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Phoebe Fox on Adapting Your Photography for Clients

Phoebe Fox is a photographer and videographer who specialises in live music, documenting tours, festivals, artworks and magazine features. Her clients include Blur, Madison Beer, Fontaines DC, NME, BBC Radio 1 amongst many others.

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Q&A: John Lyons on his debut exhibition, creative process & techniques

In December, MPA alumnus John Lyons launched his debut exhibition at Hoxton Cabin.

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Photographer Spotlight: Mark John

Up next in our Photographer Spotlight series is Basel-based, freelance photographer, Mark John.

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Top Tips for Getting Your 2024 Submissions Ready

As we begin the New Year, it means that you now only have a few months to start preparing your picture-perfect entries for this year’s MPAs!

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Photographer Spotlight: Sam Rockman

In this week’s spotlight, we welcome Sam Rockman, a London-based photographer and visual artist who has been featured in publications such as Wonderland, Dreamingless, Billboard and Kerrang and has worked with musicians such as Mimi Barks, Hollie Cook, Dabbla and Gentleman’s Dub Club to name a few.

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Photographer Spotlight: Nicole Fara Silver

In this week’s spotlight, we welcome Nicole Fara Silver - an internationally published editorial and commercial photographer based in New York City, who was nominated in our Music Moment of the Year category for her captivating live shot of Billie Eilish at Madison Square Gardens.

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Photographer Spotlight: Paul Bogle

This week in our spotlight series we welcome South London-based photographer Paul Allotei Bogle, who was nominated in our Music Moment of the Year category for his mesmerising live shot of Stormzy and DAVE.

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Photographer Spotlight: Kaj O'Connell

Over the coming weeks, we’ll be profiling some of the talented photographers who participated in this year’s Music Photography Awards and had their work shortlisted by our judges.

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Sacha Lecca's tips for posting your work on social media

“In trying to post too much, can mean putting out work that’s not your strongest. I’m guilty of doing this myself!” conic photographer, photo-editor and Rolling Stone magazine aficionado Sacha Lecca is back with another insight for us; this time focussing on posting your work on social media.

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Photographer Charlotte Patmore shares her top insights

Charlotte Patmore is an inimitable photographer, artist and filmmaker. With over ten years of experience, she has developed her vision through the live music scene, touring the world and providing a bright and vibrant insight into backstage life.

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How do you create a distinctive style and visual identity?

If you asked two photographers to shoot a portrait shot of an artist, you’d likely get two wildly different images. Every photographer has their preferred approach to lighting, composition, mood, angle and perspective. So, the big question: “How do you create a distinctive style and visual identity

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Eljay Briss shares his top five tips to any music photographer

Eljay Briss is a UK based photographer of Jamaican heritage who shoots portraits, music events & festivals, film premieres, behind-the-scenes, commercial and editorial work.

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Chris Suspect’s Top Five Music Photography Tips

We recently sat down with our 2022 Zeitgeist Award winner Chris Suspect who won the coveted prize for his photo of DC punk/metal legends Darkest Hour at DC Brau brewery for their surprise 20th anniversary show.

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Tips & Techniques for lighting Live Music Concerts

Top Tips from Live Music 2022 Winner John Lyons

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