Surrey Portrait
Families & 

Paula Deegan

Beautiful, emotive photography for warm-hearted families & professionals

I’m a portrait photographer based in Epsom on the Surrey / London border. I am passionate about capturing beautiful, unique moments of you and your family, feeling happy, relaxed and connected. My specialities are family and headshot photography.

Each photography session is designed to be as straightforward and enjoyable as possible - from a simple booking system, a fun friendly shoot, an easy-to-use viewing gallery and help choosing how to display your beautiful images.

Take a look around and if you have any questions, I’d love to hear from you!

We support Ukraine


When the war started in Ukraine I wanted to do something to help and pledged to donate £10 from every photoshoot sold in March & April 2022. The funds would be donated to DEC to help people fleeing the conflict in Ukraine.

So a BIG THANK YOU to all my lovely clients, it has been a pleasure working with you (as always) and together we raised £250!


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I walk you through What to Expect, Pricing, How to Book and FAQs

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    “Paula is wonderful - we could not be happier with our family photographs! With a top notch, easy to navigate client portal we found every step of the process professional! Paula has captured our new little family in a way that really warms our hearts and everyone who has seen the photos has commented on how natural, loving and beautiful they are!” (Google review)

    Catherine & Mark (family client)
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    “Paula is fantastic to work with! She planned my shoot really carefully and when the day came, it was great fun. Paula got the brief perfectly and I am delighted with my headshots.” (Google review)
    Louise (headshot client)
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    “The shoot was fun and full of laughter, my daughters enjoyed it as Paula made it like a game so she could get the best out of them. Paula is a skilled photographer and she has captured the essence of us in her photos. I will treasure the pictures she has taken!” (Google review)
    Anjali (family client)
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    "Such a joy to be photographed by Paula, her friendly and professional approach to create the look you are after is brilliant. The booking process from start to finish is efficient and easy, the helpful tips to prepare and the finished result speak for themselves. Thank you Paula for a great shoot. Loved it!" (Google review)

    Angela (headshot client)
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    “Oh Paula I love them! Gosh the ones of Jessie on the bed and Jake are absolutely stunning! Thanks so much for photographing us, it was fun! Oh and you have a big fan in Jake [son], he’s talked about you all week. Thanks loads again, I LOVE THEM!!! Am super chuffed (James too!)”
    Fi & James (family client)
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    “Paula accommodated me at short notice, was warm, welcoming and put me at ease. I have been able to grow my online private practice to full capacity over the past year and firmly believe the good quality headshots has helped in that. Thank you Paula!” (Google review)
    Claire (headshot client)
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    “Paula made a real connection with our kids, playing games with them before any photos were taken – so they trusted her and were completely themselves in front of the lens. The resulting shots are amazing, we’re really pleased with them all. We can’t recommend Paula highly enough!” (Google review)
    Mary & Rahul (family client)
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    "Thank you, Paula, for our gorgeous family photos. You have been so patient and easy going (with us and our three year old!). We didn’t have great natural light and somehow, you have worked your magic as the photos are beautiful. Chloé still asks about you and we love having these special photos of the girls." (Google review)
    Joelle & Rich (family client)
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    "Thank you Paula for capturing some amazing photos of us as a family! We are so delighted with these photos and our family love them too. You managed to get both children smiling and laughing at the same time which is an amazing achievement! Thank you! We love the photos! (Google review)
    Lucy & family
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    "During the first Lockdown, Paula very kindly set up a local doorstep portrait sessions with funds donated to Age Concern Epsom & Ewell. Through Paula's own initiative she helped to raise £395 for our small local community charity. Paula is such a professional and kind soul. Thank you, Paula." (Google review)
    Charlotte Hornblow - Age Concern, Epsom & Ewell

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