I'm a freelance photographer, working between Brighton and London, looking to move forward creatively, technically, and conceptually.
My shoots tend to be fairly laid-back with a decent soundtrack and the odd laugh thrown in, as I believe that work should also be fun. I always have a constant stream of ideas and things I want to shoot, ranging from editorial-style photo stories/features to low-key, natural portrait shoots through to much bigger and more ambitious shoots involving themes, concepts, props, sets etc.... Having the ideas is never a problem, the difficult bit is finding the best way to make the ideas into reality. Hopefully, you, the lovely people of Model Mayhem, can help with that part.
The last few years have seen an increased involvement in video. Depending on the scale of the shoot I can work as D.O.P., cameraman, or video assistant on shoots ranging from corporate videos to full-on creative adventures. I currently shoot mainly on SLRs, but am making an active effort to gain knowledge and experience of a range of other video cameras. You can see my video showreel and some videos I've made here:
However, despite the growing interest in film and video, I maintain photography as an ongoing passion, as well as a job.
I am currently mainly concentrating on paid shoots. However, I am willing to do tfcd work for the right kind of shoot. I am keen on anything that has commercial appeal, but also a creative aspect or unusual element. Of course, any shoot with a strong team or good location is also appealing.
Please Note: If I have any substantial communications with anyone regarding doing a shoot (i.e. anything beyond a very brief enquiry) that means that I genuinely want to work with you. I don't make contacts just for fun. So, if for any reason we lose touch whilst discussing a potential shoot, feel free to get in touch again with a gentle reminder. It's most likely that I haven't lost interest, just been distracted (an occupational hazard of being a busy freelance photographer)
I have just included a few examples of my work here, you can see more at my website www.olivergoodrich.co.uk