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PICTURE OF THE DAY

Often new. Sometimes old. Occasionally revisited. June 2015 - Present

Story by Carsten Windhorst July 29th, 2015

BJÖRK

12 August 2015 - Last Friday I rejoined Björk for her final show of her tour. It was great to be asked back for another shoot with her. This is one of the images taken during the opening of the show.

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RHODES & BIRDY

10 August 2015 - At the end of June I photographed Rhodes and Birdy in a chapel in east London for the press campaign for their new single, Let It All Go. The official video for the song has just been released so make sure you check it out.

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Stereophonics

8 August 2015 - In June I was asked to shoot the stills and a behind the scenes video for Stereophonics’ new single, Wanna Get Lost With you. This is my third BTS video for the band and I’m pleased with how it turned out.

MDNGHT

31 July 2015 - I recently headed to Manchester for a shoot with dance act MDNGHT. The guys were great to work with and we took a series of shots in various locations for their press campaign.

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BJÖRK

30 July 2015 - Here is another two-page review of Björk’s recent Manchester show. The feature can be found in the current issue of MOJO.

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Jack Savoretti

29 July 2015 - I was recently commissioned by clothing brand Brooksfield to photograph Jack Savoretti at Cornbury Festival. In addition to taking a series of portraits of Jack wearing the brand’s clothing, I also shot a short video for them which should see the light of day shortly.

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Ellie Goulding

28 July 2015 - A couple of days ago I was the official photographer at a music industry event at Abbey Road Studios. Ellie Goulding was once again brought in as the special guest and it’s the second time I’ve shot her a private event in less than a month.

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The Weeknd

27 July 2015 - Here is another shot from Island Records’ Island Life event - The Weeknd performing in the island’s Bomb Factory (yes, it really used to be one)…

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BJÖRK

26 July 2015 - A couple of weeks ago I was commissioned to be Björk’s official photographer at her MIF show in Manchester. I had previously shot the production stills for Björk’s 2011 world tour so it was fantastic to be asked back for another shoot with her. The photos from this shoot were given to the national media, and this review was used as the opening spread of NME’s live review section.

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Jack GarratT

25 July 2015 - Last week I headed to Osea Island near London for Island Records’ Island Life event. The evening portion of the event featured live performances by The Weeknd and newcomer Jack Garratt who played a fantastic show.

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KIDZANIA

24 July 2015 - Here is the three-page feature I shot for ES Magazine. For this shoot, I headed to Kidzania which is a miniature city for children. ‘Never work with children or animals’ may be the saying, but luckily this shoot turned out to be a lot of fun.

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Kelly Jones / Stereophonics

23 July 2015 - I have done a number of shoots with The Stereophonics over the past few years so it was great when I was approached by the band to shoot the ‘Behind the scenes’ stills for the video for their new single, Wanna Get Lost With You. In addition to taking the stills I was also asked to shoot a ‘Making of’ video for them. Stay tuned to see the clip.

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Nathan Sykes

22 July 2015 - I recently photographed Nathan Sykes on the set of his first solo video. The photos have started appearing in the public domain and the image below was used for Nathan’s Sykes Secret Show campaign.

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HomeTown

21 July 2015 - I was once again commissioned to photographed new Irish boyband HomeTown. This time the guys were in town to perform at a special media showcase in central London which coincided with the release of their first UK single.

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LCV Choir

20 July 2015 - I recently photographed KIN Choir (LCVK) at Union Chapel in north London. I’d never photographed a choir before and it proved to be an interesting and challenging shoot due to the sheer number of people on stage who all had to be included in the photos.

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Axwell ^ Ingrosso

19 July 2015 - Last month I was commissioned to shoot Axwell ^ Ingrosso at Alexandra Palace in north London - both backstage and on stage. Stay tuned for more photos from the shoot…

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Jamie Cullum

18 July 2015 - I’ve photographed Jamie Cullum a number of times over the past few years and he is always a very entertaining live performer. This time I shot him at a private event for the launch of No. 5 Cavendish Square in central London.

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5 Seconcs Of Summer

17 July 2015 - A few weeks ago I was commissioned to shoot 5 Seconds of Summer’s show in Glasgow. I had stage access for the last couple of songs and this is usually where the magic happens. This is one of my favourite images from the shoot.

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Animal Music

16 July 2015 - A few weeks ago I did a shoot with drum & bass act Animal Music for their press and marketing campaign.

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Massive Attack

15 July 2015 - Check out the new issue of Pro Moviemaker magazine for an article on how to shoot a live band. Ironically, the article is about filming a live performance but the magazine got in touch to say they needed a killer live shot for the article. They picked my Massive Attack photo from the band’s show in front of the Sydney Opera House a few years ago as the opening double-page spread for the feature. I guess there are still some things you just need a photographer for…

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James Arthur

10 July 2015 - A couple of months ago I was commissioned to take a series of portraits of X Factor winner James Arthur. One of the photos was used for James’ new tour merchandise and it’s the first time my photos have been used in this way. The shoot itself went really well and James was fantastic to work with.

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Ellie Goulding

5 July 2015 - Ellie Goulding was the special guest at Marriott’s new With The Band programme. I was commissioned to shoot the launch event at St Pancras Hotel in King’s Cross for them.

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Hunee

30 June 2015 - A few weeks ago I photographed DJ Hunee for a two-page feature in Mixmag. We did the shoot in the hotel Hunee was staying at - and his room, the hotel corridors and fire escape turned out to be pretty good locations to get some atmospheric shots of him.

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Jacob Whitesides

3 June 2015 - I recently photographed Jacob Whitesides’ meet & greet at Bush Hall in west London. Before the shoot, I grabbed a quick shot of Jacob. You can see the full set of M&G shots here.

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CHIC FEATURING NILE RODGERS

1 June 2015 - I recently photographed Nile Rodgers at the Roundhouse for MOJO. The double-page spread turned out really rather nice - even if I say so myself.

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Footnote: Photos by Carsten Windhorst / FRPAP.com / Must not be used without permission.