A recent commission in Dublin to photograph behind the scenes at the kitchens of the rather luxurious Merrion Hotel. I spent a couple of days with the executive chefs and their teams documenting the work across the two Michelin starred Patrick Guilbaud restaurant and the Garden Rooms restaurant.
Gareth Iwan Jones
My portrait of Major Natalie Taylor is a Regimental Medical Officer at 1 RIFLES based in Wales. Natalie was part of Five British women who became the first all-female team to ski coast-to-coast across Antarctica.
The Ice Maiden team covered 1,700km using muscle-power alone, pulling sledges and battling temperatures of -50°C and wind speeds of over 60mph during their three-month journey.
A recent commission from Waitrose Food Magazine, saw me spending the day with the team at Keen’s Cheddar in Somerset. for the ‘meet the producer’ feature.
My portrait of Lance corporal Semesa Rokoduguni sat on the back of a British Army Jackal. Semesa is an English rugby union player currently playing for English club Bath, and soldier in the British Army.
Former Royal Marines Commando Mark Ormrod photographed at his home in Plymouth for Psychologies Magazine.
A recent portrait commission with Chery Foster for the Guardian Weekend Magazine. Cheryl holds the all-time record appearance for the Wales women's national football team, having played 63 times. She also became the first female referee to take charge of a men’s Welsh premier league game. Pictured immediately after she’d refereed a Welsh premier league men’s game at the Deeside stadium in Connah’s Quay, Flintshire
A recent photo commission from the Dutch magazine Elsevier Weekblad. The feature focussed on the impending removal of the UK form the European Union and the effect that a 'no deal' may have on certain sectors and industries within the UK.
Exmoor livestock farmer Robin Milton pictured with his one of his Aberdeen Angus herds in the woodland on his farm.
Global law firm Herbert Smith Freehills has appointed Paul Butcher to the new role of Brexit Director, pictured putside their London offices.
Longborough Festival Opera and theatre director Polly Graham.
David Lea-Wilson founder of Halen Môn , the sea salt producer based in Anglese, North Wales.
Mariella Frostrup photographed for You magazine at the end of February.
John Tolliday of the Birdline Parrot Rescue pictured with Jorca, a 20 year old rescued Blue & Yellow Macaw
A recent magazine commission took me to Aardman animations HQ in Bristol to photograph Peter Lord. Peter is a British animator, director and co-founder of the Academy Award-winning Aardman Animations studio, best known for its clay-animated films particularly those featuring plasticine duo Wallace and Gromit.
A few portraits from an ongoing long term project exploring peoples relationship with the hand written word. If you are interested in being part of the project and regularly still write by hand, please get in touch.
My portrait of Cliff Jones the lead singer with the 90's band Gay Dad. Cliff has written an interesting article on money and the music industry from the band members perspective. The gilded Louis XV lit de mariage bed Cliff is sat on in the portrait above is one of his 'fortune eating' extravagant purchases featured in the piece. Very nice it is too.
An outtake from a recent commercial photo shoot for the Welsh Government. Shot in the Llanberis valley in Snowdonia.