About Me


Portrait, editorial and events photographer based in Devon, UK.

Work has appeared in The Guardian, The Times, Country Life, The Ecologist and Resurgence.

2018 The Art Institute, Plymouth. Participant 'Frequencies' exhibition

2018 MA Photography, Show University of Plymouth

2018 In conjunction with Soapbox Science, Plymouth Art Weekender

2016 Exeter Phoenix associate Artist

2015 'Independents of Exeter' Exeter Phoenix, Exeter Picture House.

2005-2018 Photography tutor, Exeter Phoenix

2005-2018 Freelance Photographer based in South West UK


Portrait photographer and visual story teller. 


Vanessa works with families covering  events such as a wedding, anniversary, birthday or 'day in the life' where a family or group of  friends come together for the special day. The work will often become a book which becomes a very treasured present. 


Vanessa covers special events for organisations and charities.


Vanessa is a trained teacher and runs photography workshops at Exeter Phoenix Arts Centre. She also offers one to one or group training for organisations and individuals. 

Work with Me

Have an upcoming project?  Vanessa is a keen collaborator. She is working with scientists and ecologists on environmental projects this year.

Get in touch by using the contact form to discuss rates, scheduling and more.

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