AC/DC's guitarist Angus Young is a great musician but very difficult to photograph as he moves non-stop. - Hammersmith Odeon, London, UK.
Adam Ant posing as the Dandy Highwayman on the set of Stand and Deliver at Hatfield House in Spring 1981.
Adam and the Ants performing on stage on the 'Kings of the Wild Frontier' tour at the Lyceum Ballroom in 1980.
This photo was taken on the 'Kings of the Wild Frontier' tour. Just as Adam Ant pauses an unusual but interesting lighting effect came on.
This was one of the first hip hop shows in England - Londoners had never experienced any gig like this before.
William Ellis recalls, "I was very lucky with the light - just enough from the spots overhead to bounce off the snare onto Al's face."
'I took the notion of an idea, that of a light bulb above a head'. Cover artwork for Alan Parson's second album On Air
'I imagined the great bungee jumpers of the sky dropping in '. Cover art for Alan Parson's 1993 album Try Anything Once
By the end of 1978, with a handful of new songs he was itching to record, it was time for him to return to the studio."
This photo was taken in 2007 during the Camden Crawl, a music festival over two days around the venues in Camden Town, London.
"She seemed particularly happy that night and made references to a loved one (Blake) who was in the audience."
"At the time, the chances of this gig actually happening at all seemed very remote, Amy arrived an hour and a half late for her slot."
The styling for a cover shoot for Sounds Magazine was a sheet off the bed. The lighting came from a bedside lamp.
This photo session was for No.1 Magazine (long since extinct) on a Eurythmics press day, they’d been doing interviews all day.
This photo was taken prior to the release of their first single, Five Minutes with Arctic Monkeys on their own 'Bang Bang' label.
B.B. King headlines the venue at the Rainbow Theatre in 1973 with support acts from Lou Reed, Golden Earring & The Persuasions.
"Bauhaus were always an interesting band to photograph. With some extreme lighting conditions this gig proved to be somewhat challenging."
John Lennon in New York City in 1974, this was during the period when he recorded 'Walls and Bridges'.
Graffiti tribute to The Beatles on Abbey Road Studios in 1996, this shot was thought to best represent the groups ‘Anthology’.
This iconic 'Umbrella' image was taken in Scotland in 1964 on the banks of Loch Earn.
Paul McCartney and George Martin in an editing suite in Abbey Road Studios in 1984
John, Paul & George by the swimming pool at Cliveden House in 1965
Photo shoot of the fab four taken at Sheriff Road, London in 1965
The Beatles having fun at Cliveden House whilst taking a break from filming the comedy, Help in May 1965.
Iconic photo of John Lennon with a flower in his eye, fondly known as 'Adoration'.
A very relaxed looking John Lennon taken by photographer Robert Whitaker at his studio in London.
Iconic Beatles shot taken at Sheriff Road Studio, London in 1965. used on the cover of Mojo to celebrate The Beatles Anthology release
The Beatles ascend the steps to the stage at Tokyo's Nippon Budokan for a matinee concert on 2nd July, 1966
Shooting promotional films for the singles Rain & Paperback Writer at Chiswick Park Gardens in May 1966
"Beck himself was lovely with an air of strangeness and charm. A joy to photograph, he is always looking to make a shot slightly unusual. "
Billy Idol with Ziggy Stardust flash makeup. New Wave just wouldn’t have been New Wave without Billy to pave the way through the 1980’s.
Billy Idol poses for the camera on a bed with a cat. He was part of the Bromley Contingent, a group of followers & fans of the Sex Pistols.
The Birthday Party were one of the definitive post-punk groups, creative and destructive in equal measure.
"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."
Cover artwork for Blinker The Star's third album, August Everywhere, shot by Storm Thorgerson
Taken on the final night of the Blondie European Tour, a relaxed Debbie Harry awaiting her cue whilst the intro plays to the next song.