Edinburgh Wedding Photographer

an edinburgh wedding photographer with Miami blues

Miami may be 4,263 miles from Edinburgh but it’s about 20 degrees warmer at this time of year. So when a special offer appeared it seemed a good idea and time for an Edinburgh Wedding Photographer to visit.
I do photograph subjects other than brides, grooms and weddings! In Miami I was fascinated by the colour blue, which although mainly in the sky, was frequently reflected in the glass of the modern architecture, or contrasted with the white of the older buildings.
Miami Beach is where most of the Art Deco buildings are, and away from the loud night-time music of Ocean Boulevard is an absolute delight. I gather in summertime it is stiflingly hot, but in late November the temperatures were around 25 degrees – just perfect for aimlessly strolling around with a camera.



























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Julia and Jeff’s Archerfield House wedding

I hope Julia and Jeff won’t mind me mentioning it, but they were slightly older than my usual brides and grooms. And that’s probably what contributed to the totally joyous nature of the day: It’s the first time I’ve photographed a wedding couple dance down the aisle twice – on arrival and departure!
Combined with the wonderful surroundings of Archerfield House wedding photography and wonderful autumnal sun, it was a day they, their children and all their guests will remember. I just hope my Archerfield House wedding photography did their day justice!











































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Glencorse House wedding photographer

I love being a Glencorse House wedding photographer

…probably for the same reasons that many couples like Sam and Ross choose it as their venue. As an exclusive country house wedding venue it has many advantages over a hotel wedding venue, not least in that it has it’s own Kirk, (the most romantic setting imaginable for a wedding ceremony) and it’s own chef!
And most importantly, it has a lovely relaxed atmosphere which suits my style of photography perfectly. Glencorse House itself is a magnificent location for any wedding reception, with its stunning architecture, lush parkland, lake and verdant rhododendrons The staff are all regulars, many of them students studying hospitality, and are always polite and friendly.
Chef Paul was under a bit of pressure at Sam and Ross’ wedding as Ross is also a chef! (I have once photographed another wedding photographer’s wedding, and I can confirm that the pressure is real!)
My day started at Sam’s parent’s house in Edinburgh where she was getting ready along with her two sisters, her bridesmaids, and her parents. We then made our way to Glencorse and their Humanist ceremony,
The weather had been very wet during the morning, but as my weather app predicted, the rain stopped as the ceremony started and it remained dry, if overcast, the rest of the day. Many photographers will tell you that an overcast sky is often preferable to full sunshine!
Back in the marquee, Sam’s mothers amazing flower arrangements, using old tea pots and cups and saucers was the talk of the guests. Then Sam’s father’s speech seemed to embarrass her mother more than it did her – but kept everybody laughing.
The evening continued with enthusiastic dancing to Three Card Trick band.
All in all, a day to illustrate why I love being a Glencorse House wedding photographer!

Smiling bride

bride leaving her parents house

Bride arriving at Glencorse House chapel

wedding ceremony in Glencorse House chapel

bride laughing as she tries to get the ring on her grooms finger

bride and grooms first kiss as a married couple

Bride and groom piped from chapel

bride and groom pose by lake with champagne and reflections

bride and groom celebrate with champagne

bride and groom hug

bride and groom kiss

bride and groom smile at camera

bride and groom with all their wedding guests in a group shot

vintage teacups as table decorations

bride and groom enter marquee for their wedding breakfast

mother of the bride embarrassed during speeches

guests listening to speeches inside marquee

bridesmaid listening to speeches

groom laughing at speeches

bride laughing at speeches

guest taking photographs

first dance

bride smailing during first dance

guests dancing

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