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David Brewis Dress Up Video Directed By Andy Martin - This is Sunderland

School of Language – Dress Up Video

Recently I filmed and directed a video to accompany a School of Language song, one of David Brewis’ (Field Music) rather excellent other musical pursuits! And on 7th April 2014, it got released online: Filmed entirely along our beautiful coastline from Sunderland to South Shields, the video shoot consists of around 5,000 still images shot [...]

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Andy Martin - Moonrise over Roker

Digitalab Featured Photographer

So, a couple of months back I was asked to be a featured photographer on the Digitalab blog. As I regularly use Digitalab, based in Byker, for my E6 and C41 film processing (despite their name, they offer a 2 hour turnaround still!), and they’re a grand bunch of people, I naturally said yes. Choosing [...]

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Ilford Factory Tour – Where Black and White Film is Made!!

I spotted a posting from Ilford Photo (Harman Technology) online a few months back offering a day’s tour of their photographic film and paper factory based in Mobberley, Cheshire. Being a complete film obsessive, as well as a love of industry in general this was too good an opportunity to miss. Emails were exchanged, accommodation [...]

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Lumiere Durham 2013 – in 4 minutes!

I headed to Durham to shoot some scenes of the fantastic Lumiere festival that took over the City in November. The resulting video was captured on Friday 15th and Saturday 16th.   It’s also not an entire record of Lumiere, there were bits that I didn’t make it to for a number of reason unfortunately. [...]

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Roker Park Lights (Illuminations) 2013 – Timelapse Video

Shot a series of timelapse scenes in Roker Park on the 3rd November 2013, the final night of the Roker Lights (Illuminations). It’s something I’d intended to do last year to include in the 1st TIS timelapse video but for whatever reason it didn’t happen. This year I was determined to capture the impressive scenes before it finished for another year!

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Chemical World: Wetplate Collodion Photography

*UPDATE* Visit the Silver Sunbeam – www.silversunbeam.co.uk – to see all of Andy Martin’s wetplate portrait and landscape work. *UPDATE* Not a lot of people know this. But for the past 3 years or so, I’ve been realising a long time dream and experimenting with some slightly obscure chemicals in the name of exploring the [...]

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