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Nat Geo Commission & Mira Award

08 Feb 2017 / in Blog, Mira Film, Uncategorized

A milestone & huge honour for me was when I was contacted by National Geographic & asked to produce a short video story based on the film MIRA that I made. Suffice to say that I was honoured by such a request & sums up the incredible adventure that this film has taken me on. […]

Behind the Scenes – The North Face HK Assignment

23 Jan 2017 / in Blog, photography, Uncategorized

Some behind the scenes images from two shoots I did for The North Face in Hong Kong to capture advertising images for a new range of products about to hit stores. Client: The North Face & Action Asia Magazine Location: Lantau Island, Hong Kong Date: January 18 + 19 2017 Photographer: Lloyd Belcher Models: TR Krier & […]

No Take Two – Shooting the HK100

18 Jan 2017 / in Blog, event, Uncategorized

An insight into how I shot images for the HK100 2017. This video pretty much visually sums up how I shoot races: moving light & fast to cover as much ground as possible so that I’m there to capture the race narratives that unfold throughout the race. This is the first in a series of […]

Nepal New Year Adventures

08 Jan 2017 / in Blog

Images from 10 days of adventure over the New Year holidays with Mira & my family in Nepal with mobile cinema screenings of ‘MIRA’ in Balthali, Bhojpur & in Mira’s home village in the Bhojpur mountains. Images by my daughter Anya & myself. All shot on a Sony A7rii

Teenage Photographer Tests Sony A7rii

22 Dec 2016 / in Blog, photography

This is what happened when I gave a new Sony A7rii to Anya [my 16 years old daughter] to test out & put the camera through it’s paces with some running action shots & and this was the result. All shots in manual mode with Zeiss Batis f2/25 | POV filmed on Go Pro Hero mount […]

Kathmandu Chronicles: Films, Ultras & Finding Soni

14 Dec 2016 / in Blog

I have just returned from Kathmandu & still in a tired stupour that goes with the territory of budget red eye flights & ambitions of packing as much as I can possibly do into 5 days in Kathmandu. So here goes a summary with an unapologetic over reliance on images to fill in the gaps […]

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 […]