Autumn Wedding Photography – Mhoraig and Colin

Posted on September 20, 2017 by Ditte under Photography, Wedding Photography
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Scottish Autumn wedding bursting with seasonal goodness I’m going to start with a small disclaimer: I love everything about this wedding, so prepare for gushing and an inordinate amount of adjectives. In fact, allow me to get them out of the way: Introducing Mhoraig and Colin’s stunning, lush, colourful, delightful, fun and simply gorgeous autumn […]

Can you spot the difference?

Posted on September 8, 2017 by Ditte under Behind the scenes, Photography, Portrait Photography
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See anything different about Tallulah’s face in these two portraits? As photographers, we have many tools to create different looks during a shoot, including lighting, lenses, poses and backgrounds, not to mention the endless array of editing and retouching options after the shoot. In case you can’t work it out: The photo on the left […]

First Light is 10 years old!

Posted on August 19, 2017 by Ditte under Behind the scenes, Personal, Photography
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I have had a triple celebration this summer, which I thought I would share with you wonderful people. In July I turned 40 – a big round corner in life, which I have happily welcomed. It feels like a very happy, very settled and confident place to be – a perfect meeting point for youthful […]

Nathalie & Lennert, Broxmouth Park wedding photography

Posted on May 19, 2017 by Ditte under Photography, Wedding Photography
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Wedding Photography, Broxmouth Park, Dunbar Nathalie is Swiss/ Scottish, Lennert is Belgian. They live together in Switzerland, got engaged in Portofino and were married in Bonnie Scotland – proof that beautiful¬†things grow from a solid, European base ūüôā Below is the story of their beautiful, light, happy, inspired-by-nature¬†wedding. We love shooting weddings at Broxmouth – […]

Wedding album – Matted overlay

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“Just a wee note to say…our wedding album has arrived! And we couldn’t be happier or more impressed. We are quite overwhelmed, really – it’s such a beautiful, unique object. Thank you for being so careful and exacting in putting it together; it really shows. We’d like to say again that it’s been an absolute […]

Gullane engagement photo shoot

Posted on September 15, 2016 by Ditte under Engagement/ Pre-wedding shoot, Photography
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I should start this post by saying just how much¬†I love¬†engagement shoots. I love engagement shoots. There’s a number of reasons why, and I’ll tell you some of them. Firstly, it allows me to get to know my wedding clients in a way I wouldn’t be able to without the shoot. The shared experience, the […]

Dundas Castle wedding: Holly & Jamie

Posted on September 8, 2016 by Ditte under Photography
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Phew – where did that summer go? With a season of amazing weddings under our belt, it’s time to get back to doing some blogging again and I’m so pleased to share this really sweet Dundas Castle wedding with you! We first met Holly and Jamie at this wedding last year when they sang and […]

Edinburgh Botanics wedding: Kate & Finbar

Posted on May 25, 2016 by Ditte under Photography
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I have always wanted to capture a wedding at Edinburgh Botanics – the most perfect setting for a wedding¬†with the most beautiful colours, light, flowers and plants anywhere look. So I was delighted when Kate and Finbar asked me to capture their spring wedding there. Their choice of the Botanics for their wedding¬†must have been¬†an […]

Photo of the Week

Posted on April 12, 2016 by Ditte under Photography
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I really enjoy finding inspiration from the work or approach of other photographers. The documentary aspect of wedding photography is one I am particularly passionate about. I love capturing moments that tell a bigger story. So last week I joined an online group of Documentary Wedding Photographers, to view and share images with other photographers […]

Viper Swing | Edinburgh portrait photography

Posted on February 10, 2016 by Ditte under Photography, Portrait Photography
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Goodness, I loved photographing these guys! A freezing cold January morning, jumping up and down for warmth, I did these photos of Viper Swing, a gypsy swing band oozing cool. If you are looking for a band that looks and sounds awesome, then these guys are for you!    


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