Professional Family, Children & Generations Photographer in Belfast

Just minutes from Belfast City Centre and near Newtownards, Bangor and Lisburn

Let's capture something great together!

Imagine having those heartwarming family photos that just seem impossible to capture on your own. We’re talking about those genuine moments of laughter, play, hugs, and kisses, where everyone looks their best, minus the usual photo session stress. We’ve been in the family photography game for a long time now, so trust us, there’s nothing your family can throw at us that we haven’t seen before. Tantrums from toddlers or eye-rolls from teenagers? We’ve got it covered, and we love every bit of it!

Our goal? To take the stress off your shoulders and replace it with smiles. We're here to capture those happy, candid moments in your family's life that you'll cherish forever.

Here at our studio, we’re all about natural, relaxed vibes. So, dads, feel free to kick back and relax! No forced smiles or awkward poses here. We genuinely care about making this experience enjoyable and creating something truly special for you.

Having the honor of photographing your family, getting to know you, and capturing the unique dynamics and personalities, is honestly the best part of our job. It’s all about creating images that are brimming with personality and depth, thanks to our years of experience and love for what we do.

Think about it – these family portraits will grace your walls for decades, long after the kids have grown up and started their own adventures. These photos are a snapshot of a beautiful moment in your life, a moment to look back on with joy for years to come.

Whether you’re looking for the perfect portrait to enhance your living room, make a statement in your dining room, or add a personal touch to your entrance hall, take a peek at our portfolio. It’s packed with inspiration and ideas for what we can create together for your family.

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Frenchie Dog Portrait

A family portrait experience for everyone! Big & small!

There's something truly special about capturing family portraits that span generations. It's a joy for us to create these lasting memories that your family will treasure forever.

Organizing a big family photoshoot might feel like a bit of a task, but we promise, the end result is absolutely worth it! Whether it's for a landmark birthday, a golden anniversary, or a festive Christmas gathering, we're here to help make those moments unforgettable.

Crafting natural-looking group photos where everyone shines is our forte. Our team has the expertise to beautifully photograph every member of your family, from the tiniest newborns to proud great-grandparents, and yes, even those adorable family pets!

But it's not just about the big group shot. We love capturing all those special combinations – grandparents with their grandkids, sibling groups, cousins, the whole array of family connections – preserving those precious relationships in stunning photographs.

So, gather up the whole family, and let's create some beautiful memories together!

We can photograph all sizes of groups at the studio - for large groups please get in touch before booking to discuss how we can help you


Everyone deserves a great portrait...


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What you get...

Our family portrait sessions are great fun and are perfect for little kids from 1 year to 100+ years! Pets are even welcome too! We've photographed up to 20 people in one session before! Our portrait sessions include:

  • One to two hour studio portrait session with Graham
  • Pre-session phone chat to get your ready for the shoot
  • People and pets are also welcome to be in your photos too!
  • We’ve a ton of props, but you’re welcome to bring your own too!
  • Come back a week later to see your edited pictures on our big screen
  • There’s no pressure and no hard sell – just order what you love when you come back to see your picture - products start from £125 and upwards

Also includes £75 studio credit to put towards any of our lovely products. You'll find complete pricing and product information on our Products & Pricing page.

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We were a bit nervous...
We were with Graham Crichton with our 2 dogs Annie and Tibbers during the summer. We were a bit nervous about Tibbers as he can be quite reactive with new people. Graham and Hannah were absolutely fabulous with Tibbers and he enjoyed every moment of it, as you can see by his smiles! The photos are absolutely stunning and we opted for the photobook which turned out beautifully and is now displayed in our livingroom proudly! I cannot recommend Graham Crichton enough! Graham and Hannah are a lovely pair and we had a great time and many laughs with them both, professional and down to earth, genuine people!
Graham and Hannah went above and beyond
Graham recently took my two sisters and I's graduation photos and we couldn't recommend him enough. Both Graham and Hannah went above and beyond to make us feel comfortable and welcomed in the studio and even accommodated additional opening hours to suit us. The quality of the photos are perfection and you could not have got better! We highly, highly recommend to anyone! Thanks Graham!
The whole process was effortless
I went to Graham for passport photos. I needed print copies for my Canadian passport and a digital copy for my Irish one. Graham and Hannah made the whole process absolutely effortless and the photos were perfect. Not only are they true professionals, you couldn’t find lovelier people to photograph you or your pet! And the cost of the photos was very reasonable.
It was magic
We had a photoshoot for our 1 year old's birthday and brought our 3 year old beagle along too. How Graham got a toddler and a dog to pose at the same time, I'll never know...magic!! The shoot was so much fun and very relaxed and the photos were absolutely amazing. We got a few of them framed and they are very good quality. I highly recommend Graham and will definitely be back!


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Our location

Located on the bustling Castlereagh Road in the heart of Belfast, our studio is perfectly positioned for easy access from a host of nearby towns and areas. Nestled in the vibrant capital of Northern Ireland, we’re just a stone’s throw away from key localities like Newtownards, Bangor, Lisburn, and the greater Belfast area. Our prime location on Castlereagh Road ensures we’re a convenient choice for clients coming from East Belfast and beyond, including the surrounding suburbs and communities. Whether you’re traveling from the coastal charm of Bangor, the historic streets of Lisburn, or the lively neighborhoods of Newtownards, our Belfast studio on Castlereagh Road is easily reachable. It’s an ideal spot for anyone seeking professional photography services from across Northern Ireland.