London has Premieres. And I have a Camera.

Over the course of an average year. London probably has about 40-60 movie premieres. They're free to attend. You can bring a camera. And then wait for hours. And be pushed and shoved by fans, autograph dealers and teenage girls from Spain grasping desperately at Logan Lerman.

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It’s been a while since I photographed a cast list this big - for the    WORLD PREMIERE of Downton Abbey    (the movie).

It’s been a while since I photographed a cast list this big - for the WORLD PREMIERE of Downton Abbey (the movie).

Sigh. How I ended up outside the Troxy Cinema for yet another “World” “Premiere” is anyone’s guess   . Fanatical!

Sigh. How I ended up outside the Troxy Cinema for yet another “World” “Premiere” is anyone’s guess. Fanatical!

“Is that guy just unnaturally handsome or is he some research specimen from DeepMind?”  - the    Killers Anonymous    premiere!

“Is that guy just unnaturally handsome or is he some research specimen from DeepMind?” - the Killers Anonymous premiere!

“If I’m not the lead, then who is? The MONSTER?” / “Yes” / “Oh…”  - it’s the World/Frightfest premiere of    “Dark Light”   !

“If I’m not the lead, then who is? The MONSTER?” / “Yes” / “Oh…” - it’s the World/Frightfest premiere of “Dark Light”!

It’s Frightfest Day1, with Kaya Scodelario and Alexandre Aja for the Alligators-during-a-Hurricane opus    “Crawl”

It’s Frightfest Day1, with Kaya Scodelario and Alexandre Aja for the Alligators-during-a-Hurricane opus “Crawl”

Arryve for dashort jurnal, Steh forda truely appolling Jamaikkan Aksents : at     Inna De Yard   .

Arryve for dashort jurnal, Steh forda truely appolling Jamaikkan Aksents : at Inna De Yard.

Penelope Cruz! Antonio Banderas! Pedro Almodovar! Three stars and Two pints at    ‘Pain and Glory’   .

Penelope Cruz! Antonio Banderas! Pedro Almodovar! Three stars and Two pints at ‘Pain and Glory’.

Best premiere of 2019 to date : Statham, Elba, Mirren and Kirby for    “Fast & Furious presents : Hobbs & Shaw”    !

Best premiere of 2019 to date : Statham, Elba, Mirren and Kirby for “Fast & Furious presents : Hobbs & Shaw” !

10 Years Ago : QT’s    “Inglourious Basterds (2009)”    - now fully re-edited in RedCarpetMonochrome

10 Years Ago : QT’s “Inglourious Basterds (2009)” - now fully re-edited in RedCarpetMonochrome

Good news for those who like Corgis more than people, and don’t care what the event is if there’s corgis!    The Queen’s Corgi   .

Good news for those who like Corgis more than people, and don’t care what the event is if there’s corgis! The Queen’s Corgi.

It wasn’t a premiere, but it was certainly a spectacle:    POTUS in London   , featuring Trump (through window) and Protesters.

It wasn’t a premiere, but it was certainly a spectacle: POTUS in London, featuring Trump (through window) and Protesters.

The  “Rocketman” premiere  journal also features Elton John in a glasses-wearing mini-humvee. Not sure why I didn’t put it here.

The “Rocketman” premiere journal also features Elton John in a glasses-wearing mini-humvee. Not sure why I didn’t put it here.

Benedict Cumberbatch! Phoebe Waller-Bridge! Kelsey Grammer! The Goss Twins! David Schwimmer!  THE 2019 TV BAFTAS!

Benedict Cumberbatch! Phoebe Waller-Bridge! Kelsey Grammer! The Goss Twins! David Schwimmer! THE 2019 TV BAFTAS!

Scream as much as you want for Zac Efron, because that was yesterday. Today it’s CHARLIZE THERON for  “Long Shot”

Scream as much as you want for Zac Efron, because that was yesterday. Today it’s CHARLIZE THERON for “Long Shot”

You’re absolutely right : what we need is a 10th Anniversary Black’n’White’n’LensFlare  “Star Trek (2009)”  journal

You’re absolutely right : what we need is a 10th Anniversary Black’n’White’n’LensFlare “Star Trek (2009)” journal

Not many movies get a second premiere, but Ralph Fiennes’  “The White Crow”  had one in  2018  AND in  2019 !

Not many movies get a second premiere, but Ralph Fiennes’ “The White Crow” had one in 2018 AND in 2019!

The 2019 Baftas , in (much classier) commentary free and black’n’white RedCarpetMonochrome format!

The 2019 Baftas, in (much classier) commentary free and black’n’white RedCarpetMonochrome format!

It’s 2019 and somehow I’m still doing this! First premiere for the year - the world premiere for  “Alita : Battle Angel” .

It’s 2019 and somehow I’m still doing this! First premiere for the year - the world premiere for “Alita : Battle Angel”.

Rain, Heavy Rain, Constant Rain… and Hugo Weaving at the  world premiere of “Mortal Engines”  !

Rain, Heavy Rain, Constant Rain… and Hugo Weaving at the world premiere of “Mortal Engines” !

JohnCReilly & Sarah Silverman star (and attended the premiere) as leads of  ‘Ralph Breaks the Internet’  but… Gal Gadot !!

JohnCReilly & Sarah Silverman star (and attended the premiere) as leads of ‘Ralph Breaks the Internet’ but… Gal Gadot !!

It was big, and crazy, and I made some weird decisionsat the  “Fantastic Beasts : The Crimes of Grindelwald”  premiere

It was big, and crazy, and I made some weird decisionsat the “Fantastic Beasts : The Crimes of Grindelwald” premiere

“Proud of Britain? Yes, but a cheap Chinese windbreaker would be great right now too!” - it’s the  2018 Pride of Britain Awards !

“Proud of Britain? Yes, but a cheap Chinese windbreaker would be great right now too!” - it’s the 2018 Pride of Britain Awards!

London Film Festival 2018 is over and gets a ‘classy’ and ‘stylish’ commentary-free  Red Carpet Monochrome journal . Art, Baby.

London Film Festival 2018 is over and gets a ‘classy’ and ‘stylish’ commentary-free Red Carpet Monochrome journal. Art, Baby.

Chris Pine! Aaron Taylor Johnson! Santa Clauses Old And New! And the lamentable absence of Florence Pugh at  “Outlaw King”

Chris Pine! Aaron Taylor Johnson! Santa Clauses Old And New! And the lamentable absence of Florence Pugh at “Outlaw King”

It’s a Prince Charles Cinema Premiere!! - and it’s for a movie the stars of which attended ( “Gloves Off” )

It’s a Prince Charles Cinema Premiere!! - and it’s for a movie the stars of which attended (“Gloves Off”)

Ewan McGregor doesn't want mentions of Star Wars at the premiere of another Disney movie, at  "Christopher Robin"

Ewan McGregor doesn't want mentions of Star Wars at the premiere of another Disney movie, at "Christopher Robin"

The  2018 GQ Awards  featuring McGowan! Zendaya! Hiddleston! Boseman! Kaluuya! And Kate Beckinsale's dress!

The 2018 GQ Awards featuring McGowan! Zendaya! Hiddleston! Boseman! Kaluuya! And Kate Beckinsale's dress!

I put Autographs before Photographs... but it worked out okay! At the  Mission Impossible : Fallout Premiere .

I put Autographs before Photographs... but it worked out okay! At the Mission Impossible : Fallout Premiere.

Streep! Cher! Skarsgard! Garcia! Irvine! Seyfried! Benny! Bjorn! And Pierce Brosnan... at  "Mama Mia! Here We Go Again"

Streep! Cher! Skarsgard! Garcia! Irvine! Seyfried! Benny! Bjorn! And Pierce Brosnan... at "Mama Mia! Here We Go Again"

Just one day after the snow of the Empire Awards, it's the European premiere for  Ready Player One  with Steven Spielberg!

Just one day after the snow of the Empire Awards, it's the European premiere for Ready Player One with Steven Spielberg!

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For the second time this year - it’s    London Fashion Week   ! (All shots taken outside on Tha Streetz… where it’s Real’n’5h1t)

For the second time this year - it’s London Fashion Week! (All shots taken outside on Tha Streetz… where it’s Real’n’5h1t)

Not every event can be as effortlessly cool to photograph as the GQ Awards, (sadly that includes    this year’s GQ Awards!     )

Not every event can be as effortlessly cool to photograph as the GQ Awards, (sadly that includes this year’s GQ Awards!)

“HOW many premieres in one Day??”  - well, let’s see…    1   ,    2   ,    3   ,    4   ,    5   , and    “Rabid”    makes    6    on the final day of Frightfest 2019..

“HOW many premieres in one Day??” - well, let’s see… 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and “Rabid” makes 6 on the final day of Frightfest 2019..

DiCaprio! Pitt! Robbie! It’s Quentin Tarantino’s 9th -    ‘Once Upon A Time In Hollywood’    !!

DiCaprio! Pitt! Robbie! It’s Quentin Tarantino’s 9th - ‘Once Upon A Time In Hollywood’ !!

5 Years Ago :    ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’    had its premiere in London (and almost everyone attended!)

5 Years Ago : ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ had its premiere in London (and almost everyone attended!)

Hugs! Confusion! and Passing Traffic! All this and the stars (I hope?) of    ‘Blinded by the Light’   !

Hugs! Confusion! and Passing Traffic! All this and the stars (I hope?) of ‘Blinded by the Light’!

It’s the    Lion King (2019)    Premiere - feat. Harry! Meghan! Hans! Pharrell! Jon! Florence! and others not able to be photographed!

It’s the Lion King (2019) Premiere - feat. Harry! Meghan! Hans! Pharrell! Jon! Florence! and others not able to be photographed!

It’s yet another Sunday premiere - this time for    ‘Horrible Histories : Rotten Romans’    - feat. Warwick Davis!

It’s yet another Sunday premiere - this time for ‘Horrible Histories : Rotten Romans’ - feat. Warwick Davis!

“Am I missing anything?” ”Well, it’s a Disney premiere, so NO”  It’s    Toy Story4    (apparently)

“Am I missing anything?”
”Well, it’s a Disney premiere, so NO”
It’s Toy Story4 (apparently)

It’s all happening on that balcony… three cameras and three location changes for me for    Trooping The Colour 2019   .

It’s all happening on that balcony… three cameras and three location changes for me for Trooping The Colour 2019.

For the first time in a quarter of a year, London’s Home Of Premieres gets… a Gala! And it’s for  Aladdin , with Will Smith!

For the first time in a quarter of a year, London’s Home Of Premieres gets… a Gala! And it’s for Aladdin, with Will Smith!

For the second time in less than a week : Lily Collins! - this time of  the premiere of ‘Tolkien’  at Curzon Mayfair.

For the second time in less than a week : Lily Collins! - this time of the premiere of ‘Tolkien’ at Curzon Mayfair.

Good news for fans of the Olivier Awards who don’t know much about theatre : I went to  the 2019 Olivier Awards …

Good news for fans of the Olivier Awards who don’t know much about theatre : I went to the 2019 Olivier Awards

Shoot the event from outside the event because they gave out less than 80 wristbands? Sure, why not, it’s  Captain Marvel  after all.

Shoot the event from outside the event because they gave out less than 80 wristbands? Sure, why not, it’s Captain Marvel after all.

Like last year, I couldn’t get INTO the baftas… but that doesn’t mean I didn’t have a view OF the  2019 Baftas . (phew!)

Like last year, I couldn’t get INTO the baftas… but that doesn’t mean I didn’t have a view OF the 2019 Baftas. (phew!)

“It was either he go bald or I wore a wig, and sadly I lost this time.” - Sir Patrick Stewart at  ‘The Kid Who Would Be King’ .

“It was either he go bald or I wore a wig, and sadly I lost this time.” - Sir Patrick Stewart at ‘The Kid Who Would Be King’.

My last photographic event in London in  2018 : the Fashion Awards , featuring (among others) Kendall Jenner.

My last photographic event in London in 2018 : the Fashion Awards, featuring (among others) Kendall Jenner.

“Remember to straighten those horizons in your photography : it’s important” - Michael B Jordan + Cast at  “Creed II”

“Remember to straighten those horizons in your photography : it’s important” - Michael B Jordan + Cast at “Creed II”

Amber Heard and a Shower Cap at  the “Aquaman” World Premiere . (Sure, Jason Momoa also attended if that’s your thing)

Amber Heard and a Shower Cap at the “Aquaman” World Premiere. (Sure, Jason Momoa also attended if that’s your thing)

A day I wished I knew more about theatre… but it’s past midnight so the  2018 Evening Standard Awards  was yesterday

A day I wished I knew more about theatre… but it’s past midnight so the 2018 Evening Standard Awards was yesterday

“Fantastic Beasts The Crimes of Grindelwald”  - big enough to get its own commentary free RedCarpetMonochrome journal!

“Fantastic Beasts The Crimes of Grindelwald” - big enough to get its own commentary free RedCarpetMonochrome journal!

A purple carpet and a Wembley location: the world premiere of the Queen flick  “Bohemian Rhapsody”

A purple carpet and a Wembley location: the world premiere of the Queen flick “Bohemian Rhapsody”

It was Yorgos Lanthimos’  “The Favourite”  and Ralph Fiennes’  “The White Crow”  on London Film Festival Day 9.

It was Yorgos Lanthimos’ “The Favourite” and Ralph Fiennes’ “The White Crow” on London Film Festival Day 9.

Compared to what it could have been, that dress could almost count as ‘conservative’ - Lady Gaga at  “A Star Is Born”

Compared to what it could have been, that dress could almost count as ‘conservative’ - Lady Gaga at “A Star Is Born”

Good news for fans of Blake Lively : she’s in 80% of the photos for  “A Simple Favour”  (and mentioned in most of the rest)

Good news for fans of Blake Lively : she’s in 80% of the photos for “A Simple Favour” (and mentioned in most of the rest)

Not  one,  not  two , not  three , not  four ... but  five  premieres in two days of Frightfest 2018! (and I watched  one  !)

Not one, not two, not three, not four... but five premieres in two days of Frightfest 2018! (and I watched one !)

Lily James and Jessica Brown Findlay at the world premiere for a movie so big  they couldn't fit the name of it on the marquee!

Lily James and Jessica Brown Findlay at the world premiere for a movie so big they couldn't fit the name of it on the marquee!

Dwayne Johnson has charms to soothe the savage beast (but not Charlie Chaplin lookalikes or autograph dealers) at  "Rampage"

Dwayne Johnson has charms to soothe the savage beast (but not Charlie Chaplin lookalikes or autograph dealers) at "Rampage"

2017 Finishes (for me) with arguably the biggest premiere of the year - the  European premiere of Star Wars : The Last Jedi

2017 Finishes (for me) with arguably the biggest premiere of the year - the European premiere of Star Wars : The Last Jedi

Luke Skywalker prefers to go by the name 'Mark Hamill' when he's attending  the 2017 GQ Awards.. .

Luke Skywalker prefers to go by the name 'Mark Hamill' when he's attending the 2017 GQ Awards...

FLASHBACK : Scarlett Johansson and I share a private/public moment at  the premiere of The Avengers

FLASHBACK : Scarlett Johansson and I share a private/public moment at the premiere of The Avengers

FLASHBACK : Daniel Craig looking supercool at the  World Premiere of the James Bond movie "Skyfall"

FLASHBACK : Daniel Craig looking supercool at the World Premiere of the James Bond movie "Skyfall"

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