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Steve Double

Steve Double has been working as a professional photographer for over 28 years specialising in celebrity portraits. During that time he has dealt with every conceivable situation, from extreme lateness to indecisive clients and from stroppy subjects to non-functioning equipment.

Some highlights are having 90 seconds to photograph Bill Gates, waiting 6 hours for the Spice Girls, being sworn at by Ken Dodd, being chided for lateness by Public Enemy, drinking Caiprinhas with Nick Cave, blagging an upgrade off Richard Branson, spending 5 days in a van with Nirvana and never having to wear a tie.

Double photographs his subjects in an honest and open way, capturing extremely personal moments of connection, and consequently, bringing out the little quirks and parts of their personality previously unseen.

His work is held in the permanent collection of  Britain's National Portrait Gallery.
 
He is old enough to know better.

 

Oasis (OA001STDO)

Oasis

Oasis pictured at Jodrell Bank Observatory, Cheshire in June 1994

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Björk (BJ001STDO)

Björk

"This was shot for an NME cover in my grungy Sly St Studio, Björk was as charming & happy to play along with my slightly daft ideas."

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Björk (BJ002STDO)

Björk

Björk photographed by Steve Double during a shoot for NME magazine at Sly St Studios, London in 1995.

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Electronic (ELEC001STDO)

Electronic

Johnny Marr & Bernard Sumner from Electronic on a photoshoot in London in December 1991

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Guns N' Roses (GNR001STDO)

Guns N' Roses

Guns N' Roses at the Hammersmith Odeon, 1987. At the height of The Gunners fame & if truth be told, at the 'height' of their creative game.

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Happy Mondays (HAPPY001STDO)

Happy Mondays

Happy Mondays messing about in Clerkenwell, London in 1986

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Iggy Pop (IP001STDO)

Iggy Pop

Iggy Pop posing for a Sounds cover shoot on Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles in June 1988

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James (JAMES001STDO)

James

James on a photo shoot in Manchester in June 1990

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Joe Strummer (CL001STDO)

Joe Strummer

Beautiful image of Joe Strummer, The Clash taken by Steve Double at CBS Records, London in 1989.

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Lemmy (MHEAD001STDO)

Lemmy

Lemmy photographed by Steve Double in Kensington, London in December 2002.

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New Order (NEW001STDO)

New Order

New Order in Rome whilst on the video shoot for their song 'Regret'

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Nick Cave (NC001STDO)

Nick Cave

Nick Cave relaxing in a Brazilian rooftop bar with Saõ Paolo as the backdrop. Taken in February 1994

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Nina Simone (NS001STDO)

Nina Simone

Nina Simone photographed in the foyer of the Dorchester Hotel, London in October 1998

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Nirvana (NV002STDO)

Nirvana

Nirvana in Madrid during their European Tour of In Utero in July 1992

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Nirvana (NV003STDO)

Nirvana

Kurt Cobain on the floor whilst Nirvana played the Pyramid Club, New York in April 1990.

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Oasis (OA002STDO)

Oasis

Oasis captured at Manchester Airport in May 1994. Noel cheekily sticks his tongue out behind Liam's back!

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Pulp (PULP001STDO)

Pulp

Jarvis Cocker mimicking the poster artwork for the film 'Kes' on an NME shoot

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Pulp (PULP002STDO)

Pulp

Jarvis Cocker captured in 1992 by Steve Double before Pulp achieved chart popularity

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Red Hot Chilli Peppers (CP001STDO)

Red Hot Chilli Peppers

The Red Hot Chilli Peppers captured whilst on tour in Germany in March 1992.

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Run-D.M.C (RUNDMC001STDO)

Run-D.M.C

Run-D.M.C photographed by Steve Double at Pinewood Studios in May 1988.

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Stone Roses (SR001STDO)

Stone Roses

Stone Roses photographed in Manchester in 1989 just before the release of their debut album, The Stone Roses.

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The Cure (CURE001STDO)

Robert Smith

Robert Smith from The Cure photographed by Steve Double in 1993

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U2 (U2001STDO)

U2

Bono photographed whilst on tour in America in 1992 in front of an old style circus poster that read 'The Greatest Show on Earth'

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