Portrait Sitting

'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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Monarchie Britannique Interview

Monarchie Britannique Interview

Thank you to French Magazine Monarchie Britannique, interviewing me about my recent Royal Portrait sittings with H.R.H Prince Edward, Duke of Kent, & H.R.H Prince Michael of Kent.

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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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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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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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Armin Shimerman Portrait Sitting

Armin Shimerman Portrait Sitting

During my trip to LA in October 2018, I contacted Armin to arrange a second portrait sitting. My first took place in 2015 and I was anxious to have another opportunity to create a series of theatrical portraits. Armin Shimerman is an actor, known for Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993), The Hitcher (1986) and Ratchet & Clank: A Crack in Time (2009).

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(The Guardian Interview) Rory Lewis's best photograph: David Cameron looks back without regret.

(The Guardian Interview) Rory Lewis's best photograph: David Cameron looks back without regret.

Thank you to the Guardian’s Tim Jonze interviewing me for the Best Shot Column about my recent portrait sitting with former Prime Minister David Cameron. Link to the article, transcript also below.

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Chief Constable Paul Crowther, OBE Portrait Sitting

Chief Constable Paul Crowther, OBE Portrait Sitting

Paul Crowther, OBE is a police officer of the United Kingdom. Since March 2014, he has been Chief Constable of the British Transport Police (BTP). I’m no stranger to photographing high profile public officials. I’m a professional portrait photographer, I will forever be a historian in my heart.

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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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1st Battalion, The Rifles Portrait Sittings

1st Battalion, The Rifles Portrait Sittings

The subjects of my first photoshoot, where the Soldiers of 1st Battalion, The Rifles. I discovered little has changed since the Napoleonic Wars. The Rifles, are still at the forefront of battle, trained as marksmen. They don’t carry a flag. Instead, their Battle Honours are carried on Parade uniforms.

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Lieutenant Commander Trewinnard-Boyle Portrait Sitting

Lieutenant Commander Trewinnard-Boyle Portrait Sitting

From a recent portrait commission with Royal Navy Officer Lieutenant Commander Trewinnard-Boyle. Who arranged a portrait sitting at the London Studio. Shortly retiring from active service, the Commander wanted a record of his Royal Navy career and a portrait which his family will cherish for generations to come.

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Captain Buddhi Bhandari MVO Portrait Sitting

Captain Buddhi Bhandari MVO Portrait Sitting

Soldiery‘ British Army Portraits, has given me a great deal of exposure. Since the completion of the project I have been offering portraits to Military and Police personnel. One of my latest commissions took place with Gurkha Engineer, Captain Buddhi Bhandari MVO, who recently won the Royal Victorian Order for brave actions during the recent Nepal Earthquake.

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British Army Soldier, Warrant Officer Class 2 Deborah Penny Portrait Acquired by National Portrait Gallery London

British Army Soldier, Warrant Officer Class 2 Deborah Penny Portrait Acquired by National Portrait Gallery London

We are pleased to announce that a portrait of British Army Soldier  Warrant Officer Class 2 Deborah Penny captured by Rory Lewis Photographer November 2017 in London, has been acquired by the National Portrait Gallery London.

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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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Baron Bernard Hogan-Howe, QPM Portrait Sitting

Baron Bernard Hogan-Howe, QPM Portrait Sitting

Bernard Hogan-Howe, Baron Hogan-Howe, QPM is a former police officer and was the Chief of London's Metropolitan Police from 2011 until 2017.

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Lieutenant General Poffley Portrait Sitting

Lieutenant General Poffley Portrait Sitting

Lt General Mark Poffley O.B.E very graciously accepted my invitation to sit for a portrait at the M.O.D London Headquarters in WhiteHall. Poffley was commissioned into the Royal Army Ordnance Corps in 1985.

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Julian Bleach Portrait Sitting

Julian Bleach Portrait Sitting

Actor Julian Bleach accepted my invitation to sit for a Portrait at the London Studio. Julian is best known as co-creator and “MC” of Shockheaded Peter, a musical entertainment based on the works of Heinrich Hoffmann, which won the 2002 Olivier Award for Best Entertainment.

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Iain Duncan-Smith MP Portrait Sitting

Iain Duncan-Smith MP Portrait Sitting

Recently I was commissioned to capture a portrait of Iain Duncan-Smith MP. Renowned as a veteran soldier, Member of Parliament and Cabinet Minister, Former Leader of the Conservative Party, and Secretary for Work and Pensions, his political career rivals many, and as such earns him a place of historical significance in British Politics.

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Mark & Jacqueline Margolis

Mark & Jacqueline Margolis

As luck would have it while on assignment in Los Angeles Actor Mark Margolis, and his wife Actress Jacqueline Margolis where staying in the same Studio City hotel. I recognised Mark in the lobby having a sneaky cigarette, and introduced myself, he was very approachable and chatty. Mark has starred in dozens & dozens of films, from 1492 to HannibalThe Wrestler and of course Scarface

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William Hague Portrait Sitting

William Hague Portrait Sitting

Baron Hague, at for a portrait to be included in my Northerners Exhibition. His name is synonymous with modern political discourse, but to meet him in person, you would not think it. He is a very witty man who was reeling jokes off through the entire sitting.

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