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Tobias Menzies Portrait Sitting

Tobias Menzies Portrait Sitting

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.

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Rishi Nair Actors Headshots Liverpool

Rishi Nair Actors Headshots Liverpool

Rishi Nair star of the television series Hollyoaks arranged his Actors Headshots session at the Liverpool Photography Studio. Throughout the photoshoot we worked through several setups to achieve a series of black and concrete backdrop headshots.

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Tessa Auberjonois Actress Headshots Los Angeles

Tessa Auberjonois Actress Headshots Los Angeles

Tessa Auberjonois talented Actress and Voice over artist arranged her actors headshots session at the Los Angeles Studio. In addition to her on-screen work, she's a critically acclaimed and versatile stage actress.

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Jamie Lomas Actor Portraits Liverpool

Jamie Lomas Actor Portraits Liverpool

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.

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Hugh Frasier Portrait Sitting London

Hugh Frasier Portrait Sitting London

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.

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Maurice Benard (Harper Collins) Book Cover Portraits

Maurice Benard (Harper Collins) Book Cover Portraits

Maurice Benard is an Emmy Award winning actor best known for his role as Sonny Corinthos on the hit show General Hospital. During my last visit to Los Angeles, I was commissioned by Harper Collins to capture a Portrait of Maurice for the books cover.

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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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Lisa Pescia Theatrical Portraits

Lisa Pescia Theatrical Portraits

Lisa Pescia is a 25 year veteran stage and screen actor, known for such shows as Seinfeld, Curb Your Enthusiasm and Mentalist. Arranging a session at the West Hollywood Studio, Lisa has been a fan of my style of Actors Headshots and Portraits for quite some time.

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James Purefoy Portrait Sitting

James Purefoy Portrait Sitting

Actor James Purefoy is a remarkable stage and screen presence. From jousting Heath Ledger in 2001’s pulpy A Knight’s Tale to manipulating a cult of serial killers in Fox’s The Following, James has appeared in a wider range of film, television and theatre productions than the lion’s share of his contemporaries.

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Tess Harper Portrait Sitting

Tess Harper Portrait Sitting

Tess  Harper is an American actress. She was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress for her first film role in 1983's Tender Mercies, and for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for the 1986 film Crimes of the Heart. Her other film appearances include Flashpoint (1984), Ishtar (1987), Far North (1988), and No Country for Old Men (2007). She also had a recurring role on the first three seasons of Breaking Bad (2008–10).

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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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Ciarán Hinds Actor Portrait Sitting

Ciarán Hinds Actor Portrait Sitting

Ciarán was very kind to accept my invitation to sit for a portrait in March of this year. The sitting was very memorable, Hinds was astonishing, creating expressions and emotions that almost hold the viewer. My directional inspiration for the sitting flowed from three themes. The first to capture Ciarán as a penitent man, who believes, the second, a focused individual, the third a man who doubts. Hinds created complex and vigorous characters were embodied by energy and animation.

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Bill Brochtrup Actors Headshots Los Angeles

Bill Brochtrup Actors Headshots Los Angeles

Bill arranged an update of his Actors Headshots at the Studio in Glendale. 

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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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Natalie Dormer Portrait Sitting

Natalie Dormer Portrait Sitting

Actress Natalie Dormer, star of Game of ThronesThe Hunger Games and The Tudors. Sat for a portrait at the London Studio several weeks ago. I wrote to Natalie inviting her to sit for my Expressive Portraits Project just over a year ago; it just goes to show how many letters and requests she receives. Natalie is exceptionally talented with an incredible natural beauty.

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Andrew J Robinson Portrait Sitting

Andrew J Robinson Portrait Sitting

My Expressive Portraits Exhibition is enabling me to seek out opportunities to undertake Portrait Sittings with some impressive stars of stage, screen and TV. This has necessitated a fair amount of hopping back and forth across the Atlantic as I aim to bring a depth to the exhibition that would not be possible by staying on English turf only. I first wrote to impressive Director and compelling ActorAndrew J Robinson, hoping to include him in a Los Angeles trip last September.

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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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