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24 Jan 2016

Viet Cong (now known as Preoccupations) live at the Kings Arms Auckland

great fun shooting the band currently known as Viet Cong update: Viet Cong have now changed their name to Preoccupations see the full set on flickr here:

31 Dec 2015

My favourite 2015 Band Photos

here are some of my favourite band photos from 2015  starting with thurston moore the fall silent invisible radiation tame impala a place to bury strangers brian jonestown massacre ac/dc unknown mortal orchestra salad boys shihad robbie williams mojo crow (where it all started earlier in the year)  

17 Dec 2015


i had the privilege of shooting one of the greatest bands in rock the other night.  none other than AC/DC you can see the full set of images on flickr here: https://flic.kr/s/aHsknFfAPr Shihad were supporting. you can see their full set here: https://flic.kr/s/aHsknFiUBe

12 Dec 2015
12 Dec 2015
Thurston Moore

The Thurston Moore Band

i got to shoot the legendary Thurston Moore with his band last week Thurston is of course famous for his Sonic Youth work, and the Sonic Youth drummer is in this band line up along with the bass player from My Bloody Valentine. I really loved this gig as i’m a great fan of his solo albums (as well as Sonic Youth) lots of the songs were extended rambles which was great.  Photographers are usually only allowed to take photos during the first three songs. […]

27 Nov 2015

Tame Impala

I was fortunate enough to be able to shoot Tame Impala in Auckland this week. They were amazing live.  go see them ! Images licensed for use on www.davesimpson.org and www.cheeseontoast.co.nz only

22 Nov 2015

Balkan International Success

i had these four images accepted in to the 1st Balkan Exhibition held in Eastern Serbia the image above received an Honorable Mention from the Photographic Society of America

22 Nov 2015

Exhibition: Connections 2015

I’m super proud to be part of an exhibition down on the Auckland Waterfront on the prestigious Queen’s Wharf.  It’s on until end of January so pop down if you are in the vicinity. i also created the website which has a bit more info about the exhibition and the photographers:  www.connections2015.co.nz 

21 Nov 2015

The Darcy Clay Band

Here is my set of images from the Darcy Clay Band playing with various different singers as part of the 95bfm radio fund raising week (click the image below to go to the flickr set).

14 Nov 2015