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Posted on Feb 24, 2022 in News

Book Review by Joe Cornish

In 1981, a 23-year old photographer happened across a book in his local library. It was, In the Throne Room of the Mountain Gods, by Galen Rowell. Documenting the 1975...

Posted on Feb 24, 2022 in News

Outdoor Photography Interview

There’s something reassuring about Colin Prior’s Scottish landscapes. Maybe it’s the classic simplicity of his mountain compositions. Or the extraordinary colour palettes, the well-observed detail, the unfailing beauty of the...

Posted on Feb 24, 2022 in News

RPS Magazine

Countless hours spent in the farmland and woods near the housing estate where he was brought up engendered in Colin Prior a lifelong passion for nature. For him, the loss...

Posted on Feb 24, 2022 in News

Scotsman Vittorio Sella

In the town of Biella in north-western Italy there is an organisation called Fondazione Sella, which is dedicated to preserving a vast archive of work by the great mountain photographer...

Posted on Feb 24, 2022 in News

Sunday Post Fragile

It all started with a project in Primary 3 when, as his classmates chose football, planes and racing cars, Colin Prior’s imagination was fired by Ladybird books on birds. The...

Posted on Feb 23, 2022 in News

TGO Karakoram

My fascination with the Karakoram Mountains began when I was 23 years old. In the travel section of my local library, I came across a book that was to change the...

Posted on Feb 23, 2022 in News

The Scots Magazine Interview

His name is synonymous with stunning panoramas of Scotland, but a childhood fascination with ornithology has come full circle for Colin Prior. This year he is preparing to publish a...

Posted on Feb 23, 2022 in News

Trek and Mountain Karakoram

I dream about mountains. There’s something about the way that elevation breaks the horizon and sets the spirit soaring and it is this essence that I’m essentially trying to capture...

Posted on Feb 23, 2022 in News

Wild Planet Book Review Fragile

 While landscape photography doesn’t usually get much attention from Wild Planet, this book crosses the genre, mixing landscapes with habitat and, ultimately, wildlife in the form of birds. From the...

Posted on Feb 23, 2022 in News

Scottish Award for Excellence in Mountain Culture

Fort William Mountain Festival organisers have named renowned landscape photographer Colin Prior the twelfth recipient of the Scottish Award for Excellence in Mountain Culture. Nominated by the public and his...