Theatre

Theatre is my passion; and having spent many years working both on stage and off in community and professional theatre I have developed a certain intuition about the feel and flow of a play or musical that helps me create very dynamic images of all the shows I photograph.

My favourite part of photographing a show is being able to capture the work of many different artists. I wouldn't be able to do what I do without the work of the actors, directors, and designers that create the work I photograph. It is an amazing collaboration between some fantastic artists and myself.

I work two ways with theatre photography. Ideally, being granted access to the dress rehearsal is the best way to capture the most interesting and true photos of the production. I try to be as minimally invasive as possible; I never use flash and try to move around the theatre as quietly as I can.

The other option, when dress rehearsal access isn't available, is to book a photocall. The director will choose the scenes they would like photographed and the actors will run smalls parts of them while I snap a few photos of the most dynamic moments. Photocalls are particularly useful before the show has opened to get some promotional shots for publicity purposes.

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