So I met this Pirate on a halifax pier. Not your everyday pirate that is, as you could say I have occasion to meet many pirates in my world, there’s even a pub I know that’s full of them… Suffice it to say that we decided the occasion was worthy of some extended adventures and so we made off to an old abandoned gunnery and bunker location, which used to guard the harbour & [...]
This portrait was a quick setup by the back of an old garage, in an open shade area. Using two Nikon SB 910 speed lights and remotely triggered by the on-camera SU800.
The Speedlights were each manually zoomed in, with the light at camera right (A) set around 180mm and the on the left (B) at 135mm. This provides a nice sculpted light to the subject, [...]
I’ve always loved the art of Flamenco. From the first slash of the guitar to the syncopated clapping and emphatic stomp from the heel-toe, it seems to have such an intensity of passion above all other forms of expression. The anguish projected from the Singer’s tale, combines with hand & finger motions that seem to have a language all of their own. Together they weave a timelessly rich tapestry of emotion that is as much an [...]
Working in new locations with new clients, often involves new and undiscovered techniques.
This was a stage of the tempering process for the parts that make up the drilling shafts in mining operations. The temperatures involved were extreme, and I was quickly advised that any additional materials or lighting I brought in was subject to melting wherever it was placed.
I had been supplied with a prototype camera (1 of 3) from Nikon, to test [...]