Portrait Photographer Blog

Stephen Graham Portrait Sitting

Stephen Graham Portrait Sitting

Stephen accepted my invitation to sit for a portrait at the London Studio. I’ve admired his work for many years. Graham is not only a screen icon, but a fellow scouser.

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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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Karl Pilkington Portrait Sitting Curtis Brown Management

Karl Pilkington Portrait Sitting Curtis Brown Management

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.

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(Royal Central Interview) Photographing Royalty: Rory Lewis on Edward, Duke of Kent

(Royal Central Interview) Photographing Royalty: Rory Lewis on Edward, Duke of Kent

In recent weeks, a new portrait of the Duke of Kent has been taken. It’s the work of top photographer, Rory Lewis, who has worked with some of the biggest names in Hollywood as well as many of the leading figures in the military. Royal Central spoke to Rory Lewis about working with royalty and telling a story that will last generations.

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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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BBC News Interview (In pictures: Behind the mask) 31st July 2018

BBC News Interview (In pictures: Behind the mask) 31st July 2018

Thank you to BBC in Pictures Corespondent Phil Coomes, interviewing me about my Portraitist Photography Exhibition. The exhibition opens at Wex Photographic’s Gallery in Whitechapel on 1st August 2019.Please see full transcript below.

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British Journal of Photography February 2018 Interview

British Journal of Photography February 2018 Interview

Thank you to Sarah Roberts interviewing me for The British Journal of Photography, we spoke about my recent projects and winning The Portrait of Britain. See the full interview transcript below.

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Lt Colonel Ridgway (The Royal Tank Regiment)

Lt Colonel Ridgway (The Royal Tank Regiment)

Outgoing Commander Lt Colonel Ridgway of The Royal Tank Regiment, commissioned a portrait to be placed on the regimental wall of former Commanding Officers. Visiting Regimental Headquarters with my portable kit, the Colonel posed in No.1 Dress. The portrait was indeed historic as it will hang next to all the former leaders of the Regiment for many years to come.

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Rufus Sewell (Actor) Portrait Acquired by National Portrait Gallery London

Rufus Sewell (Actor) Portrait Acquired by National Portrait Gallery London

We are pleased to announce that a portrait of Actor Rufus Sewell (Dark CityThe Man in the High Castle & Victoria) captured by Rory Lewis Photographer in Los Angeles last month, has been acquired by the National Portrait Gallery London. The Portrait represents Rory Lewis SIXTH National Portrait Gallery Acquisition.

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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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Iain Glen Portrait Sitting

Iain Glen Portrait Sitting

Iain Glen is a Scottish film, television, and stage actor best known for his roles in the Resident Evil films and for portraying Ser Jorah Mormont in Game of Thrones. Iain accepted my invitation to sit for a portrait a few weeks ago.

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Mayor Joe Anderson Portrait Sitting

Mayor Joe Anderson Portrait Sitting

Mayor of Liverpool ‘Joe' Anderson OBE is a British Labour Party politician who is the first directly elected mayor of Liverpool, having been elected with 57% of the vote on 3 May 2012. He was previously leader of the Liverpool City Council from the 2010 Council election until the 2012 Mayoral election.

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