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MIRA wins prize at Ladek Film Festival

11 Oct 2018 / in Mira Film, news

Fantastic news to hear that Ladek Mountain Film Festival have awarded MIRA with the Best Film in Mountain Sport 2018. From Richard, Lizzy, Mira, Subina, Niraj, Shashank, Anusha, myself & many more who were involved in this special film project, we are honoured and grateful. Ladek Jury: “The Jury decided to award the prize to […]

Gratitude and Future

09 Oct 2018 / in Blog, news, photography

The past 8 weeks have been an absolute whirlwind. It is the first time in quite a while that I am able to sit at home and have the time and space to reflect and plan ahead. These past 2 months mark the first time that I have been able to work full time since […]

Rungkopi

14 Sep 2018 / in Blog, news, Uncategorized

Rungkopi is a film about the people who live around Kinabalu with stories that blend hope, perseverance and a rich tapestry of tradition, cultural pride and history. In keeping with authenticity, the film is mainly in Dusun, which is the main dialect of the mountain.

Zegama 2018

19 Jun 2018 / in Blog, event, news, photography, Uncategorized

Just wrapped up shooting the iconic Zegama-Aizkorri race for Scott in the Basque country. What a gig! Here’s some images & a video of how I worked to capture the images: 

Shooting the Lijiang Skyview Adventure

17 May 2018 / in Blog, event, news, photography, Uncategorized

Just wrapped up shooting the Lijiang Skyview Adventure a 65km ultra mountain race in Lijiang, China on the Jade Dragon Snow Mountain at an altitude between 2,400m and 4,460m, Terrain included a glacial erosion lake, alpine meadows, virgin forests & technical scree sections. Here’s some images & a video of how I worked to capture the images: <span […]

PhD Film: Nepalese Drug Users

13 Apr 2018 / in Blog, Uncategorized

I have just finished a film but you won’t see a trailer or promotional material. In fact, I can’t tell you who the main protagonists are. It is longer in time length than MIRA or anything I have produced and I definitely won’t be submitting this one to BANFF or any other film festivals.  In […]

Sporting Event Shooting Tips

06 Mar 2018 / in advice, Blog, photography, Uncategorized

I shoot both commercial advertisement images & sporting events. These are different on a number of levels & yet the lessons learned in sports event photography can bring benefits to the commissioned non-event commercial work that I do for brands. There are many things to be said about sport event photography work but what follows […]

Shooting the Hong Kong Four Trails Ultra Challenge

06 Mar 2018 / in Blog, event, photography, Uncategorized

Just wrapped up shooting the Hong Kong Four Trails Ultra Challenge. This is an event I have been involved with most years since it started. An annual endurance challenge where runners try and complete all four Hong Kong long-distance trails (total 298km, 14.5k D+) within 60 hours. Below video is a raw & unpolished insight into how I […]

Lonely Planet’s Atlas of Adventure

This shot that I took of Nepalese runner Sunmaya Budha on Lantau Island has been published in the new Lonely Planet ‘Atlas of Adventure’ in a section about Hong Kong as a destination for global adventurers. Suffice to say that this has put a massive smile on Sunmaya’s face & made me proud to showcase […]

2018 Blueprint

I am excited about 2018 as it will be the first year that I will be able to devote myself wholly to photography & filming as I plan to submit my completed PhD thesis in early 2018. When I decided to turn this photography dream into reality and leave my job as a university lecturer, […]