Sir Derek Jacobi Photoshoot

Sir Derek Jacobi Portrait Sitting London Rory Lewis PhotographerA “forceful, commanding stage presence” Sir Derek Jacobi is one of the most Celebrated British Stage Actors of our Time. Sir Derek’s talent was recognised at a young age by Laurence Olivier. Though principally a stage actor, Jacobi has appeared in a number of television series and films; series such as I, Claudius, for which he won a BAFTA; in the acclaimed medieval drama series Cadfael, and as Stanley Baldwin in The Gathering Storm. Films such as Henry V, Dead Again, Gladiator, Gosford Park, The Golden Compass, The King’s Speech and My Week with MarilynHe holds a British knighthood and has been appointed a Knight 1st Class of the Order of the Dannebrog. Recently I wrote to Sir Derek to request a portrait sitting, and I was delighted when he accepted my invitation.

 

Photographed in London, it was a privilege to meet Sir Derek. I just wanted to take a plain and simply lit portrait, and directed Jacobi to pose solemnly and with little emotion.Sir Derek Jacobi Portrait Sitting London 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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