Opera Australia was dealing with unions, floating building site regulations - the stage being on the water; generally a liability nightmare. I showed up for the big photo shoot without the OK from anyone, which sent up all the red flags....
Somehow, after donning a helmet, a fluorescent vest and a life jacket.... I was on the photo barge with both my large video camera on a tall tripod, and a stills camera.
The opera company ended up using my still shots and my slow motion HD video footage.
It's often best to go with the flow, and I think we all managed to do just that, and everybody won.
|Rinat Shaham - Opera Singer|
The slow motion footage of Rinat at the end of this video is from this shoot:
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