Saturday, February 26, 2011
Friday, February 18, 2011
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Thursday, February 17, 2011
Recent tearsheet from a trip I did up to Yorkshire for a Guardian travel piece. I had two days to get everything in the list and so I had to prep it all in terms of driving distances, times that the light was going to be best, and what going to be worth shooting and what wasn't (see my makeshift map below). The snow caused a few issues and made the driving more stressful than it needed to be - but google street view proved to be a great way of gauging a location without having to go there. I'll post some more of the actual images up soon.
Had to squeeze a group shot and all the individuals into an hour and I was shooting unassisted so it was quite hectic. Here's the set up shot for the group plus a few alternatives.
Sunday, February 13, 2011
A quick snap of some equipment I'm taking on a two day assignment in the Peak District. I love packing for assignments, especially when they're out of London - I look forward to being away from the desk, not having to deal with emails and office based inquiries and the chance to get creative, try some ideas out and to be honest, get the chance to be away from the big smoke.
For all the equipment geeks (of which I include myself): Above are a Holga, a 5D mkI with a 40mm Voigtlander f/2 EF lens, Mamiya 7 (taking it with the 135 panoramic adapter), 5D mkII, Contax T2 and my beloved SX70 polaroid with some new Impossible Project Colour shade film (my first batch). Along with a bunch of standard lenses and 580EXII plus my newswear and thinktank pouches...