This video was shot during a period of 2 months from public vantage points, private offices I was allowed access to and places where I shouldn't been.
The locations shown include The Tower of London, Liverpool Street Station, Big Ben, Heron Tower, Barbican, London Wall, Earl's Court Station, Bishopsgate, Millennium Bridge, Embankment, Kings Cross, Paternoster Square, Changing the Guard, Royal Exchange, Piccadilly Circus and Tate Modern.
All sequences were captured as RAW images and manipulated in After Effects to achieve the miniature / tilt shift look. In total I shot 25,850 images and 4,980 made it into the final edit.
Music: "London" by Vanessa Carlton
Camera: Canon 5D mark II with either 14mm 2.8 L II or 24mm 1.4 L
Derek Warwick is a former racing driver who competed in 147 Formula 1 races in the 80s and early 90s. He is currently the president of the British Racing Drivers Club and an FIA driver steward, for instance at Monaco 2014.
Derek won the 24 hours of Le Mans in 1992 and was World Sportscar Champion in the same year.
I met with Derek in his lovely house in Jersey to talk about his life in racing. In this fascinating portrait he talks about his progression from Superstoxx to the pinnacle of motorsport, how he always seemed to pick the wrong cars and why Ayrton Senna did not want him to be his team mate in Lotus in 1986.
We also talked about how the sudden death of his brother Paul changed his life and the tough job of ensuring Silverstone is hosting a F1 race every year.
"I did not have enough badness in me" - a fascinating person talking about one of the best decades the sport has seen... raw racing.
Mark Arnall has been in Formula One since 1997 starting as the fitness trainer and therapist for Mika Häkkinen. After Mika retired in 2001 Mark moved on to look after Kimi Räikkönen. He is now widely known as Kimi’s trainer.
Professionally Mark is the closest person to the driver during race weekends and between events with unique insights into the makeup of these fiercely competitive people.
In this portrait Mark shares his experiences from his life in racing in the past 17 years and talks about how to prepare drivers to perform in the optimum way.
He also covers insights into why Kimi Räikkönen, Mika Häkkinen, Sebastian Vettel are just a little more competitive than the rest of us.
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