Camera Rig Photography Tutorial by Nigel Harniman

Camera Rig Photography Tutorial by Nigel Harniman

The Long and the Short of It

With the backdrop of the Teme Valley behind me, I paired with Camera Car Rig’s Justin to show how I produce the images you see advertising the fastest cars.

We couldn’t have chosen a better location we filmed at Shelsey Walsh Hill Climb, the oldest active motorsport event in the world.

Although most rigs I use are bulky and need their own transport, this…

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Pan Head Billy – the High Plain’s Drifter


This is Pan Head Billy, a larger than life character, sitting astride his Harley on a dried-up salt lake bed a few miles outside Wendover, a small gambling town straddling Utah and Nevada. 

Not a lot happens in Wendover.

I had been shooting a Ford Fusion campaign in LA and after wrapping that shoot I decided to head out cross county for a road trip to capture landscapes for CGI back plates. Just driving from one state to the next, with the aim of passing through the Bonneville Salt Flats at some point (a great location – different every time).

After several days travelling and many back plates later we arrived. Out of nowhere I spotted 1000-odd bikers – seriously heavy characters – doing speed trials across a salt bed. They had diesel bikes, electric bikes, everything; if it had two wheels you could do the time trial, it was fantastic.



In the middle of all the hubbub was this dishevelled looking Pan Head Harley, we just had to find the rider!


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A joy riding skeleton in a Lamborghini Reventon

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Outlander Insider Scenes to Believe

This week we’ve returned to the studio to shoot the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV (Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle for the uninitiated!). The shots we took are part of a campaign that should be hitting your screens soon. We’re currently working on the post-production, and have four ads to launch. The stills will run alongside the TVC and you’ll see them in your Sunday paper, on billboards and on car showroom walls.

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