Tuesday 16 December 2014

Ultrawide Projection

Two ultrawide panasonics providing a 7m x 3m HD image from 2m away.
Not bad huh?

Saturday 13 December 2014

Xmas season

Just when you thought it was all over until next year... It's party time, for everyone else anyway. For my sins, I got to construct an audio reactive EQ just before the band came on..

Monday 8 December 2014

A voodoo doll for H&S

Health & Safety Nightmares.

It doesn't have to be this way.
There wasn't even a problem.
We had a truss rated at 4000kgs and a 30kg screen. But the venue insisted on 'paperwork' to show that the truss could 'safely' take the 30kg load.

So the screen lay on the stage for over two hours while we all waited for H&S to be appeased.
The knock-on effect of this was the event being cancelled half way through due to a very simple problem that would have been immediately spotted had not so much time been wasted during the day over nothing.

Wednesday 3 December 2014

Xmas @ T5

A comical moment when the Airport's media dept became a little over-protective about their design remit when I asked them what font they used. Maybe they were worried I might open my own counterfeit airport a few miles down the road.
Anyway, it looked great ( of course) and the client was delighted - as usual.

Wednesday 19 November 2014

Post Tour-matic stress

yet again, the overwhelming silence and the novelty of being in one place for more than two days at a time. Throw in some unshakeable jet lag and you can easily find yourself up at 3am plotting the next round of visual mayhem. After all, it's just a matter of time...

Tuesday 21 October 2014

The Orb - 25th Anniversary Tour

All good things must come to an end ...
and so we finally come to the last few shows and the Grande Finale of the Orb 25th Anniversary tour.
We started in April 2013 and just kept on going right on into Oct 2014

Almost anything can happen during the course of 18 months on the road and this time was no exception. High drama, high jinx and mucho mayhem came to pass, but we came out of the other side with all our fingers and toes and sense of humour still intact.
The band have played some blinding shows and have consistently delivered solid sets to delighted audiences..

.. and the visuals weren't that bad either...

Saturday 27 September 2014

Tomato Factory - Santorini

A perfect venue at a holiday island, but dreadful weather pushed the gig back a day. All the same, deepvisual & long term cohorts Insight Lighting delivered a flawless projection onto the old Tomato Factory at Vlicharda Beach, Santorini..
As you can see below, a good line up slide takes all the hard work out of projection mapping.

I had spent most of my time there wondering where the volcano was, so you can imagine my surprise when the plane finally took off and I saw the 12km wide Caldera of which the whole of Santorini is a small part of.

Monday 8 September 2014

Product launch - Lagos Nigeria

16 screens amid the chaos of an African TV show. One of the  projectors failed 5 minutes before showtime and we had a replacement up, working and mapped within 15 mins...
My first time working with Arkaos Media servers.. can't see me rushing out to buy one anytime soon, but they work and that's what counts...

Tuesday 29 July 2014

Thursday 10 July 2014

Years & Years

The new 'Years & Years' promo required a particularly tricky projection mapping, so who else to call in but deepvisual. A fun day running around a disused pharmaceutical factory in East London was had by all.

Halo - brought to life

deepvisual were asked to bring a video game character to life for a corporate conference in the US.
Needless to say, we handled the tight deadlines and the tricky brief and brought in a first class product.

Monday 23 June 2014

You won't get a medal for it...

Whenever I see someone being reckless at work, I remind them that crew don't get medals for bravery..
However, that isn't always the case. Here is my medal from The Transit Kings - for their only ever live performance headlining at The Big Chill.

Saturday 21 June 2014

Bombay Sapphire - world's most imaginative bartender

Yup, one of the odder gigs for deepvisual, doing cameras at the world's most imaginative bartender competition. It was a fluid affair and a joy to participate in.

Thursday 6 February 2014

The Orb - Rainbow Serpent Festival - Australia

"If there was a performance that you wanted to catch, it would be ambient house pioneers The Orb, who celebrated their 25th anniversary at Rainbow. With stunning visuals flying out of the LED screen behind the duo, their show was an eclectic, cinematic, and purely captivating journey"