london Sep 2018


JSR London photo agents

JSR Agency is a London-based creative management and content production agency working globally. For over 11 years, JSR has produced work for global clients and brands across advertising, publishing and editorial projects.

The agency represents award-winning talent across photography, illustration, animation, CGI and moving image. Awards include D&AD, Cannes Lions, Epica Awards, AOP and CreativePool.

The team have recently produced work for KFC, BBC, Pepsi, Nivea, Sam Adams, PUMA and La-Z, and shot legends such as Anthony Joshua, Amy Adams, Jamie Oliver, Jeremy Irons, and Jourdan Dunn. JSR also recently launched jsrcontent.com.

Be sure to check out more work online.

Germaine Walker Photographers Agent London photo agents

Germaine Walker Photographic Agency represents a group of talented and award-winning image makers.

The newest addition to the group is Charlie Clift, who’s been known to dangle CEOs upside down, go undercover with drug cops and set Michelin star chefs on fire, all in pursuit of a great photograph. He’s also got an exhibition up at Pop Brixton London until the end of September 2018.

The agency also offers a full-service production in the UK and internationally and takes great pride in creating some of the biggest campaigns around as well as smaller projects.

Some recent clients include V&A Museum, Gail’s Bakery, Uber, NHS, Natwest as well as The Guardian, Cyclist Magazine and many more.

Vue London photo agents

Variety? The VUE photographers have it in spades.

They’re producing some fantastic work, some already published and some upcoming, including: moving images by Shamil Tanna, featuring a voguing dancer for Amazon and stills for PUMA; Alan Powdrill’s colourful Sky Vegas shoot and a project on country game shooting by Morgan Silk. VW Germany continues its series of humourous ads with Garry Simpson.

There are some delicious campaigns by Danielle Wood for the 'Great British Bake Off' and M&S, Malou Burger for Organic Trade Board and Co-Op, and Debby Lewis-Harrison for P&O. Dylan Collard produced more portraits for TFL and new ones for British Business Bank, and Kerry Harrison added to his reel, along with a campaign for Holiday Inn. David Sykes continues to explore new still life territory, looking at footwear and food.

For more variety, contact Vue.

Horton-Stephens Photographers Agents London photo agents

The team at Horton-Stephens are well known for representing a world-class group of photographers, but moving image has become a bigger and bigger part of what they do.

No doubt this trend will continue following a Gold DMA Award earlier this year for 'Best use of Moving Image' and two further Silvers for PayPal.

Great production remains key to the success of the company's shoots; this is truer than ever with the team's film work where they offer everything from online/offline editing to sound studio, motion control and CG - whatever clients need.

See more moving images on the website.

Process London photo agents

Process is a leading London-based photographic agency, proudly representing a family of award-winning photographers and directors.

"Producing creative and diverse imagery for the advertising, design and editorial markets, the Process stable doors are currently open to new and exciting talent - as we invite submissions from established photographers to join the Process roster!"

Collaborating with a global network of industry-leading contacts and suppliers, the Process team are excited to also announce the introduction of an extended service plan, including art buying advice, one-off projects, and bespoke productions.

"We love to chat and are always happy to discuss any photographic projects, so do get in touch for further details on our creative services. Don’t forget, all of our recent work can be found over on the Process website, or join us on social media to keep up-to-date with the latest news."

Mad Productions London Photo & Film Production

Mad is an international production company with local producers in LA, NY, Dubai, Paris and London.

"Think of us as your local, global producer. Working with both established and fresh photographers and directors worldwide, we also provide art buying, casting and location services."

Recent clients include Tory Burch, Mytheresa.com, Glamour Mexico, and international editions of Vogue and Harper’s Bazaar.

Luke Jackson Ltd London Photo & Film Production

Experienced in stills, filming, events and instillations since 1996, Luke Jackson Ltd provides production, location scouting, location management, budgeting, permitting and contracts.

Services include casting and commissioning talent, crew hire, art department and SFX, model making, equipment hire, transport and vehicle hire, and more.

"We researched, found and organised the location permissions for this AI interactive installation for Ford Focus in London and Berlin. We also researched several other European countries, which may happen in the future.

Recent clients include Ford, Imagination, Cadbury's, McDonald's, Bayer, Sky and Smart Energy.

KO Productions London Photo & Film Production

London-based creative production agency KO Productions delivers professional content for leading brands and magazines. "From concept to output, we engage and immerse ourselves in the production process, covering all aspects of a shoot and offering clients a second-to-none creative service that is globally recognised."

Services offered include shoot production, account management, location scouting, model casting, venue hire, location permitting, travel and transfers, booking crew, art buying, lighting and digital, camera equipment, retouching, film editing, colour grading and music composition.

This season's campaigns include work for leading brands such as Jigsaw, Monsoon and Selfridges, as well as notable magazines including Hero, Vogue, Rollacoaster and long-term client GQ Style; GQ Style has included stunning advertorials including the likes of Fendi, Burberry, and Givenchy.

Amelia & Co. Edinburgh photo production

Amelia & Co. is a service production company based in Edinburgh, Scotland, providing bespoke, friendly and professional services for the fashion and advertising industries.

"We know Scotland well. From the picture-postcard scenery that Scotland is renowned for to the more obscure locations, we offer an extensive list of shoot-friendly spots."

Recent work includes Italian brand Fracomina for Medias Italia, French clothing company Promod, and locations for Dutch company YAYA.

Services include photographic production and logistics, location scouting and management, on-set production, budget management, casting, equipment hire, travel coordination including hotels and transport, local crew including props, stylists, hair and make-up artists, photography assistants and more.

For further information check out the website or get in touch directly.

Crew Scotland Ltd Edinburgh crew agents

Crew Scotland represents talented and experienced crew members, individually selected for their skills.

"We understand that skill, experience and work ethic is everything in this industry. We want to encourage and promote the great talent that Scotland holds as well as supporting our rising stars.

We provide a live online availability booking system for clients who can reach our crew and book based on rates, experience and availability. We can provide a whole team from photographer, director to make-up artist.

We have provided crew for Royal Bank of Scotland, ScotRail, Vogue, Scottish Government and many more."

Scott Grummett London Food & Drink photographers and Directors

Scott Grummett is a photographer and director who likes to make you hungry. He is best known for his burgers, but believes he along with his talented team can turn any food or drink into something to make your mouth water.

Scott’s bread & butter clients include Lurpak and Warburton’s though his work stretches from restaurants like Honest Burgers and Nando’s to supermarket’s such as Tesco. He also works regularly with drinks brands such as Grey Goose, Jim Beam, Bombay Sapphire and Glenfiddich, and loves nothing more than finding himself filming something beautiful in a distillery on Speyside.

Clients include Bacardi, Heinz, M&S, Sainsbury’s, Snickers, Deliveroo, Just Eat, KFC, WeightWatchers, Hawksmoor, John Lewis, Hellmann’s, The Balvenie, Byron Burger, ASDA, Dewar’s, Dominique Ansel Bakery, Diageo and Iceland.

Stills representation: TerriManduca.co.uk. Directing representation: FoodHall.london.

Simon Urwin London travel photographers

Simon Urwin recently completed an epic three-week photo shoot across China and Tibet, beginning in Chengdu, the capital of Sichuan province, and ending at Everest Base Camp. 

In that time, he immersed himself in the world of Yellow Hat Sect monks, lived in a Khampa village deep in the Himalayas, and explored a hidden corner of China, barely changed since the time of the Cultural Revolution.

Images as well as stories written by Simon from the shoot will soon be appearing in Lonely Planet Traveller, Sidetracked and Traveller magazines amongst others.

Ozlem Dinc London - Istanbul portrait and documentary photographers and directors

Ozlem Dinc, co-founder of Loyka Visual Arts - a London-based documentary production company - is a portrait and documentary photographer and video producer. She specialises in editorial and commercial portraiture and in portrait series accompanied with interviews, shooting stories around people, food and art.

Her local/international shoots and interviews have been published in Turkish Airlines' magazines Skylife and Skylife Business for four years. Ozlem realised half of 46 Magazine's printed cover interviews, and in 2014 and 2015, she took over the main exhibition of Yapi Kredi Afife Theatre Awards for two consecutive years as the guest photographer of the year. 

Ozlem lives in London and speaks English, French and Turkish.

Giles Christopher London Food & Drink, Still Life, Lifestyle and Cinemagraph Photographers

An amazing passion for photography, technical knowledge, the ability to create a story through strong images along with a problem solving, professional attitude are part of what reassures clients that their photographic projects are in safe hands.

Giles Christopher enjoys working on location or in his studio, shooting individual products, to large campaigns.

His clients range from fabulous hotels, restaurants and bars - photographing interiors, lifestyle and menu refreshes throughout the year - to artisan food and drink producers: "So many wonderful gins and cocktails photographed recently!"

Visit the website to see more examples of Giles’ work or call +44(0)7971 686151 for enquiries, quotes, availability or just a chat.

Dean Northcott Photography London Sport and Lifestyle Photographers

Dean Northcott has had a transformative year with his personal work. Stimulated and inspired by the light in Portugal on holiday in 2017, he developed a fresh, contemporary new look that has led to exciting commissions in his commercial work with advertising shoots for Pokerstars, HM Government and Hendrick’s Gin, amongst others.

2017 ended on a high with Dean landing another award from the AOP UK for a personal landscape series.

Born in New Zealand, Dean was raised on a diet of sport, barbeques and beach. After several years of world travel in his early 20s during which time he developed his sense of aesthetics, he arrived camera-in-hand in London in the early 90s and went on to study Photography at LCP.

A former semi-pro rugby player, a third Dan black-belt in karate and marathon runner, sport is at the epicentre of Dean's entire life and this is exemplified in the mood and texture of his work.

Andrew Brookes London corporate & industrial photographers

Andrew Brookes is not keen on writing about himself, so he will leave it to his clients that he has worked with this year:

"Andrew Brookes brings out the true beauty in technology and sees things other photographers can’t." Nikhil Patel, McLaren Digital Brand Manager.

"The care that Andrew took preparing for and setting up the night shoot enabled him to take a set of images that fulfilled the brief perfectly and were creatively stunning." Jonathan Mudd, Whistle Agency.

"Images look fantastic, great work." Darren Breen, Medicare.

"Working with Andrew has been a pleasure, his advice and experience has been invaluable and we now have the beginnings of a high quality portfolio of images." Paul Newbatt, Vision Engineering.

"It is amazing how Andrew can turn a room full of scientific kit into a thing of beauty and still focus on the essence of the science." Fiona Auty, NPL.

Follow Andrew on Facebook.

Leo Acker London still life photographers

Leo Acker's bold and imaginative work makes him one of London's most sought-after still life photographers.

Over the last 15 years, Leo has developed a unique creative photographic style combined with precise digital skills.

From his studio in Shoreditch and on location, Leo shoots for a very wide range of clients.

Recent commissions include work for Ogilvy, DDB, Marks & Spencer, Russell & Bromley, Fenwick, John Lewis, Pandora Jewellery and The Financial Times.

Nick Rees London still life photographers

Nick Rees is a still life photographer, specialising in shooting drinks and liquids. When not shooting videos and stills for brands, Nick likes to show the hidden beauty in the everyday.

His new project focuses on plastic, taking the simple and giving it a higher value. Repolarising a polarised light creates beautiful swirls of colour in a plastic's stress points.

A second recent project of ice lit with coloured light has also just been published.

Jean Cazals London food & drink photographers

Creativity and style are the key words for Jean Cazals' work.  Featured in this Showcase are more new examples of his approach to his beloved food from kitchen to table, capturing the current mood of restaurants and creating imagery to fit the style of each client.

Having won numerous awards in London and abroad, Jean is devoted to food as much as photography - his passion and understanding of the business, having worked with numerous chefs, restaurants and brands provides him with expertise across editorial, design, publishing and advertising.

His kitchen studio is based in Notting Hill with numerous props at hand. Jean loves diversity and shooting in a studio, on location or abroad. His love of styling is also a great asset.

Visit his previous Production Paradise features, his new website to see the full spectrum of his work, as well as his latest interview.

Yoshitaka Kono London Music and Celebrity Photographers

Internationally published music and portrait photographer, Yoshitaka Kono, was born and raised in Japan and is now based in London.

Working closely with PR agencies and music labels, he helps artists and brands images that have been used across a number of magazines as well as the international press. Yoshi also regularly contributes fashion editorials and celebrity portraits to a range of publications.

His photography seeks out and captures a perfect combination of vibrancy and authenticity. Yoshi's main goal is to capture his subjects' personality and to let things unfold naturally in front of his camera.

Mark Zawila London Still Life, Liquids and Food & Drink Photographers

Mark Zawila is a London-based photographer, retoucher and CGI artist specialising in still life, liquids, food and drink imagery and animation. His work seamlessly combines CGI and photography, which allows greater creative possibilities and flexibility.

Mark works from his own fully equipped London studio as well as taking on commissions on location and internationally. His style has been described as dynamic, exciting and clean, with great attention to detail.

Mark regularly works with well known brands and agencies, and has created imagery for clients including Jaguar, Elemis, Morrisons, Sony, Stella Artois, Chivas Regal, Johnnie Walker, Nutribullet, Kaged Muscle, Harrods, Delta Airlines and Hydralyte.

Graham Precey Photography London Food & Drink Photographers and Directors

"I have recently been shooting for some really interesting and talented people. Shooting stills and online videos for the likes of Coca-Cola, Godiva, Bonne Maman, Budgens, BD Foods, Budweiser Budvar, KFC Arabia, Kellogg's, Cadbury's, Bauer, Le Rustique, Just Falafel, Monty’s Bakehouse, Ovaltine and World Duty Free.

We have recently invested in new video equipment - check the video gallery to see some of our latest video work."

Andy Seymour London food & drink photographers

Featured in this Showcase is a selection of images from Andy Seymour's exhibition 'A Perspective' held in July. "It reflected my love of light, texture and Greece. All the images exhibited can now be found on my website and are for sale framed and unframed."

2018 has been a busy year for Andy, working from his Central London studio with commissions from both domestic and international clients.

Graham Thorp London car & transportation photographers

Based in London, photographer Graham Thorp studied art and photography in his early 20s, but it was a birthday present of a camera from his parents that changed everything.

Graham works in close collaboration with clients, agencies, production and post-production teams to refine the process to deliver the most aesthetically pleasing final images. Super patient, very cool headed under pressure and an easy-going nature with an aim to please, all combined with a sharp eye for detail, make him a real pleasure to have on set.

Truly capturing the moment and narrative, Graham's images are evocative, clean, graphic and dynamic - with a little occasional drama characterising his work.

Felix Shumack London sports photographers

Felix Shumack is a London-based sports advertising photographer. His work is all about capturing athletes at their best; whether it’s a full action sprint down the pitch, that last agonizing rep, or an engaging portrait.

His unique style, use of lighting and understanding of movement allows him to create high impact, authentic and aspirational imagery.

With a passionate understanding of sport along with an ability to shoot motion, Felix brings a wealth of experience, efficiency and creative vision to any project.

Molyneux Associates London corporate & industrial photographers

Andrew Molyneux has over 30 years' experience shooting stills and, more recently, moving images for an extensive list of corporate clients worldwide, working on annual reports, corporate social responsibility reports, corporate brochures, websites and shooting image libraries for companies.

Andrew's friendly, easy-going approach together with his wealth of experience are a real asset when it comes to creating the right images for all his clients - which explains why they return time after time.

Some recent clients include Arriva, GE Aviation, TriTrax, Cargill, Coats, Kier Group, Ultra Electronics, Showlite, Welsh Government, Ordnance Survey and Impact Health Partners.

For more information contact the studio on +44(0)1594 845561 or Andrew on +44(0)7836 661460.

John Baxter Manchester - London corporate & industrial photographers

John Baxter is an experienced photographer working on location for clients in the UK, producing visual content to communicate and compliment brand values for businesses across a number of sectors.

Published work includes The Times Magazine, Saga Magazine and The Guardian.

Sara Morris London Still Life and Food & Drink Photographers

Shooting from her studio in London N1, experienced still life, food and drink photographer Sara Morris has a fun, fresh and contemporary style.

Her portfolio boasts an extensive and varied selection of subjects ranging from elaborate model made structures to intricate jewellery and botanical patterns.

Sara is a master of capturing the beauty or quirkiness of the product she is photographing. She subtly adds her own twist to the image, should it be creating a modern classical look or something more playful in composition. Her creative use of lighting and colour produce images that stand out.

Her client list includes IKEA, Costa, Innocent, Tesco, Onken and KFC.

Colin Campbell London Food & Drink and Still Life Photographers & Directors

Colin Campbell is a highly experienced London-based food and still life photographer - more recently he has stepped into the world of directing. His graphic style and attention to detail has created many mouth-watering images for a wide range of high end clients including Co Op, Tesco, KFC, Costa, HSBC and Nespresso.

His work has also been featured for 12 years in The Guardian Weekend magazine featuring amazing food from Hugh Fearnley Whittingstall and Yotam Ottolenghi. He has also illustrated numerous books, including Peyton and Byrne and River Cottage.

Colin is equally at home shooting daylight on location as he is shooting from his fantastic fully equipped studio situated on the canal in Haggerston.

Colin is represented by Gill Turner.

Michael Wharley London portrait photographers

Michael Wharley is the 2018 BIPP Photographer of the Year and shoots advertising, portrait and editorial work for a broad span of entertainment industry clients, and beyond.

Based in Waterloo, Central London, he takes bold, atmospheric pictures that balance narrative with visual impact to make splash advertising films, TV, theatre or commercial campaigns, while his portraits effortlessly mix drama with a nuanced eye for lighting and colour.

Recent highlights include a campaign for Brontes rock musical 'Wasted', alongside a Game-of-Thrones-esque set for 'Knights of the Rose', and an 80s-themed shoot for 'Fame!'. The heady smell of petrol was in the air shooting a hip hop-inspired, motorbike-riding Toad for Metta's 'In the Willows'.

Able to switch effortlessly between styles to fulfil a brief, Michael's easygoing manner puts actors like Gemma Arterton and Jimmy Akingbola at ease immediately, while managing the shoot and each client's needs with creativity, flexibility, precision ND technical skill.

He is an AOP member and Fellow of the BIPP.

Chris Howlett Photography London still life photographers

"As our glorious summer draws to a close, we at Howlett Photography take a moment to look back on a fantastic season of creative activity in our new Still Life studio in London.

During the long hot months we were refreshed by our alcoholic ice pop shoot for Sainsbury's, continued to develop our cutting edge creativity with jewellery photography for Pravins, and maintained our prominent advertising style with a food product shoot for Benecol.

Officially, it's the start of autumn, but we continue to provide bright, exciting and bespoke still life product photography in our dynamic studio space in London.

Why not get in touch, or discover more by visiting our website. We look forward to welcoming you to our studio."

Jemma Watts London food & drink photographers

Jemma Watts is a highly experienced food photographer, working in both London and around the UK. She uses natural light to capture the true feel of her subjects, resulting in mouthwatering images.

She receives commissions from publishers, design agencies, and marketing agencies. Jemma also has a great talent for taking natural photos of people and places. Many of her commissions involve taking pictures of the people and places that are part of the food she is shooting, therefore creating a story behind the dishes.

Recent clients include Pinney’s of Orford Smokehouse, Hillfarm Oils, Maldon Oysters, Snape Maltings, 91 Magazine and House Beautiful Magazine.

Matthew Joseph London people & lifestyle photographers

London-based lifestyle photographer Matthew Joseph has been creating visual content for brands for 10 years.

More recently, he has been traveling further afield, shooting bigger campaigns and pushing creative boundaries whilst learning to draw on his personal experiences, relationships and passions to take his commissioned work to the next level. This has led to shooting Coca-Cola’s latest campaign for Western Europe as well as Gear4’s campaign for the US market.

2018 has been a busy year so far and there are some exciting projects in the pipeline. See more of Matthew’s portfolio on his website and please feel free to connect on Instagram and LinkedIn to find out more about how you can collaborate on your next project.

GOLDENPHOTO London travel photographers

Piers' practice encompasses travel, portraiture, documentary photography and branding for editorial, PR and advertising clients. He is an award-winning photographer with over 20 years’ experience working worldwide.

This last year was a real trip: spring and summer were spent taking in Sicily’s baroque n’ roll, and indulging in the Sardinian beach life for Serenity Holidays. The 'Go West' editorial involved retracing a Moroccan road trip for Perfect Bound Magazine volume #1, while Piers portrayed corporate warriors high in Docklands coruscating towers of steel and glass for Barclays Bank.

Curious times were spent with Kent’s premier high-end beer brand, Curious Brew, while he tracked down the Kukeri getting high in the Rhodope Mountains of Bulgaria for Perfect Bound Magazine ‘Where the wild things Are’ editorial, volume #2.

From the mountains of Bulgaria to the beaches of Africa, Pier's documented Senegalese fisherman in Casamance for The Gambian Experience.

Plunge Creations London model makers

"Plunge Creations is a company that specialises in realising the creative projects of a wide range of advertising, PR and entertainment industries.

From our large workshops, our brilliant team of designers and makers will take your ideas from initial concepts and designs, through fabrication and out into the real world for your audience and clients to marvel at.

We are passionate about the things we make and we take immense care to ensure that your creative ideas become reality. We're the full package. It's how we've built our reputation for creating heading-turning projects."

Direct Digital London camera accessories/ photo

Direct Digital: "Client care is our priority."

Supporting the sales and marketing moving image team of Direct Digital’s London office are Camille and Ole, offering their vast knowledge of lighting and cameras for filming.

Originally from Paris and Germany respectively, Camille has an MA in Cinematography and Ole a BA Hons in Film & Video, with 23 years’ experience in the film industry. They make a dynamic team, inspiring in their enthusiasm and love of film and photography.

The team have worked on many interesting productions, including Christmas commercials, music videos, and TV dramas, but “the best part of the job is seeing the success of clients and crews who have become like family, and being a part of London’s film community.”

Get in touch for a quote or chat.