Weddings in Scotland by Ian Arthur Wedding Photography

Wedding Photography

Glasgow, Argyll & Central Scotland

Soon its going to be your wedding day, and it’s going to be one of the most exciting and romantic days of your life. It’s also the start of a new journey for two people who are madly in love and however big or intimate your day is going to be, I would be thrilled to play a small part in your journey in the best way I can – through my wedding photography.

Wedding Photography in Glasgow & Scotland by Ian Arthur

My Style

My way of working is about capturing the day as it happen in a relaxed and natural way. Some photographers use complicated words for it, but I just call it wedding photography.

My Work

I want your wedding pictures to look just as good in twenty years time as they will today, which is why I like to keep the photography simple the pictures clear and colourful.

My Experience

For over thirty years I have been photographing weddings of all shapes and sizes, and with this experience, I know where to be and what to do at any kind of wedding.

So, just who do you choose for your Wedding Day Photography…?

Once the day is over and the cars, cakes and choirs have gone, one of the few things you will have left will be your wedding pictures. Your wedding is unrepeatable, which is why it’s important to choose the right photographer for your day. So which photographer do you choose? Do you choose a friend, a local part-time photographer or someone who’s just starting out to photograph your wedding – together with the disappointment or worry that this could bring – or do you choose a full time professional with a lifetime of experience..?

It’s a big decision, and one that only you can make, but when it comes to wedding photography, I have a lifetime of experience photographing weddings and I bring this experience with me to each and every wedding – however big or small.

My Approch to Wedding Photography…

My approach to wedding photography is that the day is all about YOU, so my approach is to not let the photography get in the way of the day. I do this by standing back and capturing the day as it unfolds, working quickly and quietly as possible to let you to get on with enjoying the day, and me to capture those natural wedding day moments.

The only time I get directly involved is for the groups and the portraits, with the groups taken in a more traditional style and the couples portraits taken in a more natural and elegant way. For the rest of the day I just photograph things as they happen – which I think is the best way to capture any kind of wedding. 

Professional & Experienced

Over the past 30 years I’ve photographed enough weddings to appreciate that each day is different, and this is why my experience gives me the ability to think on my feet, especially when things don’t go entirely to plan. Whether it’s the weather, the cars, the venue or one of the many other things that could get in the way of the day, I’m always ready for next picture.

And, being the nice guy that I am, I’ve also helped groom’s with their ties, brides with their veil’s, and even got a wee bit misty eyed with a few of the Mum’s during some of the speeches – because that’s what wedding photographers do. And when it comes to editing your pictures, I edit the pictures to look bright, natural and colourful – because I want your pictures to look just as good in 20 years time as they will do today.

Elaine & Brian

So happy we found Ian and chose him to take our wedding photographs. A very small intimate, relaxed and casual day made perfect with the addition of beautiful photographs. Can’t describe how thrilled we are with them.

Sloans, Glasgow

Monika & Laszlo

We would recommend Ian to anyone looking for a professional, talented and easy-to-work with photographer. He was on time, smartly dressed and made us all feel at ease. Our pictures are to die for and we received many compliments from our friends and family. Everything we received is high-quality and was sent to us within 2 weeks from the wedding day, just as promised. Choosing a photographer was not an easy task, but we couldn’t have chosen any better. Thank you Ian for everlasting memories.

Glasgow City Hall & Loch Lomond

Eilidh & Kyle

Ian was absolutely fantastic! He was so charming and personable, and the guests loved him as well! We are so incredibly happy with his photographs and so excited that he was willing to take us on. Fantastic..!

The Waterside, Androssan

Wedding Photography Pricing

These prices are just starting points and if you want to know more about my availability or my prices, then visit my contact page and send me a message, and if I’m available and send you my price-list for your kind of day. Each portfolio include the photography, all your individually edited pictures as high and low resolution files in colour and monochrome, a HD slideshow plus an online gallery for sharing and purchasing prints.

Micro Weddings

 

For those intimate ceremonies with a handful of guests

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Includes photography, editing, online gallery and digital files in colour & mono on a personalised USB drive.

 

From

£350

Small Weddings

 

For those smaller weddings with more guests and all the trimmings.

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Includes photography, editing, online gallery and digital files in colour & mono on a personalised USB drive.

 

 

From

£650

Big Weddings

 

For those big weddings with lots of guests and lots going on.

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Includes photography, editing, online gallery and digital files in colour & mono on a personalised USB drive.

 

From

£1250

SOME QUESTIONS & ANSWERS

HOW WOULD YOU DESRIBE YOUR STYLE

Firstl and foremost – I’m a pragmatis, and unlike some photographers, I dont live in a fantasy world so I don’t use long words to describe what I do. I just photograph things in my own way, capturing moments as and when they happen. The only time I get involved with the day is when its time for the family groups and the couple’s portraits – and for the portraits I always photograph in a style which is simple, elegant, quick and without a lot of fussing or faffing about. Just look at the pictures on my website, and you’ll see what I do.

DO WE HAVE TO SMILE..?

Did you know that it takes 26 muscles to smile and 62 to frown…? Its up to you whether you want to smile, but seeing that it takes less effort to smile, then why not – after all – its your wedding day…!

WHICH AREAS DO YOU COVER..?

I concentrate mainly around the central belt of Scotland, including Loch Lomond, Glasgow and Argyll area, but I also photoraph weddings in Ayrshire and in the Highlands. I’m more than happy to go further, but this will cost extra…

HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN A PHOTOGRAPHER...?

I’ve been a full time photographer for over 30 years and during that time I’ve worked in all kinds of photography, and at one time I even even managed photographers and taught photography. I am still a full-time and self-employed photographer and while most wedding occur at weekends, I still have to fill my days so I also shoot commercial photography. This keeps my busy, as well as helping to keep a roof over my head and keeping the tax-man happy.

ARE YOU INSURED..?

Definitely. I never leave home without it.

DO YOU OFFER ALBUMS...?

Yes. My albums are made right here in Scotland and are of the highest quality. As well as superior materials, I also design each and every album around your day so that  no two albums are the same.

DO WE HAVE TO BUY AN ALBUM..?

No, because I always offer alternatives. You can choose a straight USB package or you can can choose to include, prints, a storybook or an album with your portfolio, or if you want to include something weeks, months or years after your wedding, then I have a special shopping cart on my website where you can buy prints, storybooks or albums.

What happens next…?

Step 1: Send me a message and if I’m available I’ll send you my prices for the kind of day you are having. If you do send an email, dont forget to tell me when, where and how many guests will be at the ceremony.

Step 2: We can arrange to chat on the phone or meet totalk about your day. There’s no obligation to book and I’ll leave it up to you to let me know if you want to take the next step.

Step 3: If you’d like me to be your photographer then I’ll email my booking form to start the booking process. Its all easy and doesnt take too long, and then once the booking form is complete and you’ve paid a retainer fee – you’re booked…!

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