Actors Headshot, Jay Waylett

Jay, who is a young aspiring actor based in Haywards Heath Sussex, called me with an urgent request to make an actors headshot for a film casting that he wanted to attend 3 days later, and wondered if I could fit him into a photo session here in my Brighton studio.

Unfortunately the studio was completely booked out with other clients and I suggested we do his last-minute actors headshot outdoors. Of course on the day that we’d arranged it was freezing cold, heavy showers and blowing a mini-gale.

Jay wasn’t put-out and neither was I – so I suggested he come along to my house as I sometimes shoot actors headshots in my garden with reflectors and lights and thought we could sit out the rain hoping we might get lucky with a break in the weather and jump outside. I did this because Jay was really keen to get his shots done quickly, and I was happy to oblige.

Hey and we got lucky with the rain – with clever use of location equipment we managed to make some brilliant warm, sunny photos of Jay for his casting, even though it was actually dull and miserable and cold.

I’m such a huge believer in remaining positive and never giving up and this was so true for Jay’s photoshoot.

Here are three from the hour we had together – Jay was brilliant to work with (I loved the way he followed directions and could go from ‘intense stare” to ‘glowing-smile’ in the blink of an eye), and I wish him all the best in his career.

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Actor headshots for casting, Spotlight, Castingcall, theatre agents, film castings from Brighton’s busiest headshot and portrait photographer David Myers.

Sussex, Brighton, Hove, Haywards Heath, Burgess Hill, Hassocks, Lewes, Eastbourne, Surrey and South of England.

 

Paul Chapman Business Portrait Headshot

I’m really pleased to have made this business portrait headshot of Paul Chapman for his company profile, CV and social media.

Paul was so easy and fun to photograph. I set up in his office using my portable lighting and studio equipment and after 10 minutes we were done and dusted, with this brilliant shot.

Having a business portrait headshot taken doesn’t have to mean any disruption to your office or your diary. I come over to your business, set up somewhere out of the way and get everything ready. Then I ask you to slip over, give you a few simple clues about what to do in front of the camera – flash, bang, wallap and you’re done – a great image for your website or brochure.paul-chapman-business-portrait-headshot-brightonI am always surprised by the poor standard of the photography on the profiles of businesses and companies, whether they are based in Brighton, a little village in Sussex or the big bad city of London. Surely if you are going to include a photo of yourself or an employee then it should be a decent one – either serious or fun, as long as it is professional. I know that if I look a company’s profile and see poor photography then I do wonder about the professionalism of the people there.

David Myers is a professional business portrait headshot photographer based in Brighton Sussex and working throught the South of England, Burgess Hill, Haywards Heath, Lewes, Horsham, Arundel.

 

Portrait of Stage Combat Actor – Brighton Photographer

Jon Harrison, a specialist martial arts and stage combat actor, came down from London to have his actor’s Spotlight headshots taken in my Brighton studio. Jon brought with him smallswords, rapiers, daggers and all kinds of things I’d never seen before, and it was a really interesting photoshoot.

Jon has studied acting, martial arts and stage combat and wanted a varied selection of shots for Spotlight and his new agent.

It was a fascinating photoshoot and he came away with some amazing headshot portraits, both conventional and more edgy. I have started to use a Nikon D800 for portrait headshots, and I’m really impressed with the resolution from its 36 MP sensor, and the wide tonal range available. Simply stunning. Here is the D800 combined with the 70-200 2.8 lens

So here are just a few shots from Jon’s portfolio Spotlight photoshoot.

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Providing Brighton, Sussex, London, Kent and Surrey with industry leading headshots for theatre, film, stage, TV actors, actresses and up and coming drama students. Working from his studio in Brighton Sussex but available to travel and make headshots using a location studio or natural light.

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Portrait Headshots of Designer Leanna Williams

Leanna Williams is a lingerie designer working just outside Brighton, Sussex and has developed a new luxury range for her own company (harlowandfox.co.uk). She asked me to provide a variety of PR images and so I visited her in her beautiful home and studio for the photoshoot.

Leanna was lovely to work with and her designs are absolutely wonderful. I decided on a subtle toning for the final images which was achieved with a combination of lighting at the photo-session and also in post-processing back at my studio.

As always I used my brilliant Nikon D3s with (in these two photos) the 85 1.4 or the 24-70 2.8. Both amazing lenses.

Here are a couple of my faves from the shoot.

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Portrait headshots for PR, Spotlight directory, casting directors, agents, theatrical agencies, websites, editorial, magazines, companies and businesses throughout Brighton Sussex, Surrey, Kent, Hampshire and the south of England.

David Myers is Brighton Sussex’s best people photographer specialising in studio or location photography.

 

Portrait of Sicily Photography

A few days away from being a busy Brighton photographer to work as a photographer in Sicily (part of a ‘Portrait Of Sicily’ campaign). I managed to grab a day here and there to do some hiking, see the old towns, swim in the sea (it was 30 degrees still!) and eat some amazing food. A week of part work – part holiday.

Sicily is a beautiful and fascinating island full of life and history and brilliant photography opportunities. And not to mention the whole food and wine fest!

More about the photos from the job at a later date when they are published but here are some personal images taken during the last few days.

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Brighton Headshot Portraits – Actor Inti Conde

Inti Conde is a young actor and singer, and he came into my Brighton photography studio last week to get his Spotlight headshot portraits updated.

Inti had just returned from a season singing in an Opera in France and wants to get more acting work, and he realises how important a decent professional Spotlight headshot is to get castings. He’s such a lovely guy and great in front of the camera, and I wish him all the best for what will be a great future in the business.

Here are three from the photo session.

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Studio and location portrait photography for actors, singers, business, corporate, media, PR and promotional uses. Headshot and portrait photography throughout Brighton, Sussex and the South of England.

Business Headshot Portraits of Cathy Glass

It’s been a mad mad couple of weeks here in Brighton with headshot portraits, actor’s headshots and business portraits, some in the studio and some on location.

Cathy is a director of the international consulting company Axialent and came into the studio for a new set of headshot portraits for their website, brochures and PR material.

Cathy was so totally lovely to photograph – here are a couple from the photography session.

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David Myers Photography specialises in providing business, companies, corporations and individuals with world-class professional portrait headshot photography to promote their businesses through new media, print, web and marketing.

Working nationally out of his professional photography studio in Brighton, Sussex and offering location photography to Sussex, Surrey, Burgess HIll, Worthing, Eastbourne, London, Kent, Tunbridge Wells, Hawards Heath and the South of England.

Reportage Photography Fabulous Magazine

A few weeks ago I was commissioned by the good people at Fabulous magazine to photograph a ‘pre-school prom party’ for an article in their magazine about this new mini-phenomenum imported from the States.

It was a strange concept; twenty 4-year-olds dressed in prom dresses and suits, and drinking fruit juices out of plastic cocktail glasses. But the people who ran their nursery in Portsmouth were such genuinely nice people, and all they wanted was the best start for these young children from not-so-privileged backgrounds.

So the article was published today and I was pleased to see a good selection of my photography used for the report. Here are a few.

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David Myers is Brighton and Sussex’s foremost portrait and headshot photographer producing creative and striking images for actors, actresses, entertainers, presenters, musicians, singers throughout Sussex, Surrey, Kent and Hampshire. David also works for magazines producing editorial content for reportage and documentary articles.

Based in Brighton but working all over England and in particular Burgess Hill, Portsmouth, Worthing, Eastbourne, Haywards Heath, Guildford, Tonbridge Wells.

 

 

 

Brighton Pride 2013 – Photos

This year’s Brighton Pride festival getting ready prelims. As a Brighton Photographer it’s almost a legal requirement to get out and about early and snap the action.

Lots of fun!

(All shot with the remarkable Sigma 35mm f1.4 lens and a Nikon D700)

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David Myers is Brighton, Sussex’s most sought after headshot, portrait and people photographer. Working with actors, musicians, singers, drama students, business CEO’s, bosses and corporate clients in the Sussex, Brighton, London, Surrey, Guildford, Haywards Heath, Burgess Hill Eastbourne areas and throughout the south of England.