John Need


Event Photography Edinburgh

Having worked with WeAreMVI pre-Covid in Edinburgh, we were asked to join them in Bilingsgate, London for their MI Awards. Two of us on site for this with one shooting the stange and the other the winners with a studio set up.

AIJA – International Association of Young Lawyers

A packed 4-day event at Edinburgh’s Sheraton Grand with post-meeting events at Edinburgh Castle, The Signet Library and The National Museum of Scotland. Panel meetings, networking and, as AIJA said, a chance to change the World.

Biochemical Society

My second event with the Biochemical Society.  The meeting was to provide a forum for researchers to discuss how genomes are organised by protein complexes containing Structural Maintenance of Chromosomes (SMC) proteins. Keynote speeches, networking, posters, and evening events were all covered over a 3-day shoot.

Mastercard – 150th Open. St. Andrews

Edinburgh Photographer

A Mastercard B2B Services event held at The Open Golf: St. Andrews today. Here’s Mark Barnett, President of Mastercard, Europe, with the introduction.

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.

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.


Asked by the EICC to represent them for the HRH, Duke of Sussex’s company, TRAVALYST. An intimate meeting with just over 150 leaders of Industry.

GC Summit

The Annual GC Summit for Legal Business Lawyers, held at Edinburgh’s Signet Library.

Pan Commonwealth Forum

David Putnam

Not only was it the Pan-Commonwealth Forum, it was also 50 years of Open University. Here, David Puttnam (Producer of The Mission, Chariots of Fire) gives his key-note to 500 strong.

EICC Student Day

Asked by the EICC to cover their student-focused day on industry. The five guest speakers featured during the Q&A.