November 30, 2012

Dark-Side Of The Lens

Surf photographers are an interesting lot.  Heroes of the surf all, the best bravely move with fierce determination directly towards a force of nature that engulfs, mangles, and tries its best to break their bodies into many tiny broken pieces.  How do they manage to survive, let alone capture beauty in the blink of a moment?

 

Surf Photographer Mickey Smith shares his thoughts on it with poetic prose.  The photography and cinematography is fantastic.  Judging by the list of awards this film has already received, I’m certainly not alone in this opinion either.

Here’s a list of the awards this film has already received:

Directors cut and cinematic sound mix.

Winner – Best Cinematography, Rhode Island International Film Festival, 2011

Winner – Action Sports Category, Vimeo awards 2012

Winner – Best Cinematography, 5Point Film Festival 2011

Winner – Grand Prize – Chamonix Film Festival 2011

Winner – Best short – New York Surf Film Festival 2011

Winner – Digital short of the Year, Surfer Poll

Winner – Relentless Short Stories 2011

Winner – Driven Creativity award – Professional Category

Winner – Amstel Surf Film Festibal, Peoples Choice award

Winner – Best short, Sheffield Adventure Film Festival

Winner – Best International Short, Canadian Surf Film Festival

Winner – Best Short, Waimea Ocean Film Festival

 

Mickey’s new website will soon be up here: mickeysmith.ie 

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