Commercial Photography & Video for Brands & Entertainment.

London | Manchester


Our photography services include PR photography, event photography, theatre photography and brand photography including product photography. Our commercial photography is used by clients to compliment editorial content in magazines, books, calendars, websites and other forms of media. Our work has featured nationally, regionally and locally with repeat work and high recommendations from our clients. We work to agreed briefs and budgets with single or multiple photographers. We work with both individuals and businesses; our portfolio includes Alexandre Burke, Michael Ball, Age UK, Centrepoint and Nat Geo.

The appealing visuals, rich sounds and high quality experience of watching video creates a positive viewer response. With more business’ using videos in the online space, there is intense competition to gain consumer attention and keep viewers hooked. Here at The Standout Company we specialise in capturing video footage and creating strong brand and campaign videos. We work on national and international video projects such as the The Secret Life of Pets 2, Men in Black International and VK as well as local projects for start ups and growing business’.

Professional headshots can give you the edge on promoting your corporate and professional image. Your headshot is your first impression that will help you attract new clients or potential employers. We offer professional business, lifestyle and actor headshots in Manchester, London and the North West. With mobile and studio sets up, we offer the right headshot to match your personality and your business.


Who are we?

The Standout Company is a Manchester & London commercial photography and video company, run by professional photographer Matthew Walker.

We are based in Manchester city centre and work closely with brands & businesses in the North West and London to produce high impact photography and video.

Our photographs and videos help businesses and marketing agencies to advertise and sell their services and events whilst providing creative content for their social media and other forms of marketing. Our Principal Photographer and owner Matthew Walker has over 10 years professional experience as a commercial photographer.

We pride ourselves on understanding our clients needs and building long relationships with our photography and video clients.

 Our work has featured nationally, internationally & regionally. We have a range of photography and video services including campaign photography, brand photography, event photography, theatre photography, campaign videos, brand videos, business headshots, lifestyle headshots and actor headshots

Men In Black International by The Standout Company.

Here at The Standout Company, our commercial photography services include campaign photography, brand photography, event photography, and theatre photography.

Our Standout HQ is based in Manchester city centre and we have fantastic photography studio facilities here in Manchester with studio access a 10 minute walk from Deansgate and Victoria train station and the Northern Quarter a short walk from Piccadilly train station. 

A large part of our client base in London ad we have great photography studio facilities in Elephant and Castle and Greenwich Dockyard. 

Here at The Standout Company we additionally have a fantastic mobile set up that we use for our business headshots and business lifestyle headshots, capturing companies in their natural environment with little interruption to the working day. 


Standout portfolio.

Our commercial photography & video clients range from Age UK, VK & Universal who require national and international coverage to local business’ and start ups looking to create a brand in the market place with it’s own identity. Here are some examples of the commercial photography and video we have created for our clients including PR photography, brand photography, event photography, campaign video and brand video.


What our clients are saying…

We’re nothing without our wonderful commercial photography & video clients. Thank you to each and every one of you for your kinds words.


Matthew Walker is a Manchester Photographer specialising in business photography and business video. The Standout Company work across the North West and London, covering locations including Manchester, Cheshire and Liverpool. For more information about our photography / video please get in touch for our availability and rates.

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