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Smokehouse, John Ross Jr., Aberdeen.

Smokehouse, John Ross Jr., Aberdeen.

Scotland has some of the very best seafood and here is one example of how it's processed. The brief was to capture a day-in-life of John Ross Jr. in Aberdeen for a Waitrose editorial story. Smoked salmon production isn't a picturesque affair so imagination is a real help.

To get this page turning diptych to work a small flash was placed at the back wall facing towards the camera with another over the camera exposing the fireman. Once the first piles of sawdust and woodchips were lit the portrait was quickly shot and the light removed. Then the second shot was captured. 

Five minutes to set up and less than five more to shoot both shots.