Lana & Keith's Engagement Shoot At Newbattle Abbey

It was back to Newbattle Abbey for Lana & Keith's engagement shoot. It was great to finally meet Lana & Keith and going straight in at the deep end and into a the E-session for them both was actually more like jumping into a puddle. They were great fun and we had a great chat about the wedding plans as well as some informal pose ideas to keep things fun and natural. One of those shoots when you know that your clients are going to be just fine as they forget I'm there for a few seconds here and there. Just how it should be.

Lana & Keith are getting married at the beautiful Carberry Tower near Musselburgh in April.

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Lynsey & Craig's Engagement Shoot in St Andrews

January in St Andrews for Lynsey & Craig's engagement shoot and the sun was shining! I'm very honoured to be asked to shoot Lynsey and Craig's wedding as I photographed Lorna (Lynsey's sister) and Calum's wedding last year at New lanark. Brilliant family and I am really looking forward to meeting everyone again. Lynsey & Craig's wedding will take place at the beautiful Kenmore Hotel, Aberfeldy this May. It's going to be awesome!

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Courtney & Lee's E-Session at Yellowcraigs

Yellowcraigs is a bit of a regualr spot for taking engagement shoot photos as it's got a little bit of everything. Beach, Dunes, and a nice woodland too. Perfect! I met up with Courtney and Lee in the carpark on what was a lovely afternoon last Sunday. The sun was shining and it wasn't even that chilly but for the first time ever doing a shoot down at Yellowcraigs the tide was in. Still it didn't dampen our chances to get some great shots but it did dampen my feet when we went over the the rocks to grab some shots with the lighthouse as a backdrop. A freak wave soaked my feet and it was freezing!

Courtney and Lee just relaxed into the shots so quickly and before long they were doing brilliant in front of the camera. I always say that this is as posed and staged as it gets as there's always so much more going on during the wedding day itslef. More opportunities to grab some candid and fun shots.

I had a great time guys and it was a good laugh too. We'll be able to look back in years and remember why were were all in fits in the woods!

The wedding is in May this year at GH Event Catering's Eskmills Venue in Musselburgh. I'm delighted to say I am on their preferred supplier list as I've shot loads of amazing weddings there and everyone has been brilliant. Great team as always down there. Thanks for a great time Courtney & Lee!

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Kayleigh & Simon's E-Session At Crichton Castle

Crichton Castle is one of my favourite places not just to go and take photos but a great place to go off for a walk too. The scenery is spectacular whatever time of year you visit. It can look kind of bleak and desolate in the winter but full of colour and lushness in the summer. I met up with Kayleigh and Simon at my home studio as Crichton, while not far away, is pretty tricky to find. Just head for Pathhead and turn right and you'll pretty much end up there. Even though the wind was up a little Kayleigh and Simon were immense and we had a great laugh taking photos and joking around as we expored the grounds. Finally, I thought we'd head down to Newbattle Abbey College for a final few shots to finish of the photoshoot. I love shooting e-sessions as it really does help on the day when you have gotten used to having a few pictures taken.

Kayleigh and Simon are getting married in may at the beautiful Newbattle Abbey College before heading of to the Corn Exchange for the wedding reception. It's going to be another fantastic wedding!

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