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Coinciding with the Rugby World Cup final on Saturday, creative agency Rosie Lee and photographer John Ross take a close-up look at the sport

Coinciding with the Rugby World Cup final on Saturday, creative agency Rosie Lee and photographer John Ross take a close-up look at the sport

 

Into The Fray is a self-initiated project “to visualise the power and strength of rugby players, and freeze-frame it” say the agency. To this end, they built a giant glass tank and paccked in as many rugby boys as the space would allow.

 

Ross then photographed the results

 

This video completes the project (music by Scanner)

 

John Ross has also created the cover images for the November issue of CR, using his camera’s digital back to create a modern take on the photogram. Here’s a hint of what he came up with:

 

 

 

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