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Maggie Yescombe

Image Maker

Maggie Yescombe creates stylish visuals, to engage your discerning target audience and help achieve your objectives.

Most photo-shoots take place in the comfort of Maggie’s exclusive photographic studio The Hackney Loft, Clapton, East London.

Maggie is also happy to travel internationally, to create the right imagery to fulfil your image brief.

Team

As well as understanding the craft of stills photography and postproduction (image retouching, and video editing), to get great visual imagery involving people on screen it helps to work with a great make-up artist/hairstylist.  Maggie partners with a carefully selected team of the most talented creatives, as appropriate to fit your needs, producing the aesthetic results you need, on time and within budget.

For artistic style and quality control, all retouching is handled in-house by Maggie, providing you with the ready to use imagery.

Feedback

Clients love the creative flare, technical knowledge, commitment and passion Maggie brings to each project  (check out their Testimonials)

 

Bio

Maggie was born in 1981, and grew up in North London.  Maggie’s love for photography began aged 8, when her dad gave her his old camera (35mm film).  

Maggie originally trained as a secretary and worked for a decade in architectural admin (last working in architectural admin as PA to architect Sir Richard MacCormac), while also traveling, self-funding her photographic studies, assisting, and taking on photography commissions.

2006  www.MargaretYescombe.com launched online.

2007  Maggie left full time admin employment, to focus on building a photography business.

2009  Purchased unique Live/Work property in East London, and established a Photographic Studio & Location.  Making what was a private space available for London’s creatives to hire for filming and photo-shoots.  Location’s clients include Marks & Spencers, Living Etc Magazine, FHM Magazine, musicians, and other creatives/advertisers.

2011  Sold the first studio, & invested in purchasing the even larger property next door. Expanding the creative space and possibilities, in the new 1,636sqft Studio/Location, affectionately known as The Hackney Loft.

2011  Maggie won Professional Photographers Magazine‘s ‘Shoot the Catwalk’ competition, and won a VIP pass to photograph at London Fashion Week at Somerset House.

2015  Selected for ‘Photography Mastered with Nick Knight’ talent program.

2016  Maggie started learning Beekeeping and Acting.

2017  Maggie enjoys beekeeping in a rented cottage in rural Cambridgeshire just off the M11, approx 1.5hrs drive from the Studio/Location in Hackney.  Maggie works remotely on stills and video editing and commutes into London to work:

Acting   www.Maggie-London.com

Location Hires   www.TheHackneyLoft.com

Photographic work   www.MaggieYescombe.com

 

Clients

Celebrities

Michael Palin, Terry Jones (best known for Monty Python), Tocarra Jones (America’s Next Top Model: voted as one of the most memorable contestants by AOL Entertainment.), Mecia Simone Simson (Britain’s Next Top Model winner), Leah Hibbert (Shipwrecked)

Advertising

Core Spirit boutique, Fashion Designer Rachel Antonio, Angelily (luxury nightwear & loungewear)

Editorial

The Observer, Professional Photographer Magazine, Hello! Magazine (Pakistan), Style Magazine (The Sunday Times), Evolve Magazine (Celebrity fashion spread), Artist & Illustrator Magazine (at home with celebrity Terry Jones), Artist & Illustrator Magazine (at home with celebrity Michael Palin), E-Merge Magazine (‘Josephine sitting’, fashion editorial), Glitter Magazine (Transmedia, Japan) luxury lifestyle imagery, Disorder Magazine (online) (‘Day & Knight’ fashion editorial, featuring Britain’s Next Top Model winner ’09), The Publican (celebrity portrait), Daily Star Newspaper Egypt, Xeher Magazine (Still life accessories: jewellery, belts and bags), Xeher Magazine (still life accessories: shoes), Rishe Magazine (Menswear fashion editorial, and Portraits: at home with Fashion Designer Nagress Gharani), Scoop International (Fashion show invites), Fashion156 blog (Fashion collection and BTS images), Quarto Publishing (Images to illustrate book)

 

Professional photographic memberships / associations

 

Logo: BFP Bureau of Freelance Photographers   BFP  ( Bureau of Freelance Photographers )

Logo: EPUK Editorial Photographers United Kingdon & Ireland. The private mailing list and public resource for editorial photographers   EPUK  ( Editorial Photographers UK )

Logo: Canon Professional Services Logo. Gold level Photographer membership Europe    CPS  ( gold member of Canon Professional Services Europe )

 

The Hackney Loft studio/location