Tim McCrum

About Timmy McCrum


Tim McCrum, aka Tissue Timmy, is a well know freelance photographer in the metro New York City area. Ask almost anyone on the music scene in Long Island and they will have seen his work or heard of his name. His ability to capture the true essence and vibe of any gig is palpable.

Tim developed a passion for photography long ago in Florida while assisting a local concert producer in Orlando. Through Magic Productions Company, he was able to gain access to privileged areas and the hottest bands on tour. It is at this time McCrum was able to hone his craft and develop his unmistakable “eye” for photography.

He has met, mingled and photographed some of rock’s biggest bands such as Van Halen, Judas Priest, Rod Steward, Madonna, Triumph, Molly Hatchet, Quiet Riot, Def Leppard, Prince, Lover Boy, Rick Springfield and Stevie Nicks.

He later went on to successfully operate his own wedding/modeling photography business and gained the respect of many talent agents. His next adventure led him to New York where he continues to find success as a freelance photographer. He is sought after by numerous up and coming bands, tribute bands and band managers to photograph their gigs.
McCrum’s passion for photography, coupled with his love of music is the perfect balance for great photography. His recent work includes Buckcherry, Papa Roach, Five Finger Death Punch and Three Days Grace, to name a few. With over 1,000 fans on facebook, he continues to make his mark through his work. “People always say I get the “money shots,” but I’m just capturing the moment. Timing is everything!” says McCrum.

Tim lives with his wife and two sons in Long Island, NY where he also enjoys many ventures to the ocean shores to capture the ultimate sunset.