Based in Swansea, South Wales and with over 20 years experience, Adrian has built up a reputation for original, creative, meaningful photography. His press background gives a comprehensive photographic service to news agencies and corporate/PR clients, creating bold, believable and colourful imagery.
Having been a staff photographer for the South Wales Evening Post - Wales' largest selling newspaper, his work is regularly published in the national press. Adrian has contributed work for amongst others BBC Worldwide, The Independent Saturday Magazine, The Observer Magazine and Das Magazin. Alongside his commercial work, he regularly contributes creative food and interiors feature photography for Swansea Life Magazine and news/editorial pictures to Wales Online, The Western Mail and Swansea Bay Business Life Magazine
Graduating from Newport's Documentary Photography Course with a BA (first class) honours degree in Film and Photography in 1996. Adrian has won the coveted BT Welsh News Photographer of the Year award twice (1999 and 2000). He has also been highly commended in national awards hosted by - amongst others, The Press Gazette, The Newspaper Society and most recently shortlisted in the 2016 Wales Media Awards.
Roger Tovell, Director, Now Media. “Adrian will always deliver that iconic headline grabbing shot that perfectly encapsulates the essence of an event”
Kev Johns MBE, Actor and Radio Presenter said: "I always breath a quiet sigh of relief when I see that Adrian is the photographer. He takes a great photo and will always look for the most creative opportunity. Adrian is a great communicator and has great patience with groups and individuals, and that skill and his photographic skills produce great results."
Peter Slee, Editor of Swansea Life Magazine. "I use Adrian regularly for numerous fashion, food, interiors and lifestyle shoots for the magazine and he always delivers exactly what I need and when I need it.”
Jayne Lewis, National Charity Fundraising Manager Mid and West Wales said, "I have worked with Adrian on several occasions.. to take photos of several fundraising events. One in particular I remember was Adrian taking a photos of us in the middle of the forest for our Halloween fundraising event. He is very creative photographer - and also is very talented photographer, who I would highly recommend.’"
Ellie Bottomley, Mortimer Chadwick Gray Public Relations 'The photos are fantastic, some of the best we’ve had actually! ... Let’s hope we can win some awards now with these images!!