Andrew Besley Photographic Library
St. Ives harbour
St. Ives harbour (142K)
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We carry an outstanding range of Cornish photos.
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we'll probably know where to go for that shot.
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Andrew Besley trained as a Photographer with Odhams Press -189 Studio, London as well as the Keystone Press Agency and the Press Association.

He has been producing library stock photography for 35 years and has worked in association with leading photo libraries in the UK, Australia and USA.

He has travelled extensively throughout the UK & Europe but has lived in West Cornwall since 1968, setting up his own Photolibrary Marketing Operation here in 1985.

He is best known for his Westcountry photography having taken photographs in Somerset, Devon & Cornwall for 40 years and has a working knowledge of its topgraphy that is unrivalled.

He has recorded some of the great historical events of the Westcountry.

  • The making & setting sail of the Mayflower II in Brixham.
  • The Fastnet Disaster of 1979 - He flew in rescue helicopters.
  • The Penlee Disaster - He watched it happen & has a unique record of events.
  • Photographed West Country steam hauled trains.
  • Archival Pictures showing rural life in West Cornwall.
  • Has photographed the ever changing face of the Westcountry rural life.
Knowledge and expertise for clients requiring Westcountry locations.
The Client List of those using his Photolibrary include:-
  • The National Trust
  • British Airways - World travel Section
  • Air France - World travel Section
  • British Telecom
  • Flambards, Helston - commercial photography for advertising and photolibrary
  • Cornwall County Council
  • Cornwall Tourist Board
  • Legal work for court cases
  • Vogue
  • Hello magazine
  • Country Living
  • BBC Travel magazine
  • Take a Break
  • Readers Digest
  • Automobile Association
  • Leading West Country Hotels - commission photography & photolibrary
Telephone & Fax: +0044 (0)1326 561565
30 Tenderah Road,
Helston, Cornwall TR13 8NT
(Updated 2019)
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