Northerners

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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General Sir Nicholas Houghton, Baron Houghton of Richmond, GCB, CBE, DL Portrait Sitting

General Sir Nicholas Houghton, Baron Houghton of Richmond, GCB, CBE, DL Portrait Sitting

General Sir Nicholas Houghton is Chief of the Defence Staff of the British Armed Forces. At the beginning of this year, I wrote a letter to Ministry of Defence Head Quarters at Whitehall to invite General Houghton to Sit for a Northerners Photography Exhibition Portrait, the General being from Otley, Yorkshire.

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Northerners: Rory Lewis photographs Gandalf and a General 21st October 2014

Northerners: Rory Lewis photographs Gandalf and a General 21st October 2014

Thank you to BBC Corespondent Chris Long interviewing me about my Northerners Photography Exhibition. Speaking in particular about my sittings with Sir Patrick Stewart, Sir Ian McKellen, full transcript below.

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Sir Ian McKellen Portrait Sitting

Sir Ian McKellen Portrait Sitting

I invited Sir Ian to sit for a portrait session while he and Sir Patrick Stewart were performing Waiting for Godot in the Cort Theatre in New York and was flabbergasted when he accepted.

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Ian McShane Portrait Sitting

Ian McShane Portrait Sitting

Ian McShane is an English Actor, Director, Producer and Voice Artist. From Lovejoy to Deadwood and Pirates of the Caribbean, McShane is a Screen legend. From a lawless saloon owner to the sexiest of beastly British mobsters, award-winning actor Ian McShane has, time and time again, captured the public’s attention by playing bad guys, scoundrels and thieves.

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David Warner (Actor) Portrait Acquired by National Portrait Gallery London

David Warner (Actor) Portrait Acquired by National Portrait Gallery London

We are pleased to announce that a portrait of Actor David Warner (TitanicTime BanditsOmen) taken by Rory Lewis Photographer, has been acquired by the National Portrait Gallery London. The portrait sitting was David’s the first he has attended since Cecil Beaton photographed him in 1966.

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David Warner Portrait Sitting

David Warner Portrait Sitting

Now 72 I wanted to capture a portrait of a more seasoned experienced Warner for my Northerners Portrait Exhibition. To Coax him into sitting, I wrote several letters to David’s various representing agencies both in the UK and USA; alas without a reply. Not giving up I discovered via Social Networking, David was attending at Hammer Horror Convention in London.

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