Welcome to Claire Wood Photography

Claire Wood is a professional photographer with over twelve years experience specialising in photographing people. Based in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, Claire works on location, across the North of England and has strong ties to Manchester, Leeds and London.

Editorial Portraiture:

Claire works closely with picture editors of national magazines to shoot celebrity fashion features and portraits, features and real life stories. Working on location, with portable professional lighting and professional make up artists she endeavours to creatively fulfill the brief by seeking out the best locations, relaxing her sitters and bringing fun and enjoyment to every shoot.

Commercial Photography:

When commissioned by design and advertising agencies or when working directly with organisations, Claire takes great care to understand her clients needs so that she can carefully plan to achieve the best results and capture the right ‘feel’. She has undertaken numerous commissions for educational establishments, museums and galleries, stately homes and the television industry. Bringing creativity, enthusiasm, experience and technical knowledge Claire works hard to turn clients ideas into an inspiring visual reality.

Corporate Photography:

Claire is frequently commissioned to shoot the heads of multi national businesses for editorial clients and understands the need to work within time constraints. Forward planning of ideas and locations is key, alongside the ability to quickly react to new circumstances. Claire also works directly, or through design agencies, for small and large businesses, creating imagery for website rebranding, corporate reports, brochures, headshots and newsletters.

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March News



Hello and welcome to my March Newsletter where we jump back to this time last year.  I met Amanda Blackwell of Joe’s Toes to create some portraits of her for the website and for publicity.  Amanda makes beautiful felt slipper kits that you can order from her website.  I love doing storytelling portraits like these especially if it’s a creative and colourful location (and person!). (more…)