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Available for:

- Live music photography
- Band/Artist promotional shoots
- Corporate events
- Headshots & portraits
- Tour diary photography
- Behind-the-scenes photography
- Most other things involving a camera.......

Spike Porteous is a British freelance photographer/music writer based in Germany.  Having started his photography career covering sports events on the West coast of Scotland he now spends most of his time traveling around Europe covering live music events, interviewing artists and reviewing shows.  When he is at home you’ll find him working from his studio located just outside the town of Hameln in Northern Germany.

Spike holds staff photographer and writing posts with music and entertainment publications based in UK, Canada & USA.  He also works with music promoters and venues based in Germany as well as contributing to the Getty Images Group and various news organisations.

He is responsible for the Veterans Portrait Project UK.  A non-profit photography organisation that records and exhibits portraits of British military veterans across Europe.

Rammstein - Noel Gallachers High Flying Birds - Biffy Clyro - Vintage Trouble - Wintersleep - Louis Berry - The Hives - Clutch - Five Finger Death Punch - Amy MacDonald - Garbage - Limp Bizkit - Counterfeit - Stiff Little Fingers - Who Killed Bruce Lee - Black Star Riders - Imperial State Electric - Zebrahead - Airborne - kadavar - Blues Pills - Rage - - Sonata Arctica - Dee Sneider - Doro - Eluveitie - Subway to Sally - JBO - Disneyland After Dark - Usonica - Ensiferum - Eisbrecher - Northlane - Avantasia - Shook Twins - Europe - Epica - The Buttshakers - Hugo Race & The True Spirit - The Loranes - Josefin Ohrn & The Liberation - My Baby - Pleasant grove - Die Nerven - Get Well Soon - XIXA - Spidergawd - Miraculous Mule - Pvris - Callejon - Bones - Fish - Nashville Pussy - Luxuslärm - Peter Pux - The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain - Against Me - Atlas Losing Grip - Anchors & Hearts - Richie Ramone - Ghost - Dead Soul - Primal Fear - Brainstorm - Striker - The Builders & The Butchers - Julia Jacklin - Genetikk - Desolated - Fallbrawl - Wolfpack - Life on Standby - Banshee - The Winter Tradition - Emilie - Angel Haze - Sturgill Simpson - Lera Lynn - Of Mice & Men - Ben Granfeld - A Day To Remember - Tigress - Paper Aeroplanes - Jess Morgan - Sex Pistols Experience - Nazareth - Luke Gasser - Eric Fish & Friends - Tone Fish - The Strypes - The Mighty Stef - Rise Against - Refused - Great Collapse - Apocalyptica - Tracer - Fatherson - Rudimental - Arcane Roots - Coasts - 5 Sterne Deluxe - Bella Figura - The New Roses - Mokephone - Ameos - The Bollock Brotherts - Girlschool - Frankie Furlow - Fine Times - Written in Waters - Cairo - The Zolas - Steve Hackett - John Mayall - The Undertones - Archive - The Scrap Dealers - The Deer Hunter - The Slow Show - Lamb - 88 Miles - Bad Nenndorf Boys - Brazzo Brazzone - Drunk Monkeys on Crack - Decade - Eddie & The Smoking Pirates - Martin Kroner - Mofa 25 - Navigation System - Nice Guys - Sonic Skies - The Sugarhills - Truck Meißner & Band - Skampida - The Baboon Show - Ohrbooten - The Majority Says - Schafe & Wölfe - Benst - The Trash Templars - In Flames - Sanctuary - Cohead and Cambria - Devin Townsend - Kretor - Enter Shikari - Architects - Ignite - Comeback kid - Eskimo Callboy - Beyond The Black - Watch Out Stampede - Ill Neño - (hed) pe - Godsized - Skampida - Ole Hauke - The Prosecution - The Itchypoopzkid - The Creepshow - Mandrakes Monster - Giant Rookes - Fernglas - Weserlieder - The Kooks - Taymir - The Hooters - Australian Pink Floyd - Kill it Kid - Rival Sons - Joe Bonamassa - UK Subs - TV Smith - Astrid North - Robert Vincent - Paul Carrack - Foreign Fox - Indigo Velvet - The VanT's - Weekend Wars - Blood or Whiskey - The Mahones - Dropkick Murphys - Simple Minds - Harpyie - Subway to Sally - Völkerball - Celtica - The Creapers - The Arkanes - Die Happy - Ansa - The Rifles - A Liquid Landscape - Pineapple Thief - Greg Copeland - Midge Ure - Lloyd Cole - Talkin Wire - Mick Hart - Luxuslärm - Nick & June - Matthew James White

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if you have any kind of online presence the first thing most folk will see is your profile image. You really need to maintain an up to date headshot. Stick your name in to Google and see what comes up.......

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Even artists and bands who are just beginning their career should have professional up to date portrait/press images. The music business is a difficult door to get through and first impressions really count.......why make it more difficult by using mediocre photographs?


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Stephen Porteous & Veterans Portrait Project UK are sponsored and supported by:

    Concept Building Services Ltd - From domestic maintenance to large scale construction projects, we deliver on brief, on time and on budget. Elinchrom - Creative image lighting technology The Flash Centre - the UK’s leading studio lighting specialists Manfrotto UK - imagine more Photoshelter - beautiful websites and tools for photographers Truprint - personalised photo gifts and prints Photobox - online photo printing and personalised gifts   Royal Hospital Chelsea - Home of the famous ChelseaPpensioners Royal Airforces Association - Provides welfare support to the RAF family Royal Navy & Royal Marines Charity - Giving a better quality of life to serving and former Naval personnel Royal Naval Association - once Navy, always Navy Scottish War Blinded - A century of expanding horizons Blind Veterans UK - St Dunstins since 1915 Scottish Veterans Association  

 

 

Concept Building Services Ltd - From domestic maintenance to large scale construction projects, we deliver on brief, on time and on budget.

Elinchrom - Creative image lighting technology

The Flash Centre - the UK’s leading studio lighting specialists

Manfrotto UK - imagine more

Photoshelter - beautiful websites and tools for photographers

Truprint - personalised photo gifts and prints

Photobox - online photo printing and personalised gifts

 

Royal Hospital Chelsea - Home of the famous ChelseaPpensioners

Royal Airforces Association - Provides welfare support to the RAF family

Royal Navy & Royal Marines Charity - Giving a better quality of life to serving and former Naval personnel

Royal Naval Association - once Navy, always Navy

Scottish War Blinded - A century of expanding horizons

Blind Veterans UK - St Dunstins since 1915

Scottish Veterans Association

 

 

 

 

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