Maisie Broadhead works her photographic magic in this glorious time-lapse video

Date
20 July 2012
Reading Time
1 minute read

More astonishing work here from the one and only Maisie Broadhead, the go-to set designer and photographer for historical photographic parodies. In this collaborative video with filmmaker Jack Cole, we see a sparse room gradually transformed into a very convincing Hall & Adamson photograph. Watch as the model, chomping sleepily on a banana, is dressed by Broadhead in period clothing, lit in an almost Vermeer-like way, and then placed behind a false wall and frame to actually become a photograph. The time-lapse video will be shown at the National Portrait Gallery alongside the original historic photograph it represents.

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Maisie Broadhead and Jack Cole: Ode to Hill and Adamson

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Maisie Broadhead and Jack Cole: Ode to Hill and Adamson

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Maisie Broadhead and Jack Cole: Ode to Hill and Adamson

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Maisie Broadhead and Jack Cole: Ode to Hill and Adamson

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Maisie Broadhead and Jack Cole: Ode to Hill and Adamson

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Maisie Broadhead and Jack Cole: Ode to Hill and Adamson

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Liv Siddall

Liv joined It’s Nice That as an intern in 2011 and worked across online, print and events, and was latterly Features Editor before leaving in May 2015.

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