Toby Smith

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I’ve enjoyed and naturally moved towards full multimedia in 2014.  4K cameras and professional sound give clarity, bite and realism to subjects.

I’m also very proud to welcome Brian and Chloe to the team here.  Together we’ve ramped-up production quality on-set and sped-up turn around back in the editing studio.  Testing both the new camera and editing workflow has been a crucial part of the last 2 months.

The second example video is a montage of over 78,000 5D Mk3 RAW files, processed groomed and edited to create a stunning day to night sequence in 4K.  The camera was fitted with a 17mm TS Lens and mounted in a custom solar powered marine housing.

 

Sealand

The Principality of Sealand is an unrecognised self-declared state (or micronation) located on a British-built platform in the North Sea. Its mass consists of HM Fort Roughs, a former Second World War Maunsell Sea Fort, off the coast ofSuffolkEnglandUnited Kingdom.

While it has been described as the world’s smallest country, or the world’s smallest nation,  Sealand is not recognised by any established sovereign state, although Sealand’s government claims it has been de facto recognised by the United Kingdom and Germany.

In February 2013 I was privileged enough to visit Sealand with Michael Bates and his son on assignment for the Sunday Times Magazine.  A fascinating day of Photography and Video…

Cinematic Showreel

Cinematic Showreel from Toby Smith on Vimeo.

A cinematic show-reel combining footage shot over the last 3 years of my career. Many of the clips echo my large format compositions and were captured during personal projects or assignments across the world.

Locations include Scotland, England, China, India and Madagascar. Music is “The Great Drive By” by Funki Porcini and is licensed from Ninja Tune (UK) whilst the edit and grade was done by Daren Nair here in London.

Please contact me for any further information on the projects, assignments or indeed licensing of existing footage. Technically the work is either Time Lapse or HD Video captured on a Canon 5d Mkii.

Behind the Scenes video clip from the BBC Natural World Feature: Madagascar, Lemurs and Spies.

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