Zarina Holmes is a photographer and creative director who has produced work for lifestyle brands and magazines since 2001. Her foray into the photography profession started while working at a travel publishing company in Surrey. From 2001-2008 she was staff photographer and creative editor at BMI Publishing, reporting on product news and design for Onboard Hospitality magazine in Europe and the Far East. Since then her photography work has been published in magazines and news titles such as Selling Long Haul, The Evening Standard, Short Breaks & Holidays, Lux Magazine, Photography Monthly, BBC World Service, Tech City News, Thailand Tourism Guide, Malaysia Tourism Guide, Onboard Hospitality, The Ballet Bag, The Guardian and many more.
Currently, Zarina focuses on lifestyle photography – producing fashion lookbooks, short videos and e-commerce art direction. She leads a creative production team through her boutique design agency, GLUE Studio, which is based in London. Zarina has produced work for Sloane Ranger USA, the V&A, The British Council's New Silk Road Programme, London Fashion Week, Uzbekistan Fashion Week and interior design companies.
In 2012, Zarina founded City Academy's photography department. She leads photography workshops in Covent Garden and central London. She is also partner of KL International Photoawards, a prestigious portraiture photography awards based in Kuala Lumpur.
GLUE Studio have been named Best Creative / Media Start-up at the 2018 Hammersmith and Fulham Brilliant Business Awards.
Zarina Holmes Photography is part of GLUE Studio Ltd, a limited company registered in England with registered number 9924840.
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