How do you photograph love?

Weddings can be incredibly emotional events. They are often joyous, intimate or even hilarious. Each one has its own story with the connection between two people at its heart. This story is so powerful I believe it deserves to be remembered forever. This is the starting point for my wedding photography. My aim is to produce a series of natural and timeless images documenting the entire wedding day. I aim to capture the true personality of a couple and never allow anyone to feel awkward in any way. It is possible to get beautiful photographs without posing in ridiculous ways and spending hours away from the party. Great wedding photography is all about taking you back in time to those spontaneous moments which pass all too quickly. The excitement for me is in anticipating those moments and allowing them to be relived by couples and their families forever. That is what photographs do. They stop you from forgetting. Love may be too big a concept to put into words but I have seen it in pictures.

I truly love to photograph. That is how you photograph love.

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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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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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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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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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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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New Lanark wedding photography by local Lanark wedding photographer Archibald Photography

Zoe & Mark’s beautiful Autumn New Lanark Wedding

The first and most beautiful autumn day of 2018. Zoe and Mark started going out together seven years ago to this very day and, in celebration, the sun shone! New Lanark, as always, provided a glorious location. Always, a great wedding is ultimately made by great …

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Dunblane Hydro Wedding Photography by Archibald Photography Stirling Photographer

Dunblane Hydro Wedding Photography

Dunblane Hydro Wedding Photography on a rainy Scottish autumn day! Congratulations Leah and Alan and thank you for braving the pouring rain on your big day. Here are some favourites from the day. To view all of the photographs in colour and purchase reprints go here.

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