Since 2002, Central Beatz has been a platform for both up & coming and well established artists in the world of electronic music. Having hosted parties at various venues across Leeds and beyond, they still continue the policy of quality Drum & Bass, Dubstep, & Electronica. Our new home is located in Leeds city center, [...]
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Series of long exposure photos taken earlier this year – exploring movement, colour, shape and basic image aesthetics. Enjoy! So far, some of the images featured in this series have been used for promotional artwork, vinyl records, digital artwork and online galleries. If you’d like a hi-res image for printing, drop me a line by [...]
Series of collaborative photographs with CORPA, taken at Leeds University campus. After finding a suitable location in an underground service tunnel, we set up the tripod for a set of long exposure shots. The light painting was created with an LED torch, exposure time was 30 seconds. It always seems to be (from previous experience) [...]
The first Central Beatz event to be held at Mine, Leeds University Union after the Summer break. The slight wave of disappointment relating to Teebee’s last minute cancellation was quickly swept aside by the announcement of Survival heading up from London to cover the set! Crowds of both freshers and regular ‘beatz heads quickly filled [...]
Chosen as the new location to host Europe’s largest bass orientated gathering, “Outlook Festival”. Situated on the coast of the Adriatic in Croatia, this disused Venetian Fort is cleverly disguised from the sea & it’s enemies in the past by being carved into the hillside. This series of photos was taken the day before the [...]
Part of the Trans-Siberian photo series. Here’s a gallery focusing on some of the highlights of the trip into Mongolia. It’s 100% one of those places that you wish you could stay for longer. The hospitality was great, and the scenery is unparalleled in its beauty. With only one week to cram in far too [...]
This series of photos documents my travel from Russia into Mongolia. Departing by train from Irkutsk, Siberia, to arrive at the last stop before the border for passport checks. After an epic 5 hour wait, we get our papers back and head on the overnight train into the rolling steppes of Mongolia.
Beginning my trip in Finland back in summer 2009 and traveling only by train, I lugged my lens and life through eight time zones, passing through Russia, Mongolia, and China. Trans-Siberian: Ekaterinberg, gateway to Siberia & life on the train. Lake Baikal, Listvyanka, Irkutsk & the surrounding area of Siberia
When not busy taking photos or designing, I take time out to DJ and produce mixes for free distribution online as part of the Central Beatz collective. Here’s a selection of my latest mixes hosted on Soundcloud. For more info, visit www.centralbeatz.com LD50 Outlook Festival / Dispatch Recordings Promo Mix 2012 by LD50 Packed full [...]
- To be uploaded soon – Whilst studying at Leeds University, I created a vast series of photographs using long exposure. Using various light sources such as mobile phone, UV tubes, laser pointers and glow sticks, I created a selection of work which lacks and subjective content, but contained plenty of aesthetic potential. Here’s a [...]