Commercial Quay

shore edinburgh drone

Commercial Quay

Nearly all of my property photography is residential and largely for Airbnb but a couple times a year I get to photograph commercial property and today’s shoot is a really popular venue that is occupied by a number of really popular businesses.

Commercial Quay is a historic warehouse that has 7900sq/m of space and houses offices, leisure and retail accomodation. Popular venues include Quay Commons (pictures below), Kitchin (a Michelin starred restaurant with a tv chef) as well as many businesses that mostly seem to deal with media.

So the owners of Commercial Quay, a company called Castleforge Partners, had a couple office spaces renovated and I was asked by their Marketing and Events Manager if I could pop over and take some photos not just of their newly fitted office spaces but of existing spaces throughout. I won’t give you company names as it’s not relevant and no we didn’t photograph Kitchin and no we definitely didn’t get to sample any food (boo!) but it was a relatively simple shoot which gave me a chance to break out the drone.

I’m finding with marketing nowadays photos are great but they’re just not enough. To really get an edge in marketing, obviously depending on your type of industry, videos are awesome and drones (for myslelf at least) are even better. Rather than just show off your property with typical look straight ahead photos, get a drone up in the air and really show off the area.

For example, Commercial Quay sits right next door to the Shore which has some really lovely bars and one of the best restaurants in Edinburgh; Fishers. Also it’s rather pretty by city standards and is just a general great place to hang out, so we got the drone up in the air, swatted away the seagulls and took some photos of the local area which everyone really liked.

Sadly the weather wasn’t the best on the day and I’ll be reshooting some of the external photos when the weather is better but these drones are just awesome fun, especially when you get used to them.

So here are some of my favourite photos from this shoot. Very impressed with the spaces and they sit in a really great location. Hope to go back and photograph more spaces for them again soon.

commercial quay edinburgh
commercial quay edinburgh
commercial quay edinburgh
commercial quay edinburgh
commercial quay edinburgh
commercial quay edinburgh
commercial quay edinburgh
commercial quay edinburgh
commercial quay edinburgh
commercial quay edinburgh
commercial quay edinburgh
commercial quay edinburgh
commercial quay edinburgh
commercial quay edinburgh
commercial quay edinburgh
commercial quay edinburgh
commercial quay edinburgh
commercial quay edinburgh
commercial quay edinburgh
commercial quay edinburgh
commercial quay edinburgh
commercial quay edinburgh
commercial quay edinburgh
commercial quay edinburgh
commons quay
commons quay
commons quay
commons quay
commercial quay edinburgh
commercial quay edinburgh
commercial quay edinburgh
commercial quay edinburgh
shore edinburgh drone
shore edinburgh drone
shore edinburgh drone
shore edinburgh drone
shore edinburgh drone

Related Articles

Bearsden Glasgow Property Photography

Bearsden Glasgow Property Photography

Now this is a seriously impressive property. Bearsden in Glasgow generally has great properties but this is an exceptional one with a really stunning extension designed by Sara Hamilton at Breagh Architects. This is a two-floor extension with a large open

read more
Union Canal Edinburgh Airbnb

Union Canal Edinburgh Airbnb

This was a really surprising property. I've visited a few properties around the Union Canal/Fountainbridge area and they've been on mixed quality. Some look good, some less so, but I really liked this property as it...

read more
Dennistoun Glasgow Property Photography

Dennistoun Glasgow Property Photography

I’ve written loads of times how much I like going to Glasgow for both work and play and Glasgow always continues to impress me with it’s diverse range of properties. While properties in Edinburgh are very similar by area, every property I have been to in

read more

Like My Work?

Get in Touch

0 Comments