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Introducing the Blade Runner Project

The year 2012 was a slow year for my photography. I did little work that challenged me, and almost no studio work at all.

I want to change that in 2013. The longer I leave something stagnant, the harder it is to pick it back up again. Momentum is a precious commodity.

Over the last few years, I’ve learned a little bit about portrait lighting, and managed to create some interesting and pleasing images. But I want to improve my game, and to do that, I will learn by studying the work of a master. I’ve always loved cinematic lighting, and Ridley Scott’s movie Blade Runner has some of the most gorgeous, moody and expressive photography I’ve ever seen.

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