Mark Harrison
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Mark Harrison

PhotographerLondon, United Kingdom
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Mark Harrison

PhotographerLondon, United Kingdom
About me
My whole working life has been spent photographing the great and the good (and the not so good..) , for a raft of international clients. No two days are ever the same, whether hanging from a studio ceiling, or out of an aeroplane. Recent highlights included the chance to photograph the Prince Andrew/Newsnight interview for the BBC at Buckingham Palace- a remarkable day that led to the images being used across the globe. Some of my work can be seen at the National Portrait Gallery, whilst day to day, my photos appear in magazines, adverts and representing TV shows across the world. Out of hours I can be found walking my pooch- Betty, round the park.
Projects
  • Editorial
    EditorialRecent magazine cover shoots
  • Last Orders for the Hop Farm.
    Last Orders for the Hop Farm.A hop farm in Kent, surviving the pandemic of 2021. Hops are mostly used in beer making, which was in short supply this year. This personal project is my first foray into documentary photography for many years and forced me to ignore my usual work approach. This was photographed with the idea of sitting alongside a documentary film of the farm to be made in 2022.
  • Still Tribal
    Still TribalFinally, a time to test out a new lighting palette. This is the first shoot in a forthcoming series recording the people who remained true to their tribe way into their later years. This first shoot is of Jane Wilkes who is now a Civil Servant.
  • Spitting Image Key Artwork
    Spitting Image Key ArtworkIn 2019 I was approached by the originator of the show to produce trial imagery of a few characters during the filming of a Pilot show. The interest from the images was huge and the show went into production this year. My brief was to build on the template I had previously conceived, but make the lighting work for an easy composite for posters. This may look easy, but I got ten mins with each character in two set ups-each puppet has 2-3 puppeteers working them. This required correct puppet eyeli
  • Recent studio portraits
    Recent studio portraitsnew work for Radio Times & BAFTA
  • The Newsnight/Prince Andrew Interview for the BBC.
    The Newsnight/Prince Andrew Interview for the BBC.At a few hours notice, I am standing inside Buckingham Palace talking to a courtier: 'So, can you now tell me why I am here and who am due to photograph?' Two hours later it was all over and I was in a cab back to my office with the Producer's words echoing in my ear: "You have just seen a little bit of history. GET ME THOSE PICTURES!"
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Work history
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    DirectorMark Harrison Photography
    Royal Tunbridge Wells, Tunbridge Wells, United KingdomFreelance
    A life spent photographing the great and the good (and the occasional not so good..). A highlight of the last few years was photographing the Newsnight /Prince Andrew interview for the BBC at Buckingham Palace.
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    PhotographerMark Harrison Photography
    London, United KingdomFreelance
Skills
  • Photography
  • Commercial Photography
  • Studio Lighting
  • Editorial Photography
  • Capture One Pro
  • Director of Photography
  • Portrait Photography
  • Lighting Design
  • Photojournalism
  • Camera Operation
Education
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    BA(Hons) PhotographyWest Surrey College of Art
     - Farnham, United Kingdom
Awards
    The Association of Photographers logo
    The Association of Photographers logo
    Open-Black Culture in Britain/ AOP Gold WinnerThe Association of Photographers
    Gold winner + exhibition at Canary Wharf.
    The Association of Photographers logo
    The Association of Photographers logo
    AOP Open Awards 2021The Association of Photographers
    Finalist
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