Really enjoying my new profession as a photographer. Here is a quick selection of some of my favourite shots since taking the leap in June. Many thanks to the people who have also taken a leap of faith and hired me. You know who you are. Thank you. For more of my work, please visit http://seanhayesphotography.format.com
Festival faces. Vfestival 2016. Hylands Park. Chelmsford. UK © Sean Hayes
Maxi Jazz. Lead vocalist of British electronica band Faithless at the 2016 Vfestival, Hylands Park, Chelmsford, UK. Client: Roseanna Burns, Paul Stafford Virgin Media UK © Sean Hayes
Ricky Wilson. Lead vocalist of English indie band Kaiser Chiefs at the 2016 Vfestival, Hylands Park, Chelmsford, UK. Client: Roseanna Burns, Paul Stafford Virgin Media UK © Sean Hayes
Car’n’Stuff Campaign – “iPad Geek” Creative Team: Trista Vincent, Declan Byrne. Agency: RMG Dublin Client: Liberty Insurance Ireland © Sean Hayes
Car’n’Stuff Campaign – “Guitarist” Creative Team: Trista Vincent, Declan Byrne. Agency: RMG Dublin Client: Liberty Insurance Ireland © Sean Hayes
Cinemagraphs are still photographs brought to “life”. The Dublin-based creative team of Trista Vincent and Declan Byrne have commissioned me to create a suite of images for their Car’n’Stuff campaign for Liberty Insurance Ireland. Lots of fun. More to come. Click on images to see the magic. Source: Sean Hayes’s Photography Portfolio – Cinemagraphs
An honorable Chelsea Pensioner I photographed in London last year . Thank you Sir.
Link to winners: http://www.ippawards.com/2016-winners-portrait/
Chris Duffy, son of legendary fashion photographer Brian Duffy, guides us through the work of one of the most creative collaborations between a performing artist and photographer in Rock ‘n’ Roll history. Their working partnership resulted in some of the most iconic album art ever conceived – Bowie’s Aladdin Sane and Lodger.
Pleased that my work is showcased alongside many great photographs for the Mobile Camera Club Gallery’s theme ‘Community’. Thx Nad – appreciate my selection. My image was taken at this year’s Bicentenary Battle of Waterloo re-ennactment here in Belgium. It appears at the end and is titled ‘Weekend Warriors’. For more images in the series, please visit my mobile photography site: http://seanmobilephotos.tumblr.com
Not so sure the advice being offered here is completely new – as an advertising art director with over 30 years of experience, I’ve always been on the lookout to commission photographic talent that transcends the mundane and pedestrian. However, what is new is the tsunami of sameness that now inundates the world of image-making. The sheer volume of visual work being produced, due to the ubiquity of digital technologies, has democratised a once exclusive and expensive club. Today, everybody can be a photographer and everybody is. Daring to be different has never been more relevant in the current creative marketplace. Which is only good news in my book. People will always pay for what is rare. Seeing the world differently and having the guts to pursue that vision is rare. For that, you will always find a market. Good luck. And as Steve Jobs would say, “Think Different”.
Link to article: The Hard Truth Why No One Will Hire You As A Photographer | Fstoppers.