meon valley photographer

Meon Valley Photographer

Meon Valley Photographer Simon John is one of the UK’s leading wedding & portrait specialists Working from his garden office Meon Valley Photographer Simon John FBIPP has never felt more inspired. “I love the freedom & creativity working from home this past two years has given me” Says Simon. “After moving to Corhampton just over […]

photographerof the year

Photographer of the year

Simon John ; BIPP photographer of the year ! Photographer Of The Year! What an honor !   Thursday 5th February 2015 saw me become the British Institute Of Professional Photography’s – Photographer Of The Year. This is a huge accolade in professional photography . The Institute is widely regarded as the leading professional organization […]

how to look good in photographs

How to look good in photographs

Conquering your fear of how to look good in photographs Have you ever wondered how to look good in photographs ? Well you are not alone believe me. I have been a professional photographer for over thirty years.  Very few people I have photographed say they were looking forward to the session initially. So why […]

crystal cruises master photographer

Crystal Cruises Master Photographer

Life on the Worlds great oceans as a Crystal Cruises Master Photographer Pleased to say I am now back in the cold and rain of England once more … You think I say this tongue in cheek ? Well ok, just a little I guess .. I have been a Crystal Cruises Master photographer for […]

Family portraits

Family Portraits

How to make sure Family portraits capture your style & personalities Hi my name is Simon John. I have been making Family portraits for over thirty years having never enjoyed it more. “Why  is it so special now” you ask ?  Well a year and a half ago for the first time in my career […]

Fareham Portrait Photographer

Fareham Portrait Photographer covering Winchester, Portsmouth and Southampton Well as some of my more regular clients will know I used to be a Fareham portrait photographer having based my studio there for six years. I had alot of fun and gained many more new clients. It was around the end of May in 2012 my […]

Black & White Portraits

The love of Black & White Portraits Back in the old days I used to do a lot of black and white printing. I enjoyed using the fiber based papers and various toners to achieve the look I sought for my subject. Many hours were spent creating these images in my little red light room. […]

Hayling island beach

As a south coast portrait photographer I have the pleasure creating many of my sessions on Hayling island beach. This offers a wide choice of backgrounds from rustic beach huts of every colour to the stunning coastline itself. The original Hayling Island beach was predominately sand. In recent years it has been topped up with […]

Family Portraits - Simon John Photographs

Family Portrait

The Thornton Smith Family Portrait What an amazing portrait session with my great-fun-to-be-with clients/friends Thornton-Smith Family. It was probably the hottest Saturday of the year. We decided to meet at West Witterings beach at 7am to avoid queues of traffic making their way onto the Island. The alarm was set at 5am and we arrived […]