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How it all began – Numb

Why did you start shooting plastic? The simple answer is it all happened accidentally whilst shooting in remote corners of Iceland, Norway, Scotland and Canada. My mate Ian Battrick and myself were pretty much just a couple of feral travellers who just loved a bit of solitude, and we didn’t mind the cold. Over a […]

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Spot Check – Lofoten

It sits high in the Norwegian Arctic, an archipelago pointing out towards the North Atlantic, rugged and resolute, and amongst the most spectacular island chains on Earth. It bares the brunt of both North Atlantic and Arctic swell, and is a harsh place to carve out an existence. Yet it is home to some epic […]

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What’s The Tour Looking Like?

What’s the point in doing something normal? We started touring our film and book, but it wasn’t enough, you can see so many different film tours right now and festivals as well. What we wanted to do was present an experience which encapsulated what we have made over the last ten years, and that is […]

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Spot Check – Thurso

Continuing on our spot check theme, here’s Thurso, or more accurately the whole of the North Coast of Scotland. it’s a place close to my heart, and an area which started my interest in serious environmental problems with the Nuke station up here. When it comes to plastic though it is pretty interesting, as on […]

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TPP Autumn Update

We’ve stopped doing the newsletters, I know what it’s like we get so bombarded that none get opened even if they do have good stuff in them. So we’re going to be giving updates on how the project is going to all our supporters here. Thankyou to everyone who has supported the project, it is […]

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Spot Check – Hossegor

A big part of what we are doing is trying to make our own industry, and tourism industry realise that we all need to start tackling plastic pollution very quickly before it starts to have a detrimental affect on local economies. Yes the marine eco system and wildlife is the most important thing here, there […]

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Water Photography Weekends

After the success of our standard photo workshops and multiple requests, we’re going to start to do focussed water photography workshops. They are going to be based in Cornwall and France, and run over two days. Unlike the workshops we have done before though they are totally focussed on water photography, and we’ll help you […]

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Dispatches From A Plastic Planet

Welcome to the short that goes with our book. Waterlevel from The Plastic Project on Vimeo. It’s just a short introduction to Photographer Tim Nunn, the journey to shooting plastic, and a little insight into what is in the book Dispatches From A Plastic Planet. If you’d like to become a friend of The Plastic […]

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Extracts From A Plastic Planet – North East England

We’d been driving all day from Cornwall, the Wavelength van full of Eugene’s boards,, and we were heading North toward the longest period swell I had ever seen in the North Sea. We were just turning off the A1 towards Scarborough when we heard all roads north of the seaside town were blocked by snow. […]

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Winter Is Coming

For the last two winters we had an idea of time lapsing some beaches from France to Ireland, Cornwall, Scotland and Iceland to see exactly what comes ashore during the winter storms. It proved a little ambitious, the gear to do it didn’t really exist to start with, and it wasn’t robust enough. We started […]

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