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HM The Queen's 90th Birthday

In an attempt to get organised and archive my work I came across these images taken for Royal Mail to commemorate Her Majesty’s 90th birthday.

It wast the first time that Prince George was to appear on a stamp and it was all very top secret. Having been commissioned by Royal Mail 18months previously I wasn’t allowed to tell anyone, including my wife that I had been to Buckingham Palace until after the shoot.

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Christine Harding
Emirati Women’s Day

To mark the National Emirati Women’s Day I was commissioned by the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) to photograph, and I quote - ‘around 15 of our female employees’. We set up at ADNOC HQ, and 5 days later we had captured portraits of 172 Emirati women!

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PortraitsChristine Harding
New Website

‘Let’s make an entirely new site, shouldn’t take more than a few weeks’. Then you realise you’ve allowed the archiving and storage of your images to make a teenager’s bedroom look like a minimalist artwork!

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PortraitsChristine Harding
Waiting

Charlie Watts once said of his time in the Rolling Stones something like  “…5 years working and 20 years hanging around …”. Sometimes it seems like I have similar days.

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PortraitsChristine Harding