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ABOUT

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.

In my opinion every skill and discipline contributes to the other and all have their own unique challenges and rewards.

Film-making is my passion. I enjoy variety and am keen to to continue working across the full gamut of filming - from sensitive well crafted observational films to ambitious large scale lighting productions.

TESTIMONIALS

Richard Brock

TV Producer

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.

 

John Bridcut

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.

 

David Wilson

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. 

 

Luke Duffield

Sound and Media Producer spiderJAR Ltd

Vaughan is a great guy to work with and his talent behind the camera is exceptional.

  EQUIPMENT

Owner of Sony Fs7 Mk2, Canon CN7 Cinezoom, Sony A7S,  Sony A6500 Prime, Tilt/Shift lens sets.  

Kino DivaLED, Dedolights, HMI’s, LED panel lighting. Gimbal,

Microdolly, DJI P4 and Mavic 2 Pro drone - CAA and insured

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