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5 of the best locations for branding photo shoots in Woking, Surrey

By Claire with the Camera, Specialist Small and Micro Business Brand Photographer, Woking, Surrey

If you are looking to get some unique and original images for your next branding photoshoot in Woking, here’s some inspiration for the types of location you can choose from. 

As a specialist small and micro business brand photographer based in Woking, I know that a brand shoot can help dramatically improve your visual brand, reach a wider audience, build connection with your ideal client and show the real you.

Read on for 5 of the best locations for branding photoshoots in Woking, that could give you the perfect setting.

And if you want to know more, I would love to hear from you so do get in touch to book a call with me and we can create the perfect brand portfolio for your business!


5 of the best locations for branding photo shoots in Woking

  1. Lightwater Country Park

  2. The Lightbox and canal

  3. The Marches

  4. Gorse Hill Hotel

  5. Woodhaven Space

 And a Bonus #6 Woking Palace

Ligtwater Country Park

1. lightwater country park


Lightwater Country Park is a beautiful location for an outdoor branding photoshoot near Woking, Surrey. As a specialist brand photographer it’s definitely one of my favourite places!

If you want to capture the essence of nature, calm and freedom into your visual brand, then Lightwater Country Park is a wonderful option. This beautiful space features large ponds, bridges, beautiful trees and even wooden pontoons jutting out over the water, all which help to create interest and add depth to your brand photos, making it a great location for outdoor brand photo shoots.


It has easy and free parking, and you can walk to a variety of wonderful photo shoot backdrops in just a few minutes, giving you the perfect array of options for your business.


For those that love the outdoors and want to bring nature into their business brand, Lightwater Country Park is just the place for all or part of your brand photo shoot. 


Here are some photos from some outdoor brand photo shoots I have done at Lightwater Country Park, near Woking with a Sound Healer, Mindset Coach and Life Coach.  


​2. the lightbox and woking canal


For a modern, bright and impactful backdrop to your brand photo shoot in Woking, this contemporary art gallery and museum could be a fantastic choice, particularly if your brand is in the creative space.

Housed in an interesting, sleek building there are lots of backdrops available in a compact space, which will help create a wonderful varied brand photo gallery.


From the bright, colourful and inviting café space, to the beautiful textures of wood and stones outside, to the clean and contemporary stairs leading up the entire building, we will not be short of spaces and interest to create a natural, but vibrant, personality filled shoot! 


There are also venue hire options for meeting rooms which would allow you to get a variation of work style images in your brand gallery.

The Lightbox & Woking Canal Photo Shoot Location

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The Lightbox is located next to the canal in Woking. This will allow you to combine an indoor contemporary shoot, with some photos outside in nature shoots, to create a varied and interesting gallery that showcases all the different aspects of you and your business.


Related: 10 ways a branding shoot can grow your business

3. The Marches, Woking

The newly opened Marches in the centre of Woking, offers a wonderful setting for a brand shoot, that you wouldn’t even know was there!


The clean and modern common area with floor to ceiling windows on two sides, offers a bright and welcoming space, which you can layer up with your own items to ensure your brand photos truly represent you. There’s a sofa and table and clean, white walls, which offer a neutral backdrop to allow you and your business to shine. You can create a variety of set ups in the area to bring out client connection, allow story telling photos, show you 'in action' and create personality filled profile photos.


There’s also the bonus of an compact outdoor space with greenery, glass and a variety of textures to create interest and an added variety of photos to your brand library.

Here are some photos from Mindfulness Coach, Emma Martin Mindfulnes, who had her brand shoot at the Marches. 

Gorse Hill

4: Gorse Hill Hotel

A little hidden gem, Gorse Hill Hotel is a stunning hotel in a perfect location for a branding photo shoot in Woking. Full of charm, elegance and opportunities, this venue has a number of options to explore for creating a versatile portfolio of brand photos, which combines lifestyle, storytelling and headshot imagery.


There are both beautiful indoor and outdoor spaces with stunning gardens and an elegant garden room, as well as the tranquil hotel space.

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5. Woodhaven Space

Woodhaven is a gem of a find for a brand photo shoot in Woking. This private home has been beautifully designed and offers a bright, homely and neutral canvas for brand shoots.


There’s a range of rooms and options to use including the traditional kitchen, lounge with bifold doors which allows in plenty of beautiful light, a stunning mezzanine floor with a desk and incredible picture window as well as a lovely outdoor space.


You can create a whole gallery of varied images from this one space. It does has a fee for venue hire, but it’s well worth it, as you can then be totally uninterrupted for your brand shoot. 

Here are some photos from Online Business Coach, Heidi Maddy, who had her brand photo shoot at the Woodhaven Space. 

Woking Palace

Bonus #6! Woking Palace

For something a little more unusual, you could have your brand shoot at the historic ruins of Woking Palace, which dates back to the 16th century.

This location offers a unique opportunity to surround yourself in historic charm and architecture, making it a great location for brand photo shoots that will incorporate atmosphere, history and culture.

Woking Palace Photo Shoot Location

There is an opportunity to create a portfolio of branding images with a raw and natural beauty to them, and the local references could provide some original content ideas.

The ruins are also close to the River Way, which provide a wonderful opportunity to have some lovely brand photos taken along the water.

So there you have it, 5 of the best locations for branding photoshoots in Woking 


Hopefully this has given you some out of the ordinary inspiration for a brand shoot in Woking!


I would love to hear from you and help you find your perfect location and create a brand shoot to help grow your brilliant business, just book a no-pressure Enquiry Call to find out more.

Claire x

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