The Artisans

Mark has had a lifelong love of the British countryside & those who make it so great. In recent years he has started to photograph the vanguardians, those who are looking after their small corner of our planet.

He has travelled around the countryside photographing small, artisan businesses from food producers & artists from 

craftsmen & women to farmers & gardeners.

Taking beautiful shots that tell the story of our rich tapestry.

Over the last five years, amongst many others, Mark has photographed the following superstars

Tom & Henry Herbert, Hobbs House Bakery – 5th generation Artisan Bakers, Paul Hetherton, Traditional Signwriter, Rachel, Ashley, Ladies & Whippets, Green & Gorgeous – British Grown Wedding Flowers,

Josh & the gents at Bates & Lambourne – Traditional Furniture Makers, Adam & Ryan at Adam Nash, Master Thatcher, Andrew Thomas, Fisherman on the Fal, Cornwall, Harriet Coleridge, Potter, Fraser & Rachel at Norton & Yarrow – Cheesemakers,

Cate, George & the hardworking team at Sandy Lane – Organic Veg Growers, Head Gardener Anne-Marie & her team of Gardeners at Le Manoir aux Quat’ Saisons,

Lawney, her jockeys, stable lads & lasses & the horses at Lawney Hill Racing National Hunt Racehorse Trainer, Toby & his wonderful horses at Dorset Horse Logging, Jed at Blue Tin & Kate & Hugo at Hamblin Bread in Oxford

Traditional Gunmaker at work in his workshop
Green & Gorgeous, Cutting Garden, Wedding Floristry
Hobbs House Bakery, Tom Herbert, Fabulous Baker Brothers

Mark is represented by an international image library who are dedicated to creating one of the world’s finest collections of commercial imagery relating to the environment, sustainability and related health, wellbeing, lifestyle and business themes.

Mark is available for editorial photography & to take images that show your craft or small business at it’s authentic best.

Please contact us for more information.


If you’re looking for a commercial photographer in Oxford for anything from architectural photography and corporate headshots, to mouth-watering food photography and breathtaking images of your garden, we’d love to hear from you.


Mark Lord Photography

Aston Rowant Watlington

Oxfordshire OX49 5TA

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