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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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Stephen Donald Actors Headshots London

Stephen Donald Actors Headshots London

Actor Stephen Donald has enjoyed over twenty years experience in theatre and television. He was a regular character ‘Carl Banks’ in Brookside. Stephen is a versatile and extremely talented actor, we worked through several characters and styles, changing lighting and clothing to create a diverse portfolio of headshots.

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Mark Hammersley Actors Headshot Session London

Mark Hammersley Actors Headshot Session London

Enjoying a very successful career on the stage, Mark is seeking more film and television roles. To make this transition he arranged a headshot session at the London studio, with the aim of creating a new portfolio to expand his casting profile.

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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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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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National Portrait Gallery Workshop (Power & Portraiture) 23rd-24th February 2019

National Portrait Gallery Workshop (Power & Portraiture) 23rd-24th February 2019

I was delighted to teach a Portrait Masterclass at the National Portrait Gallery in London. The third time the gallery has invited me to work with them, and it is a real treat to use the Collection as inspiration. I had the pleasure of working with 12 delegates. No stranger to the gallery I’m always popping my head through the door, to gorge upon the feast of art and intrigue. Over the years seven of my portraits have been acquired by the Gallery.

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Major Arden Portrait Sitting

Major Arden Portrait Sitting

Shortly retiring from active service, Major Arden commissioned a portrait sitting at the London studio. Serving in The Royal Welsh Regiment for over 14 years, the Major is changing career. The portrait will stand the test of time and serve as a record of his service.

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Lee Ravitz Actors Headshots London

Lee Ravitz Actors Headshots London

Lee Ravitz is an actor, known for Pulp (2013), Mort (2009) and Bloody Tales of the Tower (2012). I need of an update of his headshots, Lee arranged a session at the London studio. Seeking a more distinctive headshot, we worked through several changes, and expressions. These headshots convey a character actor with a unique style and talent. Lee also took the time to leave a review.

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December Military Portrait Commission

December Military Portrait Commission

Just before the Christmas break, a recent Sandhurst graduate, commissioned a portrait at the London Studio. Coming from a distinguished military family, the sitter wanted to replicate a pose from a portrait of his Grandfather. I was glad to oblige and continue a family tradition. The portrait will be appreciated by generations to come. Portraits are very important to military personal, to be captured in Uniform looking ones best and in full finery can fill one with pride for the service.

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David Cameron Prime Minister Portrait Sitting

David Cameron Prime Minister Portrait Sitting

One of the most challenging sittings of my career, I was recently commissioned to capture a portrait of former Prime Minister David Cameron. Serving as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 2010 to 2016. Brexit has been a challenging time in British Politics, resulting in David Cameron’s resignation.

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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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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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Portraitist Open Evening 1st August 2018

Portraitist Open Evening 1st August 2018

Thank you to everyone who attended the open evening of Portraitist, at the Wex Photographic Gallery in London. It was a pleasure to share my latest portraiture, with over 100 VIP guests. Including several of the sitters, Steven BerkoffCiarán HindsWolf Kahler and David Bamber.

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George Kafetzis Actors Headshots

George Kafetzis Actors Headshots

Actor George Kafetzis in need of an update of his actors headshots portfolio, booked my package one session at the London studio. Working through three clothing and lighting changes, I expertly directed George to depict several different characters. From a father to a detective and a villain, all these complimenting his casting profile.

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Major-General Bob Bruce CBE, DSO Portrait Sitting

Major-General Bob Bruce CBE, DSO Portrait Sitting

A recent portrait commission from The Royal Regiment of Scotland to capture Major General Bob Bruce CBE, DSO. The General posed in his uniform as Colonel of The Royal Regiment of Scotland. 

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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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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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BBC News Interview (The 'changing face' of the British Army) 3rd February 2018

BBC News Interview (The 'changing face' of the British Army) 3rd February 2018

Thank you to BBC News Defence correspondent Jonathan Beale, who attended the opening of Soldiery British Army Portraits on 31st January 2018 at the National Army Musuem. Taking the time to interview myself and several of the sitters. Please see full transcript below.

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