Event Photography – British Museum

Last week I was down in that there London doing some event photography for the British Museum. They wanted some documentary style event photography with a creative twist to record an event that was being held centred around their Hajj exhibition. The images were to be used in internal publications, reports and general marketing materials.

The exhibition itself was held in the reading room and was very dark in terms of photography so it was quite a challenge to photograph the visitors and groups interacting with the exhibition. One of the briefs was to try and capture the feeling of people moving around the exhibition and so I set up with a tripod for some shots and used a longer exposure to get motion blur on the various people walking around the space. Another brief was to capture some images of the school groups who had been invited to the event as they carried out some of their assignment work, so I set up in some of the better lit areas to get those shots.

In addition to the exhibition photography I was also asked to provide some general event photography for some of the workshops that were taking place in different locations across the museum.

If you have an event that that you would capturing in a creative and unique way, please get in touch using the contact page and I’ll get back to you to arrange some time so we can have a chat to see if there is an opportunity for us to work together.