The UK's leading Photography Franchise

With little, or no experience of photography, our training will give you the knowledge and skill to set up a successful full or part time wedding and portrait photography business.

Our dedicated head office support team we can help you achieve this within four months of starting a wedding or portrait photography course. Read more >



Designed to be totally flexible to help you get off the ground without any prior photography experience

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Run your own professional studio within 3-4 months without any prior photography experience

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Thinking of starting a photography business?

Play the video below to view testimonials from Barrett & Coe Franchisees who run their own studios across the UK

Latest Franchise News

Barrett & Coe Studios Success!

Chris Harper FBIPP, Chief Executive and Bryn Griffiths FBIPP, Business Development Manager of the British Institute of Professional Photography (BIPP) recently gave a presentation to all the Barrett & Coe…

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Latest videos

At Barrett & Coe we pride ourselves on giving the most comprehensive support possible to our Franchisees.

Hear what Debbie Townsend, who opened her studio in Bungay, Suffolk (May 2016) has to say about the support she received with choosing the right location, studio layout, design and budgeting.

Hear what Mark Adams, who opened his studio in Norwich (2012) has to say about the regular supply of bookings and appointments he receives through national partners Activity Superstore and Emma’s Diary.

Hear what Ian Wilson, who opened his studio in Caversham (2011) has to say about the initial training and ongoing support he has received by becoming a Barrett & Coe Franchisee.

Hear what Jonathan Holt, who owns and operates a Barrett & Coe studio in Aberdeen, has to say about the importance of using social media to raise awareness of his business online.