LONDON ISSUE 703 May 2018

David Handley London photographers

David Handley is a long established and award-winning photographer specialising in children and baby fashion.

Past merits include the title ‘Sony World Fashion Photographer’ and his talent has recently been highlighted with many awards, such as Aesthetica Art Prize, Arte Laguna Prize, International Photographer of the Year (People), London International Creative Competition, One Eyeland Awards (People) and PDN Exposure award. He has also lectured at Central St Martins University of Arts in London.

David's experience and patience with children are amongst his greatest assets, allowing him to capture outstanding, natural pictures of children and babies. "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".

As an artist and photographer, his father encouraged David throughout his childhood to engage in other subjects. David’s keen interest eventually led to art school, polytechnic and a degree in photography and design. After graduation he spent numerous years assisting various photographers, travelling the globe on photo assignments.

For the last 18 years he has specialised in children’s fashion for commercial, advertising and editorial clients worldwide. Clients include Ralph Lauren, M&S, Boden, Next, The White Company, Harrods, House of Frazer, John Lewis, Mothercare, Oilatum.

David is represented by Jackie Gibbs.

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