Saturday, 26 December 2009

Tuesday, 15 December 2009

Tuesday, 4 August 2009

White Rabbit 23/07/09

Shot a hardcore gig a few weeks ago, here are some highlights.

Really not sure how I feel about live music photography these days. When its bands I really love (such as alkaline trio) I get scared that my pictures won't match the amazingness of the music. I want to flatter my heroes. When I'm shooting bands where the music doesn't interest me is when I shoot live music best as I can forget about the actual music and just concentrate on making a good picture. I'm really not sure it would make for an interesting photographic career; getting a magazine standard image does not require a professional photographer it seems. So far to me, it seems to me that shooting a gig doesn't require much on the spot creativity, but instead, technical knowledge.
I guess the main problem I have is that live music photography doesn't require an original artist, but instead, someone who has an easily aquired knowledge of what is needed to create a standard "good" image.
Perhaps the photography reflects the music...... very little is original these days. If anyone has examples of inspiring music imagery, please send it my way, I want to see things created by artists, not trained photographers, if you get what I'm saying.
Thanks for reading.


Shot in Glastonbury this summer, handhold exposures while a torch is waved around the room.

Tuesday, 21 July 2009

Sunday, 12 July 2009

Week 26 of my 52 week portrait project

Balancing Act Series

From summer 2008, shot in Plymouth, South West England. I've been living in London for 9 months, but I just got back and thought I'd go back there and see if I was still into the idea. I brought along a tripod and made this sketchy composite.

I think I will continue to shoot this area.

Sunday, 15 February 2009


New blog, new year, HELLO.