Posts about One Frame Movie

My “One Frame Movie” project is a series of theatrically lit and posed still photographs involving individuals, pairs and groups of people, arranged to form images which could just as well represent an individual frame from a film.

The thronging crowd

As I wrote earlier in the week, I was honoured to be allowed to show 20 of my photos from the One Frame Movie series at the 50th anniversary show of Pix Mix in Bern this week. I hadn’t quite anticipated the number of people who would be attending and during the break, I quickly […]

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I wish you would let me take your portrait

I love taking portraits of people; whether I know them or not. I do it because of my passion for the image, not for financial gain, and I really wish more people would volunteer to let me photograph them. Here’s why.

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Inspiration: Gregory Crewdson

Inspiration: Gregory Crewdson

Whilst presenting my One Frame Movie photos at the Open Show in Lausanne this week, I mentioned Gregory Crewdson. I first became aware of his work in 2008 via David Hobby’s blog and have admired his process ever since. He’s technically more of a film director than a photographer, albeit that the result of his […]

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Open Show in Lausanne

I was delighted to be invited to submit to the upcoming “Open Show” in Lausanne, an evening of photographic presentation by a small selection of photographers, and honoured to have my submission confirmed earlier today. I’ll be showing twenty photos from my One Frame Movie series next Thursday evening, 18th August, at the Espace Carbu […]

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Interview in Czech photo blog Odcloneno

I was contacted a while back by the editor of Czech photo blog Odcloněno, Michal Fanta: Michal asked to interview me and use some of my photos on the blog. The interview was published this morning; here’s the English transcript. Many thanks to Michal for the exposure and, as he’s mentioned; please do get in touch if you’d like to volunteer for this year’s continuation of the One Frame Movie series.

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The Fear

I continued with my series of set-up photos yesterday evening and returned to the PROGR building in Bern with a couple of volunteers, to try and get some different images from the last time I was there a few weeks ago.

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Looking for location suggestions

I am continually on the lookout for interesting and characterful places to use in my photography and I am compiling a list of possible locations, to which I can return in the future and use in my photography.

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Portraits, Volume One

I’ve been meaning to get around to producing a regular magazine-type publication of my photography for some time now. Future issues are likely to contain a periodic review of an event, a portrait session or a trip away. The first issue is now online in the Permanent Tourist account at issuu.com and contains a selection […]

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One Frame Movie series continues

Now that I’m well into 2010, I’d like to re-start the search for volunteers for the One Frame Movie series. Find out more in this article.

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SprainTV – The Movie

Another in my series of One Frame Movie photographs, of Bernese video podcaster Manuel “Sprain” Reinhard.

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Niels and the Showgirl

An unplanned shot, taken of volunteer Niels for the One Frame Movie set of photographs I was working on a few weeks back.

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Au Voleur*

The next in my series of theatrical photographs, featuring fellow photographer Tilman Jentzsch.

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Lessons in lighting

A photograph from a session in Zurich, and the lessons in lighting and technique which make it one of the more successful session shots of the past few months.

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