It's way more complicated than that!
Jeremy isn’t just a photographer – he has been asked to resolve problems related to a wide variety of image production comissions. He started his career before leaving school, working as a music based photo-journalist for a local paper. After passing with Distinction a National Diploma in Art he was then accepted on a Degree Level Art and Design course. He then chooses to relocate to London and pursue his passion for image production and studio management.
During the 80’s and 90’s Jeremy progresses through the ‘studio system’. Starting as an assistant at the original Holborn Studios, where Robert Palmers ‘Addicted to Love’ video, directed by Terrance Donovan is shot in the basement. Working at many of London’s leading studios, he progresses to manage Metro Photographic purpose built studio in Clerkenwell for five years. He deals with high profile celebrities, musicians, actors and public personalities. Clients include: Nike, Sony, and Wella International. Publications include: The Face, Sunday Times, Mail on Sunday, Sun, News of the World. Photographers include: Barry Lategan (Gordon’s Gin, Pirelli, Vogue. Victoria & Albert museum), Alistair Morrison (The Sunday Times, Observer, National Portrait Gallery), Mauro Carraro (YOU’ Magazine, Hello Magazine, Toni & Guy). Jeremy works closely with Nick Knight (Vogue, ID magazine, Alexander McQueen) and his assistant Craig McDean (ID, Face, Harper’s Bazaar, Vogue).
During this period he accompanies photographers on assignments both foreign and domestic, traveling to many European destinations.
In 1992 Jeremy starts a close association with Torture Garden – the cutting edge underground club, and clothing range. Documenting the club for over 26 years has produced a large body of work and two publications, edited by David Wood and published by Creation Books. And a video produced by Mulligan and distributed by Richard Wells productions.
In 1993 Jeremy was asked to join international Latex clothing designers Murray and Vern as a production Manager. His responsibilities include latex clothing manufacture, live event management, image production and devising advertising campaigns. Including producing printed promotional material that he was able to place in: in Borders, Waterstones, Magma and the Tate Modern bookshops.
In 1993 Jeremy is approached by the journalist Michelle Olley to become a producer of image based content for Skin Two. Skin Two publishes a magazine, has a clothing range, retail outlet, mail-order business and hosts an annual event: The Skin Two Rubber Ball. A charity event attended by thousands that raises money for the HIV charity: Cuisade. The Skin Two association produces commissions for many fashion brands, designers and publicists. These include images of Angelina Jolie for the film Tomb Raider. Stock image for Hulton Getty picture library. Styling add campaigns for PlayStation and Virgin Interactive computer games. Production stills for feature films. Featured contributions to Carlton coffee-table art books.
More recently Jeremy has worked in the lighting systems of the Royal Opera House Covent Garden. As a technician at Spring Photoraphic Studios and for TIGI Bed Head studios as a photographic studio manager.