Questionnaire from my daughters India and Tianna
India: Your first music concert?
Me: “The Ruts” a niche punk band, only hit Babylons Burning
India: biggest lie you ever told?
Me: I’m you father!! .. haha..no really!! still love you though…
India: Thanks Paps!
Tianna: haha..knew that!
India: What is your greatest work achievement?
Me: Being able to work in this industry is very cool, I never believed I would be able to make a living from doing something I would do as a hobby!
Tianna: Who or what inspires you?
Me: Everything…the weather, places, art directors, movies, other photographers, people can be very inspiring for doing amazing things, I never stop being inspired by weird and creative ideas.
India: What would you have done if it wasn’t photography?
Me: As you know I would have been a pilot like grandpa, but my colour blindness stopped that..awkward seeing as I do photography now!! Love Quantum mechanics too..how does that all work??
Tianna: Who would be your celebrity wife?
Me: Liv Tyler could be the lucky girl if she played her cards right!!
India: Wow you are punching way too high there!
Tianna: What would be your dream commission?
Me: Couldn’t possibly answer that..but anyone who might commission me to go to Antarctica would be awesome.
India: What is the most dangerous thing you ever did?
Me: I’m not sure, things I did when I was younger seem dangerous now; however I crossed the sahara desert on a camel, would have been pretty edgy if I had lost contact with my Tuareg guide.
India: Do you have any phobias?
Me: Heights..totally irrational but hate heights! Although when I work from helicopters I forget about it…luckily.
Tianna: Your favourite sport?
Me: Rugby and cycling .
India: Would you liked to have been a woman?
Me: Interesting ..living with you and Tianna and Mama..think we’ve got girl power covered I’m good as I am thanks!
India: Favourite Country ?
Me: Possibly Iceland, Namibia or India all are so beautiful.
India: Is that where my name came from?
Me: yeah..lucky you could have been Myanmar!
India: How long have you worked with Dave?
Me: I don’t know, 20 years at least, he has always been my assistant and now he is a qualified drone pilot, so he keeps making himself indispensable .. he is also the funniest person I know which helps!!
Tianna: What is your tattoo about?
Me: It is the golden ratio; the mathematical ratio found in nature. The reasons why we find something beautiful to look at, it gives meaning to what i do ..mathmatically speaking!! As you know the ratio of 1:1.6..haha!
India: Everyone you work with gets a nickname what is yours?
Me: Ha ..Risky! blame Mama for that.
Tianna: What would you rescue from our burning house?
Me: Are you planning a party?? Just you girls ..oh and maybe my Aston!!
India: What makes you angry?
Me: Politics and watching Rugby!
Tianna: What scares you?
Me: How quickly you both grew up..and how old I got!
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