LPA Photographers / New Signing! / Ray Massey

November 27, 2014

We’re thrilled to announce the latest addition to the LPA roster, Ray Massey!

Ray specialises in liquids, drinks and still life photography, and has amassed an impressive and lengthy client list over the years. With a passion for problem solving, Ray combines complex staging with the exciting unpredictability that comes with shooting liquids to ensure everything he produces is both dynamic and technically adept.  Working from a beautiful studio in Camden, he is supported by a team of experienced retouchers, model makers, artists and stylists, and we’re all excited to see Ray bring his incredible diversity to lots of new commissions!

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LPA Photographers / Charlotte Tolhurst / Arden’s

November 21, 2014

New recruit Charlotte Tolhurst is off to a brilliant start here at LPA, and for her first blog entry we’re kicking off with with these striking shots for Arden’s baked goods.

Charlotte was commissioned to photograph each of the Arden’s products with their ‘perfect pairings’, beautifully capturing the rich colours against the dusty backdrops.

Charlotte’s fresh, bright and contemporary approach to food photography lends itself perfectly to both creative editorial jobs and more technical packaging shots, and we can’t wait to watch her already impressive body of work grow!

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LPA Futures / Holly Pickering / Palm PR / The Duppy Share

November 19, 2014

LPA Futures Holly Pickering has been continuing her fabulous work for premium rum brand The Duppy Share with these images shot a few weeks ago. 

The ideal Christmas gift (well a gift at any time of the year!) Holly is helping to bring a slice of Caribbean sun to grey London with these fun and vibrant shots. We especially love the image for Carnival and will definitely be taking some of our own Duppy Share cocktails there next year!

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LPA Photographers / Andy Smith / New Website!

November 18, 2014

LPA Photographer Andy Smith has launched his brand new website today with fresh work and a great design.

Describing himself as a people and places photographer, Andy’s work is perfect for both advertising and design clients with his fresh and natural approach to photography. A recent addition to the LPA roster, Andy has already picked up jobs for clients including M&C Saatchi, the RBS Group, the Bank of England and the Royal British Legion. Make sure you check it out HERE.

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LPA Style / Claire Portman / OK! Magazine

November 17, 2014

LPA Style‘s Claire Portman recently worked her hair & make-up magic on this acid bright editorial for OK! Magazine.

Shot by Clive Shalice, Claire’s use of bold, paintbox bright colours works harmoniously with Rosie Underwood‘s styling to provide a mood-boosting alternative to the usually dark winter trends.  Lovely work!

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5 Minutes With… / Terri Coates / Picture Editor

November 14, 2014

This month we spent 5 minutes catching up with Terri Coates, here’s what she had to say…

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- Could you tell us a bit about yourself Terri?
I’m a picture editor & photographer. I studied creative advertising at Lincoln University and I’m originally from Doncaster, South Yorkshire. Photography has been a passion of mine since I can remember, so I moved to London after finishing university, to pursue my career. I got a job at WENN, a news and celebrity picture agency. I always dreamt of art directing photo shoots since I was a little girl due to my slight obsession with the TV show ‘America’s Next Top Model’ so when the position of Picture Assistant came up at IPC Media (now known as Time Inc. UK), I jumped at the chance. I have now been Picture Editor here in the Creative team for 4 Years.

- For people not in the industry, could you explain what being a Picture Editor entails?
A picture editor at a magazine manages a team of picture researchers. They search for and clear all rights on any images that will be used for the publication. My job differs slightly from an editorial picture editor as I work in the Creative Advertorial team, which works with both, editorial teams across varied magazines and our advertising clients. Advertorials are editorial content that is paid for by an advertising client. Our team researches and shoots all the images, which are to be used across all 24 Women and Lifestyle magazine titles at Time Inc. UK.  My day-to-day work is extremely varied due to working on various campaigns and for various advertising clients. I could be in the office researching images, casting models and researching locations one day or attending client meetings and art directing a photo shoot the next.

- What are the best and worst things about your job?
I love my job! My favourite part is art directing the photo shoots. We work with such varied clientele, which means some days I could be on a fashion shoot and another times photographing celebrities or magazine readers, bloggers etc. on a location shoot. I would say the most challenging part of my job is to keep both sides happy, the editorial teams as well as the clients. Sometimes they might have a slightly different vision of what they would like from the advertorial, so great communication skills is a must.

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LPA Photographers / Julian Love / Moss Bross

November 12, 2014

Bespoke menswear brand Moss Bros have just recently released these beautiful images shot by LPA Photographer Julian Love

Established in 1851, Julian’s images capture the heritage of the brand whilst also putting a contemporary twist on the art of tailoring. Shot on location at the historic Master Shipwright’s House in Greenwich, Julian’s lighting skills and composition have resulted in some stunning images which celebrate the best of British craft.

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LPA Photographers / Iain Crockart / Poppy Wreath

November 11, 2014

In honour of Armistice Day, LPA Photographer Iain Crockart has created this beautiful poppy wreath in his trademark graphic style. 

Well-known for his clean and crisp images, Iain’s contemporary take on the poppy has definitely caught our eye. We’ve also included a couple of other recent images which Iain has shoot using plants and flowers as inspiration.

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LPA Photographers / Liz McBurney / Fighting Fish

November 5, 2014

LPA Photographer Liz McBurney has been producing some more stunning work using animals to create this playful image. 

Heading to Billingsgate Market for 4am, Liz found probably the biggest octopus there as well as this cute crab. Known for her witty sense of humour and creativity, Liz’s expansive technical abilities ensure that everything looks flawless. Wouldn’t fancy trying to get either of these two in the pan!

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