Dog Photography Bristol

Natural outdoor dog photo sessions with Bristol based photographer Andrew Maybury.

  • Capture the true character of your dog and preserve moments you would otherwise miss.

  • Choose from a range of outdoor locations in the Bristol area and book your photo session online.

  • All sessions include a set of digital photos for you to view and share. Additional display products and high resolution photos are also available.

  • I'm a full-time professional photographer with more than 20 years experience. I've owned dogs for most of that time too!


Photo session price £65

  • Approximately an hour and a half of photography at your chosen location (see below for details).
  • A set of watermarked digital photos, yours to keep.
  • Framed prints, canvases and photo books available as optional extras.

See behind the scenes

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Capturing character. Naturally.

Playful puppies, active adults, sleepy seniors… I love letting dogs be dogs! I’ve taken thousands of photos of my own dogs over the years, and the ones that remain my favourites are those where the dog is covered in mud or snow, soaking wet, or carrying the world’s biggest stick! My approach is natural and informal rather than highly styled. I do spend a little time shooting portraits of your dog but the majority of the session is spent capturing them as they roam, play fetch, and generally enjoy being outdoors.


Choose your location

Each of the following Bristol locations is an ideal environment for photographing dogs outdoors. They all consist of open grassland along with shaded areas of woodland. You may already have a favourite, but if not the information alongside each photo should help you decide.


Ashton Court Estate

Ashton Court Estate, Long Ashton, Bristol

Parking: Pay & display car park (Mansion House), nearest postcode: BS41 9JN

Large country park to the south west of Bristol city centre with an abundance of grassland and woodland for your dog to explore. Easily accessible from the M5 and A38 south of Bristol.


Blaise Castle Estate

Blaise Castle Estate, Kings Weston Road, Lawrence Weston, Bristol

Free car park, nearest postcode: BS10 7QT

Large open parkland to the west of Bristol, with woodland trails, castle and brook - perfect if your dog likes a paddle! Easily accessible from the M5 northbound and southbound.


Oldbury Court Estate

Oldbury Court Estate, Oldbury Court Road, Fishponds, Bristol

Free car park, nearest postcode: BS16 2JH

Open parkland and woods to the north east of Bristol, including a riverside path along the River Frome, often resulting in a very wet and muddy dog! Easily accessible from the M4 and M32. Free parking.


Troopers Hill Nature Reserve

Troopers Hill Nature Reserve, St George, Bristol

Suggested parking: Malvern Road, BS5 8JA

Troopers Hill is probably my favourite location to photograph dogs. It’s a rugged, heather covered hillside in east Bristol, with rocky crags, woodland paths, and excellent views across the city. Please only choose this location if you have good control over your dog, as there are some steep, rocky areas. Ample street parking close by.


Warmley Forest Park

Warmley Forest Park, London Road, Warmley, Bristol

Free car park: Station Close, BS15 4NJ

An area of open grassland and woodland in South Gloucestershire, to the east of Bristol. A peaceful, rural setting, and there’s a large pond if your dog enjoys a splash! Easily accessible from Bath, the M4 and A4174.


Every session with Dog Photography Bristol includes an set of watermarked digital photos for you to enjoy and share. If you decide you would like something special for your wall, or a photo book full of memories, then we are able to provide those for you, but there is no obligation to buy anything at all.


Book a session

Use the form below to select a date and location for your dog photo shoot.