Simon Holliday

About Me

I've been photographing various things since I was very young, but began to take it more seriously after discovering street photography and realising it's possible to create a fascinating photograph by just freezing a fraction of a second of normal everyday life.

I like to photograph unposed spontaneous moments, whether that be on a street or at a gig. I love finding unexpected scenes in unpredictable situations, and enjoy the challenge of being able to react and capture those moments.

I love to collaborate with artists and bands to product unique and memorable press/promo/portrait and release artwork photos..

My photos have featured in NME, BBC News, The Guardian, Team Rock, Nitelife Magazine, Digital Camera World, Bristol 24/7, Gold Flake Paint, Line Of Best Fit, The Bristol Cable, Bristol Live Magazine and Jazzwise Magazine, among others.

I've been privileged to work with the likes of Allied Domecq, BBC, DDB London, Derren Brown, Future Publishing, The Guardian, Hat Trick Productions, Ministry of Sound, Objective Productions, Smirnoff, Sony, Tesco, and Volkswagen.

I studied Philosophy at Bristol University and since then I've worked with many media, advertising, entertainment, publishing and technology agencies. I ran a record label for a while. Until recently I worked in advertising technology. I'm an incompetent but enthusiastic drummer.

According to, I've recently been listening to The Dead Weather, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, Get The Blessing, Mark Lanegan, Queens Of The Stone Age, Big Lad and Binker And Moses.