Clothing Advice For Portrait Sessions

I always take it for granted that everyone always knows what to wear! Or maybe it's that I always end up wearing the same things. Maybe I need to go shopping. For those of you who have more than one choice in their wardrobe you might like to consider these tips when putting together your outfit for a portrait or engagement session.   11 Clothing

Clothing Advice For Portrait Sessions2018-10-03T15:13:41+00:00

MPA UK Wedding Photographer of the Month

I am very proud to announce that I have achieved second place in the Master Photographers Association UK Wedding Photographer of the Month competition for July. This image from the wedding of Rebecca and James at Carlowrie Castle, Edinburgh, was described by Ray Lowe, Chairman of the MPA, "quite superb, absolutely brilliant, gorgeous, and sheer beauty". Thanks Ray! Wedding Photography Carlowrie Castle Edinburgh

MPA UK Wedding Photographer of the Month2018-08-27T20:14:16+00:00

Award-winning wedding photography

Why I enter wedding photography competitions I've been a qualified member of the Master Photographers Association (MPA) for some years now. Joining a professional qualifying body was always part of my business plan to confirm my status within the photographic industry and give my clients an assurance of quality. Becoming a qualified member requires references, proof of sound business processes, professional insurance, and passing

Award-winning wedding photography2018-06-12T12:38:18+00:00

Wedding Photography Advice

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 wedding photography advice. The bottom line is talk to your photographer. Lots! We want to know about you and what you like. We want to

Wedding Photography Advice2018-05-23T11:58:41+00:00

Wedding Photography Scotland

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

Wedding Photography Scotland2018-06-12T12:47:52+00:00

Master Photographer’s Association Scotland Awards

The Oscars of Scottish Photography It felt like a triumph when I was first accepted in to the Master Photographer’s Association. I was scrutinised about the way my business was run, my professional standards, and had to submit a selection of my work  to be judged. Only if I made the pass mark would I be admitted as a qualified member and success was not

Master Photographer’s Association Scotland Awards2018-06-12T12:53:13+00:00

Scottish destination weddings

Scottish destination weddings are amazing! Scotland is a fabulous place to get married. It has amazing scenery, culture, food, castles, and history. It has the world's best hospitality and of course, being the home of golf, some of the best golf courses in the world. There are very many beautiful hotels and spectacular places to visit and get married. Scotland is a wedding and

Scottish destination weddings2018-05-23T12:26:40+00:00

An engagement photoshoot on Calton Hill, Edinburgh

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

An engagement photoshoot on Calton Hill, Edinburgh2017-06-30T09:27:18+00:00

I am now a Qualified Master Photographer

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

I am now a Qualified Master Photographer2017-07-28T15:47:17+00:00

Wedding photography – all over Scotland, all summer – a catch-up

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

Wedding photography – all over Scotland, all summer – a catch-up2017-06-15T14:52:45+00:00
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