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As some of you may know, my two daughters are Irish dancers, even though we haven't an Irish bone in our bodies. It came to pass that Irish Dancing Magazine wanted a cover shoot of one of the girls' fellow dancers, Molly McAdam at the Kelly Hendry Studios. I [...]

By |2019-03-30T14:58:22+00:0020 Apr 2018|Dance, Irish dancing, Magazines, Newcastle & Tyneside, Portraiture|


“I guess it’s the equivalent of ascending Everest…I think it’s harder!” Nikon D4 Sony a6500 It’s taken me 18 months to produce my fell running film: “The Bob Graham Round: Running the Fells with Friends”. This short post will [...]

By |2022-12-05T17:13:13+00:0017 Sep 2017|Fell Running, Filmmaking / Video, Lake District, Ultra running|

The Bob Graham Round – Running the Fells with Friends

“I guess it’s the equivalent of ascending Everest…I think it’s harder!” - Tony Holt, ultra runner Some of you may remember 18 months ago me saying I was making a film about Tony attempting the Bob Graham Round: a 66 mile, 27,000ft, 42 peak circuit around the Lake District, [...]

By |2022-12-09T16:41:13+00:0012 Sep 2017|Fell Running, Lake District, Running, Sport, Ultra running|

20,000 gannets, a tent and a lot of beer: the gannets of RSPB Bempton Cliffs

In mid July I spent a very enjoyable couple of days filming gannets with my friend and fellow pro wildlife photographer, Alan Hewitt. There are about 22,000 gannets at RSPB Bempton Cliffs as well as 180,000 other seabirds, including puffins, guillemots, kittiwakes and even a random albatross seen shortly [...]

Farne Islands June 2017

Another fantastic day at the Farne Islands yesterday! Thank you to my lovely workshop clients: welcome back to old friends and welcome aboard to new ones! Here are a few images I took during the trip: Sunset gannet taking off from a feeding frenzy [...]

The Peach Herd – Sustainable grazing initiative for the Maasai Mara

Kenya's Maasai people are under threat. The Mara's wildlife is under threat. The Peach Herd is a sustainable grazing initiative by Hamish Stoddart of Peach Pubs to help both the people and the wildlife. Find out more in this short film I've edited for Hamish, using a lot of [...]

By |2022-12-10T19:00:53+00:002 Feb 2017|Africa, Charity, Kenya|

A bit on the side: some web development

As a bit of a side project, I've had something of a throwback to my university days: writing code. I used to write industrial monitoring software before moving to the family business, Multichem, and subsequently becoming a filmmaker / photographer, so I've dusted off some of the old skills (very rusty!) [...]

By |2022-12-09T16:43:30+00:0028 Jan 2017|website development|

Giraffes: The Precipitous Fall of the Tallest Animal on Earth

They may be high up, but numbers are crashing to Earth. A family of giraffes stares down at the strange human lying in front of them Serene silhouette How d'you know you're looking at a male giraffe? He's got a big knob on his head. [...]

By |2022-12-09T16:47:06+00:009 Dec 2016|Africa, Conservation, giraffes, Kenya, Mammals, Wildlife, Zimbabwe|

A Few Days In Safari Paradise 2016

2016 was another fabulous year on safari! I thought I'd collect some of my images and a short film I made together in one blog post to show you what an awesome spectacle the Masai Mara is and what fun we had photographing the incredible wildlife. 2017 will be our [...]

Tits on the Town Moor!

A blue tit forages for insects in the dead leaves Looking thoroughly stumped a few days earlier: all the wildlife had vanished. Like the train companies say: wrong kind of snow. As part of my #bbctownmoor project, I popped out yesterday to take [...]

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