Here’s the finalists for the NME Music Photography Awards with Nikon have been unveiled. The winners are on display at theprintspace from Jan 6th – 11th. Portrait Matthew Whitehouse from The Heartbreaks – Layla Smethurst
Portrait Arp Attack – Angus McCrum
Portrait She Falls Before Me – Tanya Vildasol
Portrait Gruff Rhys at The Gresham Hotel, Blackpool – Kane Howie
Portrait Brother, Sheffield – Brendan Docherty
Portrait Katy from Peggy Sue – Jonathan Hyde
Portrait Joules guitarist Chris at the hairdressers – Tatjana Rüegsegger
Portrait Lupen Crook – Jenny Hardcore
Portrait La Sera – Danny Krug
Portrait Tan Tan Morgan – Juan José Ortiz Arenas
Live: OFWGKTA – Tom Spray
Live: Kasa frontman Jacob Porter – Andrew Ford
Live: Glasvegas – Anthony Park
Live: Sleigh Bells’ Alexis Krauss – Braden Michael Paul
Live: Taylor Hawkins – Kalpesh Patel
Live: Pulled Apart By Horses – Jason Williamson
Live: Turbowolf – Lionel Taplin
Live: Jarvis Cocker – Rory Coomey
Live: A stage diver during Random Hand’s 1000th gig at The Cockpit, Leeds – Danny Payne
Live: Vampire Weekend – Jeremy Gordon
Professional: Alex Turner in Bethnal Green – Gregoire Bernardi
Professional: Dancing in Shangri La at Glasto 2011 – Guy Bell
Professional: The Good, The Bad And The Queen at Eurockeennes – Gaelle Beri
Professional: The Subways – David Baird
Professional: A quick dip in the sea for pop-punk band Scream Don’t Whisper – Joseph Watts
Professional: Slipknot at Sonisphere 2011 – Javier Bragado
Professional: The Vaccines’ Justin Young – Phil Kneen
Professional: Scott Weiland of Stone Temple Pilots in Chicago, IL – Brigette Sullivan.
Professional: Calling All Cars 2011 – Kane Hibberd
Professional: The Foo Fighters’ Dave Grohl at Radio 1’s Big Weekend – Andrew Timms
Reportage: Washington, the Best Female Artist and Best Breakthrough Artist at the 2010 ARIA awards gets ready for a performance – Mikey Hart
Reportage: The XX at LAX airport, Los Angeles – Terry Filisetti Yoshinaga
Reportage: A South American punk mosh pit – Iván Mauricio Ayala Moreno
Reportage: Black Phoenix Orchestra, summer 2011 in Calgary – Keith Skrastins
Reportage: Shane Kinsella from Irish band The Minutes says his prayers, moments before taking to the stage – Sean Conroy
Reportage: Goodnight Grace practising before a show – Crystal Peter
Reportage: Pulled Apart By Horses in their dressing room after playing at Live At Leeds 2011 – Layla Smethurst
Reportage: Richard Fearless at his studio – Ali Tollervey.
Reportage: Arctic Monkeys tattoo – Melissa Mercier
Reportage: Hardcore band Rasputin play a house show in Plymouth – Andrew Ford
Festivals. Fight Like Apes – Latitude 2011 – Jen O’Neill.
Festivals. Leeds Festival 2011 – Kate Finnerty.
Under 18s. Dahvie Vanity of Blood On The Dance Floor – Victoria Brown.
Under 18s. Muse live at Lancashire County Cricket Ground, Manchester – Nisha Desai.
Under 18s. Rebekka Werren.
Under 18s. Brian Briggs, Stornoway – Live at Somerset House- Rebecca Millar.
Under 18s. Promo Photos for Hold The Suspect, taken in the Pentlands- Katie Matthews.
Under 18s. Local band IDA May at underground rock music festival SHED ROCK – Mikaela Rodriguez.
Under 18s. My Passion at O2 Islington Academy – Jodie-Mae Finch.
Under 18s. Frankie And The Heartstrings at Positivus Festival in Salacgriva, Latvia – Elisabeth Kendrali.
Under 18s. Chaos Is A Friend Of Mine – Randi Butler. For more info on the competition, head to the dedicated site.