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PHOTOGRAPHY

Spring 2018


THIS PAGE : Portrait by Michael Shelford. COVER IMAGES : front, The Weir for ETT and Joe Public, rear, Gemma Arterton, for The Attitudes , both by Michael Wharley.

About Michael Wharley FBIPP Hello, this is me: I shoot advertising, portrait & editorial imagery for entertainment industry clients, from my central London studio. I’m a Fellow of the BIPP & an AOP member, and was recently awarded BIPP Photographer of the Year 2018. www.michaelwharleyphoto.com e: michaelwharley@michaelwharley.com tel: 07961068759 twitter & insta: @michaelwharley


‘Sourcing Alice Lowe’s 9 month pregnancy bump & an outsize carving knife was less-than-usual shoot prep...’


PROJECT : PREVENGE (2017) CLIENT : Kaleidoscope Film Distribution / AllCity Media DETAILS : Studio-shot imagery of actor/writer/director Alice Lowe for key art on national billboard, London underground & online campaign.


ABOVE : Group shot for Victim


O t h e r F i l m Wo r k


THE WEIR Caravaggio-inspired brief from Joe Public PR & English Touring Theatre for UK-wide ad campaign. Cover image shows reshoot with actual cast for second leg of tour. These images won Gold & Photographer of the Year title at BIPP National Awards 2018.


‘Attention to detail - witness the Guinness tidemarks on the glasses - and 6 cans of magician’s haze helped make this shot.’


Spring Awakening Portraits for a casting announcement on the much-anticipated UK revival of Broadway rock musical Spring Awakening, featuring a young cast and many debutants. Taken in rehearsals on a tight timeframe, client DEM Production was keen to foreground youthful zest , echo the production aesthetic and complement their existing poster campaign.


ErictheFred - Chris Lynam Poster and promotional imagery shot for “King of Clowns� (NY Times) Chris Lynam, who needed visuals for the ErictheFred show that were distinct from his solo persona.


Monogamy - Janie Dee Olivier Award-winner Janie Dee shot at my studio in Waterloo before an evening performance of Follies at the NT, for Original Theatre Company’s production of Torben Bett’s new comedy Monogamy, on tour and at the Park Theatre in 2018.


O t h e r T h e a t re Wo r k A selection of recent poster and advertising imagery shot for theatre companies and PR agencies. Joe Pasquale in Some

Mother’s Do ‘Ave ‘Em for Dressing Room 5, Tom Burke in Don Carlos for Exeter Northcott & Rose Theatre, Kingston, Gugu Mbatha Raw in Nell Gwynn, for The Globe, and The Woman and the Canvas, for Theatre Re and Fourth Monkey.


THIS PAGE : Nicholas Pinnock, Threatening. OPPOSITE : Tony Pitts, Rage.

P e r s o n a l Wo r k : T h e At t i tu d e s An ongoing project supporting charity Acting for Others, featuring a broad span of contemporary stage & screen performers in an examination & celebration of the art of acting, taking inspiration from Edmund Shaftesbury’s 1889 book Lessons in Acting. A work-in-progress showing was exhibited at The Globe for six weeks in mid 2017.


THIS PAGE : David Jonsson OPPOSITE: Danielle Vitalis

Editorial & Portrait A selection of work showcasing the range of my editorial & portrait work for a range of institutions & individuals, as well as personal projects. These pages: personal project, shot on Phase One Trichromatic 100 MP.


I n d i a Wo r k i n g P o r t ra i t s A selection of images from a larger project exploring the working environments of a cross-section of Indian nationals, shot on commission in January 2018. Clockwise from top left: Sculpture Salesman (Kolkota), Guide

(Kolkota), Wool Spinner (Darjeeling), Graveyard Keeper (Kolkota), Fishermen (Chennai), & Tea Picker, (Ootacamund).


C o l d Wa te r S w i m m e r s of B ro c k w e l l L i d o A personal project documenting winter swimmers at Brockwell Lido in South London. Combining my love of cold water swimming with location-lighting & editorial portrait skills, I took poolside, flash-lit ‘Before’ shots and naturally-lit ‘After’ shots in the pool, to reveal the fear, anticipation, pain & pleasure of the pastime. Featured in Outdoor Swimmer magazine, March 2018.


O t h e r E d i to r i a l & P o r t ra i t Wo r k


Contact Michael www.michaelwharleyphoto.com e: michaelwharley@michaelwharley.com t: 07961068759 twitter & insta: @michaelwharley

Michael Wharley Book Spring 2018  

Showcasing the wide range of advertising, portrait and editorial work shot by award-winning photographer Michael Wharley for Film, TV & Thea...

Michael Wharley Book Spring 2018  

Showcasing the wide range of advertising, portrait and editorial work shot by award-winning photographer Michael Wharley for Film, TV & Thea...

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