HW Photography is a small team of creatives offering a wide range of photography both in the studio and on location. Hannah and Ryan each have a first class honours degree in photography and have worked in the industry for 15 years between them.
From the moment I picked up my great uncle Athol’s Olympus OM-1 at the age of 14, I knew that photography was in my blood. This love has never left and in 2011 I set up HW Photography.
My background is in fine art photography. I see a photograph as a piece of art, demanding as much attention as a fine painting. One of my great skills is the ability to see creatively. By bringing this creativity to my commercial projects, I am able to produce unique and powerful images that stand out from the crowd.
I take a great deal of pride over my work and, being a perfectionist, I work very hard to ensure that I excel in all my endeavours. I bring this level of care and commitment to all my clients. I also offer bespoke photography training courses on a one to one basis to individuals and businesses. Please visit my training page for more information.
I live and work in Leeds, Yorkshire. I spend my spare time working on personal photography projects as well as chasing after my toddler, camera in hand! My passion is photography, and it tends to take over most aspects of my life one way or another, just as it did as a teenager, much to my delight.
Before I did my degree in photography I trained as a chef and worked as a head chef in a number of Yorkshire’s finest restaurants. Photography was always my main passion and after gaining a First Class degree in photography I went straight it in to one of Leeds’ top studios photographing products and food. It was here that I combined my love of photography and food and trained as a Food Stylist/Home Economist while shooting part time.
My food styling has taken me all over the country working in the biggest studios for clients such as Haagan Daaz, Thorntons, Waitrose, Morrisons and Kellogs. I have continued to expand my knowledge in photography both in the studio and out, and the experience of working in the industry has been invaluable.
Since joining HW Photography I have been working as both a food stylist and a lead photographer on all genres of photography, specialising in Food and Drink photography and Lifestyle product photography.
I live and work in Leeds, I spend my spare time doing test shoots for my latest ideas, or out walking with my partner and our 2 crazy dogs.