Sunday morning. Early. Cold. Proper freezing on a river estuary in the northernmost tip of Essex. I’m here to shoot some clothing for the Hackney GT brand and one of the models and Russ the company owner are both racing their bikes in two hours so it’s all hands to the pumps. Yolanda our first time model (discovered by Russ at one of his DJ sessions) worked out a treat and Rob’s beard and ink made for the edgy feel Russ prefers. Add large flocks of swans – for which the area is famous – into the mix and you have a recipe for working fast and getting out! Well, they can break a man’s arm you know….