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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 […]

MIRA wins prize at Ladek Film Festival

11 Oct 2018 / in Mira Film, news

Fantastic news to hear that Ladek Mountain Film Festival have awarded MIRA with the Best Film in Mountain Sport 2018. From Richard, Lizzy, Mira, Subina, Niraj, Shashank, Anusha, myself & many more who were involved in this special film project, we are honoured and grateful. Ladek Jury: “The Jury decided to award the prize to […]

Zegama 2018

19 Jun 2018 / in Blog, event, news, photography, Uncategorized

Just wrapped up shooting the iconic Zegama-Aizkorri race for Scott in the Basque country. What a gig! Here’s some images & a video of how I worked to capture the images: 

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 […]