Michael Owen

A magazine recently commissioned me to take some portraits of former Liverpool and Manchester United striker Michael Owen, who was heading back to his boyhood club in Hawarden, Flintshire to launch a new specialist football insurance company.

With most of the magazine’s requested shots out of the way, I managed to get another 20 seconds with him in an attempt to find a more generic picture, devoid of any branding, logos or similar forms of sponsorship. The Canon 85mm f/1.2 lens, wide open, did just the trick, blowing the background out to leave the eyes all on their own…

 

Former Liverpool & Man Utd player Michael Owen poses for a portrait
Former Liverpool & Man Utd player Michael Owen poses for a portrait
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