Tattoo artists Donna Reid (left) and Hannan Qattan from Infinite Ink in Coventry. Click Hannan’s name to check out her Instagram feed. An old friend, she’s only recently finished a tattoo apprenticeship and is already creating mad designs.
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Paul Whittaker - Potter, Surfer, Francli Ambassador. 1st April 2014.
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On Saturday I spent the day shooting alongside Jack Edwards and Felix Smith on a project for Rachel Wooding. The concept was based upon movement of the body, and Rachel’s idea was to show this by covering dancers in a hard plaster coating, then to have them start to move and dance, and to capture the cracking of the plaster as this happens.
It was amazing to be working with other people on this, especially Jack who is incredibly knowledgeable when it comes to film-making. He also uses an Anamorphic setup (google it), which was really interesting. I learnt a lot, and am looking forward to editing with him.
These are a few snaps I took on my phone.
Francli are a small Cornish startup company making craftwear, such as small accessories and rucksacks, out of recycled materials. In the middle of last year I photographed a project they were doing with Glastonbury and Greenpeace, and now recently have been working with them again, this time on a short film.
The film is (was) to be released alongside the launch of the Francli online shop. Myself and Franki set out spending time with Francli ambassadors to capture the way in which they use their products as part of their lifestyle. I’m really stoked on how this turned out, and I had a bunch of fun meeting and shooting each person along the way. Editing was a fun process too because I had such a delicious bag of footage to play with.
Please check out Francli, they’re doing some crazy cool stuff. Enjoy.
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Product shots of an LCD Panel designed for advertising by GoGo Digital Media. Avoiding the reflection was a nightmare, so I embraced the reflection instead. I think it works!
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Chris from Head & Haft, whilst filming for an upcoming video project with Francli.
Ali from Francli Craftwear. We’ve been filming for their brand video to coincide with the release of their online store the last few days, along with some photographs for other promotional purposes. It’s been hilarious, you gotta check them out.
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GoPros went from being new technology to ‘over-used’ in the space of 2 or 3 years, and it is always difficult to find new ways of using them in original ways.But check out this edit from the guys at Whistler Park. The angles, the cuts, the edit - everything feels original because its so fun and lighthearted! A 3 minute GoPro-only video that kept me guessing from start to finish - that doesn’t happen very often anymore. Nice work.
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A video project I did with The Salvador Thali Cafe last year, focusing on the sounds and process of cooking. It’s one of my favourite videos to date!Check out Salvador Thali Cafe here.
The Guardian. Sidi Ifni, Morocco.
The Moroccan landscape is epic. This spot sits on the edge of the harbour just south of Sidi Ifni, and on this day the right hander was breaking double overhead off the point. Mohamed just walked circles around it.
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Storm Round II. This road sits 40-50ft above sea level, and this spray is still twice the height of the house.
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Dom makes his way back across the icy dessert that Gwithian was this morning after our session filming him kitesurf.
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An edit from my recent snowboarding trip to Austria. I made a ‘GoPole’ and shot a bunch of footage over the week with my buddy Bill. Mostly sprayin’. This was a lot of fun…that’s what it’s all about, right?!
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In the midst of building my new website, I’m looking through my archives. Here’s one from a shoot I did for a children’s book by author Alix Wood.