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June 18, 2016Leith Theatre Wedding Photographer

Leith Theatre Wedding Photographer

Leith Theatre Wedding

As a regular Leith Theatre Wedding Photographer, it is amazing to take photos is such a historic venue, the Leith Theatre was originally opened in 1932 but closed in 1988. The theatre has hosted the likes of Thin Lizzy and AC/DC is currently undergoing a huge transformation and is set to re-open again, to the delight of the community. It is a pleasure to take photos in such amazing venue.

We started early in Central Edinburgh where the bride and bridesmaids were getting ready at a beautiful Georgian townhouse at Hillside Crescent, with three floors and countless huge rooms, it was a perfect place to get ready. I then met the groom and his four groomsmen at Ocean Terminal where I captured the laughter and smiles of them while they were getting ready before we headed to Leith Theatre which was only a 10 minute walk.

A Scottish Piper was there to entertain the guests before the ceremony began, it was a lovely traditional Scottish Wedding which comprised of beautiful readings by close guests with lots of laughter and tears. As the ceremony was ending the piper lead the wedding party outside where the bride and groom participated in an old tradition called “jumping the broom” which goes all the way back to the 19th century, the newlyweds held hands and jumped over a broomstick.

With it being a beautiful summers day the piper entertained the guests outside whilst we took the bride and groom around the theatre for some couple photos, it was an amazing experience with history oozing out of every room we went into.

There were emotional speeches especially from the father of the bride that had everyone in laughter and tears. The evening comprised of a traditional Scottish Ceilidh where the guests joined the bride and groom on the dance floor.

See below selection of my favourite photos from throughout the day.


Scottish piper and bride

June 11, 2016New Mills Wedding PhotographerClaire & Nicky

New Mills Wedding Photographer

Northumberland Countryside Wedding

I had an amazing day shooting Claire and Nicky’s wedding in the beautiful New Mills countryside cottage this was definitely one of my favourite weddings. They chose New Mills as this is close to Claire’s heart as she used to visit here regularly when she was younger, so it was an ideal location to have thier wedding here. Claire and Nicky wanted their daughter Elle and son Jacob to play a part in the ceremony, so they were involved in the traditional Scottish marriage ceremony of handfasting. Elle and Jacob participated in “tying the knot”, where the hands of the bride and groom were tied together. It was a lovely ceremony, with lots of tears, smiles and laughter all round.

The forecast was rain all week, it was a little bit cold later in the day but thankfully is managed to stay dry to everyones delight. New Mills is a very scenic location set in 19 acres of it’s own beautiful ground, so it had lots of opportunities to take lovely photos. It was even easier with Claire and Nicky being the most amazing couple always smiling and laughing.

Some kind words from Claire and Nicky:

“Steven is an amazing photographer, we are so lucky to have been recommended him. He is very professional and friendly, putting us at ease and making us laugh all through the day. He had great ideas regarding locations but also listened to what we wanted too!! The photos are outstanding and I cannot wait to show everyone. Thank you Steven I cannot thank you enough!!”

I am so happy to have been a part of your day. You, your friends and families were so welcoming. I hope you enjoy looking through these photos as much as I enjoyed taking them, see below small selection from the day.


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June 9, 2106Beecraigs Engagement PhotographerDonna & Shaun

Beecraigs Engagement Photographer

Beecraigs Engagement

I was great meeting Donna and Shaun and spending a couple of hours with them, they are such a lovely young couple. This shoot was extra special as Donna was only a 6 weeks away from giving birth to their child. We decided to go to Beecraigs Country Park in West Lothian, it was my first time but with over 900 acres, it was a great location to take photos.

We started at Beecraigs Loch, where we took photos on the walkway on top of the Loch, which in itself was challenging trying to walk, it felt like walking on a waterbed. After we did photos beside the Loch, we then ventured into the forrest itself, which was lovely and really busy with families going for walks and walking dogs.

It was great getting to know Donna and Shaun during the shoot and I am delighted to say that Donna gave birth to a healthy boy called Lyle in July.

Donna and Shaun said these kind words:

“Had a great experience today with Steven, the photos look great and can’t wait to see more, what an amazing talent you have will be amazing to meet again when baby is here to get more photos done, your work is amazing!!”

Hope you guys enjoy the photos and again congratulations on the birth of Lyle, below is a small selection from the engagement shoot.


May 28, 2016Marlins Wynd Wedding Photographer

Marlins Wynd Wedding Photographer

Marlins Wynd Wedding

As a regular Marlins Wynd wedding photographer, I love shooting weddings in such an amazing venue with the history dating back to the 1540’s. With Marlin’s Wynd set in the heart of Edinburgh’s historic old town, it is a perfect location for any wedding.

The bride and groom chose the traditional Scottish marriage ceremony of handfasting, where the hands of the bride and groom were tied together which is referred to as “tying the knot”. It was a lovely ceremony, with lots of tears, smiles and laughter from the bride, groom and guests. The bride looked beautiful in her dress as she proudly showed of her tattoos.

After the reception, we took the bride and groom out for photos around Edinburgh’s old town where they were I lost count on the number of strangers congratulating them on their big day. It was then time for the speeches and like the ceremony there were tears, smiles and laughter. Once the evening guests had arrived the bride and groom cut the wedding cake and then had their first dance. The happy couple along with all their guest then danced the night away.

See below small selection from my favourites throughout the day.


April 24, 2016Edinburgh Wedding AnniversaryCathy & Stewart

Edinburgh Wedding Anniversary

40th Wedding Anniversary

I had such a fun day shooting Cathy and Stewarts 40th weddings anniversary, even after 40 years of marriage, they are still in love as much as they were when they first met. It was a beautiful summers day with not even a cloud in the sky, a rare thing living in Scotland. As an Edinburgh wedding photographer, I love taking photographs around my city.

Cathy and Stewart were looking to have photos together at their favourite locations around Edinburgh. We started off at South Queensferry where we took photos beside the iconic Forth Rail Bridge and Forth Road Bridge, this is a special place where Cathy and Stewart love visiting. Later we progressed onto Cramond which is another place that is close to their hearts as they used to go there when they first met.

After Cramond we headed up the Firth of Forth to the coastal suburb of Portobello, with 2 miles of golden sands it was a perfect location to take photos on the beach and reminded them of their regular romantic walks along the promenade. We then finished the day in central Edinburgh at Carlton Hill, with its grassy slopes and panoramic views of the city, including Edinburgh Castle and a great view North of the ruddy-coloured cliffs of Salisbury Crags at Arthur’s Seat it was an ideal location to finish off with some silhouettes with the sun was coming to down.

I loved spending the day with the two “love birds”,  below are my favourite selection of photos from the day, hope you enjoy them.

Couple silhouette

April 8, 2016Edinburgh Engagement PhotographerHilda & David

Edinburgh Engagement Photographer

Edinburgh Engagement 

I got to spend a couple of hours getting to know Hilda and David and had great fun during the shoot. Hilda is from Sweden and David is from Australia and they met each other in Edinburgh, so it was a great to go around Edinburgh shooting at various spots.

There was a bit of a chill in the air but that didn’t spoil the fun we started off climbing up the foot of Arthur Seat to St Anthony’s Chapel where we took some photos and took in the breathtaking views of Edinburgh and surrounding cities and towns. We then moved close by to Duddingston Loch which is located in Holyrood Park and had some photos by the Loch and lots of swans came over to visit us (I think they thought we were looking to feed them). We then finished just off the historic Edinburgh Royal Mile where we took photos against a graffiti background. It really was an enjoyable day walking around the city, with some beautiful views over the city.

Hilda and David said these kind words:

“A few months ago, Steven picked my girlfriend and I up and took us on a photoshoot around the Lochs and cliffs of Edinburgh. It was a fantastic day, a lot of fun, with Steve coming up with poses and positions that made for some lovely photos. We spent a few hours out there with him and within a few days, had some fantastic photos to send back to our families in Sweden and Australia. I would recommend Steven for couples looking to get their special moments captured in a fun and professional manner. Thanks Steven!”

Hope you guys enjoy the photos as much as I loved taking them, below is a small selection from the engagement shoot.



April 2, 2016Mansfield Traquair Wedding Photographer

Mansfield Traquair Wedding Photographer

Mansfield Traquair Wedding

As a regular Mansfield Traquair wedding photographer, it is always a pleasure getting to take photos in such a stunning historic venue that is referred as “Edinburgh’s Sistine Chapel”. that is located in the heart of Edinburgh City Centre.

The day started early in Edinburgh City Centre at The Place Hotel where I got to spend the morning with the groom and groomsmen, the day was partially special to me as it was my birthday. With 6 out of the 7 being from England it was funny watching English people trying to work out how to put a kilt on, after they managed to succeed they all agreed that they looked great.

After the guys were ready, we took the 5 minute walk to the Mansfield Traquair which as always looks spectacular and the groom and groomsmen greeted the guest as they arrived before taking their seat for the ceremony. The bride and bridesmaid arrived slightly later than planned as the bride left her vail at home and had to go back for it, so this added to the tensions within the room. They eventually arrived and the bride her bridesmaids were looking beautiful.

It was a lovely ceremony with lots of laughter and tears all round and when the ceremonies officer pronounced them husband and wife there was a huge cheer from the room. After the bride and groom got some couple photos, the meal and speeches followed and again lots of tears, smiles and laughter within the room.

The evening guests arrived and shortly after the bride and groom cut the cake. Once the evening guest arrived the bride and groom took to the floor for their first dance and then they along with all their guests danced the night away on a very busy dance floor.

Below is a selection of my favourite photos from the day.


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