Nottingham Family Photographer

Experience the Magic with an Unforgettable Fantasy Photoshoot

Book your magical fantasy photoshoot for adults in Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire, and East Midlands. Capture your enchanted moments with professional photography.

Have you ever dreamed of stepping into a fairy tale or becoming your favourite mythical character, even just for a day? Well, a fantasy photoshoot for adults is just what you need! Imagine donning an elaborate costume, posing in an enchanted forest, or transforming into a majestic creature—all captured beautifully through the lens. Whether you’re in Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire, or anywhere in the East Midlands, a fantasy photoshoot can be a magical experience that lets your imagination run wild.

Fantasy photoshoots aren’t just for kids. Adults can enjoy them too! They offer a unique way to express your creativity and capture special memories. Whether you’re a fan of cosplay, a fairy tale enthusiast, or simply someone who loves creative photography, a fantasy photoshoot is perfect for you.

Enthroned in greenery, a woman in a regal red cloak and tiara wields a sword at her outdoor birthday photoshoot.
Elegant Woman in Cream Floaty Dress at Winnats Pass
Graceful woman in a flowing white dress stands atop Mother Cap, her presence as ethereal as the surrounding heather.

Fantasy photography for women and men alike allows you to step out of your everyday life and into a world of magic and wonder. Plus, these sessions can be a great way to celebrate milestones, create stunning social media content, or even have a unique portrait for your home. Imagine the lovely photos you’ll cherish forever, as your fantasy photoshoot becomes a piece of art in itself.

Outdoor birthday photoshoot of a woman in a blue dress surrounded by bluebells, embodying spring's essence in Nottingham.

Popular Themes for Adult Fantasy Photography

One of the best things about fantasy photoshoots is the variety of themes you can choose from. Here are some popular themes to consider:

Enchanted Forest

Perfect for those who love nature and fairy tales. Imagine a photoshoot surrounded by lush greenery, twinkling lights, and magical props. This enchanting photo experience can create stunning images.

Mythical Creatures

Transform into a unicorn, dragon, or elf. These sessions are all about creativity and imagination, with lots of props to enhance the fantasy.

Fantasy Boudoir

For a more intimate and empowering experience, consider a fantasy boudoir shoot. Think elegant costumes, dramatic lighting, and a touch of fantasy.


Dress up as your favourite character from movies, TV shows, or books. This is a great way to showcase your cosplay skills and get professional portrait images of your costume. Our adult cosplay photo shoots are always a fun time.

Location is key to creating the perfect fantasy photoshoot. Here are some top spots in Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire, and the East Midlands

Wollaton Hall, Nottingham

With its grand architecture and beautiful gardens, Wollaton Hall is perfect for a regal or historical fantasy theme. A location photoshoot here can provide amazing pictures.

Sherwood Forest, Nottinghamshire

Famous for its connection to Robin Hood, this ancient woodland offers a magical backdrop for any fantasy photoshoot.

Elvaston Castle, Derbyshire

The gothic style and enchanting gardens make this location ideal for fairy tale or medieval-themed shoots.

The Peak District, East Midlands

With its dramatic landscapes, the Peak District is perfect for capturing epic fantasy scenes. Our location photo shoots here always result in stunning images.

What to Expect from a Fantasy Photoshoot

When you book a fantasy photoshoot in Nottingham, here’s what you can expect

A woman in a vibrant blue dress and embroidered jacket sits by a harp in a lush forest glade, her expression peaceful as she plays, surrounded by wildflowers.


We’ll discuss your vision, theme, and costume ideas to ensure everything aligns with your fantasy.

Location Scouting

Together we’ll choose the best location to match your theme, whether it’s a studio setup or an outdoor spot.

A mature woman in a dreamy pink gown reaches out to a cherry blossom tree, her gaze uplifted and joyful, in a garden path lined with vibrant spring flowers
Majestic woman in a red cloak and crown holds a sword during her fantasy-themed outdoor birthday photoshoot among wildflowers.

Costume and Props

I’ll help you find/choose the perfect costume and props to bring your fantasy to life. Creative outfits and lots of props are part of the fun! 

Professional Photography

With years of experience in creative and family photography, you can trust that your photos will be stunning and unique.

Editing and Retouching

After the shoot, I’ll edit and retouch your photos to ensure they look magical and professional. My digital magic and editing magic wand work wonders to create detailed pictures.

Preparing for Your Fantasy Photoshoot

To make the most of your fantasy photoshoot, preparation is key. Here are some tips:

A woman in a black and gold gown with a regal tiara poses against the textured backdrop of ancient stone ruins for an outdoor birthday photoshoot.
Radiant woman wrapped in a red cloak stands amidst vibrant wildflowers, reveling in nature's beauty during her outdoor birthday photoshoot.

Choose Your Theme

Decide on a theme that excites you. Whether it’s a fairy tale, mythical creature, or cosplay, pick something that reflects your interests and personality. Fairy photo sessions or mermaid photo sessions are always popular choices.

Costume and Accessories

Invest in a high-quality costume and accessories to make your photoshoot as authentic as possible. Check out local costume shops or online stores for ideas. Don’t forget the prop sword if you’re going for a warrior look!

A serene outdoor birthday photoshoot with a woman in a luxurious black gown adorned with intricate gold detail, leaning against an ancient tree.

Hair and Makeup

Consider hiring a professional to help with your hair and makeup to ensure you look your best. Bold, dramatic looks work well for fantasy themes. A makeup artist can transform you into your chosen character with ease.

A woman in a striking red dress stands confidently in a forest clearing, her pose full of strength and elegance, against a backdrop of early spring blossoms.

Poses and Expressions

Practice your poses and expressions beforehand. Think about the characters you’re portraying and how they might move and look.

Why Book a Fantasy Photoshoot with Me?

As a photographer based in Nottingham, I specialise in creating magical and memorable photoshoots for adults. My passion for photography and creativity ensures that every session is unique and tailored to your vision. Here’s why you should book your fantasy photoshoot in Nottinghamshire with me:

Joyful woman twirling in a leopard-print dress by a serene forest river during an outdoor birthday photoshoot.

Personalised Experience

From the initial consultation to the final edited photos, I work closely with you to ensure your vision comes to life.

A young photographer in a stylish outfit captures the beauty of spring in Nottingham, surrounded by a field of daffodils.

Professional Equipment

I use top-of-the-line photography equipment and editing software to produce high-quality images.

A woman in a vibrant red dress runs joyously along the beach at sunset in a heartwarming outdoor birthday photoshoot.

Creative Expertise

With a background in creative and family photography, I know how to capture the perfect shot in any setting. The concept of photography and current photography trends inspire every session.

A woman clad in red, wielding a sword, stands empowered amidst the wild garlic by a Nottingham stream, her portrait a testament to strength and the spirit of adventure.

Flexible Locations

Whether you prefer a studio photoshoot or an outdoor adventure, I’m open to shooting in various locations across Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire, and the East Midlands.

High-Quality Prints and Packages

We offer various photo packages prices to suit your needs. From high-quality prints to digital images, we ensure you get the best value.

Woman beauty Fashion on Location Outdoor Photoshoot in Wild Garlic Forest in Nottingham

Gift Ideas

A fantasy photoshoot session makes a perfect gift for friends and loved ones. Capture their magical moments and give them an amazing photoshoot experience.

Frequently Asked Questions.

Popular themes include enchanted forests, mythical creatures, fantasy boudoirs, and cosplay. Mermaid Fantasy Photoshoots & Portraits are also trending.

Choose a theme, invest in a costume, practice poses, and consider professional hair styling and makeup.

Yes, Wollaton Hall, Sherwood Forest, and Elvaston Castle are great choices for amazing photos.

High-quality, detailed costumes that reflect your chosen theme works best. Creative outfits make for stunning images.

You can contact me through my website to schedule a consultation and book your session. Check out the booking calendar and booking fee details online.

Look for someone with experience, creativity, and a portfolio that matches your vision. The ability to bring imagery to life through digital magic is essential.

A fantasy photoshoot for adults is a perfect way to explore your creativity, celebrate your interests, and create stunning, unique photos. Whether you’re in Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire, or the East Midlands, I’m here to help make your fantasy come to life.

Ready to step into your own fairy tale? Book your fantasy photoshoot today and let’s create some magic together!