For this documentary-style industrial film we were inspired by the still photography of Martin Schoeller and the ingenuity of Errol Morris.
This is a portrait shot by Martin Schoeller. His signature style is to show a subject's face in unnerving detail. Also the catch lights. Or the reflections of the lights he uses which are reflected in the eyes. As seen in the this photo there are two large white vertical strips in the subject's eyes. These are the individual lights that Schoeller chose to light this portrait. Those catch lights are a large part of why his images...
Chuck Colson had an interesting life, special counsel to President Nixon, incarcerated for his actions in the Watergate scandal, founder of Prison Fellowship, etc. We made a short film about his life, shot at the end of last year. Gorilla Pictures brought me along for this one and we had a lot of fun. Colson was gracious and very open about his thoughts and his choices. Sadly, he died this past April. I have no pictures from the shoot, so I thought I'd post the finished film.
I finally got to shoot in my adopted home town of Santa Barbara. The project was a mini-doc on this shop, but also on creativity, the arts, community, stewardship, etc. The piece is very ambitious intellectually and I look forward to seeing the finished product.
YES. For this shoot it was the Zeiss Master Primes. These are incredible lenses. I've only gotten to shoot with them a few times now. The schedule has never allowed for tests, but I'm very happy with the work that I've done with them. We also shot with the RED Epic for the first time on this shoot. The...
Here are the set photos from a shoot for Priority Health. It was a simple concept and we executed it well. We also used great equipment like the Zeiss Master Primes. Beautiful image. THE COMPLETED PROJECT CAN BE VIEWED HERE.
The faithful G+E crew.
The shoot actually started on an interior shot, which I really liked. However, it ended up on the editing room floor.