Bio:
Shirlaine is a highly accomplished Manchester UK based freelance photographer - specialising in music, fashion and portrait photography.

Her work is published internationally on a daily basis - by such heavyweights as The Guardian, The New York Times, NME, Rolling Stone, The Telegraph and Vogue. She shoots regularly for clients including Adidas, BBC, Coca-Cola, The FA, Fender, Gola, HMV, Hugo, Jack Daniels, Living TV, MOBO Awards, Paramount Pictures, Renault, Sky and XFM.

Shirlaine has photographed promotional and online images for many artists including Gary Barlow, Kasabian, Paul Heaton, Paul Weller, Stereophonics, The Subways and Unkle. Her photography has been featured on CD covers for albums by Aim, Jesca Hoop and The Longcut. She has photographed Morrissey for his own personal collection, works as The Courteeners and Enter Shikari's official photographer and her live shots feature on the Greatest Hits tour program and calendar for McFly and Westlife's Croke Park live DVD.

Shooting film and photography for nineteen years, Shirlaine has directed music videos for a variety of artists. She also worked as director of photography and in-house photographer for nine years at Hot Animation, producing key international programming and promotional images. She is currently working on her first book, 'Love and Bruises' depicting live roller derby bouts and creative portraiture.

Shirlaine is proud to be an official photographer for O2 Apollo Manchester, CAN who highlight the plight of refugees living in the UK and Manchester Roller Derby, her favourite sports team.

Awards:
Shirlaine is ranked in the top 50 music photographers worldwide by Complex and top 5 photographers by Wixx.

View some of Shirlaine's film credits on IMDB, Shirlaine's own short film 'Good Girl, Bad Dog' won several awards, including the Royal Television Society's non-fiction award.

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