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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 [...]

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+01:0022 Dec 2014|North East England, Northumberland, Running, Sport, Ultra running|

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+01:008 Oct 2014|North East England, Northumberland, Running, Sport, Ultra running|

Notes on a summer photographing swallows

Bringing home lunch More lunch! It's an uplifting experience to be heralded into the office by two duelling robins, each belting out a bright song from a nearby tree, with me receiving a glorious stereo mix in the middle. It's not robins I [...]

Summer on the Farne Islands

Puffin Precarious pipit As the rain and temperature fall, further bending the already berry-laden rowan I've just parked under, I'm wondering whether that's it for summer this year. Mind, what a summer it's been! Rarely have we had such good weather in continuous dollops. It's certainly [...]