Ch….Ch….Changes….

Much needed changes taking place at elliottstudios, all in the capable hands of the elliottstudios team, We have transformed the website into a real visual treat. The press office has been replaced with the Nick Elliott Official page, To bring a refreshing new look. And Nick has been very busy updating his portfolio and adding new collections of fine art photographic work many of these images are previously unseen and taken from Nicks personal archival collection..

All One off pieces of fine art.

Hundreds of new images can be viewed in the online shop @ nickelliott.shop

Nick has been working incredibly hard on several conceptual art projects, soon to be showcased in a selection of fine art galleries across the UK, Europe and the USA..

If you can’t get to an exhibition don’t worry, the projects will be released in a sealed XXX fine art book due for release sometime early next year 2021

It really is not for the faint hearted……

“ I would like to wholeheartedly thank everyone at elliottstudios for making the rebranding the best it’s ever been in preparing the whole Nick Elliott brand for a new future.

The rebranding and upgrade of the nickelliott.info website has been a particularly busy time for the elliottstudios team. And Nick would like to thank them all for their tireless commitment and hard work”

Nick Elliott Rock Art photographer.

Pandemic on the Dancefloor…

The COVID-19 Pandemic has derailed the music business causing destructive soundwaves Ripling out and destroying years of music workers livelihoods.

Nick has voiced his concern on the ensuing Pandemic and the long-standing effects it will have on the live music business and his friends within it. “ the Pandemic has ground the U.K.’s multi million pound music business to a halt, causing catastrophic knock on affect to everyone associated within the industry. Not only affecting artists but record labels, independent recording companies, freelancers, venues, festivals and agents. This year could change the face of the music industry for ever”

Nick Elliott Rock Art photographer

Thousands of festivals and tours have been cancelled or postponed leaving creatives and their fans feeling uncertainty for the future. The music and entertainment industry relies on their heavily freelance creative workforce. The loss of their income, usually for completed work only, may force many creatives out of the industry forever. Many talented people could find themselves redeployed into vocations that do not represent their talents, which will be a total loss for the UK’s music industry.

“ I’m particularly worried about the new aspiring musical acts who rely on live music festivals and tours to showcase their talents and get a footing on the music ladder many talented artists may go undiscovered“

The rise of music streaming, virtual live shows, podcasts and FB streaming is encouraging and many have found innovative ways to keep the music live and to keep fans listening.

Nick Elliott Rock Art Photographer

“ I think that once we come out of the other side of this, the music industry will experience a boom. If artists and their associated workers can survive this brief period of hardship there is a potential for the music industry to begin to thrive again as fans flock back to the music scene.

Life without music is like a life without love“

Nick Elliott Rock Photographer

PennyBlackMusic Interview

Media coverage – Pennyblackmusic.co.uk

PenntBlackMusic_interview

Read Dave Goodwin’s interview online

Iconic Photographer Rocks 50 Folk

Media coverage – The Rhythmic Lounge

Rhythmic lounge Feb

50Folk Launches!

50 Folk

It’s been over a year in the making, but we’re now delighted to announce the launch of Nick’s second publication: 50Folk.

This limited edition, fine art, book features a collection of the iconic rock photographer’s favourite images of folk, blues and Americana performers shot during his time working with artists, record labels and major music publications at Cambridge Folk Festival.

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Nick Celebrates Cambridge Folk Festival At 50

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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.

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The Collections

We have a bit of a treat for you in the making.

We’re launching a series of new videos entitled The Collections, which showcase a selection of Nick’s wonderful images against a backdrop of original music courtesy of some specially invited artists.

The first previews a collection of images from Nick’s debut book, TEN – A Decade In Images, featuring artists from the last decade of the Cambridge Folk Festival.

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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 usual. I was tempted to say that if you wanted to know what Cambridge Folk Festival was like then these pictures say it all but that would be stupid. You have to listen to the music of course. But while we wait for that to happen again in July, these photos whet the appetite splendidly’. Mark Radcliffe

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 magic moments.” Mike Harding

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 and I was surprised he managed to capture a rare moment when my eyes were open while I was singing. Very few have done the same so well.” Cara Dillon