NEWS: A selection of Rachael's fine art work is currently on
long-term show at a solo exhibition in Greater Manchester.
Installed as part of the Chorlton Arts Festival, the exhibition
titled 'Love, Peace and Petals' is created around the theme
of inspiration, and comprises 19 landscapes, seascapes and live
music performance portraits. The installation is at the World
Peace Cafe at the Vairochana
Kadampa Buddhist Centre in Chorlton, South Manchester. All
works included in the exhibition are available for sale. For
venue details and opening times please visit the WPC website.
Magowan specialises in the areas of reportage-style event photography,
live music, festivals, film and television set work, food photography,
informal portraiture, and fine art prints and greeting cards.
to studying photography at university, she has over 25 years
shooting experience, and has worked with a wide variety of
clients, including: McCarthy & Stone, Manchester University,
Chorlton FM radio station, Didsbury Arts Network, The Art
of Meze restaurant, Iguana Bar, Public-i Creative Network,
Squirk Media, and Zombie Aid.
regularly engaged to shoot at popular music venues, to cover
both special events and regular nights.
She has staged many exhibitions of her work, with current
installations at The Bar, Chorlton, Manchester, and The World
Peace Cafe, Chorlton, Manchester.
work has included being the company photographer for an independent
film company, resident photographer for respected live music
venues, and the studio photographer for Chorlton Arts Radio.
Her more unusual event photographer commissions have included
a Pagan hand-fasting ceremony, and an invasion of Manchester
Arndale by 'zombies!'
supporter of chartiable causes (primarily with an environmental
focus), Rachael also covers a substantial number of benefit
events, and is happy to occasionally charge for these at a
reduced special rate at her discretion. However, PLEASE NOTE:
she is unable to offer her services free of charge.
approach to people photography is primarily candid and spontaneous,
focusing on capturing natural moments, and attaining unposed
shots in which her subjects are relaxed and happy to just
be themselves. To
achieve this, her shooting style is entirely informal, and
she strives to maintain a secondary and unobtrusive presence
at all her professional engagements.
primarily in Greater Manchester, Cheshire, Lancashire and
Prices for all commissions are available upon request.
Her cards and prints are available for sale at craft fairs
and from the following retailers:
Garden Centre, Hulme, Greater Manchester.
The World Peace
Café at the Vairochana
Kadampa Buddhist Centre, Chorlton, Greater Manchester.
Book Shop, Chorlton, Greater Manchester.
Post Box, Chorlton, Greater Manchester.
There is also an option for mail order. PLease e-mail Rachael
for details via the contact page of this site.