Six Scottish wedding photographers describe how they captured one special shot

Photographers take hundreds of shots over the course of one big day. We asked six of them to share those that are destined to become treasured keepsakes and take pride of place on the mantelpiece

Jenniflower Photography


“The traditional confetti throw never fails to produce images that epitomise the elation of stepping out of the ceremony as newlyweds. This photo from Kelly and Anton’s wedding at Killearn Village Hall tugs at my heartstrings every time I look at it because I can really feel their joy! I remember welling up as I took it because I was so over the moon for them.” Jennifer Lorenz, Jenniflower Photography

Aboyne Photographics


“We adore this frozen moment in time. It brilliantly encapsulates the fun-filled atmosphere of Nina and Fraser’s wedding day in one single frame. Everyone loves a good ‘squad photo’, but this one ticks every box for us: natural smiles, laughter, glamour – it’s stylish but simple. Their venue, the Barn at Barra Castle, is such a photogenic place, especially its feature wall adorned with some beautiful flowers. But let’s face it – Nina and her crew nailed this. The girls make this image.” Russell Hogg, Aboyne Photographics

Krisp Camp Photography


“We had a wonderful session photographing Colin and Anna on the shores of Loch Long in the Highlands. They were up for anything, so when we saw this pile of old telegraph poles, we thought it would make a great spot for a unique photo. They were so in love and having a great time which really shone through in these shots.”

Cat Krisp Camp, Krisp Camp Photography

Chloe Burns Photography

bride-and-groom-standing-at-the-top-of-the-aisle“Fran and Martin had the most beautifully laid-back wedding. It was honestly like a big breath of fresh air.

There was no stress, very little ‘tradition’ and so much love. They walked each other down the ‘aisle’ in their garden in Ayrshire, got photos taken together before the ceremony, wed at 7pm surrounded by their closest welly-boot-wearing friends and family, drank tequila out of a quaich and partied into the night to country music, lit by multiple giant bonfires. Oh – and their wedding meal was 20 takeaway pizzas.”

Chloe Burns, Chloe Burns Photography

Alastair Burn-Murdoch Photography


“This photo really makes us laugh a lot, as did the horse! Bride Nora loves all things equine, so she was keen to feature the lovely ponies at Melville Castle in her and husband Stephen’s photos. We got more than we expected when they trundled over for a pat and ended up laughing along with us! When we saw the end result, it was agreed that it was a moment that must go in their finished album.” Rose and Alastair Burn-Murdoch, Alastair Burn-Murdoch Photography

Iris Art Photography


“This photograph stands out, as it shows the true beauty of Forter Castle and its surroundings in Glenisla. That morning, we had the first snowfall of the year. It was frosty, but the air was clear, fresh and new – just like the start of Katie and Matt’s married life together. Despite the low temperature, we had a fun outdoors session with them and their adventurous children.” Justina Siwy, Iris Art Photography