Ska punk heroes were back from hiatus and in need of some fresh press shots
Possibly the biggest band I will ever photograph. No pressure...
Inaugural show in recently restored 18th Century landmark.
Got to hang with my ol' buddies The Human Project to shoot some press shots for their next album, 'Clarion Call.
The Manics bring their 13th album to Leeds
Promo shoot with awesome new blues rock outfit.
Frightened Rabbit - Editors - Minor Victories 'Alright Group' debut in Leeds
Studio shoot with Bradford's wonky pop heroes
super quick promo shoot with new Leeds band
Grant and Taka turn back the clock with mammoth hit-laden set.
'Uncle Guy' and co were back in town, but with an new old friend
Unique promotional shoot in Peak District cave
Modfather's "A Kind Revolution" tour hits Yorkshire
Shooting the press material for Autobahn's second album
What better way to start 2018 than with Marmozets tearing the roof off the Leadmill..?
Quick portrait shoot in a quirky coffee shop with Bradford quintet
busy day out with legendary gothic-metal band
The end of another awesome year.
Drawing 2017 to a close with some Finnish glam metal
Penulitmate show of the year: Eez eh!
"Our Kid" kicked off his first solo Arena tour in Leeds.
Brighton's gold boys' debut arena tour hits Leeds
Tough night at the Apollo
Finally got to scrub the charismatic singer-songwriter from my bucket list
Quick shoot with some old friends
Rivers and pals bring Pacific Daydream to Manchester
Commercial shoot with exciting new restaurant in Skipton
Great show, but a tough shoot.
Tiny venue, huge show
Finally got the opportunity to chalk the enigmatic St. Vincent off my bucket list as the Masseduction tour came to Manchester.
Promo shoot with charity cycle team
The epic Sleep Well Beast tour hit the UK
Invited back for a press shoot with Harrogate's finest
Press shoot with Bradford quartet
So. Much. Fun!
Glastonbury headliners get nostalgic in Manchester.
"I know a place we can go, where you'll fall in love so hard that you wish you dead"
Editorial commission for Loud and Quiet Magazine
Missed you, Leeds x
One of my favourite acts to shoot, at one of my favourite venues to shoot at. This was definitely a no-brainer for me.
Feature shoot with another awesome Bradford band
Sunny afternoon in south London with awesome alt-pop trio
The lovely folks over at Mixmag sent me over to Manchester for Chase & Status' live return.
Opening night of the Revolution Radio tour
Editorial shoot with one of my favourite Leeds bands
A look back at the past 12 months
What better way to end the year than photographing my favourite band on their latest Arena tour?
Header over to my favourite venue last month to catch Jack Garratt's sold out show.
Back to manchester for some good old balls-out rock and roll
Mr Treys' brought his Trick tour to Leeds
It's been a long four years...
Location shoot with charismatic singer-songwriter
Live music made a fantastic return to Roundhay Park
Inaugural one-dayer at Manchester Ritz
Outstanding new Bradford band
Possibly the most civilised show I've ever shot.
Back for round seven - featuring five headliners!
"When you find that things are getting wild, don't you want days like these?"
huge home-from-homecoming show for Wakey's finest.
Headed back to The Netherlands to photograph this absolute gem of a festival
I recently had the fortune of spending an hour with the wonderful Esper Scout for an editorial shoot
Had the pleasure of being invited down to take some shots of Biffy Clyro performing an intimate acoustic set in Leeds. The show was only available to ticket holders for this years Leeds Festival (which Biffy are due to headline), and provided the…
Fresh morning shoot with eclectic duo
Promo shoot with Bradford noise pop trio
Madchester heroes hit Leeds on their "Girl at the End of the World" tour
Early morning shoot with awesome new Leeds indie rock quartet
working with the cult quartet for their latest release: No Man's Sky.
"What's with these homies, dissing my girl?"
Spent a couple of hours with one of the worlds greatest Saxophonists
Exploring Leeds glamorous side..
Studio-style shoot with electro-ambient duo.
Spent a couple of hours in Leeds with a great new alternative artist
Another great show at my favourite venue
I was lucky enough to work with the wonderful Lucy Spraggan at the back end of 2015 on her Tour and EP artwork.
Six years ago I had the opportunity to photograph Marina for the first time. Little did I know at the time how well shooting that show would serve me.
I made the short trip to Ilkley to see first hand what the buzz behind the new cinema was all about.
Awesome night of neo-pyschedelia
Headed down to The Record Café for hangs with the awesome Cat Scott, and to check out her awesome Sci-Art exhibition, "In Transition".
Caught the second date of the UK tour - along with every other music photographer north of Stoke, it would seem.
Got to hang with Tunbridge Wells' finest for the first date of their rescheduled tour
Kicking 2016 off at my favourite venue. That'll do.
It's that time of year again when I reflect on the past 12 months
A somewhat disappointing final show of 2015.
One of my final shows of 2015, photographing one of the first acts I shot at the start of the year - the homecoming of Leeds most successful export of recent years.
I arranged to spend a couple of hours with Everything Everything during the soundcheck for the homecoming finale of their latest tour at Manchester Apollo. Over the past twelve months EE have been a mainstay on my Spotify. I reacquainted myself with…
After months - maybe years - of discussing doing a shoot, me and Tia finally managed to get into the studio, and it was rad.
After a handful of tough gigs, I was in need of an easy-shooting, well-lit Arena show - Imagine Dragons duly obilged.
One of those nights where, as a photographer, if you didn't laugh you'd probably cry.
The guys over at Loud and Quiet magazine sent me over to Liverpool to a couple…
I've been deliberating exactly how to approach this post in light of recent events for the past few days
Can't beat shooting proper Rock/Metal bands.
Getting my emo on.
Fantastic artist. Fantastic show. Fantastic venue.
Studio shoot with Leeds ambient-pop trio.
A second attempt to get gig season up and running
Churches, hearses, balloons and smoke machines.
What better way to kick of gig season? Well, maybe some lights..
For a good few years I've been itching to scratch 'shoot a foreign festival' from my bucket list
“John’s got Brewer’s droop - he get’s intimated by the dirty pigeons. They love a bit of it.”