Corporate Photography Training Day’s With Celebrity Portrait Photographer Rory Lewis

London, Edinburgh, Manchester, Newcastle 2018

 

About the Instructor

 

Rory Lewis is a British portrait photographer, his body of work includes countless celebrity sittings with Actors such as Sir Patrick Stewart, William Shatner, Sir Ian McKellen, Sir Derek Jacobi, Natalie Dormer, Ian McShane, Iain Glen and many other Portraits of Musicians and men and women of accomplishment. Rory’s work has been acquired by the National Portrait Gallery in London & Lectures at the National Portrait Gallery & Victoria & Albert Museum, and his recent Photography Exhibitions Northerners Photography & Expressive have received Nationwide Recognition being featured by the BBC and National Press & Television. Rory’s client list includes Pepsi, Ministry of Defence, Cancer Research UK, The Guardian & The Times Newspapers. Rory’s inspirations include Renaissance Portraiture and German Expressionist Cinema.

Rory Lewis Session with Sir Patrick Stewart


About the Workshop

Rory Lewis Photographer runs Photography Workshops throughout the UK. Aimed at Beginners Rory’s Corporate Digital Photography Course will give your staff the knowledge and hands-on practical experience to succeed in capturing your internal Photography.

All courses are practical tuition sessions giving your team plenty of time to learn hands on the skills taught. Thid eill enable them to capture amazing photography for your business. Group sizes are kept small to 6-10 delegates so they can get hands on in the practical tutorials. Rory uses fun, practical learning techniques for all his digital photography courses.

Stephen Graham Portrait Sitting Rory Lewis London Portrait Photographer


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Dates & Locations

Corporate Photography Training Day With Celebrity Portrait Photographer Rory Lewis


London

Farringdon Studio | 2 Bleeding Heart Yard | EC1N 8SJ London | United Kingdom

Thursday, 26 July 2018 from 10:00 to 16:30 (BST)


Glasgow

ABode Glasgow | 129 Bath Street | G2 2SZ Glasgow | United Kingdom

Thursday, 16 August 2018 from 10:00 to 16:30 (BST)


Newcastle

Hotel du Vin & Bistro | Allan House, City Rd, | NE1 2BE Newcastle | United Kingdom

Thursday, 30 August 2018 from 10:00 to 16:30 (BST)


Manchester

ABode Manchester | 107 Piccadilly | M1 2DB Manchester | United Kingdom

Thursday, 6 September 2018 from 10:00 to 16:30 (BST)


Schedule

10 – 11.30am How to use your Camera Equipment:

• How to hold your camera correctly, which helps you to get sharp photos every time.
• Which lenses to use for which photos, so that you can best capture a specific subject or scene.
• How to change lenses correctly in order to prevent irritating dust spots from forming on each photograph.
• What your DSLR camera’s limitations are and how to compensate for them when you’re photographing scenes with high contrast.
• Why and when you should support your camera on tripods and bean bags.

How and when to change Camera Settings:

11.30 – 1.00pm How to be more creative:

• Different Shooting modes (which allows you to be more creative).
• File size and format (ensuring that you take the best possible quality shots).
• White balance and Metering mode (which allows you to influence the ‘warmth’ or ‘coolness’ of your photos and the way that the camera exposes what it sees.
• Drive mode (which allows you to shoot like a pistol or like a machine gun).
• Auto focus mode (which tells the camera whether you’re photographing something standing still or something that is moving).
• Auto focus point selection (which allows you to focus on either the whole subject or scene, or on a very specific part of it).
• ISO (which allows you to take sharp photos in low light conditions)
• Exposure compensation (which allows you to quickly make a photo lighter or darker).
• How to influence the depth of field in your photos in Aperture Priority.
• How to freeze action or capture movement in Shutter Priority.
• How to use the little pictures, or Scene selections, on your camera’s Shooting mode dial.

How Light influences your photos:

1.00pm Lunch

 

1.30pm, – 2.30pm Composing your Photography
• How to take colourful, representative images in front light.
• How to highlight detail and texture in side light.
• How to capture dramatic back light images that contain silhouettes and golden rim light.
• How to take photos in diffused light on overcast days.
• How to use your camera’s built-in flash effectively.

What perfect Composition is:

2.30pm Coffee Break

 

2.40pm – 3.40pm Expanding on Composition

• When to change the camera orientation from horizontal to vertical.
• How to blur the background of a perfect portrait photos in 4 easy steps.
• How to apply the Rule of thirds to ensure beautifully balanced photos.
• Where to leave the correct amount of space in your photos.
• How to draw your viewers’ eyes into your photos with the help of leading lines.
• How to compose striking images by changing your angle.
• 5 simple steps to perfect composition!

How to become a more Creative photographer:

• How to use reflections in your photos.
• What a natural frame is and how to find and use it in your images.
• How to incorporate different complimentary colours in your photos.
• How to use repetition effectively in your photos.
• How to highlight the size of something by incorporating and element of scale, and finally,
• How to tell a story with your photos.
3.40pm Questions
4.00pm Summery

4.30pm Close


Rob Gros Corporate Portraits

Rob Gros is a British innovator and businessman. He is the founder and CEO of Chemical Intelligence Limited & Sanitas Healthcare. He is most famous for his work in the licensing, research and development of antimicrobial technology. Developing a revolutionary new rubber examination gloves. Rob commissioned a series of portraits for several online and print editorials at the London Studio.

 

A professional business headshot is an opportunity to portray a brand image to potential customers who aren’t just researching ‘what’ you do. They are just as interested in who you are. I have many years experience working with companies to create polished business portraits. You will find my friendly and professional approach helps put even the most photo-phobic at ease.

 

You can either visit my studios in London, Liverpool or Leeds. Or I can come to your office setting up a mini-studio, including lighting and a portable background. I can either replicate a picture you like, or I’m happy to advise on a style which would work best for your purposes. I’ll provide you with a selection of shots, generally showing a range of different expressions to help you fine-tune the corporate image you wish to put across. Read More…..

Rob Gros Portrait, Photographer Rory Lewis London

Rob Gros Portrait, Photographer Rory Lewis London

Rob Gros Portrait, Photographer Rory Lewis London

Summer 2018 Photography Workshops London

Rory Lewis Photographer has made an outstanding contribution to photography and the visual arts, creating consistently imaginative and thought-provoking portraits. Sir Ian McKellen, Sir Patrick Stewart, Ian McShane, Sir Derek Jacobi, Natalie Dormer, and many others have sat for Rory and his unique style is becoming renown.

 

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London 2018! THREE Photography Workshops on their way over the Summer. From Portraiture, to Fine Art Nude. You can learn more in one day than months of reading about photographic technique.

Rory Lewis Session with Sir Patrick Stewart

Whether you are a total beginner or a semi-professional photographer. Rory’s Professional Digital Photography Courses will give you the knowledge and hands-on practical experience to succeed as a Freelance Photographer or to simply make better photos as a Hobby.


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ALL courses are practical tuition sessions giving you plenty of time to learn hands on the skills taught. Enabling you to work with professional models on the day and capture amazing photography for your portfolio. Group sizes are kept small to 10-15 delegates so you can get hands on in the practical tutorials. Rory uses fun, practical learning techniques for all his digital photography courses. You will work professional models to hone your skills and walk away with new photography techniques.

Delegate Feedback

” In one word “Inspiring” “Rory was open to and encouraged all questions, which were answered in detail. Rory shared his extensive lighting knowledge in addition to how to bring out the character in a portrait subject in a fun. informal, enjoyable manner. Would recommend this course to any portrait photographer wanting to improve their craft.” 

Dorothy Via ReviewCentre.com


“Excellent photography workshop. We went through 8 different light set ups starting with a single light source and ending up with two light sources with the tightest control of the light. There was a lot to take in and was very happy with the photos I took. The breadth of the material covered was excellent. Very pleased to have attended. Thanks Rory!”

Adrian Via ReviewCentre.com

 

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Art Nude Photography Course London

Saturday 21st July 2018

10:00am-16:00pm

Farringdon Studio
2 Bleeding Heart Yard
EC1N 8SJ London
United Kingdom

£164.00


“This Course is a Must for the Art Nude Photographer,  On the Day a published  art nude model will be modelling throughout the Workshop” Great chance to capture a diverse portfolio.

An Internationally published MODEL will be provided for you to shoot. Advice will be given on lighting, direction and posing. Teaching is presented in an easy to understand relaxed and entertaining manner.”


Low Key (Chiaroscuro Lighting) Portrait Masterclass

Saturday, 28th July, 2018

10:00am-16:00pm

Farringdon Studio
2 Bleeding Heart Yard
EC1N 8SJ London
United Kingdom

£154.00


In this practical workshop you will learn how to use the correct lighting methods to sculpt the light perfectly illuminating your subjects in low key. We will utilise different modifiers including barn doors, snoots, reflectors, and Flags. Working with a Professional Model with amazing bone structure and facial expression. This course is a MUST for all those enthusiastic portrait photographers who want to improve their low key lighting technique and capture amazing shots for their portfolios.


PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHY MASTERCLASS

Saturday 4th August 2018

10:00am-16:00pm

Farringdon Studio
2 Bleeding Heart Yard
EC1N 8SJ London
United Kingdom

£154.00


You will walk away from this course with the skill to develop and improve your portrait photography techniques. From Beginners to Intermediate Photographers, these sessions cater for the amateur and semi-professional. Learn studio flash lighting, develop your understanding of studio technique and test using photographic models.


George Kafetzis Actors Headshots

Actor George Kafetzis in need of an update of his actors headshots portfolio, booked my package one session at the London studio. Working through three clothing and lighting changes, I expertly directed George to depict several different characters. From a father to a detective and a villain, all these complimenting his casting profile.

 

If you’re in need of an update, or if you are even just starting out as an actor. Make the right choice for your actors headshots. Professional, inventive, expertly directed, relaxed sessions by Rory Lewis actors headshots photographer.

 

Whether you’re based in London, Liverpool or Leeds. Rory Lewis photographer can provide a unique service, capturing dynamic and powerful Actors Headshots. Headshots which enable you to stand out from the crowd and gain the interest of agencies and casting directors. 

George Kafetzis Actors Headshots London Rory Lewis Photographer

George Kafetzis Actors Headshots London Rory Lewis Photographer

George Kafetzis Actors Headshots London Rory Lewis Photographer

George Kafetzis Actors Headshots London Rory Lewis Photographer

Powerful Actors Headshots Liverpool, Leeds, London Photographer Rory Lewis

Sir Patrick Stewart, Sir Ian McKellen Headshots Photographer Rory Lewis, Liverpool, Manchester, Leeds, London

Whether you’re an Actor or Actress based in London, Liverpool or Leeds. Rory Lewis Photographer can provide a unique service. Capturing dynamic and powerful Actors Headshots. Headshots which enable you to stand out from the crowd and gain the interest of agencies and casting directors. 

Don’t choose a provincial photographer with little or no experience. Choose a photographer who has worked with the stars of stage and screen in London, New York, and Los Angeles. A photographer whose headshots represent some of the biggest names of stage and screen. Sir Patrick Stewart, to Sir Ian McKellen, Sir Derek Jacobi, Natalie Dormer, Iain Glen, Ian McShane, William Shatner and many more. 

Iain Glen Actors Headshots Photographer Rory Lewis

Capturing the perfect headshot requires time, and when you book a session with Rory Lewis you will enjoy a  relaxed service. A professional photographer should also be a skilled director. On the day of your session, Rory will direct you with inventive scenarios to bring out your acting talent. In other words acting to camera, as to show potential agents your energy, your vibe and your ability as an Actor. 

Toby Jones Rory Lewis London Headshots Actress Actors Photographer

Rory’s recent  session with Actor Julian Bleach, star of the Borgias and Doctor Who, illustrates how talent and acting ability can be conveyed. Julian’s appearance is retained, very little air-brushing is applied. This is very important if you wish to present your image to casting directors. The expression is distant yet aloof, it has energy, it draws the eye, this is what your headshot needs to evoke. 

Your headshot is your first point of contact with any agency or casting director. If it doesn’t stand out; if it doesn’t have the energy; the raw talent which demonstrates your craft. Your headshot won’t work for you. Headshots are a very big investment to an actor, sessions are expensive. You need to make your headshot work for you. It represents you and your character your style, your talent and it must reflect all these things. 

Logan McPeak LA Headshots Rory Lewis Photographer

Most of Rory’s headshot sessions with Celebrities last 15-20 minutes, this is all the time he is allotted to capture the stars of stage and screen. In this time Rory has to think fast, breaking the ice and directing these talented actors to capture the headshot which will represent them for the next 12 months to – 2 years. Just think about what Rory can do for you in 1 hour, creating a powerful headshot which will enable you to stand out from the crowd.

Look at Rory’s session with Sir Patrick Stewart, Sir Patrick’s striking and undeniable acting ability is presented to the lens. Sharp and solemn expressions hold the viewer. If your image doesn’t inspire the viewer, provoke the imagination, it won’t stand out it will be viewed for a split second without consideration. 

 

It is time to think about your headshot photographer, don’t settle for the cheap, shabby, and quick passport-like photo service, which inexperienced photographers may offer. Select the finest Actors Headshot photographer available. 

 

 

Lieutenant Commander Trewinnard-Boyle Portrait Sitting

From a recent portrait commission with Royal Navy Officer Lieutenant Commander Trewinnard-Boyle. Who arranged a portrait sitting at the London Studio. Shortly retiring from active service, the Commander wanted a record of his Royal Navy career and a portrait which his family will cherish for generations to come.

 (Rory Lewis)

Based in London Rory Lewis is the UK’s foremost Military Portraitist Photographer, who is regularly commissioned to photograph high profile Military Officers for all three branches of the Military Army, RAF & Royal Navy. Portraits are very important to military personal, to be captured in Uniform looking ones best and in full finery can fill one with pride for the service. Rory Lewis Photographer offers a comprehensive service to Members of the Armed Forces, RAF, Royal Navy and Army who are looking to capture a professional portrait. Read More…..

 

 (Rory Lewis) (Rory Lewis)

Actress Shereener Browne London Actors Headshots

Actress Shereener Browne has exchanged her law career for the stage. Being in great need of an update of her actress headshots. Shereener booked my package two option giving her plenty of time to relax and enjoy the session.

 

Working through five clothing and lighting changes, I expertly directed Shereener to depict several different characters, complimenting her casting profile. From a mother, to a detective and even a villain.

 

If you are in need of an update or if you are even just starting out as an Actor. Make the Right Choice for Your Actors Headshots. Professional, Inventive, Expertly Directed, Relaxed Sessions. Rory Lewis Actors Headshots Photographer.

Cameron Tricker Actors Headshots

Actor Cameron Tricker, arranged his first body of Actors Headshots at the Liverpool Studio. Opting for Package One, Cameron enjoyed a one hour Actors Headshots photoshoot, with 3 lighting and clothing changes, allowing for a variation of expressions, and poses.

 

Cameron’s Google Review

 

“Rory provided a really relaxed and friendly atmosphere for the session to take place in, which made it a breeze. The photo’s were brilliant as well, and for a fair price.”

Mark Brent London Actors Headhsots

Mark Brent is an actor who is going places, known for his roles in Dirtymoney, Scarlet Says and East Enders. Mark sought a quintessential portfolio of new headshots. Wanting to wow potential casting directors. Admiring my sittings with Sir Ian McKellen and Sir Patrick Stewart. Mark arranged his Actors Headshots photoshoot at the London Studio.

 

Opting for Package Two which offers a two hour sitting, Mark had plenty of time to relax and enjoy the session. The package presents the actor with plenty of shooting time, clothing changes and different lighting setups. Make the Right Choice for Your Actors Headshots. Professional, Inventive, Expertly Directed, Relaxed Sessions. Rory Lewis Actors Headshots Photographer.

London Actors Headshots, Mark Brent Actor Rory Lewis London Actors Headshots Photographer

Mark Brent’s Google Review

“Rory Lewis’s actors headshot work is exceptional, interesting and captivating, he is way ahead of the game. Rory is fun and easy to work, the session was almost effortless and yet the results are magnificent. Mark Brent”

London Actors Headshots, Mark Brent Actor Rory Lewis London Actors Headshots Photographer

London Actors Headshots, Mark Brent Actor Rory Lewis London Actors Headshots Photographer

London Actors Headshots, Mark Brent Actor Rory Lewis London Actors Headshots Photographer

General Sir Nick Carter, KCB, CBE, DSO, ADC Portrait Sitting

My latest Portrait commission from the British Army took place with General Sir Nick Carter, KCB, CBE, DSO, ADC Chief of the General Staff. The General was in need of a portrait to be placed on the wall of former army leaders. The sitting was indeed very historical as the portrait will be viewed by the General’s successors for many years to come. My aim was to capture the General, as the man he is, a leader, no vanity, no pomp of the dress uniform, tall and proud. I’m looking forward to seeing how the portrait is received.

General Sir Nicholas Carter, KCB, CBE, DSO, ADC Military Portrait Photographer Rory Lewis