Beautiful woman in a black body suit poses by hugging her legs for a beauty shoot in Suffolk studio
Beautiful woman in a red dress and gold necklace poses for a beauty shoot on a green background in Suffolk studio
Beautiful woman stands by a wisteria bush wearing a green dress for an outdoor beauty photoshoot in Suffolk
Brown haired woman in black dress and pearls poses for Beauty Shoot in Studio Photoshoot in Suffolk
Mother and daughter pose for Beauty Shoot Photoshoot in a Suffolk studio wearing red dresses
Beautiful woman in a rose gold dress and gold crown poses for a beauty shoot on a black background in Suffolk studio
Black haired woman in a dusky pink dress poses for Beauty Shoot Photoshoot in a Suffolk studio
Blond Woman with long hair in a black sequence dress poses for her headshot photoshoot in Sudbury, Suffolk
Beautiful woman in a pink velour dress poses for a beauty shoot in Suffolk studio
Beautiful woman in a black body dress poses for a beauty shoot on a white background in Suffolk studio
Woman in a purply dress sits on the ground and against a concrete wall
Woman smiling and standing against a black backdrop in an orange dress poses for a Personal Branding photoshoot
Beautiful woman in a olive silk dress and gold crown poses for a beauty shoot on a green background in Suffolk studio
Woman in a mustard yellow cardigan smiles during a Headshot Photoshoot in Suffolk


Alison McKenny has been a Woman’s Beauty Portrait Photographer based at her studio in Stoke by Clare, Suffolk (which is on the Cambridge and Essex border) for the past 10 years.  She has trained with world-renowned Portrait Photographer Sue Bryce at her Paris workshop and worked hard to achieve ‘Master Photographer’ status with the Portrait Masters

Every woman loves to feel beautiful for her partner and more importantly herself. A woman’s beauty is unique and should be celebrated. Our studio-based photography sessions which can include full hair and make up and up to 4 outfit changes, bring out the ‘model’ in you and are dedicated to exposing a woman’s true beauty at every age.

Bring your Partner, Mum, Sisters, Children or Best Friends, or come on your own if you prefer for a once in a lifetime experience.

Alison x

"Alison captured Sophie beautifully and was a real pleasure to work with!"

“My daughter went to Alison for some professional shots for her portfolio and we were delighted with the results. Alison captured Sophie beautifully and was a real pleasure to work with!”
– Dan and Juliet

”My photos are gorgeous!"

“Alison was so encouraging & supportive throughout my session. She truly made me feel at ease and my photos are gorgeous!”

– Beth



To book any of the photoshoots below, a session fee is charged upfront.  This is not included in the collection price and it does not include any digital or printed images but secures your date and time.

At the session, we will make an appointment for your viewing and ordering session which we can do in person or via Skype.

1 – 2 Hour Session

viewing & ordering session

gallery of 10 – 15 (mini session) or 20 – 25 images (full session) to view before choosing your collection below












2 hour Photoshoot

midweek or weekend dates available

15 High-Resolution Digital Images

15 matching mounted 8×6″ prints

£100 credit towards an Album or Folio Box or piece of wall art










Available midweek only and includes:

1-hour Photoshoot at my studio or outside on our farm.

Viewing and ordering session

4 High-Resolution Digital Images

4 Matching mounted 8×6″ prints.


In addition to my Collections, you are also welcome to choose products from my

A La Carte Collection:

Additional Digitals plus matching mounted 8×6″ print – £70

Upgrade your prints to mounted 10×7″ prints – £10 extra per image

Luxury Picture Folio Box perfect for displaying and storing your mounted prints – 10×8″ wooden box (for 7×5″ mounted prints) – £325 

14×11″ wooden box (for 10×7″ mounted prints) – £425

Album (8×8″) – £400

Framed prints from £395 (20×16″)

Acrylic Wall Art from £395 (20×16″)

Archival Canvases from £325 (20×16″)

"I cannot recommend her enough and her outstanding work".

“We have worked with Alison twice and she has produced some of my favourite pictures of my daughter yet!
I cannot recommend her enough and her outstanding work”.

– Karen

"I was amazed by her photography and the resulting images from our shoot."

“Alison offers a fantastic, relaxed environment at her gorgeous studio.

I would highly recommend treating yourself to experience a shoot with Alison and have your own special family keepsakes for life!
Thank you again Alison x”

– Leela and Mia


I discovered Women’s Beauty Shoots early in my Photography career while seeking training online. I found an amazing Photographer called Sue Bryce who specialised in Women’s Beauty or Glamour shoots as she called them, and she had built a massively successful business through only photographing women and making them feel empowered and beautiful whilst taking their portraits. And the images she takes are breathtaking so she is a huge inspiration to me.

I followed her training online and was then lucky enough to attend a 3 day workshop with her in Paris in 2015. I learnt a huge amount and have continued training with her online ever since.

My Beauty Shoots are focussed mainly on my female clients.  I want you to be able to come for your session, sit back and trust that we will make you your most beautiful self and give you the confidence to relax in front of the camera that you never had before. I want you to have an experience you will never forget.

We will have an in person or telephone consultation so I can find out more about you and how you would love to be photographed.  We will discuss what to wear, hair and makeup, what to expect from your session, whether you would like to include anyone else in your session.

We can do up to 4 different looks in your shoot so you will have lots of variety in your gallery.  I always recommend starting in a casual outfit, then getting more glammed up as we go along.  Lots of my clients buy a special outfit especially for their session but as my studio wardrobe is growing all the time, you are more than welcome to borrow something of mine too.

If you have any questions, feel free to reach out and contact me. I’m always happy to help.

And if you would like to see some more of my Beauty Portraits with past clients, please click here! 



Can I do this shoot with my 3 best girlfriends?

I’m more than happy to photograph all 4 of you during one session although we won’t be able to do 4 looks each as we will only have 30 mins per person, so we could do 2 looks per person and some group shots too.

The gallery will still only include 20 to 25 images however so you won’t have as many photos to choose from. If you would like more, we could do 2 sessions back to back, which means you would each have an hour session and 10 to 13 images each to choose from.

I don't feel very photogenic but I'd love to have a go. Do you still think you could get nice photos of me?
Practically everyone I have photographed in the past 11 years has told me they aren’t very photogenic so don’t worry, you are not alone in thinking that. However, when you have a shoot with me, you will have your hair and makeup done, you will be wearing your favourite outfits, I will be posing you and lighting you in the most flattering ways, and I’ll help you to relax so the photos will be unlike any you will have seen of yourself before. You just need to trust me to do my job and allow me to take the most beautful photos of you that you have ever seen.
Do you provide hair and makeup?
We have a professional Hair and Makeup Artist available should you want to feel extra special during your shoot and that can be added to your session for £110 (per person) for both hair and makeup or £55 for either hair or makeup.
Do you airbrush or photoshop my images?
I personally hand edit every single image that I show to my clients, and I edit with a light touch so that you just look like your very best self. I don’t want your skin to look plastic, or for you to look 2 dress sizes smaller than you are. But I will remove temporary blemishes, lighten wrinkles and straighen any lumps or bumps that are caused by tight clothing.

If you would prefer not to have your images retouched in this way, feel free to let me know. They are your images and I want them to reflect you. Equally, if on viewing your images there is something in the photo that I have missed and it is putting you off buying it, please let me know as it might be something I can easily remove or fix in Photoshop.

Do you do boudoir or nude portraits?
It’s not something I’ve done yet in my Beauty shoots but that’s only because my clients haven’t requested it. I would be more than happy to include tasteful boudoir or nude photos as one of your looks during your session so just let me know if this is something you would like to do.
I only want digitals. Do I have to buy a collection?
There is no pressure to buy anything at all but you can buy an Album or piece of Wall Art from the A La Carte list rather than a collection if you prefer.

However, Digital Files, Mounted Prints, and Luxury Folio Boxes are only available to purchase with a Collection.

Having been in this industry for 11 years now, I know a lot of my previous clients who just bought Digitals have never found the time to do anything with them, which is such a waste. When investing in a Professional Portrait Shoot, I want my clients to have photos that they can display around their homes and enjoy every single day.

As I use the best suppliers I know my clients will receive top-quality products that will last for years and years, so that future generations can also enjoy their portraits too.


I would love to hear from you, and if you do have any questions at all before booking, please do feel free to contact me using the form below.