Best Wedding Photographer Scotland

Hello, I am Mark - a full time professional photographer with nearly 15 years of experience as a wedding photographer, family portrait, music/band, commercial and documentary travel photographer and photojournalist. Based in Lanarkshire (within an hour of Glasgow, Edinburgh, Dumfries, Ayr and Stirling), I travel over Scotland and further afield offering natural, relaxed, journalistic type storytelling imagery with an artistic twist.

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Relaxed Portrait Vouchers

Family portrait vouchers are fantastic, thoughtful gifts for family and friends. Portraits with a difference. Time and life moves on so quickly that it is easy for the here and now to simply pass us by. A series of captured memories from your portrait day means …

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Candid Reportage Kingsbarns Beach Wedding Photography in Fife Scotland

A Wedding Portfolio Video

For me, the best wedding photography transports you back into the atmosphere of the day. You should be able to feel the energy, the fun, the emotion, the movement of the day. It is important to capture the weather too…and the light…always the beautiful, ever changing …

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Glenapp Castle Wedding Photographer

A sneak peek from a summer Glenapp Castle Wedding

A sneak peek from a summer Glenapp Castle wedding. The grounds of the castle look so lush at this time of year! Congratulations to Lana & Richard.

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Ardanaiseig Wedding Photography by Archibald Photography

Karen & Mark’s Beautiful Ardanaiseig Wedding

Karen & Mark’s Beautiful Ardanaiseig Wedding. This was one of my favourite weddings of the year so far. It had that element which makes any wedding great…a party atmosphere. Ardanaiseig is a place which means a lot to Karen and Mark and was the obvious choice …

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Inchyra Byre Wedding Photography by Mark Archibald Photography

Christina & Ed Married at Inchyra Byre

Inchyra Byre is a really inspiring venue to photograph. I love the rustic feel of the byre next to the grandeur of the house. Christina & Ed were lucky that the weather held just long enough to complete their outdoor ceremony. There was a wee bit …

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Kinkell Byre Wedding Photographer Archibald Photography

A beautiful Kinkell Byre Wedding

A beautiful Kinkell Byre Wedding. Craig and Cara were married in beautiful, rustic Kinkell Byre a couple of miles from St Andrews. After getting ready at the¬†Fairmont Hotel, they moved along the coast to this gorgeous rustic barn setting. Wild partying and loud laughter ensued!!! Here …

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St Andrews Upper & Lower Halls Wedding Photography

Jennifer + Tom – St Andrews Upper & Lower Halls & St Salvators Chapel

St Andrews Upper & Lower Halls Wedding Photography. Jennifer & Tom chose one of my favourite venues for their wedding…St Salvators Chapel in beautiful St Andrews. There was golf, beach, laughter, sunshine and an encounter with a dog…! Here are some of our favourites from the …

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St Andrews Wedding Photography by Archibald Photography

St Salvator’s Chapel & Myres Castle

St Salvator’s Chapel & Myres Castle. St Salvator’s Chapel is an old favourite of mine, but this was the first time I had photographed at Myres Castle. What a beautiful, brilliantly run, friendly place!!! I couldn’t recommend it enough. Rosanna & Gregor’s wedding day had so …

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A Funky Glenskirlie Castle Winter Wedding Part One

A Glenskirlie Castle Winter Wedding with guitar jamming, fireworks and a funky daughter/Dad dance off!!! Part One…Getting Ready &¬†the prelude to the ceremony. To view part two of this beautiful wedding, click here. To view part three of this beautiful wedding, click here. To buy beautiful …

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The Boathouse at Archerfield House

Sarah & Ben tied the knot on the balcony of the boathouse at Archerfield House along with their closest friends and family. Part one…golf, getting ready & the ceremony. See part two here.

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Commitment Ceremony at Glenapp Castle for Leora & Paul by Glenapp Photographer Archibald Photography

Leora & Paul’s Commitment Ceremony

A commitment ceremony photographed at Glenapp Castle. Congratulations to the loveliest couple ever…Leora & Paul! All the way over from New York…a city very close to my heart…my old ‘hood! Here are some favourites from the beautiful day. To view all the photographs in colour go …

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Relaxed family portraits by Archibald Photography

Relaxed Family Portraits

I love spending time photographing families in as relaxed a way as possible and when you are photographing friends it all becomes even more fun! This is simply one of the loveliest families in my beautiful hometown of Biggar and I hope that shines through in …

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Black & White Wedding Photography by Scottish Wedding Photographer Archibald Photography

A Black & White Wedding at Glenapp Castle

A black & white wedding. Karen & Costa tied the knot at beautiful Glenapp Castle on an early summer’s day in Ayrshire. I was honoured to photograph their big day and had a wonderful time with these genuinely lovely people. Here are some favourites from the …

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Humanist Society Scotland Naming Ceremony photography East Kilbride

Humanist Society Scotland Naming Ceremony for Anna

Wee Anna had her beautiful naming ceremony with at Torrance Golf Club and was a total star! Here are your photographs, Anna! To view all of the photographs in colour and in black and white go here.

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Bride and Groom in ceremony at Mar Hall

Pamela & Nim at Mar Hall

Mar Hall was the venue for Pamela & Nim’s beautiful early summer wedding. It was a relaxed, wonderful day and an absolute pleasure to photograph. Here is the story of the day. To view all of the photographs in colour go here.

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Luke & Ellie Tie the Knot

This was a very special wedding for me to photograph. I went to school with Luke’s Mum Hazel and play football with Luke’s Dad Chris as well as Luke himself on occasion. Nicer people it would be very difficult to find. And Ellie’s family are exactly …

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Winter weddings at Glenapp Castle by wedding photographer Scotland

Winter Weddings at Glenapp Castle

Winter weddings are beautiful at Glenapp Castle. This intimate wedding was also blessed with some beautiful, late afternoon light to work with. And it stayed dry!!! To view all the photographs in colour and purchase beautiful reprints go here.

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Humanist Society Scotland Weddings by Mark Archibald Photography

Humanist Society Scotland Weddings

Often hilarious, moving, personal…always personal…Humanist Society Scotland weddings are among my favourites to photograph. From the 800-odd weddings I have shot over the years, around a quarter have been Humanist events. I have seen people laugh. I have seen Grannies cry with joy. I have heard …

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Glasgow University Chapel & The Piping Centre wedding photography by Archibald Photography

Glasgow University Chapel & The Piping Centre

Lauren and Ewan tied the knot at beautiful Glasgow University Chapel, one of my favourite venues and with one of Scotland’s best wedding teams. They wanted a relaxed affair and that is exactly what this day was. Maureen Kettle from Humanist Society Scotland was her usual …

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