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Lamborghini seen with Trichromatic

Lamborghini seen with Trichromatic

A few weeks back, in between commercial shoots, I was asked to give a hands on automotive studio shoot demonstration with a rather stunning Lamborghini Aventador using the latest Phase One IQ3 100MP Trichromatic Digital Back just released. The new back gives, as Phase One put it ‘101-megapixels of creative possibility in never-before possible colour […]

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To Lightpaint, or not to Lightpaint…

To Lightpaint, or not to Lightpaint…

That is the question! Lightpainting has been around in car photography in one shape or form for many years. Back in the day, we lit with a 6ft Kino Flo – great effect, but another large piece of kit for the production team to load in & out of grip vans, airport check-ins etc… Now we […]

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Dronelife…do I really need a licence?

Dronelife…do I really need a licence?

You might have seen a few behind the scenes snaps over the summer on my Instagram of us having fun in the air with the drone. Flying for fun is one thing, but commercial drone flying (valuable consideration) needs to be licensed. So, what the hell does valuable consideration mean? Well after doing a bit of internet trolling, […]

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Automotive Rig Masterclass

Automotive Rig Masterclass

It was great to be asked by Phase One and The Flash Centre to give an automotive rig masterclass while of course demonstrating the superb new Phase One XF and A-Series camera systems earlier this week at the home of the newest venue on the Hill Climb circuit, Chateau Impney. We had a great day for […]

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The Gadget Show – Cars, Cameras and a Hill Climb…

The Gadget Show – Cars, Cameras and a Hill Climb…

Last night Channel 5’s ‘The Gadget Show’ was on air, which we filmed a couple of weeks back with Jon Bentley and his team. A very good time was had by all, mixing up a couple of my favourite topics – cars and cameras. You probably already know ‘The Gadget Show’ – my kids never miss […]

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‘Life In The Fast Lane’ Pro Showcase Interview

‘Life In The Fast Lane’ Pro Showcase Interview

It was great to be asked recently by Matty Graham of Practical Photography Magazine for an interview to appear in their Pro Showcase section for their April issue. Here it is! If you would like to read the entire magazine including the ‘Life In The Fast Lane’ interview online click here or head across to […]

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What’s ‘In My Bag’?

What’s ‘In My Bag’?

It was great to be asked by photography magazine ‘In My Bag‘ to share the details of the camera kit, rigs, lighting and accessories that I use for my work and some advice for budding photographers – here are a few excerpts below. To read the full article click here. To read the full article […]

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‘Take Your Own Direction’ – magazine interview

‘Take Your Own Direction’ – magazine interview

Take a look at the recent interview with James Abbott at Practical Photography magazine featured in their November issue – Feel free to share using the social media icons below – cheers!

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If a Classic Car Could Take a Selfie – It Would Look Like…

If a Classic Car Could Take a Selfie – It Would Look Like…

For a few weeks now I’ve been putting the Nokia Lumia 1020 through its paces. I’ve taken some great shots (it’s too late in the year for modesty) of copters, cars and landscapes. In a couple of weeks it’ll be coming on the North Sea with me as I choose it as my portable camera […]

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The Long and the Short of Automotive Rig Photography

The Long and the Short of Automotive Rig Photography

With the backdrop of the Teme Valley behind me, I paired with Car Camera Rig’s Justin to show how I produce the images you see advertising the fastest cars. We couldn’t have chosen a better location we filmed at Shelsey Walsh Hill Climb, the oldest active motorsport event in the entire world. Although most rigs […]

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