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Will Hawkins (Liam)
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Will Hawkins has been photographing musicians since 1996. His overwhelming passion and joy for music, combined with his love of photography made the match simply irresistible. For more than 10 years now, Hawkins has scoured the music scene to capture artists, their passion for music, and their love for their equipment. Hawkins has built a niche' in the drummer world as a long time photographer for Promark Drum Sticks. He is best known for his work with some of the world's most renowned drummers including Jason Bittner, Dave Lombardo, John Blackwell, and Keith Harris.

 Will Hawkins Photography Highlights:
- Featured on over 10 magazine covers 
- Published in over 300 magazines overall
- Featured in over 20 CDs
- Featured on retail posters
- Featured on 3 DVDs
- Photographer for world renowned Six String Masterpieces: The Dimebag Darrel Art Tribute

As an aspiring drummer himself, Hawkins continues his passion in music and has hopes to continue capturing the moments and memories in music for years to come. 


Canon 5D

Canon 16 - 35mm f2.8 L
Canon 28 - 70mm f2.8 L
Canon 70 - 200mm f2.8 IS L
Canon 85mm f1.2 L

Canon 580EX (x2)
Canon 550EX

Manfrotto-Bogen ball head
Gitzo Explorer II Tripod

White Lightning 1600 (x 2)
Alien Bees 800 (x 2)

Pocket Wizard PLUS II (x 4)



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