Internationally renowned artists came together to perform and present a unique once-in-a-lifetime gala event for the benefit of UNICEF UK. This was a beautiful multi-specialty event of the very best in music, dance, visual art and theatre. Featuring Stradivari Violinist Yury Revich, the legendary Ute Lemper (Laurence Olivier award winner), Brazilian principal dancer for the…Details
Enjoyed the Offshore Conference and meeting Marc Hurner #oaclondon who did an excellent talk on Modern Day Grave Robbers: Evidence That Some Trustees Steal Assets When Settlors Die Marc Hurner Offshore Alert Conference, 13-14th November 2017, Grange Street, St Paul’s Hotel London Monday with Mark Chudleigh Partner Sedgwick LLP Regulating The World’s Most Protected Species: Offshore Lawyers. Lawyers are…Details
In this JaysAnalysis exclusive, ten year veteran paparazzo Charles Pycraft and Bolly the Conspiracy Realist joins me to spill the beans on how mass media manipulation and celebrity culture creation really works. With both wild and entertaining stories, Mr. Pycraft shares his unique insights on fake and staged news, PR manufactured events, psychological operations, the…Details
1941 Citizen Kane 18th January 2004 Leon Party Cape Town, 22nd April 2004, Mt Nelson. South Africa and U.K paps Olly and Charlie on the Prince Harry trail. 15th September 2007 with a beautiful dinner outside Cipriani’s in Mayfair, London 14th October 2007 with Sophia outside Boujis, South Kensington 27th July 2008 Cartier Polo lunch…Details
Forgot something? Imogen Thomas proudly carries her helmet as she meets friends for drinks…but there’s no sign of her bike
The beautiful Imogen Thomas, who broke the Ryan Giggs injunction, in Soho on a fine London Spring evening.
Giving the cold shoulder! Casey Batchelor stuns in backless dress… as she reveals she no longer talks to Jasmine or Lee
Casey Batchelor has suddenly found her back bone – which she showed off in a stunning backless dress as she partied on Wednesday evening.
July 2013: Mariella Frostrup at Mick Jagger’s 70th at Lou Lou’s in Mayfair
June 2013: Cara Delevingne leaving the Glamour Awards in Berkeley Square
January 2013: Georgia Jagger comes as a beautiful lizard at her 21st at the Lounger Lover in Shoreditch. Her make up was done by Cheryl Cole’s makeup artist
September 2012:: Kelly Brook at Maddox, for Philp Treacy’s after party, London
Lady Gaga arrives at the after-party for the Para Olympic games at the Arts Club with Rihanna and Jay Z in a beautiful ball gown
September 2012: Lady Gaga arrives at the after-party for the Para Olympic games at the Arts Club with Rihanna and Jay Z in a beautiful ball gown Lady Gaga arrives at the after-party for the Para Olympic games at the Arts Club with Rihanna and Jay Z in a beautiful ball gown Lady Gaga arrives…Details
September 2012: Lana Del Rey leaving the GQ awards and arriving back at the Corinthia HotelDetails
Lily Allen at La Bodega Negra Soho’s newest trendiest restaurantDetails
30th April 2012:- Dita Von Teese at the Ivy Club the night before her performance for Christian Louboutin 13th April 2012:- Dita Von Teese leaving La Bodega Negra Soho’s newest trendiest restaurant 1st May 2012:- Dita Von Teese leaving the Arts club on the way back to ClaridgesDetails
March 2012: Jessie J performing at Lounge Lover in Shoreditch, launching the iCreate for @vitaminwater_uk and heading back to the hotel
My pictures of Cheryl Cole arriving and leaving the W Hotel in neon green Michael Kors dress at W Hotel on a Friday night in March
November 2011: Kelly Brook coming in the Box with hair tied back and coming out with her hair down and looking relaxed
November 2011: Anna Abramovich arriving at the Box Club, London
October 2011: Anouska O’Hara from the Sweet Harlots at new restaurant Fornata
October 2011: Paul and Nancy McCartney leaving the Marylebone Registry Office
Amanda Holden leaving the Domar Theatre where Jude Law was playing
Annie Cooper, Hollyoaks, and lingerie models inside the Box Club to celebrate the launch of Playful Promises Soho Boutique at The Powder Room
September 2011: Annie Cooper, Hollyoaks and countless other productions with Sarvi and lingerie models at the Box to celebrate the launch of Playful Promises Soho Boutique at The Powder Room, 34 Marshall St W1. Playful Promises is a London designed brand that mixes quirky, directional design with all things playful, flirty and even a little…Details
September 2011: Jessie J leaving Nobu Berkeley and going to Merah
July 2011: Cheyenne Raymond (Paul Raymond’s granddaughter) at The Crypt, Holborn Circus where she married her new husband Andrew Hornbeck to become Cheyenne Hornbeck. Earlier they married at Camden Town Hall.Details
American gambler splashes the cash with £170k of alcohol at London nightclub… including the world’s most expensive bottle of champagne
A story I placed with Barcroft Media. A bar bill that runs into six figures might cause more than a headache the next morning for most people. But when you’re a millionaire American gambler buying the world’s most expensive bottle of champagne it’s just a case of using up small change. Gambler Don Johnson, 49, …Details
I exhibited some of my favourite news and entertainment pictures at the Forman’s Smokehouse Gallery The Exhibitors were myself, Kofi Allen, Alan Chapman, Paul Karslake, Marty Thornton and VITALIV at the InfamE show – Contemporary Celebrity Art show. InfamE explored the virtuous circle that exists between celebrities, celebrity photographers and artists, the media and the…Details
At the beginning of September we had a great shoot with Lucy Wills doing the styling, direction and imaging working with jewellery by Seraglia and clothes by Good One. Joe Mehmet at Joe’s Salon in Burlington Arcade did excellent work with Harriet’s hair and make up artist Annabelle Miller beautifully complimented the overall style. I…Details
This was an enjoyable night, albeit a little hectic trying to shoot a selection of so many models on a crowded boat and trying to find the best light sources, but fun:) Victoria Rose ~ Model Ruby Slate Balthazar ~ Model Alice Fliss Floss Yates ~ Model Emily Brown ~ Model Samantha Beames ~ Model…Details
I’m starting to focus more on features with video and pictures and looking for projects that combine aesthetics with newsworthiness. Getting lively at 84 Great Eastern Street. The Foundry Protesters congregated outside the Foundry in Hoxton in a bid to protect it from being demolished. The art gallery and bar currently has been chosen as…Details
May 2010: Raique Hyde Park Shots on a beautiful May Sunday afternoon by the Serpentine, Hyde Park
Lily Savage Fashion Spirit of the Fox Test Shoot with Huli and Arthur. The first of many fashion tests using Shoreditch’s supurb array of street art backgrounds for shoots.
I love this Hipstamatic I Phone application that brings back the joy of basic creative photography and reminds me of the first shots I did 30 years ago. Black Inck on the Commercial Road and an unnamed artwork on the outside of the Foundry, Shoreditch by Part2ism before it is ripped down for a faceless…Details
Model:- Tatiana Povalyaeva Model Model:- Kaylee Kitty Griffiths Model:- Lilly Savage Model I thought that Alternative Fashion Week was excellent and have missed not going for the last few years. There were lots of great models, designers, interesting make up and cool fashion. I am uploading all the images to facebook…Details
Kate Moss in the car after the Mummy Rocks bash, the rock and roll fundraising event, organised by jewellers Garrard, raised funds for the Great Ormond Street Hospital.
Adam Ant last week lent his image in support of The Drawn Petition, campaigning for policies that prioritise the human rights, safety and social inclusion of people working in the sex industry. Last night Noel Fielding was also drawn in support of their cause. The campaign, spearheaded by London artist Natasha Gomperts, consists of 1000…Details
A video piece I did with VC2 producer Daniel Florêncio for Current TV where we spent an evening driving around Central London as we looked for celebs and came across Prince William at Boujis. Current TV – Tracking William, A Night With a Paparazzo from i made it films on Vimeo.
Beautiful portrait of my father taken by Paul Ashby in 2010
Chelsey Davey leaving the new Chinawhite off Oxford Street after their opening Jo Wood leaving the new Chinawhite off Oxford Street after their opening Dancers for the openingDetails
14th October 2009 Eva Herzigova leaving Ciprianis
Climate Camp G20, Bishopsgate, gets lively as Annette and Sorrel are dragged along the road as wild dogs bark like crazy
Tim Lawson-Cruttenden obituary in the Times. Tim the lawyer, was born on January 23, 1955 and died April 17, 2019, aged 64. Portrait at his office with Arthur the lurcher in the background Ashby/Pycraft Tim was a great man of the olde skool walk-the-talk kind. He helped me out of a very difficult legal/moral and…Details
Drugs, sex, rock & roll lifestyle of London’s celebrity culture in the noughties featuring Jay Kay aka Jamiroquai, Kate Moss, Prince Harry, Street fighting, Jordan, Kylie Minogue, Victoria Beckham aka Posh Spice, Juliette Lewis, a naked street dancing stripper, wealthy Russian kids fighting outside Boujis, Jack Nicholson, Prince William, and Kate Middleton, Justin Timberlake, Puff…Details
Zoom at the Top:- Pycraft’s biggest scoop to date involved the ‘Comedy Terrorist’ Aaron Barschak, who gatecrashed Prince William’s 21st at Windsor Castle and stormed the stage in an Osama bin Laden-style false beard and a pink dress. The photos went global. ‘They were debating the situation in Parliament the next day. Bush didn’t want…Details
Ronnie Wood’s errant lover Ekaterina Ivanova on a trip to Corfu. We did shots strolling along the beach and swimming in the sea to help clean up her negative profile at the time. We broke her story in the News of the World after a studio shoot with stylist Mia de Noir and makeup artist…Details
January 2005: Katie Price is unveiled as the new face of online bingo site
Liam Gallagher at the Met Bar where he burst out of the party, ‘I’ll show you the f****** award I won in Germany”
Despite a successful evening at the Q Awards for his band Oasis, Liam Gallagher was in anything but a celebratory mood as he partied with the band at the Met Bar. Liam burst out of the party to taunt photographers who asked to see his award, waving a pole menacingly, saying ‘I’ll show you the…Details
Sienna Miller from New York to London, always a superstar! Sunday 24 July 2005 Cartier International Polo – Guards Polo Club, Windsor Great Park, Egham, Berkshire Sienna Miller spends time at Cartier Polo with old flame Orlando Bloom. “Success and failure are both difficult to endure. Along with success come drugs, divorce, fornication, bullying, travel,…Details
American actor Mickey Rourke leaves Sketch nightclub with some pals, messing around for photographers in the street outside.
November 2003: American actor Mickey Rourke leaves Sketch nightclub with some pals, messing around for photographers in the street outside.
Supermodel Kate Moss dines at The Ivy with boyfriend Jefferson Hack.
Glamour model Jordan attends the relaunch of celebrity nightspot Pangaea.
March 2005: Manchester United player Wayne Rooney and girlfriend Colleen McLoughlin have a night out in London with Charlton Athletic striker Francis Jeffers and his girlfriend. Starting with dinner at The Ivy, the couples then headed off to celebrity nightspot Funky Buddha, where fellow footballer Dwight Yorke also spent the evening.
February 2005: Kate Moss leaves Vic Naylor’s in Clerkenwell after attending a private party hosted by Mick Jones of The Clash and his new band Carbon/Silicon. Also at the gig was actor Rhys Ifans.
October 2004: Prince Harry assaults photographer Chris Uncle after a 4 1/2 hour drinking session at exclusive London nightclub Pangaea.Clearly agitated as he emerged from the club, the Prince pushed the mild-mannered photographer’s camera into his face, bruising his lip, and had to be restrained by his bodyguard. It seemed to be Uncle’s unlucky day,…Details
October 2004: Eastenders actress Brooke Kinsella leaves Funky Buddha
London, 19th March 2004, Pangaea Glamour model Linsey Dawn Mackenzie leaves the club with Jodie MarshDetails
London, 18th March 2004, Aura. Former Spice Girl Emma Bunton is all smiling after a night out clubbing in London.Details
London, 27th February 2004, The Roost Miriam at play in anticipation of 12″ release MIRIAM PRESS RELEASE – RADIO ONE EXCLUSIVE OF HER NEW SINGLE. ISSUED BY DARKFIBRE Miriam is the transsexual sensation who seduced 6 unsuspecting alpha males in the Sky One series “There’s Something About Miriam. Radio One has been badgering Miriam for…Details
February 2004: Prince Harry’s love interest Cassie Sumner – The Sun, Daily Sport
july 2003: Cartier International Polo – party Smith’s Lawn, Windsor Great Park, Egham Quintessentially and Chinawhite co-host exclusive bash with champagne reception, seated lunch, and afterparty. Revelers including Prince Harry attend the afterparty. The picture shows: Prince Harry and his friends were dancing on the tables, as the alcohol flowed. The young Prince seemed to be having a…Details
15th July 2003 Tony Blair’s Press Secretary Alistair Campbell is chased down the street by Saddam Hussein
15th July 2003 Tony Blair’s Press Secretary Alistair Campbell is chased down the street by a Saddam Hussein lookalike near his home in north London. It was alleged that Campbell had a hand in altering government reports to justify going to war with Iraq. “Please remain. You furnish the pictures, and I’ll furnish the war.”…Details
Aaron Barschak aka ‘The Comedy Terrorist’ was driven away by police after gatecrashing Prince William’s 21st birthday celebrations on 21st June 2003 in the early hours of the morning. Barschak, dressed as Osama Bin Laden, scaled one of the castle walls, and bluffed his way past security into the party. Once inside, he got up…Details
May 2003:- Prince Harry with Darren Hajul, who was a member of boy band Most Wanted post-Polo. The Royals have been great over the years and Prince Harry has given up some excellent pictures. This shot was taken back in 2003 and was the establishing shot of Prince Harry’s future wild antics. Back in my Paparazzi…Details
Christina Aguilera shoot at Mandarin Hotel
Still Life Flower from Studio71…1996-2000
1996: Still life shoot with Dave Little THE ADVENT – SHADED ELEMENTZReleased by INTERNAL RECORDS 1996 Bizarrely Cisco Ferreira and Colin McBean’s studio where a mere 30 meters down the corridor at CANALOT Production studious where I was based. The idea for the Robot Head was agreed and a model produced as nearly every sleeve then was…Details
Album cover design with excellent graphic designer Dave Little
Album cover design with excellent graphic designer Dave Little
June 1988 I was just in the Whitechapel Gallery today and they had an excellent exhibition Where Three Dreams Cross:150 Years Of Photography from India, Pakistan and Bangladesh which reminded me of one of my favourite pictures that I took on from my travels in Nepal when I was 18 on the Langtang trek. “Unless…Details
1) When did your father first got involved in Mexico? When did it all start, how and what happened? As a property developer in the early 1970s my father was involved in lots of projects like the third airport concept at Maplin Sands, Essex. He first went to Mexico in the late 1970’s advising on…Details