Tankus The Henge (www.facebook.com/tankusthehenge) @ The Phoenix, Exeter (22nd November 2015)
Kolo (www.facebook.com/koloband) @ The Phoenix, Exeter (22nd November 2015)
Something a bit different today - here's a video I recently filmed and edited for Screamin Gran Awkins to promote her new range of chutney making kits. It was lots of fun to be a part of! The brief was for it to look like an old school silent movie. This is just a taster to get the ball rolling, lots more to come when Gran launches her products in the next month or so!
Band & Performer Photography by Harry added 8 new photos from May 2014 to the album: The Primitive Noise Band (Vintage Rhythm & Blues from Devon, UK) — with Kevin Crowe and 5 others in Moretonhampstead.
It was great to work with the Primitive Noise Band, and all-star vintage rhythm and blues quintet who have recently formed but who all have vast experience in the business. Between them they’ve racked up playing credits with artists such as Jeff Beck, Robert Plant, Jools Holland, Tom Jones, Van Morrison, Mick Fleetwood, Paul Rogers, Chrissie Hynde, Jimmy Page, Ronnie Wood, Eric Clapton and Mark Knopfler to name but a few!
At the request of the band, I kept my editing a little... less dramatic for these images. I think this represents a more mature, classic feel but still with some of my trademark grit and punch for good measure!
The Primitive Noise Band is an exciting collaboration between some of the scene’s leading Blues, Rock’n’Roll, Rockabilly and Jazz musicians. The band plays “good time, hip shakin’, vintage Rhythm & Blues”, delivered with energy and passion. The music is exciting, authentic, infectious and aimed squarely at your feet. They deliver the perfect blend of raw vintage edge, outstanding musicianship and entertainment.
The band is fronted by the awesome Becky Brine on vocals. The Birmingham Metro described her as “A white Devonshire Lass whose voice is black, soulful gold”. Becky has worked with many of the UK’s leading jazz musicians and appeared at The Glastonbury Festival, The RAC Club London, The Birmingham International Jazz Festival, Port Eliot Festival and The Plymouth Jazz & Blues Festival.
Elinchrom BX250Ri in Elinchrom 135cm Octa, boomed in front
2x Elinchrom BX500Ri in Bessel 200cm x 40cm Softboxes, rear left and right (not used in every shot)
Canon 5D Mk III
Canon 270-200L MKI
My shoot with Tiverton-based metal band Purging The Venom was my first shoot with a band in the studio in quite some time; I spent most of 2013 abroad in the US and Ireland and sadly I was unable to take my lighting rig with me. It was really great to get back to it as I love to create dramatic, edgy images like this!
To hear their music, go to https://www.facebook.com/PurgingTheVenomOfficial
Formed in 2011, Purging The Venom are a four piece metal band from the south west of the United Kingdom and have progressed from a straight forward metal band into a groove orientated, melodic thrash metal outfit.
Throughout 2012, the band had played shows all around the U.K supporting acts such as Evile, Revoker and Romeo Must Die as well as recording their first demo "Eradicate the System".
In 2013 Purging The Venom recorded and released their first EP titled "Possession" which received great feedback critically and among their local metal scene. In addition to the release of the EP, Purging The Venom promoted this release by touring the south west of the United Kingdom as well as supporting acts such as Bleed From Within.
Purging The Venom's current line up was solidified in early 2013 when Ben Rice joined the band on drums and the band began writing a follow up to "Possession" in late 2013 due for release in 2014.
In 2014, Purging The Venom joined forces with Equivalence Music as their booking agent. Later in the year they will be touring the U.K and playing bigger support shows.
Elinchrom BX250Ri in Elinchrom 100cm Deep Octa, boomed in front
2x Elinchrom BX500Ri in Bessel 200cm x 40cm Softboxes, rear left and right
Canon 5D Mk III
The results of my recent shoot with Ravenscourt Apothecary proprietor Tanya have just gone live on the Etsy blog, where she is this month's featured seller!
I'm very proud that my photos were used and it should bring both me and Ravenscourt Apothecary a great deal of exposure. What a great early Easter present! Hope everyone has a great weekend and that the sun's shining wherever you are!
I've updated my website again! Please check it out at www.harryduns.com - any feedback would be much appreciated!