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Coverage of Hong Kong 4 Trails Ultra Challenge 2019

12 Jan 2019 / in Blog, event, news

The Hong Kong Four Trails Ultra Challenge is an event I have been involved with most years since it started. It has become an iconic old school annual endurance challenge where runners try and complete all four Hong Kong long-distance trails (total 298km, 14.5k D+) within 60 hours. Most years, I have shot stills over the […]

Loyalty

02 Jan 2019 / in advice, Blog, news

I am standing at a crossroads. Now that I have completed my doctorate, I am contemplating whether to continue with freelance photography & filming work or to return to the academic world.  I have been consumed by this over the past few months & to make it even more complicated, I have also have been […]

So what are you going to do with that PhD?

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24 Dec 2018 / in Blog, news, photography, Uncategorized

So what are you going to do with that PhD? Are you going to change careers? What does a photographer need a PhD for? The question may be structured differently and have various guises each time it is posed but if I had a dollar for every time that somebody has recently asked me whether […]

Calendar Stories

21 Dec 2018 / in Blog, news, photography

These are the candid stories behind each of the images that appear in the limited edition 2019 calendar:The calendar cover features this capture by fellow Hong Kong photographer Vic Ma on his trusty Leica as I bolted from the starting line of the Oxfam Trailwalker in 2015. I was trying to stay ahead of Ras […]

Limited Edition Calendar Available Now

06 Nov 2018 / in Blog, news, photography, Uncategorized

I have avoided producing a calendar…. until now. 2019 is likely to be the only year that I will do this and only producing 100 calendars that are being made available for sale. After these are sold there will be no reprints. These are some of the shots that I consider to be among 12 […]

Umbrella Marathon

30 Oct 2018 / in Blog, event, news, photography, Uncategorized

Just over four years ago during the autumn of 2014, I visually documented parts of what was termed the ‘umbrella revolution’. Irrespective of which side of the political fence you sit on, these months were undeniably significant in terms of the impact on Hong Kong’s political and social landscape. In the midst of the protests […]

4 Trails 2019 Film Team

28 Oct 2018 / in Blog, event, news, photography, Uncategorized

I am looking for creative & athletic film folk to join me to capture Hong Kong’s iconic old school endurance event. I have been involved on a voluntary basis with the Hong Kong Four Trails Ultra Challenge for most years since it started.  It is also by far one of the toughest events to cover […]

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: