Timothy Aikman

A documentary photographer based in Edinburgh (UK), thinking and working internationally.

Having trained at college, my work thus far has enabled me to acquire a wealth of experience working for British-based and indigenous organisations in East Africa, Asia and the UK.  This has ranged from working as part of an international team providing a range of services including tuition in HIV/AIDS prevention and provision of an outreach program, to covering prize-giving ceremonies in Edinburgh.

“The people I photograph are participants, not just subjects”

With experience in travel, charity, event and corporate photography, my unique and striking images have showcased the work of organisations from Edinburgh to Africa.

“Telling the story of ordinary people in extraordinary situations.”

Three young persons standing next to a wall


Laura Barnett

It was essential that we had a reliable photographer who would produce good quality work and turn round the images in a short period of time. Tim did just that. He was easy to work with and produced an excellent quality of work for the organisation providing us with these in a timely manner. I am happy to recommend Tim.

Matthew Gilbert-Straw

Timothy Aikman is a pleasure to work with. We’ve used him twice now – once for a charity ceilidh and again for an official visit to our charity office. He captured both events well and approached these with professionalism. We look forward to working with him again soon.

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