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Chris Saunders

Chris Saunders had every intention of being a rock star but those teenage dreams were thwarted when he borrowed a friend’s camera to take some pictures of his really cool cat. The bug was well and truly obtained and a desire to become a photographer, and to no longer a musician having to listen to drummers sound checking, took over.
 
He went on to study photography at Manchester University where he decided to become a portrait photographer after using the excuse of being a photography student to meet and take some portraits of the late comedian Bill Hicks whilst he was on tour there.

Since then he has photographed numerous high profile musicians, film directors, actors, authors, playwrights, & comedians and his work is part of the National Portrait Gallery’s archive.

In addition to this he has also gone full circle and is now back playing the guitar at ear shredding volume, and tolerating sound checking drummers, in a band in his hometown of Sheffield.

 

Muse (MUSE001CSAU)

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Muse performing onstage at the Hallam FM Arena, Sheffield in November 2006

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