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Award Winning Images

“A selection of Award winning images from the Vault of Essay Photography.”

- Sean O'Shaughnessy

Award Winning Images..

Nicholson Single Cover

We are proud of our Music Photography and the 35 years or so that I have worked with so many bands.

This particular photograph features a Burlesque Dancer Lux De Lioux and was shot for use as a cover of an original song "Take a Moment by Nicholson a Britpop outfit from the west Midlands.  

Fashion Shoot

A shoot in the woods inspired by a Nymph concept led to a Highly Commended image with the MPA shoot locally in woodland with Alice

Belvoir Wedding

One of the best settings from a wedding we shot in Belvoir Castle nr Nottingham. A Spectacular setting in King Henry VIII home with Dan and Michelle on their wedding day.

L'Oreal Colour Trophy

A Head shot image entered into the L'oreal Colour Trophy of Yasmin de Christie with a Silver award from the MPA and Qualifing image for L'oreal Finalist Hairdressers

Runaway Bride

A post - wedding day capture of Justine from her wedding day sequence of her marriage to Craig. This has draw great attention from many - including an amarican horse magazine and awareded Silver from the MPA. 

Flour Power - Dance

Dance photography is one of the most expressive and beautiful form captured in our portfolios. This one of Millie won Silver award - Second Place in the New Entrant to the MPA awards in 2019  

Demi - Singer / Songwriter

First saw Demi when she was busking on the streets of Birmingham - a real talent this was taken for a shoot for her EP. Check out her music at:

Craig & Kim

Highly Commended Image with the MPA for this photograph taken at Craig and Kim's wedding in Alcester.

British Men's Haidressing Awards

Image from the British Mens Hairdressing awards with L'Oreal with Hairdresser Victor. Highly Commended award with MPA


Creative Director of Essay Photography