Wednesday, June 30, 2010
Monday, June 28, 2010
Saturday, June 26, 2010
Wednesday, June 23, 2010
Sunday, June 20, 2010
Sometimes it's a real test to make dreams into reality. I'm fantastic at projecting ambitions and establishing foundations but sometimes come short in the end, often as I bite off more than I can chew. In Kashmir this year I filmed and recorded hours of footage for a pilot documentary and realised when editing this short promo just how much work needs to be done to see this realised. Still I soldier on. Anyone feel like editing a documentary for me??????
Monday, June 14, 2010
I am very excited about Magic Bullets - (not the type that miraculously don't hurt you when fired from a viciously designed mass of steel) - but the computer software that enables you to add cinematic filters to your videos. Here is a collection of shots from my backyard with filters and backed by the soulful sounds of the Cinematic Orchestra with a track appropriately titled, Familiar Ground.
You could argue that photography was born out of a need to document a moment. I never would have expected that it would manifest into the present state where the masses swarm to a dead whale and pull out iphones and gadgets to pose in front of a lump of decaying blubber.
This juvenile sperm whale was washed up on Bar Beach recently, no autopsy was undertaken so we will never know what killed this magnificent creature. It's the second sperm whale on this stretch in 6 years... spooky.
Sunday, June 6, 2010
It' easy to forget the most beautiful and critical element about photography, time. The split second a mirror flips to expose a sensor/ film strip to a beam of light focussed through glass and complex mechanisms. Sometimes the elements align and you find yourself with an image that just says, "Yes.".