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Top 5 Photographers to Look Out For in 2021

Bournemouth is the ideal place to go if you want to get those aesthetic snaps for Instagram. We take a look at another five Bournemouth-based photographers you simply don’t want to miss out on…

We haven’t seen the world as much as we would have liked to in 2020. The beauty of social media is that there are multiple platforms where we can share the most incredible pictures we’ve been able to capture, no matter what restrictions we are under. Bournemouth and its residents are no exception. Bournemouth and its surrounding areas are perfect for those that wish to capture the moment. And here are the top five local photographers to keep an eye on for 2021…


Rocks withstanding the waves
Image courtesy of Annise Fearn

From sunrises to still life, Annise has produced some astonishing pictures as an amateur photographer. She uses various techniques to capture moments throughout life and no two pictures are ever the same. It’s fair to say you’d be insane to miss out on her work.

You will definitely recognise the places Annise has visited to capture these amazing moments, including Durdle Door, Sandbanks beach and Hengistbury head.

You can follow Annise and check out her work on her Facebook and Instagram channels…


Image courtesy of Mike Greenslade
Image courtesy of Mike Greenslade

Whether it’s in sports or in nature, Mike Greenslade knows exactly how to capture the moment. A well-travelled photographer who has taken his camera all around the world to places like Rome, Oslo and and of course, Bournemouth.

Mike knows exactly how the camera works with light and perspective, and it shows in the work he’s produced so far. You might recognise Compton Acres in Poole and Branksome among some other familiar places we are surrounded by.

You won’t find Mike on Facebook, but you can follow him on his Instagram


Mr & Mr
Image courtesy of Samantha Davis

Samantha Davis shoots locally in Dorset, but has also photographed weddings further across the south and in Europe. Whilst she mainly works on weddings, occasionally she will work on family and commercial shoots.

With over 13 years’ experience, Samantha cannot imagine herself doing any other job and takes pride in being relatable and reliable. She provides excellent service that always exceeds expectation and says you can’t put a price on the happy photographs of the people she loves most.

You can see more of Samantha’s work on her website and Instagram.


Snow at Durdle Door
Image courtesy of Chris Button Photography

Chris Button’s photography is certainly some of Bournemouth’s finest. His portfolio consists mainly of landscape and macro photography, and boasts some incredible pictures.

Chris’ love for the art form began with an interest in wildlife and the desire to capture its finest moments. Butterflies and dragonflies are a particular interest, but he is also fascinated by the change of natural light at dusk and at dawn. Most of Chris’ photography is based around the New Forest, Hampshire and Dorset.

You can find more of Chris Button’s work on his website and Instagram.


Low tide sunset
Image courtesy of Waveslider Photography

Carl moved to Bournemouth at the age of 19 and quickly discovered a passion for the beach, the ocean and surfing. In 2015 Carl purchased his first DLSR and created the Facebook Page “Waveslider Photography”. What started as a hobby for his family and friends to enjoy, is now a full-blown passion of his.

Carl’s portfolio is mesmerising and captures the beauty of Dorset and the surrounding areas perfectly. It shows in every picture he takes. His attention to detail is second to none and you definitely won’t be disappointed when you go and check out his work.

You can follow Waveslider Photography on Facebook and Instagram.

Know of any photographers that ought to be on this list? Why not let us know in the comments section below. For more stories about local photographers, click here. And don’t forget to follow us on our social channels: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn and YouTube.

Dan Rushton
Dan Rushton
Dan is a Birmingham-born lad who moved down to Brighton in the summer of 2019 to pursue a career in PR within the entertainment technology industry. The events industry was hit hard by the Coronavirus pandemic. In March 2020 he made the move to Bournemouth and intends to stay here to try take his career further. He has always been a keen writer and talker, describing himself as confident, funny and outgoing. His interests include politics, football, art, music and live entertainment. He has been with HQB since June 2020.

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