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Photographer of the Month - David James (July 2020)

Posted by sean aickin on

Wiki Waitai threw a few questions at friend of the shop, David James about his journey from Wellington to Blenheim via New York and Canada. Name: David James Instagram handle: @marlborough_lights How did you get into fashion photography?I really wanted to shoot bands for album covers. I got into photography because of artists like Mick Rock (the photographer) and David Bowie. I had this photo album of Bowie at home when I was 13yo. And I remember thinking: ‘this is the answer to everything right now’. I really liked his post-Ziggy days in Paris and Berlin. It just exudes cool. And...

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Chasing Waterfalls and Ten Questions for sean aickin by Wiki Waitai

Posted by Darren Cliff on

Chasing Waterfalls is the third solo exhibition from Splendid co-founder, sean aickin. It is a 'work in progress' exhibition featuring three images (as shown here) from a wider body of work that is still being shot. Focussing on waterfalls each image is shot on a Ilford Harman Titan 4x5 Pinhole Camera using Ilford 4x5 HP5+ Film. For this show each negative was high resolution scanned by Good Sheet, printed large and then custom framed by Elliot Creative. Produced in an edition of 6 these images are still available for purchase.  10 Questions for sean aickin by Wiki Waitai: Why do you choose to...

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