Contact Me...

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DIRECT CONTACT:

email: studio@jaymawson.co.uk

telephone: +44 161 818 7409

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REPRESENTED BY:

 Tiger Creative, London

email: lucie@tigercreativelondon.com

telephone: +44 7590 332 206

About...

I came into photography the usual way - a degree in Politics, Philosophy & Economics followed by a stint managing a restaurant, then ten years as a stockbroker before moving into a project management role in strategic marketing. By which point I was so tied up in mortgages and Sky broadband payments I couldn't afford to spend time assisting anybody, so I dived in at the deep end. It's a tale you'll read on pretty much every photographer's bio. I haven't won the Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize (I like to think this is because I've never entered it) nor do I submit work to the Vogue Italia website, and I have yet to shoot Rihanna...so I'll also skip the standard (but vague) 'award winning celebrity photographer as seen on Vogue's website' sentence. 

Selfie - Lisbon, April 2014

Selfie - Lisbon, April 2014

The photographs on my site should tell you about my photography. What you want to know here is about me. My background taught me vital skills that you don't learn in photography school (if such a thing existed). Things like being organised, how to organise others to get the best results and to deliver what you ask for within your timescales. You hire me because you want somebody to shoot some great images that will sell your product. I really get that. You don't hire me because you have a burning desire to spend a day in my company talking about cameras or the latest D&G campaign. Although we'll probably do that anyway.

When you get to do something you're good at and love doing every day of your life it's really easy to be somebody who is really easy to work with. And I love what I do. So I'm really easy to work with.

When I'm not behind the camera taking photographs I'm usually looking at other people's photographs. I love images, I love big glossy printed magazines and, like a lot of people who live in Manchester, I love travelling. I have a thing for hats and really really don't love having my photograph taken.

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Selected Clients

8th Sign
Adidas
Asda
Bauer
Bodaskins
Boots
British Boxers
Charlotte Balbier
Craghoppers
Dare2b
Drapers Magazine
Drome
English National Ballet
FHM
Footasylum
Footlocker
Forever Unique
Freemans
Haddow Group
Hainsworth
HD Brows
Intu
(Trafford Centre)
IPC
JD Sports
Lakeland Leather
Lamb 1887
Lavish Alice
New Balance
NewEra
News Corp UK
(Sunday Times/The Sun)
Nike
Nutribuddy
Original Geek
Parisian
Paul Costelloe
Perry Clothing
Reebok
Sophie Cameron Davies
Starter
Supra
Tesco
Umbro
Unique 21
Vice
Voi
YTC

Commercial Fashion, Sportswear & Lifestyle Photography in Manchester, Leeds & London

All Images Β© Jay Mawson 2010-2017

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