Ian Arthur Wedding Photography 



Ian Arthur is a wedding photographer, providing bespoke and relaxed wedding photography in Glasgow, Argyll, Loch Lomond & across Scotland


I am a full-time wedding photographer and I photograph weddings and ceremonies of all shapes and sizes across Scotland. Your wedding is a small story and the best way to tell any story is with pictures, which is why you need a certain kind of photographer to capture your day – someone who can tell your story through their picture taking.

Your wedding day is going to be the start of an incredible journey, and I would like to share a small part of this journey with you in the best way I can – through my photography.

“Before the big day everyone said that the day will pass quickly and that we should stand back and take a moment to absorb the atmosphere and remember. We tried to take it all in, but for all those special moments we didn’t catch, thankfully Ian did..!!” Sarah & Chris



I left school in 1975 with little more than a head full of dreams. In those days of glam rock, Ziggy Stardust, platform shoes and flared trousers I just couldn’t imagine that one day I would be a professional photographer, but photography is a bit like that “crazy little thing called love” – it slowly lures you and then once it has you, it just doesn’t let you go.

I became a fully qualified photographer in 1983, and I qualified as an Associate in the British Institute of Professional Photography in 1987, achievements which I am still massively proud of today. Since then I’ve worked in all aspects of professional photography, even managing photographers and teaching photography, and after all these years of photographing just about everything I am still here as a full-time photographer  – who is lucky enough to visit the nicest of places and photograph the loveliest of people.

Its a great job, so what more could I ask for…?

“Wow. All I can say is WOW!!!! You did an amazing job!!! Thank you so so so much for taking the time you took to make it all so perfect.” Kristen & AJ



My style of photography is based on watching rather than organising, so I photograph things as they happen. The only time I get involved is during the groups and portraits, but for the rest of the time its just me capturing the day – quickly and quietly – so my philosophy is simple: I want to photograph your day without a lot of fuss, and provide you with time lasting pictures.

Just the way it should be. 

I like clear and colourful pictures, so if you are looking for a photographer who edits your pictures with all kinds of weird and wooly colours, then I’m not for you. And if you are looking for an artist rather than a photographer, then I’m definitely not the right photographer for you. I’m really not, but if you are looking for a someone who cares about their picture taking, has a lifetime of experience and who takes pictures as the day unfolds instead of taking lots of contrived pictures…. then maybe you’ve found the right photographer.

I’m not going to write lots of endless words about what I do as I’ve written more than enough already. All I can do is let my pictures speak for themselves and hopefully they’ll say more than words ever could.

“We love you, Ian. We will cherish our wedding pictures forever. Not only did we find a world class photographer in Ian Arthur but also a lifelong kindred spirit across the Atlantic.” Mindy & Adam



Everyone who lives on this planet has the right to love, and to be loved in return. In Scotland its something we can be very open and honest about, especially when two people want to spend the rest of their lives together.

For ten years I have been offering a genuinely GLBT friendly service for same-sex ceremonies both large and small, so if you are planning a pink wedding, don’t be shy about considering professional pictures of your day.To find out where my photography could fit in with your day, visit my pink wedding page.


FInd out more about Intimate and Elopement Weddings in Glasgow, Loch Lomond, Argyll and across Scotland


Wedding photography for those intimate or elopment days with around 25 guests or less.

FInd out more about Small Weddings in Glasgow, Loch Lomond, Argyll and across Scotland


Bespoke wedding photography for those smaller wedding days with around 50 guests or less.

My page about Big Weddings in Glasgow, Loch Lomond, Argyll and across Scotland


 Big wedding photography for those really big wedding days with around 60 guests or more.

Visit my page about same-sex GLBT wedding photography in Glasgow, Loch Lomond, Argyll and across Scotland


GLBT friendly wedding photography same-sex weddings and ceremonies in Glasgow and Scotland.


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