Sunday, 26 April 2009

Rude Boys! The Specials show us how it should be done

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Last night I was back at the Birmingham O2 Academy, feeling very privileged to be photographing Coventry's best ever band The Specials as part of their 30th anniversary reunion tour. I was the only photographer, which was quite surprising really. The only downside was, due to the Academy's new policy on photographers, I had to leave the building after my three songs so I couldn't stay to enjoy the show. What I did get to see was great, and here's my favourite shots from the night. A review for Birmingham Live should hit the net soon!

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There you have it. It's always great to add some genuine legends to your portfolio, and having the chance to shoot a band as important to music as The Specials was awesome. Hope you've liked my pics, if so then leave me a comment below. Hope to see you check back here soon!

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Wednesday, 22 April 2009

Papa Roach rock the Academy

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Last Saturday I was back at the O2 Academy to photograph the excellent Papa Roach. I was covering the show for Powerplay Magazine. The band were awesome, I really enjoyed their set - just a shame that the lights were pretty poor. Anyway, I got a selection of good shots, enjoy them.

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That's the lot for Papa Roach, next up for me - the Specials this weekend, can't wait!

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