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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. […]

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 […]

Shooting the Lijiang Skyview Adventure

17 May 2018 / in Blog, event, news, photography, Uncategorized

Just wrapped up shooting the Lijiang Skyview Adventure a 65km ultra mountain race in Lijiang, China on the Jade Dragon Snow Mountain at an altitude between 2,400m and 4,460m, Terrain included a glacial erosion lake, alpine meadows, virgin forests & technical scree sections. Here’s some images & a video of how I worked to capture the images: <span […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]