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Female: Morning Craig, why are we up here? Craig: We’re up here basically to get a shot of one of my mates doing a trick on the quarter say. Female: And this is your, one of your favorite set ups for a shot? Craig: It is, yeah. It’s all to do with the fish eye lens and some of that. And I just shoot on top of the ramp, because it’s just, it gives us that weird, weird perspective on stuff, see. Female: Okay, so with your, with your set up, why are using the umbrellas? Craig: The umbrellas I’m using on top of the ramp close to the rider, it just sort of, because it’s more soft, softer lighting and stuff like that. Female: Yeah. Craig: Give, it gives it a nice sort of effect on him. Female: Okay, better than just using a flash. Craig: Yeah, because the normal flash, it gives, I think it gives like hard, hard shadows sort of things on stuff, see, it’s not very good what I really wanna try and do. Female: What camera are you using today? Craig: It’s a Nikon D70S. Female: Okay, and what lens have you got? Craig: It’s a fish eyed, 10.5 mil lens. Female: And why do you chose that one and again for this shot? Craig: It’s just basically for the sort of shots I wanna get and stuff like that. It gives a weird perspective on, on the angles and stuff you see… Female: Will it look good being up here, do you think? Craig: It looks better for being up here, because it, it sort of, you can get the rider more in the sky sort of thing. The fish eye gives such, such a weird perspective on stuff that I really like using, you know. Female: How do you get about taking the photo, do you track the rider or do you just wait ‘til they’re in frame? Craig: It depends really, you can, I’ve roughly put the camera at the composition that I wanna get and stuff like that and then I see, I wait for him to get into the shot, and I see how high he’s gonna be roughly. And I can judge it a little bit while moving the camera off a tiny bit and it helps to get him at the top of the frame then the ramp on the bottom. Female: Right, okay. Craig: So a bit of both. Female: So with this overall composition, what will you be looking for? Craig: Just basically to frame, to frame the rider as much as I can in the sky and the ramp. Just ensure at the bottom of the frame. Female: How do you get into the photography side? Craig: The photography side was more about the magazine and it’s about, obviously riding BMX at the time and looking at the BMX mags, and just seeing this wild crazy pictures that I always, I always like to imitate sort of thing. Female: Yeah. Craig: So for that sake, it’s just basically from there, yeah. Female: And earlier, you also have a near miss coz you get so close, are you always trying to get in the closest shot and people go over you when… Craig: When you’re using a fish eye lenses and stuff like that is some, you have, if you stand too far away from it, it’s not, you sort of get a bit too much in, if you know what I mean. Female: Okay. Craig: So, you gonna get really close in, into the midst of thing, so that’s really why. Female: So if you can have any kit in the world, what would you want? Craig: It would be a Nikon D300 that I want and few more pocket and a few more flashes. Female: Why the Nikon D300? Craig: The D300 just, I’ve just heard a lot of stuff about it, I read a lot about it, and it’s looking to be a really good camera.