Paul Ives MA . FBIPP

Photo Coach

Bringing together a long career as a professional photographer and teaching extensively at both college and university level, I now offer bespoke, specific, goal led 1:1 coaching to all levels of experience and across a broad range of photographic genres.

Why work with me:

  • Mentored many students to attain their qualifications up to BA Hons
  • Advisor to businesses on in house training and digital photographic solutions
  • Specialist underwater photographer & PADI diving instructor
  • Centrally based in Bedfordshire and will travel nationally
  • Qualified to Fellowship level of the British Institute of Professional Photography
  • Academically to MA

Please contact me for a no obligation free consultation.

View student testimonials below.

Student Testimonials

“ I truly believe my third year would have been a poorer experience without Paul. His unbiased, professional attitude towards all the students work created an environment in which our projects could flourish. His experience in the industry was clear, and he bought into the classroom a positive, optimistic, but most importantly for would-be graduates, a healthy realism which was truly refreshing. ”
“ Paul's professional attitude, along side his passion and enthusiasm for helping students realise their full potential, taught me the importance of positivity and pro-activeness. He also guided me towards personal improvement and development, applicable in a working environment as well as an academic one. ”
“ Paul's experience and high level of professionalism gave me the confidence to turn my creative ideas into final pieces that were good enough to be used in the industry and consequently
found me employment. ”
“ Paul's professional expertise encouraged and enthused me to push the boundaries of my work, and his passion for his subject is an asset to the world of photography. ”
“ Paul Brought Technical clarity to learning difficult photographic skills. ”
Matthew Oxley
Matthew Oxley
Awarded a 2:1 Degree
Digital Content Editor at
World Photography Organization
Sam Chessell
Sam Chessell
Awarded 1st Class Degree
Dave Wensley
Dave Wensley
Studio Director
Aaron Warne
Aaron Warne
Tom Bliss
Tom Bliss