Portrait of Britain is presented by British Journal of Photography.Photographer Rory Lewis portrait of British Army Officer Lieutenant Batts has been selected. The first female combat officer and tank commander in British History. The historic move comes after a long-standing ban on women serving on the frontline was lifted by the PM in July 2018.
James sat for a photoshoot in New York last month; the portraits where taken for for my Selah project. Directing James I asked him to imagine he had taken a long pilgrimage. Now reaching the end of the journey, my impetus was to capture a man of faith who is almost pensive, taking the time to meditate and reflect.
Dr Austin McCormick Consultant Ophthalmic and Oculoplastic Surgeon arranged a corporate headshot session at the Liverpool studio. Creating a new website and online image, these shots where very important as the first visual contact any patients have with Dr McCormick.
Tobias Menzies is a stage, television and film actor. He is best known for his role as Brutus in HBO's Rome, Edmure Tully in HBO's Game of Thrones, and the dual roles of Frank and Jonathan "Black Jack" Randall in STARZ's Outlander, which earned him a Golden Globe Award nomination.
Jamie Lomas is an English television actor, known for his roles as Warren Fox in Hollyoaks, Jake Stone in EastEnders and Jeff Durkin in Coronation Street. Jamie very kindly agreed to sit for a portrait at the Liverpool Studio. The portrait will be featured in my Northerners Exhibition, taking place in Manchester from the 1st August 2019.
Hugh Frasier is a British Actor, Author and Theatre Director. Sitting for a portrait at the London Studio it was exciting to meet and work with Hugh. Particularly I’ve enjoyed his role’s as Captain Hastings in Poirot and Wellington in the television series Sharpe.
Saint Jerome Writing, also called Saint Jerome in His Study or simply Saint Jerome, is an oil painting by Italian painter Caravaggio. Working with model Frank Weitzel who assumed the role of St Jerome, we created living depiction of the work. Deciding to retain Frank’s Tattoo adds an interesting flair to the portrait.
As a military portrait photographer, I have been tasked on many occasions with capturing the Regimental Colours, Guidon’s and Standards. It has been an immense honour to behold the Colours of British, Canadian & Italian Regiments.
Recently I was commissioned by Curtis Brown Management to capture a series of promotional portraiture for Karl Pilkington. An English travel show presenter, actor, author and all-round funny man who shot to fame alongside Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant with the radio programme, the Ricky Gervais Show.