AOP Awards 2016- Sunbeam’s 3rd Annual Selection

Posted on Mar 06 In - Events, Featured, News, Photography, Shows

The AOP Photographers Awards are considered the ultimate accolade for the UK’s commercial photographers, as well as a celebration of extraordinary work by the industry as whole. For our latest installation here at Sunbeam Studios, our walls have been decked with some highlights from the recent awards, held originally in October.  Marking our third year of celebrating the awards with the AOP, we are very excited to continue our collaboration and feature work from some of the UK’s most exciting talent.

Private view : 23rd March 2017. Please get in touch at for an invitation, space is limited.






William Green

Will Sanders

Olaf Veltman

Uli Weber – Goodwood Revival

Posted on Jan 05 In - Events, History, News, Shows, Studio Three, Sustainability

Following on from the success of his book “Portraits”, a 20 year retrospective of his celebrity portraiture that features the likes of Daniel Radcliffe, Sting, Bruce Willis and Kylie Minogue, Uli Weber has now turned his lens to the magic of the Goodwood Revival.

The Goodwood Revival Exhibition private view fundraiser was held in Sunbeam Studio’s grand Talbot Hall, a magical step back in time, as seen through a selection of images from Uli’s book. This show was in aid of Second Chance, a charity offering help to children from disadvantaged backgrounds or with histories of abuse with all profits stemming from the show going to the charity.

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Every year Goodwood stages a highly competitive race meeting featuring the kind of cars and motorcycles that would have been at this historic circuit during the period of 1948-1966.  It offers visitors the opportunity to leave the “modern world” behind and see motor sport luminaries such as Sir Stirling Moss, Nick Mason, John Surtees, Jean Alesi and Sir Jackie Stewart racing.

Sunbeam was proud to host such a beautiful and appropriate show, bringing cars back into this former car showroom.

‘Thank you Sunbeam Studios for allowing us to exhibit in such a spectacular space, Ladbroke Hall being one of the fist purpose built car factories in Britain.’ Uli Weber

The exhibition continues in our reception gallery until the end of March


New World Orders – A Sunbeam curation of the AOP Photography awards

Posted on Jun 18 In - News, Photography, Shows

Sunbeam is delighted to welcome back the AOP Photography Awards. For the second year we have curated a show of some of our favourite images from the prestigious awards show. This year we picked the theme of New World Order. We feel this selection of images together hold a mirror to the current social justice climate reflecting in part our sustainability values.  The show invokes memories of Choose Your Own Adventure novels by torchlight along with influences such as the 2015 election, Cloud Atlas, Mad Max and the tumult in the Ukraine ultimately offering a glimpse of the Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come.

We invite you to get in touch with us at if you’re interested in attending our Private View.31PAF_17880S_54109

Photo: Greg White

110 Years of Excellence at Sunbeam Studios

Posted on Sep 08 In - Cars, Catering, Events, Exclusive Hire, Fashion, Filming, Garden, History, Music, News, Photography, Production, Shows, Studio Four, Studio One, Studio Three, Studio Two, Suite A, Suite B, Suite C, Suite D, Suite E, Sunbeam's Own

A dozen pre-war Talbot motor cars with a combined age of over 1000 years returned home on Sunday 8th September to where they were made; our building, Ladbroke Hall.

Our building  was the first purpose built car factory and showroom in the UK, opening its doors in 1903 and impressively this year we celebrated the centenary of the 100 miles in 1 hour World Record, set in 1913 by a car built right here at Sunbeam’s Ladbroke Hall. Through this achievement the driver Percy Lambert became the fastest man ever over this distance – on land, sea, or air, for which he earned the status of celebrity and national hero.

With people like Winston Churchill using the building as his experimental warfare establishment in WW1, the famous Kings visit in 1918, and the long line of motoring heroes such as Percy Lambert’s achievements, our building’s history has certainly set a high bar for us to aim for.

Studio 1 showed off our photographic services with a modern studio photo-shoot of a 1933 Talbot AV105 Super Speed Brooklands Tourer, produced by Sunbeam and photographed by Mitch Payne.

Photography : Mitch Payne, Andrew Lunch                                                                                                      Location: Sunbeam Studios                                                                                                                                            Press: Classic & Sports Car ,  Metro

Modern Empire: Print Editions and Works on Paper

Posted on Apr 30 In - News, Photography, Shows

Modern Empire is a print publisher based in London working with both emerging and established artists to produce limited edition prints and to foster investment in artists’ works on paper. The exhibition includes a selection of prints, paintings and collages by some of the artists who have worked with Modern Empire since it began in 2009.

Includes works by Vicki Bennett, Charlotte Bracegirdle, Alec Finlay, Diego Mena, Inken Reinert, and Kelly Richardson.

The 2012 AOP Photographers Awards: A Sunbeam-curated selection

Posted on Jan 07 In - News, Shows

Adrian Lyon Figure 1

The AOP Photographers Awards is one of the most prestigious and highly respected competitions for professional photographers worldwide. Now in its 29th year, the AOP Photographers Awards are steadily evolving and moving in parallel with the demands of a progressive and ever-changing industry.

Sunbeam Shows feature a selection taken from the 234 images which made up the 2012 exhibition. All images selected for the Awards can be viewed here.

The private view of the Sunbeam-curated show will be in the first week of February 2013.
If you would like to come please email for an invite.


Posted on Nov 04 In - News, Shows, Sustainability

Frank Horvat Grégoire’s hands, 2003 Archival pigment print, Limited Edition 13/30

This show is in support of PhotoVoice, a charity offering a voice to the unheard through photography. Sarah Moon, Peter Fraser, Henrik Knudsen & Frank Horvat are among those included in the show which covers a variety of different photography styles focused mainly on documentary and street photography from 1950-2011.

All prints in the show are for sale and all profits go to PhotoVoice. Their mission to build skills within disadvantaged and marginalised communities around the World and right here in Britain using photography. This affords these communities the opportunity to represent themselves and create their own tools for advocacy and communication in order to achieve positive social change.

Sunbeam is very proud to support PhotoVoice through this show and invite you to join us. If you would like to see the show or the sale list please do get in touch with us at or +44 (0) 208 962 8690

Centrefold Magazine – A retrospective selection from 2003-2011

Posted on Sep 11 In - Events, Fashion, Filming, News, Photography, Shows, Studio One, Sunbeam's Own

Sunbeam Studios proudly presents the first in a series of intimate gallery shows at the studios in North Kensington. On the 1st of September 2011, Sunbeam launched a retrospective selection of Centrefold Magazine going back to the inception of the magazine in 2003 as well as including prints from the newest, yet unreleased, edition.

The inaugural installation in Sunbeam’s new show space, curated by Petek Sketcher and Andrew G Hobbs, includes images from KT Auleta, Mario Godlewski, Hans Feurer, Peter Hill, Andrew G. Hobbs, Iain McKell, Albert G. Richards, Clare Shilland, Adam Whitehead, Yelena Yemchuk.

The private view went without a hitch last week! Despite the torrential downpours, we had a great turnout and now we have some fantastic work on our walls. Check out the video below of every Centrefold edition – on the night we projected a giant version over our cove in studio one. Thanks to everyone that came, look out for the next Sunbeam Show!

Viewing by appointment only +44(0)20 8962 8690.

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