Musician Slash performs a sell-out gig at the Victoria Hall in Stoke-on-Trent. Slash, real name Saul Hudson, achieved worldwide fame with his band Guns N’ Roses and was born in the Potteries.
It was a privilege to be able to photograph a legendary guitarist in action as he made the return to his home city. The bright lighting and on-stage setting certainly makes a perfect backdrop for the star of the show. Capturing a live performance can be tricky – especially when contending with equipment, technical crew and a screaming audience. However, when it goes right and you manage to achieve the right shot, you realise it’s all worthwhile.