Works

Cardiff Business School. The power of purpose.

Cardiff Business School. The power of purpose.

Cardiff Business school commissioned a recruitment campaign to promote their views as the world’s first Public Value Business School - valuing more than just economic success, they were on a mission to bring humanity, sustainability, generosity and innovation to the business sector.

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Soldiery British Army Portraits Exhibition London 21st October 2019

Soldiery British Army Portraits Exhibition London 21st October 2019

Soldiery British Army Portraits appeared at an event in London on Monday 21st October 2019. My guests included His Royal Highness Prince Edward, Duke of Kent, KG, GCMG, GCVO, CD, ADC, General Sir James Everard, KCB, CBE NATO's Deputy Supreme Allied Commander Europe, Gavin Williamson CBE MP and minsters from Government and Senior Military Personnel.

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Recreating Caravaggio Saint Jerome

Recreating Caravaggio Saint Jerome

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.

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'The Taking of Christ' (Recreating Caravaggio)

'The Taking of Christ' (Recreating Caravaggio)

It’s not unusual for photographers to be inspired by other types of art. As you may have noticed there is a great deal of Renaissance Italian influence in my portraiture.

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Photographing the Colours

Photographing the Colours

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.

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Robert Broski (Abraham Lincoln) Portrait Sitting Los Angeles

Robert Broski (Abraham Lincoln) Portrait Sitting Los Angeles

Robert Broski is an actor, known for Trip to the MoonTwin Peaks and U.S. Grant: American Warrior. I spotted Robert on Backstage, looking for interesting faces to capture in Los Angeles.

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Reggimento Corazzieri (The Cuirassiers' Regiment) Rome Portrait Sittings

Reggimento Corazzieri (The Cuirassiers' Regiment) Rome Portrait Sittings

The Cuirassiers' Regiment (Reggimento Corazzieri, previously Comando Carabinieri Guardie del Presidente della Repubblica) is an Italian elite military unit and the honour guard of the President of the Italian Republic. Their motto "Virtus in periculis firmior" means Courage becomes stronger in danger.”

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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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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.

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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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The Chiefs of the Defence Staff

The Chiefs of the Defence Staff

The Chief of the Defence Staff (CDS) is the professional head of the British Armed Forces and the most senior uniformed military adviser to the Secretary of State for Defence and the Prime Minister. The Chief of the Defence Staff is based at the Ministry of Defence and works alongside the Permanent Under Secretary, the Ministry’s senior civil servant. The Chief of the Defence Staff is the British equivalent position of what in NATO and the European Union is known as the Chief of Defence

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Photographing Britain’s Cavalry

Photographing Britain’s Cavalry

There are currently nine regular cavalry regiments of the British Army, of these two serve as armoured regiments, three as armoured cavalry regiments, three as light cavalry and one as a mounted ceremonial regiment. Soldiery has given me the opportunity to work with seven of these nine Regiments

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15 Minutes with Bill My tale of photographing a screen icon

15 Minutes with Bill My tale of photographing a screen icon

William Shatner is best known for his role as Captain James T Kirk on the Starship Enterprise. I’ve had the honour and pleasure of having him in front of my lens on two occasions. In total my time spent photographing him has equated to 15 minutes. 15 minutes with Bill.

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Caravaggio Style Actor Portraits

Caravaggio Style Actor Portraits

Renaissance portraiture and the use of chiaroscuro by the masters has been of immense inspiration to my photographic style. For those unfamiliar, chiaroscuro is an oil painting technique, developed during the Renaissance

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The Household Cavalry Mounted Regiment

The Household Cavalry Mounted Regiment

The Household Cavalry Mounted Regiment are probably the most famous of the mounted soldiers, symbolic due to their Buckingham Palace connections. Photographing these troops required meeting them on home turf of Knightsbridge.

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1st Battalion The Royal Welsh Regiment

1st Battalion The Royal Welsh Regiment

Based in Tidworth the 1st Battalion The Royal Welsh Regiment parade iconic ceremonial uniforms dating back to the days of Victoria, and the height of the British Empire.

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