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THE BEAUTY OF BACK-LIGHT

A rufous-tailed hummingbird in Costa Rica Back-light is, as you might expect, where the light on the subject is predominantly from behind. What this does is produce a dramatic effect, outlining the subject in rim light. All the more stunning if that light is warm in [...]

FROM PHOTOGRAPHY TO FILMMAKING

“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 |2019-03-30T14:51:05+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, all [...]

By |2018-10-24T19:41:20+00:0012 Sep 2017|Fell Running, Lake District, Running, Sport, Ultra running|

Winter fun on the beach – karate and Irish dancing!

This winter has been the wettest, greyest and most miserable that I can remember :-/ During the Christmas holidays we had one single day of sunshine. So what did we do on that day? Went to the beach, obviously. Buckets, spades and knotted handkerchiefs didn't seem appropriate, so we had [...]

By |2018-10-24T19:41:25+00:009 Jan 2016|Dance, Filmmaking / Video, Irish dancing, Martial arts, Sport|

Newcastle Eagles Snatch BBL Trophy

Wow, what an incredible game of basketball. The Eagles have yet another piece of silverware to add to their already burgeoning trophy cabinet, but it was an end-to-end, fast-paced finale with breath-taking skill from both sides. It could certainly have gone either way and we were on the edge of our [...]

By |2018-10-24T19:53:57+00:0022 Mar 2015|Basketball, Sport|

St. Oswald’s Ultra 2014 film

Here's the film I made of the inaugural race held in Northumberland this year. There's more info and photos in this post and the race was expertly organised by Total Racing International. You can sign up for 2015's race at www.stoswaldsultra.com. See you there!

By |2018-10-24T19:53:59+00:0022 Dec 2014|North East England, Northumberland, Running, Sport, Ultra running|

Elf Run 2014 photos

Today, 850 little elves ran round the Metro Centre and Eldon Square in Gateshead / Newcastle, helping Santa deliver presents for local charities. I filmed the event, too and I'll put some clips up shortly and ultimately will publish the film once it's finished. I'm the official photographer / filmmaker [...]

By |2018-10-24T19:54:00+00:007 Dec 2014|Fun runs, North East England, Running, Sport|

St. Oswald’s Ultra Run 2014 Photos

Here are the photos from this fantastic event. I also shot a short film of the event. See below to buy digital images or prints. There are many more images for the 50K Holy Island to Craster leg than for the 100K and 100 mile events. That's because the field got increasingly strung [...]

By |2018-10-24T19:54:05+00:008 Oct 2014|North East England, Northumberland, Running, Sport, Ultra running|

Spanish City Triathlon 2014 photos

Here are the photos from the event (there's a short film here). See below to buy digital images or prints. Click on a thumbnail to enlarge.   Buy a digital image or print [wp_eStore_fancy1 id=12] [wp_eStore_fancy1 id=13]   More triathlon and other sports images here.

By |2018-10-24T19:54:17+00:0021 Aug 2014|Newcastle & Tyneside, North East England, Sport, Triathlon|