colour photograph of a bride being fanned by her bridesmaid during bridal preparation

‘The Bride’s Biggest Fan’ or ‘How I learned to stop worrying and love bridal prep’

I started off photographing weddings as a ‘second shooter’ for a photographer who did traditional wedding photography: working from lists of posed group shots for each part of the day.  I was often assigned the job of going to the bride’s family’s house to shoot the bridal preparation photos.  It was often a bit awkward…

colour photograph of a bride and groom kissing in their garden

Fiona and Will’s Homemade Tipi Wedding

Fife Wedding Photographer This wedding is one that is truly unique as it was held at the bride and groom’s own, very beautiful, home in Cowdenbeath, Fife.  The ceremony and the main events of the day (cake cutting, speeches, meal, dancing) were held in a tipi (or is it teepee?) in their stunning back garden….

colour photograph of a bride in her wedding dress holding her pet cat

Intimate South Queensferry Wedding – Jackie and Raymond

South Queensferry Wedding Photographer Jackie and Raymond’s wedding at South Queensferry Registrars office and Orocco Pier was to be a laid back, intimate day with just close friends and family present. The day started with bridal prep at Jackie and Raymonds home with Jackie, her mum and her bridesmaids. Most importantly there was also Larry,…

monochrome image of a flower girl at a wedding beside the bride

Feel’s Like I’m Being Watched

This is one of my favourite photographs that I have ever taken. I think that it’s a very beautiful, timeless scene of the flower girl at the side of her mum, the bride, framed by her mum’s arm and wedding dress. This image came about through eye contact. As soon as I arrived at the…

bride and groom kiss during their first dance during their wedding at Edinburgh City Chanbers

Elaine and Michael’s Disney Day, St Andrews Church, Clermiston, Edinburgh

Elaine and Michael’s Disney Day Wedding in Edinburgh Elaine and Michael’s wedding was interesting from the outset as the ceremony and daytime reception were held in the church in which Elaine’s dad was the minister. Naturally he wasn’t going to be officiating at his own daughter’s wedding, instead it was one of his closest friends…