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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]