A Maggie Sottero Dress at the Roxburghe Hotel for an Edinburgh Wedding with a Scots Pipe Band

Today I am thrilled to share the beautiful Edinburgh Wedding of Leanne and at the Roxburghe Hotel in Edinburgh, that featured a Maggie Sottero Dress and a Scots Pipe Band.

Images of the day were captured by Derek Christie Photography.


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Derek says of his work…


“My style is very much capturing the fun element of your day as well as photographing those signature photographs for you to treasure forever.”

“I want to tell the story of your wedding day by melting into the background when there are hugs and tears of happiness to be captured but stepping in to have some fun with the guests to help set up shots like the Confetti shot or the family groups.”

“Every wedding is different but there are key elements to each and every wedding day.”

“It’s all the little things that happen around these key times of your wedding day that make it memorable to you in particular.”

“Capturing these precious moments is hugely important to me as these make your wedding unique and give you years of amazing memories.”

“I have photographed weddings at some of the most prestigious venues in Edinburgh as well as some of the more unusual and more intimate venues.”

“From The Balmoral Hotel and Dundas Castle, to Inchcolm Abbey out in the Forth.”

“From weddings at The George Hotel in Edinburgh to a quaint church in The Scottish highlands.”

“From the smallest wedding of just the Bride and Groom who flew in from the USA or Australia to weddings with 200+ guests packing out country houses, I have wedding photography packages for everyone.”


Derek says of the couple…


“I was really looking forward to Leanne and Keith’s wedding at The Roxburghe Hotel and St Cuthbert’s.”

“St Cuthbert’s is a beautiful church right at the bottom of Lothian Road, and it was a lovely Ceremony.”

“From there it was a short walk to Princes Street Gardens for the family wedding photographs as well as the bride and groom portraits.”

“The weather for late October was spectacular!”

“Late afternoon sun stayed away long enough for the family group shots but made an appearance just in time for some great light during Leanne and Keith’s portrait shots.”

“We then headed over to The Roxburghe where family and friends were joined by evening guests to dance the night away.”


I now hand you over to beautiful Bride Leanne…


How did you meet?

“We met in why not nightclub in George Street Edinburgh.”


When did you get engaged?

“We got engaged on 17th November 2012 at the Gleneagles Hotel in Auchterarder, Scotland.”


Tell us about your Wedding planning experience

“We always wanted to have our wedding in Edinburgh, our hometown.”

“Our motto when planning the wedding was, if we both love it, buy it.”

“We didnt spend days, weeks or months trying to make a decision, which made planning fun and enjoyable.”

“We loved planning our wedding and I put alot of thought into every single detail of the day and I think it paid off.”

“We were married on the 26th October 2013.”


What was the best bit of your day?

“The best bit of our day was seeing each other at the alter and our ceremony.”

“It was exactly how we dreamed it would be.”


What is your advice to other Couples getting married?

“Our advice would be to take everything in and enjoy every minute.”

“The whole day just flies in.”



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Thank you so much to Derek for sharing this stunning Roxburghe Hotel Wedding.

Such beautiful cream and silver styling , and what a WOW factor with a Pipe Band, a classic Scottish touch.


Wedding Suppliers

VenueThe Roxburghe Hotel, Edinburgh.

PhotographerDerek Christie

Highly recommended, we didnt know he was there half the time and our photos are fabulous.

He has a great attention to detail and is a lovely person aswell as a brilliant photographer. We liked him as soon as we met him, infact we didnt even look around anyone else.

Florist/Wedding stylistAmethyst

Amazing , Mark taken all the stress out of decorating our church and reception. It looked truly stunning.

Wedding dress and bridesmaid dressesAnne and Bobbies, Bathgate.

Very friendly staff who helped me choose my dream Maggie Sottero dress. Great choice/range of dresses

Wedding Cars Ecosse Classic Wedding Cars, Dalkeith.

Massive collection of beautiful cars. Drivers were so kind and helpful.

Kilts Kilt Hire Company, Haymarket, Edinburgh.

Very friendly Md helpful staff. They were very thorough with all our wedding party putting us at ease that the order was done correct.

VideographerLifes Rosie productions

Lovely person and very professional. Our video captures our day perfectly. We even forgot he was there.

Wedding CakeSpecial Day Cakes, Uddingston

Delicous cake and beautiful to look at it.

Pipe Band and PiperRoyal Scots pipe band.

Absolutely amazing. They had the whole room up dancing. Something myself, husband and guests wont forget.


To contact Derek Christie 

Website: http://www.derekchristiephotography.com/

Email: derekchristiephotography@gmail.com

Blog: http://blog.derekchristiephotography.com/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/derekchristiephotography

Twitter: https://twitter.com/derektchristie


UK Wedding Blogger with an eclectic style based in Glasgow

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