Shooting The Summer

Autumn is officially here and we’re in a reflective mood. The summer has been remarkably busy for Nick with the festival season, private shoots, media appearances and the planning of new projects. One of the more unusual events Nick was involved in was Voewood Festival, one of the UK’s top literary and arts. Nick was involved in a very exciting project around the music element…

Nick Celebrates Cambridge Folk Festival At 50

Avid readers of Nick’s news room may already know that Nick has been involved with the Cambridge Folk Festival since 2000, working at the festival with various clients and also using it as the subject for his debut book: TEN-A Decade In Images. This year, the legendary festival reached 50 fabulous years and Nick was once again on site to participate in the celebrations and photographically record the occasion.

Nick Helps With Flood Aid

Flood Aid, a concert to raise cash to help the victims of the December 5 tidal surge in Boston, Lincolnshire, has been planned for later this month and Nick has volunteered to provide his photographic services free of charge. The Flood Aid team has worked closely with the local council since January to organise the event and will showcase a number of local bands who will get the opportunity to…

Nick Gets RAW

Nick has been invited to be part of a unique three-day event showcasing the work of five of the world’s most revered rock photographers. Château Les Carrasses, in the Languedoc-Roussillon region of the south of France, is to host RockArtWine festival (RAW) in May where Nick will be exhibiting a range of limited edition fine art rock photography. As well as making several personal appearances over the event, collectors will also…

Magnificent Mark

Continuing our TEN-A Decade In Images week in the run up to the Cambridge Folk Festival, here is what the BBC’s Mark Radcliffe has to say about it: ‘These warm and evocative photographs perfectly capture the intimacy and authenticity of a warm, evocative, inimate and authentic event. As I look through them I am anticipating going back to Cherry Hinton with even more delight than…

Marvellous Mike

Continuing our TEN-A Decade In Images week in the run up to the Cambridge Folk Festival, here is what ‘Mr Folk’, Mike Harding, has to say about it: “A great book of photographs from one of the greatest folk festivals in the world. As a fellow photographer I am more than a little jealous of Nick’s work. His images capture the atmosphere of many, many…

Classy Cara

Continuing our TEN-A Decade In Images week in the run up to the Cambridge Folk Festival, here is what the lovely Cara Dillon has to say about it: “Nick’s talent is in capturing a unique moment in every artist’s performance that takes you to the very place their music belongs. I’m very fond of his photo of me at Cambridge, I look pretty relaxed…

Beautiful Bella

Continuing our TEN-A Decade In Images week in the run up to the Cambridge Folk Festival, here is what the lovely Bella Hardy has to say about it: “Nick’s photographs capture a festival performance feeling which is so hard to put into words; it’s something primal, a feeling fuelled by adrenaline and fear and the way the crowd spurs you on.  It’s an honour to…

Rockabilly Richard

Continuing our TEN-A Decade In Images week in the run up to the Cambridge Folk Festival, here is what the fabulous ex-Pulp member, Richard Hawley, has to say about it: “Proof that I do set up my own equipment! I like this picture – when all the bullshits done with, it’s good to be shown for what I am; a guitarist first and foremost….

Just Julie

Continuing our TEN-A Decade In Images week in the run up to the Cambridge Folk Festival, here is what the lovely Julie Fowlis has to say about it: “This image instantly catapults me back to my younger days at Cambridge Folk Festival.  Heady days of fun, fear and the pure thrill of playing Cambridge as an artist in my own right. It brings back fond memories…