The Elle Weekender is a celebration of all things fabulous about being a woman in the 21st century. There were freebies, makeovers, inspirational talks and a whole host of seminars and events.
'Birth' is an exciting collaboration between the esteemed photographer Richard Ansett and artist Grayson Perry. Unveiled at the beautiful setting of the Fitzrovia Chapel in London, guests were invited to a private viewing with Grayson and Richard in attendance. Displayed on a back lit light box at the altar, Grayson looks almost angelic with babe in arms, and guests are invited to form their own interpretations of the meaning and messages behind the piece.
The Bazaar Summit is an annual event hosted at Sothebys in London by Harpers Bazaar Magazine. It invites women in business to all come together and network while enjoying a series of talks by key female figures in business and the Arts. The 2018 summit speakers included Rosamund Pike, Fiona Shackleton, Gina Miller and Inga Beale.
The management team at Copeland Park and Bussey Building booked Raccoon London event photographer Jerome last July, to cover a series of events showing the breadth of activity onsite during a typical summer weekend. As well as the various spaces and venues and the festive atmosphere of the place, Jerome captured the day of the World Cup quarter-final between England and Sweden.
The All About Group is an organisation that provides help to young people by providing career opportunities for them.
The school leavers scheme was started as a means to help them get jobs and understand the career paths available for young people. The All About Group organise an award event every year to reward the best young professionals and employers and hired me to cover the evening, hosted by Josh Widdecombe at the Grand Sheraton Hotel on Park Lane.
In September 2018 Raccoon London event photographer Chris photographed a luxury travel event in Marrakech which encompassed two days of (poolside) conference activities plus two days of networking opportunities for delegates to link up with representatives of top-end hotels and experience providers from all over the globe.
Guizhou Going Global is a conference for business leaders from the UK and the Chinese province of Guizhou to foster trade relations between the two. As such there were opportunities for people to learn about the local culture by sampling teas, foods and cocktails from the region as well as hearing regional music and watching a catwalk show with garments based on indigenous fabrics and textiles.
WeWork, the shared office-space company, was holding an awards event celebrating their creators and entrepreneurs that work in their spaces in the legendary Printworks venue in London. Raccoon London photographer Dom was tasked with second shooting for senior Raccoon London photographer Andreas, and aiding him in covering all the bases. Ashton Kutcher was an incredibly motivating speaker, the business stories showcases on stage were compelling and interesting and all the companies involved in the convention hall had interesting and engaging booths. The event was full of vibrance and enthusiasm to capture and was very inspiring as a creator and small business owner myself.