During a sweeping visit back to Blighy in July 2013, I went to Wiltshire and experimented with taking video footage on a Canon 5DmkII with a Lensbaby Muse. Consequently here’s a little atmospheric semi-narrative music video for my friend Eigenfrequenz’s song ‘Frequenz 18: Zeitgeber’, starring Gestalta as (according to my ad hoc analysis) a “romantic but morbid girl, a bit of a loner, lost in her own world and somewhat obsessed with death” floating around in the swelteringly hot rural English summer meadows thinking dark thoughts. Continue reading
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I went on a road trip up North with my friends, to do a bit of landscape photography. In this context ‘up North’ means to the north-west of Iceland where the coastline is jiggledy jaggledy and so one finds peninsulae. I took these first two pics with a Lensbaby Muse, or as I like to say, my Lenschild Muse, because it can’t be a baby forever (though it is allowed to be a child forever). We stayed in a wooden hut and spent time in various bodies of very hot water, and I learned how to operate a camera without receiving sense data from my fingers.
I made a fleeting visit back to Blighty in March, so I took the opportunity to take some new portraits of my original and perpetual muses, who provide one of the ideal types of modelling demeanour for me – i.e. no small degree of reluctance, mitigated by good humour.