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Lost Boat unveiled

It’s finally on my website – the complete Lost Boat shoot I’ve had in my head for years. The location scouting destroyed my little 35/2 lens, the pre-production drove me slightly insane, the props and rowboat filled my driveway, and then … it came together beautifully. The actors brought their characters to life, the crew made it a smooth day and the boat held five people without collapsing.

(You’ll also find it smack in the middle of the latest print edition of Workbook, and earlier this week Workbook picked it up on its blog.)

A few highlights:

Found this location in the final hour of the final day of scouting. Then my lens fell apart.

Don’t mess with Victorian women.

The beard is real. He shaved it off the next day.

Not the man you want guiding your boat.

Even the lowly oarsman gets his portrait taken. 

 The always-brilliant Milo Cawthorne.

Sailors just want to have fun.

For a behind-the-scenes view, see my earlier blog post. For all your talent and hard work, again, my deepest gratitude to the talent, crew and retoucher Rebecca Bausher/Pixel Chick Studios.

 

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