3D Type

I’m happy to be part of the recently published 3D Type Book—the most comprehensive showcase of three-dimensional letterforms ever written—by Fl@33. Featuring over 1,300 images of more than 300 projects by more than 160 designers including Sagmeister, Vaughan Oliver, Milton Glaser, Italo Lupi, Hort and Non-Format. The variety of work is amazing, spanning decades and materials, from nails and balloons to human skin.

, 22 April 2011

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I’ve been working nights everybody

Shooting bands before and after they go on stage in an attempt to capture the most exciting artists in the most candid and revealing of ways, in the seconds prior and the seconds immediately following their live performance.

We’re gathering some great results and getting a worthy hit rate of folks saying “err, okay” despite the huge intrusion at a time most artists are enjoying their rituals.

And whatever they may be, they rarely enjoy and give access to be photographed whilst doing them.

To make it happen takes some work and Ed Bartlett, my super-producer, is hammering all the normal platforms to engage managers and bands to take part and say “yes”. Harder than you think. We’ve a huge amount more to …read on

, 12 January 2011

Pictured, before and after, in order: Editors, Friendly Fires, Plan B, The Prodigy, Tinie Tempah, and the plush studio.

More info here: Beherenowphoto.com, Warchild.org and Tomoldham.com

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chris noble photographer

If you can’t beat them

I’ve been tinkering with the site. I threw out my ideals and ideas of a clean and super-simple front page and gone with a more standard set-up. What’s new?
A blog layout. Bosh. All the wordy posts in one big pile, unless you want to browse a section: click on the tiny section-of-choice heading above posts to do that. As always, click on the logo to head home.
Comments. In the print mag, the letters page was called “comms”, short for “communications” so that’s what the comments are titled, short for “comments”. Handy, that. Until there are new things to make your mark on, go back and have your say about the entries that previously had you thinking without means …read on

, 11 January 2011

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