Audrey Amiss’s scrapbooks were degrading over time, so it was vital to photograph each item as thoroughly and quickly as possible to create a digital record. The unique properties of a large number of incredible works presented photographer Thomas Farnetti with unprecedented new challenges. In this film, he demonstrates the techniques he developed to photograph and capture for posterity every detail of Audrey’s highly intricate scrapbooks.
Produced and directed by Kate Wilkinson
Assistant producer Effie Webb
Filmed and edited by Benjamin Gilbert and Thomas S G Farnetti
Assistant editor Eszter Anna Bonyi
Music by Blue Dot Sessions
About the contributors
Ben is a senior photographer for Wellcome. He is happiest when telling stories with his photographs, whether that be the health implications of rural-to-urban migration in India, or the dedication of the workers who power the NHS.
Thomas S G Farnetti
Thomas is a London-based photographer working for Wellcome. He thrives when collaborating on projects and visual stories. He hails from Italy via the North East of England.