Portrait Photography, Events & Weddings


Images which show those precious moments and people in your life in their best light


Relaxed and enjoyable photo shoot experiences


An attentive and personal service


Serving the Southampton & wider Hampshire areas

imgp4021The Experience

Learn about the experience you can expect when we work together to create the images you want.

The Images

You want your professional photographer to reliably deliver high quality images, which meet or surpass your expectations. Here you’ll find info on my range of styles, and technical and artistic approaches to my craft.

Joe Hudson portrait photographAre We a Good Match?

Some pointers to help you get an idea if we’d work well together.

Testimonials

  • Unity 101 Community Radio
    Unity 101 Community Radio
    Wow what amazing shots you have taken of the evening! An absolute pleasure to have you in company. [photographing the 2017 Bollywood Ball fundraiser]
  • Maria Kyriacou
    Maria Kyriacou
    Great photoshoot today. Relaxed environment and very professional. I cant wait to see the results. Plus, feeling more confident about my physique and the walk for Saturday. Thank you. ... Love the images!
  • Audrey Hobby
    Audrey Hobby
    Joe was great, his relaxed approach made the session fun and produced pictures that far exceeded my expectations. A big thumbs up and a definite recommendation. Thank you.
  • Lynn Thurley-Ratcliff
    Lynn Thurley-Ratcliff
    Joe was extremely easy to work with and really helped put me at my ease. The photos were lovely and all my friends loved them! He listened to what I wanted but also had great ideas too! I highly recommend him.
  • Ermis Errikos
    Ermis Errikos
    Joe is a brilliant photographer who put me at ease throughout the shoot. One thing I loved about it was him asking me questions to get my natural reactions, which captured my emotions perfectly. Would recommend!
  • Happy Simelane
    Happy Simelane
    I would recommend Joe to anyone wishing to have high quality photos. Joe is a true expert, he's so professional and creative. I was struggling to come up with creative poses, Joe's imaginative skills exceeded my expectations. He helped with posing ideas, unlike other photographers I have used in the past, they just follow your word without giving any posing tips, if in doubt. Also I find Joe to be patient, easy to work with and efficient. I didn't have to wait weeks to get my photos. I like my photos so much, no regret!!!!!!
  • Stuart Mason-Elliot
    Stuart Mason-Elliot
    Hi Joe - thank you so much for getting those shots to me so quickly. They're great!
  • Marina Cornwall
    Marina Cornwall
    Joe is an awesome photographer puts you totally at ease as I'm one those believe it or not I hate having my pic taken!!! Get in contact with him you won't regret it!
  • Ioannis Loizou
    Ioannis Loizou
    Joe worked with us developing some corporate headshots for a marketing project. He was easy and fun to work with, professional and reliable, and responded positively to our brief with regards to the kind of compositions we were looking for. His creative adjustments and suggestions on the fly helped us to achieve the end product we were after.
  • Justyna Robak-Gorniak
    Justyna Robak-Gorniak
    I have worked with many photographers and I must say that photo shoot with Joe was a great adventure, unlike any other. Due to my late arrival to Southampton it turned into quite a late shoot, but we kept each other awake with interesting conversation about photography and life. We probably shot 600 photos for fashion outfits, lingerie and nude. Joe knows how to play with light to create wonderful photos and I am very pleased with the effect we achieved. Thank you Joe!
  • Southampton University Confucius Institute
    Southampton University Confucius Institute
    These photos are very good, and excellent group photo. Thank you very much for your hard work. [photographing the 15th BCLTS Annual Conference hosted by the Confucius Institute at the University of Southampton]
  • Lami & Raymond
    Lami & Raymond
    My partner and I went for a pre-wedding shoot here, and Joe was extremely professional & friendly. He made sure he communicated in a timely and efficient manner, answering all our questions and worries we had beforehand. On the day the environment was okay and we were allowed to play our own music throughout the shoot (which helped us get into a relaxed and happy mood). He was also very patient with our outfit changes (which took some time). Throughout the session, he helped us with posing for each photograph (as we were not sure how to position ourselves most of the time). Finally our pictures came out great and in the best time possible. I will definitely recommend this service.
  • Wyn Abbot Ceramics
    Wyn Abbot Ceramics
    I love the photos Joe took of my work, it can be difficult to get photos of ceramics that really do them justice but he really captured the energy that I try to put in the pieces. His professionalism, lovely personality and skill is definitely 5 star. Many thanks from Wyn Abbot Ceramics 🙂
  • Ioannis & Lauren
    Ioannis & Lauren
    Loving the new photos!! Some real faves in there. Consistent in achieving a very high-end style. Some of the naked shots are absolutely great. Really happy with them! And the one you captured of me naturally smiling after the 'incident' is almost definitely my personal fave! / Agree! Also, totally agree on the shot with Ioannis laughing - beautiful! Thanks Joe. Such lovely shots. xx
  • Iszy and Chris
    Iszy and Chris
    Hi Joe thank you so much again for such a great photo shoot yesterday! We really enjoyed it and I'm so shocked I liked so many photos (I Never usually like photos of myself!). Ahh they are great!
  • Angela Thorn
    Angela Thorn
    We went for a family photo shoot with Joe. Unfortunately we managed to pick a time when our 18 month old was in a bad mood so temper tantrums all round! Despite our Sons' bad temper and lots of tissues, miraculously, Joe still managed to get a photo of him smiling! Thanks for your patience, we managed to get some lovely pictures and we have one on the wall 🙂 Joe is easy to get on with and puts people at ease which is important to get natural poses, great job!
Ioannis Loizou
Joe worked with us developing some corporate headshots for a marketing project. He was easy and fun to work with, professional and reliable, and responded positively to our brief with regards to the kind of compositions we were looking for. His creative adjustments and suggestions on the fly helped us to achieve the end product we were after.

Ioannis Loizou
Global Marketing Comms Director
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Critical Software
Marina Cornwall
Joe is an awesome photographer puts you totally at ease as I'm one those believe it or not I hate having my pic taken!!! Get in contact with him you won't regret it!

Marina Cornwall
World Masters powerlifting champion
Stuart Mason-Elliot
Hi Joe - thank you so much for getting those shots to me so quickly. They're great!


Stuart Mason-Elliot
Managing Director
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Elliott Brothers Ltd
Happy Simelane
I would recommend Joe to anyone wishing to have high quality photos. Joe is a true expert, he's so professional and creative. I was struggling to come up with creative poses, Joe's imaginative skills exceeded my expectations. He helped with posing ideas, unlike other photographers I have used in the past, they just follow your word without giving any posing tips, if in doubt. Also I find Joe to be patient, easy to work with and efficient. I didn't have to wait weeks to get my photos. I like my photos so much, no regret!!!!!!

Happy Simelane
Justyna Robak-Gorniak
I have worked with many photographers and I must say that photo shoot with Joe was a great adventure, unlike any other. Due to my late arrival to Southampton it turned into quite a late shoot, but we kept each other awake with interesting conversation about photography and life. We probably shot 600 photos for fashion outfits, lingerie and nude. Joe knows how to play with light to create wonderful photos and I am very pleased with the effect we achieved. Thank you Joe!

Justyna Robak-Gorniak
Ermis Errikos
Joe is a brilliant photographer who put me at ease throughout the shoot. One thing I loved about it was him asking me questions to get my natural reactions, which captured my emotions perfectly. Would recommend!

Ermis Errikos

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