Wedding snapper is in the frame for national award

Dalkeith photographer Derek Christie is focusing on success at the forthcoming Scottish Wedding Awards.

As a regional finalist, the married father of one is hoping to be named as the Scottish Wedding Photographer Of The Year 2015 at Glasgow’s Crowne Plaza on February 24.

An upbeat Derek told The Advertiser: “I’m delighted. Being nominated is a fairytale ending to a hard but fantastic journey.

“I have been able to work with amazing clients to create beautiful memories of their wedding days to cherish forever.

“My son Blair has very complex needs as he is Autistic but also has a severe learning disability. Working away for only one or two days a week meant I could support my wife physically when supporting him.”

To view Derek’s work visit www.derekchristiephotography.com

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