John Need Photographer

Internationally published commercial and private professional photographer with a fully equipped Studio in the heart of Edinburgh .
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Professional portfolio to date:

Commercial photography
Conference Photography
Portrait photography
Actors' headshots
Dance portfolios
Stills for TV/Film
Music PR and live music

All images © John Need 2014

Posted in Blog on December 14, 2014

No posts here.

I’ve been told not to add anything new to my site (and there’s lots) due to my new site being built. It’s frustrating but the site will be live before the year is out. Update coming V E R Y soon, I promise. Continue Reading

Posted in Blog on October 23, 2014

Alim Ozturk

I’m not a Hearts fan…I promise, I don’t even like footy yet my eldest is mad about it… The irony! Anyway, I was asked by Dalry Primary School to document some of the Hearts players talking with the kids for a School project. It just so happens that this guy, Alim Ozturk scored this goal a few days after ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog on September 1, 2014

NEW SITE….soon!

Apologies for the distinct lack of new posts… There’s TONS I should be adding but I thought I’d hold off until the new site is up and running. It should be in the next couple of weeks so keep your eyes pealed and I’ll also announce it via twitter and my Facebook feed… Cheers John Continue Reading

Posted in Blog on July 11, 2014

…back to work.

That’s it! Paternity leave is officially over and I’m back on the grid. I’m looking forward to the shoots already booked for next week and the coming months. Onwards and upwards… A new 4×4 has also been purchased so I’m now able to venture in to more difficult terrain.. literally! Continue Reading

Posted in Blog on June 24, 2014

Due date!

Just a quick note to say I’m not currently working during June 14…and possibly early in to July due to my Wife being very over-due! Due on the 12th June, there’s still no baby; we’re eating pineapple, hot curries and driving over cobbled streets, so 10 out of 10 for effort on our part, no luck&# ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog on June 12, 2014

Audit Scotland

I spent a day and a half working with Audit Scotland creating all the imagery needed for their annual report. All of which can now be seen here: Continue Reading

Posted in Blog on June 11, 2014

Hugo Everard

Trumpeter, Hugo Everard needed up to date portfolio shots for web and other media. Being an all-rounder (jazz, Clasical, Improv) we needed a few different looks. Session took about an hour and here’s a headshot from the session. Continue Reading

Posted in Blog on March 14, 2014


17 Irish Hens with fizz & feathers spent a good hour having individual and group photos in the studio. It was wild! It was crazy! It was great. Continue Reading

Posted in Blog on January 9, 2014

Roy Castle Foundation at The Scottish Parliament.

Alex Neil (right) meets with members of The Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation to hear highlights on the importance of more Lung Cancer Nurses needed in healthcare. Continue Reading

Posted in Blog on January 2, 2014

Business Head Shots

First post for 2014 is Maika who needed pro head shots for her European application forms. Continue Reading

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