Portrait of baby Hannah Mae, lay asleep with a green blanket and surrounding by white flowers baby asleep wearing a white woollen hat Cake smash portrait of baby boy - by professional portrait photographer in Oldham darcie - newborn baby portrait jaxon - newborn baby portrait Rae, Frozen Cakesmash baby portrait of twins - by professional portrait photographer in Oldham baby and bubbles will - newborn baby portrait Black and white image of family of five lay on their fronts on the floor, smiling at the camera Portrait of young boy wearing a black gangster hat two babies asleep wearing hats Cake smash portrait of baby girl in red dress - by professional portrait photographer in Oldham Portrait of Jess, young lady with purple lips and decorative green and purple make-up around her eyes black and white portrait of couple kissing dog Black and white wedding photo of couple sat on pier Paint by Magic

Professional Photographer Oldham

Hello and welcome to Shy Violet Photography – very relaxed, informal, fun and creative photography covering portraits of all ages, weddings, make-overs & boudoir and commercial work – run by Gaynor Wilson, Professional Photographer.

Our studio is based in a lovely old Mill ‘Woodend Mills’ in the heart of Springhead, Saddleworth, near Oldham. It’s a comfortable studio which has been designed to make you feel immediately relaxed with plenty of soft seating where we can chat about our ideas and my recommendations for your session. Shy Violet Photography caters for just about everything … from newborn portraits, to the Cake Smash sessions, our NEW ‘Bubbles’ sessions, small and large family groups, couples, parties … people of all ages from all walks of life.

We’re not just studio based, travelling nationwide for weddings, and are happy to cover all commercial and location work in the North West of England.

All photographers have their own style, brought about by their personality. My personality lends itself to those seeking something creative and fun with an informal and quirky feel.  Creating images with an artistic and innovative flair for you to cherish a lifetime.

We take the time to relax you and make you feel comfortable so that you can genuinely enjoy your photo session – ensuring it’s excellent fun and a very memorable experience!

Affordable Images – Priceless Results

Check out our MONEY OFF Package Offers, or we are happy to create a Package just for you.  

Go to Portrait, Newborn or Cake Smash Tab and a dropdown menu will appear – choose Prices – all packages and other prices are published on our website

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Painting by Magic, field of wild poppies
Cake Smash, a wonderful way to celebrate and commemorate your babys first birthday. Let them loose on a cake, what could be more fun?
Newborn baby portrait photography - from the traditional, classic newborn baby portraits, to those with a more creative flair (from 5 days old to 6 weeks old)
Fun, fresh and creative wedding photography captured with imagination