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I had a fabulous day at Alt. Studio. I often feel uncomfortable having my photo taken but Simon put me at ease. The photos are fabulous, and Gemma done an amazing job of my hair and make up. It was an amazing experience and will happily return again!
Carolina Peiró

Was the best experience ever, Jen did a fantastic makeover (makeup and hair) and was lovely. And what to say about Simon... he make your experiences 100% easier and really fun, I couldn't be more happy of my day at the studio and my photos.

thank you so so much

Hana Price

Loved every second. Brilliant experience. Simon was great, Jen was awesome.. Considering all the restrictions at the minute they did a sterling job, very clean and conscious of restrictions, very professional.. Cannot fault them at all! I would recommend to anyone and everyone. Friendly, funny, welcoming. Managed to put our minds at ease and I cnt wait to get our photos haha. Everyone should try this at least once!
Chanelle Mckiernan-karri 

Absolutely loved doing this pin up photo shoot. Never done anything like it before and simon made the experience amazing and was so relaxed and patient with me. Would defo recommend anyone who is interested to do it � its gave me more confidence in myself. Thank you Simon and Molly for doing my make up you are amazing!! Xx

Sarah Crossley
Can not recommend this studio enough. I had such and amazing day Simon made me feel so comfortable and a good laugh and I absolutely love my photos thank you soo much
Gillian Burke 
What a brilliant experience. My 4 friends and me spent a fantastic day being made to feel like 50’s movie stars. The make up and clothes were amazing and Simon was fantastic at putting us all at ease and giving us great direction. The photos are stunning, Simon you are an amazing photographer! 
So if it’s a girly day out, a family get together or a special date for two I would highly recommend this experience. It’s fab and fun plus the pictures will make you smile for years to come.
Cathy D. Boyer 
This was pretty new to me but Simon walked me through everything and made me feel very comfortable ! The makeup was amazing and despite not taking clothes with me there was a wide range of choices that fitted me perfectly. Had a really fun day and the resulted pictures were beautiful ! ♪
Anastasia Chiarotti
If you are thinking of treating yourself or loved ones to something extraordinary - this is a great way to experience something different! It is so much fun and you will have brilliant pictures to remind you of good times! I know we'll treasure ours for the rest of our lives!!!
Alison Stentonskelton
I've had the best day ever that was all me! Simon has been a tower of strength from start to finish to ensure I got the most without having any anxiety attacks. Hair and makeup done perfectly by a very skilled young lady (sorry can't remember her name ) who also helped to ensure I was OK. The whole experience has been fantastic. Can't recommend these guys enough. Thank you so much xx
Rebecca Moorhouse

My 6 year old daughter and I loved every minute of our make over photo shoot. It will stay in our memories forever and the photos are the icing on the cake!! Simon and Lynn (very talented make up artist) made us both feel really comfortable and my daughter soon came out of her shell and was happy to smile and pose for the camera. Not once did she complain about being bored. 
Usually I don't really like myself on camera but these photos are so fantastic it was difficult to choose!
I would definitely recommend Alt Studio, thank you Simon!


Toni 'Dezzie' Corrigan 

Absolutely amazing experience, had so much fun and felt so comfortable with both Colette and Simon! In love with my photos! Definitely recommend you guys to my friends!x



Theresa Vaughan 

Absolutely overwhelmed with my photo's from me and my sons family shoot.

Had an amazing day at the shoot, professional, fun and relaxed.


Sharon Clancy

I had an absolutely fantastic time at Alt Studio on 28th Sept - went in with some random looks I had in mind, 60s, 70s - vaguely boho, wasn't sure about doing the boudoir shots at all as I'd never done anything like that in my life, and came out feeling about 10 feet taller and the proud owner of a group of photos which made me look fantastic! Thank you Simon and the team. You made me feel amazing


Ruby Elizabeth 

Had my very first photo shoot yesterday for my 21st birthday. I had lots of ideas for outfits etc but no idea how to pose and was really nervous! Simon was amazing, really put me at ease and gave me lots of encouragement and help to make my pictures look fab. I have never felt or looked so amazing. Colette (the makeup and hair artist) did an incredible job and i loved the whole experience. They really took their time with me and the end results are amazing! DEFINITELY GO! Was worth every penny and I cannot believe how incredibly beautiful the photos are!


Lauren Stead 


Amazing experience, Simon is wonderful, talented and all round lovely guy. Me and my friend had such a laugh, felt so at ease and was made to feel beautiful !! Highly recommended to everyone. The photos are fantastic !!! xx



Ursula Lumb –


5 star had an absolutely lovely day and the photos gave me a huge boost on my birthday. Simon really put me at ease and Gina was very sweet and friendly and we chatted away while she transformed me and taught me how to put on false eyelashes! As an added bonus the playlist for the photo shoot was excellent! Can't recommend highly enough.



Clare Bavarde 


5 starI was rather nervous on the day of the shoot, but Simon made both myself and my friend feel right at home. We asked if we could do some photos of us in our cosplays, and Simon was more than happy to do so. Lynn Docherty was superb at doing our make up for us and making us look more like our characters. Both Simon and Lynn created a fun and friendly atmosphere which really made our memorable day. Highly recommended :D


Emma Wood 


5 starAmazing day and some amazing photos! Stop thinking about it and just book it!


Susan Roebuck Nee.neish 


Just got pics through of my daughter and 8 year old grand-daughter.....amazing !!! We all had a fab day at the photo shoot. Simon is a great guy ( good with 8 year old giddy girls haha ) hair/ make up lady was lovely (sorry I forgot your name) highly recommended for fun shoot, giggles, and amazing pics to end on a high.....thank you soooooo much simon 


Hannah Riggers Rigby  


It was sooo much fun! Would recommend to anyone who's up for it!


Kayleigh Hindle  


Had a fantastic day. Made a not very confident me..Feel so at ease and comfortable and the photos look amazing. recommend to all.


Nicky Jones


5 star Such an amazing experience loved every minute of it would defo recommend can't wait for the photos thanks Simon x



Taylor Phoenix


5 star I had a really fab day yesterday, Simon & Nikki are lovely, Nikki is a brilliant hair & make up artist, and Simon is great at giving really clear direction for posing, as well as knowing what poses work best for each look. It was great being able to see the photos so soon after having them taken too, and now I know where I'm going I'll definitely be booking again!



Michelle Ewen 


5 star Best day out ever! Everything from the hair and makeup to the photoshoot itself was perfect. Went in feeling nervous, came out feeling like a star. You'll be spoilt for choice when it comes to choosing your favourite pictures. Thanks so much Simon!


Liz Corbs Corbett 


5 star What an absolutely amazing experience! Fabulous hair and make-up. Made to feel special from the moment we walked in. Attention to detail was fab! Felt like a star for the day. Trutly overwhelmed by the photos! I've never felt or looked so good! You will be amazed at what you can achieve at alt-studio! Book it-NOW!


Sarah Page


Absolutely fantastic from start to finish, had so much fun =) would recommend to anyone wanting any form of shoot doing


Katy Sanders


Had an absolutely amazing day! Simon is a genius and made me really comfortable in front of the camera. Rhian made me feel really special and Glam with stunning hair and make-up. Could not be more pleased with my photos, they are gorgeous. I cannot recommend this experience highly enough! Thank you Simon and Rhian :)


Debbie Ross


Sunday was a fabulous experience. Simon has a great flair for the creative and both he and Nikki were so warm and friendly. The shoot itself was amazing, fun and relaxed. The photos turned out to be a revelation and in fact, a real ego booster, lol. They were sassy, funny, stunning...... It was a marvelous day spent with good friends, old and new!


Jess Haigh


Absolutely amazing day! Simon was so easy to work with and listened to what I wanted and also had some awesome ideas. Made me feel really relaxed and comfortable. Hair and makeup was fabulous, really got the style down to a tee. The photos were absolutely incredible and I was so pleased with them, and the music with the sideshow of pics was a nice little touch. I would highly recommended anyone to try this experience because I had so much fun!


Jodie Griffin


I had an awesome time with my mom. :D We both enjoyed the day, I didn't feel awkward at all- and if I had any trouble with my posture, Simon sorted it out, the end results are beautiful. I also like the pay by instalment thing, this allows me to get more of the pictures. Worth the wait.


Stephanie Robinson


Great fun, very professional. Can't recommend enough!


Dani Gallagher


Just had the most fantastic morning at Alt Studios. I was really self concious but Simon and Nikki put me at ease and I LOVED it!! The pictures were breath taking, I didnt know I could look do good. Cant wait to go back!! Thank you so much guys!! Xx


Karen Bain

Simon, you simply are the best ! Thank you sooooo much for releasing my inner goddess and big big thank you to Nicki & her wonderful talent in creating my total transformation, also not forgetting all her tips of the trade !! thanks guys it was one of the best days of my life... Bella was a hoot too xx


Alice Pignon (Stella Ovedrive)

What can I say... Such a fantastic experience shooting here :D Simon is fun and easy to talk to, had some wonderful ideas of how to use my props and costumes to best effect, but always listened and understood the look I was going for myself, as well. Hair and make-up was second to none, so happy with the look. And as for the results.... They completely blew my expectations out of the water, they're nothing like any other pin-up photos I have ever done! A completely unique experience, with unique results. This is NOT you're everyday pin-up/vintage photography, as I know the genre is extremely popular right now. Simon really knows his stuff, you will most definitely come out with some very treasured images


Alice ‘KittyWink’ McMath  

If you are looking for images to treasure then look no further. From the very start to the finished product, my day at Alt Studio was one to remember. Simon has a warm and friendly personality which immediately put me at ease. He has a wealth of knowledge and ideas and gives great direction, which, for a complete novice like me, was a godsend. I cannot begin to explain how thrilled I am with my photographs. They are like works of art. If I never have another photograph taken again, I will die a happy woman! Simon is without doubt a cut above the rest. Thank you so much!   


Gemma Stonach

Had such a laugh on my tattoo shoot! Simon & Rhian were both amazing and made me feel really relaxed. So happy with the photos, they are unreal! Thanks guys!! What a great day in Manchester


April Lindsay

Had a fantastic shoot in Manchester on Friday with Simon and MUA Nikki Armstrong. The makeup was amazing and the results were incredible. Simon is an amazingly talented photographer. I cannot recommend Alt.Studio highly enough! I'll be back! xx


Kate Robson

Just wanted to say thank you so much for an absolutely brilliant day - you put me totally at ease; I was blown away by your ideas and skilful directing...and the fact that you actually managed to get a decent picture of me (your medal is in the post!) I will definitely be recommending you to everyone that I know!! x


Charlotte Stokes

Had a Fantastic shoot yesterday with Simon at Alt studios. Made me feel very relaxed and gave fantastic direction! Knew what he wanted and knew what looked good. Didn't expect me to hold awkward poses for more then a few seconds. The results speak for themselves, absolutely fantastic!


Alex Lloyd-Edwards

Had such a brilliant shoot with Simon and Demi, the pics were amazing. I defo recommend Alt studios if you want to bring out your inner godess........they'll find her for you x


Rachael Urquhart

Had such a fun afternoon at the studio on Saturday. It was so much fun working with Simon & Nikki creating the 50s & 20s looks! Want a vintage makeover?.. DO IT!


Suzie Lacon

Fantastic experience, great makeup hair and photos - want to so it all again soon! Thanks to Simon & Rhian.


Kate (Titsalina Bumsquash)

In order for me to give a recommendation you must first know a little about me...I am camera shy - put me on a stage and I will be completely in my comfort zone...put me in front of a camera and I freeze. Not with these guys - from the very beginning I was made to feel welcome and relaxed. They were completely open to ideas (no matter how daft) and made the experience extra special. The pictures are beautiful and better than I could ever have imagined. Thank you so much :) xx


Marie Betty Davis

I can only say how I see it..what a superb service. I am so happy with my pictures. Many thanks again to Simon and Rhian <3 xxx


Cynthia Wild

If you are looking for a unique photoshoot then I highly recommend Alt. Studio. Simon has the skill and ability to make each shot truly and utterly inimitable and Rhian's hair and make up was amazing! The shoot was a lot of fun and we will be back.


Keeley Sissons

I absolutely cannot recommend this man enough! You'd be a fool to miss out on his talent and expertise!


Angela Hurrell

One week ago I set off nervously to the studio for the makeover and photoshoot I won courtesy of Alt and Blush. 

This was a series of firsts for me at just past my half century. My first photoshoot without Jamie my son, my first make over, my first beehive and my first false eyelashes!

Gina did an amazing job transforming me into a sixties pop star and Audrey Hepburn amongst other things. I had a lovely time chatting, she made me feel totally at ease and looked after me for the whole shoot. 

Simon told me exactly what to do and by the end I had enjoyed it so much I would definitely do it again.

And then I saw the photos. I didn't expect I would like them but I couldn't choose they are AMAZING! 

Thank you so much :)


Jennifer Donkin

Brilliant Dita Von Teese inspired vintage shoot today for my 21st! So happy with the photos and can't wait to show them off! Was directed professionally and was encouraged to put my own spin on the shots allowing for freedom and creativity! 


Kat Easton

Fantastic! Love that the shoots are tailored to each person and that your looks are changed to suit the outfits. Both Simon and Gina were lovely; I felt dead relaxed and not self conscious. The photos are AMAZING and all my friends are dying to do it too :) xx


Lisa Morrissey

Had a brill time today at Alt.studios. Simon and Gina are really lovely and very talented, and really made me feel at ease. If you want a photo shoot with a difference then this is the place to go! If there were more Simon and Gina's around the world would look more beautifull


Kimberley Barker

Had a 50's Pin up shoot done here and I cannot rate Alt Studio highly enough!

The makeover, the shoot itself the final pictures and the entire experience was absolutely fantastic! Simon and Gina were brilliant to work with.

I would recommend Alt Studios to anyone who wants to have something a little different done.

Loved Every Minute! x


Jade Pinky Anthony

ahhhhhmazing. me and my mum felt so comfortable and simon was so easy to pose for. a great experience that nearly bought a woman to tears when she saw the end result.... thank you sooo much

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