Conference Photographer Edinburgh, Glasgow and Scotland
Though most of my Edinburgh conference photography work is in indeed in Edinburgh, I work in Glasgow and all over Scotland. With extensive experience in photographing national and international conferences and meetings I have gained valuable understanding of the needs of conference organisors.
Conference organisors will be responsible for the efficient running of events that can have over 1,000 delegates. Every aspect has to run smoothly and for my part I have to ensure that I fit into that running equally efficiently.
From understanding the initial brief right through to the end result of high quality images on a disc or eGallery, I need to be in the right place at the right time AND get the right photographs.
A full understanding of a client’s requirements and a reassurance in covering the event, as well as establishing a good rapport, are all a prerequisite.
Conference Photography Style
I will arrive early to establish locations to seek out the best shots and to set up off-camera flash for the main plenary sessions.
In my early years I shot using no or little on camera flash but even with one of the best professional low light cameras I found that images were lacking in style, venue’s spot lighting cast a ‘yellow’ light which needed so much post production. Plus spot lights from above create dark eye sockets on the speakers – not flattering!
‘Getting the shots’ at your conference for example with minimal impact on speakers and the audience is important. Social events are also covered with due respect to guests who are there to network and enjoy themselves.
Pleased to say that several conference organisors re-book for the following year or biannually when back in Scotland. My 3rd UKSG conference in 2015 and just booked for 2018. Yikes!
Second booking with Brown Shipley in Edinburgh to shoot new staff following the recent acquisition of Gillespie Macandrew. Brief was for individual shots in the office (for which I used a white brolly with off camera flash at nearly full side on angle plus on camera...read more
Back for 2nd year at Crieff Hydro for the Confederation of Passenger Transport Scotland annual conference. Two day event with some fascinating speakers including Dr Antonia Terzi designer of the Superbus – not a bus, not a streeeeetch limo, not a formula one car but...read more
Shoot for another Edinburgh Convention Bureau Ambassadors evening event on 31 August this time at the Roslin Institute just outside...read more
World Congress of Epidemiology 7-11th August 2011. Edinburgh International Conference Centre, Edinburgh, Scotland
Delighted to have covered the World Congress of Epidemiology at Edinburgh International Conference Centre this year – conference and social events. Thanks to all at In Conference Edinburgh - the professional conference organiser for IEA [nggallery id=14] ...read more
Ex BBC journalist Lousie Batchelor was the presenter of the opening sessions at the Nitrogen conference at the Edinburgh Conference Centre. I said a quick hello as I had met her and her husband many (many) years ago when I ran a hotel over at Loch Lomond - both keen...read more
Conference Photography Quote
If you are looking for a conference photographer in Edinburgh,
Glasgow or Scotland get in touch for a quote.
Conference Venues worked in (some)
Gleneagles Hotel, Golf & Spa
Sheraton Grand Hotel Edinburgh
Radisson Hotel Glasgow
Radisson Hotel Edinburgh
Waldorf Astoria Caledonian Hotel Edinburgh
The Balmoral Hotel, Edinbugrh
The George Hotel Edinburgh
Crowne Plaza, Glasgow
Edinburgh International Conference Centre (EICC)
Scottish Exhibition & Conference Centre – Glasgow (SECC)
Edinburgh Conference Centre – Heriot Watt
Cape Town Conference Centre – South Africa
RBS Conference Centre -Edinburgh
John McIntyre – Edinburgh University
Universities & Other Venues
Hampden Park, Glasgow
Our Dynamic Earth
Royal College of Physicians
Royal College of Surgeons
Assembly Rooms Edinburgh
Glasgow Concert Hall
The Hub, Edinburgh
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