Whether it's a spontaneous glance, or a more formal commission, a portrait reveals something of the relationship between photographer and subject in that moment. It's this sense of emotional connection that catches the viewer's attention, draws them to look again, holds their gaze a little longer.
In this gallery is a selection of portrait commissions for professional use, as well as some candid shots taken in various contexts and locations.
Truth to Power Café is a live performance event produced by London Artists Projects, combining theatrical monologue, personal testimony, poetry and photography. Participants are invited to answer the question "Who has power over you and what do you want to say to them?" My portraits of participants are projected as part of the show.
The anonymous portraits in Hidden Stories were created collaboratively with people exploring their experiences of living with an invisible condition or disability.
“I’m in the New York Times. Thanks Sarah for the best publicity shot I’ve ever had.”
GILLIAN MOORE CBE, DIRECTOR OF MUSIC, SOUTHBANK CENTRE, LONDON
“Sarah does really capture who I am, my truth....”