jayne emsley photography

Birthdays and Balloons!

Here is little Struan - a year on from when I last photographed him as a teeny tiny newborn! I loved catching up with him and seeing how he is growing into a beautiful little boy, full of cheeky smiles and laughter!  Enjoy your birthday, Struan!!  x

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Sister Act!

I loved photographing these two sisters - they were a little double act and so much fun! We had a beautiful location that was just as bright and fun as their little personalities! 

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Matt and Lucy Tie the Knot at Cringletie, in the Beautiful Scottish Borders.

Congratulations to Matt and Lucy, who tied the knot at Cringletie House in the Scottish Borders! The couple wed in complete secret and in front of their two beautiful girls, who then sprung their own surprise with a heartfelt poem for their mum and dad.

The day was perfect - an amazing location with gorgeous weather to boot! Set in beautiful wooded surroundings, The Cringletie provided a stunning backdrop for Matt and Lucy's big day.

Thanks again for having me along to photograph your special day - I was delighted to be a part of it!

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Calum and Layla Tie the Knot at The Merchant's Hall, Edinburgh!

Last Saturday saw Calum and Layla make their promises in front of family and friends in a very romantic Merchant's Hall, Edinburgh.  They had a beautiful Humanist ceremony with celebrant Jackie Grant.  The setting was absolutely perfect for their big day, with a big domed roof, huge windows and ornate fireplaces - we even managed to make it out between the odd shower for a couple of photos on Rose Street.

Once again, huge congratulations to a lovely couple - and thank you so much for having me along to photograph your special day!

Layla and her bridesmaids had their hair and makeup done by Janice Dawson, JD Bridal Hair.  The  flowers, a gorgeous pastel bouquet,  by Flowers by McDowell's and Layla's stunning dress was from Pretty Woman, Meadowbank.

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Time for Celebrations!

Last week, I met Bill and Ruth Duff.  An absolutely gorgeous couple who were visiting the beautiful Scottish Borders, all the way from California.

They were celebrating their Golden Wedding Anniversary at The Barony Castle, where they stayed fifty years ago, whilst on their honeymoon.  It was a real delight to photograph them on their return trip - they were great in front of the camera, with those stolen glances, kisses and cuddles!

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There are a handful of spaces left this year for my outdoor location portraits and studio shoots! I have some availability on the 25th June, 9th July, 20th August and 10th September and limited availability on other dates! Places will go quickly! If you would like to book in for a portrait (anything from maternity, newborn, baby, toddler and child, family or pet). PLEASE DROP ME AN EMAIL info@vanillamoonphotography.com

Seeing Red!

I had a wonderful maternity shoot over the weekend! An absolutely gorgeous family, who are expecting their baby girl very soon. Mum-to-be dressed in a show-stopping red maternity gown and we used a really natural setting to make the colours pop!  I love the photos and I can't wait for our next shoot when little babba arrives!

Big thanks to the land owner for use of the land.

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Beautiful Little Eva....

What utter gorgeousness!! We had a completely natural shoot for little Eva - nothing too posed, just simple, perfect little detail shots that speak for themselves.

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Happy Birthday Dexter!

What a lot of fun it was to welcome little Dexter back to the studio! This time to celebrate his first Birthday!! I have photographed Dexter three times now, and he never fails to put a smile on my face!! What a cheeky little man he is! Hope you have a wonderful Birthday!!

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Tiptoe...through the Daffodils!

I had the most adorable photoshoot on Saturday! Everything came together just brilliantly - a lovely family, a beautiful little girl, a stunning location and the weather was just right - A perfect spring day for a perfect photoshoot! An extra special thanks goes to the landowner for allowing me to use such a stunning location!

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