Testimonials

If you're new to Professional Images, please take the time to read what other satisfied clients have said about us and our photography...
"Professional Images has always delivered for Paratus and our clients. On many occasions we have needed photographers in towns, cities and rural locations with less than 24 hours’ notice. Simon and his team have never failed to deliver, providing our national clients with a sleek service and high quality images. The brief is met each and every time and we would never hesitate to recommend Professional Images, however large or small the job may be."
Paratus Communications
"Simon and the team at Professional Images provide a reliable and efficient service which delivers good quality photography, often at short notice. They are a great extension to the team and a pleasure to work with."
National Trust Press Office, (@NTPressOffice)
"I have hired Simon for numerous Press and PR shots - he has never failed to deliver. He is a consummate professional, who puts clients at ease, gets incredible shots, and makes media relations easier to provide. He also has a razor sharp wit and no photographer's ego. If you want to get your business in the Press, and are looking for high-quality, attention-grabbing, images to tell the story, speak to Simon. He is the best Press photographer I know in the UK."
Chris Street, (@BristolEditor)
"Simon has come up with a brilliant business model - top PR photography at an affordable price. Simon's network of snappers have carried out many jobs across the UK for me, often at short notice, and I've always been very pleased with the results. Whether images are of a charity football match for local press, or a head and shoulders shot for the Sunday Times, Professional Images' pictures hit the brief and look great."
Faith Brotherston, Punch Communications
"Having used Professional Images since 2007 we can whole heartedly recommend them. Simon and his photographers are reliable, professional, and they always manage to get the pictures you need, no matter how challenging. They will also ensure that your images are edited and returned to you as soon as you need them. A pleasure to work with."
Lucre
"The Professional Images team are extremely professional, helpful and efficient, and always deliver great results. We will continue to use them for all our photography needs."
Red Consultancy
"We regularly turn to Professional Images for our PR needs, confident in the knowledge that we'll be provided with great quality, media ready images that hit the brief every time. The team has risen to the challenge of difficult locations, last-minute requests and less than perfect weather conditions, and always provided a cost effective service that allows us to commission more photography into our campaigns."
Jeremy Merckel, PR director, WAA
"Professional Images has provided us with an excellent solution to large national photography projects. The team have been extremely efficient and well organised, handing a number of shoots throughout the country and meeting tight deadlines. The standard of images provided are always of the highest quality and we are very pleased to have found such a helpful and committed company that can satisfy our photography needs."
Willoughby PR
"Professional Images always deliver imaginative shots with speed, courtesy and reliability."
Nationwide Building Society
"By offering photographic coverage anywhere in the UK via a single phone call, Professional Images takes all the hassle out of sourcing a photographer. For agencies with clients across the country, this is a major advantage. Images are always high quality and delivered promptly within the brief."
Cobb PR
"Professional Images certainly lives up to its name in the creative department. But just as impressive is the friendly, intelligent and professional service it provides."
McConnells Public Relations
"Professional Images is very responsive and have increased our media exposure for key events such as annual results announcements."
Wincanton plc
"Professional Images are a PR Firm's dream: they always deliver outstanding images, on time and on budget. Simon and his team have never let us down, always put clients at ease and a significant number of their photo shoots have resulted in fantastic newspaper and magazine coverage for our clients across the UK. I have no hesitation in recommending Professional Images, and they remain a firm favourite of ours. Many, many thanks."
Kickstart Comms
"Simon and his fantastic team of photographers always deliver. The business model works perfectly for us, allowing us to reach the length and breadth of the UK knowing the photographer will be of great quality producing the results we need."
National Express Group
"Simon is an excellent photographer who along with his team delivers fantastic pictures but who, just an importantly, understands the challenges facing PRs – whether they be short (or virtually non-existent) deadlines, or inevitably vague (and often changeable) briefs."
Harvard PR

Who are we?

We shoot people

London PR photographer, Manchester press photographer or Leeds editorial photographer?

With over 120 UK PR photographers and press photographers nationwide, we cover these and all other UK areas. We provide creative publicity press & PR editorial professional photography to the public relations, corporate and charity sectors throughout the UK.

Whether providing a professional PR photographer for a PR stunt in London, a store opening in Manchester, a shoot with a new CEO in Central London or a headshots of a client for a PR consultancy in Bristol or Birmingham, Newcastle or Glasgow, our clients receive a fast, first class service from the brief, right through to the delivery of the finished photography.

We provide stunning editorial photography for corporate business publications such as staff magazines and, working closely with press offices and public relations companies, each PR photographer produces photos with impact for PR and media press releases. Whether in London, Swindon, Central London, Newcastle, Manchester or elsewhere in the UK, our offices provide PR photographers for PR assignments, press photo-calls, photo-journalistic reportage of conferences and official product launches. Each PR photographer has many years of press experience resulting in photography that picture editors want to use.

Professional Images speciality is providing photography of people. Our professional photographers have considerable experience of working with politicians, royalty, business leaders, celebrities and other VIPs. We make each shoot enjoyable for subjects not so comfortable with the camera too! Just take a look at our portfolio.

Since 1989, when Professional Images was founded near Swindon by press photographer Simon Apps, the business has built up a substantial client base among corporate clients and PR agencies. We have also tailored our working practices to find the right formula leading to clients staying with us. Our editorial & PR photography is regularly used in the local press, national newspapers, numerous UK trade publications and also internationally.

Simon Apps