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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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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Beast from the East storm photographs of Crawford by Mark Archibald Photography Scottish landscape photographer

Crawford during the “Beast from the East” storm

The “Beast from the East” storm has been blowing through Crawford this week. The schools are closed. Fires are lit inside homes. Huge icicles are forming. Drams are being poured. Ridiculous balaclavas are being worn (by me). The fast flowing Clyde is frozen at her banks. …

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Harris and Lewis photographs by Mark Archibald Photography

Lewis and Harris

Lewis and Harris. Next week I return to these beautiful shores to begin work on a new project. A place I’ve travelled before but this time look forward to bringing fresh eyes. These Outer Hebrides steeped in melancholic and often mysterious history. Places echoing the past. If …

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An elopement to Glenapp Castle by Mark Archibald Photography

An elopement to Glenapp Castle

An elopement to Glenapp Castle. Congratulations Melissa & Ben! Here are some favourites from your day… To view all the photographs in colour go here.

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A beautiful winter wedding in Glasgow's west end photographed by Mark Archibald Photography

A beautiful winter wedding in Glasgow’s west end

A beautiful winter wedding in Glasgow’s west end. Congratulations Kristina & Christopher. Here are some favourites from the big day. To view all the photographs go here.

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Winter Signet Library Wedding Photography by Mark Archibald Photography Award Winning Edinburgh Photographer

A relaxed Winter Signet Library Wedding

A relaxed winter Signet Library wedding. Congratulations Dionne & Richard!!! Here are some favourites from your day. To view all the photographs from your beautiful wedding go here.

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Chatelherault Photography Black and White Scottish Landscape Photography by Mark Archibald Photography in Crawford South Lanarkshire between Glasgow and Edinburgh

Family portraits at foggy Chatelherault

I love Chatelherault as a location for portraits…I don’t think I’ve ever seen it as foggy and chilly, though! It was fantastic for me to meet up again with Leigh and Chris who’s wedding I photographed way back in 2008! I genuinely can’t believe that was …

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Chatelherault Photography Black and White Scottish Landscape Photography by Mark Archibald Photography in Crawford South Lanarkshire between Glasgow and Edinburgh

Chatelherault Forest in Fog

I arrived at Chatelherault Country Park to this dramatic, low lying fog-bank. I love the heavily defused sunlight which fog brings. I managed a few spooky landscapes before meeting a family for portraits.

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Glasgow Wedding Photography by Mark from www.archibaldphotography.co.uk

An urban Glasgow post-wedding shoot

An urban post-wedding shoot in the west end of Glasgow. This was one of the coldest shoots I have ever been involved with!!! The car thermometer read -10 degrees as I left and it seemed colder than that. At one stage we had to take a …

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