Jingle all the way…

Posted on 21 December, 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 7 December, 2015 by Ditte under Photography, Wedding 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 31 October, 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 14 October, 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 25 September, 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 […]

Classic Mounted Wedding Album – Moira & David

Posted on 24 September, 2015 by Ditte under Behind the scenes, Photography
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A traditional wedding album, handbound in high-quality leather, printed on High Definition photographic paper.     Our wedding albums come in a wide range of sizes, styles, materials and colours, so we can tailor each wedding album to the couple it is going to live with. This album is one of our hand-crafted Classic Mounted […]

Bex & Ollie, Kinkell Byre | Wedding Photography

Posted on 18 September, 2015 by Ditte under Wedding Photography
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It’s no mean feat organising a wedding from 15000 kilometres away, in a venue you’ve never visited, booking suppliers you’ve never met. Add to that a newborn baby and it starts to seem like a monumental task. But with the help of family on the ground, Bex and Ollie managed to arrange the most amazing […]

Edinburgh wedding: Catriona & Archie, Canongate Kirk and The Hub | wedding photographs

Posted on 25 July, 2015 by Ditte under Photography, Wedding Photography
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Goodness me, this is just such a wonderfully happy wedding, and I’m so pleased to share it with you! Ever since meeting Catriona and Archie and their lovely family for the first time, I have been so looking forward to their wedding. And it didn’t disappoint – I left late at night with my jaws […]

Juliet & Simon, Fraserburgh | Wedding photography

Posted on 20 July, 2015 by Ditte under Photography, Wedding Photography
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Last weekend we headed (very far) north to capture the wedding of Jules and Simon at Jules’ family home near Fraserburgh. What ensued was a day full of laughter, fun, cute children, rustic flower decorations, tasty food and some great dancing! Some of my favourite elements include the kids’ size Hunter wellies filled with flowers […]

Laura & Julian, St Mary’s Church, Whitekirk & Broxmouth Park, Dunbar | Wedding Photography

Posted on 8 July, 2015 by Ditte under Photography, Wedding Photography
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Laura and Julian’s wedding at Whitekirk Church and Broxmouth Park, Dunbar How do you plan a wedding in Scotland while holding down demanding jobs, and living 5000 miles away? It can be tough, but with a helpful (to say the least!) set of parents(-in-law) on the ground and lots and lots of Skype calls, it […]