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 […]

Signet Library Wedding: Laura & George | Wedding Photography

Posted on March 16, 2016 by Ditte under Wedding Photography
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Oh, this most beautiful Signet Library wedding is without a doubt the best wedding I’ve photographed this year! (Not just because it’s our first wedding this year…). Photographing weddings at the Signet Library is always a treat – it’s such a stunning venue with beautiful rooms, the gorgeous staircase, amazing big bookcases – and of […]

Hello Oliver! Baby photography in Edinburgh

Posted on February 24, 2016 by Ditte under Portrait Photography

When wedding clients become family portrait clients – A Baby Photography shoot in Edinburgh It’s always wonderful to meet up with couples again after their wedding, especially if it’s to capture their exceedingly cute little new baby human. I meet this little fella on a snowy morning in Edinburgh where he was visiting his grandparents […]

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!    

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

Posted on January 14, 2016 by Ditte under Photography, Portrait 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 Behind the scenes, Personal, 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 […]

Winter wonderland wedding

Posted on December 7, 2015 by Ditte under Photography

I was reminded of this stunning Christmassy winter wonderland wedding marquee set-up recently and thought I would share again (the more long-term readers of this blog, might remember this wedding from back in 2011). Carnival Chaos, Tower Productions, Wilde Thyme and Laura Eberst were commissioned to create an Enchanted Forest design for the dining marquee – […]

Dunkeld Cathedral Wedding photography: Emma & Romain

Posted on October 31, 2015 by Ditte under Wedding Photography
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Emma and Romain’s beautiful autumnal wedding October is such a wonderful month for weddings – The fantastic colours and light are enough to make a photographer’s heart sing. Emma and Romain’s Scottish/ French wedding had all the gorgeousness of the season, all the charm of the French and all the fun of a good Scottish […]

Bx by Becc Sanderson | Musician Portrait

Posted on October 14, 2015 by Ditte under Photography, Portrait Photography
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I had the pleasure and privilege of photographing gorgeous Edinburgh-based jazz singer Becc Sanderson for her upcoming Australian tour with her new show Bx.    Becc brought along the most magnificent sparkling sequinned dress to the shoot, and we had so much fun taking these images.           Follow Becc on Facebook or check […]

Dundas Castle wedding photography: Dawn & James

Posted on September 25, 2015 by Ditte under Wedding Photography
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It’s always a treat photographing weddings at Dundas Castle – the wedding team there are incredibly efficient and nice, making for a very happy experience for us. Add to that a lovely couple, beautiful colourful flowers, an adorable flowergirl and the never-ending light at midsummer (remember midsummer?), and the set-up for a great wedding is […]




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