Category Archives: Blog

Lights, Mirrors….Action

Here's a quick shot of a setup in a gym from a couple of weeks ago - Using a Lav mic and a boom with a sound man is great as it really reduces the extra workload of worrying about sound as well as everything else. When you're shooting with 2 cameras as well this…
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Just Eat Summer Campaign

Here's my latest DoP job and some behind the scenes shots. As a London based director of photography I often end up working all over the world or at the very least navigating the congestion zone, motorways and underground stations of the capital. For this shoot I managed to persuade the client and production team…
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Sony FS7 – My setup.

After working with the Sony FS7 for the past couple of years I've got a pretty good handle on all it's intricacies and settings . It really is a beast of a camera in terms of it's functionality but at the same time it can be stripped down to the bone for a really small…
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Big Air

Here's a quick edit of BMX pro Zach Shaw in the legendary Ro Pool at the 2017 BMX Jam. Shot on the Sony FS7, Graded in Davinci using the custom Rom Boys LUT and compositing in After Effects. https://youtu.be/Eaf1e6AJTjQ      
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Rom Boys – Dion

Here's a short film put together on Rom Boy Dion getting inked. Shot and mastered in 4K using the Sony FS7. https://youtu.be/hmGEBcoV1Os
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Summer 2017

Already having a busy Summer  - lots of new shoots completed for CMV, British Airways and others. Here's a short edit of a recent shoot for Cruise and Maritime Voyages to promote their new ship Columbus...
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Rom Boys

I can see why most documentaries are a labour of love. The Rom Boys film is no exception. Whilst getting great support in the production it's only when you start digging around that you realise how much passion their is for this place with the local community and how getting everyone to have their say…
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Documentary Film Making

I guess there comes a time in every commercial filmmakers life when they really want to get their teeth into something less "salesy" and which fits more with them as a person and tells a story they really think needs telling. I once saw a documentary about Ridley Scott, who began his career shooting TV commercials…
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Sicario: The Genius of Roger Deakins

Okay so this month the Oscars are coming with The Revenant being the movie billed to be the years big winner. It's a GREAT film. The cinematography by two time oscar winner Emmanuel Lubezki ticks all my boxes - big wide lenses (12-28mm) and all shot in natural or firelight on the Alexa 65mm. What's not…
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