The modifier and the technical

With the advances in understanding the technical and working with people, it quickly became evident that I would need more equipment to experiment with and master in order to continue this exploration.
It began with a single speedlight, then two then four, until I graduated to 600w studio heads. Modifiers have always interested me. The bring about a subtleness within the light that masks their presence within a scene, while creating shape and depth and bringing the vibrancy of the landscapes to life.

Early art documentation at the old Fontenelle Artists space in Bowden

Larger modifiers required more research and the implementation of them in practice was harder than I’d imagined. Initially I used engine pulleys in warehouses before investing in some solid stands and sandbags to create with these tools outside.

Investigations into large modifiers, directly overhead proved a major turning point. Image created in collaboration with Heath who constructs unique motorcycles from recycled junk parts.

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