Islay Family Photography

Natural and fun portrait photography in the Islay landscape.

Your Islay Photoshoot

Islay Family Photography
I offer a simple, natural style of portrait photography - allowing the people to become the star of the show. Whatever the ages, I can capture portraits that the whole family can admire.
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Why an Islay Photoshoot?

Have you come back from a family holiday
 with just a few windswept selfies and some 'nice' landscapes? Why? Don't do it again!

Leaving Islay without amazing images is leaving behind memories and family times to share with each other, family and friends; now and in the future. Don’t miss out!

About Me

You couldn't be in better hands for a family photographer! I'm also a part-time teacher, so I've got plenty of tricks up my sleeve to make sure your little (or bigger) ones are in the right place to get those perfect pictures! Sessions are fun and engaging, there's no awkward posing here!


Don't just take my word for it!
Family Portrait Islay

Jacki and family

Family shoot at Sanaigmore
"Thank you, Ben, these are wonderful!"
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Natalie and family

Family shoot at Saligo Bay
"These are great, we had a really fun time.Thanks again for everything!"
Family Photoshoot with Dogs Islay

Helen and Mark

Maternity Shoot at Singing Sands
"They're amazing!!! Thanks Ben!!!"

About Your Shoot

Things you may have been wondering about!
Family Photoshoot at Salig


We can usually work with most weather Islay throws at us. We can change locations depending on the wind direction, time of day, angle of the sun. You’re hiring a photographer who know the best places, whatever the weather!

Lots of wind and rain? Yes, there are some (surprsingly rare!) times when it just won’t be great. I’m pretty flexible, so we can look to change times and find something that suits you.

I'll always take into account the ages of your family, where you are on the island and come up with a stunning location that suits everyone.


The main thing with your photoshoot is to have fun! Do that, and the pictures come naturally! You and the whole family will be guided through - and I'll make sure the kids have a great time!  It's my job to make sure you look your best, and I know the poses, the activities and the places to make that happen.
Islay Family Photography


The first thing to do is to get in touch, on Islay you always have to be quite flexible, so I am too. Usually we'll set a date and approximate time, then we'll just keep an eye on the weather and keep in touch. We can always change or tweak plans depending on what the weather's doing, how little ones are doing and what the light is like.

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Ready to start your Islay journey to great memories?
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