Nathalie & Lennert, Broxmouth Park wedding photography

Posted on May 19, 2017 by Ditte under 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 🙂 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 […]

How to have a great Humanist Wedding

Posted on March 24, 2017 by Ditte under Photography
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I’ve always loved photographing humanist weddings; each and every one is unique, tailored perfectly to the couple and telling their story. I asked one of my favourite humanist celebrants, Tim Maguire, to write a little about what makes humanist celebrations so special. Here’s what he has to say: What’s the first thing we do when […]

Gullane engagement photo shoot

Posted on September 15, 2016 by Ditte under 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
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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!

Paul Ellis – The Scottish King of Swing | Edinburgh Portrait Photography

Posted on January 14, 2016 by Ditte under Photography
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I had the great pleasure of photographing The Scottish King of Swing, Paul Ellis, over the holidays. We wanted to go for an old-fashioned music club feel, black stage with directional light, and had lots of fun creating the look and feel in the studio (HUGE thanks to Niels and Alie from Blue Sky for […]

Jingle all the way…

Posted on December 21, 2015 by Ditte under Photography
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The holiday starts here for First Light. We’ll be closed between Christmas and New Year and will be back in the office on 7th January 2016. Thank you to all our wonderful clients, colleagues and friends who have been such a great part of the year that’s gone. I’m off to spend some time with […]


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