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, lifestyle portraiture & brand photography – come & play! 

Recent happenings…

Christmas moments

Christmas moments

New year already! Christmas this year was a hard one, our first without Dad. Despite being a photographer, I had never before appreciated quite how precious photos are, once someone is gone, and that is the only record you have of their expressions, their smiles, the...

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Organising old images

Organising old images

Recently I've been thinking a lot about prints vs digital, and the dark side of social media again. I love my digital cameras just as much as my film ones, and for client work and experimental personal work there's nothing to beat them, really - especially as I've...

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