Photojournalism: A Dangerous Year

“For me, the strength of photography lies in its ability to evoke a sense of humanity. If war is an attempt to negate humanity, then photography can be perceived as the opposite of war and if it is used well it can be a powerful ingredient in the antidote to war.” – James Nachtwey

Old Father Thames: An Interview with Julia Fullerton-Batten

From my start as a photographer, the staging of my sets has been cinematic, much like a still extract from a film. My lighting techniques have followed suit and are now more dramatically cinematic. At the end of the day, photography is about light, colour, emotions revealed in my model’s expressions. For me, it’s primarily about lighting and colour. I can make a drab, mundane setting something incredible lighting it cinematically with a mixture of flash and daylight working with cross-lighting.