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. It's had it's highs and one or two lows, but ultimately it's a break I'm massively grateful for. It's given me the much-needed challenge I was after, getting back to basics and pushing me to get the best possible shots in much tougher conditions.

It takes a while for the phrase "it's Danny from the NME" to sink in as something relatively normal to say, but I've become more confident in myself as a photographer and that's resulted in me getting some work I'm really, really proud of.

I've also had the privilege of meeting some really cool people along the way, too - fellow photographers, writers, PR folk, tour managers, photo editors, fans, and - of course - bands.

Here's to another banging 12 months - here's my best bits:

Palma VioletsLive at Leeds 2014
SlavesBeacons 2014
Stephen Malkmus and The JicksManchester Gorilla, Jan 2014
HookwormsThe Lost Weekend @ Salford Islington Mill, May 2014
Joanna GruesomeBeacons 2014
Benjamin BookerCommission for NME Magazine
Courtney BarnettLive at Leeds 2014
Palma Violets
Kurt VileBrudenell Social Club, Dec 2013
Sleaford ModsBeacons 2014
Manic Street PreachersManchester Apollo, Apr 2014
Stephen Malkmus and The JicksManchester Gorilla, Jan 2014
Benjamin BookerBrudenell Social Club, Sep 2014
Royal BloodLeeds Academy, Mar 2014
Circa WavesLeeds Academy, Mar 2014
Manic Street PreachersManchester Apollo, Apr 2014
TemplesLeeds Academy, Mar 2014
The CribsWakefield Unity Works, Sep 2014
Carl Barât & The JackalsSound Control, Nov 2014
Manic Street PreachersManchester Apollo, Apr 2014
Pulled Apart By HorsesCommission for NME Magazine
NovellaThe Lost Weekend @ Salford Islington Mill, May 2014
The InternetBand On The Wall Manchester, Jun 2014
SlavesBeacons 2014
Carl BarâtCommission for NME

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