Meihaus press shoot

Quick portrait shoot in a quirky coffee shop with Bradford quintet

Paradise Lost press shoot

busy day out with legendary gothic-metal band

2017 in Pictures

The end of another awesome year.

Santa Cruz @ Manchester Academy

Drawing 2017 to a close with some Finnish glam metal

Kasabian @ Leeds Arena

Penulitmate show of the year: Eez eh!

Liam Gallagher @ Leeds Arena

"Our Kid" kicked off his first solo Arena tour in Leeds.

Royal Blood @ Leeds Arena

Brighton's gold boys' debut arena tour hits Leeds

Wolf Alice @ Manchester Apollo

Tough night at the Apollo

Father John Misty @ Manchester Apollo

Finally got to scrub the charismatic singer-songwriter from my bucket list

Press shoot with The Dunwells

Quick shoot with some old friends

Weezer @ Manchester Apollo

Rivers and pals bring Pacific Daydream to Manchester

Alexander's Bar & Kitchen

Commercial shoot with exciting new restaurant in Skipton

St. Vincent @ Manchester Apollo

Finally got the opportunity to chalk the enigmatic St. Vincent off my bucket list as the Masseduction tour came to Manchester.

Skipton 250 Cycle Challenge Team

Promo shoot with charity cycle team

The National @ Manchester Apollo

The epic Sleep Well Beast tour hit the UK

Litany press shoot

Invited back for a press shoot with Harrogate's finest

Deadwall press shoot

Press shoot with Bradford quartet

Radiohead @ Manchester LCCC

Glastonbury headliners get nostalgic in Manchester.

The Cribs @ Leeds Arena: Mens' Needs, Women's Needs, Whatever

"I know a place we can go, where you'll fall in love so hard that you wish you dead"

Gotts Street Park

Editorial commission for Loud and Quiet Magazine

Live at Leeds 2017

Missed you, Leeds x

Future Islands @ Leeds Refectory

One of my favourite acts to shoot, at one of my favourite venues to shoot at. This was definitely a no-brainer for me.

Howl Photoshoot

Feature shoot with another awesome Bradford band

Playing out with Playing House

Sunny afternoon in south London with awesome alt-pop trio

Chase & Status @ Manchester Apollo

The lovely folks over at Mixmag sent me over to Manchester for Chase & Status' live return.

Green Day @ Leeds Arena

Opening night of the Revolution Radio tour

Menace Beach photoshoot

Editorial shoot with one of my favourite Leeds bands

2016 in pictures

A look back at the past 12 months

Biffy Clyro @ Leeds Arena: Final show of 2016

What better way to end the year than photographing my favourite band on their latest Arena tour?

Jack Garratt @ Manchester Apollo

Header over to my favourite venue last month to catch Jack Garratt's sold out show.

Steel Panther @ Manchester Arena: Hair, Spandex and Filth

Back to manchester for some good old balls-out rock and roll

Jamie T @ Leeds Academy

Mr Treys' brought his Trick tour to Leeds

Feeder @ Manchester Ritz. Back with a bang!

It's been a long four years...

Billie Marten photoshoot

Location shoot with charismatic singer-songwriter

OnRoundhay 2016

Live music made a fantastic return to Roundhay Park

Strange Waves 2016

Inaugural one-dayer at Manchester Ritz

Glass Mountain hangs

Outstanding new Bradford band

Katherine Jenkins @ Bolton Abbey

Possibly the most civilised show I've ever shot.

Leeds Festival 2016

Back for round seven - featuring five headliners!

Ocean Colour Scene @ Millennium Square: 20 years of Moseley Shoals

"When you find that things are getting wild, don't you want days like these?"

The Cribs and friends @ Millennium Square

huge home-from-homecoming show for Wakey's finest.

Best Kept Secret Festival 2016

Headed back to The Netherlands to photograph this absolute gem of a festival

Hanging out with Esper Scout

I recently had the fortune of spending an hour with the wonderful Esper Scout for an editorial shoot

Biffy Clyro @ Headrow House: Exclusive acoustic show

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…

LewRey press shoot

Fresh morning shoot with eclectic duo

FANS Press Shoot

Promo shoot with Bradford noise pop trio

James @ Leeds Arena

Madchester heroes hit Leeds on their "Girl at the End of the World" tour

Sunspots press shoot

Early morning shoot with awesome new Leeds indie rock quartet

65daysofstatic press shoot

working with the cult quartet for their latest release: No Man's Sky.

Weezer @ Manchester Academy. Finally!

"What's with these homies, dissing my girl?"

An evening with Colin Stetson

Spent a couple of hours with one of the worlds greatest Saxophonists

Autobahn shoot for Foxes magazine

Exploring Leeds glamorous side..

Litany editorial shoot

Studio-style shoot with electro-ambient duo.

Altar Hanglands press shoot

Spent a couple of hours in Leeds with a great new alternative artist

Jess Glynne @ Manchester Apollo

Another great show at my favourite venue

Lucy Spraggan - winter 2015 shoot

I was lucky enough to work with the wonderful Lucy Spraggan at the back end of 2015 on her Tour and EP artwork.

Marina & The Diamonds @ Leeds Academy: feeling nostalgic

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.

Ilkley Cinema: a refreshing approach

I made the short trip to Ilkley to see first hand what the buzz behind the new cinema was all about.

Tame Impala @ Manchester Arena: a bold step

Awesome night of neo-pyschedelia

Cat Scott "In Transition" @ The Record Café, Bradford

Headed down to The Record Café for hangs with the awesome Cat Scott, and to check out her awesome Sci-Art exhibition, "In Transition".

The Libertines @ Manchester Arena

Caught the second date of the UK tour - along with every other music photographer north of Stoke, it would seem.

Slaves @ Leeds Academy: the boys are stepping up

Got to hang with Tunbridge Wells' finest for the first date of their rescheduled tour

Hozier @ Manchester Apollo: And we're off!

Kicking 2016 off at my favourite venue. That'll do.

2015 in pictures

It's that time of year again when I reflect on the past 12 months

Mumford & Sons @ Leeds Arena: the fairground shooting gallery

A somewhat disappointing final show of 2015.

Alt-J @ Leeds Arena

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.

Behind the scenes with Everything Everything

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.

Imagine Dragons @ Leeds Arena

After a handful of tough gigs, I was in need of an easy-shooting, well-lit Arena show - Imagine Dragons duly obilged.

Catfish and The Bottlemen @ Manchester Apollo: so much promise

One of those nights where, as a photographer, if you didn't laugh you'd probably cry.

An afternoon with Ex-Easter Island Head

The guys over at Loud and Quiet magazine sent me over to Liverpool to a couple…

Eagles of Death Metal @ Leeds Beckett SU: A sombering reflection

I've been deliberating exactly how to approach this post in light of recent events for the past few days

Bullet For My Valentine @ York Barbican

Can't beat shooting proper Rock/Metal bands.

James Bay @ Manchester Apollo: not just any old singer songwriter

Fantastic artist. Fantastic show. Fantastic venue.

White Royal

Studio shoot with Leeds ambient-pop trio.

Florence + The Machine @ Sheffield Arena: Second start

A second attempt to get gig season up and running


Churches, hearses, balloons and smoke machines.

Future Islands @ Manchester Academy: Back to the grind

What better way to kick of gig season? Well, maybe some lights..

Leeds Festival 2015

Back again...

Best Kept Secret Festival 2015

For a good few years I've been itching to scratch 'shoot a foreign festival' from my bucket list

Blur @ Blackpool Empress Ballroom (and my rambling thoughts on stardom)

“John’s got Brewer’s droop - he get’s intimated by the dirty pigeons. They love a bit of it.”


Had the pleasure of working with Narcs on their latest set of press shots.

NME Radar Shoot: Hooton Tennis Club

Fucking about on a boat with a camera, beer and an 80s glam rock soundtrack in the name of contemporary Journalism? Go on then.

Live at Leeds 2015

Had a ball photographing Live at Leeds again for NME this year.

Rosenthal Press Shoot

Headed down to Sheffield to spend a couple of hours with Danish singer-songwriter Rosenthal to shoot some press shots for his latest EP, Heart.

Rupert Stroud

Ventured out into the wintery Yorkshire wilderness for my first shoot of 2015

Actor Headshots - Cara Wilson

I'm constantly trying to turn my hand to new challenges, so I was delighted when I had the opportunity to shoot some actor headshots for an aspiring Leeds-based actress back in November.

2014 review

Here are a few of my personal favourites from what has been a mixed-bag of a year for me.

A year at the NME

This week I've hit a milestone I'm very proud of - completing my first year as an NME photographer.

Reviewed: Maclocks MacBook Pro Retina Cover

Something a little different from me, and hopefully something that will help a few people out, too. I've decided to review a cool product I stumbled upon on the Internet at the beginning of the year - The Maclocks MacBook Pro Retina 15" Rubberised…

Teho Teardo and Blixa Bargeld

Recently I was approached by the lovely folks over at Opera North to cover a few shows for them. This was a cool opportunity for me to try something different - get myself out of my comfort zone, so to speak.

Man Can't Fly shoot

My ol' pals Man Can't Fly are back with a new sound, and needed some new press shots to accompany them.

Pulled Apart By Horses album launch

These last few months I've been thinking much more about expanding my photographic horizons. Don't get me wrong, shooting gigs is awesome, but sometimes it would be good to photograph something that's not you're usual "first three, no flash". As it…

Borough Market

A few weeks back I headed down to London for the day. After enjoying awesome food and coffee down Carnaby Street, I headed down to the South bank for a short meeting. I had a few hours to kill before my train back north, so it seemed like the perfect…

New Delta photo shoot

Headed up onto the beautiful Yorkshire Moors for a photo shoot with the awesome New Delta. and a Chesterfield sofa. Although New Delta is very much a new venture, I've known the guys in the band for years. Their previous bands…

In the studio with Pulled Apart By Horses

I spent a few hours at Greenmount Studios with Leeds best jumpy screamy band whilst they put the finishing touches on their third album, Blood.