I’ve just finished a week of shooting and editing daily videos out in Jordan at the multi-day ultramarathon event called the Wadi Rum Ultra. Shooting in baking-hot temperatures in the desert is really challenging, especially for camera equipment, as well as for myself following extremely … Continue readingShooting and editing daily videos at an Ultra Marathon race
Check out this epic opportunity from World Nomads: Their 2018 World Nomads Travel Photography Scholarship will give a budding travel photographer the opportunity to win a 10-day all-expenses-paid trip to Morocco alongside pro travel photographer and Canon Master Richard I’Anson. Check out the video below … Continue readingWin a Photo Scholarship to Morocco!
Last month I went through the submissions for the photo competition that I mentioned in my previous blog post, and picked out the top ten. Here are my picks along with comments on the top five images. Congrats to Tom St George on the win! … Continue readingBucket List Photo Comp Results
The photography competition website, Photocrowd, just launched a new comp on the theme of ‘Bucket List Moments’ in partnership with Drobo (the prize being a Drobo 5N2). And being a DroboExplorer ambassador, they asked me to judge the competition! “Capturing your bucket-list moments is one … Continue readingJudging a Photo-Comp on Photocrowd
Here’s a really good behind the scenes look into the lengths a team of outdoor and adventure sports photographers and their athletes will go to in extreme cold conditions to get the shot. Chris Burkard, Ben Weiland, Renan Ozturk and the rest of the crew … Continue readingShooting in extreme conditions, behind the scenes video with Chris Burkard
What’s the measurable effect of creating more video content for an athlete? Here’s a quick look at the stats from my own experience shooting 16 daily vlogs for Red Bull athlete Paul Guschlbauer while he took part in the ‘World’s Toughest Adventure Race’, the Red Bull X-Alps. The … Continue readingDo Athletes Need To Create More Video Content?
Warmer weather and disappearing snow means more hiking, mountain biking and climbing shoots! A selection of recent photos below with the Sony a6300: Sony a6300, Sony 55-210mm, 1/320, f/8.0, ISO 300 Sony a6300, Sony 55-210mm, 1/2500, f/5.6, ISO 100 Sony a6300, Sigma 10-20mm, 1/500, f/6.3, … Continue readingSony a6300 Landscape and Sports Photos
We had a late dump of snow here in the German and Austrian alps so I went out to Kitzsteinhorn, Austria with UK snowboarders Rich Brown and Tim Ross. Perfect weather and great snow, a couple of shots down below! As I had a backpack … Continue readingSnowboarding Shoot | Kitzsteinhorn, Austria
Many years ago, I worked for my parents who own a video production company. Because it is a family business, you inevitably end up wearing many hats and being the czar of many different jobs. I mainly managed projects and worked as a video editor. On production, there were times that I was called on to work as an audio tech and was made to wear headphones on long production days. In those days, having a really good set of headphones that picked up every nuance of sound was essential to making sure the client got what they needed. … Continue readingDo Athletes Need To Create More Video Content?