Portraits

Bridal Portraits

Finally, finally I get to photograph the bride on her own! And 3 things are at the front of my mind. First, how much time do I have left?! Which translates as ‘why do hair & makeup artists always run late?’ I know I work fast but even I can’t work any magic with negative […]

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Final year of high school?

So it’s your final year of high school. How do you want to remember this time? On one hand, you have 6 years worth of formal school portraits, all a bit samey. On the other hand, you have a zilllion spur-of-the-moment selfies on your iPhone. Is there a better way to get original and exciting […]

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PRE-WEDDING PHOTOSHOOTS, EDINBURGH

Click below to see my photo submission for an article in Tie-The-Knot magazine about the benefits of booking a Pre-Wedding photoshoot with your wedding photographer. I’m in with a whole bunch of other photographers but it’s great to see so many of them exhibiting their own unique style of photography. Personally, I love that the […]

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Definitely not an iPhone selfie

Everyone deserves a great, professional portrait of themselves. And not just once in a lifetime either. I mean, I upload pictures onto Facebook all the time but the visual record who you are, who you were, and how you’ve evolved through the years, your time on Earth should not be limited to several hundred pouting […]

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Lewis

With small humans, sometimes the best time to photograph them is when they’re doing their best not to be photographed! Thank you to my little bundle of energy Lewis (6) for clearly demonstrating that fact during our new year’s visit to the Kelpie’s in Falkirk. I absolutely love this shot! I only had Sandie’s iPhone […]

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Classic children’s portraiture

I’ve photographed literally hundreds of studio portraits of children in my time and KISS is the best piece of photography advice I can give to anyone with a keen interest in children portraits; Keep It Simple Stupid. Dispense with the oversized sunflowers, helium balloons, Yogi bear suits and little woolley hats. Props to me are […]

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Portrait of an Artist

I had the pleasure of meeting Moira Huntly and her husband Ian, albeit briefly, while Sandie and I were taking time out in Coventry last week. Moira is a super talented painter and artist specialising in painting marine subjects, buildings and landscapes. Ian is a professional framer. They also happen to be Sandie’s aunt & […]

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The WOW of a great business headshot I

We had the pleasure of meeting and photographing Sarah Laidlaw last week at Business Women Scotland ‘live’. Sarah juggles many things! She’s a 31 year old single mum, business woman and a network marketer with Younique who, along with their fantastic makeup & cosmetic products, have at their core a real desire to uplift, empower […]

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