My favourite author and a BIG influence, indirectly, on my photographs of people is Patrick Hamilton. If describing people well is your thing, read his books and learn.
Had the pleasure of having Boo Hewerdine help with one of my songs the other week. Boo is, without doubt, one of my favourite songwriters. He seems to have spent his lifetime working on refining what he does – a lesson to us all.
I took the opportunity to photograph him. Here he is looking like a beardy old man: