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The Frames in The Deep Shade - Winter filming memories

Dec 6th 2016 | 0 COMMENTS
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4 years ago today (6th December 2012)  we released the trailer for the feature film I made The Frames In The Deep Shade. It went on to play to a packed house at the Dublin Film Festival and open in cinemas in early 2013.

I filmed the majority of it during their 20th anniversary tour and we finished up in Ireland playing shows at the end of 2010 so there is a lot of ...

What does Rock and Roll look like?

Jan 15th 2014 | 0 COMMENTS

A short film of photographs from the recording session for ‘Ladies On The Way’ by hofman

Brrrr, bloody freezing session , in a barn, in the dead of winter. I photographed hofman recording their debut single, a proper 7" piece of shellac, that Steve Lemacq and ...

FOALS LIVE AT THE ROYAL ALBERT HALL Blu Ray packaging

Dec 2nd 2013 | 0 COMMENTS

The quite brilliant FOALS have a new live DVD & Blu Ray out and I’m tickled that they are using my photographs for the packaging.

I love shooting at The Royal Albert Hall, its such a lush backdrop for a band, lets face it, most venues are a dull black affair. I had photographed The ...

Rock Seen Book 1992

Jul 22nd 2013 | 0 COMMENTS
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During the filming of my recent feature documentary about the Irish band The Frames : ‘The Frames In The Deep Shade’ they ended their 20 year anniversary tour in Whelans in Dublin. Whelans was, and still is possibly, the best small music club in Dublin and I knew it well. In fact I shot my first ever live music photography there watching The Davy Spillane Band in August 1991. It was a nostalgic visit coming back and seeing that it is still a thriving venue. It also made me think of the book I produced when studying photography in 1992. “Rock Seen”.
Dublin Rock Music Capital of The World Graffiti

The book that I made as a graduation piece was called ‘Rock Seen’. I cringe now at the naked ambition of doing a book on the Dublin Rock Scene and ...
 

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