conclusion of the creative process. The following excerpt from an article I wrote for Professional Photography magazine gives

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