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The stunning rock and roll photography of Dean Chalkley

  • Next January (6th - 11th), theprintspace gallery in London is exhibiting the winners of the NME Music Photography Awards with Nikon. It will feature shots from Dean Chalkley, the recipient of the Outstanding Contribution Award. Here's some of Dean's work, starting with a classic shot of Kasabian from 2011.

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  • All the images are from Dean's shoots for NME. Here's an 'Elephant' era shot of The White Stripes, 2002.

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  • Here's Dean's shot of The Strokes, 2003 following on from the release of 'Room On Fire'.

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  • A shot of flame haired Gerard Way from My Chemical Romance, 2010, around the time of the release of 'Danger Days: The True Lives of the Fabulous Killjoys'.

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  • A shot of The Kills, 2002 at the beginning of their career.

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  • A classic snap of the Gallaghers. Oasis, 2005 during the 'Don't Believe The Truth' era.

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  • Sometime Libertine Pete Doherty, 2004 around the release of 'For Lovers'.

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  • Jack White's band of merry men, The Raconteurs, 2006.

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  • Ian Brown and his small, flying friend, 2007 around the release of 'The World Is Yours'.

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  • Primal Scream man Bobbie Gillespie, 2006 around the release of 'Riot City'.

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  • In 'A Forest'. The Cure's Robert Smith, 2008, following the release of '4:13 Dream'.

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  • A shot from her recent NME covershoot, Florence And The Machine 2011.

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  • The Followills cracking up, The Kings Of Leon during the time of 'Only By The Night'.

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  • Tea for one? Noel Gallagher, 2005 from the 'Don't Believe The Truth' era.

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  • With old bassist Andy Nicholson. Arctic Monkeys, 2005.

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  • A contemplative moment for the Muse man. Matt Bellamy, 2004, just before they closed Glastonbury.

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  • A beautiful shot of The Horrors, 2011, following the release of 'Skying'.

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  • Trip hop legend Tricky, 2008 for the release of his 'Knowle West Boy' album

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  • An early shot of Franz Ferdinand, 2004.

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  • Taken from an iconic shoot, Amy Winehouse, 2006 following on from 'Back To Black''s release.

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  • The shock rocker, Marilyn Manson, 2004 following the release of his best of 'Lest We Forget'.

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  • At the time of their 'First Impressions Of Earth' album, The Strokes, 2006.

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  • A quiffed up Alex Turner, 2011.

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  • At the time of her rising fame Ellie Goulding, 2009.

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  • Who's that man behind the cape? The White Stripes' Jack White, 2005.

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  • Back and more badass than ever. Justice, 2011.

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  • A classic shot of Lily Allen, 2006 during the release of her debut 'Alright Still'.

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  • A typically chaotic shot of American Head Charge, 2002 following the release of 'The War Of Art'.

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  • Sitting pretty (green). Liam Gallagher, 2009.

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  • This is a jump suit free zone! CSS, 2008 following the release of 'Donkey'.

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  • Another early shot of Arctic Monkeys, 2005.

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  • Alison Mosshart from The Kills keeps her eyes shut, 2008 during the 'Midnight Boom' era.

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  • Meg White goes for the 'Southern Belle' looks. The White Stripes, 2005.

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  • Do they sell that at Topman? Pete Doherty, 2005 during the release of 'For Lovers'.

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  • An iconic, late period shot of Oasis, 2008.

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  • The Verve mainman Richard Ashcroft.

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  • An early shot of White Lies, 2008 when it announced they would taking part in NME's New Noise Tour.

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  • Franz Ferdinand's Paul Thompson swaps drums for guitar, 2004 following the release of their self titled debut.

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  • A profile shot of Ian Brown, 2005 after he'd released 'The Greatest'.

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  • Grrr, it's Dizzee Rascal, 2004 shot around the release of 'Showtime'.

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  • Antony Hegarty from Antony And The Johnsons, 2005 shot around the time of 'I Am A Bird Now'.

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  • Amy Winehouse, 2006. The NME Music Photography Awards with Nikon is open to the public and free to attend. It runs from January 6th - 11th at theprintspace in London.

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