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5 of the best locations for branding photo shoots in Surrey

By Surrey specialist small and micro business brand photographer, Claire with the Camera

If you are looking to get some unique and original images for your next branding photoshoot in Surrey, here’s some inspiration for a fantastic location to choose. 

As a specialist small and micro business brand photographer based in Surrey, 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 Surrey, 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 surrey

  1. The Coppa Club, Haslemere

  2. The Runnymede on Thames Hotel, Egham

  3. Royal Holloway, University of London, Egham

  4. The Park Hotel, Teddington

  5. Buckland Park, near Reigate

Coppa Club

1. The Coppa Club, Haslemere


One of my new favourite locations for a micro business brand shoot in Surrey is the delightful Coppa Club in Haslemere. It has such a beautiful, calm and welcoming atmosphere. There’s a lovely variety of spaces, which offer a range of backdrops for your brand photos including desk areas, a large meeting room, casual cafe style seating and sofas.


I love a shot by an interesting wall, as they can create personality filled profile photos plus photos with negative space, perfect for website hero shots! And there’s a beautiful old stone wall by the Coppa Club.  There are also pillars and steps leading up to the front door, perfect for adding some depth or simple interest into your brand photos.


Here’s some photos from brand shoot for Katie Schuster Comms, taken inside and outside the Coppa Club:

Runnymede on Thames

​2. the runnymede on thames, egham

The Runnymede on Thames Hotel near to Egham Surrey is a delightful location for your brand photo shoot. Although you have to hire the meeting rooms inside, you can actually get a wonderful variety of photos with the different backgrounds available outside. The outside of the hotel and surrounding areas offers a lot of my favourite things - large glass windows, water, trees, steps and lovely places to lean and sit on and create depth and interest. 


Outside the hotel and along the river Thames offers clean, modern and contemporary photos opportunities and you can also bring nature and water into your photos.


Here’s some photos from Online Business Coach Heidi Maddy’s brand shoot, demonstrating the variety of backgrounds and photos from headshots to profiles to those with negative space, that you can get from a brand shoot outside the Runnymede on Thames. 

Related: 10 ways a branding shoot can grow your business

3. Royal Holloway, University of London, Egham

As soon as I walked round the Royal Holloway, I knew I wanted to do a brand photo shoot there! There are so many different types of buildings and textures that it offers something for every type of small business brand. From wooden buildings and woodland areas offering a rustic and natural feel, to the Harry Potter Hogwarts style main building which gives a magical and stately appeal, to the modern glass library for modern fresh brands, to the cloisters and grand staircase for those that want a traditional feel. 


There’s also a range of trees, steps and beautiful places to lean on, to create lovely lines and interest through your brand photos. 


These photos were taken from a brand shoot I did with some fellow photographers one autumn morning, at the Royal Holloway:

Royal Holloway
The Park

4: the park teddington

The next location I recommend for brand photo shoots in Surrey, is the striking Park Hotel in Teddington. This hotel has a welcoming, traditional feel with colours and furnishings that offer a professional but warm and approachable atmosphere. 


Again, this venue offers both inside and outside options, which is one of the things I look for in a great brand shoot location, all in an easy to reach, compact area, with free parking.


The space is wonderful for creating client connection brand photos, as well as website hero shots with plenty of negative space, profile photos and storytelling photos that will help your audience engage with you and your brand. 


Here’s some photos from Fundraising Consultant and Coach Sonya Timms, of The Philanthropy Coach, at her brand shoot at The Park Hotel.

5. buckland park lake, betchworth


For an outdoor small business brand shoot in Surrey, then why not think about Buckland Park near Reigate? It is a wonderful wellness space, that would be perfect for wellness practitioners and coaches, whether for profile photos and headshots, those showing your connection with clients, and storytelling shots.


As well as the bountiful outdoor space, there is also the Reverie restaurant and the Sandrock Pavillian, a wonderful outdoor, wooden structure, which offers a diversity of beautiful backdrops.


With the water, wood and nature all around, this venue creates a wonderful relaxed and supportive atmosphere. 

buckland park lake surrey lagoon boathouse
Buckland Park

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


Hopefully this has given you some out of the ordinary inspiration for your brand shoot location in Surrey!


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

Claire x

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