Hattingley Valley English Sparkling Wines

Hattingley Valley English Sparkling Wines This was a nice assignment to visit Hattingley Valley in Hampshire for a story about their English Sparkling Wines for the Finnish newspaper Helsingin Sanomat. English Sparkling Wine English Sparkling Wine is becoming increasingly popular and English vineyards such as Hattingley Valley are winning international prestigious awards where during blind…

Kazuo Ishiguro

Kazuo Ishiguro Kazuo Ishiguro Nobel Prize winner in Literature 2017 held a press conference for the world’s press at his publishers Faber & Faber in Bloomsbury, London on the day the Nobel Committee in Stockholm announced his prize.   A short walk from Faber & Faber lies the London Review Book Shop, and here we…

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’…

Corporate Awards Photography Piccadilly London W1

Corporate Awards Photography Piccadilly We were delighted to have been asked by Bluebird Care to photograph for the second time their Bluebird Care Awards ceremony held at Fortnum and Mason’s on Piccadilly. Guests were treated to ‘Fortnum’s Afternoon Tea’ with an amazing selection of sandwiches, scones, cakes & tea blends. At the awards ceremony we…

Brexit and the Irish border

Brexit and the Irish border An artwork by artist Rita Duffy called Soften the Border with cushions made by women’s groups placed on the bridge border between the neighbouring villages of Belcoo in County Fermanagh and Blacklion in County Cavan. A reportage for Dagens Nyheter about Brexit and the Irish border and how goods and…

Princess Diana’s Death 20th Anniversary

Princess Diana Memorabilia 78-year-old Jo Dobson stands amongst her extensive collection of Princess Diane memorabilia filling her home in Gloucester. Some of her collection is being exhibited at the Gloucester Life Museum to mark the 20th anniversary of Diana’s death on the 31st August 1997. An assignment for Helsingin Sanomat.

Karl-Johan Persson

Karl-Johan Persson Karl-Johan Persson CEO of H & M Hennes & Mauritz AB launched H&M’s eighth fashion brand, Arket, on Regent Street, London. The new brand, Arket, will sell clothes for adults and children, and household products and will include a cafe offering Swedish-style food. H&M’S other brands include Cos, & Other Stories, Monki, Weekday…

Female Genital Mutilation

Female Genital Mutilation A reportage about Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) for Helsingin Sanomat. We visited the National FGM Centre and met with acting head Meg Fassam-Wright and her staff who talked about their work and their partnership between Barnardo’s and the Local Government Association (LGA) to achieve a systems change in the provision of services…

Composite Corporate Group Images

Composite Corporate Group Images Our client wished for a group image of all their staff, 3 separate team images & 22 individual headshot images and they booked us for our Headshot Custom Background & Composite Group Images package.   All the people you see in the above group images were photographed separately and then combined…

Conference Photography Reading

Conference Photography Reading Having photographed corporate headshots for our client Mabey in Reading we were then asked to photograph in our documentary style their Reading conference. Delegates flew in from around from around the world to the conference that was held at the wonderful De Vere Wokefield Estate, Reading RG7.   This fun 2 day…

Brexit in Clacton-on-Sea and Margate

Brexit in Clacton-on-Sea and Margate An assignment for Dagens Nyheter about Brexit in Clacton-on-Sea, Essex & Margate, Kent. Clacton was chosen having been the stronghold for UKIP and where Douglas Carswell in 2014 became the UKIP’s first elected MP. The story was about how people felt about Brexit and if they voted for UKIP in…

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.

Finsbury Park Terror Attack

Finsbury Park Terror Attack Following the van attack outside a mosque and on assignment for Dagens Nyheter) we met with local residents who expressed their views and how their local community would come together to show solidarity with the victims and their families.

Grenfell Tower Fire

Grenfell Tower Fire The terrible tragedy at Grenfell Tower. On assignment for Dagens Nyheter in the early hours after the fire began we met with local residents who told their harrowing stories and we also met with members of the community that immediately came together in providing help and support for the victims families and…

General Election 2017 Emma Dent Coad

General Election 2017 Emma Dent Coad The results of the General Election gave Kensington a Labour MP in a Conservative stronghold. Emma Dent Coad’s win came after three recounts and with a majority of just 20 votes over former Conservative deputy London Mayor Victoria Borwick. On assignment for Dagens Nyheter We met a happy, yet…

General Election 2017 – Canterbury Votes Labour

General Election 2017 – Canterbury Votes Labour An assignment for Dagens Nyheter in Canterbury where Labour won the seat held by the Tories for 100 years. Rosie Duffield (Lab) 25,572 Sir Julian Brazier (Con) 25,385. The last time the Tories lost the seat was to Whig politician John Baker, who took it for the second…

General Election 2017 – Conservative Campaign

General Election 2017 – Conservatives An assignment for Dagens Nyheter to follow the Conservative campaign in Ilford North, London just 2 days before the General Election. We met with returning Tory candidate Lee Scott and the campaign staff and we followed a team door knocking in Ilford.

General Election 2017 – Labour Campaign

General Election 2017 – Labour Campaign This was an interesting assignment for Dagens Nyheter that took us to Saltburn-by-the Sea, Guisborough and York. In York Jeremy Corbyn gave a speech at the Innovation Centre where there was a lot of interest to meet him and not everyone could get into the full venue and had…

London Bridge Terror Attack

London Bridge Terror Attack Images from an assignment for Dagens Nyheter to cover the London Bridge terror attack. Images are from the evacuation of people in Borough Market, from interviews with people the following morning and from the vigil to remember the victims of the attack at Potters Field Park, in central London.

General Election 2017 Young Voters

General Election 2017 Young Voters An interesting assignment for Dagens Nyheter to interview young voters under the age of 30 in the run up to the General Election on June 8th. The interviewees were photographed in Eton, Bristol & Wootton Bassett.

Glyndebourne Festival

Glyndebourne Festival This was a nice assignment for Helsingin Sanomat to photograph the atmosphere of one of the world’s oldest and most celebrated opera festivals, the Glyndebourne Festival Opera, held at Glyndebourne, an English country house near Lewes, in East Sussex. The festival has been held annually since 1934, picnics are laid out in the…

Manchester Terror Attack

Manchester Terror Attack The day after the Manchester Arena attack Mancunians came together showing love and support for one another. One couple gave out free hugs to strangers and when hugged were given a card that read “You are loved”.

Julian Assange Ecuadorian Embassy

Julian Assange Ecuadorian Embassy Julian Assange speaks to the waiting world’s media at the Ecuadorian Embassy in London after Swedish authorities dropped a probe into sexual assault allegations against him.   Julian Assange’s cat | November 2016 Julian Assange 1 year anniversary | June 2013 Julian Assange at the Ecuadorian Embassy | August 2012

Complete Corporate Photography Service

Complete Corporate Photography Service The work we have carried out for a leading construction and property consultancy company Calfordseaden is a very good example of how we can offer a complete corporate photography service to businesses. We photographed the corporate headshots of 227 staff members spread across 6 towns & cities in Southern England and…

City Corporate Portraits

City Corporate Portraits Our client a University Professor required some new images for use in PR and to illustrate publications & articles. We took a set of portrait images in his University working environment and also some more casual images on-location with a city background. I was particularly pleased with the portraits of him standing…

Corporate Event Photography London EC1 EC2

Corporate Event Photography London EC1 EC2 Having photographed the Whatuni Insights Day Conference in central London EC2 during the afternoon we then photographed the Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2017 in the evening at the The Brewery EC1. The evening’s compare was actor, comedian and writer David Mitchell who presented 12 prizes, the main prize University…

Conference Photography London EC1 EC2

Conference Photography London EC1 EC2 We were delighted to have been asked for the second year in a row to photograph the Whatuni Insights Day conference in central London EC1. Prior to the Whatuni Student Choice Awards (that we photographed in the evening), the Hotcourses Group hosted their annual higher education conference to explore the…

Event Photo Booth for Awards Conferences Corporate Events

Event Photo Booth We are really pleased to announce that we can now offer our clients an Event Photo Booth – not just an ordinary Booth but an amazing British Made Photo Booth that will enhance the visual appearance of your event. Event Photo Booth for Events Awards & Conferences Our Photo Booth will create…

Corporate Portraits on location in London

Corporate Portraits on location in London Our client contacted us having seen our Portraits for Professionals package, she required a set of images that were to be published in a magazine in which she had been interviewed. Some images were to have a distinct London association – there are many famous London icons and we…

Second Scottish Independence Referendum

Second Scottish Independence Referendum An assignment for Swedish Dagens Nyheter, together with journalist Erik de la Reguera we visited Kingussie in the week before the Scottish Parliament Holyrood were to vote on SNP’S Nicola Sturgeon’s plans for a second Scottish Independence Referendum. Kingussie is a small town in the Scottish Highlands, it lies beside the…

Event Photography Social Media

Event Photography Social Media The Kisiel Group a construction company which specialises in residential refurbishment, renovation, extensions and new build construction were to celebrate their 10th birthday and they asked us to spend the day with them. They celebrated with cake & champagne at their office and then we went to 6 current construction sites…

Corporate Website Photography

Corporate Website Photography We were thrilled to have been chosen and commissioned by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) to supply the photography for their new website that has just been released. Their new website is a merger of the ASA website and the Committees of Advertising Practice (CAP) website. Whilst they need to illustrate some…

Live Editorial Streaming Video

Live Editorial Streaming Video We are really pleased to announce that as part of our professional services to our clients we can now offer live editorial streaming video. With our Osmo+ gimbal camera we can stream editorial content to your own Facebook Live account where your followers can see your stories, events & interviews –…

Northern Ireland Assembly Election

Northern Ireland Assembly Election A recent trip to Belfast in the run up to the Northern Ireland Assembly Election to photograph the former Lord Mayor of Belfast Nichola Mallon who has been chosen as the Social Democratic and Labour Party (SDLP) North Belfast candidate – and students at the Ulster University Belfast.

Stoke-on-Trent Central by-election

Stoke-on-Trent Central by-election A reportage for Dagens Nyheter about the Stoke-on-Trent Central by-election 2 days before the polling day. We followed one of the many canvassing teams from UKIP out door knocking and we attended a Labour meeting held by Gareth Snell who was supported by the visiting John McDonnell, Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer.

Donald Trump Protest Parliament Square London

Donald Trump protest Parliament Square An assignment for Swedish Dagens Nyheter. During the afternoon people supporting One Day Without Us: National Day of Action – a day celebrating the contribution of migrants in the UK – began gathering in Westminster. As MPs debated a 1.85m-strong petition against Trump’s planned June visit thousands of protesters gathered…

DPharm Europe Conference 2017

DPharm Europe Conference 2017 We were delighted to have been asked by The Conference Forum for the third year to photograph the 3rd annual DPharm Europe Conference  – Disruptive Innovations to Advance Clinical Trials event. The conference was held in the the Conservatory at the Millennium Gloucester Hotel, London. The Conservatory is magnificent glass structure…

Patients as Partners Europe Conference 2017

Patients as Partners Europe Conference 2017 We were thrilled to have been commissioned by The Conference Forum to photograph their inaugural Patients as Partners Europe Conference in London. From a photographers view point this 2 day conference was a pleasure to photograph as the scene lighting was perfect. Seminars & Conferences are more often than…

UK Chamber of Shipping Annual Dinner 2017

UK Chamber of Shipping Annual Dinner 2017 We were delighted to have been asked for the fourth year in a row to photograph the Annual Dinner for the UK Chamber of Shipping that was held at the London Hilton Park Lane. We photographed the guests arrival at President’s Dr. Grahaeme Henderson’s reception and the speeches…

Words to Deeds Conference 2017

Words to Deeds Conference 2017 We were delighted to have been chosen to photograph the inaugural Words to Deeds conference (for legal translators) that was held in the wonderful venue The Honourable Society of Gray’s Inn – one of the four Inns of Court which have the exclusive right to call men and women to…

HRH Princess Madeleine of Sweden

HRH Princess Madeleine of Sweden On assignment for TT Nyhetsbyrån I photographed Princess Madeleine of Sweden at the Southbank Centre’s Imagine Children’s Festival. She attend the opening of Room for Children, a library filled with children’s books from the Nordic countries.

Mobile Phone Roaming Charges

Mobile Phone Roaming Charges More often than not it is the simple editorial assignments that turn out to be the most challenging – such as last week when Helsingin Sanomat needed to quickly file a story with the news that Europe will finally abolish mobile phone roaming charges this June. The challenge was to find…

Supreme Court Ruling

Supreme Court Ruling Many people took the opportunity to demonstrate outside the Supreme Court yesterday as they waited to hear the Supreme Courts ruling on whether the government can start the Brexit process. The Government’s lead counsel, the Attorney General Jeremy Wright told the waiting worlds press that the UK government was disappointed but will…

Editorial Portraits

Editorial Portraits A couple of recent assignments for the Swedish newspaper Dagens Nyheter. I really enjoy taking editorial portraits, they are always a challenge as often the time allowed is very limited – the nicest thing being the variety of people that you meet. The first portrait was that of Professor Nick Bostrom taken at…

Corporate Headshots Paddington W2

Corporate Headshots Paddington Our client BDQ required some headshots & portraits of their team and wished for some images that they could use with their public relations & presentations. Rather than have headshot images taken against a standard white background they wished for more approachable informal images taken in a street environment. Following a consultation…

Financial Jobs in The City of London

Financial jobs in The City of London For Dagens Nyheter I was recently assigned to take the portraits of Kerstin Mathias, Head of social policy at the The City UK – who are a membership body, lobbying on the industry’s behalf, producing evidence of its importance to the wider national economy. The interview was about the possibility…

Event Photography Mayfair

Event Photography Mayfair Our team photographer Graham covered the recent conference & signing ceremony for the British Council at the Egyptian Ambassador’s residence in Mayfair. Ten new partnerships were signed between UK and Egyptian universities as part of the UK and Egypt Partners in Education week with the senior education delegation currently visiting the UK….

AA Gill Portraits

AA Gill Portraits I was sad to hear about the death of the acclaimed Sunday Times journalist AA Gill. I had the pleasure of once meeting AA GIll (Adrian Anthony Gill) for a photo shoot – why he is wearing a Viking helmet can be found in the original blog post from January 2014.