Sought-after celebrity Photographer, Creative Director & Consultant Ben Hards brings a sharp eye for detail and quality, with over 18 years’ experience in the industry.
Ben’s career in fashion began as a stylist and he has since developed to become one of the UK’s most-wanted in his field. In recent years, Ben has built his photography portfolio, creating innovative concepts, directing shoots and producing videos. Having been inspired by his father’s photo editing work with global brands, photography was a passion from an early age and a skill he has been able to refine in the fashion industry.
He has been personally contacted to look after world-renowned artists such as Zayn Malik, Kelis, Aston Merrygold, DJ Nikki Beatnik, DJ Arielle Free, Iyamah and Shura, as well as working with some of the world’s top models such as Hailey Bieber, Georgia Fowler, Winnie Harlow, Georgia May Jagger and many more. He is highly respected and trusted by both his clients and fellow professionals alike.
His desire to stay at the top is clear to see and evident in his work on numerous photo shoots for editorials in publications such as Hunger Magazine, L'Officiel, Harper's Bazaar, Pause, Viper Magazine, Indie Magazine, Koncierge Magazine, Fucking Young, Untitled Magazine and Creative Head Magazine, to name a few.
Ben’s work has taken him overseas to France, Denmark and Milan for countless photo shoots & Fashion Weeks, where he has worked with brands such as Ralph & Russo, Daks London, Iceberg & Andrea Pompilio. Closer to home in London, where he has worked with, among others, Julien MacDonald, House of Holland, Pringle of Scotland, Kristian Aadnevik, Sibling, Emilia Wickstead, Sadie Williams, Matty Bovan, David Koma and Temperley London.
Other big-names and brands that Ben has collaborated with on campaigns and other ventures include Rankin, Lancome, Vogue, Dior, Soho House, Make Up For Ever, Urban Decay, L'Oreal Professionnel, Kerastase, Shu Uemura, Replay Jeans, BSide London, Barbara Alan, Oribe, BaByliss Pro, Goldwell, The Fellowship for British Hairdressing, Unite, Syd Hayes, Adam Reed and Moroccanoil.
Ben’s desire to consistently push the boundaries has led him to collaborate with some of the most luxury brands, with whom he has been invited to showcase his talent and creativity for photo shoots, on stage or as an consultant, as well as being an ambassador for their products.
As his list of credits grows, so does his enthusiasm and passion for his profession.
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