John Need


Edinburgh Whisky Photographer Scotland

Shooting glass can be tricky. Whisky is a pleasure. Don’t get me wrong, depending on the label it can be a nightmare, as shiny gold and shimmery labels are a big thing now. Backdrops and foregrounds, ice cubes, perfect pour, shadow angles and all, so finding complimentary colours and lighting always help. Here’s one for […]

Liam Ross Jewellery

Asked by the Liam Ross of William Street in Edinburgh, to capture a number of his recent works.

Harrods Beauty

I’ve been shooting with Harrods Beauty in Edinburgh’s St James Quarter for nearly a year now but never posted one of their cocktails. So here’s a Caroline Herrera from the Champagne Bar.

National Trust for Scotland

I’ve been working with the National Trust for Scotland for around 6 years now. All of which is for their online shop, newsletters, Magazines, and the all-important Christmas Magazine, which we shoot in July. We’ve worked closely over the years to generate more striking imagery and here’s a more recent one of their Inverewe Garden […]

Sam Subesinghe

John Need Photographer

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

Own Label Company

Edinburgh Photographer Film Maker

I’ve worked with Sally a few times now and I love her transparency in business. Something I believe we both share. Here’s one of the stunning bottles and if you’d like to know more, head over to her website and you can create your own bottle for your own business. Get in touch if you’d […]

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.


Product Photography

Product shoot for Scotland’s Space Rocket Company, Skyrora.  Images used for launch (pun intended) of their online store to inspire a young generation of future Space Commanders. The full article can be read here.