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June 16, 2023 —

25 UK-based small business photographers – Part II

91 editor Caroline shares another 25 UK based photographers creating beautiful images for small businesses
25 Uk based small business photographers - Maria Portway, Scotland
25 Uk based small business photographers Rhona McDade, Goodrest Studios, Cornwall
91 Magazine editor Caroline Rowland
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A few years ago I put together a post sharing 25 UK-based small business photographers as I wanted to create a useful resource for small business owners, as I truly believe getting professional photography done is one of the utmost important investments you can make for your brand. I share this post regularly and know that lots of small businesses and photographers have come together through it.

Since then, I’ve come to know even more excellent photographers around the UK that love to create imagery for independent businesses. Some which have worked with us here on the magazine, and some who I’ve discovered through other means. Therefore, this is Part II – another 25 photographers who you might like to employ to shoot your brand, product or lifestyle imagery.

Again, I can’t stress enough how valuable it is to invest in a professional photographer. Whether you run a product business, a service business, solely online or a physical shop or venue, having a strong visual identity is essential and will truly elevate your brand.

There is a photographer to suit every style, budget and location, (in fact most are happy to travel!) so do browse our round up below, and check out the previous post too for another collection of creatives to consider…

25 Uk based small business photographers Roberta Ashley, Sussex

Roberta Ashley, Sussex

Roberta is focused on helping brands to tell their unique, visual story, so this often involves a combination of brand, lifestyle, product and portrait photography. She also offers photography and styling courses and one to one mentoring sessions.


25Uk based small business photographers - Nat Aubry, Hertfordshire

Nat Aubry, Hertfordshire

Nat has worked with many small businesses, creating atmospheric images that captures and tells their story, whether it’s an artisan maker or a travel brand.


25 Uk based small business photographers Tessa Brickwell, Devon

Tessa Bricknell, Devon

Tessa works with ethical indie brands to produce natural, earthy imagery whether it’s products, portraits or the overall brand story. Based in Devon, Tessa is greatly inspired by her local area, but also loves to travel for work.


25 Uk based small business photographers - Carolyn Carter, Birningham

Carolyn Carter, Birmingham

Carolyn has been a freelance photographer for over 15 years. She enjoys working with both digital and film and not only does she love photographing independent businesses, she also organises a biannual event – The Paperdolls – an art, design & craft market in Birmingham.


25 Uk based small business photographers - Anna Considine, Scotland

Anna Considine, Scotland

Anna describes herself as a small business obsessive. She loves to work collaboratively with her subjects, to put them at ease as sometimes being photographed can feel scary! Anna also offers mentoring to other brand photographers, sharing her knowledge and experience.


25 Uk based small business photographers - Emma Croman, Derbyshire, Brighton

Emma Croman, Brighton / Derbyshire

Emma is a lover of nature and exploring and brings these elements into her photography work, creating peaceful and serene images, capturing people, places and stories.


25 Uk based small business photographers - Helena Dolby, London

Helena Dolby, London

After a stint working in Australia, Helena is back working in the UK. Based in London, she has a passion for the outdoors, nature and travel. She loves shooting people, interiors, food and lifestyle.

@helenadolby25 Uk based small business photographers Milly Fletcher, Cornwall

Milly Fletcher, Cornwall

Milly’s first love is food, but she also shoots interiors and product imagery and can even help you with website design. Details of her brand packages can be found on her website.


25 Uk based small business photographers - Ali Green

Ali Green, Cornwall

Ali runs Alexandra House Studio, working collaboratively with sustainable brands, creating considered visual content. As well as photography, Ali also creates film for brands, and can help with strategy, branding, design, websites and social media.

@alexandrahouse.studio25 Uk based small business photographers India Hobson, Yorkshire

India Hobson, Yorkshire

One half of Haarkon, India has worked with many mainstream and independent publications while also creating atmospheric images for small brands, whether it’s still life product photography, portraits or spaces.

@indiahobson25 Uk based small business photographers Carmel King, London

Carmel King, London

Carmel has a vast portfolio of images featuring makers and manufacturers, and has even published a book featuring them – Made in London. She aims to tell the maker’s story through capturing their processes, skill and environment.


25 Uk based small business photographers Emma Lavelle, Yorkshire

Emma Lavelle, Yorkshire

Emma tells stories through her photography, for which she only uses natural light for a soft, dreamy and moody aesthetic. Much of her product photography is captured outdoors in wild landscapes, while she also shoots portraits, spaces and nature.

@fieldandnest25 Uk based small business photographers - Emma Lewis, Somerset

Emma Lewis, Somerset

Somerset-based Emma has had her worked published in many interior and weekend publications and works with quality brands, designers and makers creating lifestyle, portrait and interior images with a naturalistic aesthetic.

@emmalewisphotographer25 Uk based small business photographers Rebecca Lewis, Suffolk

Rebecca Lewis, Suffolk / Essex

Previously a designer/maker herself, Rebecca now shoots brand photography and film for other makers. Her aim is to produce soulful, authentic images, shot in a relaxed documentary style.

25 Uk based small business photographers Rhona McDade, Goodrest Studios, Cornwall

Rhona McDade, Cornwall

Rhona runs Goodrest Studios, offering photography and consultancy for ambitious brands. With a signature sun-dappled aesthetic, Rhona creates images that tell stories as well as assisting brands with everything from strategy to social media and copywriting.


25 Uk based small business photographers - Sherion MullingsSherion Mullings, London

A street style photographer who has now added personal branding photography to her repertoire, Sherion shoots makers, designers and small business owners in their spaces, capturing mood and emotions.


25 Uk based small business photographers - Helena Murphy, Bristol

Helena Murphy, Bristol

Helena is a food, product and interior photographer and offers a variety of packages to suit different businesses. Helena has also published her own cookbook and hosted a Creative Session for us about self-publishing.

@helenarose_photography25 Uk based small business photographers Claire Naylor, Essex

Clare Naylor, Essex

Clare specialises in working with small brands, and enjoys shooting spaces such as independent shops and restaurants. She aims to document people with sensitivity and empathy to create authentic and natural imagery.

@claire_naylor_photography25 Uk based small business photographers - Stephanie Osmond, Cornwall

Stephanie Osmond, Cornwall

Stephanie is a creative lifestyle photographer based in Cornwall, who shoots interiors, people, product and food, capturing the essence of your brand,


25 Uk based small business photographers - Alice Poole, BristolAlice Poole, Bristol

Alice shoots in a documentary style and loves to tell people’s stories, particularly those of women, and has recently opened for booking of artist portrait sessions in your studio or workspace.


25 Uk based small business photographers - Maria Portway, Scotland

Maria Portway, Scotland

Maria works out of a seaside town in Scotland, and says ‘storytelling is an intrinsic part of my Icelandic heritage’. Maria creates emotive, atmospheric portraits and lifestyle brand photography.


25 Uk based small business photographers - Hana Snow, Wiltshire, Somerset

Hana Snow, Somerset / Wiltshire

Hana is based on the Somerset / Wiltshire border but has clients all over the UK, shooting interiors, lifestyle, portrait and brand photography with an aim to create honest, beautiful & unique imagery.

@hana.snow25 Uk based small business photographers Alexandra Wallace, Yorkshire

Alexandra Wallace, Yorkshire

Alexandra is a lifestyle and portrait photographer, with a mix of work across interiors, food and brand photography, which has a natural and relaxed feel.

@alexandrawallacephotography25 Uk based small business photographers - Alice Walker

Alice Walker, Essex

Alice is a stylist and photographer who offers a ‘post and shoot’ service were you can send your products direct to her to be styled and shot in her home studio. Her aesthetic incorporates the use of natural materials, colour and creative lighting. She is also available for event styling.

@alicewalkerstyling25 Uk based small business photographers - Siobhan Watts, Hertfordshire

Siobhan Watts, Hertfordshire

Siobhan works with nature-loving brands and creatives and has a collaborative and highly personalised approach. Her work has a sense of wildness that brings out emotion and connection with the subject and their work.


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