Fairytale & fantasy fine art photography

Carla Watkins is a photographic artist working in the realms of fantasy, magic & imagination, and different ways to look at the world. She lives & works on the north Essex coastline which suits her mermaid heart.

Through her photography, alter ego work, mermaiding, larp, burlesque & cosplay, she creates images which could have come from a dream or from the pages of a book.

She also shoots pets, portraiture & brand photography – come & play! 

Recent happenings…



My Gran is wonderful. At 88, with 14 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren, she is unquestionably the matriarch of the family, and she is at the centre of our lives. But she is notoriously camera shy and hates posing! So I was extra-chuffed to get this photograph of...

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