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What’s the Story?

Several months ago Dave Press and I met up for an ideas session on promo images. We had coffee and talked and I came up with an idea he wasn’t sure of at the time. Nevertheless I did shoot several

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Chris Carter

Chris is about to launch a website for his new book which is a detective story set in New York in the sixties. Chris is one of the most knowledgable people on the planet on the subject of The Velvet

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My Personal Favourite

…. from last Saturday’s live band shoot. This is the guitarist from Tenyson. When I get his name I’ll edit this.

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Live Band Work

There is some aspect of any kind of work that has the potential to be fun to do. At least that’s my theory. In photography there are all kinds of work I don’t particularly like. Event photography is one of

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Drummer: Roger Nunn

As mentioned a week or two ago Roger Nunn wanted some promo type images. I’d been looking forward to this session for a while and had dreamed up a few scenes. On the day the weather wasn’t kind and it

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Showing “No Mercy”

Friend and Press Gang drummer Roger Nunn came over today to pick up some prints and to show me the cover of the Press Gang’s new album which now has the title “No Mercy”. The first hundred sold will be

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Back to Rock and Roll

Recent posts have drifted away from Rock and Roll so this is to get the blog back on track. Louise was fun to work with. This was shot on the roof of her flat somewhere near Holloway in London one

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Shoe Box Cover

This also came out of the other night’s one light shoot. Sort of. Well the face did. The rest is entirely fabricated. There is no client for this. I’ve just been exploring different ideas for where I’m interested in going

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More On The Press Gang

This project began months ago. It involved three seperate shoots and a lot of post work. I’ve known Dave Press for more than a decade and always respected his musical ability. So when he asked if I would shoot some

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The Press Gang

There are quite a few images that have not yet been published building up and waiting for clients to make final choices. The above was sneaked out on Facebook by Dave Press himself so I’m putting it out here as

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A Couple of Charlies

I’ve been working on a redesign for a  London wedding photographer and friend’s website. Work is still in progress on the site but I couldn’t resist putting something up. And if you’re in the market for a wedding photographer go

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An Experimental New Product

[youtube]7CFOC5dHubo[/youtube] This one features some pictures from a shoot with musician and composer Ludwig Amadeus. Unfortunately I couldn’t get hold of him before putting this up so the music isn’t his. It’s mine. But I’m sure he’ll come through with

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Artists @ Casablanca East Grinstead

Went to an arts event at Casablanca in East Grinstead tonight. Grabbed these outside. Wish I could remember the guy’s name in the first picture but I can say he was a very good singer and story teller. (Edit) His

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Ludwig Amadeus

A.K.A. Ludwig Amadeus. Is a very good London based musician who I spent a few hours with recently shooting. We had intended to get some shots up on a roof in Central London but the rain that day put paid

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Might As Well Face It

Had a fun session with Louise Taylor on her roof last night. Here are some of the results. When she started getting cold we went inside. Not because she was cold but because it is a lot of work to

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48/365 Dave Press

Dave Press is an amazing guitarist.  I am proud to say that this is the first shot of a series I will be making over the coming weeks that will amount to the first of my unusual local people projects.

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47/365 Wolfgang

We had just done a fairly standard, safe, profile portrait and then I switched the lighting and props around so as to get this. Quite like it.

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