Hugh’s passion for making the everyday norm appear beautiful allows his work to be both familiar and foreign. His portfolio celebrates simple combinations that work, without dressing-up. Egg and chips without the condiments.
HJ was selected for a special attention by George Rodger, founder of Magnum and has since become a major international award winner with Grand Award at the International Advertising Festival in New York, Golds and Silvers at Art Directors Club, AOP, D&AD, Campaign. Hugh was the only British based photographer selected for the V&A exhibition Photography Now.
2018 saw the acquisition of several new awards, 2 at the International Photography awards, double winner in both the American Masters Cup, International Colour Awards, AOP Awards and a Pink Lady Photo Awards Shortlist, plus Fortnum & Mason Photographer of the Year 2018.
HJ was was also one of 2 British based photographers selected to exhibit in the World Food Photography Awards 2016 in Denmark and included in Luerzer's Top 200 World Photographers. His latest book, Kricket with chef Will Bowlby was published by Hardie Grant in May 2018.