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Fuse – How It All Came Together

FUSE is Dave Wortley’s entry to the Kayak Session Short Film Award 2014. Many of you may have seen the edit over the last few months but here is the background info on what it took to make it happen.

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It’s a project I’ve been working on for a few years, I’ve taken lots of photos and videos at Hurley and I wanted to make something new and different. I’ve always been interested in night-time photography, shooting blurry water long exposures and I’ve taken photos at most of the Thames weirs at night where we go paddling. I’ve done a few night-time sessions with lights and had been thinking about a way to film something at night which would be visually interesting. I had thought about using spot-lights or flash-lights but I wanted to find a way to illuminate the kayaker. Continue reading

Tight Fit – Kayak Footrests

We all know that feeling – The deep pain/numbness associated with being packed tightly into a plastic container and thrown around for an hour or two. Continue reading

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