Branding Photography Experience

on a mission to help you

get seen

Your brand should tell your story. It should be as unique and special as you are. Understanding your vision enables you and me to create authentic images that reflects your personality and show your brand beautifully. I’ll spend time in getting to know you and understanding you and your brand’s story.

Sugarplumbakes Kingston branding shoot photos showing hand preparing a buttercream wedding cake with rice paper sails with hand calligraphy in edible gold ink with pastel icing. Photo by Cristina Ilao

Only a real professional can capture your brand flawlessly. I’m experienced in working with a wide variety of clients from lawyers to jewellery designers, stationers, florists and even cake artists. If you have any questions at each stage, I'll be here to guide you. You can rely on someone who's able to guide you every step of the way.

Elizabeth Solaru (Nigerian owner of luxury wedding cake business Elizabeth's Cake Emporium) branding photo shoot in central London. wearing a black tuxedo style cape Armani suit and trousers while sitting at the stairs outside an iconic London building in Belgravia. Photo by Cristina Ilao

Let me help you create a distinct elegant look that will elevate your brand – carefully styled with an editorial approach and edited in my signature light and airy natural style. You’ll have stunning imagery that will attract your ideal clients and highlight the expert that you are.


woman in a ponytail and white angel sleeve blouse arranging a mini wedding cake with sugar flowers and wafer pastel design, ester and erik candles and antique candle holders; light and airy bright white background in wedding venue; Styled by Oxfordshire Wedding Planner Alexandra Rose Weddings and Photo by London Photographer Cristina Ilao

branding photography

Show the face behind your brand. Let potential clients see what goes on behind the scenes. Impress them with professionally captured and curated imagery on your website, your social media and in all your marketing materials. It's time to have photos that look as amazing as your Pinterest board!



MonAnnie Cakes branding shoot: personal brand shoot posing ideas for small business owners and creatives, lifestyle styling, brand styling, woman holding a china cup and saucer and wearing white polka dots dress; backlit sitting beside a big window; black business owners; uk small business owner, cake designer; hairstyle for black women with short hair | Photo by UK light and airy wedding and personal branding photographer Cristina Ilao Photography. More at www.cristinailao.com

"With Cristina, you're in for an unforgettable visual experience."

"I decided to book Cristina for my brand shoot because of her incredible talent and considered approach to design. With her, it’s not just about taking beautiful photos, but about capturing the essence of your brand and telling your brand story through the images. My favourite part of working with Cristina is her inspiring warm personality, and her ability to make me feel safe and comfortable in front of the lens. When I received by my photos I was blown away by all the shots! They were just perfect! I especially loved the detailed shoots. As a cake designer a lot of work goes into the little details, and Cristina takes the time to capture all intricacies beautifully. Cristina is a master at her craft and my go to photographer for my branding imagery. With Cristina, you are in for an unforgettable visual experience."

- Fen, MonAnnie Cakes