If you become a Patron of the Bald Explorer and help support the show you receive some goodies in your inbox everyday. For one thing, there is the Naked Englishman podcast, the very personal audio journal of Richard Vobes, the Bald Explorer. Often described as ‘a stream of consciousness’ it charts the on going soap […]
People are always asking how I manage to get my video footage so smooth. Sometimes they are surprised when I tell them I shoot solo and there is no cameraman. “Who is holding the camera?” they cry. “I am!” How is that possible? Easy when you are in the know. Let me explain. My tiny […]
The Bald Explorer is back and the next production is under way (Autumn 2013). In this episode, ‘Taking the Waters’, Richard Vobes, aka the Bald Explorer is investigating the story of the spring water discovered at a spot near the medieval town of Tonbridge in Kent – later it was to become Royal Tunbridge Wells. […]
Working has started on the next Bald Explorer episode. I shall be off to the Sussex and Kent border to taste the waters at the Georgian Spa town of Royal Tunbridge Wells. I am working with my new cameraman, Jason Reeve, who as it happens, conveniently lives in the same town. Like my town visits […]
Here are a few screen shots from the new episodes to be shown on the Community Channel this year. I hope it whets your appetite to check out the final programmes.
I thought I would share some of the photographs that my assistant cameraman has been taking behind the scenes while we have been on location in Shropshire following the story of the Abandoned Canal for an episode of the Bald Explorer. The above is a little hand held interview with Kevin Walker from the Canal […]