// ABOUT SIMON //
Simon Buck is an editorial,commercial and lifestyle photographer based in Norwich and London.
His images have been published in The Independent, The Telegraph, The Observer, The Times, The Sunday Times and The Sunday Express newspapers; Rolling Stone, Huffington Post, Rangefinder, Q and Classic Rock. He has been featured twice in Vogue Italia's Photovogue and contributed both pictures and words to many surfing publications including Surfer's Journal, The Surfer's Path, Wavelength, Carve and Huck and was a featured artist exhibiting at the London Surf Film Festival 2016.
Clients include: The BBC, Linkedin, Penguin, Random House, Orion, Bloomsbury, Harper Collins, Archant, Oxford University Press, Scandinavian Airlines, McCann, Festival Republic, Kier Group, Gardline, Foolproof, Naked Wines, the RNLI, Children In Need, The Big C, Jarrold, FXHome, The Shackleton Co. as well as a host of international sports people, writers, actors, musicians, comedians, chefs and social influencers including:
Steve Coogan, Sir John Hurt, Brian Blessed, Anton Du Beke, Nigella Lawson, Rick Stein, Mary Berry, Ruby Wax, John Simpson, Reef, Chad Smith, John Wheeler, Hayseed Dixie, Stephen McGann, Ross Noble, Al Murray, Joe Launchbury, Taylor Knox, Kelly Slater, Mick Fanning, Oz Clarke, Ian Rankin, Louis De Bernieres, Sam Chapman, Sali Hughes, Ian Haste, Anna Victoria, Alice Liveing, and many more...
Consultancy & speaking: With over decade of experience serving a wide variety of clients Simon increasingly also consults for brands, businesses and agencies helping them to identify and strategise their cross platform image campaigns. This includes establishing the customer audience; devising specific, engaging and relevant product story portfolios; advising on the elements of budgeting, hiring the right photographer and commissioning, briefing and producing shoots.
He is also available for seminar and workshop presentations discussing the mechanics of editorial and commercial photography, transitioning between genres and the business of the industry.
Simon also acts as Head of Stills at Emmy Award winning Ember Films both shooting and managing the stills teams across international campaigns for brands including Nestlé-Purina, Canon, Vitec Group, Triumph Lingerie and Ingham's Travel.
Away from photography Simon is a lover of the outdoors and can often be found spending time with his family and friends usually at the beach with the dog in tow. He's also a keen surfer, skier and biker and loves making a racket on the drums with his band Yield.