"Ever wondered what goes into a complicated composite, or just intrigued to watch a curious dance of birds, brushes and bongos? This is a speeded up insight into making 'Migration Season', an image from my Surreal Fashion series.
"Whilst shooting at a quirky location in London I had the notion of doing something surreal in post-processing with the bird wallpaper. I didn't quite know exactly what, but this video shows how I select from all the shots, including a bank of shots I took of the birds, and brought them together, 'to life', in Photoshop. Upon completion, the final piece then becomes part of two magazine features including April 2012's Vogue Italia.
"The whole process in reality took about 9 hours - but that's with all the decision-making involved and wrangling with the unknowns. This is the most detailed I've yet shown my post-processing workflow online."