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I came to running late in life. I used to hate it. Now I get it. I love it now, but I still hate it. #runningfree #justdoit #scotland_lover
United fans. Manchester. 2016. Shot on commission for @11freunde_red #manchester #red #thisgirlcan #footballgirl
New image from my documentary series 'Street Fight 2' and also how I will feel if 'they' get in again #election2017 #boxing #ghana #africa #accra
Shot on commission for @wateraid. #portraits #ghana #wateraid
#Repost @avauntmag with @repostapp・・・UP CLOSE: Boxing by @lucajsage – This ‘David and Goliath’ bout was nothing short of extraordinary and unforgettable. No glitz, no glamour; just pain and passion. This is street fighting in Bukom, Ghana – a small, poor fishing village renowned for its remarkable ability to produce world champion boxers. Fighting has always been revered and embedded in their culture – arguments are simply settled with a fight. Photographing inside the ‘ring’ dictated a completely different approach compared to my normal slow, meditative, large-format portraiture. There’s nothing quite like having two rampaging boxers wielding battered, heavy, leather gloves, inches from your lens, to make you ‘float like a butterfly’. Be under no illusion, these fights are for real; the thwacks of the punches still echo in my memory.
Bare Knuckle Fighter, Secret Venue, South London, 2015. Shot on commission for @viceuk #bareknuckleboxing #boxing
Bare Knuckle Fighters, South London, 2015. Shot on commission for @viceuk #boxing #bareknuckle #vice #documentary
‘Patrick’ 2013. I met Patrick in Accra a week before he was due to leave for a fight in London. He’d trained hard for three months and I had total respect for the way he’d committed and conducted himself over that time. He was in prime  shape for the fight and I’m absolutely sure he would have won…if his visa application had not be turned down. I felt so bad for him when he found out, all that effort and money for nothing. The remarkable aspect about Patrick was his calmness throughout, an aspect that not many would attribute to a boxers mentality.
Behind the scenes from a shoot in the highlands of Scotland
Love this boy
Happy New Year from myself and Prince Douky! May you dance like you just don’t give a fuck, life’s too short for anything else. And if you try this move tonight, let me know how it goes #2017
Cheers for hanging out on Instagram. Apparently I posted 99 posts in 2016, I forgot to blog much on my website though #2016
“Never go on trips with anyone you do not love.” Hemingway. Hm, I was alone on this trip.
Happy Christmas!! Last shoots are finished and uploaded. Looking forward to 2017 with much anticipation
British actor, Matthew Goode. Behind the scenes for @hackettlondon
Matthew Goode on set for Hackett, somewhere in the wilds of Scotland. It couldn’t make up its mind if it was sunny or tipping it down
He always thought of the sea as ‘la mar’ which is what people call her in Spanish when they love her. Sometimes those who love her say bad things of her but they are always said as though she were a woman. Some of the younger fishermen, those who used buoys as floats for their lines and had motorboats, bought when the shark livers had brought much money, spoke of her as ‘el mar’ which is masculine.They spoke of her as a contestant or a place or even an enemy. But the old man always thought of her as feminine and as something that gave or withheld great favours, and if she did wild or wicked things it was because she could not help them. The moon affects her as it does a woman, he thought.
Ernest Hemingway, The Old Man and the Sea
Oh I say. My work sitting next to Brooklyn on the front cover of @guardian today. My life is now complete
Sardinia 2008
Mumbai
The World breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places. Ernest Hemingway
One of the three prints I mentioned this week, from my ‘Street Fight 2’ series
A recent BTS shoot for @burnhamniker @NPG with
@jimfiscusphoto photographing @emmablackery
17 of YouTube’s brightest stars were brought together for the first time and all gathered at London’s prestigious National Portrait Gallery. Producing the unique ‘photosphere’ 360 image is itself just as pioneering as the creators that appear within it and you can experience and interact with the image by using this link in your browser https://goo.gl/fNBfjjKnjaT2
Behind the scenes photography by @lucajsage
Editing rushes from my ‘Street Fight’ promo film
Rushes from my Street Fight promo film
“Are you the farmer?
‘Rev. Mitinga’ a portrait from my archives of a really lovely man we met in Zomba
Butcher, Shepherds Bush, 2016
‘Cherisse’ 2016
Ordinance Survey Map 2016
Red or Blue, Manchester what are you? Shot on commission for @11freunde_red
The only good thing about the Marina
Priceless. Well, expensive but priceless
Autumn trees
Shoot crew wrap shot
A nice Nice pool location
Autumn, beastly and beautiful.
Ooh missus! Always a treat going to see Arsenal
Great birthday treat for my boy, thoroughly enjoyed ourselves…oh, maybe it was treat for me too
Strange Fascination
The mountains are calling me again. I remember after an amazing day shooting in Glencoe I found myself running through freezing bogs as darkness fell and shouting how much I “fucking love you Scotland”. Some moments you just never forget
Just found this shot from a shoot in Ivory Coast. (I think it had been a very long shoot in hot conditions and waiting for me and my large format camera is a pain in the ass
Rush hour at the beach was pretty manic the other day, weather was awful too
Makes me think of Eric Cantona for some reason
🏆 Ibiza seascapes snorkel divein
Ibiza, with the party people
Ibizan mornings are totally fine by me
I love a bit of hand painted signage, especially in these pastel hues
Barcelona, 2012
Charlie, 2015

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