Working between London, UK, New York City and Los Angeles, California. Rory Lewis Photographer Presents unique Portraiture using ‘direction’ and inventive ‘scenarios’.
Working between London, UK, New York City 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.
Portrait of Britain is presented by British Journal of Photography. Photographer Rory Lewis portrait of British Army Officer Lieutenant Batts has been selected. The first female combat officer and tank commander in British History. The historic move comes after a long-standing ban on women serving on the frontline was lifted by the PM in July 2018.
James sat for a photoshoot in New York last month; the portraits where taken for for my Selah project. Directing James I asked him to imagine he had taken a long pilgrimage. Now reaching the end of the journey, my impetus was to capture a man of faith who is almost pensive, taking the time to meditate and reflect.
Dr Austin McCormick Consultant Ophthalmic and Oculoplastic Surgeon arranged a corporate headshot session at the Liverpool studio. Creating a new website and online image, these shots where very important as the first visual contact any patients have with Dr McCormick.
Retired British Army Officer Brigadier Fitzgerald commissioned a Military Portrait at the London Studio. Admiring my Soldiery British Army Portraits Project the Brigadier requested a classical portrait in the same style. The portrait will stand the test of time and serve as a record of his long and proud service.
From 2019 onwards I’m most happy to announce I will be offering my Portrait Photography services in New York City. Australian Army Officer Major Bradney, visiting New York took advantage of my services and arranged a Military Portrait Sitting at the Manhattan Studio.
Forged in the adversity of World War I, the Royal Tank Regiment (RTR) is the oldest tank unit in the world. After two years, I returned to the Regiment to capture a new series of portraits.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.