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Mark Hood
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I got this book as a 'Secret Santa' gift... absolutely enormous book, full of useful inspiration & a great way to see how the experts picked their 'best' images. That's something I've always struggled with! 
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Absolutely fascinating - the costumes fade into insignificance next to Deborah's passion though! You should get a long interview with her some time, I could listen for hours. If someone has that much enthusiasm for a subject it can draw me in whether I enjoy the subject matter or not.

I am sorry I missed the show when it was in London, though.
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Ted, do you use a light-meter for video? I would assume so, it doesn't seem your style to just eyeball it :)
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Loving the new format - much more polished, the extra time you're spending is definitely showing! The content is as interesting as ever, too!
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I got two versions of this from Google - the other had bad sound, so this is a lot better. (I posted some of this on the other vid, sorry about that - I guess you removed it).

If someone clicks the link to the live show before the event starts, it does give you a countdown to the start time... so if you're not sure when it'll be in your timezone then that might help.

Looking forward to this!
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I'd love to hear your view on how to get started selling fine-art prints - especially if you're trying to do it alongside a day job... I'm just getting going on Etsy, which spurs the question!
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The Silver Swan at Bowes Museum... a clockwork automaton dating from 1773!
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Fantastic video - and that wet-plate development process is just magical! 
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Sounds awesome, Ted - really looking forward to seeing what you come up with! The production values continue to improve, so I'm sure i'll be gorgeous...
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I've backed them - at the time of writing, 24 hours after they start and they've broken $100,000! Film Nerds Unite...
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I have a Lubitel 2, old Soviet TLR - it's a lot of fun, but really makes you take your time. Of course, that's no bad thing!
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Hi Mark,

I used to have one of those Lubitels. It was certainly great fun to use. The thing I like about TLRs is the slightly different point of view you get (always looking slightly upwards).

I hope you have fun with the Lubitel!
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Glowering skies over the Lake District... Grasmere
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How nice! Wonderful photography, love the moody sky! Thanks for sharing it.
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Engineer & Photographer
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  • Comverse Technology
    Technical Lead, 1999 - present
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Bristol - Woking - Aachen - Madrid - Duesseldorf - Reykjavik - Hong Kong
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Photographer and engineer
Introduction
Living in Woking, taking interesting pictures, and working altogether too hard. Not necessarily in that order.

I have a fascination with the unseen or barely-seen world around us, and the tales we tell each other to make sense of it. As such, many of the photographs you find here will be of a fantastical nature, inspired by myths and legends as well as some well-known works of more modern fantasy fiction. 

There are also some more 'down-to-earth' but equally beautiful images if flights of fancy aren't your cup of tea - but I hope you'll spend a while browsing.
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Improving my photography by the radical tactic of doing it more often.
Education
  • University of Bristol
    Electrical & Electronic Engineering, 1991 - 1994
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