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  1. Acid Mothers Temple

    Date 21 Oct 2017
    Acid Mothers Temple, live at The Traders in Hebden Bridge, 20th October 2017 Sony A7 freelensing a Bell and Howell 50mm f1.2 fixed aperture projector lens.  Acid Mothers Temple Acid Mothers Temple Acid Mothers Temple Acid Mothers Temple Acid Mothers Temple Acid Mothers Temple Acid Mothers Temple Acid Mothers Temple …

  2. Rossall Point, Fleetwood

    Date 17 Oct 2017
    Rossall Point, a beautifully bleak coastal area nestled between Cleveleys and Fleetwood, just north of Blackpool. The landscape is dominated by an architecturally striking observation tower used by the coast guard and public alike, that overlooks Morecambe bay out towards the Irish sea I had one hour to spare, and…

  3. Tirikilatops

    Date 09 Sep 2017
    Tirikilatops live at The Golden Lion in Todmorden, 8th September 2017 Images captured using a Sony A7 using an OM Zuiko 50mm f1.4, Pentax 30mm f2.8 as well as freelensing a Bell and Howell 50mm f1.2 projector lens.  Tirikilatops Tirikilatops Tirikilatops Tirikilatops Tirikilatops Tirikilatops Tirikilatops Tirikilatops Tirikilatops Tirikilatops Tirikilatops Tirikilatops Tirikilatops …

  4. The Perverts

    Date 09 Sep 2017
    The Perverts live at The Golden Lion in Todmorden, 8th September 2017 A tricky gig this as the singer was the only band member illuminated by any sort of light! What light there was came from a small projector giving out crazy visuals! The Perverts were headlining with support from…

  5. Edgarville and Today, They Are Older

    Date 03 Sep 2017
    Edgarville and Today, They Are Older live at The Napier, Blackburn 1st September 2017 Sony A7 freelensing a Bell and Howell 50mm f1.2 fixed aperture projector lens.  Edgarville Edgarville Edgarville Edgarville Edgarville Edgarville Edgarville Today, They Are Older Today, They Are Older Today, They Are Older Today, They Are Older …

  6. Shallow Waters

    Date 13 Aug 2017
    Shallow Waters, support band for Pikacyu*Makoto live at The Continental, Preston 9th August 2017. Sony A7 freelensing a Bell and Howell 50mm f1.2 projector lens.

  7. Britney, Chiyoda Ku, Vasa and Vasudeva

    Date 13 Aug 2017
    Britney, Chiyoda Ku, Vasa and Vasudeva photographed for 1988 Promotions and their official ArcTanGent pre festival event at Gullivers NQ, Manchester 11th August 2017 Photographs shown here are a selwction of images using a Sony A7 freelensing a Bell and Howell 50mm f1.2 projector lens.  Britney Britney Chiyoda Ku Chiyoda…

  8. Tirikilatops

    Date 10 Aug 2017
    Tirikilatops live at The Continental in Preston, Lancashire 9th August 2017. Sony A7 camera freelensing a Bell and Howell 50mm f1.2 fixed aperture projector lens.

  9. Pikacyu*Makoto

    Date 10 Aug 2017
    Pikacyu*Makoto (Acid Mothers Temple, Afrirampo) live at The Continental in Preston, Lancashire 9th August 2017 Sony A7 camera freelensing a Bell and Howell 50mm f1.2 fixed aperture projector lens. ISO 800 with shutter speeds from 1/125sec to 1/250sec. Pikacyu*Makoto Pikacyu*Makoto Pikacyu*Makoto Pikacyu*Makoto Pikacyu*Makoto Pikacyu*Makoto Pikacyu*Makoto Pikacyu*Makoto Pikacyu*Makoto Pikacyu*Makoto Pikacyu*Makoto Pikacyu*Makoto Pikacyu*Makoto …

  10. Kaiber Koi

    Date 26 Jun 2017
    Kaiber Koi live at The Star and Garter, Manchester 24th June 2017. Sony A7 free lensing a Bell and Howell 50mm fixed f1.2 aperture projector lens. Below is a video shot with the same setup.

  11. Arcaeon

    Date 25 Jun 2017
    Arcaeon live at The Star and Garter in Manchester, 24th June 2017 Sony A7 free lensing a Bell and Howell 50mm f1.2 fixed aperture projector lens. 

  12. The Working Man

    Date 11 Jun 2017
    The Working Man live at The Napier, Blackburn 10th June 2017. Sony A7 freelensing (lens whacking) a Bell and Howell 50mm fixed aperture f1.2 projector lens. The lens is housed in a macro extension tube and focused by moving the lens manually in-and-out while held in the tube.  I did a…

  13. Billinge Woods and the Pentax 6x7

    Date 22 Feb 2017
    Billinge Woods in Blackburn Lancashire, 19th February 2017.  A rainy, dreary day… quite a bit of mist. Pentax 6x7 medium format SLR with 105mm lens, loaded with Kodak 400TX. Film developed in Ilford Ilfosol 3, 1:14 dilution, 9mins at 24ºc.  Billing Woods Billing Woods Billing Woods Billing Woods Billing Woods …

  14. Leighton Moss with a Voigtlander Perkeo

    Date 22 Feb 2017
    A family day out in Leighton Moss and Silverdale in Lancashire. I have Voigtlander Perkeo I medium format folding camera in my bag loaded with Kodak 400TX. The light isn’t brilliant, very flat with little contrast. Still, an opportunity to messy about and have fun with a great little camera and…

  15. Preston Town Centre and the Pentax 6x7

    Date 22 Feb 2017
    Preston City Centre, January 2017. Testing the Pentax 6x7 with the 55mm f4 lens The Pentax is a beast of a camera! This is not a candid street camera setup. This type of camera forces you to slow down and check and recheck settings before firing a frame. The camera is…

  16. Twisted Ankle - Sunbird Records

    Date 28 Jan 2017
    Twisted Ankle live at Sunbird Records, Darwen 27th January 2017 Twisted Angle describe themselves as a “jazz trio for the deaf.” A superbly apt and brilliant description of a band who delivered a great ‘in-your-face’ performance that had to be seen. Hailing from Cardiff, Twisted Ankle brought to the stage…

  17. Amy Grindhouse - Sunbird Records

    Date 28 Jan 2017
    Amy Grindhouse live at Sunbird Records, Darwen 27th January 2017 Describing themselves as a “two piece instrumental twinkle band with jazzy/emo/punk influences…”, this stripped back duo of Connor and Matthew delivered an entertaining and fun filled performance of self penned compositions that weaved effortlessly in-and-out of intricate, texturally rich guitar…

  18. Delirium - Sunbird Records

    Date 22 Jan 2017
    Delirium live at Sunbird Records, Darwen 21st January 2017 After a frustrating day of photographing a particularly uninspiring band at an event, I was in need of seeing some quality live music. Something, anything to lift the spirits and give me hope that there’s still some talent out there in…

  19. Snow Burial - The Napier

    Date 22 Jan 2017
    Snow Burial live at The Sir Charles Napier, Blackburn 20th January 2017 What can I say, The Napier goes from strength to strength in booking exceptionally talented live bands to enjoy. This week saw the arrival of Snow Burial “a hard-hitting and dynamic metal-infused experimental rock trio from Chicago”, currently…

  20. And So It Goes - Sunbird Records

    Date 22 Jan 2017
    And So It Goes live at Sunbird Records, Darwen 20th January 2017 Hailing from Brighton, ‘And So It Goes’ delivered a powerhouse performance of self penned compositions. Consisting of three very capable musicians: Hope, Sadie and Jamie, ‘And So It Goes’ know how to weave a composition into an interesting and…

  21. Land Wars - Sunbird Records

    Date 21 Jan 2017
    Land Wars live at Sunbird Records, Darwen 20th January 2017 A delightfully quirky and fun band hailing from London who like to describe their music as “sprinting full-speed down a steep hill”. An apt description, but doesn’t quite do justice to their true musical ability. These guys can play well.  …

  22. Party Like it’s 1999

    Date 18 Jan 2017
    A New Years Eve party at The Cellar Bar in Blackburn Lancashire hosted by Gypsy Carrot Productions. I was commissioned to document the evening In between working I did some documentary style photographs using a Pentax SMC 30mm f2.8 manual focus lens with the Sony A7. Really nice lens with…

  23. St Helen’s Church, Waddington

    Date 11 Jan 2017
    28th December 2016. On a quick jaunt out and about with the family and we stumble upon Waddington near to Clitheroe in Lancashire. I have a few frames left to shoot on the Pentax 6x7 with the 105mm lens. Ilford HP5 is loaded into the camera Today’s hymn will be……

  24. Huncoat Power Station (with a Pentax 6x7)

    Date 11 Jan 2017
    Huncoat Power Station in heavy fog. Perfect cover for exploring abandoned structures unseen. An opportunity to break in the newly acquired Pentax 6x7 medium format SLR camera with the 55mm, 105 and 200mm lenses.  Huncoat Power Station The camera is loaded with Kodak 400TX overrated to 1600asa. Light is flat and…

  25. Razorrawks Photoshoot

    Date 28 Dec 2016
    Nighttime. Winter in Darwen. A meet-up at Sunbird Records. Jonathan Lindley, Graham Aspinall, Martin Rawcliffe (aka Razorrawks) and and myself in tow. No plan. Let’s make ‘something’ happen We scour the streets for improvised locations for a photoshoot. We stumble upon an abandoned rooftop carpark with industrial halogen lighting. I use Sony A7 freelensing a…

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