Oli Hillyer-Riley is a London-based photographer & director, specialising in lifestyle, sport & portraiture. Growing up on the south coast of England, Oli surrounded himself in the surf and skate scene which kick-started his interest in photography, where he now spends his time between the city and in the sea.
Nike, Adidas, Puma, O’Neill, Speedo, English Cricket, Berghaus, Formula 1, Canterbury Rugby, Scottish Rugby, Santander, Sky, Mini, BMW, Renault, BT, Robinson’s, Kellogg’s, Brita, Prego, Brooke’s Brothers & Soho House.
Oli Hillyer-Riley was recently commissioned to shoot the new kit launch for the British & Irish Lions. Shoot on location and with a relatively short amount of time per player, Oli created a striking set of images showcasing the power and strength that goes into rugby.
Oli Hillyer-Riley was recently commissioned by Rugby Journal to shoot Simi Pam. Doctor, ruby player and more – Simi talks racism within the sport to Rugby Journal.
Oli Hillyer-Riley has been adding to his portfolio of personal work, shooting at the beautiful Round Chapel in Clapton. Oli spent the day with a gospel choir, getting into the heart of the action to capture the fluidity and passion that goes into performing.