Studio session with Glen Hansard & The Frames

These images were shot for a Hot Press magazine cover session, with Glen and his band The Frames. The band came to the studio, we did a good session, and just before leaving Glen asked if we could do some shots with the skull, which (naturally) was on a shelf in my office.

Collaboration

To be honest, I had been planning to use the skull for something else, but I'm glad I agreed, as the lead image is one of my favourites. Although this was before the success of 'Once', and Glen's Oscar for 'Falling Slowly', regardless of someones 'stature, I always find collaboration a hugely creative process.

Now, one of these days I'll get 'round to shooting that idea with the skull ...