I love my role as unit stills photographer. What I donÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t love is the fact that there is very little information available on this important craft in film making. There are no specialised courses and little other available information sources, until now!
Here is a collection of my articles about how a photographer can make the most of every moment they spend on a film set.
Tech Talk Articles by Angus Young
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If you have a question that you want me to address in my postings please drop me a line.
Sound Blimp Manufacturers
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Unit Stills Photographer Profiles
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Product and Service Reviews
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Blogs, Articles and Resources for Unit Stills Photographers
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Blogs, Articles, Interviews on film marketing and publicity
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Jasin Boland: Movie Poster Photographer SBS Australia Interview
Cnet Exposure Pro profile on Australian stills shooter Alina Gozin’a
2011 Society of Camera Operators Lifetime Achiever, David James on learning from everyone he works with and producing stunning publicity stills:
The magnificent Jasin Boland talking about his favourite gear and the joys of working alongside a talented DoP. Jasin is an amazingly engaging speaker, really knows his stuff and creates sensational movie stills. Jasin works predominantly on action films so talks about how lucky he is to often shoot without a blimp on film shoots. This interview was recorded during the making of Aeon Flux.
Baz Lurhmann and his on set photographer, James Fisher talk about the importance of the role of a photographer on a film shoot, in particular about the making of Baz’s epic feature film Australia.
Torchwood: Up Close – The Photographer Adrian Rogers talks through life as the stills photographer for BBC’s science fiction series Torchwood
Bruce Talamon – Stills Photographer includes demo of Jacobson sound blimp and a brief history of the product.
John Platt – Australian cinematographer turned unit still photographer talks of his unit still photography using Fujifilm’s mirrorless X-T1 camera.
Know of other good resources? Drop me a comment or an email and I’ll include it in my list!