Hugh Hastings 

Photographer | Public Speaker 


Hugh Hastings is a professional photographer and an Ambassador for the world's most famous and iconic camera brand : Leica

He was Chelsea FC's Official Photographer for ten years and now specialises in Portraits, Architecture and Landscapes, all shot with medium format digital Leica cameras. Being trained in all aspects of photography from the age of 16 in a west end London studio, he is also regularly commissioned to shoot travel and specialist marine work.

For the last three years Hugh has been giving public talks on photography and meeting photographers of all abilities on exhibition stands at major photographic events in the UK and abroad. Today, he has a reputation for giving highly engaging talks on photography at events including London Olympia, the Brighton Fringe and the NEC, Birmingham. 

In addition to his commercial work,  Hugh is also working on several projects including a major book of his Cornish landscape photography to be published in Spring 2017 and a series of pictures documenting Folklore in the UK.

Hugh is the founder of StreetMedia.org.uk - a social enterprise initiative that empowers people in difficulties to record their lives photographically to benefit themselves and others. He is also the Manager of the official Chelsea Football Club Photographic Archive. 

Contact : hugh@hughhastings.co.uk


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