Simon Fraser started photographing climbs and travels in South America and the Himalayas, before working for three years as a field safety guide with the British Antarctic Survey in the 1980s.
As a professional photographer he has worked on science, nature and environment assignments around the world. He lives in the heart of Northumberland National Park, and enjoys beekeeping, organic gardening and mountaineering.
What We Do
We love all things to do with landscape and environmental photography, from remote wilderness regions to tiny details of nature at home. Our work is represented by Science Photo Library, a stock agency which distributes the very best scientific images and footage, and our images have been published in many countries worldwide.
We supply cards, prints and calendars to clients such as the National Trust, Eden Project, Tate St Ives, The Alnwick Garden and Northumberland National Park.
Our portfolio is wide ranging, with images from all over the world including subjects such as the polar regions, volcanic eruptions, deserts, trees and forests, wild flowers, honeybees, mountains and glaciers, seascapes, wildlife, scientific research, pollution, environmental topics, and Tibetan Buddhism.
Simon Fraser is a professional photographer specialising in science, nature and the environment. For many years his work has been represented by Science Photo Library, an independent stock agency which specialises in distributing the very best scientific images and footage. Since 2005 he has produced cards, and prints of Northumerland, Cornwall and Scotland.
Simon is the author of ‘Xtreme Sports Photography’ (2004). He was commissioned to photograph ‘Gardens of Northumberland and the Borders’ in 2006, and his work on climate change was part of an award winning National Trust exhibition at Hoopers Gallery in London in 2007. He had a solo exhibition ‘Earth, Light and Time’ with the National Trust in 2009, and in 2010 he participated in a major exhibition of the Northumberland National Park at the Biscuit Factory, Newcastle upon Tyne, and continues to exhibit there regularly.
Simon Fraser has supplied the eleven Tourist Information Centres in Northumberland since 2005. His work is distinctive and of an exceptional standard. He has worked with our staff to develop commercial products appropriate to this wonderful region, perfect for our visitors. Simon has great business attributes, delivers at low cost and always on time, and is a valued supplier.
Dawn Goodwill-EvansSenior Business Development Office, Active Northumberland
Simon Fraser is one of the gallery’s most popular and best selling photographic artists. His beautiful photographs of landscape and closely examined natural details convey his fascination and love of the natural world. Simon is a pleasure to chat to and easy to work with.
Sam KnowlesCurator of Photography, The Biscuit Factory, Newcastle upon Tyne
Simon provided most of the external photography for our new website. His photography is exceptional, and he is not only highly professional but a delight to work with. Simon’s advice, as well as his photography, transformed our website and I cannot recommend him highly enough.
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