British Life Photography Awards

Pleased to announce that a Portrait of British Army Soldier Sergeant Seeto, captured as part of Rory Lewis Soldiery British Army Portraits Exhibition. Entered into the British Life Photography Awards has received a commendation.


The Awards are a showcase of contemporary and imaginative images that capture the essence and spirit of British life. Winners and commended entrants will have their work on show at the Royal Albert Hall, Kirkleatham Museum, Redcar, and be included in a full colour book.

Sergeant Seeto Adjutant General’s Corps (Rory Lewis Photographer Soldiery)

Northerners Exhibition London Open Evening 28/11/14

Portrait Photography Workshops/Courses Rory Lewis PhotographerRory Lewis Northerners Portrait Photography Exhibition Opened in London at Calumet Photographic Drummond Street Today. Starting at 10am with a Portrait Masterclass teaching Delegates the Lighting and Direction Techniques, used to Capture Rory’s Thought Provoking Celebrity Portraiture. Jordan Ebbitt Modelled for the Session. The Delegates worked through a full programme of lighting setups, from the fundamental Broad, Split, Short and Rembrandt lighting to Directional Techniques and the Psychology of Portrait Photography. Rory will be holding a full programme of Portraiture Workshops Throughout 2015.


Rory’s Exhibition then Opened at 6pm, with a Reception and Talk about the Project, featuring Portraits of Sir Patrick Stewart, Sir Ian McKellen, David Warner and many other Stars of Stage and Screen. “It was wonderful to meet members of the public, gage-ing their opinions and Feedback of the Project” Northerners is now Open to the Public at Calumet Photographic Drummond Street London (please check store for gallery opening times) until 2nd January 2015. The Exhibition is Held in Aid of UNICEF.

David Warner, Northerners Photography Exhibition Celebrity Portrait Photographer Rory Lewis

David Warner, Northerners Photography Exhibition Celebrity Portrait Photographer Rory Lewis


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Northerners Exhibition Preview Evening

Thank You to Everyone who attended my ‘Northerners Photography Exhibition‘ Open Evening in Liverpool last Thursday 24th July. It was wonderful to preview the work and gage the publics opinion of the project. You can view a video of the Open Evening Below, as well as an interview with myself on ‘Northerners’ from Journalist Charles McDonald.

The ‘Project’ is Now 75% complete their are a few more ‘Northerners’ to photograph before the exhibition opens fully in October, and I am looking forward to showing the complete work, View Up-Comming ‘Exhibition Dates’ Here.

Thank you to the Metro for publishing an interview with myself on the Exhibition. I’d like also to thank everyone involved in the Exhibition, Makeup Artists, Harriet Rogers, Nita Malata, Melodie Briere, Rashida Bishop, and Jessica Campbell. Please don’t forget to leave some comments below.

Rory Lewis Photographer Metro

Photo Professional Magazine Interview & Cover

It was wonderful to see my work in the Photography Magazine Section of WH Smith this Morning. Thank you to Photo Professional Magazine, for interviewing me, about my Northerners Photography Exhibition, and giving me the cover this month. Check out the article below, and if your passing WH Smith pick up a copy!

Photo Professional Magazine Rory LewisPhoto Professional Magazine Rory Lewis

Photo Professional Magazine Rory Lewis

Photo Professional Magazine Rory Lewis

‘Northerners’ Exhibition Liverpool Echo

Thank you to the Liverpool Echo Newspaper for publishing an amazing ‘Northerners Exhibition‘ Preview today.


Everything is now in full swing, I have completed Exhibition Portrait Photoshoots this Month with Karl Pilkington and Pete Price, and organised Sessions with Sir Ian McKellen, General Sir Nicholas Houghton and many other prominent Northerners.


You can now follow the Exhibition on Facebook and tickets are Now Onsale for Liverpool Exhibition Open Evening.

Liverpool Echo February 16th 2014


2014 Rory Lewis Northerners Photographic Exhibition

Rory Lewis Photographer Exhibition Liverpool

I can’t believe, it has been One Year Since my First Exhibition Keeping Abreast in 2012 I am pleased to announce my 2014 Exhibition will take place from 24th July – 31st July 2014 in Liverpool.


The 2012 Exhibition helped to Raise £400 for Macmillan Cancer Support. I hope to BETTER last years total and Raise £1000 for UNICEF, to help children all over the world in need of support, water, food, medical care and education.


Rory’s ‘Northerners Exhibition’ is an entirely new collection of over 100 portraits of a cross section of  Northern Celebrities, Sports Personalities, Actors, Politicians and people encountered. Featuring Sittings with Sir Ian McKellen, Sir Patrick Stewart, Ian McShane, Emma Rigby, Claire Sweeney and many others.


If you would like to attend the opening night of the exhibition please Visit Exhibition Page. Tickets will be £5 with all proceeds donated to UNICEF. I will be giving a talk about the work and my career in the industry and their will be a glass or two of wine or beer to numb the pain of the talk, which I trust will not be too boring.


You can also follow the event on Facebook and keep-up-to-date on the Exhibition on My Blog.