Lighting is one of my more recent creative endeavours.
I enjoy using it as a method of story-telling.
I’ve written a few tutorials on the subject.
15 September, 2022
A few weeks ago I created a short cinematic for a competition. I then completely forgot to say anything about it on my journal. Hashtag - winning at life. Read in full...
9 January, 2021
Cyberpunk Noir – Black and white photography in Night City
Film Noir inspired images taken throughout Night City and the surrounding badlands using Cyberpunk 2077's photo mode. Read in full...
19 May, 2019
Dépayser is ready for pre-order!
Dépayser, the second full length album from Black Metal band Nyss, is available now for pre-order on Avantgarde music. Read in full...
30 March, 2019
Between an occupied City 17, conquered Berlin and infested Dunwall, Viktor Antonov has crafted compelling worlds which seamlessly blend the fantastic with the bleakly real, and are among my favourites in gaming. Read in full...
26 February, 2019
Nyss ‘Dépayser’ – Lighting a mixed media piece
Anna and I recently worked with Black Metal band Nyss, to light and photograph the mixed media cover artwork for their latest album 'Dépayser'. Read in full...
16 February, 2019
Speed lighting – Quick, atmospheric lighting tests in Unreal Engine 4
I recently put together a small journal entry which explains some key lighting principles, demonstrated as predictably as ever with Unreal Engine 4. Read in full...
15 January, 2019
An introduction to lighting using Unreal Engine 4
Despite what my portfolio might lead you to believe, creating a compelling sense of tone, mood and narrative through lighting requires more than just chucking a load of blobs at the screen and hoping for the best. Read in full...
29 April, 2018
Creating ‘Countess – Paragon: Stylised Lighting’
I wrote one of these lighting articles a week or so back and a record-smashing FOUR people really dug it! Enthused and high on my new found fame, I seek to strike gold twice. Read in full...