This page provides information about Why Eye Photography, a photography company based in North East England and available for private shoots and commercial work.

Why Eye Photography features the work of Stuart Forster. Stuart is a professional food photographer, portrait photographer and travel photographer from Sunderland in north-east England.

Stuart has experience of:

  • working to strict deadlines on projects for commissioning editors from magazines, publishing houses and newspapers
  • collaborating with PR companies and destination management organisations to come up creative ideas and deliver photography
  • photographing for businesses and individuals

A photographer in north-east England

Stuart welcomes contact from prospective clients. Are you interested in commissioning a photo shoot in Durham, Gateshead, Newcastle upon Tyne, South Shields, Sunderland or elsewhere? Please get in touch if you’re looking for a photographer in northeast England.

As someone who loves travel, he’s willing to embrace travelling in order to undertake projects for clients further afield — both in the United Kingdom and beyond.

Photography for magazines, newspapers and websites

Stuart’s work has been published in magazines ranging from National Geographic Traveller and Wanderlust to BBC Good Food and The Grocer.

His photos have been printed in national newspapers in the UK, including The Guardian and The Daily Mail. They have also appeared in international titles such as The Washington Post and South China Morning Post. Additionally, they have also been published online by the likes of Rough Guides, The Culture Trip and a variety of news networks, including CNN.

Stuart is a member of professional organisations including the National Union of Journalists and the British Guild of Travel Writers.

Bespoke projects and photography commissions

Why Eye Photography can provide you with professionally shot:

  • Food photography
  • Travel photography
  • Portrait photography
  • Event photography

And would love an opportunity to discuss your photography needs.

If you’re looking to commission a photography shoot, please talk to Stuart about your requirements by calling 07947 587136.

He’d be happy to discuss what you want, by when you require the images, how best to fulfill your wishes and provide you with a quote for the work. You can also make contact via this website.

Please take a look at the photography galleries on this website in order to view examples of Stuart’s work as a food photographer, a portrait photographer and a travel photographer. You can also see photography in posts on the Why Eye Photography blog.

A fluent German speaker

Stuart speaks fluent German, so if you’re looking for a German-speaking photographer to work on a project, please get in touch. 

Photography by Stuart Forster

Stuart likes to express himself through his photography. He believes photography can be used to inform and lead to greater understanding of the world. Specifically, photography can bring people to question what is happening around them and in distant lands, engendering interest in places, people and cultures.

He frequently travels away from North East England to research stories, aiming to capture the spirit of places and events. His passions include trying local cuisine, exploring history as well as experiencing the culture and contemporary attractions of destinations.

To view more of Stuart’s work, you can also visit his travel and food blog, Go Eat Do.

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