As I always say, Africa Oye is my favourite festival and probably the nearest, being about 15 minutes walk from my home. Slightly delayed, is the 30th anniversary of the festival a few weeks ago.
Published on Mon Jul 4, 2022
A quick summary of recent photography work at the beginning of 2022, which hopefully signals a return to business as normal for photographic commissions on Merseyside.
Published on Wed Mar 2, 2022
Sad to hear Jamaican reggae pioneer Frederick Nathaniel "Toots" Hibbert has died at the age of 77. The legendary musician fronted the reggae and ska band Toots & the Maytals from the early 1960s.
Published on Thu Oct 8, 2020
My summary and review of various photography commissions in Liverpool and beyond in 2019 - business portraits, conferences, events, exhibitions - another super busy year.
Published on Thu Dec 19, 2019
Africa Oye is the UK's largest free African music festival and it just keeps getting better and better. It is an Oye Family now - a solid crew of management and trustees and an audience that knows how to party !
Published on Mon Jul 1, 2019
My world music photography has been promoted by specialist photo library ArenaPAL since 2006 - so great to see that they have a sparkly new website and that I'm one of their featured suppliers
Published on Fri Jun 21, 2019
An amazing gig that I was lucky enough to be asked to photograph - old friends The Real People and new kids on the block The Cheap Thrills - legendary night.
Published on Sat May 18, 2019
Sad news to hear that Keith Flint, lead singer with The Prodigy is dead - I took a series of live images of the band for an agency at the Glastonbury festival back in 2009.
Published on Fri May 3, 2019
In 2006 I was contacted by a design agency here on Merseyside to help them photograph their forthcoming debut album cover. Exciting times !
Published on Thu Apr 18, 2019
Back again at my favourite festival - great music and a brilliant weekend weather wise. It really is a highlight in Liverpool's musical calendar - superb programming and really well organised.
Published on Mon Jul 2, 2018
The UK's largest free celebration of African music and culture takes place annually in Liverpool. Beginning in 1992 as a series of small gigs in the city centre, the event has gone from strength to strength, moving to its present Sefton Park home in 2002 to cope with demand
Published on Mon Jul 10, 2017
50 years on and the Beatles are still big news in Liverpool. Thousands of tourists and millions of pounds are spent as visitors come to the city in search of their idols.
Published on Mon Oct 31, 2016
"Just wanted to drop you a line to say thank-you so much for the brilliant job you did for us in Bootle barracks the other week - we hit the Echo and also the Plymouth Daily (where we have an interest in veterans services) so we were dead chuffed."