Category Archives: Actors Authors & Artists

Carole Cadwalladr

Carole Cadwalladr Portraits of Carole Cadwalladr taken for Dagens Nyheter in conjunction with that she had been awarded the annual Steig Larsson Prize (author of the The Millennium-trilogy). Carole is a a reporter and feature writer for the Observer, who broke the story that became the Cambridge Analytica scandal.

Tessa Hadley

Tessa Hadley Portraits of Tessa Hadley photographed at her home in London. An assignment for Dagens Nyheter in conjunction with her latest novel ‘Late in the Day’ has been translated into Swedish ‘Syskonen’. Tessa Hadley Novels Accidents in the home (2002). Everything Will Be All Right (2003). The Master Bedroom (2007). The London Train (2011)….

Caroline Criado Perez

Caroline Criado Perez An assignment for Dagens Nyheter to take the portraits of Caroline Criado Perez a feminist, writer, campaigner and Consultant.   In 2013 Caroline successfully campaigned to keep a woman on an English Banknote and that year the Bank of England announced that Jane Austen would appear on the £10 note from 2017….

Rachel Cusk

Rachel Cusk On an assignment for Dagens Nyheter we travelled to the Norfolk coast to meet novelist & writer Rachel Cusk. The interview was in connection with Rachel’s Outline Trilogy with Outline 2014, Transit 2017 & Kudos 2018. I took Rachel’s portraits in her garden and I felt that they worked quite well. I particularly…

Peter Frankopan

Peter Frankopan A nice assignment for Dagens Nyheter to take the portraits of author Peter Frankopan in Oxford where he is a Professor of Global History at Oxford University and also a Senior Research Fellow at Worcester College. Peter’s book (2012), The First Crusade: The Call from the East, was published to wide acclaim and…

Last Night of the Proms

Last Night of the Proms A wonderful assignment for Finland’s largest daily newspaper Helsingin Sanomat to cover the BBC’s Last Night of the Proms at the Royal Albert Hall. There was extra interest in Finland for the 2017 Proms as Finnish composer Lotta Wennäkoski opened the last Prom (Prom 75) with her new piece ‘Flounce’…

Daisy Evans

Daisy Evans This was an interesting assignment for Helsingin Sanomat to photograph the portraits of theatre & opera director Daisy Evans. The portraits were taken minutes before the first production of the silent opera Vixen at the Vaults London. Daisy is the founder of Silent Opera – in an interview with Southwark News she says:…

Antti Holma

Antti Holma An assignment for Helsingin Sanomat to photograph the portraits of Finnish actor, writer and author Antti Holma, the images were taken whilst Antti was visiting theQueer British Art 1861–1967 exhibition at Tate Britain. We also filmed the interview that can be viewed by Helsingin Sanomat subscribers.

Pauliina Pollanen

Pauliina-Pollanen This was an interesting assignment for Helsingin Sanomat to meet Finnish ceramic artist Pauliina Pöllänen. Pauliina talked about her about her residence at Victoria and Albert Museum in London, she will be there until the 30th September 2016. On the V&A website Pauliina says “During my residency, I would like to create a new…

Bob Geldof

Bob Geldof It was nice to have met and photographed Bob Geldof on behalf of the Royal Geographical Society. The Society’s prestigious medals and awards recognise extraordinary achievement in geographical research and the promotion of geography, science and discovery, Bob Geldof KBE received this year’s Patron’s Medal for raising global public awareness and challenging the…

Jonathan Franzen

Jonathan Franzen To photograph actors, authors & artists is interesting, often rewarding and always challanging. The challange lies not with the person in question but with the time allowed and the location of the shoot. More often than not the artist has a string of interviews during the day and a 20 mintute time slot…

Sadie Jones

Sadie Jones It was a pleasure to have met and photographed writer and novelist Sadie Jones at her London home. Screenwriter turned author Sadie’s debut novel The Outcast won the First Novel award in the 2008 Costa Book Awards. Her second novel Small Wars was published in 2009 followed by her third novel in 2012…

Jamie Oliver

Jamie Oliver “Never meet your heroes” I always remember being told that by a sport journalist I worked closely with a few years ago “you will only be disappointed”. I was not disappointed when I met Jamie Oliver, he was exactly the sort of person I thought he was, professional, considerate, genuine and all round nice…

Sigrid Rausing | Portraits of Sigrid Rausing

Sigrid Rausing Portraits of Swedish philanthropist Sigrid Rausing founder of the Sigrid Rausing Trust and owner of Granta magazine and Granta Books. Sigrid was giving interviews for selected media at the offices of Granta in west London, she talked about her new book Everything Is Wonderful an account of rural life in post-Soviet Estonia. As…

Louise Voss and Mark Edwards

Louise Voss and Mark Edwards Last week we were was assigned by Amazon Publishing to take the portraits of authors Louise Voss & Mark Edwards. The photographs were taken at Amazon Publishing’s amazing new central London offices in The City of London at 60 Holborn Viaduct. Louise’s first novel ‘To Be Someone’ was the first…

Roger Waters | Portraits of Roger Waters

Roger Waters It is not every day you meet a Rock Legend and I had looked forward to the assignment, we met at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Knightsbridge on a day that Roger was giving many short interviews for chosen media. The interview was focused on his current ‘The Wall‘ tour … it is…

Author Portraits Writer Portraits

Author Portraits Writer Portraits I have photographed many Author & Writer Portraits and it is something that I always enjoy and find challenging. I feel the backlighting I used in this outdoor portrait works well. The portrait is of Military Historian Dr Huw Davies, from King’s College London who’s book Wellington’s Wars – The Making…