showcase magazine Sep 2012london issue 361
Welcome to the latest Showcase London, brought to you by Production Paradise. We present the very best of the Capital's leading visual media professionals, with more information in our dedicated Photo and Film directories.
Be sure to check out our featured events:
- The Victoria & Albert Museum will be hosting two exceptional exhibitions this autumn: Halfway to Paradise: Photography by Harry Hammond, showcasing more than 60 images from the music photographer of the 1950s and 60s, and Hollywood Costume, that will feature over 100 of the most iconic film characters from a century of Hollywood filmmaking.
- At Sommerset House, tickets can be booked for the long-awaited Valentino: Master of Couture exhibition.
Our cover photo was shot by George Powell for Team GB. George was the only photographer commissioned to shoot behind the scenes photos of the British Olympic team, and he is represented by The Sharon Brandman Agency.
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Esser Associates London photo agents
It has been a busy year at Esser Associates:
- Julian Abrams once again shot for Nike and has just finished shooting more interiors for Candy and Candy.
- Ashley Cameron completed work for Bristol Zoo and an ad campaign for Viridor recycling involving a lot of CGI work.
- Daniel Smith shot the new Liverpool FC kit launch for Warrior and has been busy working on a 3D project.
- Ed Lee has been busy in the studio shooting for Honda, Jaguar and Land Rover.
- Alister Thorpe shot the new Jaguar XF in Italy and is currently shooting for British Airways in Paris.
- Just joined is Earl Smith - Earl is a still life photographer specialising in liquids and 360° animation.
Horton-Stephens Photographers Agents London photo agents
The Horton-Stephens photographers have been busy shooting moving and still images. There isn't space to highlight everything in this Showcase, so be sure to visit the website News Section for more.
Recent highlights include the new signing of effervescent Tom Hull, campaigns shot by George Logan for BP, DHL and O2, great new images by Gary Salter, Matt Henry, Peter Beavis and Jason Knott, as well as a whole new look for Nick Dolding.
There’s more to see online too from food specialist Diana Miller and newest signing Wilson Hennessy, who shoots cars and still life. Fernando Milani is one of the world’s top hair and beauty photographers and can be found alongside Eugenio Franchi, Jan Steinhilber, Steve Gallagher, Julian Wolkenstein, Mervyn Franklyn, Gavin Evans and CGI experts, Um.
Jed Root Limited London photo agents
Jed Root, Inc. is the premier agency for leading fashion photographers, illustrators, stylists, hair and make-up artists, prop stylists and set designers within the fashion industry.
The artists represented by Jed Root, Inc. contribute to projects including advertising campaigns, editorial photo shoots and fashion shows.
Founded in 1989 in New York, the agency offers true global representation to its artists with offices in New York, Paris, London, Los Angeles and Tokyo.
Today, Jed Root, Inc. sustains its commitment to supplying top talent and continues to set precedents within the constantly evolving fashion industry.
The Sharon Brandman Agency London photo agents
Summer excitement from the The Sharon Brandman Agency:
- Olympic fever, with sports photographer George Powell joining the roster; George was commissioned by Team GB to focus on the behind-the-scenes emotions of the athletes.
- Richard Seymour had recent success in the 2012 AOP Awards, 'Commissioned Advertising' category, with stunning shots at the Bentley factory in Crewe.
- Russell Sadur has been busy on location, shooting everything from high-end furniture to delicate glass.
- Wayne Johns shot some stunning beauty commissions focusing on soft tones.
- Charlie Troman has just finished a stylish new set of images for Italian tailors, all shot in Google's eclectic London HQ.
- Kim has being shooting fashion in the long grass during the brief appearance of the English sun.
- Marie-Louise Avery, as ever, shot some mouth-watering delights.
JSR London photo agents
JSR is a trusted and established agency offering a range of striking photographers, illustrators and directors - each possessing distinctive qualities across the advertising, commercial and editorial world.
JSR focuses upon signature styles that capture the essence and message of its clients' wants and needs, as well as production skills which aim to produce the highest quality service, delivered with stunning results.
Each talent holds the ability to create and define a clear vision through illustration, photography or moving image. This ensures trusted relationships with strong brands, such as McDonald's, Nike, Vogue, GQ, The Guardian and L’Oréal.
Swerve Represents London photo agents
Established for over seven years, Swerve Represents is one of central London's leading photographic agencies with a small roster of award-winning photographers and moving-image makers.
Swerve covers many areas of photography including food, children, lifestyle, location, interiors, still life and portraiture. Recent clients include NHS, Fruit D’Or, Pizza Express, Dolmio, McDonalds, Knorr and Arts Alliance Media.
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One Mega Management London photo production
One Mega Management is a worldwide photo shoot production and management company providing creative services to the fashion, music, media and event industries.
A single source solution for every client's production requirements, the company's highly experienced team of art directors and production managers provides tailor-made concepts and a carefully selected production crew to structure and co ordinate a shoot with infinite care and efficiency, from initial layouts to final wrap.
The One Mega Group is very excited to introduce its new Events Division. Specialising in high-end corporate parties, product/album launches, fashion shows, charity functions and social events of all kinds, the company's coordinators ensure all elements of an event are taken care of with style and efficiency whilst being at the forefront of what is fresh and new. One Mega Events make their clients' vision a reality from iconic locations, unique catering concepts to the industry's most sought after performers, bands and musicians that will truly give guests a night to remember.
Contact One Mega Management for all shoot and production enquiries, One Mega Events for all event enquiries, or call +44 (0) 207 754 5940.
Shoot Production London photo production
Based in London, Shoot is a photographic agency providing management for a varied but select band of exciting photographers and film-makers working in the spheres of advertising, fashion and entertainment.
Shoot also offers exceptional production support to its own photographers, and as a 'stand alone' service. The company is renowned for its meticulous attention to detail and its creativity and flexibility in every situation.
Shoot's latest work includes:
- Ray Burmiston's stunning shoot with Fearne Cotton for Very.
- Richard Baybutt's portraits of Olympic superstar Bradley Wiggins.
- Gavin Watson's moody images for Dr. Martens AW12 and Plan B's 'Ill Manors' album.
- Jay Brook's personal 'Teds' project.
- Søren Solkær Starbird adding singer songwriter Gotye to the cast of his acclaimed 'Closer' exhibition.
- Ray Burmiston's exhibition 'Joker Face' launched at the Edinburgh Festival, prior to opening in London later in the year.
PCM - Pure Creative Management London photo production
PCM is a global production consultancy offering bespoke full service production solutions for stills and motion projects.
2012 has so far been a stellar year for PCM. Working on a diverse range of prestigious and exciting projects including advertising for Olympic sponsors GE and Deloitte, visual rebranding for Virgin Atlantic Airways and The Post Office, and a fashion focus with Le Monde d’Hermes, Orlebar Brown and Farrell Apparel, amongst others.
PCM has brought its unique personality to each job to produce seamless shoots with a sense of professional fun and beautiful images, all within budget.
ManaMedia UK LTD Europe - Asia photo production
ManaMedia provides production services for photography, video, multimedia and TVC, specialising in lifestyle and fashion with dedicated expertise in sports advertising (including Olympics, World Cup, European Championships, basketball, baseball, BMX, football, NFL, rugby, running, tennis, athletics and action sports).
ManaMedia's multilingual production team has a creative approach and is experienced in high-end and international productions. With offices in the UK and across the EU and US, ManaMedia has a global production reach and delivers exceptional work for some of the world's most inspirational brands, including BMW, Buick, Canon, Carlsberg, Converse, Heineken, Foot Locker, JD Sports, Kronenbourg, Microsoft, Nike, Quiksilver, Red Bull, Roxy and Tuborg.
UK, European, US and international production services include art buying, budget management, on-set coordination, carnets, casting, sports casting, street casting, catering, crews, creative development, contracts, hair and make-up, local service provision, line production, location scouting, shoot insurance, music licensing, permits, photographers, BTS, editing, post production, prop hire and set building, SFX, sports choreography, styling/wardrobe, visas, videographers, travel and accommodation.
Landon Production London photo production
A uniquely personal production service from Landon production.
"Our philosophy is simple: Our roll is to collaborate with each individual client by offering a bespoke and friendly service."
Landon Production offers full photographic production, from budget management, locations and location scouting to street casting and negotiating the best model rates.
Choosing the right accommodation and catering is every bit as important, with the company making sure all visiting and local crews are well and truly looked after with even the small details covered.
"We believe in working hard and having fun doing it."
Landon Production is based in London and works globally.
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Location Scotland Edinburgh location service and scouts
With over 35 years of combined industry experience, the dedicated and attentive in-house team can offer unrivalled production and location packages specifically catered towards any creative brief.
Proving to have been the ideal location to embrace, yet escape the London Olympics, Location Scotland has had its busiest summer to-date.
Production teams have been working with a variety of established and dynamic clients such as the Bank of Scotland, Burton of London, Jan Vanderstorm, Zip Car, General Electric, and recently completing successful shoots with Marie Claire Italia and US Polo ASSN.
Boasting an extensive catalogue of over 70,000 images of inspiring and unique places to shoot, Location Scotland can offer clients a truly British experience.
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Smoke&Mirrors Design London creative post production
This year's Jubilee and Olympic celebrations have generated a plethora of CGI and retouching work, keeping Smoke&Mirrors Design busy before and during the summer months. The work featured in this Showcase is only a small selection of the fantastic projects the company has completed this year.
As the nights begin to draw in and attention switches to Christmas, Smoke&Mirrors Design is looking forward to working on those fantastic campaigns that suspend belief, induce the festive spirit and add some real sparkle to the holiday season.
For more details contact Mark Grosvenor on +44(0)20 7468 1000.
Tapestry London creative post production
Tapestry is an independent media production agency based in the heart of London.
For over 40 years, the company has worked with some of the world’s biggest brands, agencies, photographers and advertisers, on projects across print, digital and broadcast media.
Tapestry pride themselves on their lasting relationships with clients and have recently been acknowledged for collaborations such as their role in the Puma Mar Mostro Yacht. This project won Best Brand Campaign at the 2012 Design Week Awards.
Tapestry label themselves as ‘The Complete Production Agency’ and are able to offer a wide variety of services, to cover all requirements.
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Karmer Setbuilding London set/ scenery construction
Karmer continues to work with some of the most influential photographers and designers, finishing campaigns with Lyndon Wade for Cadbury's and Matthew Donaldson for Smythson, beautiful Vogue shoots with Tim Walker and two major events for Christian Louboutin and 007.
Currently working on commercials for Alexander McQueen and a secret job with Lady Gaga, the summer looks set to finish with style for Karmer.
The company has been called on yet again for its in-camera SFX, working with Alex Howe this time for Nissan.
Vist Karmer's website or call Karl for more information.
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Filming Scotland Edinburgh commercials production
Filming Scotland continues to be one of Scotland’s foremost service production companies.
A busy year has brought commercial campaigns for Red Stripe, KLM, Sainsbury's, Hyundai, DHL and Tesco. The company was recently taken on to service production on the upcoming Malcolm McDowell and Gary Oldman feature film 'Monster Butler'. This year also saw the launch of its exclusive Airstream production vehicle Bonnie Betty. Designed specifically with fashion and film shoots in mind, it will give any production the 'wow factor' on location.
Shadowplay London photo & commercial production
Shadowplay is a creative studio specialising in high-end still and moving image production. With a background in advertising photography and moving image spanning two decades, the company creates visual stories for print, web and broadcast media.
With full service production across photography, film, post production and CGI from its central studios, the Shadowplay team guides clients from initial idea to finished campaign.
Clients include McLaren, Carlsberg, Zurich, Billington Cartmell, Sony PlayStation, Shell, Spirax Sarco, Dyson, Co-Operative, TDA, UCAS, Aviva, National Trust, Argos, Microsoft, Lloyds TSB, Peugeot and many more.
"If you see differently, like we do… shadowplay.co.uk"
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Julian Calverley London landscape photographers
Julian Calverley is a landscape and advertising photographer.
His cinematic style, mixed with a resourceful and passionate nature, have gained him a solid and trusted reputation with clients worldwide.
Visit his website for more work samples and information on his edition print work.
He is represented in the UK by the Lisa Pritchard Agency and in the US by Greenhouse Reps.
David Oliver London portrait photographers
David Oliver has been a freelance photographer for 25 years, specialising in photographing people in a natural and dynamic way.
In this edition of London Showcase David is showing images he shot in a local boxing class and for the first time, a promotional video to go with it.
Contact David on +44 7850 656909 to discuss any photography projects, (and contact Paul on +44 7835 331417 to discuss boxing in London near Great Portland Street Tube).
Sam Robinson London Advertising Photographer - Director
Sam Robinson is known for his honest, natural images and fun energetic shooting style. He captures the energy and character of his subjects with a relaxed, uncomplicated style and has a unique and fresh approach to his personal and commissioned work.
Sam's recent clients include the continuation of Lufthansa Airlines' global campaign, including the entire second phase of photography that will launch soon. This part of the campaign, again titled 'Non Stop You', Sam shot in Barcelona incorporating both stills and film.
Other recent shoots include work for Sony, Bulmer's Cider, Barnados and a large global pharmaceutical campaign of which some images are featured in this Showcase.
Paul J Harvey London - Paris advertising photographers
Specialising in car, landscape and 3D photography, Paul J Harvey has recently shot for Peugeot in Turkey and Romania.The CGI post production for the campaign was based in Paris, where Paul directed the work until its final conclusion.
Recent personal work includes a project focusing on cities in the Orient, aptly named Metropolis.
His internationally nominated personal works are regularly exhibited at galleries in both London and Paris.
Clients include Assystem, Channel4, Chrysler, Citroen, Concorde-Lafayette, Ford, Gdf-Suez, Honda, Lancia, Mercedes, Mitsubushi, Nissan, Peugeot, Renault, Shell, SNCF, Toyota, Volkswagen and Volvo.
Tara Moore London advertising photographers
Tara Moore is a London-based photographer who is best known for her bright, vibrant use of colour, with a passion for shooting children, sport, lifestyle and conceptual imagery.
Her approach is fresh, unique and easy going, and with over 15 years' experience she is an expert in both location and studio.
Tara's most recent clients include McDonald's, Ariel, Coca Cola and Boots.
Her award-winning images have appeared in the National Gallery, the Association of Photographers, and The Creative Review Photography Annual.
Visit her website for more information.
Parker Biley London advertising photographers
The creative relationship between artists John Parker and Clive Biley is embodied in a seamless blend of technology and art. Parker Biley feed their partnership with an ongoing dialogue that pushes quality and inspires limitless possibilities. They encourage each other to achieve artistic believability through their photography and CGI; old world master craftsmen using new world technology.
Parker Biley have won numerous International awards including four AOP Gold’s and three silvers; D&AD Silver Pencil and two Silver Lions at Cannes. Recent clients include General Electric, Microsoft and British Airways.
Richard Wadey-James London advertising photographers
2012 has proven to be the busiest year yet in Richard Wadey-James' 10-year career as a professional photographer, having worked in 17 countries in 2012 already - and it's only September! He has been shooting lifestyle images in Malaysia, advertising images in Argentina, and directing a commercial on the bleak Yorkshire moors, as well as shooting Olympians in central London.
Specialising in people-based commissions, Richard is known for both his creative details and technical expertise. This, coupled with his sense of humour and easy-going manner, makes him one of the most sought-after photographers in the industry.
Pixeleyes London advertising photographers
Based in central London and working across still life, liquids, advertising, fashion and beauty photography, Pixeleyes provides clients with a creative and hassle-free service.
Specialists in creating stunning quality imagery, the company was established 10 years ago with the philosophy of paying the closest attention to detail to the creation of high-end still life photography.
"What drives us is making the impossible a reality."
Pixeleyes is well known for its use of liquids and special effects to create spectacular beauty, fashion and product stills. Visit the website for more information.
Mike Ellis London people & lifestyle photographers
From the outskirts of London, across the UK and overseas, Mike Ellis captures all sorts of people at work and play, shooting engaging portraits or capturing the moment in his natural reportage style.
Working for a wide range of charities, household brands and corporate clients, Mike is never far away from a great story.
Recently he has added shooting HD video to his repertoire, some examples of which are featured in this Showcase.
Recent clients include Beiersdorf, Blue Bay, British Heart Foundation, Energy Saving Trust, Eurocommercial Properties, GKN, ITV, Mothercare, PWC, Smurfit Kappa, The Stroke Association and Yahoo.
Nick Daly London portrait photographers
2012 has been a busy year for Nick Daly. Recent commissions from 4HS (Tesco), WMW (M&S), Anthem Cincinnati (P&G), and Seven (Aviva), have made leisure weekends a distant memory.
Nick is working on future projects, within his speciality - portraiture, and in particular London street cast models. The portraits featured in this Showcase are part of a recent series exploring “The Importance of Age”.
Jean Cazals London food & drink photographers
Jean Cazals was recently awarded ‘Best Food Photographer 2012’. His work is easily recognisable through a fine mix of creative styles and food presentation. Jean is always searching and creating, and clients go to him to bring character and a strong identity through his photography that elevates the final result on every job.
With a large choice of props and backgrounds, Jean shoots from his daylight kitchen studio in London's Notting Hill as well as on location around the world for international magazines, design and advertising clients. He also has over 80 cookbooks to his name with numerous world-famous chefs.
His latest work includes books with Ash Mair (Masterchef 2012) in Australia, the prestigious ‘Soho House’ restaurant, and his own ‘Teatime’ book. Recent clients include Olive, Observer Food Monthly, The Wall Street Journal, House & Garden and M&S Magazine, Nespresso, Boots, Apostrophe bakery, PremierFood with Hovis, Sharwood, Oxo, to name but a few.
Ed Lee London car & transportation photographers
Ed Lee has been passionate about photography since picking up a camera aged 11. He is a greatly experienced photographer, particularly in the automotive industry.
Ed is at home as much in the studio as he is on location, but what he enjoys the most is finding the best solutions to challenging commissions. This could involve using his skills in CGI, various lighting techniques, tracking rigs, image manipulation in post production or combined elements of all.
Ed has worked for Jaguar, Honda, Land Rover, Vauxhall, Mercedes-Benz, SAAB, Toyota, SMART, Overfinch, Harley Davidson, and many more.
Ray Massey London liquid photographers
The images featured in this Showcase are part of a personal series of technically demanding images that Ray Massey has been working on entitled 'Liquid Illusions'.
His passion for solving problems, creating illusions and making effects special has inspired this new series of organic looking images.
Specialising in still life, liquids, special effects and physical artistry, Ray combines real life special effects with his in-house retouching and composing facility to bring to life even the most difficult of art directors' concepts.
Working out of his 3500sq ft converted church hall studio in Camden, London, he has over the last 25 years acquired an excellent production team around him to ensure that even the most difficult brief is executed to the highest of standards.
F11 Collective London Photographers
F11collective is a dynamic creative group working from its west London studios. Established in 2009 by photographer and creative director David Brook, F11collective is able to offer innovation, experience and knowledge.
Regularly delivering high quality photography and video in the fields of fashion, lifestyle, still life, portraits and interiors, the company follows the simple principle of understanding and respecting its clients’ requirements. Working to achieve success, outputting to any medium required, whether an established global brand or a small start-up, F11collective provides a unique, tailor-made experience on any budget.
The company's studios are also available to hire, offering up to 1500 sq. ft. of fully equipped space. Contact F11collective direct for further information.
Colin Thomas London advertising photographers
Colin Thomas uses photography and CGI to make images that get used in advertising, magazines and book covers. His speciality is conceptual imagery that sometimes can’t be made using a camera alone, so he does all his own CGI and Photoshop work to create a seamless result that fills the client’s brief.
His 'Space Shuttle' image, which was created for the Sunday Times Magazine in London, has been selected for the 2012 AOP Awards.
Colin works from his own studio in Fulham, west London.
Levon Biss London advertising photographers
Levon Biss has had a busy summer with the Olympics. Recent commissions include Jessica Ennis for the cover of TIME Magazine, a global Nokia campaign, Rory McIlroy for GQ and the Subway Olympics campaign.
Levon is currently working on a new campaign for Channel 4 that is being shot in LA, Miami and London.
For advertising commissions Levon can be contacted through Bonakdar Cleary in the UK and Bransch in the US, Germany and France.
Visit the website to view more of Levon's work.
Palle Hansen London fashion photographers
Palle Hansen is a commercial, beauty and fashion photographer based in Stoke Newington, London. He is originally from Denmark, but is now a permanent UK resident and shoots for various magazines around the world. He also undertakes commercial jobs for a wide range of clients.
Inspired by the likes of Steven Meisel and Solve Sundsbo, Palle is aiming to one day grace the front cover of Vogue and Sports Illustrated. He works from his 1200 square-foot studio, as well as on location, and together with his dedicated team of people he can achieve results to match any individual brief.
Gareth Gatrell London portrait photographers
Gareth Gatrell is a freelance photographer based in the UK living on the coastal shores of Portsmouth. “You can’t beat the ocean to kick-start the creative mind!” he says.
2006 saw the beginning of Gareth’s professional career in Sydney, Australia, shooting the hugely talented artists Paulini Curuenavuli, Barry Southgate and Natasha Stuart.
Gareth’s focus is reportage and portraiture. “I love capturing those unexpected moments, whether on set or in the studio, revealing the true character of the person.”
Chris Clor London advertising photographers
For 30 years, Chris Clor has provided cutting edge imagery for a wide range of clients, utilising both digital and analogue techniques to create visuals that far exceed clients' expectations.
A vast toolbox including proprietary compositing workflows and the latest CGI software implementations is at his disposal, as well as an array of analogue innovations that define the “look” that creatives desire. Relentlessly researching and refining a visual style that has been described as both cinematic and illustrative is the foundation of Chris' work ethic.
Maintaining high production standards whilst providing a professional yet relaxed atmosphere on set is key to his spectacular image creation.
AIR-CGI / Harniman London CGI/ 3D photographers
Harniman & AIR-CGI combine photographic expertise built over many years of international advertising photography with cutting edge CGI.
Projects have included new worldwide model launch images - the Continental GT launch for Bentley, the XF launch for Jaguar, Chrysler 300 in the USA and subsequently Europe, to name just a few. Ford USA entrusted its first CGI stills project to launch the new Edge model to the Harniman/Air-CGI team.
Recent pure photography projects have included launch images of the Hyundai Grandeur shot in Dallas USA and Peugeot 3008 Hybrid Diesel launch for Europe.
Be sure to check out the new blog.
Dennis Pedersen London still life photographers
In constant demand for his ability to create beautifully vibrant images, Dennis Pedersen is one of the UK’s leading still life photographers.
Working from his central London studio where he has been based for the past 15 years (with hardly a day off!), he uses his exceptional technical knowledge in working with his clients to help achieve their briefs – the bigger the challenge, the better he likes it! Well-known for his high quality product, liquids and beauty images, he also offers a first-rate retouching service to run alongside shoots.
Recent clients include Max Factor, Liz Earle, Nokia, L'Oréal, Clinique and Rado.
Tim Hill London food & drink photographers
Tim and Zoe Hill are currently working for a client in Guatemala preparing and shooting various tarts and pastries. A client from USA is sending various recipes to shoot, and later this month there is a Christmas cake shoot for a sugar corporation.
The baking part-work continues to produce cakes, biscuits and brownies to tempt the unwary.
Zoe has been sourcing backgrounds and props for their next book cover for a food processor cookbook.
Phil Cook London advertising photographers
Phil Cook is a well established London-based still life and food photographer, with over 15 years of experience. He's had a busy year so far, shooting a wide variety of packaging, editorial and advertising commissions.
Contact Phil direct to discuss shoot requirements.
Visit his website to see his latest work.
Leo Acker London still life photographers
Based in London, Leo Acker is an established still life photographer. Shooting advertising, design and editorial, Leo's recent clients include Marks & Spencer, The BodyShop, Nokia, John Lewis, American Express, Cosmopolitan, Elle and Red Magazine.
Over the years, Leo has built a reputation for his technical ability to translate ideas into beautiful images. His work is bold and imaginative, creatively bringing together the demands of commercial photography.
He is available for shoots both at his London studio in Shoreditch and on location worldwide.
Karan Kapoor London people & lifestyle photographers
Karan Kapoor has shot campaigns in 2012 for Lenscrafters, HSBC, Atkins Diet and both video and stills for Royal Caribbean Cruise Line for its Barbie "experience".
Visit his website for more information.
David Handley London children photographers
David Handley is a multi-award-winning photographer who was given the prestigious title of 'Sony World Fashion Photographer'. As a renowned and established talent, he has specialised in photographing children and babies for the last 12 years.
David shoots regularly for commercial and editorial clients worldwide such as Mini Boden, Ralph Lauren, Mothercare, M&S and Next.
"Working with children is very unpredictable, energetic and fun, which makes it very rewarding. I love working with kids - in fact, I used to be one!"
He has an ability to capture the naturalness of his subjects, as well as a compositional aptitude and knowledge of natural and studio lighting. David has also lectured at Central St. Martins University of Arts in London and runs an online course teaching people how to improve their skills at photographing children and babies.
Graham Tooby London food & drink photographers
Graham Tooby has recently been expanding his portfolio with a selection of fresh images. The same commitment to detail and lighting flow throughout his portraiture and still life work.
This “warts and all” approach has not gone unnoticed, with campaigns for Ford worldwide, Pepsi, Dettlo, Harvey Nichols, Mont Blanc and The United Nations World Food Program.
Working closely with his digital retouchers, a definite style shines through showing attention to detail and a sense of humour.
Graham is on the look out for conceptual work as well as "nice big juicy campaigns". Visit his website for more information and to drop him an email.
Barry Willis London people & lifestyle photographers
Barry Willis shoots people. His work spans the design, advertising, editorial and corporate sectors, producing powerful and engaging imagery that always strives towards an empathy with the subject.
Recent commercial projects have included shooting a series of reportage style images for the ‘Winning Moments’ national campaign for Camelot.
His on-going work for CLIC Sargent documents the stories of children that have been diagnosed with cancer, the effects on their families and the support they receive from their carers.
Barry’s interest in the moving image has been reflected in a number of personal projects and video commissions, the most recent for PGL.
"I owned a Chinon Super 8 before I owned an SLR," he says. "What goes around, comes around!"
Glassworks London advertising photographers
Over a critically acclaimed 25-year history, The Glassworks has built a significant reputation producing an array of portrait, art and advertising projects. Commercially, the studio has a wealth of experience shooting campaigns for the healthcare, fashion and design industries.
Veteran photographer Marcus Lyon recently collaborated with Arle Capital Partners to build a set of 24 images depicting the breadth and variety of the individuals that form the backbone of Arle’s portfolio of businesses.
All shoots are fully produced by the Glassworks team in central London, run by Marcus Lyon, Paul Cochrane and Oli Douglas.
For more information contact the Glassworks on + 44 (0)20 7735 9933.
Gary Salter London people & lifestyle photographers
Born in the north of England, Gary Salter studied graphics and photography in Liverpool before moving to London, where he is currently based. He produces bold images with a distinctive and unique photographic style and quirky sense of humour. His work receives critical acclaim both in the UK and internationally.
More recently, Gary has been commissioned for several moving image projects for clients including Sky, Allergan, Honda, Absolute Radio, Giffgaff and the Bboy Championships, amongst many others.
Recent clients include MTV, Walkers Crisps, Channel 4, Observer Magazine, Heinz, GlaxoSmithKline, Yakult, Philips, Sony Ericsson, Frank, PG Tips, Finlandia, Windex, Ruffles, Nivea, Vodaphone, Airmiles and Fosters.
Douglas Fisher London advertising photographers
Douglas Fisher is a long established and highly regarded advertising photographer, with in-house post production based in London's vibrant Soho district.
Douglas was one of the first professional photographers to fully embrace digital technology, and has been leading the way in high-end advertising photography for nearly two decades. He continues to be the talent of choice for a diverse list of clients, from luxury goods to automotive, sports and recreation brands.
Today, Douglas remains firmly at the forefront of the industry, offering an ever-increasing range of services covering all aspects of photo-realistic image production including photography, retouching, CGI, and animation.
Carl Lyttle London car & transportation photographers
Most of Carl Lyttle's work takes him on location around the world, chasing the light and landscapes that his global commissions require. His work is mainly in the automotive arena for clients such as Nissan, General Motors, Subaru and Mercedes, to name but a few.
The majority of Carl's work is commissioned from agencies around the world. Through his own production company he can deliver modern production values that give him total control to capture global image assets and post produce projects with his dedicated and highly skilled team in London, working hand-in-hand with agencies wherever they are located.
Terry McCormick London advertising photographers
Terry has been involved with a mixture of studio and location photography in recent months. Unusual portrait briefs have been the order of the day.
Please visit his website to view further examples of his work.