I am a Director of Photography shooting high profile award winning History, Science and Arts films and landmark Observational documentary series.
I have worked both in the UK and internationally organising and collaborating with local lighting gaffers, camera operators and grip teams.
My experience as a DOP is wide ranging - from cinéma vérité and observational, to leading large scale multi-camera shoots involving full symphony orchestras and 80 piece choirs. Recently I have trained and become licensed in drone work to augment the skills I can bring to the production.
I can work well independently and accommodate local conditions to editorialise illustrative footage
I have experience in Covid conscious filming techniques to protect contributors from risk and set their minds at ease.
Film-making is my passion. I enjoy variety and am keen to to continue working across the full gamut of filming - from observational films to high production value documentaries to ambitious large scale lighting productions.
Vaughan is an excellent DOP, with an eye for detail and a determination to get everything absolutely right: he made our set up interviews look fantastic. He is a tireless worker who will go the extra mile to get the shot. He has a good sense of humour, someone who is good to work with. I heartily recommend him.
Owner / Director Crux Productions
Vaughan is a first-rate DOP, inventive and imaginative, and a great companion. He shot two of my BBC Four documentaries, about Elgar and about Rostropovich, which look really fabulous. I've been lucky to work with him.
Freelance Series Producer / Director
Vaughan is a wonderful, creative and resourceful DOP. He has lit/shot countless films for me, including many of my absolute favourites. Great times in Ethiopia, South Africa, Greece, Northumberland, you name it.
Sound and Media Producer spiderJAR Ltd
Vaughan is a great guy to work with and his talent behind the camera is exceptional.
Owner of Sony Fx6, Sony A7S3, Sony Fs7 Mk2, Prime, Tilt/Shift lens sets. Sony G master AF set, Streaming camera output available for remote direction.
Kino DivaLED, Dedolights, LED panel lighting. DJI Ronin S gimbal, Microdolly, DJI Mavic 2 Pro and P4 drone - PfCo and insured