Biog: about me

Hi, I’m Kiain Balloch.

I’m a photographer, dad and husband, originally from Glasgow and now living in Blantyre in South Lanarkshire (just outside Glasgow). I specialise in documentary wedding photography and environmental portraiture and work across Scotland and the North of England.

Colour portrait photograph of a man wearing glasses

As a documentary wedding photographer I will photograph your wedding in a way that shows the true story of your day. My images show your wedding from the point of view of your guests. I love to capture images which show real emotion and human interaction. You can read more about my approach to photography here:

My Style: Documentary Wedding Photograpy

I live in Blantyre with my wife, Steph and our daughters Bethany and Sophie and and our cat, Bonnie. Outside of photography my main interest is singing and playing bass and guitar.

Family selfies are hard to manage, even for pros!

Lenscurve Photography started off with me working alongside Richard Hill back in 2008. Richard and I met while studying photography at City of Glasgow College. At one class Richard asked if anyone was able to help him out as a ‘second-shooter’ at a wedding job he had coming up, I said yes and it all kind of went from there. For most of the time that I worked with Richard he handled the formal side of the day while I had the freedom to mingle with the guests and capture the candid shots of the wedding day.

Until 2016 we worked together as Lenscurve while we both had ‘day jobs’. In August 2016 I made the decision to leave my job as a forensic scientist and take on Lenscurve as my main job. At the same time Richard asked to take a back seat and only work as my second shooter at larger jobs or where couples had asked for a second photographer.

My career as a photographer is as a direct result of me pursuing a career in forensic science. I persuaded the first forensic company I worked for to put me through a course in forensic photography at the University of West Scotland and I loved every minute of it. That course led me to study photography at City of Glasgow College which in turn led me to sell off my music recording gear and pursue photography seriously.

Please feel free to have a look round my web pages to see more of my work on my wedding galleries and Blog