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Judi Dench – my passion for trees (BBC1)

Judi Dench – my passion for trees (BBC1)

Filmed over the course of a year, this film is a magical study of the changing seasons and their effect on Surrey, the most-wooded county in Britain, told by Judi Dench. I did some of the additional / specialist photography on the series. TX: Wednesday 20th December,...

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Forces of Nature (BBC) wins Grierson Award

Forces of Nature (BBC) wins Grierson Award

Stephen Cooter won a Grierson Award for his film Somewhere in Spacetime (Episode 2 of Forces of Nature with Professor Brian Cox) Jury Chair, Fergus O'Brien said: "the winning film stands apart as a confident, inspiring and exciting piece of television...

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The Human Body: Secrets of Your Life Revealed

The Human Body: Secrets of Your Life Revealed

Specialist photography on BBC 2's 'The Human Body' I spent 5 weeks shooting studio timelapses for the BBC's current science series looking at the human body. I had 3 cameras shooting in visible and UV light capturing a chicken rotting away, demonstrating...

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Other news

DSMC Nikon mount arrived

The DSMC Nikon Mount (CAPTIVE) enables you to equip a wide variety of Nikkor AF-S and AF-D compatible lenses to the DSMC or DSMC2 BRAIN. The DSMC Nikon Mount supports autofocus and electronic iris control with compatible lenses. The mount attaches to the...

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Small HD 703 just arrived

New director's monitor has just arrived and ready to head out on location. Based around the Small HD's 703 monitor it's 7" and daylight viewable, and fully wireless thanks to Teradek Bolt allowing 500ft range of HDMI or SDI input. Two sources are viewable...

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Kit sale

I'm slowly going through my kit room and selling off bits of kit that I don't use that much any more. In all cases the kit works well, and will have been looked after and serviced regularly.  The reason for selling is just because I don't use it much any...

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Special Effects on Assassin’s Creed movie

I worked with Peter Parks, Chris Parks and Chris Campkin on fluid effects which formed part of VFX composites used in the film. We shot in Peter's studio in Cornwall on the Red Weapon. The video game adaptation of Assassin’s Creed stars Michael Fassbender alongside a...

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Galapagos on BBC1

Last September I spent a month on location in the Galapagos islands filming for the forthcoming 3 x 60' BBC1 documentary Mission Galapagos presented by Liz Bonnin. I was Director of Photography for the series along with Julius Brighton. Mission Galapagos is a...

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Amazing Mighty Micro Monsters 3D

Micro Monsters 3D comes to IMAX The natural history series I filmed with David Attenborough a few years ago - Micro Monsters 3D - has had its theatre release and is now available at IMAX cinemas across the world. A new 40 minute film with a fun, engaging and...

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South Australian tourism films go live

Experience the latest culture from Adelaide The series of films I shot for South Australian Tourism and Classic FM have just gone live and you can view them below.  We spent a week in Adelaide with Classic FM's John Suchet experiencing the sights and sounds of South...

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Supermoon captured over London

We left Dorset last night as the biggest moon in 70 years rose into clear autumnal skies.  The subtle pinks gave way to warmer tones and we chased the moon back to London, and while unloading the car I noticed this. The picture has gone viral on social media, and has...

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Wild About VR; Wildscreen 2016 talk

I'm talking at Wildscreen festival 2016 about the latest technological developments in the world of virtual reality.  Speaking with Anthony Geffen (Atlantic Productions) and Alaster Armitage-Brain (VR Producer), we will explore the future of 360 filmmaking. The...

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Life After: Chernobyl

Life After: Chernobyl Animal Planet are airing today a documentary I worked on a little while ago. In this one-off 60 min doc, we explore how life is fairing in the post-nuclear area of the Chernobyl exclusion zone. Presented by biologist Rob Nelson and anthropologist...

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How to Stay Young (BBC 1) airs

The latest science documentary series I've shot for the BBC has just gone out. Airing on BBC 1 at 9pm on 7th April (Ep1) and 14th April (Ep2). Angela Rippon and Chris van Tulleken explore the process of ageing in mind and body. For more information, see my dedicated...

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