Parting Us is a short documentary by Albert Hooi and TJ O’Grady Peyton about the lives of 15 people living in Ireland during the first phase of the country’s lockdown due to COVID-19. I was tasked with this VFX shot when Albert came to me with the idea.
The shot involved 3d camera tracking, stabilization and rotoscoping. Check out the shot and breakdown below.
Color grade done by Peter Oppersdorff at MPC London and music by Daithí.
‘They’ is an exploration of race and identity in modern society. It was written and performed by rapper @jafarismusic and poet @felispeaks, and we collaborated with an amazing team of diverse Irish artists to create this film — a safe space and an illustration of these powerful and important words.
An experiment in using Google Earth 3D data to render a semi-realistic video of the city and lighting it dramatically with Arnold Sky. It involved capturing the Google Earth data, simplifying it in MeshLab, UV unwrapping it in Blender and finally animating in Cinema4D.
Check out the shot and the VFX breakdown below.
The flatland technique was inspired by photos from Aydın Büyüktaşb, an amazing drone photographer from Istanbul. The process is fairly simple but requires quite a bit of work in post production. I’ll cut to the chase.
You’ll be taking a series of photos with a drone. You’re going…
This past weekend marked my two year anniversary as a concert photographer. I got my first press pass for Forbidden Fruit Festival in Dublin and shot the entire weekend as the ‘semi-official’ photographer for the festival. That was extremely lucky and opened up a lot of doors for me —…