“Balbirnie House” Wedding : Dawn & Greg

I know every photographer will probably say this but, I generally do believe that I get to shoot “the” very best weddings! And Dawn & Greg’s big day at the fabulous Balbirnie House was certainly no exception! The wedding took place at the start of November and, for me, was part one of another “double header” weekend, my second in as many weeks – yep, certainly was a busy time of year!

So why do I think I get the best weddings? Well, I’ve always believed that the way I shoot a wedding contributes in a big way. I adopt a very low key documentary approach to the day, stopping only briefly for a few group shots and a short “couple shoot”. This allows you to get on and enjoy the day to the max without breaking away every few minutes for “posed” pictures. So whether you’re the type of couple not keen on having your picture taken or the type that just wants to party all day (or both!), then I might just be your man. But if you want your pictures to look like a bridal magazine, then I’m definitely not the guy for you LOL.

Honestly, Dawn & Greg’s big day was a truly fabulous one from start to finish. And with the added surprise of singing waiters there were so many brilliant natural moments to capture right through the day but, as usual, I’ll shut up and let the pictures do the talking …

Was great also to catch up with some familiar faces, namely Kirsty & Stuart and Stacey & Adam, who’s weddings I’d also shot in recent times :-).

Dawn & Greg, thank you very much for choosing me to shoot your amazing day! Here’s a few of my own favourite shots which I hope you all like. But please do let me know what you think – there’s a space for comments below the pictures :-).

Looking for “Documentary” Wedding Photography?

If you’re on the look-out for a wedding photographer (or know someone who is), then you may just like my “ninja style” (a couple’s words, not mine) low key approach to the day! Most couples tell me they didn’t even notice me for the majority of the day and that suits me … it is your wedding day after all, not a photo-shoot!

My style is very unposed, unfussy and focuses more on documenting your day rather than directing it. Minimal group shots (or even none at all if you prefer) and short couple shoots allow you spend more of the day with the people that matter and have a total blast!

I’m mainly taking bookings now for 2024 & 2025 but do still have some limited availability for this year too … but I do now only shoot one wedding per weekend so dates can be very limited during peak times.


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  • Dawn & GregApril 1, 2023 - 7:24 pm

    What a wonderful blog Mike, thank you so much again for capturing our big day so perfectly! You were so easy and professional throughout and as a self confessed ninja, I can confirm you are! 

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