Photography

Hunting Lodge

Michał Kozłowski

The Hunting Lodge is one of a series of annual photography events.

The photographs above were taken in the home of the artists, Meagan Schafer and Daryl Kirkham, in Vancouver during a photo shoot in November, 2012.

PRODUCTION NOTES

SET: living room; log cabin wallpaper (stapled); inch-thick log ends (stapled); fireplace (on site); lamp (on site); bear (taxidermied, on loan); animal skin rugs (bought for shoot).

PROPS: axe; sled; leg cast; antlers (real); reindeer antlers (foam); handgun (plastic); pellet rifle; animal skins (purchased from Salvation Army); animal skins (brought from the North for shoot).

COSTUMES: (Canadian hinterland theme): toques; shirts (plaid, camouflage); sweaters; vests; caps (with ear flaps); ski pants; wigs; blankets; Little Red Riding Hood outfit.

CATERING: prosciutto (duck, bison); salami (elk); meatballs (wild boar); bacon-wrapped macaroni and cheese; tarts (spinach); signature drink (rum, spices, boiled apple).

BUDGET: props, costumes and catering: $500.

WRAP: 2:30 a.m.; 528 exposures.

— Michal Kozlowski


Daryl Kirkham and Meagan Schafer build sets professionally in Vancouver, where they live.

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Michał Kozłowski

Michał Kozłowski worked at Geist for 15 years. He was born in Krakow, Poland, and has lived in Ottawa, Winnipeg and now Vancouver.


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