Art

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Forget Fifty Shades Of Grey


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Much of the country may have been looking forward to the release of 50 Shades of Grey, but it’s 50Folk that’s exciting me!

As a journalist of…huh-hum…a good few years, it is often hard to get excited about new writing projects, but I was thrilled to be asked to compile the introduction for a limited edition book, 50Folk, and give my take on its author, iconic rock photographer, Nick Elliott. (more…)

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Covering Life Is Loud


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Over the course of the year, my thirst for creativity has been well and truly quenched with the production of a series of videos, The Collections, from iconic rock photographer, Nick Elliott.

It has been nothing short of a marketers dream to have been involved in, not one but four, fabulous videos which showcase a selection of Nick’s wonderful images against a backdrop of original music. (more…)

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Online on a device near you


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It’s been a whirlwind of a last few months preparing for the launch of the new contemporary, music and arts magazine, Deep Red, where I’m Senior Editor.

I’ve been overseeing the development of the online presence of the publication with its website design and build, appointment of an editorial team as well as the PR and media relations around it.

But, at last the launch day has arrived and Deep Red Magazine is opening its virtual pages for the first time today. (more…)

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Deep In Conversation


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As the development of Deep Red Magazine continues, I am being kept extremely busy in my new role as Senior Editor.

In preparation for the publication’s launch in the Summer, I was invited onto 1800 Online to chat about what’s in store for the readers.

I joined Director of Photography, Nick Elliott, in an interview with radio presenter and podcaster, Alan Taylor-Shearer, and here’s a little of what we had to say about it all… (more…)

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Ten Forbidden Collections


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One of the greatest things about working in communications is when you are involved in a project that really excites your creativity.

Recently, I’ve been managing the production of a series of new promotional videos, licensing images and music as well as discussing concepts and editing ideas.

Entitled The Collections, the videos showcase a selection of my client, rock photographer Nick Elliott’s, wonderful images against a backdrop of original music courtesy of some specially invited artists. (more…)

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Diving Into The Deep Red


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I am really pleased to have been appointed Senior Editor for a new, contemporary, music and arts magazine that is set to take the market by storm when it’s launched later this year.

Deep Red Magazine, plans to bring good quality content to fans of music and the arts with top-end interviews, features and reviews in rock, blues and folk.

I’m very much looking forward to heading up a wonderful publication and will be working alongside one of my clients, world-renowned rock photographer Nick Elliott who will be launching the magazine and will act as Director of Photography and Picture Editor. (more…)

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Through The Maze


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I have travelled a painful road of late.

I was at a crossroads at the end of the last year and seem to have spent an eternity going round in circles searching for the perfect solution.

Now, I think that I have finally navigated my way through the maze of confusion and can feel sunshine on my face.

My dilemma has centred around my online presence and how to leverage the plethora of social media tools, blogging platforms and websites as the powerful communications tools I know they are. (more…)

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Rock, Art and Wine in The South of France


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It’s not every day that you get an invite to the South of France but I have been lucky enough to secure one having represented the interests of rock photographer, Nick Elliott, in an exhibition on the coast.

After organising the delivery of Nick’s fine art work, preparing material for his personal appearances, arranging for him to sign a limited edition catalogue and publicising the event, I’m looking forward to visiting the playground of the rich and famous this May. (more…)

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Cambridge Folk Festival Rocks New Book


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For the best part of a year, I have been project managing the production and promotion of an tremendously exciting project – a new limited edition photographic book by internationally renowned rock photographer Nick Elliott.

TEN – A Decade In Images is a collection of the very best images Nick has captured at the Cambridge Folk Festival over the last ten years and, after much hard work liaising with the author, publisher and the festival organisers, I am delighted to announce that it is finally launched. (more…)

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Photographic Art Is Just This Side Of Sane


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Recently I have been managing a wonderful project that made me consider my own sanity, as well as the rest of the people who work in the music industry – the organisation of a fabulous exhibition of fine art photography from internationally renowned rock photographer Nick Elliott.

Just This Side of Sane is a collection of 25 limited edition prints and is set to rock contemporary art space jgallery in Mouton, Northampton, from 20th November.

The exhibition showcases images of some of the most recognised performers in rock music history such as Ozzy Osbourne, Robert Plant, and Roger Daltrey alongside some queens of pop music including Blondie, Beverley Knight and Imelda May. (more…)