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


Exhibition Sponsors

Northerners Manchester Open Evening


I was Delighted to Showcase my Northerners Exhibition at Calumet Photographic Manchester this evening. It was wonderful to meet members of the Public gage-ing their feedback and thoughts about the Work. Forces TV Jessie Philips popped along to the exhibit featuring an Interview with Myself Below.

The event raised money for UNICEF through the Auction of a rare Sir Patrick Stewart Signed Print from the Collection. Northerners will now be moving to London from 24th Nov – 2nd Jan 2015 with an Open Evening on 28th November 2014. If you would like to attend please see Full Details on the Exhibition Main Page.


The Portrait Salon Photography Exhibition (2014)

Sir Ian Murray McKellen, CH CBE (born 25 May 1939) is an English actor.[2][3] He is the recipient of six Laurence Olivier Awards, a Tony Award, a Golden Globe Award, a Screen Actors Guild Award, a BIF Award, two Saturn Awards, four Drama Desk Awards and two Critics' Choice Awards. He has also received two Academy Award nominations, four BAFTA nominations and five Emmy Award nominations. McKellen's work spans genres ranging from Shakespearean and modern theatre to popular fantasy and science fiction. His notable film roles include Gandalf in The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit trilogies and Magneto in the X-Men films. McKellen was appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire in 1979,[4] was knighted in 1991 for services to the performing arts,[5] and was made a Companion of Honour for services to drama and to equality, in the 2008 New Year Honours.[6] Sir Ian was awarded an honorary Doctorate of Letters by Cambridge University on 18 June 2014.[7] (Rory Lewis)

Sir Ian McKellen Taken 1st May 2014 Copyright Rory Lewis Photographer 

Rory Lewis Photographers Portrait of Sir Ian McKellen, rejected by the Taylor Wessing Portrait Prize has been chosen from 1000’s of rejected submissions to feature in this years Portrait Salon Exhibition.”


‘In 2011 photographers Carole Evans and James O Jenkins created Portrait Salon to show the best of the rejected images from the National Portrait Gallery’s annual Taylor Wessing Portrait Prize.’ Portrait Salon is now in it’s fourth year. For the first time, will be exhibiting prints which have been submitted to and rejected by the Taylor Wessing NPG Photographic Portrait Prize, in an exhibition which will tour the UK.”


Portrait Salon 2014

The print exhibition will open at Four Corners, London and then tour to the following locations;