MenThere is always an ego – writing large even in the sense of candid. They are aware, but I hope to grab a millisecond of the flip side; that unguarded moment – the vulnerable part or the inner strength. Note the youngsters. As with women, rapport, getting to be with the subject, have him trust my eye and our process is crucial. A film camera seems to diffuse the tension at times. The same thing happens when there is no flashgun or big cases of ‘guns’ or ‘brollies’. The architect is in his own design, captured on his wedding day – great artist. Here are fine men: the mechanic, CEO, Botanist, drummer (guess?), violinist and adolescent.
90% of these are on film, daylight and simple reflectors; curtains, walls and ordinary surroundings. Digital is the Nikon D300 with wide zoom.