Biography - Paul Atkinson

PAUL ATKINSON, with a love of photography that started over 50 years ago, Paul has developed his passion into a style that evokes a sense of candid openess from his subjects.

His style is to depict both freedom of artistic movement and a segment of life captured for the future, and he can be seen photographing a wide range of subjects.

Previous clients & photo SUBJECTS

People in front of his lens, from Jerry Lee Lewis, Jon Hendricks
Chris Barber, Otis Spann, Oscar Peterson, Humphrey Lyttleton, Eric Clapton, Peter Green, BB King, Helen Shapiro, even Wally Whyton all have had a lasting impact, both in the artists presence and music, he has covered many music festivals for both bands & artistes management and the music press.
As well as shooting bands and solo artists over the years, Paul has collected a large portfolio of stock images in many varied fields. 
As a "stringer" & freelance  for Local press, the Melody Maker, book illustrations, music venues, clubs and festivals in and around the UK

What else has Paul Atkinson been up to

A trained engineer and over the past 19 years Paul has also been, designing, managing and promoting web sites that work.


Contact also if you are a:

  • performing or visual artist needing photography
  • or need a presence on the web


What people have said


Freddie Webber
Thanks. pictures are great. don't worry if they are used for publicity you will get full credit. that looks fantastic, and we'll definitely recommend you.
It was quite a long night but we have just seen the photos and they look great. Thanks for all your efforts on the night.  

         Peggy Seeger & Ewan McCall
           ┬ęPaul Atkinson