Sir Patrick Stewart in Three Positions

Sir Patrick Stewart in Three Positions

Sir Patrick Stewart as Captain Jean-Luc Picard is not just a powerful screen presence—his iconic turn as the leader of the starship U.S.S. Enterprise is now considered one of the most instantly recognisable TV roles in pop culture. Sir Patrick Stewart, recently sat for a portrait in New York, captured by Fine Art Portrait Photographer Rory Lewis.

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Stephen Donald Actors Headshots London

Stephen Donald Actors Headshots London

Actor Stephen Donald has enjoyed over twenty years experience in theatre and television. He was a regular character ‘Carl Banks’ in Brookside. Stephen is a versatile and extremely talented actor, we worked through several characters and styles, changing lighting and clothing to create a diverse portfolio of headshots.

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8th "Lancieri di Montebello" Regiment (Roma)

8th "Lancieri di Montebello" Regiment (Roma)

Soldati della Repubblica constitutes my second major military portrait project. Following on from Soldiery British Army Portraits, my aim to capture the modern face, tradition and history of the Esercito Italiano.

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Mark Hammersley Actors Headshot Session London

Mark Hammersley Actors Headshot Session London

Enjoying a very successful career on the stage, Mark is seeking more film and television roles. To make this transition he arranged a headshot session at the London studio, with the aim of creating a new portfolio to expand his casting profile.

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Tony Blair Portrait Sitting

Tony Blair Portrait Sitting

Recently I invited former Prime Minister Tony Blair to sit for a portrait in London. Mr Blair served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1997 to 2007. The third Prime Minister of my career, it was an exciting prospect to capture his Portrait.

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H.R.H Prince Edward, Duke of Kent, KG, GCMG, GCVO, CD, ADC Portrait Sitting

H.R.H Prince Edward, Duke of Kent, KG, GCMG, GCVO, CD, ADC Portrait Sitting

Prince Edward, Duke of Kent is a first cousin of Queen Elizabeth II through their fathers, Prince George, Duke of Kent, and King George VI. He has held the title of Duke of Kent for over 76 years. Recently I had photographed The Duke’s brother H.R.H Prince Michael of Kent. Hearing about my work, His Royal Highness commissioned a portrait at St James Palace in London.

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Alvester Martin Los Angeles Headshots

Alvester Martin Los Angeles Headshots

Alvester Martin after traveling the world as a dancer with pop stars like Mariah Carey and Beyoncé, became a household name when he joined the cast of the Lifetime reality series “Vivica’s Black Magic.” Now, the 29-year-old is showcasing his talent as a singer, dancer and musician.

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Recreating Meditative Renaissance Inspired Religious Scenes

Recreating Meditative Renaissance Inspired Religious Scenes

It’s not unusual for photographers to be inspired by other types of art. As you may have noticed their is a great deal of renaissance Italian influence in my portraiture. Drawing inspiration from the Old Master painters like Rembrandt, Caravaggio, Titian and Ribera. I have attempted to masterfully recreate the light, atmosphere and tones of classical portrait paintings. This is even more apparent in my latest project entitled Selah.

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The Photography Show 16-19 March 2019, Epson & Profoto

The Photography Show 16-19 March 2019, Epson & Profoto

Thank you to Epson & Profoto for inviting me to represent them at the Birmingham NEC, Photography Show 2019. It was a very enjoyable four days meeting new faces and reconnecting with old ones.

The Photography Show offers everything any photographer, enthusiast or pro could possibly dream of; from the latest kit by leading brands to inspiring talks and demos from some of the best names in the industry.

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All About Photo Magazine (Rory Lewis: Recreating the 'Neophyte' by Gustave Doré) March 2019

All About Photo Magazine (Rory Lewis: Recreating the 'Neophyte' by Gustave Doré) March 2019

Thank you to Sandrine Hermand-Grise, Editor of All About Photo Magazine, interviewing me about my current Selah portrait project. Delighted to share a selection of the portraits and a behind the scenes video from one of the most recent sessions. In which I recreated the 'Neophyte' by Gustave Doré. Read the full interview on All About Photo’s Website, transcript also below.

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Janellen Steininger Actors Headshots Los Angeles

Janellen Steininger Actors Headshots Los Angeles

Janellen Steininger is known for her work on Baten Kaitos: Origins (2006), Sleeper Cell (2005) and Girl at Mirror (2014). I’ve had the honour of photographing many of Janellen’s friends and fellow actors. It was only a matter of time before we had a session at the West Hollywood Studio.

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Mark Leslie Ford Actors Headshots Los Angeles

Mark Leslie Ford Actors Headshots Los Angeles

Mark Leslie Ford is a British actor and producer, known for Velvet Buzzsaw (2019), Suburbicon (2017) and Mars Project (2016). Mark works between Los Angeles and the UK. Hearing about my work through Facebook. He Arranged a session at the West Hollywood Photography Studio.

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Recreating St. Thomas - Jusepe de Ribera

Recreating St. Thomas - Jusepe de Ribera

In his depiction of the doubting apostle Saint Thomas, he holds the spear that he was martyred with near Madras. The portrait inspired a recent sitting for my Selah project, with Actor Tony Amendola. Tony boasts a noble profile, sitting for me several times over the past few years, he is one of my favourite subjects.

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Recreating Gustave Doré "The Neophyte”

Recreating Gustave Doré "The Neophyte”

Gustave Doré (1832–1883), throughout my career has continued to inspire my work . I even wrote my dissertation on his illustrations of The Crusades. One of his most famous pieces “The Neophyte” shows a young man in a monastery with other monks who are much older and appear to be worn out or suffering. During my last working visit to Los Angeles, I had to chance to recreate the painting with six remarkable actors, Tony Amendola, Peter Van Norden, Leo Marks, Bo Foxworth, James Sutorius and Frank Weitzel.

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Larry Thomas Actors Headshots

 Larry Thomas Actors Headshots

Larry Thomas is a screenwriter and aspiring model/actor. Larry arranged a headshot session at the West Hollywood Studio. It was wonderful to work with Larry, he boasts a very Bohemian profile. Capturing his headshots was a breeze. Working through several looks, we created a diverse portfolio of shots.

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Ivan Dubrovskiy Actors Headshots Los Angeles

Ivan Dubrovskiy Actors Headshots Los Angeles

Russian Actor Ivan Dubrovskiy arranged his Actors Headshots session at the West Hollywood Photography Studio in Los Angeles. Ivan is a very talented performer known for Teli and Toli (2016), Molodyozhka (2013) and Doroga domoy (2014). 

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Jon Paul Burkhart Actors Headshots Los Angeles

Jon Paul Burkhart Actors Headshots Los Angeles

Jon Paul Burkhart is an actor and producer, known for Sick for ToysJersey Boy and American Horror Story. J.P found my work on facebook, and arranged a session at the West Hollywood Studio. A very talented actor, Jon has worked on a diverse range of projects from comedy to horror.

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Zak Lee Guarnaccia, Los Angeles Actors Headshots

Zak Lee Guarnaccia, Los Angeles Actors Headshots

Zak Lee was born in Rome, Lazio, Italy. He is known for his work on Live by Night (2016) and Trafficked (2017). Zak arranged his Actors Headshots session at the West Hollywood Studio. Learning Italian for my Soldati della Repubblica project, I took the opportunity to direct Zak in his native language.

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