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Janet & Mitchell’s vintage/DIY/registrar/village hall/BBQ wedding!


Janet & Mitchell had an EPIC wedding and i wouldn’t have expected anything different!  Janet & Mitchell are very creative people, well Janet more so….!  She is a crafting expert, check out her facebook page Heart art Aberdeen to see all her gorgeous hand made bits and pieces.  I met up with them a year before their wedding date and Janet was sitting crocheting blankets for the big day.  Pretty much everything was home made, all the cushions and chair covers included! So where to begin….  At Marischal college.  I had never been there for a ceremony and i was […]

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Craig & Emma’s pre wedding shoot at Balmakewan farm


I first met Emma & Craig at the YWE show (Aberdeen’s biggest wedding exhibition) in January 2014.  I remember the moment they came over as i had just been at a cocktail stand and had just drank a cheeky shot of a gin cocktail…One perk of being situated next to 10 Dollar Shake.  I think it went to my head but fortunately Emma & Craig’s free glass of prosecco had also went to their heads so we were on the same wavelength!  I should add it was the end of the last day…I wasn’t taking advantage of free gin all […]

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Donna & Rae’s wedding at Coos Cathedral, Aboyne


Donna & Rae’s wedding at the Coo’s cathedral was so pretty, they made so much themselves, from the twine lanterns hanging from the ceiling to the paper flowers that must have taken hours of patience, i think it was worth all the effort and who knew green apples would look so awesome as name tag holders?! I had a few weddings ‘firsts’ at Rae & Donna’s Wedding…Rae decided to take Donna’s surname!  I’m not sure who decided women should take on their new husband’s name but i did find it refreshing that they decided to go against tradition and mix […]

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Rebecca & Charlie’s wedding at Logie Country House


Oh Logie Country House, you are so pretty!  What a venue for a wedding, i can see why Rebecca & Charlie knew they wanted to get married there, i would definitely make use of the  outdoor hot tub if i was a guest at a Logie wedding….Perhaps with a glass…. no, a bottle of prosecco! I think Rebecca and Charlie  did an awesome job planning their wedding considering they were travelling for 6 months not long before it!  Every room i went in to had something thoughtful in it, from lovely framed poems to a personalised jenga area and a […]

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Donna & Rae’s pre wedding shoot at Footdee


I met up with Donna & Rae on a bonnie but cauld day doon at Fitty, oh fit rare! (i felt like writing in an aberdonian accent for a bit) I know Donna & Rae so knew it would be a fun shoot, when i say fun, i mean Rae being awkward and me and Donna laughing at him…. It really was fun.  As with most couples on their pre wedding shoot, Rae and Donna got more relaxed as the shoot went on, when Rae asked how the photos looked, i replied ‘They look just like you guys hanging out’, […]

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Charlie & Rebecca’s pre wedding shoot at Drum Castle


Charlie & Rebecca are getting married at Logie Country House on Saturday!  I met up with them last month for a pre wedding shoot at Drum Castle, it was my first pre wedding shoot there, it is so pretty, i have no idea why i’m not there more often.  We really are spoiled for choice when it comes to castles in Aberdeenshire! It was great to catch up with Charlie and Rebecca as they had been away for months travelling the world, i love hearing about peoples travel experiences, i was so envious they went to Japan.  I would love […]

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Ailish & Jordan’s wedding at Kingdom Hall & Norwood House Hotel


Ailish & Jordan got married in February.   I enjoyed photographing their wedding so much!  The day started with the bridal prep, as you can see from the photographs i was quite taken with Brodie the Scottie dog, he had so much personality and the most adorable face!  I have a lot more pics of him but the morning really was all about Ailish so i didn’t want to put to many Brodie pics on the blog!  When i first met Ailish i was really impressed that she knew a bit about photography, she showed me some pics she loved and […]

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Maternal Health India


The second part of my India trip was photographing maternal health. I was photographing maternal health for Immpact, a global research initiative for the evaluation of maternal and newborn health intervention strategies in developing countries.  Immpact’s mission is to conduct excellent and innovative research to inform and influence policy, governance and practice, improve quality of care and strengthen capacity for maternal and child health in low and middle income countries.  I have also photographed maternal health in Malawi for Immpact, who are based at Aberdeen University.  The Malawi images can be found here: & In total i visited six […]

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India Trip: The golden triangle tour & Holi


I have been pretty quiet with my blogging recently, mainly because i was in India!  I have always wanted to go to India, seeing the Taj Mahal was quite high up on my bucket list, i don’t actually have a list written down, it’s more of a mental list (next one on the list is to find a fossil!) I timed my trip to India with some charity work by photographing maternal health for IMMPACT, those images will be blogged soon. I joined a tour as i was apprehensive about getting around on my own, especially as i had my […]

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Jodie & Terry’s Cove wedding


Terry & Jodie got married on a lovely spring day in April.  Jodie is a Cove quine and wanted her wedding local and close to her heart, so her and Terry got married at the Cove church, after the ceremony we went to Cove harbour for some photographs then on to the Thistle hotel just up the road for speeches and a meal with their closest family members.  I might be getting a bit soppy in my old age but it was so lovely to photograph the mother daughter bond between Jodie and her mum and Jodie and her daughter, […]


A few of my latest adventures...

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2016 highlights

January 11th, 2017
McLeod Wedding325

Izzy & Kenny’s wedding at St Machar’s Cathedral & Dunbar Hall- Old Aberdeen

August 10th, 2016
gay funfair wedding

James & David’s Funfair wedding at Logie Country House

July 5th, 2016


  • Ahhh, big thank you Donna for your awesome wedding pics, captured the day perfectly and they look great!! Big smiles! x

    Emily Hughes

  • Just want to say a huge thank you to Donna Murray for our amazing wedding photos which came in a beautiful packaging. Thank you very much for being part of our big day xx

    Leanne Goodlad

  • Donna what can I say!! The photos are amazing! You are so talented! You even managed to make us look good haha, love how you captured all my guests and the children so naturally. The detail in my dress, shoes, jewellery, flowers everything is perfect! You are very special at what you do should be so proud of yourself! x

    Tracy Marcella

  • Just want to say a huge thank you Donna for our amazing photographs, looking through them at the moment and bringing back lots of lovely memories, you’ve captured the day so well! x

    Leanne Watt

  • Donna we love all our photos and you captured our day perfectly – we particularly love that you captured all the emotions and they shine through in the photographs, thank you so much. x

    Jen Wallace