Michael Wharley Photography
Stunning Photography, Striking Portraits & Cinematic Advertising Imagery for Screen, Stage & Brands from Michael Wharley.
Gugu Mbatha Raw
The star of The Morning Show, Loki and Motherless Brooklyn featuring on Grazia Magazine's first ever e-cover.
Campaign shot for UK premiere of Dave Malloy’s Preludes, a musical Fantasia set in the hypnotised mind of Sergei Rachmaninoff as he attempts to overcome writer’s block through hypnotherapy.
Classical beats on Brixton Streets
The diverse, energetic, classically-trained young players of the Brixton Chamber Orchestra, photographed playing at iconic and less well-known spots around Brixton.
David & Jessica Oyelowo in Ten Per Cent (Call My Agent)
Real life husband-&-wife team David & Jessica Oyelowo shot for the BRON production Ten Per Cent (the UK Call My Agent)
Poster key art, on set stills and specials shot on location during a glorious autumn at Seven Sisters, to promote the Lionsgate and Embankment film 'Summerland,' starring Gemma Arterton.
Doctor Who: Time Fracture
Campaign shot for the experiential Dr Who show from Immersive Everywhere and the BBC.
The writer of Black Mirror & Screenwipe shot for Netflix
The dancer & artist in movement
Legally Blonde: The Musical at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre
Our Lady of Kibeho Poster Art
Award winning campaign for the Olivier-nominated Theatre Royal Stratford East production.
Ralph Fiennes in Straight Line Crazy
The star of Harry Potter and Schindler's List shot for the searing production of David Hare's new play at The Bridge Theatre.
Carrie Hope Fletcher
Singer, actor & author Carrie Hope Fletcher shot for her 2023 'An Open Book' Tour for LiveNation
Mindful Mum from Olivia Lee
Campaign imagery shot on location for Comedian Olivia Lee's tongue-in-cheek mindfulness album 'Mindful Mum' for Decca Records.
Portraits of the Bake Off Star to support his 2022 Tour
In a Green Shade: The English & Nature
Environmental portraits exploring our shared national love of this green & pleasant land: from managing a mega-farm to tending a beloved allotment, from rewilding a county to strolling in the countryside...
Julian Clary and Matthew Kelly shot for the revival of the Ronal Harwood classic
Michael Balogun & Giles Tererra
Portraits of the actors Michael Balogun & Giles Tererra
& Juliet Campaign 2021
Poster Imagery & Press portraits for the reopening of & Juliet
Shooting Neil Maskell as the revenging Bull in Paul Andrew William’s brutal & subversive new thriller, released by Signature and debuting at the BFI London Film Festival in the ‘Thrill’ theme.
Portraits of singer Lucie Jones for her UK tour
Jekyll & Hyde
Jekyll & Hyde from Lambert Jackson
The actor Stephen Boxer from The Crown
Portraits of the singer Will Young
A dramatic project drawing on my acting career & shot to benefit charity Acting for Others. While some Attitudes are melodramatic or absurd to a modern eye, others still ring true today...
Alice Lowe, the writer-director-actor of Prevenge shot for her film's poster imagery, released by Kaleidoscope.
Amer Chadha Patel
Portraits of the actor and director, star of The Third Day and Rabbit.
Free Flow ‘Fro: A Natural Hair Project
Celebrating afro-textured hair in all its nuanced variety, capturing a diverse contemporary British community of Black and Mixed Race sitters from all walks of life.
A Waterloo Sunset with actor Christy Matthews
Emma Mackey in feature film Emily
Emma Mackey as Emily Bronte in Frances O'Conner's feature debut Emily for Tempo/Embankment/Warner
Moody location-shot work for a production starring Michelle Collins as a faded Marilyn Monroe impersonator on the Vegas strip.
Cast portraits for this modern classic emo-rock musical for the Manchester Hope Theatre.
Creative // Creation
An artist, an object, 30 minutes, 1 portrait. A colourful, playful project exploring the space between creator and creation.
Ruthie Henshall in Sondheim’s Passion
Ruthie Henshall in the revival of Sondheim's Passion
The electro-pop singer shot in the chill winter's sun in South London
Key art and portraits shot for the UK tour of the hit musical adapted from the beloved film.
These Four Walls
As the UK went into Corona lockdown in March 2020, all shoots were cancelled, and the borders of life shrank to a few rooms and a daily walk. I decided to do something unusual for me, and make home my subject...
Adrian Mole West End Campaign
Poster imagery for the West End transfer of the hit musical.
The St Matthew’s Project, Brixton
The volunteer coaches of St Matthew's FC, providing structured sessions for young people of all ages from the local estate communities.
The Wife of Willesden
Clare Perkins starring in Zadie Smith's KIlburn-set adaptation of Chaucer's The Wife of Bath.
Claud Jackson author of ‘From Guns to God’
Claud Jackson author of 'From Guns to God'
Environmental portraits of the head and assistant brewer at craft brewery Ridgeside, based in Meanwood, Leeds.
Monopoly Lifesized & Junior Edition campaigns shot for Hasbro, Gamepath & IAMarketing
Sara Crowe (Four Weddings and a Funeral) & Judy Flynn (Dinnerladies) in Sheila's Island
When Magic Goes Wrong
When Magic Goes Wrong for Mischief's West End run
Being Mr Wickham
Adrian Lukas in Being Mr Wickham
Apollo 13 Key Art
Promotional imagery shot for Original Theatre Company's innovative online lockdown show about the ill-fated but ultimately heroic moon-mission.
Into the Night
Portraits shot to accompany 'Into the Night: The Story of the Penlee Lifeboat', the Original Theatre production marking the 40th anniversary of the tragedy, commemorating those lost.
The Weir On Set Campaign
Key art shot with studio lighting on set, working with the cast of English Touring Theatre's production of the haunting Conor McPherson play.
Jimmy Akingbola – Bel Air
Portraits of the actor, the star of Fresh Prince reboot Bel-Air, playing Geoffrey the Butler.
Joe McElderry for ‘Freedom’ tour
Joe McElderry for 'Freedom' tour
Cold Water Swimmers of Brockwell Lido
Before and after portraits of swimmers who brave 3-6 degree water through the winter in the name of fitness & fun, at this South London institution.
Alex Jennings in The Southbury Child
Alex Jennings in The Southbury Child for The bridge Theatre
Making Spaces: Artists in their Studios
Dramatic automotive narrative portrait project shot on location.