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  1. Tirikilatops live in Todmorden

    04 Nov 2018

    Tirikilatops Tirikilatops Tirikilatops Tirikilatops Tirikilatops Tirikilatops Tirikilatops Tirikilatops Tirikilatops Tirikilatops Tirikilatops Tirikilatops Tirikilatops The wonderfully quirky and delightfully engaging Tirikilatops live in Todmorden, 3rd November 2018. Sony A7 with a 7Artisans 50mm f1.1 lens. Shot at 1600iso, 1/250 sec at f1.4. 


  2. Today They Are Older

    28 Oct 2018

    Today, They Are Older live at The Napier Halloween Night, Blackburn 27th October 2019. Sony A7 with a 7Artisans 50mm f1.1 lens. All images shot wide open at f1.1. 


  3. Today, They Are Older (The Sanctuary Burnley)

    07 May 2018

    After a few months of self imposed hiatus from gig photography to help recharge batteries, I needed a blowout from a stressful week at work. What better way to do this than go and photograph ‘Today, They Are Older’, who were performing at the recent Metal 2 Masses battle of…


  4. Shadows and Light

    06 Apr 2018

    Mankes Tamsin A Kin Tamsin A Moet Shadows and Light (or making the most of back lighting only!). Captured at The Lemon Tree, Blackburn, Lancashire 4th April 2018. Featuring Mankes, Kin, Tamsin A and Moet. Shot with a Sony A7 using a Volna-3 80mm f2.8 medium format lens from a…


  5. Maruja

    04 Mar 2018

    Maruja, live at Night and Day Café, Manchester 3rd March 2018. Sony A7 free lensing a Bell and Howell 50mm f1.2 projector lens.  Maruja Maruja Maruja Maruja Maruja Maruja


  6. Strange Bones

    17 Feb 2018

    Strange Bones live at Sunbird Records, Darwen 16th February 2018 I must confess, I’ve not been wanting to photograph live bands for some time now. I’ve been a little bit bored with it all. But then you see a band for the first time that has such energy and drive…


  7. Sisteray At The Electric Church

    05 Feb 2018

    Sisteray preachng sermon at The Electric Church, The Lemon Tree, Blackburn 2nd February 2018.


  8. Sky Valley Mistress

    26 Nov 2017

    Sky Valley Mistress (v2.0) live at The Ferret, Preston 25th November 2017 Sony A7 with an OM Zuiko 50mm f1.4 and Pentax 30mm f2.8 manual focus lenses.


  9. Blackburn Comic Con

    07 Nov 2017

    A small selection of portraits taken at Blackburn Comic Con, held at King Georges Hall 4th November 2017 This was my first time at a Comic Con event and thoroughly enjoyed photographing it on behalf of the venue. Mike Edmonds Dominic Carter Vic Tablian Colin Baker Shane Rimmer Matt Zimmerman …


  10. Blancmange (with support Transfigure)

    29 Oct 2017

    Blancmange live at Darwen Library Theatre, 25th October 2017. Sony A7 with OM Zuiko 50mm and 135mm, Pentax 30mm and Tokina 35-70mm manual focus vintage lenses.  Blancmange Blancmange Blancmange Blancmange Blancmange Blancmange Blancmange Blancmange Blancmange Transfigure Transfigure Transfigure Transfigure


  11. Acid Mothers Temple

    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 …


  12. The Perverts

    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…


  13. Edgarville and Today, They Are Older

    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 …


  14. Kaiber Koi

    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.


  15. Arcaeon

    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. 


  16. The Working Man

    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…


  17. Billinge Woods and the Pentax 6x7

    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 …


  18. Twisted Ankle - Sunbird Records

    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…


  19. Amy Grindhouse - Sunbird Records

    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…


  20. Delirium - Sunbird Records

    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…


  21. Snow Burial - The Napier

    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…


  22. And So It Goes - Sunbird Records

    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…


  23. Land Wars - Sunbird Records

    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.  …


  24. Party Like it’s 1999

    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…


  25. St Helen’s Church, Waddington

    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……


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