I was recently interviewed by Tie the Knot Scotland magazine for wedding photography advice. Specifically giving couples tips on getting the most from their photographer and making the most of their photography budget. It's a good article and gives good advice. The bottom line is talk to your photographer. Lots! We want to know about you and what you like. We want to know what
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Wedding Photography Scotland Imagine the following scenario; you have unlimited funds, the freedom to choose any venue you want and most importantly, control over the finicky Scottish weather. The opportunity to create the perfect wedding would be yours, well, in order for that to work, I’m assuming that you’re on the same page with your partner. If not, please revisit our post on Wedding Photography Scotland
The Oscars of Photography It felt like a triumph when I was first accepted in to the Master Photographer’s Association. I was scrutinised by the way my business was run, the professional standards, and had my work overlooked and judged. Only if I made the pass mark, would I be admitted as a qualified member and success was not guaranteed. Achieving membership had been a
Scotland is a great place to get married. It has amazing scenery, culture, hospitality, and of course, castles. It seems the rest of the world has become aware of this and are coming in increasing numbers. In the last year I have photographed couples from Australia, Canada, USA, New Zealand and Hong Kong. That doesn’t include the ex-pat Scots returning home just to get married.
Megan and Andrew got engaged over the Christmas holidays. Having moved away from Edinburgh for work, Megan thought it would be nice to do an engagement photoshoot while visiting. Where better than Calton Hill? It has it all; the impressive columns of the National Monument, views of all of Edinburgh’s skyline, and that view down Princes Street you always see on the news. However, the
I am extremely pleased to announce that I have been accepted in to the Master Photographer’s Association. The reason I am so pleased is that this is one of the best and most difficult photographers’ groups to get in to. Before I could even join as a probationary member I had to provide professional references. I then used their mentoring programme and was assigned Dave
Summer is a bad time for a wedding photographer to keep up to date with his blog. A better bet is have a look at what I have been posting on Facebook. As an option for couples I now offer to put some of the official photos on Facebook the next day. I have found couples love this for a few reasons; they get to
Eilidh and Alan had chosen to be married in St Columba’s Free Church of Scotland, at the top of the Royal Mile in Edinburgh, early on a Friday afternoon. I probably don’t need to tell anyone how popular the the Royal Mile is with tourists, or just how close we were to the castle. If the place wasn’t busy enough when we arrived, it certainly
I had already met Yvonne and Tim near to the wedding venue for their engagement photo shoot (see earlier blog entry). After the shoot we took the opportunity to visit the church and reception venue together. It is always useful, if possible, to visit venues with couples. That way we can choose photo locations together and make sure that I understand the timings of the
Selina and Andy have already left a great review on Facebook and Google+. I thought it was about time I posted a few photos. Selina and Andy were married in the impressive St Andrew’s in the Square in Glasgow. An 18th century category A listed former church and now Glasgow’s Centre for Scottish Culture. It is a magnificent building inside and out. This being Glasgow