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gig & Live music photography

I've been photographing gigs across the Bristol music scene for four years, and it's been an absolute blast! I got my start through working front of house roles in a Bristol music venue, and I love everything about working gigs - I know how to be unobtrusive and take photos without getting in sight-lines, causing a disturbance or any difficulty for venue staff! I love photographing musicians of any kind, and adore photos which show musicians caught up in a moment, or audiences having an amazing time.

I am currently one of two house photographers at St George's Bristol, and I've covered so many venues and events around Bristol, including The Exchange, Bristol Pride and Bristol Folk Festival. On the other side of the scale, I've also worked grassroots gigs in a number of Bristol's pubs and cafes, a very cosy gig in a tiny Bath bookshop, and even home performances with an audience of two!​ No venue is out of the question, and I absolutely love the challenge of responding to a new space.

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Available for gigs, festivals, livestreams and recordings! Get in touch here if you'd like me to know more!

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Livestreams and recordings

Since the onset of the covid-19 pandemic, I've also become used to photographing livestreams and gig recordings. I love the opportunity to take behind-the-scenes style photos, which show the process of creating a gig for the screen instead of a live audience. Since August 2020 I have been the official photographer for Open Collab, a monthly improvised poetry and music livestream, which features participants from all over the world!

If you would like to know more about hiring me for a gig, livestream or recording, please get in touch. I quote each event on an individual basis, though please be aware that I do run reduced rate pricing structures for musicians facing financial hardship. If you would like to request a reduced rate, simply let me know when you enquire!

portraits & promo photos for musicians

In these band and artist photoshoots I work with you to create portraits which can be used for press and promotional materials - including Instagram, album covers, website use, posters and leaflets, etc.

 

I have previously worked with a variety of artists, including a sixties-themed dance group, a group of folk artists requiring promotional material for a virtual festival, and an electronic musician wanting something which incorporated light and shadow. The vibe varies from session to session, and above all I am interested in creating something that represents you and your art.

One of my main priorities when I take portraits is to ensure that my clients feel comfortable. I understand that being in front of a camera can feel anxiety inducing, which is why I take the time to get to know you and help you relax. See my portrait page for more info about this!

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