Photography Department

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Lisa Billingham

Head Of Photography


Lisa is an internationally published photographer forming one half of Billibee Creative. She has a tremendous passion for rock music and photography and loves to combine both as often as she can. When not at gigs, Lisa can be found working alongside PR companies, agencies, festival organisers as well as managing a local band. With her full time job,and working in the Billibee Creative Studio, this sure makes for a very busy Lisa ….. #lovemylife

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Damian John

Photographer


Born and raised in the birthplace of heavy metal I’ve always had a passion for the genre; a fanaticism which has taken me on countless adventures performing in several bands with my friends. Along the way I picked up a camera and instead focused my energy on capturing the many talented musicians surrounding me before joining Midlands Metalheads in April 2017. As a photographer I really enjoy giving smaller bands the spotlight they deserve.

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Darren Griffiths

Photographer


South Wales rock fan from an early age - first concert was Quiet Riot in 84,became hooked from that moment on.I have only been doing photography since 2014, so I am always learning something new.Started off in the small clubs building up relationships with local bands which are still strong now.enjoy 3 day festivals where I get to build friendships and have some fun with fellow Photographers. Favourite genre is AOR/Melodic , I can usually be found in the pit at an FM show, singing along....badly.

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Manny Manson

Photographer


They call me Manny I’m a 60’s baby so grew up listening to the 70’s and 80’s. At school in the 70’s I found Rock music and click I’ve loved it ever since. I have vivid memories of going to ‘concerts’ with ‘Vic’, my old mate Bruce, whilst we were still at Boarding School…Of walking back from the Manchester Apollo to Buxton, and managing to hitch a lift over the foggy moors as we’d missed the last train back due to watching Alice Cooper….


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Rob Billingham

Photographer


Hi, I’m Rob, a now retired BT chappie who belongs to Lisa! Since departing the telecoms scene my main interest has become photography, which to date has been mainly centred around live music. Although I am more at home working in the studio that Lisa and I have, I really do enjoy the challenge of festival work (oh, those long hours!), where the MMH family excels and is much respected. I also work with Lisa offering support to local bands as they launch into the music business.

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Craig Hutton

Photographer


As a teenager, I was watching Top of the Pops and Suzie Q came on and from then on I loved heavy music (and Girls) but only as a follower, then 6 years ago I enrolled on a Fine Art Photography course and became a photographer. After watching the film The Expendables and hearing the closing tune, Diamond Eyes from Shinedown I became a fan, got tickets to see them in Manchester, where I met a young couple in the queue, who were photographers and introduced me to the Music Media.

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Ryan Garratt

Photographer


I got Into Rock music at the age of 13, I was handed a pack of collector cards featuring slipknot from an issue of Kerrang and wanted to know more,my friend gave me a mixtape of KoRn and Slipknot and I was hooked. Since then my taste in music has grown but rock,metal and all things heavy will always be my go to.I have an eclectic mix of tracks to play while editing photos,ranging from Machine head through to Skindred,AcDc and The Offspring.