"I like to try to surprise myself still, in the knowledge that years of experience gives you the confidence to take chances."
He tells me about one of his favourite pictures that epitomises the way he likes to work. It’s of Heath Ledger and was shot on a street corner up in Calgary while the actor was filming Brokeback Mountain in 2004.
"I had to get a flight to LA and then up to Canada, and then a little propeller plane to a remote airport in the middle of nowhere. We shot on set at a funfair at night and the next day was Heath’s day off. So I went to his hotel, knocked on his door, and we hung out for a few hours – him, me, and his motorbike. He’d just had a baby, so we talked about being a dad and being away from home and how that was quite extreme for him. It was during this time that I took the picture."