Classic Hollywood

We have perfected the art of re-creating the look of the great Hollywood portraits of yesteryear, so if you've ever fancied being a glamorous movie star then Picture House Portraits is the place to come!

Do you love the old black and white movies with the famous Hollywood stars of yesteryear? Those dramatic Hollywood portraits of the great stars such as Veronica Lake, Humphrey Bogart, James Stewart, Grace Kelly, Cary Grant, James Dean, Ginger Rogers, Fred Astaire and Marlene Dietrich were all about creative lighting, and we've mastered the skills necessary to create identical photographs with you as the star.


Whether you want the iconic and dramatic style of the Film Noir movies, the high glamour of the black and white photos of the 1920s, 30s and 40s or the vibrant full colour of the Kodachrome images that were first seen in the 1930s, we can give you the perfect look, including hair, make-up, outfits and props, to capture your chosen era.


On several occasions during the year we also undertake specially-arranged location shoots at appropriate venues, including steam railways and stately homes. Places on these days are extremely limited and always sell out quickly - get in touch with us to find out more about our next events!

The place to go  for pin-up, vintage and classic Hollywood  photography!

Fully equipped, internationally published, award-winning studio

Address: Picture House Portraits, 39 Market Street, Kirkby Stephen, Cumbria CA17 4QN.

Telephone: 07595 728289

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