✪ Welcome to alexgerry.com ✪
Alex Gerry’s portfolio of photojournalism gives pride of place to the most exhilarating shakers & groovers of the music, art, celebrity & nightlife scenes.
A reference point worldwide, this site is often quoted as unique for its no-holds-barred exploration of underground culture and style.
Forget Wikipedia malarkey, keep it 100% real right here!
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“Alex Gerry may have attended so many dos, they’ve all rolled into one big party, but he’s always stayed sharp enough to document it. Still going strong, he talks us through three decades of party secrets.”
“Alex Gerry’s photojournalism can only be described as a treasure trove. He has the courage of his convictions and knows instinctively how to scratch under the surface to reveal his subjects under vivid light. And he does it in the best of taste and humour.”
“Alex Gerry has spent a lifetime writing about and photographing the most intriguing characters from night life and showbiz. Their description is every bit as candid as the images. Gerry is not one to take prisoners, which makes this website infinitely entertaining reading. Indulge yourself.”
“Few people know the scene as well as photojournalist Alex Gerry. He has snapped the best parties over the last three decades … and recorded the most ostentatious characters. The fact that he was friends with them helped, of course.”
“Alex Gerry has built a breathtaking portfolio of images, which have been published in all the right magazines. Getting the right shot in a smoky, crowded nightclub is a real skill and he’s a consummate expert.”
“There are many famous photographers in the world but it’s unlikely that many of them would be able to produce his kind of live club pictures without the recourse of a well-lit studio.”
“In years to come this archive will be seen as a really important social document. Alex Gerry deserves his rep as a top photographer and journalist.”
“Welcome to the hidden world of underground culture, where every corner is explored.”
“Alex Gerry, the intrepid explorer of the club universe, captures the exotic freak population like rare specimens to be examined. Some of his subjects went supernova and burned out quickly, others still burn brightly.”
“It is not often that the person behind the camera has as much style as the characters he documents.”
“It’s pretty obvious that the excellence and consistency of Alex Gerry’s body of work, be it written or photographic, stands no comparison.”
“It’ll take you more than one viewing to look through this collection of club and music-based subjects. It is packed with info and anecdotes. 3 stars out of 3.”
“Photojournalist Alex Gerry has been living and breathing every aspect of London’s nightlife from the 80s to today … enough to get you dreaming about the experience you never had.”
“If the spectacle is wild enough, Alex Gerry is there with a camera capturing the pivotal moments that set trends and defines eras. As one of the most celebrated characters, he strives on impromptu craziness.”
“Alex Gerry, the all-seeing eye, is honest enough to tell it like it is and always with a good pinch of humour.”
“I spent hours checking out all the fab pics, especially the Leigh Bowery looks that I had never even seen before. And there’s so much info.”
“Few people know the music and club scenes inside out as Alex Gerry does and he’s always made them shine in words and pictures.”
“Alex Gerry lived his passion for nightlife like few others. Turning up at the scene’s most fundamental events provided him with an inexhaustible amount of images and tales to tell.”
“Photojournalist Alex Gerry got in everywhere and shot all the freaks ’til they dropped (often literally). Many magazines have plundered his much-coveted archive. And he’s still very much at it today.”