I’m a photographer and I love my job. Photography is my passion. It has taken me across the globe, from the Arctic to Antarctica. My work allows me to collaborate with inspiring people in exciting locations and for that, I am extremely grateful.
If you have a project in mind, do get in touch.
‘Kushti Wrestling’ CreativePool Award winner 2020
‘Antarctic Wind Farm’ Finalist Association Of Photographers (AOP) awards 2020
‘Baltic Playground, Russia’ Finalist Association Of Photographers (AOP) awards 2020
‘San Fran Airport’ Finalist Association Of Photographers (AOP) awards 2020
‘San Fran Airport’ Gold at the International Photography Awards, New York 2019 (IPA)
‘Amazon Music campaign’ 3rd place at the International Photography Award 2019 (IPA)
‘Oystermen’ Honorable Mention at the International Photography Award 2019 (IPA)
‘Lunch Break’ CreativePool Award winner 2018
‘Arctic Rush Hour’ Finalist International Photography Award 2018 (IPA)
Arctic Windfarms’ Finalist International Photography Award 2018 (IPA)
‘Lunch Break” Finalist International Photography Award 2018 (IPA)
‘Jet Lag” Finalist International Photography Award 2018 (IPA)
‘Hail Stones on Glencoe’ Finalist Association Of Photographers (AOP) awards 2017
‘The Lunchbreak, Barcelona” Finalist AOP 2017
‘Suits on Mexican roof” Finalist AOP 2016
‘Storm series on the Isle of Skye’ CreativePool finalist 2016
‘Antarctica Iceberg Series’. CreativePool award winner 2015
‘Girl on Train, Eurostar’ Gold Award best Advertising image 2014. AOP
‘RAF Tornado’ Finalist 2014 AOP
‘Polo Pony’ Finalist 2014 AOP
‘Snow Covered Cart’ Judges Choice Award 2013.
AOP’Snow Covered Cart’ International Photography Award 2013 (IPA)
‘Top 10 Best Photographers of 2020’
Richard’s photography is more than just a quest for the perfect shot – it is an attempt to narrate a slice of life, whether by capturing a moment or a very specific mood. Richard is an award-winning photographer with an ardent passion for his job – one that clearly comes through each and every shot of his.
‘Kushti Wrestling’ CreativePool Award winner 2020:
The light and colours are extraordinary. An interesting story well photographed.’ ••• ‘An amazing sensitivity behind the power and brutality. The idea to capture an underground undiscovered sport comes through in its dark behind-closed-door feel.’ ••• ‘It was great to see a focus on the people and the rituals, not just the wrestling moves.
‘The Lunch Break’ CreativePool Award winner 2018:
This juxtaposing pair of photographs by RICHARD WADEY capture the wistful nature of this sunny lunchtime break in Barcelona. Using surreal lighting and pastel pallette to both blend and isolate his subjects, Wadey leaves his viewers curious to know more.
Mount Gay Rum
The Body Shop
Bell & Ross Watches
Royal Opera House
Corney & Barrow
Proctor & Gamble
Rigby & Peller Lingerie
Fox & Rose Lingerie
Royal Bank Of Scotland
Grey Goose Vodka