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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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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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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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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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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New golf photoshoot options launched

Subscription plan While most of the clients who commission me to photograph their golf courses, clubhouses and facilities do so through conventional agreements, some clubs, resorts and tourism organizations might benefit from a more flexible

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Christmas… done!

Struggling to find the perfect present? Looking for something unique or personal? Desperate for hassle-free shopping? Perhaps we can help. Here are a few ideas that might elevate the stresses and strains of the holiday

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Press release: Name of the game

Golf photographer honoured by naming tribute 30th October 2018 – While Scotland reflects on an extraordinary year of golf, one of the sport’s leading photographers has rounded off the season by receiving an unexpected honour.

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Senior moment

For me, this year’s Seniors Open was over in a flash. I remember picking up my accreditation on Monday and noting the healthy interest being shown in the players’ practice rounds. And how could I

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Carnoustie special edition print – an Open to remember

The 147th Open at Carnoustie will be remembered for many things. Jordan Spieth driving the first green, Tiger Woods leading (momentarily) and, of course, Francesco Molinari’s impeccable, bogie-free performance that elevated the Italian to another

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Bespoke golf prints

It’s great to work with clients who have a clear vision. In this case, I was contacted by a couple in Canada looking for prints of Scottish courses. Safe in the knowledge I have around

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Inside the ropes at Dundonald

An insider’s look at a day in the life of professional golf photographer Mark Alexander. On an 18-hole course, such as Dundonald Links, is there a strategy you bring to the shoot? Every hole is

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Photographing Dundonald Links

In the second part of a series of interviews, professional golf photographer Mark Alexander reveals his approach to capturing the natural beauty of Dundonald links. Once you’ve captured a series of photographs and processed them,

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Capturing Dundonald

The Kyle Philips-designed course at Dundonald in Ayrshire, Scotland opened in 2003 and is now recognised as a must-play links courses. It has hosted a number of professional and amateur tournaments, notably pre-qualifying for the

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Open Studios 2017 – pre-show offer #3

OC.06.07.14.17.4.18x12print   Technical details 06/07/2014 – 04:49 AM Canon EOS-1Ds Mark III, EF16-35mm f/2.8L II USM 1/4 sec, f/14, ISO 160   Background info “The challenge of photographing golf courses is often the difficulty associated

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