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Chris Overend

Chris Overend

Technical Instructor

Biography

Chris Overend has considerable industrial experience in the photographic industry.

Chris has worked for prestigious institutions like Italian Vogue, The International Herald Tribune, The Observer, GQ, Disney ABC. His passion is portraiture and has taken him many places in the industry and worked with celebrities like Rhianna, Adele, Gillian Anderson. As an assistant he worked for many photographers, including Chris Moore, Perry Curties, Mick Rock, Andy Barter to name a few.  

Further information

  • Darkroom technician – ECONE (formally ISIS London).
  • Rental assistant – Calumet Drummond Street.
  • Runner/retoucher/photographer – Chris Moore/Catwalking.com/International Herald Tribune.
  • Technical co-ordinator – Disney ABC.
  • Retoucher – Elle UK (Anthea Simms).
  • 1st assistant to Suki Dhanda – The Observer 20+ months.
  • 1st assistant to John Reardon – The Observer/Guardian group.
  • 1st assistant to Perry Curties – 125 Magazine/Vertigo Films.
  • Illustration – Aston Martin Heritage.
  • Photography - personal.

Courses

MA Creative Direction for Fashion and Beauty

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BA (Hons) Fashion Styling and Creative Direction

If you have an eye for style and are looking to delve into the world of fashion, Solent’s fashion styling and creative direction degree can help you turn your creativity into a...

BA (Hons) Fashion Photography

Bring your unique style and photographic vision to the world of editorial fashion with Solent’s fashion photography degree. You’ll learn technical photography skills and develop...