Shooting across the North East of the States and into Canada, working with some extreme winter temperatures.
Up on Mount Washington the temperatures fell below -30C with a wind chill of -50. This combined with winds in excess of 75mph made the shooting challenges fairly substantial.
With your entire skin surface covered, crew communication in this wind becomes a challenge. The large mitts necessary for keeping your hands safe could only be removed for short operating periods and the goggles would steam up and make viewing tricky.
The Red Epic fared remarkably well at these
temperatures...aided by a makeshift thermal blanket and several hand warmers. Cables would freeze to near snapping point and the lubricants on the Angenieux lenses stiffened up fairly drastically.
Some beautifully stark images and steely winter light were the rewards of this tough landscape.