About me

Nigel is the man behind countless global billboard and press campaigns.

Decades of experience collaborating with ad agencies and marketing departments.

Building unique teams to facilitate the creative process, and delivering the vision from traditional billboards to digital & social media.

In an ever changing world, adaptability and being ahead of the curve is key to creativity.

A prime example of this is as founder and creative director of AIR-CGI (Automotive Image Rendering).

Gathering together some of the best international CG talent and channelling the diverse skill sets into creating imagery at the forefront of the field at that time.

Delivering the first automotive CGI billboard & press campaign for Ford USA with Team Detroit in 2006.

Awards followed - Campaign Photo Awards for the Mars campaign in 2010 with AMVBBDO London.... and significant productions - Volvo C30 with SCP Grey Goteborg a truly global shoot - Hong Kong, Rio, Miami, Barca etc... all with CG cars, pre-visualised on location with compositing & creative retouching back in the UK studio.

Move up to the present - premium clients like Rolls-Royce, Triumph Motorcycles, Royal Enfield .... awards nominations - International Motor Film Awards, AOP Awards, Luerzers Best 200 Ad Photographers Worldwide, Production Paradise, OneEyeland, Creative Review and articles - Creativepool, EVO magazine...

What's new in 2021 - billboard & press campaign for Ford 'Backbone of Britain'

Directing TV slots for Vauxhall EVs... the story continues...


Advertising, Art Direction, Automotive Photography, car photography, cgi, Creative Direction, Directing, Film, Filming, landscape photography, Lifestyle Photography, People photography, Photography

Sector Experience

Advertising, Arts, Audio / Visual, Automobiles, Automotive, CGI / 3D, Communications, Film (Short / Documentary), Photography


Association of Photographers Awards, Creative Review Annual - In-book, Creativepool Annual Award, oneeyland awards


AMV BBDO, Bentley, BMW, Cadillac, Ford, GTB Uk, Jaguar Land Rover, Leo Burnett Chicago, Maserati, McCann London, McCann Milton Keynes, Publicis London, Publicis Worldwide, Renault, Rolls Royce, Royal Enfield Motorcycles, Saatchi & Saatchi London, SCP Grey, Spark44, Toyota, Triumph Motorcycles, Vauxhall, Volvo

Trade Associations

AOP, association of photographers

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Top 25 Director of Photography Project featured:Jaguar I-Type 2
on 2nd October 2017
Project featured:Mads Mikkelsen, Le Fantome & Ford Edge
on 19th October 2017
Project featured:Launch images for the all new Rolls-Royce Phantom 2017
on 23rd October 2017
Project featured:New Rolls-Royce Ghost
on 8th November 2017
Project featured:Sand-bashing in Namibia - Land Rover Discovery
on 2nd February 2018
Project featured:Pan-European press campaign - Ford S-Max
on 7th February 2018
Project featured:Jaguar I-Pace Retouching
on 27th March 2018
Project featured:Ford SUV Range shoot
on 13th July 2018
Project featured:Royal Enfield 'Pegasus' launch
on 16th July 2018
Project featured:Goodwood Revival 2018
on 28th June 2019
Project featured:Rolls-Royce Phantom Tranquility project
on 16th September 2020
Project featured:HARNIMAN MASH UP
on 12th May 2021
Project featured:Backbone of Britain press & billboard campaign Ford CVs 2020-21
on 8th September 2021
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