• Tuesday , 25 September 2018

Photography Spotlight – “Chasing Light”

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The FIlm Photography Project is proud to present “Chasing Light”

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Chasing Light is a fifteen minute documentary designed to demonstrate that photography in the modern age is not just about the use of mobile phones and compact cameras to create images It shows how traditional and alternate photographic processes are used, and manipulated by master’s of their craft to create the perfect art. Whilst the film does take a modest approach to showing traditional methods, newer forms of photography are also acknowledged – after all, cameras and lenses are just tools, and it should always be the final image that matters. The film features three UK based photographers: Leon Taylor, Valda Bailey and David Higgs. All three of whom are renowned within global photographic circles, for their unique styles, original creativity and photographic innovation. Chasing Light will hopefully inspire and with new knowledge to use for your own photography.

Credits:

The Artists (in order of appearance)
Leon Taylor, Valda Bailey & David Higgs

Director / Director Of Photography / Editor
Angus Mitchell

Producer
Charley Packham

Original Score
Benjamin Squires

‘B’ Camera Operator / Camera Assistant
Douglas Benge

Location Sound Recordist
Joshua Bosley

Filmed entirely on location in the United Kingdom at Margate, Brighton and Eastbourne

Camera package supplied by Mad Dogs Television Ltd., Hampshire UK

Uploaded by The Film Photography Project with permission
Angus Mitchell © 2015

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24 Comments

  1. Matt Osborne
    May 24, 2018 at 20:01

    Awesome photos David! Love that print

  2. Maltfalc
    May 24, 2018 at 20:01

    imperfect tools hand ground by some bloke in the 1800s? you're using a mid 20th century military spec lens that costs like $700. 😛

  3. Drean Rogeres Imperial Drean
    May 24, 2018 at 20:01

    ,A fotografia grande formato tem vida ela fala com voce

  4. Martin Cockram
    May 24, 2018 at 20:01

    Loved this doc. gentle, genuine depth and for lovers of patiently made photographs. Thanks for inspiring me!

  5. Jorge Mouirnho
    May 24, 2018 at 20:01

    'chasing light'… sooooooo pretentious and overblown for what is 'liking to take photos with a good camera at night time'.

  6. markrooke1961
    May 24, 2018 at 20:01

    I've watch 100s of videos. Then one comes along and takes you beyond awesome. This is one of them. Brilliant well done to all involved.

  7. Jesse H
    May 24, 2018 at 20:01

    what lens is that on the graflex?

  8. Varun Mashru
    May 24, 2018 at 20:01

    Beautiful! From the concept to its presentation, it was just amazing! And awesome cinematography too. Kudos to Angus Mitchell and his team for that! 🙂

  9. Hugo Hwong
    May 24, 2018 at 20:01

    purely amazing

  10. Shaun Browne
    May 24, 2018 at 20:01

    A beautiful and inspiring film. Thank you!

  11. gaocaixu
    May 24, 2018 at 20:01

    nice bgm love it

  12. no name
    May 24, 2018 at 20:01

    Loved hearing Valda talk about the dead end road landscape photography seems to be in. If I see another long exposure of silky water I'm going to vomit.

  13. greenskin3000
    May 24, 2018 at 20:01

    Inspiring!

  14. Ivan Lietaert
    May 24, 2018 at 20:01

    Excellent choice of photographers, and very well made documentary! Angus Mitchell and his team are very talented people!

  15. Larry Sanders
    May 24, 2018 at 20:01

    fantastic!

  16. Kenji Kwok
    May 24, 2018 at 20:01

    Beautifully shot.

  17. Pro1er
    May 24, 2018 at 20:01

    Finally, photographic art on Youtube! I bet all of the Instagram kiddies tuned out early.

  18. Lucas Nooter
    May 24, 2018 at 20:01

    David Higgs work is absolutely beautiful, really inspiring.

  19. Joe Moss
    May 24, 2018 at 20:01

    Wow…..this video was an unexpected pleasure.   Wonderful work by each craftsman/craftswoman.  I truly feel a sadness for those young digital photographers who have never explored film.  Film is the equivalent of reading the book of a movie.  The pace is more deliberate and more of the detail is uncovered.  *******I am not a digital hater.  Love digital too, however I am always more personally satisfied with my film work.  Maybe because all of my senses are truly involved in the film process.  Again, great video.  Thank you.

  20. Oz Baz
    May 24, 2018 at 20:01

    This is a very well made documentary.  I feel inspired to get out and shoot.

  21. Matthew Maduli
    May 24, 2018 at 20:01

    The work of all these photographers are amazing!

  22. Marc Meeks
    May 24, 2018 at 20:01

    Very nice, quite inspiring.

  23. Glenn Smith
    May 24, 2018 at 20:01

    Beautiful work from all three photographers.

  24. nicholas cowen
    May 24, 2018 at 20:01

    three very inspiring people

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