I am  on family leave and intend re-opening during 2024.


Kelly x

Keep Smiling ...

Latest KAD News...


Good morning everyone!

After a crazy year of balancing KAD and Piper (i.e motherhood) AND in preparation for baby number two, I have made the difficult decision to temporarily close KAD Photography from June 2019 (excluding bookings already made!) until 2024.

I need to put my ‘all’ into everything I do and in the past year it has been a struggle to do this. It is extremely important to me that KAD provides the best possible service to all my wonderful customers and this is the main reason I have made this decision.

I am hoping to return in 2024 - BIGGER (fingers crossed with someone joining the KAD team!), full of motivation, inspiration, determination and able to spend the amount of time on KAD that KAD deserves!

a) if you have a KAD voucher please contact me immediately to get booked in before June and

b) if you wish to order anything from a shoot/wedding, please do this as soon as possible as I will not be able to fulfil orders after June.

KAD's Facebook page will continue with photos of the 2019 weddings/shoots already booked and also, thanks to an ever growing family, plenty of baby/toddler/family shoots (to keep me in practise!) So please make sure you follow KAD on facebook and/or instagram!

And finally, I’d like to thank each and every one of you for your custom and support. Without you KAD Photography would not be the success it is. I remember being so scared to go self employed 7 years ago, and thanks to you, I have never had a moment of regret! You have all been amazing and I am delighted to say I class many of you now as friends.

I hope to see you all back in my diary in 2024 but until then…………keep smiling!

Thursday 25th Nov, 2018

I will be out of office from now until Friday 2nd of November. In fact, I will be out of the country!

I am off to photograph two beautiful friends get married in beautiful Italy!!

arrivederci a presto!

Tuesday 9th October 2018

I'm Back!

I started tackling my inbox mid September and feel like I am still burrowing out of my maternity leave - hence this very delayed blog entry haha!

Please bare with me while I master the balance of Mother/Business owner :)

Other Big News... 

Due to some work being done in my home/studio I will not have a studio to work from this winter. 

I have booked Webster park in Kingswells to work from but these slots booked up very fast!

I still have some morning appointments available on Sunday October 21st, so please shoot me a message if you are interested in a studio shoot.

To keep myself busy whilst studioless I will be offering christmas forest shoots in the beautiful Kirkhill Forest or Tyrebagger forest! These shoots are perfect for children as they are relaxed and fun.  I am offering these at the usual studio rate of £35 for the hour AND discounted digital packages.

Head on over to KAD's facebook page to see examples of these gorgeous forest shoots :)
Friday 1st December 2017

KAD Photography is currently
closed for maternity leave!

I will return to new set opening hours in September 2018.

In the meantime please feel free to leave a message via email or voicemail and I will get back to you when possible.

Many thanks!

01224 714266

Friday 10th November


All orders for past weddings and photo shoots must hand in their order by the end of TODAY (Friday 10th of November).

No matter how big or small your order, I close for maternity leave in 20 days, so if you do not get the order in before the end of today I will NOT reach your order until I have regular working hours in September 2018.

Many thanks x

Friday 13th of October


FAO Weddings & Shoots that have already taken place...

No matter how big or small your order, if you wish to receive an order in time for christmas/my closure please place your order by TUESDAY THE 31ST OF OCTOBER.

Even if you plan on "just" ordering digital files or a "couple of prints" etc, these need to be in by TUESDAY 31ST OF OCTOBER.

I am usually very flexible and take in late orders but , not this year! I am pretty sure my family are going to padlock my office as soon as I close for Maternity on November 30th , so please avoid disappointment and get orders in by the end of this month!

Many thanks x

Thursday 3rd August

I have been trying not to say the C word but the enquiries are starting to fly in so here goes...


Due to my own special "christmas present" this year I will be closing the studio at the beginning of November to get through the last of my weddings and christmas orders in time for maternity leave beginning on December 1st.

The next few months are already very busy, so space is limited! Please book in for your christmas photo shoot as soon as possible to avoid disappointment :)

Friday 28th July

I am excited to be coming along to Portlethen's newest addition - Hillside Primary School!

I will be there on Saturday the 9th of September filling the day with 10 minute family photo shoots.  10 minutes is the perfect amount of time for those energetic little ones and also those "do I have to mum?" teens! ;)

15% of all order totals goes back to the school - a perfect oppertunity to raise some money for the school whilst getting alot of christmas gifts scored off your list!

If you would like to plan ahead and see a full products and price list you can download one here.
Monday 23rd January 2017

Last year was so crazy with weddings that I am really missing being in the studio as much!

So with that in mind I introduce to you my Mothers Day promotion which will run from February 1st to Febuary 28th

An hours photo shoot in the studio AND a 5x7 print for only £25!

Surprise the mama in your life by getting her adorable babies photographed, wether thats an actual baby, a teenager or even a furbaby!  (Dogs are very welcome in my home studio, infact , I ecnourage it!)

Weekdays, weekday evenings and weekend appointments available.

Call or email to book! :)

Friday 20th January 2017

It is all GO GO GO today getting ready for this weekends Your Wedding Exhibition at the AECC!  This will be my third year exhibiting and if you are getting married you need this exhibition on your To Do list!


As usual I am very excited for this weekend.  It is always a great atmosphere and its lovely to meet new customers and catch up with previous customers! 

If you book with KAD this weekend you will get a complimentary signing frame added to your wedding package!

Right, time to shut down the computer and go set up.  I hope to see alot of you soon :)

 Wednesday 21st December 2016

That is me now closing for Christmas and New Year.  I will be back in action on Monday the 9th of January.  I am taking a slightly longer christmas break this year so that I can get some behind the scenes work done!  I have been self employed full time with KAD Photography now for over three years, and it has been a non stop crazy busy 3 years - Which I am so incredibly grateful for! :) So KAD is definitely in need of some TLC and a spruce up!  I look forward to coming back in 2017 with some imvprovements to my online portfolios, procedures and products.

I hope you all have a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! xxx

 Thursday 27th October 2016

That is me back to work now, but as Mrs Kelly Alison Robertson! - But don't worry, my business name will remain KAD, and not KAR haha!

Spaces are still available for my christmas promotion!  £35 hour photo shoot with 10 complimentary christmas cards showing your favourite image as the cover!  Weekdays, Weekday evenings and weekend appointments available - but weekends are filling up.


 Wednesday 12th October 2016


KAD Photography is now closed and will be open again on Thursday 27th of October.

 Why am I closed you ask ?...

...Because I am getting married ! :D



Friday 16th September 2016

Customers of mine who have seen me in the last 5 weeks will know that I have been suffering in silence (hmm..maybe not complete silence! I have moaned and groaned a little bit ... )with a  broken wrist!! (gym injury - who said working out is good for you?!).  It has been a pest and slowed me down alot the last 5 weeks with editing, but yesterday I was X-rayed and the cast has been removed! WOO HOO!

I am finally back to my usual editing pace , however it has caused a delay and Portlethen Primary School's upload date has been moved from tomorrow to Tuesday 20th of September.  Apologies for the delay and thank you all for your patience over the last 5 weeks!

Kelly x


Friday 2nd September 2016


KAD Photography is now closed until Thursday 8th of September.

I am a lucky girl who is being whisked away for a mysterious hen weekend, and then spending a few days being pampered with Mama KAD.

See you all next week ! :D :D !



Monday 18th July 2016

KAD Photography will be closed for a weeks holiday from Monday 18th July to Monday 25th July.

 I will be spending my weeks holiday watching and celebrating my big brother marry one of my best friends! (I am a little bit excited, can you tell?) 

 Bridesmaid duties await!  I shall return to the office on Monday 25th of July :) 



Sunday 5th June 2016

Photographs from todays Canine Carnival in Banchory are now online for attendee's to view/purchase :)

You will find these in the Client Area , and then in the Gallery section.  Please note these belong to KAD Photography. Please respect copyright laws and DO NOT download/screenshot/publish. Any photographs ordered can be uploaded to this page if you wish to have them on FaceBook. Photographs are partially edited, and will be fully edited when ordered.

Popular products can be purchased directly from the website. For print packages and other products on the full price list please contact me directly to place your order.

Below is a photograph of Max, who came along with Mrs Murray's Home for Stray Dogs and Cats to enjoy the day! Here is Max looking very pleased - and VERY cute! - with his ribbons achieved! :)



Sunday 17th April 2016

Due to an unforseen family emergency I have to close KAD from tomorrow. I hope to be back at my KAD desk by Thursday 21st April.

Thank you for your patience.


Thursday 28th January 2016

Happy New Year everyone !  Thanks to Your Wedding Exhibition at AECC 2016 is already looking to be a very busy year.   I am loving the amount of weddings I get to be a part of , but also missing the studio.  So , with that in mind I have put together the following offer for Mother's Day!

 An adorable gift box which includes a voucher for a hour shoot and 3 6x4 prints.  There is also a special craft gift included too!  The 6x4 mounts are included in the box to show the reciever the size and quantity of their gift.  After the photoshoot they chose their favourite three images to go in the mounts. Worth £55 , and on sale for £30 !!

 Gift boxes can be collected or posted.  Order via email or call 01224 714266. All details below. :)


Saturday 28th November

Another busy weekend ahead with christmas shoots !

There are actually still spaces available on Saturday 5th December for those looking to MAKE CHRISTMAS SHOPPING EASY with photographs of loved ones :) <3

Times available on December 5th are 10am , 1pm or 3pm.

You can have a mini half hour shoot at £20 (ideal for adults or pets) or an hours shoot with 10 complimentary christmas cards (your favourite photo as the cover!) for only £35. Last call for christmas gifts ! Any photo shoots after the 5th will not have a guarantee that orders be ready for christmas.

Please direct message me via this facebook page or kellyduncan@kad-photography.com . Or you can catch me on 01224 714266 between todays and tomorrows photo shoots.

Many thanks ! 



Monday 16th November

KAD Photography is currently closed to attend a family wedding abroad.  I will return to the office on Friday the 27th of November to catch up on calls , emails and orders. 

You can leave a message for me on 01224 714266 or email at kellyduncan@kad-photography.com and I will get back to you on the 27th when i return . 

 Thank you for your patience !

Kelly x

15th January 2014

Hope everyone had a fabulous christmas and a happy new year !! :)

As some of my customers will know my partner and I have been doing a lot of thinking about adding a fluffy pal to our family :)

In 2013 I did a lot of pets promotions, and free shoots to certain breeds so that we could chat to the owners and get to know the breeds. Now that we know 2014 is definately the year for us to get a doggie I am dog obsessed!

Which brings me to my January & February 2014 deal!

Pet's Portraiture - 1 hour photo shoot AND a 5x7 Print for ONLY £20 ! (Saving you £23!!)

This deal is not just for dogs! My studio has seen cat's and bunny rabits too! - All animals welcome And feel free to bring the kids too!

With Valentines Day and Mothers Day coming up it would be a great idea for a gift

To book in please email me on kellyduncan@kad-photography.com or call me on 01224 714266 .

At the risk of showing favouritism - The breed my partner and I have fallen in love with are Rottweilers. So I am willing to give out free photo shoots for rottweilers in exchange for a chat with the owners and 5 minutes of bosies!! (the dog, not the owners)

If you know a Rottie owner please pass the message along


Woops, slightly neglecting my KAD new's! My excuse is that I have been really busy! - which is fantastic :)

KAD Studio has had a makeover :) I now have a large black background (perfect for family shot's), some new backgrounds for the children and lovely new flooring !  Super excited to get stuck in and show it off to everyone!

This month I have been working with a lot of new models and make up artists, you will see photographs from these shoots in the gallery section or on KAD's Facebook 


Hello everyone! Hope your wrapped up all cosy and out of the way of the snow!

Just wanted to make everyone aware of KAD's February Deal (Discounts & Deals announced on a regular basis via www.facebook.com/KellyAlisonDuncanPHOTOGRAPHY) ...

With February being the month of Valentines Day & Mother's Day being just around the corner I am discounting all hour sessions in February to only £20! Not only that, but £10 of this will be donated to SANDS Charity.  SANDS is a charity very close to my heart at the moment.. A good friend of mine gave birth to a beautiful baby girl, only to have her pass away a few short hours later.  It is shocking and heart breaking how common this is and after the success of my Breast Cancer charity calendar I felt I had to do something.

What better of an excuse to grab your loved ones for a photo shoot! You get memories to last a lifetime and you are helping charity at the same time!

Please contact me for more information or to book in for a photo shoot.


E X C I T I N G   N E W S ! !

 KAD Photography has now reached a stage where I can go FULL TIME :)  I would like to thank all the people who have supported me, and my lovely customers who have helped make this happen! Very pleased that I can now focus 100% on my KAD customers, and can take on more wedding bookings!

At the end of this month I will also be moving to Kingswell's / Bucksburn area.  Will have a much bigger studio so stay tuned for some excellent deals that will allow me to show it off :D Address & phone number will be announced once I am in and have my office up and running! In the meantime, photo shoots will be held at the usual spot in Portlethen.

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