PhotographerLondon, United Kingdom
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Nik Handson
Jess Doolan


PhotographerLondon, United Kingdom
About me
Morning, hope you're good ! I've been a photographer for as long as I can remember now, working all over the planet for really varied clients on budgets big and small. The next project is always my favourite, so get in touch if you've got a whopper of an idea or if you just fancy a chat :)
  • Holi Festival
    Holi FestivalPortraits from a new personal project shot at the Holi festival in Vrindavan, India. 
Holi is the most intense and colourful religious festival in India, celebrated by Hindus, Sikhs and tourists alike, a riot of people throwing coloured powder and water at each other. 
I was really interested in what state people were in after the colours had been thrown, how their new skin totally transformed them. Speaking from experience, these colours last for at least a week, no matter how much you try an
  • Highway Heroes
    Highway HeroesDriving in India is not for the faint hearted, Western road rules do not apply, especially if you’re on a motor bike with your family and half your possessions on the back. Crash helmets or any protection are a rarity. This new photo story was shot on a recent trip to Rajasthan on major highways around the state. The bikers here look like they’re enjoying the ultimate highway freedom. Sadly, seventy thousand people died in 2022 in motorbike accidents in India, a figure that’s risen every year f
  • SPF. Just Apply it.
    SPF. Just Apply it.
  • Suburban Goths
    Suburban Goths
  • Olaf Falafel 'STOAT' poster
    Olaf Falafel 'STOAT' poster
  • Jubileeee
    JubileeeeWhatever you think of the monarchy, there is no denying that the recent Platinum Jubilee was well and truly celebrated up and down the land. For a photographer it’s a dream gig with thousands of people all in a party mood as the royalist half of the population went completely nuts for the red, white and blue celebration. See more of my photography:
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Projects credited in
  • Sainsbury's Halloween 2019
    Sainsbury's Halloween 2019Scare well for less! Client: Sainsbury's Agency: Wieden+Kennedy Creatives: Myself and Abbey Monteiro Photographer: Alan Powdrill Mural art: Global Street Art
  • Alan Powdrill - Warm Santa
    Alan Powdrill - Warm Santa
  • Alan Powdrill- National Express
    Alan Powdrill- National Express
  • Alan Powdrill - Sainsbury's Halloween
    Alan Powdrill - Sainsbury's HalloweenAlan Powdrill shot this great campaign just in time for Halloween with the brilliant twins for supermarket chain Sainsbury's and their new costumes in store for this year Halloween season. With the best balance of a little bit spooky but also a little bit fun!
  • Alan Powdrill - Ecuadorian Carnival
    Alan Powdrill - Ecuadorian CarnivalOn a recent trip to Ecuador, South America, Alan found himself in the middle of carnival season, traditionally celebrated in Catholic countries just before Lent. In the middle of the country is a town called Ambato famous for the “Fiesta de Frutas y Flores” (Festival of Fruits and Flowers). The festival was started after a major earthquake destroyed Ambato in 1949, to celebrate the resilience of the people and the land. Every February the town witnesses incredible displays of flower laden floats
  • Alan Powdrill - The Guardian 'Lifetime Supply'
    Alan Powdrill - The Guardian 'Lifetime Supply'Who wouldn't want a lifetime supply of books! Alan Powdrill got the opportunity to shoot a fascinating piece for The Guardian of people who had won lifetime supplies of things, such as ice cream, books and KFC!
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Work history
    London, United KingdomFreelance
    London, United KingdomFreelance
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  • Director of Photography
  • Studio Lighting