J.K. Rowling crashed this Scottish wedding and I'm DYING of envy

Updated Aug 30 2018
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Photos by: Matt.E.Photography
J.K. Rowling crashed this Scottish wedding and I'm DYING of envy
Photos by Matt Fothergill of Matt.E.Photography

John and Nick were celebrating their wedding at the Prestonfield House in Edinburgh, Scotland when they spied Edinburgh resident J.K. Rowling (you know, the author of the Harry Potter books and all-around kick-ass woman). She stopped over to say hello and give big congratulatory hugs.

Here's what photographer Matt said about the surprise guest…

I think there's definitely that saying "Never meet you heroes," as in don't meet your idols as they can never live up to the hype and you will inevitably feel let down. I can safely say this was not one of those occasions. It was simply not the case with the awesome J.K. Rowling!

So we had the absolute pleasure of shooting with the super lovely John and Nick (legends in their own right) at the always elegant Prestonfield House in Edinburgh for this gorgeous wee wedding. Despite unpromising weather spirits were extremely high and rightly so. Surrounded by an intimate group of family and friends they tied the knot in a warm, funny, beautiful humanist ceremony by local legend Caroline Pearson of the Humanist Society Scotland Ceremonies.

And then J.K. Rowling (as always happens in Edinburgh! Ooft! So passe!) dropped into their couples' session for a quick pose! Total f@£$%^&g ledge! I wish I could say we were cool about it. Not even slightly. I think she got about 20 feet away before we all started screaming like big kids.

Yep… screaming would be the order of the day. The mother of all YA fantasy dropping in to add a little magic to the nuptials. Yes, please. Here are the photos since I know you're gagging for them…

J.K. Rowling crashed this Scottish wedding and I'm DYING of envy

J.K. Rowling crashed this Scottish wedding and I'm DYING of envy

J.K. Rowling crashed this Scottish wedding and I'm DYING of envy

J.K. Rowling crashed this Scottish wedding and I'm DYING of envy

J.K. Rowling crashed this Scottish wedding and I'm DYING of envy

J.K. Rowling crashed this Scottish wedding and I'm DYING of envy

J.K. Rowling crashed this Scottish wedding and I'm DYING of envy

This would be my face, too…

J.K. Rowling crashed this Scottish wedding and I'm DYING of envy

J.K. Rowling crashed this Scottish wedding and I'm DYING of envy

J.K. Rowling crashed this Scottish wedding and I'm DYING of envy

Vendors

Photography: Matt.E.Photography • Venue: Prestonfield House • Officiant: Caroline Pearson, HSS Scotland

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