Thistle Thoughts

January 15, 2020

Welcome to 2020! We’re just wrapping up the final touches on our films from 2019, and as I sit to write this I really do wonder where the year has gone. It was a whirlwind year for all of us here at Olive & Thistle, with a record number of weddings, corporate work and...

July 24, 2019

Here at Olive & Thistle, in our first two years of operation we have seen unprecedented interest in our wedding films, from couples that are newly engaged, to those booking us last minute, and even those long married that wished they had hired a videographer for their...

February 28, 2019

What a year!! So we’ve just finished editing our last film of the season, and as I hit the render key and deliver the last film of the year, I’m starting to realize I have very little time to rest, because it’s time to get ready for the new season in just a couple week...

August 1, 2018

Here at Olive & Thistle, we LOVE meeting people - it’s part of the reason we got into filming weddings - our love of film, our love of people and our passion for discovering their stories. When we meet with prospective couples they often come with a list of questions f...

May 17, 2018

Here at Olive & Thistle, we love being able to chat directly with our couples - before, during, and after their big day! So it's always fun when we get to reach out to the greater Scotland audience, from potential couples to those who just love weddings!  This month, w...

April 21, 2018

Happy Earth Day!  An increasing number of couples are thinking about the impact their wedding might have on the environment, and modern wedding suppliers are listening and offering wonderful ecological options.  Being eco-aware during your special day can not only be a...

April 6, 2018

Welcome to our first blog post of the new year! OK, we get it, it’s already April, but here at Olive & Thistle we’ve been working hard behind the scenes preparing for the upcoming wedding season - cleaning our cameras, polishing the drone and ironing our dress shirts,...

October 26, 2017

Up in the sky! it’s a bird! It’s a plane! No, it’s Olive and Thistle’s Mavic Pro Drone filming your wedding or corporate event in full 4K! While not as catch

September 25, 2017

Here at Olive & Thistle, we get this question fairly often, not just from prospective clients but from our families, friends, strangers that we run into on the street and so forth. It’s a tough question to answer in the time it takes for the stoplight to change, so let...