Biography

 

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. He has gone on to photograph some of the greatest living musicians, including: Sonny Rollins, Herbie Hancock, Ornette Coleman, Arcade Fire, Pearl Jam, Foo Fighters, André Rieu, Manic Street Preachers, Stevie Wonder, The Black Keys, Jonny Greenwood and BB King.

 

‘one of the great photographers’

Trevor Dann, former Head of BBC Music Entertainment

 

‘huge talent and masterly technique working in tune.’

Robin Laurance, Former lecturer in Photojournalism at the LCC & London School of Photojournalism.

‘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.