Client : The Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine in Oxford
Brief : Produce a collection of images for use in communications and publications.
I don’t usually expect the shoots I do for the Medical Research Council, of scientists and their work, to have quite such an emotional impact as this one did. There’s a real air of reverence about the place. Peeling back the lids of the brain buckets feels like opening a grave, and there’s a tendency towards hushed tones, tip-toeing through the cemetery, even among those extraordinarily committed folk who work here every day….
Here are two audio slideshows made by the MRC from my pictures :
If you’re interested in donating your brain, this MRC page is a good place to start.