A Flurry of Fishnets: At NZFW

Because I’m a girl and I like pretty things, it’s only natural that I would find a way to mix that love with photography and come August, NZFW allowed that.  This year The Body Shop were honoured to create a look for the stunning giraffes donning the ‘Renewal’ collection by ROCHELLE, and I was thrilled […]

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Don’t You Stop: Prince

I grew up listening to a mix of mum and dad’s favourites: Queen, Rod Stewart, The Beach Boys and Buddy Holly.  Also, mum’s radio station of choice in the 80’s / early 90’s was Classic Hits ZHFM, so there was usually a fair bit of Billy Joel doing the rounds too. I can’t really recall […]

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In Print: SongHubs

In February I had the absolute pleasure in shooting SongHubs, and what a brilliant week it was!  For those of you who aren’t familiar with this project, here’s a snippet taken from APRA AMCOS’ site: SongHubs brings three of the world’s best songwriters to Auckland and teams them up with some of our most promising […]

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Concert: The Charlatans

When I heard via the wonders of Tim Burgess’ tweets that The Charlatans would be performing in Melbourne, a trip was booked quick smart. It was a no brainer, folks. The first and last time I saw them play was in 2008 at Southern Amp in Christchurch, and from the get-go I was smitten. It’s hard to […]

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Hello Sunshine: New Site

Hello, and welcome to my new home! It’s right here that you’ll find everything you need to get to know me a bit better, and to stay up to date on all that is amandashootsbands. There will also be the occasional feature on music, artists, other photographers, people and stuff I’m currently loving from around […]

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