Katie Burnside and Sam O'Leary
My 'proper job' is as director/creative director of a specialist contemporary circus production company working in live events, film & television around the world. Here are a few 'behind scenes' moments from my work at Acrobat Productions.
Shots from various TV Commercials, Movies, and live events in Toronto, Prague, Beijing, Mumbai, New Delhi, London, Muscat & Bangkok.
Tina Clay: Shot at a campsite on the banks of Lake Windermere while on a road trip to the Edinburgh Festival. Shot outside in broad daylight using off camera flash and a high aperture to turn the background Black.
Rachael Price: Shot in her flat with natural light from window.
Lilli Muehleisen: Portrait at Mill Yard Collective.. my first attempt at studio photography.
Dan Thomas: Standing in for Lilli while I try out settings.
Michele Laine: Quick Guerilla photo in front of a huge Softbox on set while shooting a TV Commercial for Sony in Prague.
Katharine Arnold: Make Up prep on set for a Magazine shoot for Alexander McQueen.
Louise Gibb: Quick lighting/make up test during my second studio photoshoot. Single Speedlight with shoot through umberella and reflector.
Dan Thomas: Another stolen moment on set in Prague during the Sony TV Commercial Shoot.
Simon Peevers: Natural light, Bordeira, Portugal.
Sam O'Leary: Natural light. My nephew, derelict factory, Halifax, West Yorkshire.
Siobhan Johntone: Dressing room, Hackney Empire, London.
Various performance pics from shows and events including a number for Cirque Demain, Paris.
Guerilla video shoot with the talented Nathan & Isis, currently touring with Cirque Du Soleil. Shot at just down the road at Pitstone Windmill, Hertfordshire (Britain’s Oldest Windmill).
Pig: Herefordshire. Burj Kalifa: Dubai, Antlers & Skulls: Wyoming, USA. Sun Fish: Portugal (It's over 2m long). Cat & Mouse: Lisbon, Portugal. Frozen: Chipperfield, Hertfordshire. Mirror Lake: Yosemite National Park, USA. Angel of the North: Gateshead. Apartments: View from hotel room at Midnight, Shanghai, China. Woodland: Ashridge, Hertfordshire. Coyote: Yellowstone National Park, USA. Canal: Grand Union Canal, Kings Langley, Hertfordshire. Bridge: North Wales. Boats: Sandbanks, Dorset. Harbour Lights: Swanage, Dorset. Snow: Grand Union Canal, Watford. Fish: Lisbon, Portugal.
Dollerup, 23rd July 2016