Wednesday, 7 November 2012

Sky High

A few posters from my recent shoot for Sky. The campaign also included Sir Chris Hoy, Perri Shakes-Drayton, and a host of Sky viewers and staff.

Sunday, 19 August 2012


I don't know about you but I thought the Olympics were really rather good. Boothnation's Adidas photobooths in Loughborough and Stratford photographed all of Team GB and many more athletes over seven weeks. Here are just three from the set. But who are they? Answers on a postcard please.

Tuesday, 31 July 2012

Pop Art at the Photobooth Festival

Just three shots from the Pop Art Photobooth taken at our wildly popular Photobooth Festival. Ten different booths captured an amazing 18,000 images over two happy days. To see more shots click here.

Friday, 22 June 2012

So wish I had a ticket

An inspiring ten days traversing the country to photograph some of Team GB's Olympic hopefuls for Camelot.  You just wouldn't believe their dedication. Sadly, I'll be rooting for each and every one of them from the comfort of my living room. Anyone got a ticket to spare? 
Art direction by Caroline Dolan.

Thursday, 21 June 2012

The Photo Booth Festival

Be part of history at the World's first ever Photobooth Festival on Saturday 21st of July. Indulge yourself and the family in some of the most innovative and creative booths on the planet.
Featured booths include Dinky Dub (the campervan booth) fresh from Latitude, the Pop Art Booth (thanks Andy), the Discobooth (Ah, Ah, Ah, stayin alive) and the Toddlerbooth (the World's smallest).

Free makeovers courtesy of The Powder Puff Girls with Rough Trade DJs on the decks. Bean About Town will delight your palate as you marvel at your moment in the spotlight.
The first of it's kind in the history of photography. If you've ever had fun in a photobooth  you really will love this. To secure your place in history just click here.

Wednesday, 16 May 2012

Look in the eyes. Don't look around the eyes!

Here's a shot from a lovely day spent in the company of the charming and multi talented Derren Brown. His wonderful show Svengali returns to London in July. I've seen it, it's fab. If you need an antidote to the  Olympics, go and see Svengali.

Wednesday, 28 March 2012


An image from last Sunday's shoot which was titled Headspace. Back to basics with a very simple lighting set up. This little girl will surely go far.
To see the rest of the shoot click here.

Tuesday, 20 March 2012


Had a moment this evening to review some of this year's Sunday Shoots. This portrait from January reminds me what a privilege it is to have an open public shoot each week.

Wednesday, 14 March 2012

The Seating Plan

Last Sunday's shoot was called The Seating Plan, ariel views of the public in my very basic set. A fun shoot with some lovely surprise guests. To see the project please click here.

Tuesday, 28 February 2012

Skinner Dipping

A steamy shoot for Sport Relief with the lovely Frank Skinner at Marshall Street Baths. Frank's challenge for this year's Sport Relief may well eclipse some of the other participant's  feats in terms of sheer bravery. Frank is learning to swim. He will face his lifelong fear of water by swimming 25 meters in front of millions of viewers on Sport Relief Weekend (23rd-25th March). Well, that's the plan anyway. To find out more and to find out how you can take part please click here. Good luck Frank.

Monday, 20 February 2012

Hello Sailor!

Sir Robin Knox Johnston was the first person to sail single handed and non-stop around the world.This epic journey took place between June 1968 and April 1969. He went on to have an illustrious sailing career winning just about every race there is. Despite being nautical royalty he regaled us all throughout the shoot with many a salty tale and his distinctive brand of humour. He very kindly sent me a copy of his book 'A World of My Own' , the gripping account of his extraordinary journey. I read it in one sitting. I have a new hero!

Ade Edmondson lets rip

This month's cover feature for Reader's Digest featuring the life force that is Adrian Edmondson. The article is on his take on happiness and I had planned to have him jumping for joy. Unfortunately the poor man turned up with a broken foot so that idea was shelved. Memories of  The Young One's Vyvyan bursting through the title frame for 'The Good Life' inspired this hastily prepared set up.

Monday, 30 January 2012

Table Setting

Mrs Ryan and I bought this table back in 1990. Although the family have out grown it, I never had the heart to get rid of it. Yesterday's Sunday Shoot saw it back in action once more as visitors got to experience it's knotty charms in a table top portrait session. The project will be online from Wednesday. 

Tuesday, 24 January 2012

Ugo Boss!

Rugby stars Ugo Monye, Tim Payne and Danny Care all took part in this charity shoot in aid of the Prostate Cancer Charity. Funds and much needed awareness are being raised through sales of 'The Blue' a custom fitted mouthguard. Ugo was very charming. He called me a complete flanker. At least that's what I think he said.....

Tuesday, 17 January 2012

Stars on Sunday

A wonderful first Sunday Shoot of the year. Winter brings out the characters and it was my joyous privilege to photograph the hardy souls who braved the chill to visit the studio on this frosty morn. To see the rest of the shoot click here.