Frequently Asked Questions

What is Take a Moment?

Take a Moment is a virtual exhibition of 'eyes closed' portraits curated by photographer Ray Burmiston from decades of his work photographing well known faces.

Who is Ray Burmiston?

Ray Burmiston has photographed some of the world's most iconic actors, musicians, and sportsmen. He is the 'go to' for the UK's leading broadcasters, programme makers, advertising agencies and record companies. His subjects include David Bowie, Susan Sarandon, George Clooney, Kylie Minogue, David Beckham,, Johnny Depp, Beyoncé, James Corden and Dame Shirley Bassey and his work for charities includes UNICEF, Save The Children, Children In Need, Variety and Comic Relief for whom he has documented many appeal trips to Africa and South America.

How can I find my selfie in the exhibition?

If you took part in the Take A Moment 2020 exhibition, you will have a unique reference number. Use the search bar on to find yourself in the art. As the exhibition is dynamic – your picture will never be in the same position for more than a few minutes.

Can I makes copies of the photos in the exhibition?

Whilst we encourage you to share the Take a Moment exhibition, we ask that you don't reproduce anything without the express permission of Take a Moment.

Who will see my photo in the exhibition?

Everyone who can access the online art.

What if I change my mind?

You always have the right to change your mind but your donation is not refundable. If you wish to redact your image from the exhibition please email with the subject line 'PLEASE REMOVE MY IMAGE'.

What do I do if someone else has uploaded my image without my permission?

Please email immediately with the reference number that comes up when you hover over the image. We will then suspend the image until we verify the situation.

I uploaded my photo, but haven't received an email and cannot find it in the exhibition, what should I do?