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Richard Boll Photographer

Richard Boll graduated with a BA (Hons) degree in Photography from the Edinburgh College of Art in 1999. After graduating he divided his time between teaching the advanced technical aspects of photography and working as a freelance editorial photographer.

Since 2004 he has been carrying out creative editorial and commercial photography assignments in London. Equally adept at working in a studio or on location, he works in the fields of still life, portrait and lifestyle photography. Richard gained an MA with distinction from the University of Brighton in 2016.


Awards and commissions include:

2016 Photoworks Award Winner for Six Degrees of Freedom
2016 Exhibitor in The International Festival of Photography, Shanxi Province, China
2015 The International Photography Awards, Honourable Mention for Form & Void
2015 The PX3 Photography Awards, Honourable mention for Form & Void
2014 The International Photography Awards, Honourable mention for Looking Towards France
2014 The PX3 Photography Awards, Honourable mentions for Nothing Happens and Pulchritudo Vulgaris (The Beauty of the Ordinary)
2013  The International Photography Awards, Fine Art category finalist for Nothing Happens and three honorable mentions for 99 Woolworths
2012  The International Photography Awards, Two honorable mentions for portraiture
2011  International Photography Awards, Honourable mention for Death in the Afternoon
2008  London International Creative Competition, Shortlisted for Studio II
2011  Renaissance Photography Competition, Sponsor’s Prize
2011  Magenta Foundation Flash Forward Exchange, Selected winner
2007  The National Portrait Gallery Photographic Prize, Finalist
2007  A National Portrait Gallery commissioned portrait of Sir David Attenborough
2006  First place in The National Portrait Gallery Photographic Prize
2004  First place in The Audi/Next Level International Award for Contemporary photography

Clients include:

Sony, Land Rover, BBDO Worlwide Advertising, Saatchi (M & C Saatchi), Belvedere Vodka, Timberland, Rolls Royce Magazine, Forbes Magazine, Diageo, Identity Design, Daily Telegraph, The Guardian, Wine Spectator, Cigar Aficionado, Harrys of London, Random House Publishing, Dorling Kindersley, Elle, Swissotel, Barrons (New York), Mellor & Scott, Sir Robert McAlpine Construction, Accurist Watches.