Award winning portrait photography, right here in Dorset.

Based in Dorchester, we specialise in portrait photography across Dorset and surrounding counties, offering fun shoots in our fantastic studio or ‘on location’ at your home or a place of your choice.

About our Photographer:

Andy Whale, the photographer and owner of Seven Springs Studios is a Fellow of The British Institute of Professional Photographers.

As a multi award-winning London photographer, Andy has worked for some of the biggest companies in the UK and abroad; The Royal Ballet, Mercedes, Dyson, Fortnum & Mason to name but a few.

After moving back to Dorchester 8 years ago with his family, Andy set up Seven Springs Studios which is named after a spring he used to play near in old Poundbury.

With over 200 5* written reviews on Facebook, Andy is proud to say that he has many happy customers around Dorset who love the relaxed and fun way he works and the stunning images they have on their wall.  He knows that a lot of people are nervous about having their picture taken, so always does his best to make people relax and ensures they get the best images possible.

Personal Portraits:

We offer every type of photoshoot that you might want, from babies and pets to large family groups and even something a bit sexy with our boudoir shoots.

Our Wedding photography covers weddings in Dorset, Hampshire, Devon and Somerset.

or Business Photos:

We also do eCommerce and commercial photography and can work with your company to produce marketing materials and point of sale.

Over 180 five star reviews

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Family & Group Portraits

We can cater for groups up to and beyond 20 people!

New Born Baby Photography Dorchester


Capture the first few days or the whole first year!

Fashion Makeover Photoshoot


Fashion, Beauty or Boudoir Makeover Shoots

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Let us help you have a day to remember.

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Headshots, Architecture, Food/Menus, eCommerce

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You love them like family, treat them to a shoot!

Hear From Our Customers:

My husband and I took our two children who are 2 years old and 5 months old for a family photo shoot. It was perfect!
Andy made us very welcome and got our toddler settled in super quick, he was soon happy as ever being his usual cheeky self which resulted in some great pictures.
Very warm and welcoming which made us all feel more relaxed.
Thank you Andy for a great time and perfect early Christmas present for ourselves.
Would recommend to everyone, already planning another visit when our daughter is a bit bigger!

Jenny Vanstone

22nd November 2017

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Call Us on 01305 534622

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Part time Assitant photographer needed. Must be great with children and animals . Need to know Lightroom and Photoshop and love photography. Mainly weekend work . Training will be given with the aim of being a photographer at the studio. Please email Andy Would suit ex Photography Uni student or very keen amateur photographer . Please forward to anyone you know might be interested :))) ...

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Mother’s Day 2018 - only £30!
- 1 hour shoot - A warm and friendly studio or on location
- Mum will get a glass of bubbly & complimentary box of chocolates
Valid until 11th March 2018

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