I have worked in many different fields from celebrity portraits, corporate, commercial, models, cars, interiors, reportage and wedding photography (www.stephenperryphotography.com)
Personal passions. My first love is photography itself. My natural instinct is the photography of people from any walk of life. I pride myself in capturing people's personalities in my images. In the same way I like to bring out the personality of your business. I have a good understanding of people and know that being photographed is more enjoyable if you're relaxed and confident. Humour has played an important part in my life and I have always enjoyed a good laugh - mostly at my own expense. I also like to add a touch of humour to my work if it's relevant.
I have learnt the art and the technical side of lighting from 30 years experience and my own personal journey experimenting and seeing what works. Photography is a craft and an art and I love both of these elements.
Aside from people I love the art of interior design and the creativity behind it. I love cars and what makes them interesting to look at. There are many other things I love, the natural landscape for example, but the overriding passion is to capture all of it the best way I possibly can.
The pictures on this website have years of learning behind them and are mostly taken for specific commercial clients and I will always listen to a clients needs before adding my passion to the mix. I am comfortable directing a large crowd or individuals so please feel free to also contact me if you are looking for personal images for yourself as well as those wanting photographs for your company/organization. I mainly cover the London and Midlands areas but I'm happy to discuss any location you have in mind.
SOME NICE THINGS PEOPLE HAVE SAID:
A consummate professional, I have no hesitation to recommend Stephen for his incredible work in all fields of photography. He is a perfectionist in every detail of his work, able to adapt very quickly without ever compromising the brief. Ive always been impressed with his ability to create sophisticated, playful yet clean imagery in both architecture and portraiture whilst remaining one of the UK's prominent beauty photographers. I have worked with Stephen over many years and would so again without a second thought.
Stephen was extremely professional and engaging. He intuitively gained a real sense of who I am and what I wanted to achieve through my photo's for my business website. Subsequently, I have received some great feedback! I would " highly recommend " working with Stephen.
Stephen is a true visionary. Having certain expectation working with him on photoshoots, I am always amazed by the fact that the photographs will always go that little bit beyond what I had imagined. He is methodical yet spontaneous and can see things through his camera lens that us mere mortals can only dream of. The results are art, not just photographs.
Assistant Photographer at Kiran Mane
It’s always pleasure and honour to work with Stephen Perry. He is very calm, organised, and knows what he does and wants from his every assignment. He has many of years experience in photographic business and working with him is delight as you get to learn, know, and understand how and why he does his assignments in that manner. I always look forward to work with Stephen as he guides and explains to you in his sweet and humble way.
I always look forward working with Stephen.
I have worked with Stephen many times on shoots, videos and workshops and every time is AWESOME! Shooting is always fun, absolute breeze and of course the results are mind blowing - every single time!! I adore his work and style, and there I nothing he cannot photograph to an outstanding standard!
I have also worked on Photography training courses with Stephen, where he teaches other photographers whatever they want to know basically! There is nothing this man doesn't know about photography, lighting and shooting (anything at all not just models!) He is so inspirational, passionate and full of an infectious energy....it was great to see the photographers (students) looking genuinely enlightened and enthusiastic and at the end extremely happy!
Stephen has a brilliant way with people, he is relaxed and friendly, like your best friend within 30 seconds and absolutely genuine, just one of those cool chilled out guys that gets on with everyone!
Very very highly recommended for absolutely everything to do with photography, and even making tea ;) creative genius :D
PROFESSOR Alessandra Lemma
Unit Director, Psychological Therapies Development Unit, Tavistock Clinic/Visiting Professor, Psychoanalysis Unit, UCL
“Stephen is that rare bred of photographer who manages to combine high level technical skill with psychological sophistication: he understands the complexities of the emotional experience of being photographed and works with you to help you enjoy the experience and gain confidence.”
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