Tag: film

23 May 2018

4×5 Black and white film comparison

Introduction I have been using Ilford FP4 for the majority of my portrait work, in both medium and large format. This is a film stock that I know and love, but I wanted to make a more informed decision and perhaps add more films to my arsenal, understanding their different strengths. So I set myself […]

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24 Jul 2017

Perry Cooke

New noir-inspired work with Perry Cooke. This was a shoot on studio combining a classic film look with very colourful, neo-noir inspired lighting. The tool of choice for the black and white look was a medium format film Hasselblad camera using one of my favourite films, Ilford FP4. I just love the results achieved by […]

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21 Apr 2017

Joanné Dion

A really delightful concept with Joanné, where we created a concept aimed to produce a series of images balancing out the purity of a white palette with increasing touches of colour on her lips as well as a flower crown over her head. We wanted to strike a fine balance between a very targetted use […]

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15 Feb 2017
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Elaine

Edgy lights and general badassery with the beautiful Elaine. On the first look we used coloured light strobes to create a very graphic look, the MUA on set Diana did a wonderful job with the make-up and added a little touch of oil on the skin which gave us the specular sheen we were after. […]

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04 Feb 2017
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Sharifa, a beautiful jagged soul

Sharifa uses poetry as means for expression or downright catharsis. She draws, too. When we were preparing for this portrait, she read me some of her poems, and walked me through some of her illustrations. I got inspired by these fragments of self; there is more, there is a lot more, buried deep down in […]

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