Captured: Photographers in lock down – Kevin Bull


As a result of social distancing, many photographers have lost their main income source and face an uncertain future whilst on lockdown.

Many of us are suffering financially.

This crisis has hit hard – especially for those who do their work amidst sweaty crowds of music fans – capturing those iconic images of the artists we love.

In response, a collective have created a website for some of the most talented music photographers in the country to showcase their work and generate income through the direct sale of prints. Most of these images have never been made available before and we reckon they would look great hanging on your walls!!

Click on the link below to check out these amazing images – any purchase will make a huge difference and you might just find the perfect gift for yourself or that music lover in your life.

We had a quick chat with each of the photographers involved in the project –

Here’s part three of the series…

Kevin Bull is Based on the Central Coast, and publisher of Reverb Online. Has been shooting live music for 15 years, but did have a crack at it back in the mid ‘80s. Primarily shooting on the Coast, Newcastle and the Hunter Valley, but for the right gig, I’ll travel to Sydney.

Ten questions with Kevin.

Question 1. First band you saw live?

Kevin:  I think Mother Goose (NZ). I was about 16, early 80s, and staying on the Gold Coast somewhere with my parents at a pub. They were playing downstairs. I can remember seeing some guy in a nappy bouncing on a mini tramp onstage.

Question 2. Favourite Venue?

Kevin:  Cambridge Hotel, Newcastle

Question 3. Dead or Alive who would be your dream shoot?

Kevin:  Jimi Hendrix

Question 4. What was your first published live music photo?

Kevin:  It would have been some images from the 2006 Peats Ridge Festival in Reverb Magazine, probably the February 2007 issue. Carla Werner was one of them.

Question 5. All time favourite gig you have photographed?

Kevin:  Metallica – Acer Arena, Sydney – Wednesday 10 November 2010

Question 6. Who is your favourite photographer any genre?

Kevin: Ross Halfin

Question 7. What is your current guilty pleasure?

Kevin:  Survivor TV show.

Question 8. If you met Scomo would you shake his hand or egg him?

Kevin:  Egg him, then egg him some more!

Question 9. Lock down challenge! What new skill will you learn?

Kevin:  How much of Year 10 do I remember. Quadratic Equations, I had not heard of these things since I was in Year 10!

Question 10. If the world ended tomorrow what would be your last meal?

Kevin: Chicken Laksa!

You can check out all of Kevin’s images on the links below.

Please check out the website – have a look around and if you’d like to purchase an image or see more of the photographer’s work – simply click on the photo and follow the prompts.

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You’ll be making a significant difference to a photographer in lockdown.

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