Hi! I’m Carla
Photographer by trade and by passion | daydreamer & fairytale lover | ex-librarian and book lover | professional-ish mermaid | burlesque & line dancer | larp photographer | believer in unicorns & magic.
My whole life, I’ve never been able to shake a sense of dreamlike wonder, long after the point I was supposed to grow up and be sensible.
Often accused of living “off in my own world”, here’s where I explore what that world looks like… fairytale and fantasy ahoy!
Fine art photography of mermaids, fairytales and other magic lives over at carlawatkinsphotography.com
Brand photography for colourful, magical weirdos in business lives over at carlawatkins.com
Another late night, another unscheduled but somewhat overdue update! I've been trying really hard to figure out where everything I do fits in my tangled web of websites and blogs, social media accounts and notebooks. The notebooks are destined to never be sorted out,...
A few of you might know that I applied for the Developing Your Creative Practice grant in August. Sadly I found out yesterday I didn't get it, but am feeling surprisingly positive - the application taught me loads, I'm stepping up as a photographic artist as a result,...
Popped in to the steampunk extravaganza at the East Anglian Railway Museum yesterday afternoon :) Acquired a new wand and some custom pieces for my goggles, met some fabulous humans and took my tiny top hat-in-progress for its first trial run. I walked like a girl in...