Here’s a quick shoot with burlesque performer and professional body-piercer, Lou-Leigh Blue. The shoot took place at her studio at Purple Rose Tattoo, Bristol where she’s really gone to town on the cool and quirky decor. Lou-Leigh modelled harnesses by Blu83, a small fashion label run by fellow burlesque performer, Daisy Cutter. Daisy Cutter’s has […]
I recently enjoyed taking some headshots/portraits with The Blowfish, an fast-rising TV personality described as the ‘heavy metal marine biologist’. He’s best known, so far, for appearing on popular BBC Worldwide adventure series Fishing Impossible as a main presenter. Shooting at his home, I captured some basic, relaxed images as well as some shots […]
Female singer-songwriters have been heard frequently in recent years, encompassing everything from folk and underground rock to big-selling pop superstars. I’ve been a fan of the style since raiding my Mum’s Joan Baez LPs as a child and later discovered contemporary voices like Dar Williams. So I’m often fervent in separating the wheat from the chaff, distinctive […]
Down by the seaside at Weston-super-Mare, I took some shots of the Copper Feel Cabaret’s show, which formed part of the entertainment at the Tattoo Kulture 2015 convention.
Here are some shots of Bristol-based alternative model, Anna Quinn, showing off some items from a stake wear brand.
Yesterday I shot something a little different in the studio, a friend in a full suit of armour! Lucy, who had the suit of armour for a week as part of a very interesting project she’s involved with, arrived dragging the heavy metal outfit in a trolly. The armour forms part a character Lucy is […]
In early December, I moved into a fantastic photographic studio right in the heart of Bristol. Sharing with one other photographer, the studio is large enough for a wide range of portrait and light commercial photography and I have already received several clients who love the location and space. There are multiple professional Bowens studio […]
Here’s some sun-kissed images from back in the summer with Bristol pinup icon, Miss Jessica Holly, who you may remember from some of my previous blog posts. We made some good use of the natural golden light streaming across the beach as Weston-Super-Mare, as Jessica modelled a range of retro outfits and accessories. See more […]
Billing itself as an ‘anti-art school’, Dr Sketchy’s is life drawing classes with a difference. It was found back in 2005 by Ms Molly Crabapple and since then groups have slung up all over the globe, recently launched in Bristol. I’ve been helping founder, Boo (aka Lou Leigh Blue) with music and photography at the […]
Last week, I took a trip to Cardiff to cover the 2013 Womex Expo, a trade fair which brings together musicians, promoters and record labels from across the world. I was work for agency Branding Latin America who created the Peru stand, which showcased some of the best in the nation’s musical output and serving […]