We pit three visiting GPP2013 instructors: John Keatley, Lindsay Adler & Zack Arias against each other to make a photo in front of a live audience with a 20 minute deadline to shoot a subject they don't know about until moments before they shoot.
The Gulf Photo Plus (GPP) event is an annual photo fest that takes place in Dubai bringing the world's top photographers to teach workshops and seminars in addition to several special events and exhibitions. Learn more here: gulfphotoplus.com/gpp/2013
A short documentary film that follows classical Japanese metal artist Ford Hallam as he recreates a lost masterpiece by the 19th century Mito tsuba artist, Hagia Katsuhira. The project and filming was funded by Mr Bob Morrison and took place from June to October 2009.
Filmed and directed by Brad Schaffer
Produced by Richard Moerdyk and Fixer Film
To learn more about the techniques of classical Japanese decorative metalwork please visit our forum;
We also have available for download text files of the audio in French, Portuguese, Spanish, Italian, Greek and German.
You'll find them on our forum here;
To see more of Ford's work please visit http://fordhallam.com/
Award-winning shooter and editor, Matthew Allard, shares his 23+ years of experience covering breaking news stories around the world — from major sporting events to terrorist bombings — while shooting almost exclusively with large sensor cameras.
Currently based in Kuala Lumpur, Allard works as Team Leader/Cameras for the Asia/Pacific branch of AL JAZEERA, shooting with HD broadcast cameras including the Sony NEX-FS700, the Sony PMW-F3 and the new Sony PMW-F55 as well as a plethora of Canon DSLRs.
As an avid user and follower of new technology, Allard also serves as Technical Editor for DSLR NEWS SHOOTER where his regular contributions reflect his knowledge and passion for technology and pay homage to the humanity behind every news story.