Sunday, February 10, 2013

Rock Photography 2012


This is some of last year’s pictures I took of various talented musicians’ and bands that I would like to share with you. This cover shot was taken at Barnyard Theatre – Willowbridge. from a production entitled “RIDERS FROM THE STORM – This  South African Rock Guitar Legends Project” was based on a  concept of six acclaimed rock guitarists from South Africa sharing one stage, “What a fantastic show! 
With Nathan Smith, Albert Frost, Piet Botha, Mel Botes, Terence Reis, Valiant Swart and Francois VanCoke.
Terence Reis, South African rock legend in this shot, is The Straits front man, essentially replacing Mark Knopfler from Dire Straits.

Albert Frost and Piet Botha on fire! Albert Frost is an all-round master guitarist and Blues legend and Piet Botha needs no introduction he has been making music for over 30 years and is a legend in his own right.

Francois VanCoke is the lead singer of Afrikaans heavyweights Fokofpolisiekar and Van Coke Kartel.

Valiant Swart is known for his blues and rock music.

Piet Botha and Mel Botes in this shot. Mel Botes is regarded as a musical genius and is a very talented rock musicain.

Nathan Smith is the front man of the Nathan Smith Project.

Mel Botes and Terence Reis rocking the house at Riders from the Storm.

Akkedis playing at the Kidz for Cancer Festival, Rudolph Dennis, Arthur Dennis and Adrian John Graham.

Albert Frost with the Blues God peering over his shoulder.

Thank you Jonny playing at Kidz for Cancer Festival.

The Blues Broers at Berties, Albert Frost, JP Crouch, Rob Nagel and Simon Orange.

Craig Vee and Jesse Jordan at Hathersage Farm.

The Bantam Cocks live at Mercury Cape Town.

Arthur and Rudi from Akkedis at the Kidz for Cancer Festival.

Messing around with Rudi and Arthur from Akkedis.