Born in Oxford, Edu Hawkins is a UK-based photographer who specialises in music photography. Having completed a History of Art Degree at the University of Leeds, Hawkins was mentored by legendary music photographer David Redfern, and has since gone on to photograph some of the world’s greatest musicians in the UK and internationally.


His work is licensed by Getty Images, and has been used in documentaries, online, and published in print worldwide. He has been published regularly in titles such as: The Times, The Telegraph, The Independent, Billboard, Rolling Stone, Q, The NME, Spin, Entertainment Weekly, The BBC, The Guardian, The Financial Times, The Express, The Sun, The Evening Standard, and many more. Public displays of his work have included exhibitions at The Sage, Gateshead, and The Southbank Centre, London.


‘One of the great photographers’

Trevor Dann, former Head of BBC Music Entertainment


‘I’ve seen him successfully nurture his talent. You need three attributes: personality, tenacity and, above all, the feel and the eye for the music. Hawkins has all three.’

David Redfern, Legendary music photographer.