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#1 Daniel Smith

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Posted 08 February 2007 - 09:00 PM

Hi.

I've been shooting stills and making films for some years now, but I'm trying to get more experience in the field of stills photography. This is to improve my understanding of framing, lighting and composition. Skills of which will translate into cinematography.

I'm willing to work for travel expenses only, and you will own the rights to all the pictures taken.

I'm using a Nikon D40 with a 27 to 80mm lens (in 35mm equiv.)

If you have a production coming up contact me and I'll see if I'm available.

Daniel.

(Based in Swanley, Kent, U.K)

http://www.myspace.com/ashleysmithd
http://www.youtube.com/ashleysmithd

Edited by Daniel Ashley-Smith, 08 February 2007 - 09:01 PM.

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#2 Richard Boddington

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Posted 09 February 2007 - 12:39 AM

Should I book you through an agent?

I assume you only stay five star?

R,
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#3 Phil Rhodes

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Posted 09 February 2007 - 09:15 AM

Oh be nice, Richard...

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#4 freddie bonfanti

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Posted 09 February 2007 - 10:20 AM

being a still photographer is a great way to learn things on a film set and i think its a good idea, Daniel, especially if you want to learn cinematography.
you just watch things from your own prospective, take your shots and never be yelled at. youre basically a shadow on the film set. however your age might be a problem, most productions may go for older and more experienced folks. what i would do is try on smaller productions, shorts and mostly student films shot in your area.
its definitely not a bad idea

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#5 Daniel Smith

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Posted 09 February 2007 - 10:30 AM

<_< :lol:

Hey my stuff isn't all that bad. This is a shot I got from the D40 some time ago: http://homepage.ntlw...com/bas/da2.jpg

What have people got to lose, £5 for train fare. An experienced stills photographer with fairly good equipment for £5/10 can't be bad.

Edited by Daniel Ashley-Smith, 09 February 2007 - 10:32 AM.

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#6 Daniel Smith

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Posted 09 February 2007 - 10:44 AM

being a still photographer is a great way to learn things on a film set and i think its a good idea, Daniel, especially if you want to learn cinematography.
you just watch things from your own prospective, take your shots and never be yelled at. youre basically a shadow on the film set. however your age might be a problem, most productions may go for older and more experienced folks. what i would do is try on smaller productions, shorts and mostly student films shot in your area.
its definitely not a bad idea

Freddie

Tnx, that's what I liked about the idea, I can just watch and learn without any pressure.

Edited by Daniel Ashley-Smith, 09 February 2007 - 10:45 AM.

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#7 Matthew Buick

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Posted 09 February 2007 - 04:50 PM

Hey! They are good. ;)

I would hire you, could I afford it. :(
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#8 Daniel Smith

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Posted 17 March 2007 - 07:38 PM

I've recently made an account at DeviantArt. It hosts all of my photography.

Check it out:

http://ashleysmithd....rt.com/gallery/
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#9 Annie Wengenroth

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Posted 17 March 2007 - 08:46 PM

Don't let them crush your dreams! :P Take whatever work you can get. If I'd had my head half as straight as yours when I was your age, life could've been way easier for me. (Another story for another time...) It's really cool that you have found something you care about so much, at your age. Maybe you should even try talking to some of the Deviant Art people and trying to network there. Good luck.
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#10 Matthew Buick

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Posted 25 March 2007 - 05:57 PM

Nice stills, Danny. :)

Which brand was that Air Rifle?
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#11 Nick Mulder

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Posted 25 March 2007 - 06:04 PM

Stills on set are a nifty way to get a portfolio going as everything has been lit already and you in effect get credit for it...

Even if you credit the DP, people don't read the fine print ...

Who 'took' that amazing photo ?

You did. <_<
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#12 Chad Stockfleth

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Posted 25 March 2007 - 08:09 PM

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