Working between London, UK and Los Angeles, California. Rory Lewis Photographer Presents unique Portraiture using ‘direction’ and inventive ‘scenarios’.
Working between London, UK and Los Angeles, California. Rory Lewis Photographer Presents unique Portraiture using ‘direction’ and inventive ‘scenarios’. Rory easily encourages sitters to express themselves, creating natural, thought provoking portraits. Offering his services to a wide variety of clients from Royalty, to former Prime Minsters, Hollywood Stars and members of The Armed Forces. Rory is available throughout the year for portrait sittings in Central London & Leeds and Liverpool, and several times a year in Los Angeles, California.
Saint Jerome Writing, also called Saint Jerome in His Study or simply Saint Jerome, is an oil painting by Italian painter Caravaggio. Working with model Frank Weitzel who assumed the role of St Jerome, we created living depiction of the work. Deciding to retain Frank’s Tattoo adds an interesting flair to the portrait.
His Royal Highness commissioned a 2nd portrait sitting at Kensington Palace in London. This time H.R.H sat in Royal Naval Uniform. Prince Michael holds the rank of Vice Admiral Royal Naval Reserve.
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.
The Major-General commanding the Household Division commands the Household Division of the British Army. He is also General Officer Commanding London District. The Major- General has sole responsibility for the Service aspect of all State and ceremonial occasions within London District, having executive command of the Household Division.
Robert Broski is an actor, known for Trip to the Moon, Twin Peaks and U.S. Grant: American Warrior. I spotted Robert on Backstage, looking for interesting faces to capture in Los Angeles.
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.
The Cuirassiers' Regiment (Reggimento Corazzieri, previously Comando Carabinieri Guardie del Presidente della Repubblica) is an Italian elite military unit and the honour guard of the President of the Italian Republic. Their motto "Virtus in periculis firmior" means Courage becomes stronger in danger.”
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.
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.
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.