Lorentz Gullachsen - an introduction to his experience and professional practice as an Advertising , Portrait and Commercial photographer.
Photographer -Stratford on Avon - Birmingham - London
email : email@example.com
mobile - 07836 504777
landline -01608 695050
I am an experienced Advertising ,Commercial and Portrait photographer working for advertising agencies, designers and direct clients. I specialise in portraits ,lifestyle and travel .Producing Portraits and Commercial photography on location or in studios in Stratford on Avon, Coventry , Birmingham & London.
I have worked in London,New York ,Paris & Birmingham and I am now based in Warwickshire.
In 2008 with a few gongs and many thousands of Air Miles, I returned to Birmingham City University (BIAD) to study again achieving an MA ( Visual Communication ) in 2010 .
This provided me with more knowledge and skills and this has invigorated my work and also provides clients with more than just my photographic and production skills but also my new knowledge can provide an insight into the visual communication that is employed for each project and help enable the appropriate communication is made to the right audience .
Producing images for advertising agencies, designers, media production companies and direct clients. I relish editorial commissions and work Pro Bono for at least one charity client each year.
My associates and I provide location photography for the hospitality and travel industry photographing food, restaurants, interiors & exteriors, personal and lifestyle images to provide the marketing material for hotels & venues.
Living near Stratford on Avon a few miles from one of my studio facilities I work in London, Birmingham & also Leeds where I have access to production studios and travel extensively throughout the UK and abroad .
I work as a one man reportage photographer or as a producer / photographer on large productions with many trusted associates.
Include - Rolls Royce ,Bentley, Honda, O2, Vodaphone, SKB, Ragley, WRAP, British Lung Foundation, Heart of England, English Tourist Board, Welsh Development Agency, Swedish Tourism, KLM, Korean Air, Marsh & Parsons, Royal Palaces, Birmingham Council, BBG, RSC.
Corporate portraits for numerous companies .
Healthcare and charities .Asthma UK ,British Lung Foundation ,Guide Dogs for the Blind .
AGENCIES , DESIGNERS & PRODUCTION AGENCIES include :
M&C Saatchi, JWT, Archibald Ingall Stretton, McCann's ,Euro RSCG , Cogents, BBH, Y&R, The Partners, Limbo, HJSW, BraveSpark & SKY
Portraits are held in the National Portrait Gallery and archive material in the Photography collection at Birmingham Central Library
Awards + Exhibitions
Association of Photographers Gold, Silver, Merits and selections since 1988-2017.
AoP Best in Advertising single image 2017
SUN Awards (Shot up North)
D&AD - Yellow Pencils
International Colour Awards
West Midlands Art Prize 2010
B&H Awards - GOLD
Movers & Shakers -Faces of a Changing City - Birmingham Symphony Hall 2005/6.
V Word - - London ,Liverpool ,Mancester & Birmingham 2006/7
Venice 30 - Drummond Street Gallery London NW1 - 2014
Festival Faces - ArtsHouse Stratford upon Avon 2015
AQUA - exploring the element that is essential for life.
ArtsHouse, Stratford upon Avon, CV37. 2017
Publications include :
British Journal of Photography
Lurzer's Archive -Worlds Best Advertising Photographers
Image (AoP) magazine
Photography - John Ingledew - Laurence King Publisher - updated text and photographs including the cover, this is now a standard Text for design Students across the World - 2013.