Chris Cottrell is a Jacksonville, Florida based professional portrait photographer. He obtained a Graphic Arts Degree from Brunel Technical College in the United Kingdom and he has been practicing the art of photography professionally for over 20 years. His experience ensures you receive the beautiful images you are seeking.

He has been featured in articles on Go Solo and First Coast Life and published in various magazines including WNC magazine and Jacksonville Magazine. He has won awards for his work and is a Professional Photographers of America (PPA) Certified photographer, a hard earned accolade ensuring high standards of work for his clients.

He specializes in Professional Headshots, Corporate and Staff Headshots, Business Portraits and Lifestyle/Branding photography. Chris also enjoys pet and family portrait photo sessions, he is secretly very happy if you include your dog in your family photographs!

Chris Cottrell​

Giving Back

Portraits for Patriots

Chris volunteers with Portraits for Patriots. Their mission is to empower those who have honorably served our nation to feel confident in their personal brand as they transition to the American work force.

Why choose us?

Benefits of choosing Cottrell for your headshot


With years of creative photography behind me I use each experience to continually build on my skill level which means amazing photos for you! 


I will not rest until you have the photographs you imagined. It’s the small touches that make such a difference.


As a Professional Photographers of America (PPA), Certified Photographer, I’m in the tiny percentage of artists who strive for this level of excellence. 

The Process


It’s easy to schedule your Professional Headshot photo session with Cottrell Photographers! From the scheduler select the day and time that work best for you or message me and I’ll schedule for you! You can even schedule for me to come to you and set up my mobile studio! Click anywhere above to go to my calendar and book.


I provide you with information on how to prepare for your photo session before your appointment. You’ll receive a complimentary video conference call when our collaboration will begin! We’ll plan wardrobe, colors, looks and more to get the very best photos – one’s you’ll love and use for a long time!

The Session

Don’t worry if you are camera-shy! With my relaxed style and unique ability to coach my clients along and my British sense of humor you’ll be enjoying the photographic process in minutes. We’ll have a lot of fun while we create world-class headshots that you’ll love and will get you results! During and after the photo session we’ll review your images together and select your favorites! – No surprises only great headshots.


Your high-res retouched photos will be ready within 72 hours after you make your final selections. If you need your images quicker, let me know when we speak on your video conference call.

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Business Headshot Photography

A modern professional headshot is an investment in yourself and your business that is bound to yield exceptional results. We will work together to create a look that you love resulting in warm, approachable images that will work for 24/7/365!