Yellowbelly Photography is led by Sarah Washbourn who lives in Lincoln. Following in the footsteps of her father, Peter Washbourn, her career started in photojournalism, taking images of people from all walks of life, including our monarch HRH Queen Elizabeth II. Sarah has worked for many newspapers all over the country during the past 16 years. She has picked up numerous awards and been shortlisted for many more. To see the diverse range of pictures Sarah has taken for the press over the years click here.


Piers Morgan presenting me with my Student Photographer of the Year award at the Press Gazette Awards in 2006

Piers Morgan presenting Sarah with the Student Photographer of the Year award at the Press Gazette Ceremony in 2006


Alongside her press career, Sarah has been building her wedding and commercial portfolio whilst working all over the country including Lincolnshire, Yorkshire, Nottinghamshire and Devon. She has even travelled abroad to capture some weddings, including a visit to the beautiful island of Mauritius.


The wedding of Jo and Paul on the beautiful island of Mauritius


When Sarah isn't working  she likes to walk her Dog, Domino, watch films and keep fit. She enjoys running, cycling and swimming, having taken part in many races including triathlons and a marathon. When she first set up her freelance business she used the tagline #ishootrun and competed in the Lincoln 10k with a full sized digital camera in hand! She took pictures during her run trying to capture the elements of the race that other photographers wouldn't get. These were available to buy after the event and all proceeds went to charity.


A composite picture of Sarah and her late Father, Peter Washbourn who was a press photographer for over 40 years