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Tag : Spark Arena

13 May 2018

Jimmy Barnes live at Spark Arena

Jimmy Barnes is a big deal in New Zealand and Australia, though i admit to being aware of his work.  From the ten minutes i saw of his show, i was impressed though!  Photos were shot for Getty Images.  you can see them here

20 Apr 2018

Halsey and Kehlani live in Auckland

I photoed Halsey with support from Kehlani for Getty Images this week.  Halsey’s stage show was really dramatic during the first few songs, but  due to the lighting and smoke, and the fact we were shooting from the sound desk near the back of the stadium, photoing was a challenge! Here are some of the photos with additional edits.  

23 Feb 2018

Robbie Williams live at Spark Arena

I had the massive pleasure of photoing Robbie Williams at Spark Arena.  Robbie was my first arena concert a couple of year’s back so i knew it would be a fun concert to shoot.  And, as expected, Robbie didn’t disappoint.   It was the usual first three songs, no flash, but during this time Robbie was being Robbie all over the stage, hugging members of the audience, dancing with his dancers, posing for the photographers etc. These photos were taken for […]

16 Jan 2018

Cat Stevens / Yusuf live

Cat Stevens / Yusuf soundcheck live at Spark Arena.  You can see the full set of images on Getty Images here

25 Nov 2017

Julia Michaels live at Spark Arena

Julia Michaels supported Shawn Mendes when he played recently in Auckland, New Zealand.  I was there to take some photos for Getty Images.  Here are a selection of my Getty Images pictures and some additional bonus items!

21 Nov 2017

Stevie Nicks live at Spark Arena

Stevie Nicks is currently touring and her ’24 Karat Gold Tour’ came to Auckland recent.  I was lucky enough to be photoing her (and support band The Pretenders) for Getty Images..  It was quite a challenging shoot as we were at the back of the stadium near the sound desk.  We weren’t on a raised platform so when everyone stood up we couldn’t see anything!  As a result, quite a few of these photos were taken with my arms in […]

04 Nov 2017

Drake live at the Spark Arena, Auckland

I photoed Drake last night for Getty Images.  You can see the full set on the Getty Images website here

01 Oct 2017

London Grammar live at Spark Arena

I had the great pleasure of photoing British band London Grammar at Auckland’s Spark Arena last night for Getty Images.   You can see my official photos over at Getty Images .  Below are a couple of extra shots which needed a little more editing so couldn’t be used for editorial  

10 Sep 2017

The Nudge live at Spark Arena 9 Sept 2017

The Nudge are an excellent band from Wellington, New Zealand.  They supported Midnight Oil at Spark Arena on Saturday night so i jumped at the chance of photoing them too!  Here are a few of my shots of The Nudge live.  You should definitely go and check them out!

10 Sep 2017

Midnight Oil live at Spark Arena

I had huge fun photoing Midnight Oil live at Spark Arena, Auckland, New Zealand for Getty Images this weekend. Click on the image below to see the full set (be quick – they will only be available to view for a couple of weeks).             You can see my photos of support act The Nudge here