A Lumiere is a silent film of sixty seconds or less. This is of a remote beach on Unst, the most northerly island in Britain, at the top of Shetland. We had to climb down a blue nylon rope fixed to the cliff to reach it.
A Lumiere is a silent film of sixty seconds or less. This is Muckle Flugga, the rock at the very top of Britain. It sits at the northenmost point of Unst, part of the Shetland Islands. If you head due north you reach no more land before the North Pole.
I'd been wondering what to do with the static camera footage I'd shot over the last few years - landscapes, stone circles, clouds, sunsets, people. Then on Saturday night I saw this post on Pete Ashton's blog about Lumieres - sixty second silent movies with a single static camera angle. Time to dive into the archive...
Here's the Lumiere Manifesto. My efforts to follow.