I am a freelance photographer from London (UK) specialising in rock and metal live music photography.
When I first started going to gigs around 1999 I found myself taking photos with a little point-and-shoot camera, trying to capture the action. However in January 2015 I received my first DSLR (Nikon D3300) as a birthday present and managed to get a couple of photo passes to shoot gigs around London. In the early days I photographed in-store band signing events at PULP on Oxford Street and was part of the old House Photography team at MAMA & Co venues (including The Barfly, The Borderline and Kentish Town Forum).
In June 2015 I traveled to Norway to photograph Tons of Rock Festival as part of a photography workshop which was when my passion for documenting live music really kicked in. I have returned to photograph the festival every year since and have been lucky enough to photograph some big international acts there including Slayer, Rob Zombie and Alice Cooper.
Back home in London I have shot at a variety of music venues from The Black Heart and The Garage, Brixton Academy and Kentish Town Forum, and Wembley Arena. I am part of the photography team at both The Moshville Times (www.moshville.co.uk) and Stitched Sound (www.stitchedsound.com), as well as writing live music reviews and other articles for both publications. I have had my work published in Kerrang! Magazine as well as on a variety of online music blogs, and in May 2018 I won the Amateur category of the Event Photography Awards.
Whist working full-time in an architectural practice during the day, I spend my evenings and weekends honing my skills in the hope that one day I will be able to turn my passion for music photography into something much bigger.