Shooting content in winter, ready for the high tourism season, meant weather was also a challenge – with La Nina bringing more rain than ever before. But, as the saying goes, there are no cloudy days in tourism! So this required some creative thinking, clever lighting, and commitment to deliver stills that make travellers excited to hit the road and soak up some sun.
There is no stronger kudos that can be given to producers with foresight, the ability to plan (and to adjust on the many variables that confront us!), create strong relationships and have a good time on the job. This makes our subjects open and comfortable, resulting in strong, authentic images.
In addition to blue skies, the brief was to capture the experience – conveying not just visually, but also emotionally - how it feels to watch as a dolphin skims the water’s surface or pluck a juicy peach from a laden tree.