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Aussie

Late last year I had the great pleasure of helping to shoot three ‘looks’ for haircare brand, Aussie.

It was a job shot with fantastical video communications agency, Bespoke Banter.

Although I ve shot a (relatively) fair amount of video, I’d never really done anything like this before. Coming from an exclusively stills orientated background, video production is exciting, wonderful and hugely rewarding – and there also seems to be more of it to take advantage of – paid work anyway!!

Welcome to the Aussie Miracle Recharge Looks:

Company: BESPOKE BANTER

Produced, Directed and Edited: Catrin Griffiths

First Camera: Me!

Second Camera: Sam Orams

 

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Behind the Scenes

This weekend a wonderful opportunity popped up.

It was a job working for a new client (which is always exciting) and the brief required me to photography behind the scenes on a L’Oreal campaign shoot.

I am completely enthused by commissions like this; they allow me an insight into largely unknown worlds – and I am paid for the privilege. I would struggle to complain even if I wanted to!

Welcome to L’Oreal and Alexa Chung.

Vogue featured the photos! 

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COLDSTREAM

Welcome to a PDF book of an imploded project.

Very much to my chagrin this work has fizzled and popped into little more than nothing at all. Consequently I ve decided to make a small photo essay of the photos taken to date.

I am frustrated, annoyed and hunting for a resolution!

Front and Back Cover

Main Body

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Hard-earned/Well-deserved

Last week a dear friend of mine was awarded an OBE. It was hard-earned and well-deserved!

Surgeon Commander Anthony Lambert OBE has dedicated enormous amounts of his life to wounded servicemen (and NHS patients) – from the operating theatres out in Camp Bastion to the surfing shores of Cornwall. Known informally as ‘Doc’, his extraordinary efforts have undoubtedly made a remarkable difference to the lives of many broken lads and his determination to not just stand-by seems to increase exponentially, year on year.

The Medics Rugby Challenge is an annual event organised by Doc. Do take a look.

Welcome to his surprise party:

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Doc and Andy Grant, an ex-Marine and former patient - now a great friend.

Doc and Andy Grant, an ex-Marine and former patient – now a great friend.

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A very proud Lambert family

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Anthony’s son ‘spinning a dit’

Well done Anthony! He’ll never wear the bloody thing.

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Doc

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Building a Team

Yesterday I shot some photos of an NGO team building exercise. They were on a scavenger hunt about east London.

Welcome to the brilliant people of youth engagement charity, Brightside.

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Making a Little Movie

A month or so ago I was asked to shoot photos and video for an 18th birthday party.

It was hugely exciting and the whole process involved, from shooting to editing, was brilliant fun. I am absolutely enthralled by the collating of footage and then piecing it together as you would a jigsaw puzzle. It’s great.

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Party Food

A few weeks back I had the great pleasure of photographing a small leaving do. It was hugely enjoyable and the culinary treats, remarkable.

I ve always enjoyed photographing food in a fast paced environment. You use what limited light you have available and quite often that allows for interesting compostions.

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