I've been keeping busy in between shoots by continuing to make new portraits for my Handmade London series. As well as redesigning the website to be friendlier to mobile devices, we've been adding more to it. Here are a few new ones for you.
Duffy at Duffy Jewellery
Oliver Kitson, Head Distiller at Sipmith
Jenn Merrick at Beavertown Brewery
And finally a couple of Bill Oglethorpe at Kappacasein Dairy
Back in November we spent a couple of days shooting film crews on rooftops. Canon had got in touch and wanted to produce new imagery featuring their Cinema EOS range of cinema cameras. Showcasing the new C100 mark II, C300 and C500, we featured a real film crew at work on location in Essex and on the roof of the Truman Brewery in London. Here are a few of my favourites.
At the start of the summer I was commissioned by London & Partners, the official body for promoting London, to shoot a series of cityscapes of the capital. I started my photography career as an editorial travel photographer, and I still get great satisfaction from shooting beautiful landscapes. Over the course of a few months I ended up on top of tower bridge, on the top of the Victoria Tower, on the balcony of the 3rd most expensive hotel room in London and several other iconic spots around the capital.
You can see a few of my favourites below, and for more landscapes from around the British Isles, visit the website here.
Back in August we travelled around Europe for Unilever. They wanted to show the range of careers on offer across the company and the global brands they represent to improve the caliber of graduates they recruit.
Working with London-based agency SAS, we shot a series of environmental portraits of Unilever employees in a diverse range of locations including plush office blocks, a fake supermarket, an R&D lab, a robot controlled shampoo factory and the car park of a giant distribution centre.
A few weeks ago we spent the afternoon with Gavin Monery, the head winemaker at London Cru.
Having just begun creating their second vintage, London Cru are the capital's only winery. While the grapes are gown by vineyards in France, Spain and Italy, everything else - pressing, fermenting, ageing and bottling - takes place here in London. They supply a number of bars and restaurants around the capital or you can order their wines online to enjoy at home.
Below you can see Gavin tasting one of last year's batch. Take a look in hi res on the website here.
I'm continuing to shoot more portraits for my Handmade London project as it's popularity grows.
Last month we headed to Tottenham to meet Seb Edge who runs North London Darkroom. Seb set up the darkroom in 2012 to provide a space where he and other film shooters could develop and print their work. Shooting in the confined space of the darkroom under dim red lighting was a bit of a challenge, but I'm pleased with the result. See it in high res on the website here.
A few months ago I shot the launch imagery for Moss Bros' new range of bespoke suits. Established in 1851, Moss Bros are a British formalwear retailer with over 100 branches across the country. Shot on location in a beautiful old house near Greenwich, we spent a day with Creative Director Sotos Georgalli and his team creating a series of images evoking the craftsmanship that goes into each suit. Look for it in stores now, and take a peek at a few of my favourites below.