About Me Wedding Photographer Glasgow

About Me

I find it somewhat odd to write about myself. My full name Radoslaw originated from Slavic words “happy” and “glory”. In translation, that means glorifying, spreading happiness. I do like to think my name truly reflects my personality (Which is helpful as being a photographer!) I am originally from Poland. Love Scotland the same way as my fatherland. Fell in love with Scottish landscapes, people. I consider Scotland as my home, I tie my present and my future. I am the die-hard romantic soul. My personal goal of creation is that my wedding photography expresses happiness with a twist of melancholy.

I Like

People, my favourite subject, my cat and pets. Next will be bicycles, old bicycles, new bicycles, any bicycles, riding bicycles. Outdoors, hiking, coffee and of course, photography. Small format, large format, film, digital – any medium as long as I can be creative. Passion is my fuel.

I don’t like

Meat or dairy. Yep, I’m a pesky vegan but certainly not a fussy eater. I feel like it makes more sense nowadays. It’s my choice of nutrition. Alright, that was an easy one. Not a big fan of politics. Trying to narrow it down to a bare minimum. Rule number one – I certainly don’t talk about it.

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Fun fact, I’ve left my job behind as a history teacher. History, that big one in books or your family, pass down through generations, are stories about great moments of life. Documenting them in a visual, artistic way is a great privilege.
My adventure with photography began over a decade ago, in Scotland. I’ve started a career as a graphic designer and later on as a photographer for a large fashion retailer. I know my camera gear inside and out. I know how to work in the fast-paced fashion industry with artificial light.
I discovered quickly this was not enough, not what I was looking for. I needed to express myself with some art, emotions, feelings. Create something unique, personal. Almost substantial. What could be better than capturing happiness, people in love? Taking photographs that can be appreciated by couples and families for years and years to come. The best thing in the world. The main reasons why I am in the wedding industry.