Am I allowed to print and share my wedding photos? Everything you need to know about wedding photography copyright and licences

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Wedding photography copyright

You’re on the search for the perfect wedding photographer that will capture the essence of your day that you’ll spend months planning and you’re assuming that you’ll own the photos and can do what you like with them? You could be so wrong. Over the years as a wedding photographer in Dundee, Perth and Angus I’ve learned that UK copyright is often misunderstood. In this blog I’m going to dispel the most common wedding photography copyright myths so you know exactly what to ask potential photographers and can choose the photographer that’s right for you. You know that you want … Read More

Why is professional wedding photography in Scotland so expensive?

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Brides-to-be, are you engaged to the man or woman of your dreams and starting to budget for your beautiful Scottish wedding? You might have started researching photographers online and you want to know why professional wedding photographers are so expensive? I’ve been photographing weddings in Angus, Dundee and Perth for over 4 years and I see this question in Facebook wedding groups on a weekly and sometimes daily basis. I know that weddings are a big investment, not just financially but emotionally too, and you really want to pick the right photographer so you can look back on your day … Read More

Real Weddings at Clova Kirk and the Glen Clova Hotel, Angus: Rebecca and Rob’s wedding

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Do you fancy escaping from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and getting married to your best friend in the heart of the stunning Angus Glens? Clova Kirk and the Glen Clova Hotel have got to be at the top of your list. Read on as I’ll share with you in my series of Real Weddings, the story of Rebecca and Rob. Rebecca and Rob first met in Glen Clova so to return to such a beautiful setting for their wedding was the perfect choice for them. Related content: They held their wedding ceremony in Clova Kirk and were joined … Read More

Real Weddings at the Woodlands Hotel, Dundee: Ailsa and Barry’s wedding

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When you’re planning your wedding in Dundee one venue that’s sure to be at the top of your list of considerations is the Woodlands Hotel. It has a beautiful ballroom with plenty of room for up to 120 day and 170 evening guests. Read on as I’ll share with you in my series of Real Weddings, the story of Ailsa and Barry. Ailsa and Barry chose the Woodlands Hotel for their wedding, surrounded by family and friends. When I first met them they told me they wanted their day photographed naturally with a few posed group photos with family and friends and … Read More

Real Weddings at Forbes of Kingennie Country Resort: Gemma and Kevin’s waterside wedding

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Are you thinking about getting married at Forbes of Kingennie Country Resort in Angus with a handful of your closest family and friends by your side? Not to mention staying over in the very romantic Leannan Boathouse! Read on as I’ll share with you in my series of Real Weddings, the story of Gemma and Kevin. Gemma and Kevin chose the stunning location of Forbes of Kingennie Country Resort for their beautiful, intimate wedding ceremony in April 2016 and were joined by more family and friends to party with them at night. When I first met them they told me that … Read More

Real Weddings at the Glen Clova Hotel: Ailsa and Chris’ Valentine’s Day wedding

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Have you ever dreamt about eloping to a beautiful countryside hotel in the heart of the Angus Glens to marry your best friend with just a handful of your closest friends by your side? And for an extra dose of romance you choose to do it on what’s considered to be the most romantic day of the year, Valentine’s Day? Read on as I’ll share with you the first in my series of Real Weddings, the story of Ailsa and Chris. Ailsa and Chris decided to get married at the Glen Clova Hotel & Luxury Lodges as it was a … Read More

Welcome to my brand new piece of internet real estate

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  A new home for Anne Johnston Photography   Just over a month ago I embarked on a mission to create a brand new website and when I say “mission” I don’t say that lightly! Here’s the thing… I’m a bit of a geek and completely unashamed of it, I love to keep up-to-date with technology and while most people would hand over the design of their site to a team of expert web designers and builders, I’m all for getting stuck in to see what I’m capable of. So here we are! Hello!   Why the change?   I’m … Read More

How to stop comparing yourself to other photographers

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7 tips to stop you comparing yourself to other photographers

I’m going to ask you a question and I want you to be honest with me. Have you ever been struck down by a case of the green-eyed monster? You spend too long looking at other people’s photos and feel like you’re not good enough. They use a better camera than you. They use better lenses. They have better lighting techniques. Their photos are composed better. Whatever you’re telling yourself, STOP! Comparing yourself to other photographers really does suck. In this blog I’m going to tell you why and share with you what you could be doing with your precious time … Read More

5 top photography tips for beginners

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5 tips to stop you giving up on photography

Are you new to photography and feel like you’re struggling to get your head around all the numbers? Are you on the verge up throwing in the photography towel or, even worse, selling all your gear? I know that there’s a lot for you to learn and you might feel like giving up but I promise you, if you persevere it will be worth it. I have 5 top photography tips for beginners that will inspire you and stop you giving up when you’ve only just started. I received a message out of the blue on Facebook from a lady … Read More

The 5 best wedding photographers in Dundee and Angus

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  Choosing a photographer to capture your wedding day, one of the most special days of your life, is a decision not to be taken lightly. You will be surrounded by all your favourite people, there will be tears of joy of laughter and of love and when you look back at your wedding photos in the months and years to come, you want to look at your photos and feel every emotion of your day. I’ve been photographing weddings in Dundee and Angus for over 4 years and now it’s not unusual for me to take bookings for weddings 2 years in advance. … Read More