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To raise awareness of men’s health issues. This year the Movember Foundation is tackling ‘Poor Mental Health’ as one of the biggest health issues faced by men. This 60 second film aims to highlight this. Written, directed, filmed and edited by Michelle Becker Young boy played by – Oliver Webb Animation – Maddi Becke Music […]

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It was such a pleasure to film St Albans Fashion Week showcasing Fashion and Beauty excellence. Turn up the volume and relive every fabulous moment of the spectacular show in this film. St Albans Fashion Week 2015 from Michelle Becker on Vimeo. This unique catwalk show takes place amongst the iconic architecture of St Albans […]

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The journey of dazzling diamond and sapphire ring as it is carefully crafted by hand in Christopher Wharton’s Workshop. Inside Christopher Wharton’s Workshop from Michelle Becker on Vimeo. The film was shot over several sessions as the ring was hand made over time. It featured a very special 4.7 Carat GIA certified pear shape diamond […]

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To test out the new Canon Cinema Camera C100ii colour profiles. Where else would you go than the Butterfly House. Here is a short film using a few special effects. A music video about butterflies. Changing Colours from Michelle Becker on Vimeo.   Equipment: Canon C100ii with Atomos Ninja. Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 Macro USM With […]

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It was great fun working again with the team at Wharton Goldsmith. This time to shoot an advert and set of still photographs for their Engagement Ring campaign. Our lovely couple took a romantic walk around Verulamium Park which ended in an engagement proposal. If you’ve been to St Albans you may recognise the bridge we chose for the big moment. […]

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  We are thrilled that for the third year running Pink Soul Pictures is a Finalist in the St Albans Film Festival. Last year we won The Bechdel Award 2014 for our film Secret Garden.   This year our documentary COASTER has achieved Official Selection and will be screened at the iconic Festival in May. Michael Seres was […]

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Invisible People highlights the personal stories of London’s homeless and discusses why photographer Gavin Mills embarked on a project to shine a positive light on London’s homeless. I found that all the people we spoke to were very excited to be part of a documentary. They were happy that people were taking a positive and non-judgmental […]

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It’s always a good thing to turn up at a shoot and hear the words “Here are the keys to the Ferrari and Lambo, I’ll get the Aston Martin ready…” Supercar Experiences asked me to make a commercial to showcase their amazing fleet of prestigious supercars.     Filming moving cars involved mounting one of […]

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With London Fashion Week approaching, I’m feeling nostalgic about the wonderful success of St Albans Fashion Week and my photos that transformed into posters on the Town Hall. It was amazing to be credited in the programme by the Director, Ellena Ophira “for changing the face of SAFW”. The Cathedral Catwalk Show was really fantastic […]

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Being a wedding photographer is so much more than just turning up and taking photos. When I arrive to photograph the Bride getting ready I can almost feel the butterflies and excitement of such an important time in their lives. I’m the one who will tell you your mascara is smudged or your shirt button […]

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Where better to film a fruit recipe than in a strawberry field. So off I went with the talented food-writer and cook Ren Behan from http://renbehan.com. Our studio was Bullscroft Farm in Hertfordshire and the set was an old wooden seat and strawberry sign found at the farm. We were also joined on the shoot by […]

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So I arrived at ‘Sunhill Police station’ about to meet Philip Bloom and the other filmmakers. Tripod and camera bags in tow. Philip is an amazingly talented Filmmaker and Director of Photography so this was all very exciting. The former home of ITV’s ‘The Bill’ is now a surreal set at Wimbledon Studios. I was […]

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When people tell you they got emotional and cried in a film about someone making a cake, you know you did something right. This was my short film Cake Creation starring fabulous food writer Ren Behan pictured here. I shot the film in a beautiful country cottage with all sorts of distractions you don’t see […]

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I loved being there so much and met some fabulous people. But what is it really like in the photographer’s pit? The photographer’s pit is a complete contrast to the wonderfully glamorous catwalk. It’s a small area at the end of the catwalk with an array of step ladders, tripods and super-sized camera equipment. And […]

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Welcome to my new blog. I hope to bring you the stories behind the photography (and of course lots and lots of my pictures and movies). The kind of thing you would have liked to know about behind the scenes. For example, what it’s really like in the photographer’s pit at London Fashion Weekend, how […]

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