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THE WILD DREAM SHORT FILM

Wow, this is excellent. My friend Scotty Shaw's final year film is now finished: The Wild Dream Short Film. I'm delighted to have been involved in a small way, shooting the drone scenes in the Lake District. Nice one, Scotty, Meg and Rahman :) THE WILD DREAM SHORT FILM [...]

By |2019-03-30T14:46:24+01:003 Jun 2018|Filmmaking / Video, Lake District, Newcastle & Tyneside|

FILMING AERIAL FOOTAGE IN THE LAKE DISTRICT

I'm a qualified commercial CAA drone pilot and last week shot some aerials for Scotty Shaw's new film The Wild Dream. It was great to work with him and the actors Meg Birley and Rahman Telliam. Here's a short montage of some of the shots: Shooting some drone aerials [...]

By |2019-03-30T14:47:25+01:002 May 2018|Filmmaking / Video, Lake District|

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+01:0017 Sep 2017|Fell Running, Filmmaking / Video, Lake District, 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 before [...]

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+01:009 Jan 2016|Dance, Filmmaking / Video, Irish dancing, Martial arts, Sport|