Neon & Night come together in these moody double exposures:
Camera: Canon EOS 3
Film: Cinestill 800T
Location: Melbourne, Australia
Scott on this Series:
“An ongoing series of mine titled “This Must Be the Place”, has a focus on the night-time through double exposure portraits of friends and fellow photographers with neon signs. Being able to combine two separate moments into one has mostly unlimited potential for composition as well as the ability to at times create openly interpretive stories. I am heavily inspired by cinema which is one of main motives for shooting with Cinestill 800T as I often want to create that cinematic vibe in my images. With the night time, I am incredibly drawn to the dramatic lighting visible during the night through brightly lit store fronts, empty streets and finally, glowing neon signs. I do various amounts of research to discover unique and hidden neon signs in the Melbourne area which has oddly at the same time sparked a weird hobby for myself as I’m often on the lookout for interesting neon signs both day and night. In a rather ironic fashion, I’m actually quite afraid of the dark which I find pretty funny as I’m usually out very late.”
Looking back, I can’t remember the truth. I blew everything out of proportion so I could feel the hurt and betrayal and write about it in vivid detail. It was my own method of torture. My own undoing; and I enjoyed every second of it.