Sophie Hitchens

Sophie Hitchens


Faded Grandeur and the Opulent Photo Shoot Locations

Sophie Hitchens Monday 27th June 2016

A more theatrical photo shoot location lends itself to the stage of opulent creativity and allows stylists and photographers to set a scene, which evokes a feel of times gone by. An opulent photo shoot location may merely hint at the past with a feel of romantic decadence or it can go all out to take the voyeur to a specific time in the past.

We’ve picked out some of our favourite grand and opulent locations, which have been used by stylists, photographers and film makers to recreate specific points in the past or to showcase furniture or fashion which takes you to another time and place.

Airlie Gardens

This beautiful apartment in Holland Park acts as a stunningly romantic setting for furniture and fashion pieces. With its parquet flooring and uniquely distressed walls, light bounces around to create dreamy and ethereal imagery.

Eagle House

Whilst the majority of this stunning Georgian House is light, bright and radiant, it has one room in particular – a formal dining room, that oozes opulence. With its distressed walls, bare floors and period mouldings, it acts as a fabulous setting for luxurious textiles and furnishings.

Mile End Road

With its dark and atmospheric living room to its lavish bathroom wallpaper, this late Georgian House brings together an eclectic interior full of opulence and character. It’s the perfect setting for quirky shoots with a touch of nostalgia.

We hope you’ve enjoyed our brief time travel trip to opulent days gone by and look forward to more time travel adventures with you in the future….

Sophie Hitchens

Sophie Hitchens



We wanted to make you aware we have shoot guidelines in place for both clients and location owners to enable everyone involved in a shoot to return to a safe working environment. You will be asked to adhere to these guidelines on shoot days.