Jon Wagstaff is a freelance photographer based in Essex, his passion lies in Sports Photography concentrating on Rugby, Football and Cricket, but enjoys photographing other sports and areas of interest.
His photographs are taken in a journalistic way, using natural light where possible and he looks to capture the right moment, from joy and jubilation, to disappointment and frustration – it’s all in the game!
For more than 10 years now, Jon has been the Official Club Photographer for Southend Rugby Football Club, who have played in the National Leagues. Many of his images have appeared in the local Echo Newspaper, as well as The Rugby Paper, the RFU Handbook, The Daily Telegraph Online and BBC Essex.
Jon also has a keen involvement in other Essex based clubs such as Southend on Sea E.M.T.Cricket Club, Hadleigh and Thundersley Cricket Club, The Gents of Essex C.C, Essex C.C.C. and The MCC.
News & Events
People & Places: I will be attending the Official Christmas Lights Switch On in Covent Garden, London WC2. Proceedings start from 17:45 withe the big switch on, and The Kingdom Choir, who performed at Harry & Meghan's Wedding will be performing live, plus...
Rugby Sports Photography: As the rugby season is now well under way I shall be following Southend RFC throughout the season. This weekend they travel to Old Haberdashers, looking for their first League win! Photos of the game will be posted on Social Media as well as...
Sports Photography: I have been commissioned to take photos of this event, as teams of seven crew, will take part as they take on the challenge of rowing/sailing around the 14.5 mile course. The record to beat is a staggering 1hr 47 mins, the weather is set fine with...
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