David Wheater LLB (Hons) Dip LP

I'm a photographer and video creator living & working in Edinburgh, Scotland. I work closely with businesses to create beautiful imagery and videos that tell their story and engage with customers. I work mainly in Scotland but am willing to travel to London and all other parts of the UK.

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About & Awards

2017 Commended Finalist - Scottish Landscape Photographer of The Year 

2018 Commended Finalist - Scottish Landscape Photographer of The Year 

2019 Expert Commended - Amateur Photographer Magazine Competition

2019 Commended Finalist - Scottish Landscape Photographer of The Year

2020 Winner - St James Quarter Photography Competition


Thanks for visiting my website, I hope you've enjoyed having a look around. If you'd like to commission a photograph, a video, or to work with me please call me on 07400 705 357 or email me at david@adventuresinscotland.uk to discuss your project.


I live in Edinburgh, Scotland and photography and film-making is one of my greatest joys in life. I regularly take on commissions, but for me, photography will always be a deeply personal thing and an incredible outlet for self expression and improved wellbeing. 


My photos and films have been used widely, everywhere from the Discovery Channel, Harris Gin and numerous travel companies to information boards in Greyfriars Kirk in the Royal Mile. I don't enter many competitions, but I have been a Commended finalist in the Scottish Landscape Photographer of the Year Competition three years running and was Expert Commended in the Amateur Photographer Magazine 'Christmas Cover' competition in November, 2019. In 2020, I was a winner in the St James Quarter photography competition, with four images used to launch the new St James development here in Edinburgh.


I sell images privately, but I make no apology for doing my own thing and not worrying about competitions or what other people think. It will always be a deeply personal and even spiritual creative passion, and my place of refuge when life just gets too much. It's a joy, an escape and freedom.


Photography has magical healing powers and is one of the best ways I know to improve your wellbeing and mental health. Whatever I'm going through in life, I always feel better after going on an adventure with my camera.

I shoot most of my photography in film or digital RAW and use Adobe Lightroom for editing. I have nothing against Photoshop, but have never felt the need for it. Generally, I do as little editing as possible, but I will occasionally go a little 'arty' which will be obvious to the viewer.


I never add anything to my photos that wasn't there at the time I took them and, while I appreciate composite photography, it's not for me. I want my photos to reflect what I really saw and felt at the time, so I can look back on them and feel a real emotional connection to the time and place. My photos are very much a reflection of my personality and interests and it's lovely when other people enjoy them too. If you can't tell already, photography for me is all about emotion.

I currently specialise in shooting photos and video for businesses, particularly in the tourism sector in Scotland and the north of England. I'm also very open to working on collaborations with other creatives and small businesses.


You can call me on 07400 705 357 or email me at david@adventuresinscotland.uk. I look forward to hearing from you.

Some Clients & Publications


St James Quarter Edinburgh

The Discovery Channel


Isle of Harris Distillery

Seeds of Hope Scotland

Regent's University London

Hamptons International

Academic Studies Abroad

The Centre for Enterprise, Markets & Ethics

Hudson Sandler LLP

Canongate Kirk

Scottish Memories Magazine

The Grain & Feed Trade Association

Economy For The Common Good UK

Savills UK

Indos Financial

Innovate Finance Limited

Delta Asia Financial Group

Digital Innovators

Blueshore Southern


Socal Coins

World Travel Toucan

Royal Geographical Society

Movie Travel

World Mission To Asia

Association of Environmental Activists

National Ayurvedic Medical Association

Julius Rutherfoord & Co

Lets's Travel UK


G. Network

Caravans For Sale

Eternal Elevators

Asher & Lyric

Life and Style.org

American In London

Appleberry Stables

Strathcona Ventures


This is Rens

Sunburst Web Management

Live Kindly

Vegan Insight

Dean Farm Trust

Black Field Farm


For a friendly, no-obligation, chat about your project please get in touch :-)

Tel. 07400 705 357