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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 […]

Fjällräven Hong Kong Classic

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

Just wrapped up shooting for top outdoor brand Fjällräven this past week to capture their ‘Hong Kong Classic’ that took trekkers on a 3 day journey across Sai Kung. This was my second year working with Fjällräven (see last year’s images here) It was hot work trekking and camping while shooting the journey in a documentary style. […]

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 […]

PhD Film: Nepalese Drug Users

13 Apr 2018 / in Blog, Uncategorized

I have just finished a film but you won’t see a trailer or promotional material. In fact, I can’t tell you who the main protagonists are. It is longer in time length than MIRA or anything I have produced and I definitely won’t be submitting this one to BANFF or any other film festivals.  In […]

Shooting the Hong Kong Four Trails Ultra Challenge

06 Mar 2018 / in Blog, event, photography, Uncategorized

Just wrapped up shooting the Hong Kong Four Trails Ultra Challenge. This is an event I have been involved with most years since it started. An annual endurance challenge where runners try and complete all four Hong Kong long-distance trails (total 298km, 14.5k D+) within 60 hours. Below video is a raw & unpolished insight into how I […]

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 […]