Leftöver Crack (US) at Mercury Live

Fri 10 February 2017

American crust punk veterans Leftöver Crack played a highly sweaty and energetic show at Mercury at the beginning of Feb, with support from The Shabs (formerly the Shabeen), Monday Morning Justice and Half Price, who were joined by members of Hog Hoggidy Hog.

Half Price  The Shabs

Leftover Crack

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Stoker album launch at Mercury

Fri 27 January 2017

Stoker launched their debut full-length album at Mercury at the end of January, with support from Ironhide Omerta, The Valley and the Dirty South.

Here are some shots from the night.

Stoker

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Goodnight Wembley Reunion show at Mercury

Fri 13
January 2017

Supergroup Goodnight Wembley returned for one night only (In Cape Town, they did another night only in Joburg too) to the delight of the fans who showed up at Mercury and with support from opening acts Stoker and The Dirty South. The show wasn’t packed, but it was a fun night filled with energy and laughs.

Goodnight Wembley

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Stelth Ulvang (US) and Stone Jets at Cafe Roux

Fri 6
January
2017

Funnily enough, the last band I shot in 2016 was also the first band I shot in 2017 – and at the same venue too! The Stone Jets were the perfect opening act for quirky American singer-songwriter (and Lumineer) Stelth Ulvang, who returned to SA earlier this month for another round of lovely and intimate shows.

Here are some shots from his Cafe Roux show, featuring his multi-instrumentalist partner Dorota Szuta and local drum machine Werner von Waltsleben.

Stelth Ulvang

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Misc photos of 2016

 
2016

The danger of doing something too often is that it loses its charm – I shoot a lot and sometimes having a camera with me just feels like work, but I tried really hard to make time to shoot more recreationally in 2016.

Joining Instagram helped a lot in that regard – similarly to when I started this blog 6 years ago, having a platform to publish work is a great incentive to push yourself to shoot more.

Here are some personal/previously unpublished images from the last 12 months as well as some of my personal shots from Instagram.

  Epic rainbow

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