Sam Subesinghe

John Need Photographer

Sam needed some up-to-date headshots for various media and PR use. Here’s one from studio shoot.


A shoot for Harrods and their new Harrods Beauty store in Edinburgh’s St James Quarter. The focus was three main areas of the store and here’s one of their luxury Champagne bar. More interiors photography can be found here

Oliami Luxury Retail

Fashion Photography

A product shoot for Luxury Retailer, Oliami and their luxurious Blair Trench Coats. Scotland is the only place in the world these jackets are made you can learn more about them and purchase all, here.

River Rock Whisky

Founder Mark Geary

Founder of River Rock, Mark Geary, photographed at his office for South Korean food and drink magazine, F.

Brad Smith of Microsoft at COP26

Portrait shot of President and Vice Chairman of Microsoft, Brad Smith with his team at the COP26 summit. All shot through Racoon London for Momentum. ©JohnNeed All rights reserved.

Grand Designs – Channel 4

Stills Photographer Edinburgh Scotland

A commercial and PR shoot for Channel 4 of their infamous Grand Designs shows featuring Kevin McCloud. These were shot in July for the episode that aired on Wednesday 15th September 2021 that follows Iain and Jenny’s journey of their bothy conversion and new build.

The Perfect Fifth

Drinks Photographer Edinburgh

Whisky product photography shoot. Aged 30 years and distilled at Aberlour, The Perfect Fifth Single Malt Whisky is one of only 241 bottles, all from one single cask.

H&M St James Quarter

Commercial Photography

This was a great commercial shoot. H&M opened a brand new, two-floor store in Edinburgh’s newest £1 billion St. James Quarter. Interior and exteriors, staff speeches, shots for social media, and the official ribbon cutting. Here’s one from the day.  

Chris van der Kuyl

Business Portrait Photography

Portrait of Chris van der Kuyl. Chris is involved in far too many businesses to list and needs no introduction. A combination of location and white background studio shots. ©John Need

Parsley Box

Parsley Box co-founder Adrienne MacAulay and CEO Kevin Dorren at their new HQ in Edinburgh’s Quatermile. Adrienne wanted to have a very relaxed, natural light portrait shot of herself & Kevin to keep things simple. Along with location portraits, members of the board were also photographed using a portable pro studio set up in an […]