Instagram of the Day: Playful Director of Photography and His Crew

Simon Chaudoir founded a satirical blog about his life on shooting area.

Director of photography Simon Chaudoir created a blog about his life at work. During lunch time he takes ingenious staged photographs featuring camera people, photographers, makeup artists and professional artists with expensive video equipment as a props. In his work Chaudoir creates allusions to Renaissance’s art, surreal and avant-garde painting.

“For a long time I had the image in my mind of myself lying on a studio floor having been crushed by a falling lamp. It expressed something that I felt about my working life. I realized that Instagram gave me the platform to explore such images,“ says the director of photography.

Cape-Town October '14. Optic. Taken with the help of @iainkruger @christiaan.beyers Isaura, Bongi & Danie Du Toit.

Фото опубликовано Simon Chaudoir (@simonchaudoir)

Barcelona April '15. Let Us Pray. Taken with the help of Micheal Carlin, @javier_catalan_ Xavi Vazquez, Antonio Martinez and Danta.

Фото опубликовано Simon Chaudoir (@simonchaudoir)

Paris May '15. En Guard ! Entente Cordiale Part Trois. Taken with the help of Anthony Bessy, @GKR75 Gregory Martin, Tony Zarouel and @papajule

Фото опубликовано Simon Chaudoir (@simonchaudoir)

London May '15. Power Struggle. Taken with the help of Tim Wiley, Onkar Narang and Lord Leighton.

Фото опубликовано Simon Chaudoir (@simonchaudoir)

Bangkok January '15. Megaforced - It's A Wrap. Thanks to Jong Kwan, Phuree Toei @leo_berne and Clement Gallet.

Фото опубликовано Simon Chaudoir (@simonchaudoir)

New York. March '15. Dolly-Shot. Taken with the help of @eric_hora @dontlookimnaked @bpositive

Фото опубликовано Simon Chaudoir (@simonchaudoir)

Prague September '14. Construction 2. Taken with the help of Kopejda and @pavvka

Фото опубликовано Simon Chaudoir (@simonchaudoir)

New York. March '15. Handlers. Taken with the help of @dontlookimnaked @oscarthomas Missy Shacklady, Trish Seifried and Mora Golden.

Фото опубликовано Simon Chaudoir (@simonchaudoir)

Prague March '15. Extinguished. Taken with the help of @pavvka and Mirek Minar.

Фото опубликовано Simon Chaudoir (@simonchaudoir)

Bangkok January '15. Vertigo. Taken with the help of Laurent Chanez.

Фото опубликовано Simon Chaudoir (@simonchaudoir)

Greece July '14. Baggage. Taken with the help of @xavitorres_bcn . I am now on holiday and will be absent from Instagram for a while. X

Фото опубликовано Simon Chaudoir (@simonchaudoir)

Colorado August '14. Jo'Higness - The Crew Pay Homage. Taken with the help of @linkeygrip @jameseltondavis & #ILTSGRIP

Фото опубликовано Simon Chaudoir (@simonchaudoir)

Prague April '14. Spin-Cycle. Taken with the help of @pavvka and @honzapandarovinsky

Фото опубликовано Simon Chaudoir (@simonchaudoir)

London March '13. Duck-Shoot. Taken with the help of Gary Owen.

Фото опубликовано Simon Chaudoir (@simonchaudoir)

Hamburg May '13. Playback. Taken with the help of Gregor Stitzl.

Фото опубликовано Simon Chaudoir (@simonchaudoir)

Cape Town March '13

Фото опубликовано Simon Chaudoir (@simonchaudoir)

Cape Town March '13

Фото опубликовано Simon Chaudoir (@simonchaudoir)

North London April '13. Taken with the help of Charlie England.

Фото опубликовано Simon Chaudoir (@simonchaudoir)

Palma June '13. Tension On Set. Taken with the help of John Hardin and Chris Applebaum.

Фото опубликовано Simon Chaudoir (@simonchaudoir)

London July '13. Ring-Light. Taken with the help of @garyvarney

Фото опубликовано Simon Chaudoir (@simonchaudoir)

London October '13. Wrap. Taking with the help of Charlie England and James Knight.

Фото опубликовано Simon Chaudoir (@simonchaudoir)

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