Category: Images From The Underground

carnival time again

Image of a West Indian Carnival Parade

Leeds West Indian Carnival is the oldest and one of the biggest West Indian carnival events in Britain today. Started in 1967 by Arthur France, and a group of Caribbean strengths in Leeds, it is now in it’s 50th year, and…

kirkstall festival

Imange of a girl blowing bubbles

Another of the big summer events in Leeds takes place in the grounds of Kirkstall Abbey – Kirkstall Festival has been running in Leeds for 37 years now, and attracts over 25,000 people.  It has grown steadily, and has a…

festival on the ridge

Image of man with beard playing a drum

Leeds has so many little pockets of community action and events, for those in the know… One of these is the annual Woodhouse Ridge Festival, taking place early July each year. This is a wonderful example of grassroots community in…

interstellar

I have been out and about in the clubs again recently with this set from Sunrise at the West Indian Centre. The full set is on Images from The Underground.

remedy – march free party

Another dose of clubbing shots from my regular haunt Remedy at Beaverworks in Leeds. I have played about with some zoom burst effects recently, and as always using my long shutter speeds for full psychedelic effect… This was an interesting…

a man about a drunk

I have commented a few times on how business and pleasure don’t mix. That is, if you are trying to do a job, don’t get too pissed. This is something in my nightclub work I can be not very good…

a detached night

A nightclub crowd dancing

This night was quite interesting as a photographer. I felt off all night – my back hurt and I had a dodgy stomach. I’ve managed some quite good shots, but it is interesting that in many of them my detachment…

remedy – january free party

Electronic Musician

Another instalment of the place I shoot most – Remedy at Leeds Beaverworks. I only really have half the night from this one, as I was very tired and slouched about backstage for quite a while. I was also struggling…

the full works

Two girls dancing

Every year, Beaver Works which is one of the venues I shoot at regularly, hosts a ‘Mad Friday’ party, bringing together many of the events which take place there throughout the year. This year the event fell on my birthday,…

dirt vs wytm

Singer at nightclub gig

This was an interesting and challenging night. It’s a new night at Beaverworks, where I often shoot and had the interesting set up of a Metal and Alternative night (with live bands) at the top, and a techno night in…

remedy hallowe’en

remedy

For one of the regular nights I shoot at, Remedy, Hallowe’en is the big one where they pull out all the stops to create a crazy and over the top event. I produced nearly 150 images from this event –…

tinnitus

tinnitus

Just a quick one – after light night I ended up in a little techno night. Some girl (half) jokingly commented that it was her turf, so I thought I’d take a few shots  – mostly because I was a…

ela orleans at wharf chambers

Ela Orleans

I was invited down to this lovely intimate gig at Wharf Chambers to shoot a set of images capturing the night. I’ve put a full write up on my Images from The Underground site, but here’s a little taster.

unity day warm up

japanese fighting fish at unity day warm up gig august 2014

Took my self and my kit down to the warm up party for this year’s Unity Day for a few beers and some shooting. Here’s a few shots from the night. See the full story over at Images From The…