Taking corporate and editorial portraits on location using environmental backgrounds outside, is a fun challenge integrating the subject, environment and light can be problematic if the ambient light is not quite right, e.g. harsh sunlight, deep shadows etc. The images below were taken on location in London, Surrey, Sussex and Kent. The photographs combine both [...]
Last year I was commissioned to take a series of images demonstrating the use of Nervecentre Software on mobile devices and computers. The shoot took place in a studio with both professional models and staff over a full day, photographing various scenarios where the EPR would be used in a clinical setting. Nervecentre Software design [...]
Some great highlights from another varied year shooting corporate portraits, healthcare, products, events and architecture. Nearly all the work shown was taken in London.
This year I was commissioned to take a series of images for a multi channel advertising campaign 'Looking after you' by Spire Healthcare. The shoot took place within Sunbeam studios West London. The studio was selected because of the beautiful Edwardian sash windows and quite small white walled space. The concept was to portray a doctor interacting [...]
Recent commission photographing WS Planning & Architecture's latest renovation project in Brighton.
Had a great time last week at the WS Planning & Architecture Team Conference, held in the historical Oxted Barn Theatre. Thanks to @WS_PA for inviting me to speak about my 20 year career and also to share some advice on shooting architectural photography. It was also a pleasure to meet and hear Charles Holland of … Read More
Last year I was commissioned to take a series of patient ambassador portraits for the National Institute of Health Research's new campaign 'I Am Research'. The brief asked for the patient ambassadors to be shot within an environmental background that should different between each ambassador. I was to attend a meeting in London that the [...]
Photograph of Somerset House and Courtyard. Taken in 2001 on large format film (4×5 inches) with an Arca Swiss monorail camera. Copyright © Alex Orrow. All rights Reserved.
A selection of commissioned and non commissioned photography from last year.
Top tips to get the best creative corporate portrait of you or your staff. Corporate portrait photography should be enjoyable and undemanding. I can show you how this can be achieved through preparation and a concise brief. I have a great fondness for taking photographs of people and I am very privileged that photography allows me [...]