Welcome to Penguin Photography!

Established in 1991 by university graduates, we have become the UK's premier specialist university photography company. By employing a full-time team of dedicated and highly experienced photographers, we are able to ensure a top quality product. We also go to great lengths to minimise the work involved for the organisers. By remaining a small and efficiently run company specialising only in what we are good at, we also offer highly competitive prices.

Our clients include the universities of Oxford, London, Durham, Manchester, Imperial College, Nottingham, Newcastle, Birmingham, Southampton, Portsmouth, Swansea and many more across the UK.

We are very proud of the service we offer - judge for yourself by reading a few of the testimonials below.


"The Graduation Day photos are excellent, great quality and a great service!"

Denice McKibben, Biological Sciences, Bangor University, 2011

The photos are of an exceptional quality and look fabulous as always. Thanks ever so much for ‘yet again’ a lovely service.

Alison Evans, Nursing & Physiotherapy
University of Birmingham

The photos are brilliant! Many thanks for all your work and effort in dealing with our department.

Rashida Mohamed, Physics
University of Warwick

The photos are fantastic, we're all very pleased with the outcome, you have done a great job and I would certainly recommend you.

Sarah Stone, Rutland Hall of Residence
Nottingham University

Extremely impressed with the efficient and excellent service provided by Penguin Photography. Provided great advice and experience. Extremely friendly and helpful photographer, knew exactly how to handle our students and get the perfect picture. Look forward to working with Penguin Photography next year!

Kate Allum
University of Birmingham Sport

Penguin Photography year on year provides our sports teams with superb quality photographs. The company is a pleasure to work with and were very accommodating to fit within our schedule. Everything from the booking process through to the end result was efficient, professional and to an excellent standard. I would recommend Mark and his team to anyone wanting a quality service and product. Many thanks from Team Northumbria.

Josie Pointon
Northumbria University

I would like to thank you on behalf of us all for the wonderful photos. They really look fabulous and capture what was a memorable day. Thank you once again for your efficiency and professionalism.

Bethan Davies, Hispanic Studies
University of Birmingham