Glamour Women of the Year Awards 2015 were held last night in Berkeley Sq in Mayfair in Central London and what a night.

Decided on an unusual angle for this years feature looking at the highlights but red dresses only. Don’t think anybody else has done this and they probably don’t have these shots either. The thing is I was actually there, the papers and fashion bloggers were not hence I was in no rush to get this out by 10pm last night like the rest of the media. There are some unique shots here!

Rosie Huntington Whiteley. Women in Red. Glamour Women of the Year Awards 2015 London

Rosie Huntington Whiteley. Women in Red. Glamour Women of the Year Awards 2015 London

4 in my opinion that stood out on the night because of the red dress factor were naturally Kate Hudson bringing that Hollywood Wow Factor, all of Little Mix, Fearne Cotton and last but certainly not least Rosie Huntington-Whiteley.

There’s something about a woman in a red dress, songs have been written about it, it takes guts and confidence to pull it off, but when it’s done right it certainly has the wow factor going on.

Fearne Cotton. Women in Red. Glamour Women of the Year Awards 2015 London

Fearne Cotton. Women in Red. Glamour Women of the Year Awards 2015 London

Photos from the Glamour Women of the Year Awards 2015. One of the biggest awards events in the UK celebrity event calendar that attracts big name celebrities and big name photographers alike. A red carpet fashion and dress extravaganza showcasing Britain’s finest with a dash of Hollywood.

A special event for me as it marks my anniversary in this field of photography so has a very special place in my heart. This is my 4th Glamour Women of the Year Awards, 5th if you include 2011 where I was there with just a mobile phone for a camera (see Tumblr). Back then I really didn’t have the first idea but the 2012 pics have proven to be a pretty tough act to follow despite my then newb celebrity photog status.

Kate Hudson. Women in Red. Glamour Women of the Year Awards 2015 London

Kate Hudson. Women in Red. Glamour Women of the Year Awards 2015 London

With winds and rain and weather warnings for Tuesday it was looking to be a disaster but this event seems to be kinda blessed. The clouds parted, the rain stopped and the sun did it’s stuff allowing the stars to truly shine.

Celebrity arrival photos taken here from stage 1 of the arrival process from the pen where the cars pull up. My favourite pen, the stars are fresh and you are right in the thick of the action with film crew, car exit photographers, security, pr and pa. The only downside is that damn lampost! Most stars stop for photos some don’t. Candids and posed photos although candids are difficult to get at this event as you can appreciate.

Little Mix. Women in Red. Glamour Women of the Year Awards 2015 London

Little Mix. Women in Red. Glamour Women of the Year Awards 2015 London

An electric atmosphere would be the understatement of the year.

Arrival photos in 2 parts with gallery links below.

Glamour Women of the Year Awards 2015 Gallery Part 1
Glamour Women of the Year Awards 2015 Gallery Part 2

Glamour Women of the Year award winners

Columnist: Caitlin Moran

Comedy Actress: Kaley Cuoco Sweeting

Radio Personality: Fearne Cotton

Accessories Designer: Anya Hindmarch

Next Breakthrough: Suki Waterhouse

TV Personality: Rita Ora

Presenters: Claudia Winkleman and Tess Daly

Sportswoman: Laura Trott

Clothes Designer: Mary Katrantzou

Writer: Paula Hawkins

Cointreau Solo Artist: Ellie Goulding

Film Actress: Felicity Jones

Glamour Trailblazer: Amy Schumer

Theatre Actress: Gillian Anderson

Man Of The Year: Calvin Harris

Editor’s Special Award: Ellie Kemper

International TV Actress: Kerry Washington

Entrepreneur: Kate Hudson

Sunday 10th May. This was the day of the 2015 Bafta TV Awards. Venue: The Theatre Royal. ETA: 5pm. Broadcast: 8pm onwards.

Pixie Lott and Oliver Cheshire arrive at the 2015 TV Bafta Awards London.  Photo:  frank John for Famefad.com

Pixie Lott and Oliver Cheshire arrive at the 2015 TV Bafta Awards London. Photo: frank John for Famefad.com

Gone with a candid shot of Pixie Lott and Oliver Cheshire looking the happy couple walking up the red carpet at this awards event.

The sun was out, so were the stars and of course so were the crowds Shooting from the crowds meant a wristband only admission which required an early Sunday rise of 5am.. My wristband was No88 which would guarantee a good spot pretty much which means a high chance of some good pictures. Last year they ran out of wristbands and I was lucky to get in.

Anybody that is anybody in the TV industry turns up at this event which covers all genres including soap, documentary, mini series, sport, comedy, drama, news and others. The fellowship gong is the coveted one reserved for those that have been in the industry for a considerable period of time and are highly respected as a result.

A good event for candid shots. All shots taken in front of the interview area which was a good spot for the more unusual shots. Grab the shots via the link  below.

2015 TV BAFTA AWARDS Candid Arrrival Photos 

Maddy Hill at the 2014 Inside soap Awards London

Part 2 of the Fame Fad Red Carpet Fashion Awards. Female Stars who caused heads to seriously turn on  the red carpet in 2014 with their looks and choice of dress/outfit to ensure they created a red carpet presence that hits the media in a big way. The final Hot 25 list includes A listers right through to new and rising stars. If they had the look they made the list.

This section in Part 3 includes the Top 10-6  covering  music, tv soap and film stars including names such as Maddy Hill,  Delilah,  Margot Robbie,  Elizabeth Olsen and Daisy Bevan

Maddy Hill  at the 2014 Inside soap Awards London

Maddy Hill at the 2014 Inside soap Awards London

6 Maddy Hill: A chaotic Awards event held at DSTRKT in Soho produced some interesting red carpet arrivals of the more candid variety. Maddy Hill is a new TV star  on the block who appears in Eastenders,   she was the highlight of the night at this event though and is straight in on this Red Carpet Fashion List at No6. One to watch!

Delilah at London Fashion Week Day 1

Delilah at London Fashion Week Day 1

7. Delilah:  Music star Delilah is a regular at London Fashion Week and always manages to cause a stir when she arrives. This year was no exception when she turned up at Somerset House. Not strictly a red carpet event but she’s got the look that says otherwise and heads did turn en masse as a result. She achieved the desired result.

Margot Robbie arrives at the Harpers Bazaar Women of the Year Awards 2014 London

Margot Robbie arrives at the Harpers Bazaar Women of the Year Awards 2014 London

8 Margot Robbie: Yellow is a colour that you can either pull off or fail mserably. Margot on arrival on what was a miserable wet night, was a ray of sunshine and got the press photogs in a lather within a split second of arrival. She was the girl of the night and ticked all the right boxes.A  plunging neckline does help though?

Elizabeth Olsen at The Godzilla European  Premiere London  Arrival Photos

Elizabeth Olsen at The Godzilla European Premiere London Arrival Photos

9. Elizabeth Olsen: Long flowing gowns need poise and grace to complete the effect and Elizabeth Olsen delivered the goods in style at the Godzilla premiere this year in London. Another star of the show on the night in a blue lacy number with matching shoes.

Daisy Bevan at The Two Faces of January Premiere London

Daisy Bevan at The Two Faces of January Premiere London

10. Daisy Bevan: Actress Daisy Bevan sneaks in at No 10 in a long flowing intricately detailed baby blue number at the Two Faces of January Premiere at the Curzon Cinema in Mayfair, London earlier this year just pipping Kirsten Dunst who was the main star of the film in the process.

Part 3 of the Fame Fad Red Carpet Fashion Awards. Female Stars who caused a sensation on  the red carpet in 2014 with their looks and choice of dress/outfit to ensure they created a wow factor that will be remembered for a long time to come. The final Hot 25 list includes A listers right through to new and rising stars. If they had the look they made the list.

This section in Part 3 includes the Top 15-11  covering TV Reality Stars and Presenters, Music and Film, including names such as Lydia Bright, Florence Welch, Sarah Jane Crawford, Kirsten Dunst and Caroline Flack

 

Caroline Flack (Creative) at the 2014 Glamour women of the Year Awards London

Caroline Flack (Creative) at the 2014 Glamour women of the Year Awards London

11 Caroline Flack:  TV presenter Caroline Flack who recently won Strictly Come Dancing is a Red Carpet regular and knows what’s what and what works when it comes to creating a presence. It’s hard to find fault when it comes to red carpet fashion with this one hence her No11 billing. The photo above at this years Glamour Women of the Year Awards speaks volumes.

Kirsten Dunst at The Two Faces of January Premiere London

Kirsten Dunst at The Two Faces of January Premiere London

12 Kirsten Dunst:  Actress of quite long standing and highly respected in the film world, she is no stranger to film premieres and red carpet events. An all black number is a safe choice and never fails to create that showbiz wow factor

Sarah Jane Crawford  arrives at the Global Gift Gala Event in London

Sarah Jane Crawford arrives at the Global Gift Gala Event in London

13. 13. Sarah Jane Crawford: TV presenter and new girl on the block Sarah Jane Crawford loves to use colour to creative effect and is not afraid to take a gamble on her red carpet dress choices. Here at the Global Gift Gala event in Mayfair, London the wow factor is definitely in play.

Lydia Bright at the 2014 TV Choice Awards London

Lydia Bright at the 2014 TV Choice Awards London

14 Lydia Bright: Lydia the reality TV star of TOWIE fame managed to make an impact on arrival at this years TV Choice Awards with this number and I would say was one of the Top 3 on the night in my opinion, all of which appear on this final 25 top list.

Florence Welch at the 2014 Ivor Novello Awards, London. Arrival Photos and Candids

Florence Welch at the 2014 Ivor Novello Awards, London. Arrival Photos and Candids

15. Florence Welch: Music stars are not afraid to push boundaries as is often demonstrated at music awards events. Florence Welch here has opted for something completely different to your normal red carpet line up crowd and it works. She got top billing in the tabloid papers for her style and panache the following day

Stephanie Waring at the British soap Awards at the Hackney Empire London

Part 4 of the Red Carpet Fashion Awards. Female Stars who stole the limelight on  the red carpet in 2014 with their looks and choice of dress/outfit to ensure they turned heads on the day and hit the media headlines. The final Hot 25 list includes A listers right through to new and rising stars. If they had the look they made the list. This section in Part 4 includes the Top 20-16  including names such as Stephanie Waring, Danielle O’Hara (Lloyd), Mollie King, Rachel Stevens, Leona Lewis

 

Stephanie Waring at the British soap Awards at the Hackney Empire London

Stephanie Waring at the British soap Awards at the Hackney Empire London

No 16: Stephanie Waring: Actress who plays Cindy Cunningham on Ch4′s Hollyoaks was a red carpet sensation at the British Soap Awards earlier this year.

Danielle O'Hara  at the 2014 Pride of Britain Awards London. Arrival and Candid Photos.

Danielle O’Hara (Lloyd)at the 2014 Pride of Britain Awards London. Arrival and Candid Photos.

No 17 Danielle O’Hara: Glamour model and winner of Miss England 2004 and  Miss Great Britain 2006 with numerous TV appearances to her credit knows how to wow on the red carpet as she demonstrates comfortably here at the Pride of Britain Awards.

Mollie King at the 2014 Pride of Britain Awards London. Arrival and Candid Photos.

Mollie King at the 2014 Pride of Britain Awards London. Arrival and Candid Photos.

No 18 Mollie King: Mollie part of the Girl  Group The Saturdays is consistently good on the red carpet  showing good poise and grace with excellent taste and can strike a pose with ease.

Rachel Stevens at the 2014 Pride of Britain Awards London. Arrival and Candid Photos.

Rachel Stevens at the 2014 Pride of Britain Awards London. Arrival and Candid Photos.

No 19 Rachel Stevens: Formerly of S Club 7 who are now making a huge comeback she can push those red carpet boundaries and still come up a head turner as she did at the Pride of Britain Awards here above.

Leona Lewis at the Walking on Sunshine Premiere London. Arrival and Candid Photos

Leona Lewis at the Walking on Sunshine Premiere London. Arrival and Candid Photos

No 20 Leona Lewis:  Quietly confident with plenty of presence Leona Lewis pulled off this monochrome number on the pink carpet of the Walking on Sunshine premiere.

Casey Batchelor at The Freesat TV Awards London Arrival Photos and Candids + Celebrity Spotting

Female Stars who rocked the red carpet in 2014 with their looks and choice of dress/outfit to ensure they turned heads on the day and hit the media headlines. The final Hot 25 list includes A listers right through to new and rising stars. If they had the look they made the list. The Top 25-21 in Part 5 including names such as Casey Batchelor, Emeli Sande, Susanna Reid, Samantha Barks and Ashleigh Butler.

Casey Batchelor at The Freesat TV Awards London Arrival Photos and Candids + Celebrity Spotting

Casey Batchelor at The Freesat TV Awards London Arrival Photos and Candids + Celebrity Spotting

No21 Casey Batchelor: of Big Brother Series Thirteen Fame in stunning red full length with looks and hair to match.

Emeli Sande at the 2014 Ivor Novello Awards, London. Arrival Photos and Candids

Emeli Sande at the 2014 Ivor Novello Awards, London. Arrival Photos and Candids

No 22. Emeli Sande: in a turquoise number with strappy hells and her trademark hairstyle caused a stir at the 2014 Ivor Novello Awards in Park Lane

Samantha Barks at The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Press night. London. Arrival Photos and Candids

 

No23 Susanna Reid: turned heads in a full length gold dress at the Pride of Britain Awards this year.

Susanna Reid  at the 2014 Pride of Britain Awards London. Arrival and Candid Photos

Susanna Reid at the 2014 Pride of Britain Awards London. Arrival and Candid Photos.

No 24 Samantha Barks: The rising star actress opted for the blazer and black dress look with matching heels at the Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time Press Night

Ashleigh Butler at the Walking on Sunshine Premiere London. Arrival and Candid Photos

Ashleigh Butler at the Walking on Sunshine Premiere London. Arrival and Candid Photos

No 25 Ashleigh Butler: the 2013 BGT winner arrived with her dog Pudsey at the Walking on Sunshine Premiere in a red ensemble with black strappy heels and was a pink carpet sensation at the premiere.

Diana Vickers at The 2014 Olivier Awards London

Diana Vickers doing a Salfie with a fan at The 2014 Olivier Awards London

The Top 15 Amazing Selfie photos taken by myself of stars mingling with fans and doing the now infamous “Selfie”, some close up, some further away and some long range. A sort of outsiders view of the Selfie craze. Candid shots in the extreme but with a dash of posed. A recent phenonemon but politicians, world leaders and celebrities are now doing the Selfie amongst themselves, it doesn’t look like a passing craze, it’s here to stay!

Increasingly I take more of these shots as they do sell but it’s got to be something special capturing the heat of the moment as some of these fans have been waiting many hours or even days to meet their idol. A selfie is not easy to get by any means!

The best of 2014 in my opinion taken from a variety of locations but all in London. My favourite is the one at top, amazing backdrop, psycherdelic lighting and both the fan and the star are enjoying the moment, an important aspect of the Amazing Selfie Vanessa White of The Saturdays below doing a Selfie with a fan below is a very close second.

The Amazing Selfie Gallery 2014

Vanessa White arrives at the Cosmopolitan Ultimate Women of the Year Awards 2014, London

Vanessa White poses for a Selfie at the Cosmopolitan Ultimate Women of the Year Awards 2014, London

Close up of Naomi Watts at the Diana World Premiere London. Photo: © Frank John for Famefad.com

Close up of Naomi Watts at the Diana World Premiere London. Photo: © Frank John for Famefad.com

The Diana World Premiere was held at the Odeon Cinema in Leicester Square tonight (5 September). The film stars Naomi Watts in the lead role as Princess Diana and Naveen Andrews as Hasnet Khan.

The film is due for release in the UK on 20 September 2013 and is based on the Diana book.

The film was directed by Oliver Herschbiegel. Naomi Watts has been nominated for an Academy Award for this role. Method acting at it’s hardest as she had a very public role and everybody from that time knew her well via TV and the media.

Focused mainly on getting shots of Naomi Watts. She proved  a tricky one to get but managed to get full length, crowd and close up shots after moving quite a few times and thanks to a 10L Mayo bucket!

Long range full length shot of Naomi Watts working the crowds at the Diana Premiere London. Photo:  Frank John for famefad.com

Long range full length shot of Naomi Watts working the crowds at the Diana Premiere London. Photo: © Frank John for famefad.com

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 Close Up of Chris Hemsworth at the Rush World Premiere in London.  Photo © Frank John for Famefad.com


Close Up of Chris Hemsworth at the Rush World Premiere in London. Photo © Frank John for Famefad.com

First film premiere of the week after a month off and also a first for September. The Rush Film Premiere was held at the Odeon Cinema in Leicester Square and all the shots were taken from the garden.

Rush is a film set in the 70s showcasing the famous clash between two top Formula 1 drivers Niki Lauda and James Hunt with direction by Ron Howard who directed films such as A Beautiful Mind and Apollo 13

The film stars Chris Hemsworth, Daniel Bruhl, Natalie Dormer and Josephine De La Raume amongst others.

More on the film check the trailer video.

At the premiere most of the cast were in attendance along with some classic Formula 1 champions including Niki Lauda himself and Jackie Stewart  (didn’t get him).

Shots are mostly trademark head shots and portraits with a couple of fuller length shots.

It was a tough one for the headline between Olivia Wilde who looked knockout and Chris Hemsworth who plays the lead. The sheer mass hysteria with the women surrounding Chris Hemsworth (it was deafening) means he has to grab the headline shot.

Grab the full gallery flash slide show after the jump or grab the Rush World Premiere Gallery if you are on your mobile

 

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 Helen Mirren arrives at the Red " Premiere London Photo Copyright: Frank John for Famefad.com

Helen Mirren arrives at the Red ” Premiere London Photo Copyright: Frank John for Famefad.com

The Red 2 European Premiere was held on Monday 22 July at the Empire Cinema in Leicester Square and this film stars Bruce willis, Helen Mirren, Anthony Hopkins, Catherine Zeta Jones and John Malkovitch.

3 of the main stars of the film turned up for the event including Mary Louise Parker, Helen Mirren and of course Bruce Willis.

Other guests at the event included David Haye, Emma Heming, Russell Kane, Taylor Hackford and Katie Malue

Plot:

Retired C.I.A. agent Frank Moses reunites his unlikely team of elite operatives for a global quest to track down a missing portable nuclear device.

UK release Date 2 August 2013

The Red 2 Premiere Gallery after the jump. Mobile friendly Gallery

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