All posts tagged: Rory Lewis

1854 Presents: Rory Lewis

23rd June, 6PM (UK Time) | Pre-register now to watch for free From 1854 Media and British Journal of Photography, 1854 Presents hosts free virtual artist talks, Q&As, panel discussions and more with leading figures in contemporary photography. This week, 1854 Presents: Rory Lewis. Rory Lewis is a dedicated portrait photographer who has spent over a decade capturing many of the world’s most recognised faces. Sitters have included the likes of William Shatner, David Cameron, Dame Judi Dench, Sir Derek Jacobi, Iain Glen and Natalie Dormer. Rory’s images have been exhibited on both sides of the Atlantic, with several of his portraits having been acquired by the National Portrait Gallery in London. In this free and exclusive live stream event, Rory will unpack his approach to portraiture alongside key sittings from his portfolio, including Patrick Stewart, Sir Ian McKellen and others. He will be discussing technique, lighting, direction and the broader inspiration behind his work. Pre-register now to watch for free, and stay tuned for more 1854 Presents livestream events View the archive of talks …

2020-07-22T11:13:37+01:00

Portrait of Britain returns to screens across the UK this September

Portrait of Britain returns for a second year with 100 more images that encapsulate life the length and breadth of the UK. From almost 8,000 entries this year, the final hundred will now be displayed in a digital exhibition across JCDecaux screens in shopping centres and commuter hubs around the country throughout September. In partnership with Nikon, the photography giant, Portrait of Britain aims to show the social and cultural diversity of people in the UK and showcase everyday citizens and unsung heroes in a gallery of the people, by the people, for the people. Simon Bainbridge, Editorial Director at the British Journal of Photography, was excited about the latest portraits for 2017, saying, “Collectively, the portraits celebrate the unique heritage and diversity of modern Britain, as much as its thriving photography culture and the myriad styles and approaches they employ in their work.”

2017-10-05T12:02:21+01:00

BJP Staff