Monthly Archive for: ‘September, 2012’

On the trail of the Campbells of Verneukpan and Glencoe

On the trail of the Campbells of Verneukpan and Glencoe

I love shooting landscapes. They’re a challenge. Landscapes are fleeting; an enigma, instant. You need to catch the drama, the light and the mood in a moment because five minutes later everything changes and you’ve lost it. Landscapes can really test your character and ability. You have no control over them. And that’s what I […]

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Barrie “Whizzo” Williams and the Shelsley Walsh Hill Climb

Barrie “Whizzo” Williams and the Shelsley Walsh Hill Climb

Much of my life has been focussed around shooting anything that has four wheels and drinks gallons of the black stuff. So as an enthusiastic petrol head I never ignore opportunities to shoot good looking cars – especially when they’re the vintage sports variety racing on my doorstep. Shelsley Walsh Hill Climb – the oldest […]

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Video tutorial and free HDR and backplate from award winning Mars Ice Cream shoot

Video tutorial and free HDR and backplate from award winning Mars Ice Cream shoot

This is a video tutorial about how to make an HDR for image-based lighting for CGI. It comprises the equipment and the working methods I used to create my award winning Mars Ice Cream photo. I want to demonstrate how simple it can be create HDRs for Image based lighting . It’s not a complex […]

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Volvo – around the world in 30 days

Volvo – around the world in 30 days

The Volvo C30 shoot was a great experience – a lot of fun and a lot of hard work. It was also typical of how shoots have evolved since photography went digital. These days you often go to locations just to shoot a backplate, with the object – or vehicle in this case – added […]

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