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The Airborne Toxic Event: A Breath Of Fresh Air

May 25th, 2011 by Andrzej The Airborne Toxic Event: A Breath Of Fresh Air

The week after I arrived in London, The Airborne Toxic Event played a week of shows starting in the smallest venue they played and then growing to the largest. They did the same in LA and NYC in the following 2 weeks. This shot was taken backstage after their show at the Dublin Castle in […]

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The Best Party is a Political Party: Icelands real Volcano has yet to blow…

May 24th, 2011 by Andrzej The Best Party is a Political Party: Icelands real Volcano has yet to blow…

Imagine a comedian starting a political party called the Best Party as a satire on politics. Then inviting all his punk musician and artist friends to join him and run for power. And win. This happened last year in Iceland. This is Bardi Johannsson, who is a musician. And now he is also a politician. […]

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Fight Club: Thai Boxing for Westerners

March 8th, 2011 by Andrzej Fight Club: Thai Boxing for Westerners

Accompanied by the strains of a Thai reed pipe and the clatter of cymbals, Halfdan climbed into the ring. His face slowly drained of colour. He took in exposed beams, corrugated roof, fluorescent light, opponent, teacher, then lightly gloved hands and below that, bare feet on dusty canvas. His first fight was about to begin. […]

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Valentine’s Day: Sometimes love doesn’t hurt, it kills

February 15th, 2011 by Andrzej Valentine’s Day: Sometimes love doesn’t hurt, it kills

Isn’t love grand? And today is the day we celebrate love. Couples hold hands, exchange gifts, are guaranteed to make love and be generally romantic. But sometimes love hurts. And sometimes it kills. The sweet young couple in this picture didn’t want their faces to be identified because they were scared of the potential consequences. […]

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Prince plays NYC & MSG dances a Revolution: Full review & rare pictures

February 9th, 2011 by Andrzej Prince plays NYC & MSG dances a Revolution: Full review & rare pictures

So, last night I went to Madison Square Garden and saw Prince for the fourth time. And once again, he did not disappoint. This shot is from the first time I saw him in 1986 at Wembley Arena in London. It was the beginning of my photographic career and I blagged a photo pass. Successfully. […]

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Baby Bands vs Music Biz: Omnisoul crashed looking for a motive – Five Years Ago Today…

February 3rd, 2011 by Andrzej Baby Bands vs Music Biz: Omnisoul crashed looking for a motive – Five Years Ago Today…

This image comes from the first shoot I did after moving to NYC, five years ago today. At the time this band were called Omnisoul. They subsequently changed their name to The Crash Motive. And then split up. But I still remember that shoot as a great way to start my new life in America. […]

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Australia Day in America: Snow not sunshine in New York City

January 28th, 2011 by Andrzej Australia Day in America: Snow not sunshine in New York City

It snowed on Australia Day this year in NYC. Eight Mile Creek, an Australian bar & restaurant in Nolita, has an Australia Day party every year. I wandered up there from my apt around 11pm and found Andrew the owner shoveling snow from the footpath in front of the steps leading to the bar downstairs. […]

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Celebrity Photography? People are people & Silverchair are better than most

January 19th, 2011 by Andrzej Celebrity Photography? People are people & Silverchair are better than most

Today I was asked to contribute some pictures to The Socialite website and comment on the difference between photographing celebrities and other people. And I have to say, there is very little difference. People are people and the way we behave towards those around us influences how they respond to us. The same applies in photography. […]

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SantaCon: Is Xmas the new Halloween? The hidden history of a Burning Man brother

December 16th, 2010 by Andrzej SantaCon: Is Xmas the new Halloween? The hidden history of a Burning Man brother

A friend of mine came over last week and said she didn’t realise that Christmas had become the new Halloween. When I asked what she meant she explained she’d been wandering through the city earlier that day when she’d come across the several thousand New Yorkers taking part in this years SantaCon. What she didn’t […]

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Mutoid Waste Co. & Carhenge at Confest: The Untold Full Story & Video

December 9th, 2010 by Andrzej Mutoid Waste Co. & Carhenge at Confest: The Untold Full Story & Video

Sitting in a river with bats flying over my head as the beautiful Barbara wrapped herself around me, I reflected on life. It was a fine way to enter the new year. Building sculptures, creating a crew, ringing a bell, living the dream, loving the moment. Carhenge had delivered so much more than it had […]

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