EuroFest was a series of commissions as part of Eurovision in Liverpool. National Museums Liverpool put on 2 nights of events featuring music, painting, silent discos, Eurovision Semi-Finals on a big screen and also voguing by local group House of Suarez.
Commissioned by Homotopia, I was asked to photograph the closing party of the 2022 festival held at Love Locks Coffee Shop in Liverpool. Love Locks is a wonderful safe space for the LGBTQ+ community and it was a joyous event of eclectic music. I can’t wait for 2023’s festival. More queer joy please and thank
The 2nd floor of the Maritime Museum in Liverpool was recently renovated. New ideas, new displays, new objects to learn about. There are interesting displays about the Titanic and its connection to Liverpool and others looking at life on board ships. I was commissioned to photograph the renovation. I really enjoy this sort of work.
Commissioned by National Museums Liverpool, I was asked to update their architectural photography of the Museum of Liverpool after a branding refresh. I spent a lovely morning in winter walking around the area to find new angles on a familiar building.
Looking back at 2022’s photography commissions. A varied year of portraits, cultural events and interesting architecture.
You know that old saying that kids prefer to enjoy the box the Christmas present arrived in more so than the actual Christmas present? This is that x1000. The project is by French artist Olivier Grosset?te and aimed to create monumental structures based on medieval forts or historic structures which were in the region at
Earlier this year I was asked to produce a series of cast portraits and behind the scenes stills of Lily Cole working on her new film ‘Lily Cole: Balls’. The film marks the 200th anniversary of Emily Brontë’s birth. We only had an hour on set but it was fascinating to watch a film being
There are some days when my job requires me to stand at the banks of a river on a sunny day and watch a huge cruise ship sail off. Man that was a lovely evening on Tuesday. I was commissioned by Cruise Liverpool to capture the event.
As always Light Night, an event run by a small team of amazing women, is the highlight of the year. It’s like 24hrs of incredible events squished into 6 hours. I spent most of Saturday resting after my 10km walk around the city with all my camera gear. I wouldn’t change a thing. As one
Gareth Hughes is a podcaster based in Anglesey. I was commissioned by Swiss magazine Migros Magazine to go photograph him for an article they were doing on him. His podcast is basically him walking around Anglesey speaking English as part of a foreign language education network.