Hugh’s passion for making the everyday norm appear beautiful allows his work to be both familiar and foreign. His portfolio celebrates simple combinations that work without dressing-up – egg and chips without the condiments.
HJ was selected for a special attention by George Rodger, founder of Magnum and has since become a major international award winner with Grand Award at the International Advertising Festival in New York, Gold and Silvers at Art Directors Club, AOP, D&AD, Campaign. Hugh was the only working British photographer whose work was selected for the V&A exhibition ‘Photography Now’.
Hugh’s had a brilliant start to 2019 winning 5 awards - International Color Awards Winner, Fortnum & Mason’s Photographer of the Year, Finalist with 4 photos at Assoc of Photographers, Pink Lady Food Photo Awards & Food Photo Festival. This follows up winning success in 2018/9/7/6.
HJ was also one of 2 British based photographers selected to exhibited in the Food Photography Awards in Denmark and was voted Fortnum & Mason’s Photographer of the Year 2018.