From celebrities to war heroes: how do you make an emotional portrait?

(Image credit: Rory Lewis)
Meet the pro: Rory Lewis

Rory Lewis

(Image credit: Rory Lewis)

British photographer Rory is recognised internationally for his fine-art celebrity portraits, inspired by Renaissance masters. He has won many awards and features in galleries including the National Portrait Gallery.


Portrait photography offers the most personal journey for viewers, since the connection with the subject is unlike any other genre. 

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Lauren Scott
Freelance contributor/former Managing Editor

Lauren is a writer, reviewer, and photographer with ten years of experience in the camera industry. She's the former Managing Editor of Digital Camera World, and previously served as Editor of Digital Photographer magazine, Technique editor for PhotoPlus: The Canon Magazine, and Deputy Editor of our sister publication, Digital Camera Magazine. An experienced journalist and freelance photographer, Lauren also has bylines at Tech Radar,, Canon Europe, PCGamesN, T3, Stuff, and British Airways' in-flight magazine (among others). When she's not testing gear for DCW, she's probably in the kitchen testing yet another new curry recipe or walking in the Cotswolds with her Flat-coated Retriever.