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Filming ‘Botany Bay’ with Kelly Oliver

Like a lot of shoots, this one was initially all about the location search. After hearing a demo version of the title-track from Kelly Oliver’s new album, I had a fairly fixed idea in my…

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Photographing Blue Rose Code

To be truthful, by around the middle of this year I’d felt I’d lost some motivation for photography. Virtually all my work this year has been videos (which I love doing), with maybe just a…

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Filming ‘False Light’ with The Willows

This video had been brewing for a while.  I’d been talking to Ben Savage about a potential video project for The Willows and in April he sent me over a rough mix of the ‘False…

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10 things that changed the way I see the world

Here are the things I’ve read, seen or heard that, on reflection, have had the biggest influence on the way I think about life.  I have no rea idea whether anyone who stumbles upon this…

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What I’m listening to….

A scratchpad to note stuff that I’m currently listening to.  Right now, this is the music that’s inspiring me to keep doing what I’m doing…   Karine Polwart ‘Laws Of Motion’ Latest album from one of…

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“Where did you learn to shoot like that?”

Rob, I have watched your video from singer-songwriter Kitty Macfarlane for her new single ‘Man Friendship’.  This is a beautifully shot video.  I have been working on the Somerset Levels for several years and made…

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Filming ‘Man, Friendship’ with Kitty Macfarlane

When you’re building up for an album release there’s typically a lot going on; final tweaking of recordings, mastering, artwork, distribution, PR, sorting out tour dates etc.  Then your label drops a release date and…

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The impact of a header photo…

I think my recent review of Cambridge Folk Festival 2018 for the Folk Radio site might be the most ‘read’ thing that I’ve ever written. I suspect that it’s in part due to this lead…

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Chris Fox: Filming ‘Tinseltown’

It was back in November when Chris Fox initially got in touch about making a video to support his single release. One of the nice things about working within the music scene (or at least…

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Threaded: Filming ‘Sooner Tomorrow’

I’d met Threaded when we filmed a Big Comfy Session with them back in 2016.  I remembered them being lovely people as well as being seriously talented muso’s, so I was made up to get…

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