At Vanilla Photography we are experienced in a wide range of portrait styles and our studio offers a service that is tailored for every client. We approach portrait photography by first understanding our subjects requirements and then we work together to achieve the desired look and outcome. Our sessions are suitable for both domestic and commercial clients.

A Portrait For Every Occasion

Whether you are celebrating the birth of a new child, require a makeover or a large family reunion, our studio is flexible enough to accommodate most requests. We can style the look of your portraits however you desire and we have access to make up artists if required. In the case of commercial portraits we can match the style of existing images if required for continuity or develop a new theme that is succinct with the message that you wish to portray.
outdoor portrait of a couple against a metal wall with a reflection of the setting sun

Location Portraits

Portrait photography in your own environment can add an extra dimension of creativity and personality to portrait images. A family portrait in a favourite location or in the backdrop of your home can personalise your portraits and reflect the interests and characteristics of who you are.
couple holding each other and smiling at the camera
a couple holding each other in the arches of Manchester Town Hall
couple sat together underneath a tree

Pet Portraits

Pets in their own environment can make for wonderfully natural portraits, our experience with equine photography can focus on the bond between animals and their owners reflecting the emotional connection which always delivers a much more powerful and stirring image.
black and white image child hugging her horse
black and white iamge child cuddling up to her pony

Corporate Portraits

Corporate portrait photography requires a different approach altogether and photographing in the right location can be an effective medium to deliver a message about the culture and ethics of a company, we can match an existing style or inject some creativity into a new set of images that project professionalism in your public profile.
executive headshot in a laboratory
executive studio portrait of a female
six people lying on the ground in a circle looking from above

Frames and Albums

A large wall portrait as a centre piece of a room can transform the living space of a house, using thoughtful design and high quality framing is a vital ingredient and can make a welcome addition to any home.  We have a vast selection of framing options to embellish any environment from traditional handmade frames, canvas's to the latest contemporary acrylic and aluminium polished surfaces.  We can also design your images into coffee table books that would take pride of place on any bookshelf.

Portrait Portfolios

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Adults on Location

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Adults in Studio

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Pets & Children

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Family in Studio

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Glamour

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Kids in Studio