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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Our latest blog posts

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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A beautiful elopement in Birnam Wood In Scotland

A beautiful elopement in Perthshire

This beautiful elopement was made even more magical with the location of ancient Birnam Wood. The intimate ceremony was performed by highland storyteller and all round lovely guy, Scot AnSgeulaiche and took place underneath the famous Birnam oak. Here are some favourites from the day. To …

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A same sex Scottish Wedding in Ayrshire by Glenapp Photographer Archibald Photography

Miguel & Damon’s Scottish Wedding

A Scottish wedding photographed at beautiful Glenapp Castle. Miguel and Damon chose to fly over from the US for a wonderful Scottish wedding on an autumn evening in Ayrshire. They had fireworks, an owl delivering their rings, wonderful food, wine, gorgeous suits and all the people …

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Relaxed wedding photography iat a Perthshire wedding by Mark from Archibald Photography

Karen & Ewan’s relaxed wedding

Karen and Ewan’s very, very, very(!) relaxed wedding in beautiful Perthshire. A relaxed setting with relaxed people and very slightly less relaxed dogs…! Here are some favourites from the day. To view all the photographs in colour go here.

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Humanist Commitment Ceremony by Mark Archibald Humanist Celebrant

Aurore & Jonas Abbaye de Caunes-Minervois

Congratulations to two of THE greatest people on making their personal commitment to each other in the Abbaye de Caunes-Minervois in sunny France. Here are some favourites from the beautiful commitment ceremony. To play a part in the joining together of two great friends is a …

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Altskeith House wedding photographer by Archibald Photography in Scotland

Lauren & Michael’s Altskeith House Wedding

Altskeith House is one of my favourite Scottish Venues with beautiful views over Loch Ard and Ben Lomond. Lauren & Michael enjoyed a relaxed and personal outdoor Humanist ceremony with the wonderful Kathryn Ross from Humanist Society Scotland. Here are some of our favourites from Lauren …

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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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