From Wembley to Maternity

It’s been a busy time recently, with editorial commitments and some advertising shoots, more on these to come soon.
The weekend that has just been is still somewhat of a blur. Leo, Keiran and I went to Birmingham on Thurs to prep and then shoot a new campaign for Coca-Cola. I then dashed back down the M40 to shoot the England v Peru football match at Wembley. I then returned to Wembley on Saturday afternoon to assume my ringside position for the Froch Groves fight. I then returned for a final time on Sunday to shoot the Color Run for Dulux. All the while waiting for a text or call from my wife who is 39 weeks pregnant and literally ready to give birth at any moment… & breathe.

Here are a few images from the Color Run. I didn’t realise I looked so good in Pink.

Baby pix to follow đŸ™‚







About Gray Hughes photographer

Gray Hughes grew up in southwest London but has always had strong connections to the USA. He has spent many summers on road trips, visiting family in California. In his early twenties he moved to New York and assisted various fashion photographers before returning to London to shoot editorial sports and lifestyle. He soon graduated into shooting commercially for brands including Coca-Cola, Asics, Nike, Adidas, Reebok and Powerade. Gray has always loved film and music – his mother exposed him to Hitchcock at an inappropriately young age. As a young teen he used to record music demos on a four track recorder. Then in 2001 he took a break from photography to pursue a career in music, remixing dance music for four years before returning to his first love, photography. Gray’s personal projects have taken him to cowboy country in Montana, USA as well as Rio de Janeiro and more recently, around the grassroots rugby clubs of Britain. His film, ‘Heartland’ was a finalist in the 2015 AOP awards, with the accompanying photographs featured in the Sunday Times Magazine. He directed his first commercial for Glamorgan Brewing Company in 2015 and then subsequently joined Ridley Scott Associates where he was added to the photgraphy and moving image roster, he is on an indenpendent arrangement while he grows his show-reel so is free to collaborate with other production companies. So far this year he has directed films for Reebok and Standard Life and has shot a global advertising campaign for Vodafone.

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