Belfast’s most popular pet photographer specialising in dog portraits and cat photography
We know how much you love your dog (or cat!)! As dog owners we love our Glyn the Dog. He isn’t our pet, he’s family. We see all sorts of pets in our studio, from big dogs to small dogs, rabbits and even cats! That’s is why we are Belfast’s most popular pet portrait studio. We’ve been doing this a long time and love creating beautiful portraits that will bring back many memories for years to come. Have a look at our work below and if you want to chat, you know where we are!
Watch how Graham tells your pet’s tail…
Pet portrait session at our studio and 8×6″ print
1 pet included – More pets can be added
How it works
Your session will last around an hour and is the time to have some fun. Our studio is relaxed and friendly. Bring some props and a change of outfit with you to mix up your session.
After the session is over, you will be invited back for your viewing and ordering appointment to see your pictures on our large projection screen – usually a week later. You get to choose your favourites and plan where to show off your images.
A portrait isn’t a picture, it’s something that lasts forever. With our locally made products starting from as little as £59, there really isn’t an excuse not to make some memories! We offer a range of different products to suit all tastes and budgets, from digital images to frames to adorn your walls.
Our dedicated portrait studio is based in East Belfast at the historic former old Strand Spinning Mill, now known as Portview Trade Centre. We are just a five minute drive from Belfast City Centre and close to Ballyhackamore. We have free parking on-site. You can book your session online below using our self-service booking system or you can book over the phone by calling the studio on 02890 99 77 98.
Buy a Pet Portrait Gift Voucher
Give the gift of a portrait to someone you love – Monetary or product gift vouchers available from £50
Most Asked Questions
But my pet won’t sit!
Ok, let’s get the elephant in the room out of the way… or rather the dog or cat in the room! Most pets we photograph won’t sit perfectly for a portrait. Why? Because they are not people! But don’t worry… we’ve been doing this a long time and have a boat load of tricks we use to get great pictures of them. If you’re afraid they won’t sit give us a call to talk it through. Like your pet, we don’t bite! 🙂
But my pet is crazy!
The chances are they really aren’t that crazy! We’ve seen them all, trust me. Our studio is totally pet friendly. So, we don’t mind them running around, jumping on the sofa, making a coffee… That’s why we are a pet photography studio, we expect pets to be pets! PS: The humans however we expect to be on their best behaviour 😉
How much does it cost?
Our sessions cost £25 to book. We include a complimentary 8×6″ printed photograph.
Our products start from just £59. There’s no minimum spend, but to give you an idea, most people spend around £300 when they come back to see their pictures. But we are real believers in our pictures should do the talking, rather than a pushy sales session. Every person is different… and you aren’t every person, right? There… we got that out of the way!
As a small family run business we appreciate all your support during these difficult times. We’ve also had a difficult time with being closed for so long, so every penny you spend with us really means the world. We do kindly ask that you please keep that in mind when booking with us. Our products are competitively priced and we’ve done our best to bring a selection of quality products at reasonable prices.
We're highly recommended on Google
Bethany & Riley
Highly recommend Graham Crichton Photography. The studio is beautiful, clean and so well decorated there is even a water bowl at the ready to make sure your pet is comfortable at all times.
Our dog instantly took to Graham, who got down to his level and made sure to properly introduce himself! When it came down to photos our dog was very relaxed and we were able to make good use of all the props at disposal to ensure on the cutest pictures! I am so impressed with how the photos came out and can easily see why Graham has the reputation he does as they are something I am going to treasure for a lifetime.
To top off all of this Graham himself is so genuine and somehow manages to keep the jokes flowing all while taking these stunning photographs.
Niall & Ovie
We had an excellent time with Graham taking photos of our little pup Ovie. He was very professional in the current climate and also made it very enjoyable for all of us. We had a second session to review our photos and select our desired shots which was very difficult given the quality of all the images. A really enjoyable experience altogether and would highly recommend.
Debbie & Max
From the moment I entered Graham studio it was relaxing professional and thus the quality of my pictures I was blown away as they were natural and a great memory put into print. Graham was brilliant with my dogs whom I thought they would not sit omg he did something magic have some brilliant fabulous pictures of happy dogs ...this word happy sums up my experience at Graham studio and the pictures. ..I will come back for more pictures. ....turn your dream into reality ..