A Fine Balance | Danny Eastwood.
”I had never tasted anything so cool and clean. They made me feel civilized.”
Ernest Hemingway on Martinis.
This is a personal series I’ve been playing with for a while and recently wrapped up. Everything you see here was captured in camera, everything was actually finely balanced (with the help of some nylon string)
Dry Martini (Montgomery’s 15:1 ratio) – 2 Shots Four Pillars Gin, 1/8 Shot Maidenii DryVermouth, 1 Dash Angostura Bitters
Old Fashioned – 1 1/2 Shots Woodford Reserve Bourbon, 1 Shot Hudson Manhattan Rye Whiskey, 1/3 shot Sugar Syrup, 3 Dashes Angostura Bitters
Gran Patrón Platinum
Cuba Libre – 2 Shots of Bacardi Carta Oro Rum, 1/4 Shot Fresh Lime Juice, 2 Dashes Angostura Bitters and top up with cola.
Mountain Sipper – 2 Shots Maker’s Mark Bourbon, 1 Shot Cointreau, 2 Shots Cranberry, 2 Shots Grapefruit Juice, 1/4 Shot Sugar Syrup
Hennessy Cognac Paradis
Danny Eastwood Photography
Danny Eastwood’s work with Australia’s leading Advertising Agencies, including Droga 5, Leo Burnett, DDB, The Monkeys and Ogilvy, has cemented his position as one of Australia’s leading lights in commercial photography.
As well as being recognised internationally at D&AD, the New York Advertising Festival and featured in Luerzer’s Archive, his work has been accepted at AWARD, The Work, Projections and the Outdoor Advertising Awards in Australia.
The list of clients who he has worked with is similarly impressive, including as it does, Samsung, McDonalds, eBay, Crabbies, Smirnoff, J&B Scotch, Volvo, Gatorade, Canon and SBS.
Alongside his commercial work, Danny has pursued his fine art interests and is a core member of POOL – a collective bringing together the very best in photographic talent with common aim of producing world-class work while inspiring and contributing to the wider community through visual art. Their work, including the D&AD awarded Blow Up and the POOL Collective iPad app, continues to confound expectation and break new ground.