Dundas Castle Wedding – Ishbel and George

Dundas Castle Wedding – Ishbel and George

We've fallen behind on our blogging, so what better way to get back into it than with a stunning wedding in one of our favourite wedding venues, Dundas Castle?Ishbel and George had the most perfect wedding on an unseasonably warm September day at one of Britain's...

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How long does it take to edit a wedding?

How long does it take to edit a wedding?

It definitely varies from photographer to photographer, but the industry standard for delivery is between 4 and 12 weeks. We are lucky to work with our amazing editor Ollie, who has been with us for 12 years and knows the First Light editing style better than anyone....

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How to plan a wedding proposal in Edinburgh

How to plan a wedding proposal in Edinburgh

If you are thinking of planning a surprise wedding proposal in Edinburgh, but don't know where to start, I can help! Proposal planning can be a daunting task - you only get one shot at it, and the story of how and where you did it will be told over and over again....

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What should we wear to our family photo shoot?

What should we wear to our family photo shoot?

I love to capture families together, and creating relaxed, timeless photographs that will be cherished and looked back at for many years to come.  One question that often comes up from clients is “What should we wear?”. Below are some tips and...

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A year in corporate/lifestyle photography – 2022

A year in corporate/lifestyle photography – 2022

I know I talk a lot about weddings on here, and although that is the biggest part of what we do, we're lucky to have some fantastic corporate clients and do a number of lifestyle photoshoots throughout the year.  Our favourite part of corporate photography is...

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A year in Wedding Photographs – 2022

A year in Wedding Photographs – 2022

Our 2022 wedding photography highlights Well, this has to be the easiest and the hardest blog post for me to put together. 2022 was in many ways a tough year. We always knew it would be busy, a bunch of re-scheduled Covid-delayed weddings, plus lots of engagements...

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What are lifestyle business portraits?

What are lifestyle business portraits?

Lifestyle business portraits are images of business professionals in a candid, relaxed setting. By including elements of their lifestyle and personal interests in the photo, it is meant to add a more personal touch to the image. This allows potential clients to get an...

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Our Most Popular Luxury Album – The Storybook

Our Most Popular Luxury Album – The Storybook

We offer a number of different album styles, but over the years we have found that one style is chosen over the others again and again...A heartfelt "thank you" for everything you have done to create the most beautiful, precious and lasting record of our wedding.  It...

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Hopetoun House Wedding: Aisla and Josh

Hopetoun House Wedding: Aisla and Josh

Ahhh. The summer wedding dreams are made of... Super excited to share the glorious wedding of Ailsa and Josh at Hopetoun House.  Like every wedding in the last couple of years, their planning was fraught with stressful Covid can-we-can't-we moments, compromises and...

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Winner – Picture of the Year 2021

Winner – Picture of the Year 2021

I’m thrilled to have won Picture of the Year 2021 with one of my images- what a fantastic way to start the new year! This image of Anniek at Winton Castle has won Picture of the Year on The Wedding Community​!   The picture shows my bride Anniek on the morning of her...

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Edinburgh Wedding Venues – Dundas Castle

Edinburgh Wedding Venues – Dundas Castle

Ever dreamed of getting married in a Scottish castle? (Let’s face it, who hasn’t?)If so our featured venue Dundas Castle has plenty to set pulses and imagination racing.  Dundas Castle is one of Scotland’s most beautiful and historic castles. Close to...

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Aikwood Tower Autumn Wedding- Nicole and Ryan

Aikwood Tower Autumn Wedding- Nicole and Ryan

We are always so happy to head to the Scottish Borders to capture an Aikwood Tower wedding, and Nicole and Ryan's was no exception. Their early autumn wedding shared with close family was the most delightful, intimate and happy day.Nicole and Ryan were originally...

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A sunny winter wedding at Cromlix Hotel

A sunny winter wedding at Cromlix Hotel

On a beautiful, golden lit November day we had the pleasure of capturing an intimate wedding at Comlix Hotel. M&T wed at Cromlix Hotel, owned by tennis ace Andy Murray, near his hometown of Dunblane. The venue is situated in beautiful countryside, with 34 acres of...

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How will my wedding album cover look?

How will my wedding album cover look?

We are OBSESSED with our wedding album - it’s absolute perfection and we show everyone and look at it ourselves all the time 💕💕💕 our friends and family all agree that it has completely overshot our wildest dreams of what it would look like. 💫 Very few couples come to...

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