Author: Michael Wharley

 

 

BIG at the Brits – Shooting the Mastercard Brits Campaign 2024 with trailblazing students

BIG at the Brits – Shooting the Mastercard Brits Campaign 2024 with trailblazing students

Behind the scenes on an exhilaratingly creative campaign for the 2024 Brit Awards, shot with Craft McCann & Mastercard, featuring fantastically talented design & music students at The Brit School. And I do mean BIG: 60ft banner big!

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Andrew Garfield Meets Big Brother

Andrew Garfield Meets Big Brother

I photographed Andrew Garfield for Audible as a new all-star audio dramatisation of Orwell’s classic 1988 is released, also starring Andrew Scott, Cynthia Erivo & Tom Hardy.

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Pitch Perfect Pics: Kedar Williams-Stirling on the spot

Pitch Perfect Pics: Kedar Williams-Stirling on the spot

Portraits of Sex Education star Kedar Williams-Stirling for the April edition London Theatre Magazine cover, as he opens on the West End in football drama Red Pitch.

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Poster Boys Gatiss & Flynn Act Up in the West End

Poster Boys Gatiss & Flynn Act Up in the West End

Inside a fantastic commission to shoot the poster & portraits for the West End transfer of The Motive and The Cue, starring Mark Gatiss, Johnny Flynn & Tuppence Middleton.

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Two summery campaigns selected for Lurzers Best Advertising Photographers 2024

Two summery campaigns selected for Lurzers Best Advertising Photographers 2024

Lovely news to start the year: two recent campaigns I shot were selected by the judges at Lurzers Archive for the prestigious 200 Best Advertising Photographers 2024 print edition.

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editorial | news | photography | portraiture
Wreathed in Smiles: shooting Frank Skinner for the Observer

Wreathed in Smiles: shooting Frank Skinner for the Observer

All about my Observer Magazine commission to shoot legendary comedian Frank Skinner for the Xmas Eve edition cover.

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editorial | news | photography | portraiture
We’re Steel Here: Standing at the Sky’s Edge in London Theatre Magazine

We’re Steel Here: Standing at the Sky’s Edge in London Theatre Magazine

Shooting the three female leads of the hit Richard Hawley musical Standing at The Sky's Edge: Laura Pitt Pulford, Rachel Wooding & Elizabeth Ayodele for the cover of the March edition London Theatre Magazine.

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Joseph Fiennes Plays Ball in Dear England

Joseph Fiennes Plays Ball in Dear England

A cover story commission for  the Premiere Edition of London Theatre Magazine, to shoot portraits of the Shakespeare in Love & The Handmaid's Tale star as he returns to the West End stage as Gareth Southgate in James Graham's hit National Theatre play, Dear England.

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Sparks Fly in Autistic-Led Drama Campaign

Sparks Fly in Autistic-Led Drama Campaign

Going behind the scenes on the large-scale production of my imagery shot for groundbreaking drama A Kind of Spark, that both centres neurodivergence & is led by neurodivergent teams.

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Acorn Antics: actress Charity Wakefield shot at dawn.

Acorn Antics: actress Charity Wakefield shot at dawn.

My portraits of 'The Great' star & The Woodland Trust ambassador Charity Wakefield, shot in Brockwell Park for Broadleaf Magazine.

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awards | news | photography | portraiture
Moor Passion: shooting Emma Mackey as Emily

Moor Passion: shooting Emma Mackey as Emily

Scaling wuthering Yorkshire heights to capture poster imagery of Emma Mackey in Emily, Frances O' Connor's feature debut about the 'strange' Brontë, out now from Warner Brothers.

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Fry Up!  Jim Broadbent strides into new poster campaign

Fry Up! Jim Broadbent strides into new poster campaign

My campaign featuring an adventuring Jim Broadbent & stoic Penelope Wilton hits the streets & screens, shot with Creative Partnership for eOne & Embankment.

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Footballer Sean Clare’s changing face in Portrait of Britain

Footballer Sean Clare’s changing face in Portrait of Britain

My portrait of Charlton Athletic footballer Sean Clare, shot hours before a life changing operation is selected for Portrait of Britain 2022.

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Gold…GOLD! Classical Beats Wins at the AOP Awards

Gold…GOLD! Classical Beats Wins at the AOP Awards

Portraits from my 'Classical Beats on Brixton Streets: the Brixton Chamber Orchestra' project won Gold in the Documentary Category at the AOP Awards, in a night packed with stunning imagery and a whole lot of people!

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behind the scenes | environmental | photography | portraiture
Unfortunate suckers the competition!

Unfortunate suckers the competition!

My tentacled tcampaign for Unfortunate wins the Advertising category at The Spotlight Awards

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