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Finding Soni Tamang – Chance, opportunity & unlocking talent.

11 Dec 2016 / in Blog

You might recall the story I shared of a young girl I met while on assignment in the mountains of Nepal last month. If not then you can scroll down a few paragraphs for the full story that I wrote or click here. Her name is Soni Tamang & I let her use my camera […]

Event Shooting Tips

07 Dec 2016 / in Blog

Last weekend I was in Hong Kong to shoot the Asia Skyrunning Championships for Action Asia Events. While there, I also did two promotional shoots for some up & coming athletes who are starting to make waves on the international scene. Commercial shoots such as these ones I did for Sunmaya Budha, Purna Neupane [see […]

A Short Story of Chance, Opportunity & Unlocking Talent

16 Nov 2016 / in Blog

Chance, opportunity & unlocking talent. It is fair to say that chance, opportunity & unlocking a hidden talent played a large part in Mira Rai’s journey from her mountain village in Bhojpur to where she is today. While on a recent assignment shooting a 3 day ultra race for Action Asia Events in the mountains near […]

Mira Mobile Cinema Screenings Are Underway

15 Nov 2016 / in Blog

One the main reasons for making ‘Mira’ was to share this inspirational story with the people of Nepal. I am beyond thrilled that the mobile cinema screenings are rolling out across Nepal this week. The very first screening is taking place in Ghantaghar, Birgunj which is the southern part of Nepal near the border with India. There […]

Mira selected for BANFF World Tour 2016/17

11 Nov 2016 / in Blog

Fantastic news alert: ‘Mira’ has been selected to be part of the BANFF WORLD TOUR 2017. This is the largest mountain festival and film tour that spans the globe, reaching about 500,000 people through more than 1,000 screenings in 500 locations, in about 40 countries. From armchair adventurers to world-class climbers, from business leaders to schoolchildren, […]

Sportsoho Magazine Article

02 Nov 2016 / in Blog

I recently did an interview with Sportsoho magazine in Hong Kong and they followed me as I shot the Lantau 2 Peaks race during October 2016. I was surprised to see that I was on the cover. What an honour. I thought I was just going to be included in an inside article.

‘Mira’ selected for Torelló Mountain Film Festival

13 Oct 2016 / in Blog

We are thrilled that ‘Mira’ has been selected as a finalist for 34th edition of the Torelló Mountain Film Festival that takes place in Catalonia, Spain from November 13-22 2016. The Torelló International Mountain Film Festival was first celebrated in 1983 & ‘Mir’a has been selected for the film competition part of the festival, which includes the screening of […]

BANFF Bound

07 Oct 2016 / in Blog

We are absolutely chuffed to bits that ‘Mira’ has been selected as a finalist for at the Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival 2016. The winners will be announced on November 6th 2016 at the festival in Banff, Canada & I’m delighted to say that I will be there to join this festival that is presented by […]

Back to Nepal

04 Oct 2016 / in Blog

Chuffed to say that I’ll be heading back to Nepal to work with Action Asia Events in shooting their 3 day ultra race from October 29-31 2016. I have a lot of good memories working in Nepal from filming ‘Mira‘, solo trekking in the Himalayas & working with Trail Running Nepal over the years so […]

Runners World HK Cover

02 Aug 2016 / in Blog

Really chuffed to make the August 2016 cover of Runners World with this shot of The North Face athlete Ka Wai. More publications here