Monthly Archive for: ‘October, 2019’

Game of Drones

Game of Drones

“That’s what I do. I drone….and I know things.” Remote, beautiful, exotic, the setting for GOT’s ‘Kings Landing’ – a paradise full of intrigue and opposites. It’s no wonder the production team from HBO’s most popular drama chose Croatia as the headquarters for the ‘House of Lannister’s’ Lion fortress. Still no further surprise that car […]

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C.G.I. – Capture, Generate…..Innovate!

C.G.I. – Capture, Generate…..Innovate!

For those of you with long memories, my ‘CGI journey’ started in 2004, setting up a CGI production studio AIR-CGI (Automotive Image Rendering) in 2006 and creating Ford USA’s first CGI press ad campaign for their new model, the Ford Edge. Our Mars press ad with AMVBBDO London won a Campaign Photo Award shortly after, […]

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Harni-Man-Of-Action…a lifetime of creating action shots!

Harni-Man-Of-Action…a lifetime of creating action shots!

Harni-Man-Of-Action…the label I was given by the first AD on a shoot… I don’t refer to my business as ‘Octane-fuelled Brand Building’ for nothing. Having waxed lyrical recently about my experience handling in-studio shoots, I thought I’d get everyone’s energy levels up again with a trip down ‘amnesia’ lane on some of my most amazingly […]

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Poetry In Motion

Poetry In Motion

This week I purchased a Minolta XG-1 – what a blast from the past, old school analogue. I spent some of this morning re-acquainting myself with the all manual controls (took about 2 minutes!) – and ordering Ilford HP5 B&W film for it (when was the last time you did that, I ask?) This was […]

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Studio Killed the Instagram Star

Studio Killed the Instagram Star

Ever get a song stuck in your head? After reading that title, you might…you’re probably singing it in your head. And why not? It’s catchy, popular and a good representative of it’s era. Kind of like Instagram. Anyone who has a penchant for photography can get their craft out there. It’s making it tougher to […]

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