Peter Ashworth

Photographer who created many of the classic images of Eurythmics we know and love!

Peter Ashworth is an English photographer. Ashworth initially specialised in music photography, between 1979 and 2000. In the 1980s, he worked with many UK artists including The Smiths, Depeche Mode, Eurythmics, Soft Cell, Jimmy Page and The Associates. His work was a regular feature in the 1980's Music Magazines such as Smash Hits & No. 1 as well as the classic Touch album cover whoch started as the cover for Face Magazine. He has also performed as a musician with various bands, including Marc and the Mambas (with Marc Almond), The Gadgets, and The The. In 1980, Ashworth—using his Triash pseudonym—was briefly a member of the band The The with Matt Johnson.In 1982–1983, he played drums as a member of Marc and the Mambas. He now works predominantly in fashion and style/culture photography, working with fashion designers such as Stephen Jones, Basso & Brooke and Atsuko Kudo. He is known in part for his photography of fetish subjects, for creating sets and shooting on location using lighting techniques that explore the textures and cut of his subjects In recent years, Peter has shown much of his work in exhibtions in Liverpool and in London, and has given us several interviews in the past. He sells prints of his work from his website.

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