Gallery – Images in Black & White

It’s often said and holds true that there is something timeless about a black and white photo, as is apparent in this lovely collection of images by multiple photographers. The shots featured are in no particular order other than to be mixed by genre and subject matter so please scroll all the way through and enjoy…

Header photo by Ingrid Turner, details in article

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On the Sea

By Barbara Vitoria Vitale

Website    Instagram

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1. The Timekeeper
2. Reflecting Chords

By Alan Cruickshank Photographic

Instagram

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1. Derelict Landscape
2. Elvira, Mistress of the Canal

By Gary Hough at allthecoolbandsphotography

Website    Facebook

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1. Musicians in Action
2. Tuning Up

By Jennifer Mullins

Website    Instagram

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1. Lonely Instrument
2. Staircase

By Kristy-Lee Gallagher

Instagram

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1. Romantic Memories
2. Nostalgic Memories

By Carl Copeland

Instagram

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1. McNeil’s Pub Regulars, Dublin
2. Dublin at Night

By Ingrid Turner

Website    Instagram    Facebook    Twitter

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1. End of Charity Cycle Ride
2. Pre-lockdown Train

By Clare Ratcliffe

Instagram    Facebook

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1. The Gig – Artist: Les Johnson and Me, Glasgow 2018
2. The Edge – Model: Mary Fisher-Kane / Timeless 000, Balloch 2017

By Karen McKay

Website

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1. Eddie Myer of Turin Brakes, March 2020
2. Tony Visconti, March 2020

By livemusicsnapsuk

Instagram

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1. Chain of Ripples
2. Kite

By Derek Rickman

Instagram

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Dare You Not To

By Milly McPhee

Website    Instagram

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Black Lives Matter Protest, Napoli June 2020

By Oriana Spadaro

Instagram

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1. Bridge
2. Mirror

By Jake O’Brien

Website    Instagram

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1. John Dwyer of Oh Sees, Leeds Academy 2018
2. John Robb of The Membranes, Manchester Ritz 2019

By Steve White

Instagram    Flickr

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1. Lone Walker, Lyme Regis
2. Streatham Common

By Petra Eujane

Website    Instagram

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Rhydian and the Residuals

By MC Photography

Instagram

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1. Vertical Dance, Host for Worthing Theatres
2. 2100: A Space Novelty, Cut Mustard Theatre for Brighton Fringe

By Siobhan at 16 Beasley St Photography

Website    Instagram    Twitter

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A huge thank you to all the fantastic photographers who have shared their images for inclusion. To see more of their work just click on the links shown.

All pictures are copyrighted by the photographer credited; please do not use without gaining their permission first.

23rd June 2020

Best Music Shots of 2019

Following on from the success of 2018’s feature, we have once again been scouring the many awesome live music shots taken across the year for your delectation. We’re very lucky at Breaking Glass to be in contact with many talented music photographers; some established, some just starting out – and it’s great to see the different styles and interpretations of shots that come through.  This year’s collection again covers numerous genres of music and includes images ranging from small, intimate gigs to huge festivals. As always, they’re not in any particular order so please check out every single one of them to avoid missing something special. To see more from each photographer, just click on the links in their credit. 2019’s been a good one… 

(Header photo above by Malc Burke, details in article)

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FEVER 333
O2 Institute, Birmingham, November 2019

By Dan Mills – Instagram

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Heavy Rapids
Assai Records, Edinburgh, July 2019

By Alan Campbell Photography – Instagram

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Anteros
110 Above Festival, August 2019

By 2324 Photography – Website / Instagram / Twitter / Facebook

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Unglued
89 North Music Venue, New York, October 2019

By View From The Pit Photography – Website / Instagram / Facebook

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Coyote Tango
The Rebel Lounge, Phoenix, September 2019

By Jennifer Mullins – Website / Instagram

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Emptifish
Interstellar Food Drive at The Dockyard Club, Portsmouth, November 2019

By Hannah Mesquitta – Instagram / TwitterFacebook

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Hands Off Gretel
Loserpalooza II at Aatma, Manchester, September 2019

By garymhoughphotography – Instagram / Facebook / Flickr 

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The Winery Dogs
Rio Theatre, Santa Cruz, May 2019

By Charles Hyman – Instagram

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Zeal & Ardor
Les Docks, Lausanne, November 2019

By Sam Ryan – Website / Instagram

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Sleater-Kinney
Fox Theater, Oakland, November 2019

By Kris Comer – Website / Instagram

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IDLES
The Leadmill Sheffield, March 2019

By Ryan Bell – Instagram / Twitter

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Habits
The Jacaranda Club, Liverpool, October 2019

By Gary Lambert at Glam Gig Pics – Instagram / Twitter / Facebook

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Sub Cultures
Speakeasy Bar, Hereford, November 2019

By Rob Wilkinson – Instagram

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The SoapGirls
Brudenell Social Club, Leeds, November 2019

By Steve White – Instagram / Flickr

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Gogol Bordello
Cropredy Festival, August 2019

By Indie Images Photography (shot for Gig Junkies) – Instagram / Facebook

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Black Futures
Liverpool Sound City, May 2019

By James Baker – Instagram

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Bang Bang Romeo
Hive, Manchester, February 2019

By Malc Burke Photography – Website / Instagram / Facebook

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GUTS
The Peer Hat, Manchester, November 2019

By Dean Unsworth Photography – Instagram

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L1nkin P4rk
The Junction, Plymouth, October 2019

By Jordan Kinsey Photography – Website / Instagram / Facebook

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Rambal
Northcote Social Club, Melbourne, July 2019

By Sean Clohesy – Website / Instagram / Facebook

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The Zutons
Rock City, Nottingham, April 2019

By Nigel King Photography – Website / Instagram / Twitter / Facebook

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Bloc Party
Victorious Festival, August 2019

By Siobhan at 16 Beasley St Photography – Website / Instagram / Twitter

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Foo Fighters
Summer Sessions at Bellahouston Park, Glasgow, August 2019

By Martin Ross – Instagram

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Once again, a massive thank you to everyone involved for sharing their stunning shots – we look forward to seeing more from all of you, and discovering new music along the way, in 2020! Why not give our contributors a follow so you can do the same?

All pictures are copyrighted by the photographer credited; please do not use without gaining their permission first.

11th December 2019

2019 Through the Lens

Every picture has a story to tell, so the saying goes. We asked photographers around the world to share their favourite shots of the year – no restrictions on style or subject matter and, it’s fair to say, there are some stories to be told from the results below. 

Take a leisurely look through – there is no specific order; the images have been mixed by format and content so please don’t stop scrolling till you reach the end…

(Header photo above by Nigel King, details in article)

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Ben Nevis
‘After climbing Ben Nevis for a few hours I couldn’t believe
these guys were carrying bikes up the mountain’

By Joe McKillop – Instagram

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Budapest at Night

By Rory Charles – Instagram

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Reflection
Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve, Fort Myers Florida

By Jennifer Mullins – Website / Instagram

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Solo
Amsterdam Central

By Juanita McKenzie – Website / Instagram / Portfolio

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Virgin Hot Air Balloon
(Taking off at Chrome Hill in the Peak District)

By 2324 Photography – Website / Instagram / Twitter / Facebook

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The Reveal
‘Before this moment only the mother of the bride had seen Grace’s dress’

By Victoria Broad – Website / Instagram

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Langdale Pikes
The Lake District

By Derek Rickman – Instagram

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Something Great
Belfast – New Ulster University Campus

By Caoimhe Clements – Instagram

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Family Life
Vietnam

By Janet Parker – Twitter

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My Little Girl Was Born On A Ray Of Sound
(Inspired by the lyrics to She Is Good Beyond Evil by The Pop Group)

By Robert H King – Website / Instagram / Twitter

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All the Fun of the Fair
Brighton

By Siobhan at 16 Beasley St Photography – Website / Instagram / Twitter

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Aaron Edenborough of Hollow Horizons
(Behind the scenes during a video shoot)

By Jordan Kinsey Photography – Website / Instagram / Facebook

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Back Garden Football
Taylor and Logan

By Indie Images Photography – Instagram / Facebook

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Ochil Hills

By Alan Campbell Photography – Instagram

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The People’s Vote March
London

By Tim Beavis Photography – Website / Instagram / Twitter

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Saint Anne’s Square
Belfast

By Shane O’Neil – Website / Instagram / Twitter / Facebook

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Southsea Castle Fountain at Night

By Hannah Mesquitta – Instagram / TwitterFacebook

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Model at One BC Clothing Shop
Nottingham

By Nigel King Photography – Website / Instagram / Twitter / Facebook

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Sitting with Mother

By Irena Siwiak Atamewan – Website / Instagram / Twitter

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It’s been an absolute pleasure to compile this amazing round up of beautiful shots that were captured across the year… a huge thank you to all the very talented photographers who have contributed – we’ll be keeping an eye on all of them to see what 2020 brings; if you’d like to do the same please check out and follow their work on the links provided.

Our Best Music Shots of 2019 feature will be live later this week.

All images are copyrighted by the photographer credited; please do not use without gaining their permission first.

9th December 2019

 

Best Music Shots 2018

Single shots – so much great live music throughout the year and so many talented photographers out there to capture the moment. For this feature, photographers from far and wide have picked their best shot from 2018. The result is a collection of stunning pictures created in different styles across different genres. They’re not in any particular order so please check out each and every single one of them to avoid missing something special. To see more from each photographer, just click on the links in their credit. Now, sit back and enjoy…

(Header photo above by Tom Adam, details in article)

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Patent Pending
Preston Guild Hall, November 2018

By Mik Connor Photography – Website / Instagram

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Chris Wilson
Way Out West Roots Music Club, Melbourne, February 2018

By Sean Clohesy – Website / Instagram

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The Membranes
Wakefield Cathedral, Long Division Festival, June 2018

By Gary M Hough Photography – Flickr / Instagram

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Bang Bang Romeo
The Bread Shed, Manchester, September 2018

By Malc Burke Photography – Facebook / Instagram

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Sheafs
EBGBS, Liverpool, March 2018

By Tom Adam Photography – Website / Instagram

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The Hara
o2 Academy, Birmingham, April 2018

By Milly McPhee – Website / Instagram

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The Van T’s
Leith Theatre, Edinburgh, August 2018

By Martin Ross Photo – Website / Instagram

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Maxïmo Park
Skyline Series, Birmingham, September 2018

By Indie Images Photography (shot for Gig Junkies) – Instagram

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BlackWaters
EBGBS, Liverpool, October 2018

By JB Photography – Website / Instagram

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End of Daze
Finns, Weymouth, April 2018

By Jordan Kinsey – Instagram

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Bandits
Newbury Real Ale Festival, September 2018

By kevenh2 – Instagram

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Tesla
The Paramount, New York, October 2018

By View From The Pit – Instagram

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Furious Few
AaltraVox Open Air, Chemnitz, June 2018

By gustofpics – Instagram

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U2
SSE Arena, Belfast, October 2018

By Glen Bollard Photography – Instagram

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Black Honey
Rescue Rooms, Nottingham, October 2018

By Nigel King Photography – Website / Instagram

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Elli Ingram
o2 Academy, Liverpool, October 2018

By Glam Gig Pics (shot for Popped Music) – Instagram

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Echoes of Pink Floyd
The Tivoli, Brisbane, June 2018

By Glenx Photography – Instagram

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Franz Ferdinand
Albert Hall, Manchester, February 2018

By Iain Fox – Instagram

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Avatar
o2 Academy, Birmingham, September 2018

By 2324 Photography – Website / Instagram

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PINS
Victorious Festival, Portsmouth, August 2018

By 16 Beasley St Photography – Website / Instagram

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In This Moment
Mohegan Sun Arena, Connecticut, August 2018

By RPRusso Photography – Website / Instagram

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Thank you to everyone involved for sharing their amazing shots – look forward to seeing more from all of you in 2019!

All pictures are copyrighted by the photographer credited; please do not use without gaining their permission first.

11th December 2018