Edinburgh Photography Tours – FAQ

Yes, some of the best shots of Edinburgh are taken in the rain. We advise dressing for the weather.

If you have a mirrorless-camera we recommend something in the 10-30mm range. On a DX camera we recommend something in the 18-55mm range and on an FX camera we recommend something in the 24-70mm range.

No tripod is required.

We cap our walking tour at a maximum of 5 people.

Yes, unlike many of our competitors – we have no minimum number for our tours to go ahead.

No, if we did the tour would last all day.

No, we have a short comfort break half way through the tour for a bio-break / bathroom /restroom break.

Yes, we offer a 50% discount for children aged between 10 and 16 provided they are accompanied by a full paying adult.

For some people it can be and not for others. Our tour starts on top of Calton Hill and there are steps to get to the top of the hill. Please bear in mind, the city of Edinburgh is built on seven hills.

Yes, gift certificates for this tour have proved to be an ideal gift for budding photographers.

Yes, James can show you some tricks with your smart phone. We can also provide you with a digital SLR, to use on the tour, at no extra charge – all you need do is bring an SD card to record your images on.

Scottish Photography Experience Tours – FAQ

The choice is up to you and dependent upon the itinerary of your custom tour. James is happy to book your accommodation according to your needs and budget. We do not profit on accommodation, you are billed at cost.

We recommend as wide a range of lenses as possible for this tour. A tripod is not necessary.


We can easily accommodate up to 3 people, however for a little extra cost we can accommodate parties of up to seven people.

Yes, absolutely – we aim to show you the very best of Scotland during the time you are with us on the tour.

Yes, one of the advantages of booking with us is that unlike larger companies (who have time schedules to adhere to), we are a bespoke/custom tour. Our goal is to satisfy all of your photographic needs.

4 Abbeys + A Chapel Photography Tour – FAQ

Yes, if you can give us enough advance notice, we can do this tour on days other than a Thursday. Please email James to discuss your needs: uk.jameschristie@gmail.com

We recommend a wide angled lens and a mid-range lens. A tripod is not required.

Yes, James will provide you with an historical introduction to every site visited on the tour.

Outlander Photography Tours – FAQ

Yes, very much so! I am very impressed with the historical accuracy by Diana Gabaldon, the author.

No. Due to each individual’s dietary needs, meals are down to the individual.

No, this is a private tour for you and your party.

We recommend booking as far in advance as possible, to ensure you get the dates you require.

Absolutely! My goal is for you to return home with amazing photographs of the Outlander locations, that you will be proud to show your family and friends.

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