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Shooting the Ultra Gobi

06 Oct 2017 / in Blog, event, photography, Uncategorized

Just returned from the Gobi Desert where I shot a 400km ultra race called the Ultra Gobi. Branded as China’s most extreme race, the Ultra Gobi is a 400km non-stop, self-navigation ultra marathon held in the Gobi Desert on the edge of the Tibetan Plateau. Below is a raw & unpolished insight into how I captured […]

Shooting UTMB 2017

03 Sep 2017 / in Blog, event, photography, Uncategorized

First stop in Europe during assignments through August & September was the Ultra Trail Mont Blanc 2017 race that I am shooting for the Ultra Trail World Tour. The brief was to shoot the live race action at the front end with live images going on the UTWT platforms. Here is the video I shot […]

Review of the Sony A9

28 Jul 2017 / in Blog, photography, reviews

So here it is. My first ever camera review. I’m not sure if I’ll make this a habit as this was pretty time consuming but I have been asked about the A9 by a lot of people, after hearing that I got hold of one to shoot with. What follows are my opinions based on […]

5 Composition Tips for Sports Photography

26 Jul 2017 / in advice, Blog, photography, Uncategorized

Following are some brief tips for sports photography image composition. These are bite sized samples of the tips I demonstrate & cover in detail during the photography workshops I deliver. Composition Tip #1 – FRAMING In this shot taken in Singapore, the sky was featureless & lacking any clouds or colour to give some background […]

Testing the Sony A9 in Mongolia

07 Jul 2017 / in Blog, event, photography, Uncategorized

There’s a lot of buzz about the new Sony A9 that has just been released. As a professional sports photographer, I was definitely interested in what this camera has to offer and I was lucky enough for Sony Hong Kong to let me take one on assignment to Mongolia last week to shoot an ultra […]

China Daily Newspaper Article on Mira Film

10 Jun 2017 / in Blog, Mira Film

While attending the BANFF film festival launch in Beijing at the end of May 2017, I did a round of media interviews including this one that was published in the China Daily 《中国日报》 newspaper that is the widest print circulation of any English-language newspaper in China (over 200,000 copies per issue).  Although there are a few points […]

Mount Kinabalu Assignment with Scott Sports

03 Jun 2017 / in Blog, photography

Good times + fun folk + epic mountain = sweet assignment This is a photography formulae that rang true during a recent assignment for Scott Sports on Mt Kinabalu in Sabah. Partners in crime for the week were: Ruth Croft & Martin Gaffuri. We were shooting promotional images for the new range of Scott apparel […]

More Than A Race – Now on Youtube

07 Apr 2017 / in Blog, Uncategorized

More Than A Race is now available on my youtube channel More Than A Race was my first plunge into capturing trail running in a way that I wanted to with a documentary style approach & capture the narrative behind this race & steer away from the usual ‘go-pro & drone’ approach to events where […]

MIRA – Nepali version of full film is now available online

15 Mar 2017 / in Blog, Mira Film, Uncategorized

The Nepali version of MIRA has been showing across Nepal through the mobile cinema screenings that have been funded by the Vimeo sales of the film that is available in English, French & Chinese. We have now made the full Nepali film available for viewing on Youtube. Thank you to Rajan Shrestha, Dinesh Dakota, Shashank […]

‘Hiking Reborn’ Shooting the Cover for Action Asia Magazine & The North Face

27 Feb 2017 / in Blog, photography, Uncategorized

I have shot a number of assignments for The North Face in Hong Kong and China & so when they asked me to be involved in their latest advertising campaign for their latest products that are geared towards the fast-packing/hiking community then I jumped at it.  This assignment culminated in the shot that was chosen […]