This is the second film from the Freedom Through Photography project that featured photographers David Cleland, Andrew James and myself. This one is Andrew's mission to photograph Tom, a sheep farmer in the beautiful Lake District (UK). As you can see from the stunning black and white shots in the film, Andrew not only nailed the assignment, but he also created some wonderful photographs that show both the amazing quality from the Fuji's X-M1 and the awesome X-Trans sensor, plus what a great eye Andrew has.
The purpose of the Freedom Through Photography project was to showcase the collaboration between Fujifilm UK and outdoor bag company Millican. Thanks to the great folks at Millican (especially founders Joritt and Nicky), we X Series shooters now have a dedicated bag for all our great Fuji toys. The bag featured in the film above is the 'Christopher', but there is also the option of the smaller 'Robert' bag. These bags are really high quality and will last for years. You can see the Millican bags for the Fujifilm range HERE.
A big thumbs up for director Giles Brown and camera guys Andrew Lawrence and James Barns. As well as being great guys, I'm sure you will agree that the quality of these films are fantastic. Credit to Sophie Crewdson, for not only co writting the screenplay with Giles for these films, but Sophie was also my guide while shooting my part at the Lake District. If you missed the first film from this project by David Cleland, you can click HERE to watch it now.
Andrew also has an in-depth article on street photography at the moment in Digital Camera Magazine (UK issue 148), which has three photographs of mine and features some other great photographers.
The next Freedom Through Photography film will feature yours truly. Be afraid (I know I am).