Rick McGinnis Portraits

Photographer Rick McGinnis has shared more portraits of Helena on his website. Last year, McGinnis wrote a blog post about his experience of photographing Helena in Tonoronto in January 1996, which included previously unseen outtakes of a photo session for Now Magazine. He recently wrote about the rediscovery of some old negatives from the same session, and share them in this blog post.

As I recalled in my previous post, this was one of my favorite shoots from my time at NOW magazine, because my subject – a notorious eccentric – responded to my camera with a real performance, a tiny woman in baggy clothes, running through a gamut of expressions while sunk in the depths of an enormous hotel chair. Continue reading…

Alan Rickman has passed away

It was confirmed today that actor, Alan Rickman has passed away. Rickman starred alongside Helena in a few films over the years, most notably as Severus Snape in Harry Potter.

Alan Rickman, one of the best-loved and most warmly admired British actors of the past 30 years, has died in London aged 69. His death was confirmed on Thursday by his family who said that he died “surrounded by family and friends”. Rickman had been suffering from cancer. The Guardian


Gallery Updates

Firstly, I would like to apologise for the lack of updates recently! I have been very busy with a new job, and looking after poorly pets. Jamie is currently unavailable, so I am running the site alone.

Last night, Helena attended a special screening of Sir David Attenborough’s new series, Great Barrier Reef, with her son, Billy. I have added 6 HQ pictures to the gallery.

I have also added an additional 10 HQ images of Helena attending the annual Winter Gala for Save the Children.

Going back a bit further now, I have added 22 HQ pictures of Helena at Wahaca’s Day of the Dead Festival in November.

Fancy a tea-party with Helena?

The Head & Neck Cancer Foundation are holding a fundraising event, which includes a rather impressive auction. One of the prizes up for grabs is an exclusive ‘Fairytale Tea Party’, hosted by Helena Bonham Carter herself, and Cinderella co-star, Lily James at the Mandarin Oriental in London

This is a true once in a lifetime fairy tale moment. The stars of Disney’s Cinderella, two time Academy Award nominee Helena Bonham Carter and Cinderella herself; Downton Abbey star Lily James, are hosting a sumptuous afternoon tea at one of London’s most iconic and celebrated 5-star Luxury Hotels, The Mandarin Oriental. The event is for a maximum of six guests, travel and accommodation are not included but can be arranged subject to further cost.

The prize will be auctioned off during a live auction; to find out more, visit their website.