Introduction to my practice as an advertising,commercial & portrait photographer based in Stratford on Avon,Warwickshire. Working across the UK especially in London, Coventry, Leamington Spa & Birmingham. Marketing and communication photography is also a way my work is described but at the end of the day images and video I produce are commercial.
Photographer & Producer.
'Creating images that communicate'
mobile - 07836 504777
landline -01608 695050
I am a very experienced Advertising ,Commercial and Portrait photographer working for advertising agencies, designers and direct clients. specialising in portraits, lifestyle and tourism .
Producing Portraits and Commercial photography on location or in studios in Stratford on Avon, Warwickshire, Cotswolds, Coventry, West Midlands, 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 and gained an Masters Degree in Visual Communication in 2010 .
This study provided me with more knowledge and skills and has invigorated my practice and also provides my clients with more than just my photographic and production skills.
I can provide an insight into the visual communication that is employed for each project and help enable the appropriate communication style to communicate to the target audience with appropriate images .For many years I have delivered images for advertising agencies, designers, media production companies and direct clients. I relish editorial commissions and work with the third sector.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 Stratford on Avon as well as London, Coventry & across Warwickshire and the Midlands.
I work as a one man reportage photographer or as a producer / photographer on large projects with a crew of many trusted associates including, assisting photographers, digital operators, hair stylists and make-up artists.
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, Shakespeare's England, RSC, Marsh & Parsons, Automobile Association , Yellow Box and many others.
Corporate portraits for numerous companies .
Healthcare and charities .Asthma UK , British Lung Foundation , Guide Dogs for the Blind . Barnardo's , YMCA .
AGENCIES , DESIGNERS & PRODUCTION AGENCIES include :
M&C Saatchi, JWT, Archibald Ingall Stretton, McCann's ,Euro RSCG ,AIS, Propaganda, 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 Winner
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.2017
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.
ALL IMAGES on this site are the copyright of Lorentz Gullachsen.
Any theft of images shall be pursued in the British Courts, or my agents shall bring a case in the USA and other countries. Copyright theft is a crime. There is a minimum charge of £250 and my rates are guided by the AoP, NUJ and Getty images.
Lorentz Gullachsen. MA VisCom
Tutor for the Open College of the Arts .