About Me

I'm currently living and working back in Cardiff as a photo editor and designer at a local photography company. When I'm not retouching I freelance as a music photographer. Right now I'm more focussed on photography and illustration but happy to discuss any project.

Please don't hesitate get in touch and ask any questions - hello@nadineballantyne.com



From outdoor busking shenanigans to underground dives, arenas to sweaty practice rooms, I’ve worked with a range of local promoters, magazines, websites, bands and charities spending years along side unsigned bands shooting their first performances, recording sessions and promotional photos.

Live Events, Festivals, Portraits & Promotional.

Previous Work/Clients:
Clwb Ifor Bach, Grab Promotions, Swn Festival, Kerrang! Magazine, Plugged In Magazine, The Point Venue (+ more).

Contact: hello@nadineballantyne.com

Graphic Design & Illustration

I first got involved in design with an enthusiasm to learn some web coding and make punk rock posters. It's the little details I enjoy and fuss over, whether it's slipping in a movie reference, Konami code easter egg or 404 page. Right now I'm developing my skills as an illustrator, I love drawing and love learning new techniques. Working at Kerrang! helped me manage my time and work fast. I'm also a dab hand at cutting out people/objects.

Publication Layout, CDs, Event Posters, Leaflets, Flyers, WordPress/Web Design, Book Covers and Illustration.

Previous Work/Clients:
Rock Sound Magazine (Freelance Design), Kerrang! Magazine (Junior Designer), Soundscape Magazine (Web & Magazine Design), Welsh Music Foundation (Poster Design/Illustration), Various Promoters + More (Poster Design).


InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Lightroom, WordPress, Canon 5D MKII. Cintiq.

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