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Oct back 2016 issue
Ross Halfin an exhibition of his seminal work
A free, really high quality photo-essay magazine.  Fabulous! Stephen Fry. British actor, writer and film & documentary maker
Ross Halfin has been photographing the biggest names in rock music since the 1970s, when he first picked up a camera while at art college and snuck it into gigs being performed by The Who, AC/DC, Led Zeppelin and Free. His career really took off when he sent his shots into the London music papers (NME, Sounds and Melody Maker) and was soon commissioned to photograph the exploding punk scene, with shoots for The Clash, The Sex Pistols, Blondie and many others. Teaming up with Geoff Barton, editor of Sounds, he provided the very first cover shot for the new Kerrang magazine (a colour image of AC/DC that he had just taken) launching his career as the go-to rock photographer. The 1980s saw Ross tour the world with Iron Maiden, Metallica, Def Leppard, Kiss, and Motley Crüe, and he was also tour photographer for Paul McCartney, George Harrison and The Who, among many others. Today, Ross’ work continues with shoots for many of the contemporary rock bands and his son, Oliver, has recently joined the firm, bringing the portfolio right up to date with photo sessions for The Foals, James Bay and others.
14-16 October 2016 The Indulgence Show Novotel conference centre Hammersmith, London
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ACDC. For Those About To Rock Tour, 1981.
Amy Winehouse and Ozzy Osbourne, London.
Blondie. Hammersmith Odeon, London. Parallel Lines Tour, 1978.
David Gilmour on his boat. Hampton Court, London.
Guns N’ Roses. Hollywood, 1987.
John Lydon, Los Angeles.
Paul McCartney. Flowers In The Dirt Tour. Wembley, London.
Paul Weller. Hammer Odeon, London.
Metallica. The Black Album Tour. Jacksonville Florida 1991.
Ronnie Wood - Helmsley Palace Hotel, New York.
The Who. The last show they played with Keith Moon, Shepperton Studios, London, 1978.
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