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The PPL Photo Agency began life as a specialist watersports photo library in 1973, and now encompasses UK and world-wide travel, Sussex and South East region, and historic pictures.

PPL Photo Agency is a  subsidiary of PPL Ltd. The company, headed by Barry Pickthall, also offers digital imaging, library and media services with state-of-the-art photo scanning and pre-press services. PPL Design + Print specialise in books, brochures, calendars, catalogues, flyers, newsletters, school prospectuses and other educational material, together with search engine optimised web site designs. This, combined with PPL`s drive-in photographic/video studio, provides customers with a one-stop-shop to meet all multimedia requirements.

The services we now provide include:


PPL Photo Library holds more than 2 million pictures on file covering:

Specialist Photo libraries Home – to search across all libraries

Watersports and Sub Aqua

South of England Picture Library

Coast to Coast travel

Pictures of Yesteryear

All pictures are readily available online. You are free to browse using the simple search routine across all the libraries or though the individual archives, but users must register in order to download hi.res images.


PPL Photographic specialises in commercial studio and location photography, video productions, and a competitive nationwide location photography service.


PPL Drive-in photographic/video Studio. Audio recording studio, commercial & corporate photography, drive-in photographic and video studio, event photography and media distribution, Nationwide location & news photography, Presentation and training films, School photography, Studio hire, Weddings and portraiture, Video editing and video production.

PPL Design specialises in books, brochures, calendars, catalogues, flyers, illustrations, newsletters, school prospectuses and other educational material, together with search engine optimised, interactive web site designs.


PPL Digital produces multimedia presentations, search engine optimised interactive web site designs and offers an international media distribution service for pictures and press releases. We also offer a skilled photo manipulation service and  convert your digital files to 35mm and 5x4 film.


PPL Speakers. Inspirational and motivational speakers, Management training, Corporate sailing charters.




Barry Pickthall and Isabel Kendrick
+44 (0)1243 555561   E.mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it