Portraits of a cute family with a dog called Steve in East Lothian

It was peak autumn, in one of the prettiest places I’ve seen in this area, and the light was perfect. Three gorgeous children, two pretty gorgeous parents, and bulldog called Steve. Steve! I just loved every minute of this photo session and was equally psyched to discover Gosford Estate in Longniddry - what a place!

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Edinburgh photos of a big little 80th birthday party

This is the first time I’ve been hired to take photos at a party but what a great idea! This was a super special 80th birthday celebration where a big family who lives all over the country got together to celebrate. Everyone was in the photos, with lots of candid shots and a few more formal portraits, and no one there but me had to fuss with a camera phone and play photographer, because they had one. And…I got a glass of champagne when we were done. Win win win!

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Family photography in Edinburgh - five cousins

The last time I photographed these girls, two sets of sisters who are all cousins, was three years ago. Since then another cousin - yes, another girl! - has joined the fun. We went back to Arthur’s Seat and as before, it didn’t disappoint. And this time we also had moms, dads and grandparents along for the ride, because the more, the merrier.

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Vacation photos in beautiful Edinburgh - family photography

I’ve been contacted many times before to take photos of people while they’re on vacation here in Edinburgh, but this was the first time I’ve been free to do it. These guys were so absolutely lovely - a massive family spread out all over the US, and they all met up here for a fun holiday together sightseeing and watching The Open….

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