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Claudia Westmore

My friend, Claudia Westmore on Instagram, popped into the studio for a quick shoot the other day. She’s been training non-stop for her first entry into UKBFF and it’s amazing to see how much she’s progress … not just physically but also mentally.

This is one of my favourites from our session.

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New Volume Debut Show Poster

The guys in New Volume play there debut show tomorrow, at The Garage, in London and they’ve used one of the promo shots I took for the poster artwork.

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Don Don and Bunny

Lately, I’ve been spending a lot more time shooting personal stuff. It reminds me that I fell in love with photography because the idea of a photograph blew my mind and not because I wanted to make a living from it. I’m obviously really grateful that I get to do what I love for work but it’s a great feeling to have my passion spark again.

These are my buddies Don Don and Bunny … probably one of my favourite photos taken this year.

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John Taylor of Young Guns

I’ve been spending a bunch of time with the guys from Young Guns, while they’ve been working on their new album, and it’s been great as always.

I shot this photo with John a few weeks back while taking a break during the video shoot for their latest music video.

I really like it.

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Hanging in Brighton

Sometimes I find it quite hard to shoot photographs during “chill time” because my days are constantly spent taking photographs for clients so I almost feel like I need the time off. It’s quite weird because I never got into photography to make a living out of it (that just happened) but rather because I loved the idea of being able to capture a moment. I’ve started shooting more in my off time (especially when I am traveling) and it’s been a really good feeling as I’m feeling more inspired which seems to be pushing my commercial work as well as my motivation.

I shot this photo of my buddy Tyron down in Brighton on a day out.

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City Water Flyer

I shot some promo images for the guys in City Water and they’ve used one of the images for an upcoming show of theirs.

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Portraits of Drake McElroy

Last year in Madrid, while out for the Red Bull X-Fighters in Madrid, I photographed a few portraits of Drake McElroy.

Drake is super nice and this was a great pleasure for me because I got really into dirt-bikes back in the day when I saw him ride in old videos. He’s got the “sweetest” riding style and seems to have more fun on a bike than most people have now … it’s definitely in his blood.

Besides riding, Drake is one of the head judges for Red Bull X-Fighters and used to present an awesome show called Drakes Passage … you can watch these online still so make sure to do that.

These are just two of the shots that I took but I’m really happy with the entire set. Hopefully it’s not the last time I get to work with him.

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Adam Jenkins Portraits

A few months ago I shot some lifestyle portraits with my friend Adam Jenkins. He’s a great drummer for a band called “What Now“, longboard-rider, photography enthusiast and all round fun guy to be around so I wanted to capture some of that in a few photos.

These are them …

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The Blackout – Final Party Tour (Take 2)

My friends in The Blackout had to, unfortunately, reschedule their recent tour but have just announced the new dates and it’s definitely going to be a good party. The photo on the poster is made up of some individual portraits I shot with the guys that I really like. Make a plan to get to a show of theirs if you can.

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Photo shoot with Audiogold

Today I had a promotional photo shoot with the guys (and lady) of the band Audiogold. We shot in Highgate Wood and it was quite chilly out but I had a really good time and think that we got some great shots which I will be editing later this week.

These photos were posted by the band on their Instagram account so I thought I would share them because it’s always hard for me to shoot my own behind-the-scenes photographs.

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