Not Just a North West Photographer! London Photography Services Available.

Clients may not realise it but I can offer a wide Variety of Photography Services in London, with access to some amazing studio facilities and equipment in the Centre London. Karl Pilkington (born 23 September 1972) is an English television and radio personality, travel show presenter, author, actor, and former radio producer. He gained prominence as the producer of Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant's radio programme on XFM.[1] He appeared on The Ricky Gervais Show, presented the Sky travel series An Idiot Abroad,[2] and made his full acting debut (following a cameo appearance in the final episode of Extras) on Gervais' 2012 comedy-drama series Derek. Pilkington is a co-founder, along with Gervais and Merchant, of RiSK Productions, a television production company. (Rory Lewis Photographer)

From Actors Head-Shots to Model Portfolios, Commercial, Product & Advertising Photography.

Luis Alberto Suárez Díaz (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈlwis ˈswaɾes]; born 24 January 1987) is a Uruguayan footballer who plays for Premier League club Liverpool and the Uruguayan national team. In 2006, Suárez moved to the Netherlands to play for Groningen in the Eredivisie. Suárez transferred to Ajax in 2007. In 2008–09 he was named Ajax Player of the Year. The following year, he was made the club captain, became the league's top scorer with 35 goals in 33 games, and was named Dutch Footballer of the Year. He scored 49 goals in all competitions and Ajax won the KNVB Cup. In the 2010–11 season, he scored his one hundredth Ajax goal, joining a group of players including Johan Cruyff, Marco van Basten and Dennis Bergkamp in doing so. (Rory Lewis Photographer)

With clients from Karl Pilkington to John Lewis, & Pepsi; over 10 years experience behind the Lens and a great team of Makeup Artists, Hair Stylists, Retouchers, and Photographic Assistants,no Photographic Project is too SMALL or too BIG.

As a photographer I take pride in my ability to work with clients to first assess their needs and then set up the necessary shots that will capture exactly what they want. Please Email Me or Call 07717 139 637, for more information or to quote on your next project.

Nikki Belle Singer, Sex Shooter, (Rory Lewis Photographer)

Three Days TO GO!

With only three days to go I have been busy making the final preparations for the Exhibition. The last prints arrived today from DS Colour Labs in Manchester, and I have been busy framing.

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Posters are now up all over Liverpool and I am hoping to have a good turn out on Friday and Saturday. Raising money for Macmillan Cancer Support, meeting new people and receiving feedback on my latest projects.

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Carole Model Portfolio

This week gorgeous French Model Carole Kouadio booked a Model Portfolio Update at the Liverpool Studio. Carole wanted to add some Lingerie and Boudoir style shots to her book, and we worked on six looks throughout the 3 hour session.

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Carole’s images look amazing and I am sure they will make a great addition to her portfolio. If you are looking for a Model Portfolio please check out my Model Portfolio Packages.

This is England

This year is all about improving my portfolio with several more tests planned throughout 2012. This month I wanted to shot a retro 1980′s Androgynous style photoshoot.

 

Shot on location at Hallam Mill in Manchester the shots really remind me of the Drama TV Series This is England; feeling old I actually remember the 1980s style being born in 1982!

 

Thank you to Oliver and Hannah @Oxygen Models Rikki Finlay Fashion Stylist and Nita Malata Makeup Artist for all their hard work.

I hardly took it off! Nikon 24-70mm F2.8G

Nikon 24-70mm f2.8G ED AF-S Nikkor lensNikon 24-70mm F2.8G is a super versatile lens applicable to many different styles of shooting. It offers a wider focal coverage yet without compromising picture quality. The lens produces excellent results for a zoom lens; and with a male fashion photoshoot planned for this week, it was a perfect opportunity to put the Nikon 24-70mm on test. Mounted on a Nikon D810My first initial thought was the weight of the lens, it’s a heavy piece of kit. Yet, the fast focusing, and sharpness of this lens quickly make it worth carrying.

Nikon 24-70mm f2.8G ED AF-S Nikkor lens

Male-Fashion-Test9-1It’s a workhorse, the Nikon 24-70mm f/2.8G ED lens is truly versatile and can be used for many different kinds of photography situations – from wide-angle landscapes and panoramas, to portraits and events; the lens is a good all-round piece of kit in any camera bag. I never took it off throughout the fashion session. With its constant aperture of F2.8 (meaning the aperture does not change while zooming) and state of the art optics, the lens is targeted towards enthusiasts and professionals alike, who work in various lighting and weather conditions and need exceptional sharpness, colour and contrast in their images – which is something the Nikon 24-70mm was designed to deliver. Even at F2.8 the lens was ultra sharp, with outstanding Depth of Field.

 

Nikon 24-70mm f2.8G ED AF-S Nikkor lensUsing the Nikon 24-70mm F2.8G lens throughout the fashion shoot was a dream come true, the images are stunning, and its worth every penny. The question many photographers would ask is why would anyone want to spend over £1,000 on a lens with limited range when you can get one with a wider range for less? Well my answer is its an outstanding lens the optics are superb, at F2.8 its a fast zoom lens. It focuses quickly and accurately and delivers pictures that are sharp from corner to corner. Its robust construction does mean some increase in weight but it gives a comfortable feel on the camera and gives confidence that it will give a lifetime of good use, you will hardly take it off or be disapointed with this lens.

 

Technical Specs

 

  • 24-70mm zoom range (DX equivalent: 36-105mm).
  • Nano Crystal coat reduces ghost and flare.
  • Slim, durable and lightweight barrel.
  • SWM (Silent Wave Motor) for whisper quiet and fast autofocus.
  • ED glass to minimize chromatic aberration.
  • Closest focusing distance: 0.38 m (at 50 mm).
  • Rubber mount seal.
  • Instant manual focus override (M/A).
  • Detachable hood and soft pouch CL-M3 included.
  • Bayonet Hood HB-40
  • Semi-soft Case CL-M3

Episode Fashion Management

Episode Fashion Management commissioned me to shoot their CEO Charles McDonald in Barcelona at the beginning of January.

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Sean Clancy Desperate Scouse Wives Profile Shoot

Late November last year I was commissioned to shoot Sean Clancy for Desperate Scouse Wives, it was great fun shooting on set with the team. Looking forward to seeing how the images are received.

 

Tune into Desperate Scouse Wives over the next few weeks i’m sure its gonna be a great show.

Sean Clancy Rory Lewis Photographer

Sean Clancy Rory Lewis Photographer

Sean Clancy Rory Lewis Photographer

Kit Model Test

Your Portfolio is the most important asset to any model, photographer, fashion stylist, hair stylist and makeup artist. To be competitive you must update your portfolio regularly with new work taking the opportunity to learn new skills, helping to provide your future clients with the best photography possible.

 

Religiously I test twice a month; either working on my own projects or collaborating with other creatives on theirs. In 2012 I will be doing a great deal of Testing, if you are a model, designer, fashion stylist, makeup artist, hair stylist or retoucher please get in touch.

 

This week I arranged a test with Kit from Nemesis Models at the Liverpool Studio. Kit was looking for some Topshop style edgy photography for her book and we spent half a day working on several looks. The images look great and I’m looking forward to working with Kit again the near future. Nita Malata did a wonderful job with hair & makeup.

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Emma Rigby Photoshoot

“This week I was commissioned to photograph Emma Rigby, the award winning actress who played Hollyoakes troubled Hannah Ashworth. Emma recently decided to leave the teen soap after 4 years to pursue other dramatic roles. The purpose of our shoot was to update Emma’s acting portfolio and the images show her in a new light.”

 

We shot in both the Classical Abode Hotel and the cheek Lowry Hotel both in central Manchester. Emma was such a breeze to work with. Having been in front of the camera from a very young age everything came natural to her. The results from the shoot are stunning. My team did a great job as always and we look forward to working with Emma again soon.

Revolution Fashion

Itching to shoot some editorial fashion, the opportunity came when Lifestyle Monthly gave me the chance to shoot the magazines January fashion feature. Researching a theme, I thought I would use my history degree and add an element of historical significance.

 

The concept I came up with was Military Revolution; and Steven Spencer Stylist went to work putting together some amazing outfits for our models; including some great props from the Army.

 

Michelle Proctor did an excellent job with the models hair and makeup, and we shot on location at the Malmaison Liverpool and the Liverpool Central Library. Please pick up a copy of Lifestyle Monthly for the full feature.

Fashion Photography Liverpool

Fashion Photography Liverpool