Location photography

Preparing to digitise an artefact

We will come to you so your fragile, precious items can stay on-site.

'The Malmesbury Bible is nearly 600 years old and we preferred to not have it moved. We were delighted with the British Library offering onsite photography at our convenience: it was efficient and enjoyable, and produced the most beautiful images.'
John Sunderland, Friends of Malmesbury Abbey (FoMA)


A member of our team will be happy to travel to your chosen location to photograph your items.

All our photographers are qualified and experienced in handling heritage items.

We will work with you to find the optimum place to digitise your item(s), using our most suitable equipment to get the best results and provide you with high-quality images.


  • One of our trusted experts will be working on your site.
  • Be part of the process and witness the digitisation journey.
  • No need to risk fragile, valuable or bulky items being transported.

Speak to one of our experts to discuss your requirements further.

Our work

…"Onsite photography at our convenience produced the most beautiful images."…

The Friends of Malmesbury Abbey commissioned the British Library to digitise four volumes of the bible, known as the Malmesbury Bible earlier this summer.