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Professional Photographer, Saddleworth, near Oldham, Greater Manchester


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Fun, creative & wonderful ideas for NewbornBaby, Cake Smash & Family photography, wedding and boudoir photography, plus product / commercial photography

Hello and welcome to Shy Violet Photography – very relaxed, informal, fun and creative photography covering portraits of all ages, from newborn to cake smash, to weddings, make-overs & boudoir and commercial photography – 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 in the Northwest of England. 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 photography, and baby photography to include the Cake Smash photography, 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


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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