• Captivate



Captivate Event Photography was founded in 2011 by award-winning commercial photographer Richard Boll, drawing on his ten years of experience in capturing events.

Richard’s approach to event photography is friendly and discrete. His considerable experience of photographing a wide range of events means he is adept at capturing strong and evocative images that will represent your event at its very best. Richard can work independently at an event, or as part of a team of photographers as required.

Captivate brings together Richard’s extensive photographic skills in portraiture, architectural interiors, food and still life photography to produce highly polished, stylish and memorable images.

Richards awards and commissions include:

2011 Freshfields Sponsor’s prize in the Renaissance Photography Competition

2011 Selected winner for the Magenta Foundation Flash Forward Exchange

2011 Official selection for the Prix de la Photographie Paris

2008 Shortlisted for London International Creative Competition

2007 A National Portrait Gallery commission to produce a portrait of Sir David Attenborough

2006 The National Portrait Gallery Photographic Prize

2004 Audi/ Next Level Award for Contemporary photography

For his commercial photography Richard is represented in London by the photographic agency Playground, and for his creative work by AM Gallery in Brighton and the Focus Gallery of Contemporary Photography in Cape Town.










  • Thank you so much for the fantastic photographs you took at our Cowes Week events; it was a pleasure having you here and many guests have commented on your discrete approach. We love the pictures; they were exactly what we wanted, and your next day delivery of all the edited images was much appreciated!

    Louise - Royal Cowes Corinthian Yacht Club
  • Richard, I wanted to say thank you so much for the pictures from last night – they are amazing. Quite simply, these are the best photographs I have ever had taken at one of my events. It is a perfect record of the evening and there are some really exciting shots – the client is delighted also. You are such a talented guy and the level of your work is exceptional.

    Stephen - Inneventive
  • It was a pleasure to work with you, and I certainly hope to work with you again as soon as possible in London and Ibiza.

    Michael - Aoraki
  • I’ve just had a look through the photographs you took for us and I’m absolutely delighted! There are loads of great shots there, and you covered the evening perfectly. Thanks so much for all your hard work, and I’ll be in touch as soon as I start planning our next event!

    Claire - Relentless Software
  • We have done many events of all kinds for our charity and your photos are by far the best. You managed to capture the essence of the evening as well as taking great individual and group portraits, and plenty of fun shots. You’re a very talented photographer and you were extremely professional and helpful throughout the process. Thanks Richard!

    Carolina - F.R.O.D.O. Foundation for the Relief of Disabled Orphans
  • Richard you understood our brief perfectly, you were left alone to do your thing without further guidance and you delivered fantastic shots, Thank you so much.

    Louise - Life in Pictures Ltd.



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