music photography

Symphony orchestra uses AI image in spectacular marketing fail

Feb 26, 2024
Alex Baker

Welcome back to another episode of ‘What Horrors Can We Make With AI?’… Today, we will be talking about marketing departments that seem to have…

Notorious B.I.G. estate and photographer Chi Modu’s widow settle copyright clash

Jan 23, 2024
Dunja Djudjic

In a landmark resolution, the legendary rapper Notorious B.I.G. estate settled its protracted legal dispute with the widow of renowned hip-hop photographer Chi Modu. The…

Guitarist Brian May selling personal Freddie Mercury photos

Jun 16, 2023
Alex Baker

Rock guitarist Brian May will sell his personal collection of photographs of Freddie Mercury and Queen as signed prints. The images were captured as much…

Iconic rock photographer Mick Hutson has died aged 58

Jun 10, 2023
Alex Baker

Tributes have flooded in for renowned music photographer Mick Hutson who died suddenly last week aged 58. Hutson made his name photographing the world’s greatest…

How to remove bands from your concert photos

Mar 15, 2023
Alex Baker

Some bands are better than others, and some are so bad I’d quite happily remove them. Of course, I’m talking about banding in your concert…

Placebo asks fans to stop shooting concerts with their phones

Nov 17, 2022
Dunja Djudjic

As a photographer, I’m very grateful for the existence of phone cameras. However, when I go to concerts, I can’t get over the fact that…

How to take classical musician portraits that rock

Apr 28, 2022
Alex Baker

  If you shoot portraits at all I can almost guarantee that you’ll get asked at some point by a musician to have some images…

Wannabe a rock star photographer? Here’s how the pros do it

Mar 29, 2022
Alex Baker

Led Zepellin, The Who, The Rolling Stones, The Police… If you could choose any band or musician to photograph who would it be? The role…

Photographer dies from hypothermia on busy Paris street after being ignored

Jan 31, 2022
Alex Baker

Swiss photographer René Robert died after suffering a dizzy spell and falling on a Paris street in his neighbourhood. Robert was ignored by passersby and…

How to use speedlights when shooting live music performances

Oct 15, 2021
John Aldred

There seems to be a popular conception out there that you don’t use flash under any circumstances during musical performances. While good manners and etiquette…