About Edwina Hay

Photo by  Ester Segretto .

Photo by Ester Segretto.

Edwina Hay is a New York City based freelance photographer. She currently contributes to BrooklynVegan, Music Existence, Live Nation, and BreakThru Radio and her images have appeared in Rolling Stone, Gothamist, The Boston PhoenixSpin MagazineThe Village Voice, Gawker, BandcampTouch & Go Records, and Ghettoblaster Magazine. She is a member of The Photo Ladies, plus served as the Photo Editor of Impose Magazine from 2012-2015, and was featured on Pepsi.com on a live music feature.

Edwina specializes in live music, event photography, and portraits. She has taken pictures of musicians performing for two decades and is working on scanning film from 1999-2005. The results will appear in the Archives section of this site. You may also find her work on Tumblr, Instagram, and Flickr.

All images that appear on this website are copyrighted and may not be used without permission. If you have any inquiries or wish to get in touch regarding rates, please use the Contact Form on this site or send an e-mail to hellothere [@] thisisnotaphotograph.com (please remove the brackets and extra spaces in the e-mail address before sending your message).

All images that appear on this website are available to purchase as prints. If there are any photos that you would like to purchase that aren’t available in the store, please contact Edwina directly.

And yes, she did get the name of this website from a Mission of Burma song.


Stakes, Cloud City, Brooklyn, NY, April 2017
Shot in the Barn, Deep Cuts, Ridgewood, NY, October 2015
R.I.P. D.I.Y., Cloud City, Brooklyn, NY, March 2015
Death by Art, Death by Audio, Brooklyn, NY, November 2014
Impose Photo Show, Logan Hardware, Chicago, IL, July 2014
Impose Photo Show, Cloud City, Brooklyn, NY, June 2014
Impose Photo Show, Secret Project Robot, Brooklyn, NY, December 2012