Welcome to the website of photographer Paul Blackley.



Island Events Photography

A new service launched in December 2010 providing professional on-site event photography for small, medium and large events and other occasions. Providing a lasting, high quality, photographic memento of your events on the Isle of Wight.

Featuring the work of Island photographers Paul Blackley & Jason Swain

Clicking on the link below or use the links under the 'Events' tab on this website takes you to your event gallery where you can find high resolution, full size versions of your photos available to purchase as prints or gifts.

Island Events Photography

All new images on display and for sale at Anne Toms Yarmouth Gallery or pop into the Post Office to see a selection of my Greetings Cards.

Surf Photography Exhibition

An Exhibition of Surf Photography recently held at Dimbola Lodge, Freshwater Bay from the 15th to 31st January 2010 now has a new permanent home at the Beach Bar and Sandpipers Hotel from 2 February 2010.

It features the work of Jason Swain and myself part of the Wight Surf History Project which will document and celebrate 50 years of surfing on the Isle of Wight

Wight Surf History



Stock photography by Paul Blackley at Alamy

I was recently awarded 3rd place for one of my portraits of the magnificent male Barn Owl at the Isle of Wight Photographer of the Year Awards.

It was entered in ‘It’s a very small world': Go Wild on Wight Category, images depicting the natural world on the Isle of Wight.


Check out my recently published book 'Isle of Wight Red Squirrels', I have a few signed copies left, use the contact screen to order one now or, to preview the book or order it direct from the publisher please use this link.



The Hampshire & Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust recently held a photographic competition and one of my images of the female Barn Owl in flight was given an 'Highly Commended Award' in the Wonderful Wildlife category.

Female Barn Owl hunting

I recently entered a selection of images in the British Wildlife Photographic Awards and a number of my images were shortlisted.










All of the photographs on this website are the copyright of Paul Blackley and Wight Life Photography. Please contact me if you are interested in my work.