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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, […]

Where Art & Athletics meet

07 Nov 2017 / in Blog, photography, Uncategorized

The perfect blend for me is where athleticism & art meet. I am drawn to that place and so when by chance,  I bumped into Elsa Jean de Dieu last week while I was doing another shoot on the streets of Hong Kong then I jumped at the idea to capture this talented French artist […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]