The Studio

Professional photographer Mike Toy grew up surrounded by beauty in the Cotswolds, UK. He then worked in Banff in Alberta, Canada where he developed his love for photography. Now residing in Barbados, he specialises in architecture and interiors and has photographed over five hundred of the Caribbean’s most prestigious hotels, resorts and private residences. He also shoots lifestyle, fashion, food and underwater and contributes regularly to a number of international publications. Mike has photographed 9 books and has an extensive selection of stock photography for sale online at

In 2013, he opened “the studio” retail outlet in the Chattel Village, Holetown, offering custom-order prints and a wide range of photographic products incorporating his work. It’s a good shout for some classy souvenirs and gifts, with everything from t-shirts and playing cards to clocks and posters. The Letterboards shown above are just a few of the hundreds he has on sale and any word or name can be made.