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Commercial photographer specialising in architecture, lighting, interiors & the built environment, as well as portrait, PR, & event photography.

With over 15 years experience of shooting a diverse range of subjects for clients in the UK & Europe.

Clients include: Bodleian Libraries, Ashmolean Museum, Pitt Rivers Museum, Oxford University, Merton College, Hoare Lea, Laing O'Rourke, Arcadis, XAL, SORAA, Precision Lighting, IVision, Microsoft, Orange, Siemens, Panasonic, National Australia Bank, Pico, Life-Fitness, Embraer, Norlha Textiles etc.

Also with a background in anthropology (having studied at the renowned School of Oriental and African Studies - University of London) that has developed my perception of cultural and social issues in a way that continues to influence my social reportage & photojournalism projects that i research and shoot around the world. 

Architectural lighting photography is an art on its own. Dan manages to communicate the essence of our design in his pictures, taking into consideration the architectural visual impression of a space, but most importantly capturing the emotions generated by light.
— Juan Ferrari - Senior Associate at Hoare Lea - London, UK
Dan is an incredibly professional and talented photographer who has an incredible eye for light, framing and design. Adept at capturing both mood and place, he has mastered a diverse range of shooting styles, be it headshots, architecture, candids or posed.

I hired Dan to take some professional shots of me for my new website, and he was incredibly generous with his time, during and after the shoot. Dan went above and beyond the call of duty, ensuring the images were both beautifully edited and retouched. Most importantly, he put me at ease during the shoot, and the photos came out wonderfully. Awkward is my default mode, but you wouldn’t know it from what Dan delivered. This is quite the achievement. +1 would hire again.
— Claire Connelly - Research Assistant at Rebuilding Macroeconomics - University of Oxford
Dan is a hugely talented photographer who manages to capture the essence of the people and structures he works with. His photography is technically clever and artistically beautiful. I would highly recommend Dan for corporate and personal work.
— Emma Gilpin Jacobs - The Pew Charitable Trusts
We worked with Dan to photograph our most recently completed architecture project. The results were excellent and captured the qualities of design in the way we hoped.
Dan was very conscientious, he took great care in framing each shot and checking that these were in line with our brief.

We would recommend his services and will definitely work with him in the future.
— Alex Towler - Architect - Transition by Design - Oxford, UK
Dan completely surpassed my expectations. His enthusiasm and passion for photography emanated from him on both a recce visit and the day of the event.

In spite of lacklustre weather, Dan’s patience, vision, and professionalism won through and we were rewarded with some of the most beautiful photography I’ve ever seen (and not just of our College).

I can’t recommend him enough and look forward to working with him again soon.
— Claire Spence-Parsons - Merton College, Oxford
It was a real pleasure to see how Dan photographed our project at Manor Farm in Oxfordshire, clearly paying close attention to the buildings’ details, sequence of spaces, balancing the daylight with artificial lighting, as well as composing beautiful imagery.

The results are really stunning, with the pictures showcasing the completed project in the best possible way.

I would recommend Dan to anyone who is looking for an architectural photographer who is creative, knows what they’re doing, and delivers beautiful, vivid photographs.
— Jaś Lewicki - Architect - Designer - Amsterdam, NL
As well an being an excellent photographer (I like the lighting contrasts that Dan achieves in his photographs) Dan also has an understanding that reflects the design concepts behind each finished project, this is evident in the quality of his finished product.

And while Dan is a perfectionist he is an easy-going and understanding person - a delight to know and work with.
— Christopher Pask - Creative Head - Pico Plus - London, UK
I have known Dan Paton and his work for more than ten years now. His beautiful pictures have been immensely impactful for the success of Palazzo Monti della Corte.

Dan has mastered a type of photography that captures the moment and the atmosphere of places and people and he can carry the same depth in his more corporate work.

I believe that the secret ingredient is Dan’s beautiful soul and his deep knowledge of photographic technique as well as the market needs. Hire him!
— Alessandro D'Ansembourg - Founder at di Nigo Consulting, New York
It was a pleasure working with Dan. He was very professional and exceeded my expectations photographing a summer conference at the University of Oxford. If you are looking for a reliable, professional and accommodating photographer, I would highly recommend Dan.
— Amy Stout - IT Services, University of Oxford

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