Billy Idol

PhotographerClay Lancaster
PrizeHonorable Mention
CompanyLancaster Photography
City/CountryWalnut Creek, United States
Photo DateAugust 7, 2015
Technical InfoCanon 5D MK2, 24-70L
Entry Description

Billy Idol during his performance at the Grand Sierra Resort in Reno, NV. This image was used as the flagship image for the week-long Ottawa Bluesfest 2016, on their posters and t-shirts.

About Photographer

Clay Lancaster is a photographer based primarily in the San Francisco Bay Area, with home being Walnut Creek, CA. His work has been featured in various formats and publications, including the front cover of Ben Folds Five: Live (Sony), AP Magazine,,,,, the San Francisco Examiner, Alternative Press, AfroPunk,, East Bay Express, San Jose Metro, SFWeekly, Live Nation, etc. Past clients include: Sony Music / Ben Folds Five, theUPstudio Architecture & Design Group, Soundgarden, Matt Mahaffey / sElf, We Are Scientists, East Bay Express, Thomas Pridgen, Jeff Campbell, The Brodie Stewart Band,, RBC Bluesfest Ottawa, and more. He is also a photographer and writer for theFIVE10 Radio (, has directed & filmed artist documentaries, music videos, live-session videos, and worked on the production team of an independent feature film in Paris, France.