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Harper's Bazaar Photoshoot - Alicia Vikander Leaps to New Heights—in Life and Fashion

Check out the images from this Harper's Bazaar photoshoot - Alicia Vikander Leaps to New Heights—in Life and Fashion. Jumping over from film into the world of editorial fashion is always fun, I worked as a photo-assistant on this shoot for celebrity photographer Mariano Vivanco. Vivanco was incredible to work for and it’s amazing how much you can learn when you are working for a master of their craft. We did this entire shoot in Forsyth Park here in Savannah. Click on the image to see the full article.

Hallmark's Love to the Rescue (2019) - Gallery

Here is a promotional still I photographed, from Hallmark's upcoming film, Love to the Rescue (2019). This is the third film directed by Steven R. Monroe I have worked on. He is an amazing director and he knows exactly what he wants. These films are enjoyable to work on and the cast is always fantastic. Click on the image to see all 17 images from the gallery.

Nikki Deloach & Michael Rady - Love to the Rescue (2019)

Nikki Deloach & Michael Rady - Love to the Rescue (2019)

Soldier's Heart (2019) - Poster

Soldier's Heart (2019) - Poster

Here’s the first official poster for Soldier’s Heart (2019) our upcoming short film about Post traumatic stress disorder set in the post-Civil War south.

The film stars Thomas Clay Strickland, Merrik Foune, Sheril Rodgers, Victoria Fraunberge, and Jared M. Reeder. This period drama was wrote, directed, and produced by myself Seth F. Johnson. The film was produced by Emily Croke, Michael Anthony Brown, Randy, Shannon, and Merrik Bocook. It was written by Karin Johnson, Darby Abraham.

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Soldier's Heart (2019) - Teaser Images 2

Soldier's Heart (2019) - Teaser Images 2

Soldier's Heart (2019) is a post-Civil War film about John, played by Thomas Clay Strickland, a soldier who has recently returned from the Civil War. John is unable to fully come home because of the mental and emotional wounds he has suffered during battle. Not understanding the way he feels and the thoughts he is having, he sets up a camp on his property in an attempt to continue living as a soldier. His daughter Sarah, played by Merrik Foune, who wants her father back, tries to find a way to help John return home. Seeking guidance from her grandmother, played by Sheril Rodgers, she attempts to build a relationship with her suffering father.

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Soldier's Heart (2019) - Teaser Images 1

Soldier's Heart (2019) - Teaser Images 1

Here are three still images from Soldier’s Heart (2019) a short film that I was lucky enough to have the opportunity to write and direct.

Soldier's Heart (2019) is a post-Civil War film about John, played by Thomas Clay Strickland, a soldier who has recently returned from the Civil War. John is unable to fully come home because of the mental and emotional wounds he has suffered during battle. Not understanding the way he feels and the thoughts he is having, he sets up a camp on his property in an attempt to continue living as a soldier. His daughter Sarah, played by Merrik Foune, who wants her father back, tries to find a way to help John return home. Seeking guidance from her grandmother, played by Sheril Rodgers, she attempts to build a relationship with her suffering father.

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Gear Review - Sony RX100 VA

Gear Review - Sony RX100 VA

The Sony RX100 VA is a fantastic little camera I picked up to use for tight spaces, dolly, and jib shots. Paired with the SmallRig Cage Kit this is a fantastic little piece of gear. Always a joy when I get to take this camera out and use it on set.

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MovieMaker Magazine - Best Places to Live and Work as a Moviemaker 2019: Top 10 Small Cities and Towns

MovieMaker Magazine - Best Places to Live and Work as a Moviemaker 2019: Top 10 Small Cities and Towns

Back in 2016 I was interview by MovieMaker Magazine about working as a filmmaker in Savannah, GA for their Best Places to Live and Work as a Moviemaker 2016: Top 10 Small Cities and Towns.

See link here - https://www.sethfjohnson.com/blog/2017/4/22/moviemaker-magazine-best-places-to-live-and-work-as-a-moviemaker-2016-top-10-small-cities-and-towns

Now for the 4th year in a row my home town of Savannah, GA has made the list and one of my still images has been featured in the article. This image is from the set of Emperor (2019). A civil war drama which I think will prove to be amazing once it is released.

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Gear Review - Sony Alpha 7R III

Gear Review - Sony Alpha 7R III

For my daily unit stills photography needs my go to camera is the Sony Alpha 7R III with Sony FE 70-200mm f/2.8 GM & Sony FE 24-70mm f/2.8 GM Lenses. I put the camera in the SmallRig QR Half Cage + Left Side Wooden Grip and then top it off with the fantastic SmallHD FOCUS 5“ Monitor.

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Interview with - WSAV (Local Savannah news)

Here is an interview I did with Savannah's local news WSAV on their show The Bridge. The interview was about what its like working as a Unit Still Photographer in Savannah, GA. This was a really fun interview, glad I was able to be a part of it.

An LA Minute (2018) - Poster

Excited to announce that I shot the poster image for An LA Minute (2018). Gabriel Byrne and Kiersey Clemons were both absolutely awesome to work with!

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Royal Bank of Canada TV Commercial, 'Success Defined' Featuring Dustin Johnson - BTS / EPK

Here is a still from an interview I shot with Dustin Johnson for a Royal Bank of Canada TV commercial with Transition Productions! We shot at the Sea Pines Resort in Hilton Head! Click on Image to see the full commercial!

Living the Dream (2017) - Southern Wrestling

Here is one of my still images from Living the Dream (2017) which aired on Sky One in Nov 2017. Working on this show was an absolute bast. Kevin Nash, Buff Bagwell, and Leslie Jordan from episode 4 "Krakatoa."

Living the Dream (2017)

Galveston (2018) - SXSW World Premiere

Galveston (2018) will be having its world premiere at SXSW this year! This is a still image I took of Elle Fanning and Ben Foster aka Rocky & Roy! It is one of the first official stills to be released for the film! Very Exciting!

Galveston (2018)
Source: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2315596/?ref_=...

Death of a Dream (2017) - Short Film

I directed a short film called  Death of a Dream (2017) which was shot entirely on a 23 foot sail boat! It was a huge learning experience and was some of the hardest days I have ever had on a set. Filming out on the ocean with six crew members, three actors, and two sailors was very challenging! Enjoy!

Living the Dream (2017)

Images I took for Sky TV's Living the Dream will be featured in this months issue of The British Society of Cinematographers! 

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