Daniel Haggett

London based Lighting Cameraman / DoP 

There is a lot to like about this video.  Surf shots can get predictable sometimes, endless perfect glassy waves with surfers in the barrel.  They are impressive, but there are so many of those kinds of pictures and videos about.  I love the fact that Ray Collins has managed to capture something totally different.

 

It is all the more impressive that he isn't a full time photographer.  Working down a mine in Australia can't be an easy job, and getting out filming in the water must the perfect antidote.

Check out the photos from Ray's book here.  There are some beautiful image there, which makes me realise that what ever you are filming or photographing, there is always away to do things differently.