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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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Sample 12 Opening


This February, we will open our doors for Sample 12, theprintspace’s fifth annual group show. The exhibition showcases a cross-section of images by photographers who have printed at theprintspace in 2011. The annual group shows are known for showcasing young and fresh work from photographers such as Alan Powdrill, Roberta Ridolfi, Fabio Lattanzi Antinori, Rupert Nightingale and many more.

Sample 12 was compiled by award-winning reportage photographer Toby Smith. Now we are excited to present outstanding works by professional and amateur photographers including Oscar Rodriguez, Bernat Millet, Maria Konstanse Bruun, Philip Clarke Hill, Olivier Hess and many more.

Sample 12 opens at theprintspace gallery at 74 Kingsland Road on Thursday, 2nd February from 7pm-9:30pm with drinks provided. The exhibition then continues from 3rd to 28th February Monday-Friday 9am-7pm. Admission free!

Photography: Toby Smith

Editing: Holly Stead


London’s Olympic win had a bittersweet tinge in this 1,000-acre morass of derelict industrial land just three miles from the West End. In seven years, this will be the Olympic Park, boasting a spectacular array of stadiums and a pounds 650 million athletes’ village. And already its unique quality ” what psycho-geographers such as Iain Sinclair call a ‘liminal land’ ” a neglected in- between zone with its own unofficial, murky history ” is disappearing.

The Hackney fridge mountain ” Europe’s biggest ” is already gone, as are the Marshgate Lane allotments and the dog track. Can the cooking-fat recycling plants and the kebab-meat factories on Pudding Mill Lane and Waterworks River be far behind?

“The Independent on Sunday”