Music Photography

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Following her graduation from Alexander Mackie CAE with a Degree in Fine Art, Catherine pursued her passion for photography while traveling across America, England and Europe documenting the performances of: The Ramones, Graham Parker, The Go Go’s, Rubber City Rebels, Iggy Pop, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Bruce Springsteen, Joe Jackson, Madness, Sports, The Troggs, Lena Lovich, Blondie, Mental as Anything and The New York Dolls.

Catherine has documented the performances of many Australian bands including: The Black Sorrows, Captain Matchbox, Sports, The Birtday Party, The Laughing Clowns, The Saints, The Sunnyboys, The Shy Imposters, The Flaming Hands, Radio Birdman, The Visitors, The Hitmen, The Otherside, Surfside 6, The Reels, Subversion, The Scientists, Coupe de Ville, INXS, The Teeny Weenys, X, Filth, The Lipstick Killers, The Hoodoo Guru’s, The Sparklers and Billy Field!

Catherine’s photographs have been published in a number of international music magazines and in Australia in: RAM magazine, Roadrunner, Australian Record Buyers Guide and Rolling Stone Magazine.

She has also been employed to take studio and session photographs for the Go Go’s (LA), The Plimsoles (LA) The Rattlers (NYC), Graham Parker and the Rumor (London), Nick Lowe and Dave Edmunds (London), The Cure (London), The Shy Imposters (NSW), The Passengers (NSW), The Saints (AUS) and The Sunnyboys (NSW).

* Photographs taken by Catherine Croll when she was Staff Photographer for International Record Buyers Guide

* Photographs acredited to ‘Cathy Croll’ printed in ‘Inner City Sound – Punk and Post-Punk in Australia, 1976-1985 by Clinton Walker view

* Photographs originally printed in RAM magazine and shown in 2005 as a part of the ‘Women in Rock’ exhibition at the Judith Wright Centre, Brisbane

* Photographs acredited to “Cathie Croll” featured in Tales from the Australian Underground, released by Festival April 22, 2003.

All photographs are copyright Catherine Croll. For commercial use, Catherine can be contacted via mobile +61 419 427 002 or email.


  1. Is the silent auction still on for the sunnyboys poster

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