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Unboxing the Westcott Rapid Box Duo

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Unboxing the Rapid Box Duo from Westcott This is the new Westcott Rapid Box Duo, softbox desinged for speedlites. I have had the Rapid Boxes in my set of gear for over a year now and are my chosen piece of kit for lighting with Speedlites. The beauty of the Westcott Rapid Box system is that they are ready to …

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OPOTY 2014 Winners

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OPOTY 2014 Winners Outdoor Photographer of the year category winners have been posted on the #OPOTY website. Last weeks judging was an amazing experience which left us judges in awe of the level of entires this year. Hopefully the shortlisted will make it to some sort of publication as they are worthy of being seen by all. The judges will …

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Aiguille Rouge what makes it so special?

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Aiguille Rouge(3226m) a mountain amongst mountains. Sat high above Arc2000 is a piste that I have been skiing since I was a teenager. I wasn’t until woking as a photographer and spending many hours high on that mountain that I began to appreciate the mountain. One of my images here captures one of the senses that I feel most and …

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#BattleRoyale

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#battleroyale Here are the images from today. My good friends @Morvelo are hosting another event in their hometown of Brighton. #BattleRoyale race what you ride, bring your favourite bike and race it with your mates in a team of 3. Battle Royale battle royale    

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Dropbox increases Pro model for better value

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Dropbox increase in size Dont you love it, when, just as you think one of your suppliers is loosing it’s edge it bounces back. In recent months as my Dropbox hovers on it’s limits, I have been looking at the deals from Google Drive, Amazon and recently BT as they all offer such much cheaper storage than Dropbox. BUT, I …

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Unboxing Sigma 50mm F1.4 DG ART

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I ‘ve just taken delivery of the Sigma 50mm F1.4 DG art lens. It is to replace my Canon 50 f1.4 and 85 f1.2. I thought you’d like to see the unboxing of this much talked about lens. ** Please note the lens hood fits perfectly. It has a right way where there is a little mark. In the un-boxing …

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Sonny Webster Olympic lifter

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Sonny Webster is one of our new hopefuls for a medal in Brazil in Olympic lifting. I had the opportunity to shoot him for Mens Fitness in an old Olympic lifting gym in Bristol. The gym brought back many memories for me as it is where I went to judo as a kid and was famous for developing Precious McKensie …

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Alex Jones announces Sport Relief challenge

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Alex Jones and her Sport Relief challenge. The past few months I have been working with Sport Relief and Alex Jones on images for her latest challenge. Tomorrow morning she will announce the challenge which IS a challenge, and watching her train she knows it’s a big challenge too. Here is the image thats going out in the press. There …

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Outdoor Show guide preview

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The Telegraph Outdoor Show The Telegraph outdoor show guide has just been made available to me. Have a look Here. The Image I shot this in a lovely spot just outside Verbier in the Valais region of Switzerland. It rained all day !! Matt Ray was climbing for Flipside magazine that goes to all schools. Bad weather often delivers a …

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Godox V850 manual speedlite with Li-Ion battery

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Li-Ion powered Speedlite. ***** Update: Today 17/02/14 ****** This looks like the same flash with another badge.and £69 !NEEWER® TT850 *LI-ION BATTERY* Flash Speedlite, although it looks like the case is somewhat flimsy, the Godox one is just like my Canon one. NEEWER® TT850 *LI-ION BATTERY* Flash Speedlite For Canon, Nikon, Sony, Pentax , Olympus and all other SLR DSLR …

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Morvelo – content strategy

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Photo video content strategy with Morvelo. Morvelo cycle brand has developed a great content strategy along with myself and Alex Wykes from Verri media. This strategy provides them with regular video and photo content to spread over a relatively short term before the next is developed and deployed. The key as ever is in the planning, and this allows us …

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iSportconnect: U.S. Ski & Snowboard Sign Content Partnership with The Whistle

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U.S. Ski & Snowboard Sign Content Partnership with The Whistle Media / Broadcasting Sunday, 15 December 2013 23:25 The Whistle, a youth sports digital programmer, has signed a multi-year partnership with the U.S. Ski & Snowboard Association to develop a series of original video programming.The Whistle will also supply an undisclosed upfront investment to build up video infrastructure for the …

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Hotel 55 on Hangar Lane !!

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I stayed here while using studios in Acton, London. There is a travel lodge across the road from the studio, but our producer found this place, 2 mins in the car and right on the busy Hangar Lane. Once parked and inside its brilliant.Guess what we had for dinner? Yep Sushi! The rooms maybe small, well mine was, but they …

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Hotel Ramada, Dover

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Sorry forgot to take the photos   The night before shooting a cross channel ferry I stayed in the Ramada in Dover. We did a meeting in the bar and had a bar snack in amongst what looked like a christmas party ! Real ale on tap and a long list of bar snacks at 10pm. Nothing over exciting but did the …

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Hotel Annabelle, Paphos, Cyprus

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I’m at the Annabelle while shooting the Cyprus Rally and Andreas Mikkleson. I remember shooting this hotel about twelve years ago. It’s a lovely hotel in a lovely location but for me it’s a little old in its styling. I remember it with an old colonial look, which was cool, but that has been lost with more modern furniture. Apparently …

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Royal station hotel Newcastle

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I’ve used this hotel twice now. It is joining the railway station. Out the station turn right 200m. I’ve just paid £120 for two mid week nights. Paid £55 for a Sunday night before. Good clean modern rooms, old charm the rest. Free intermittent wifi. Food ok, coffee( my bench mark of quality) 4/10. I’d say stay here. Neville Street …

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Desert Camp Agouti-Morocco

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Wow, our desert camp in Morocco. Facilities, a cook tent and a big top for dinner ! We slept in twin tents underneath a million million stars, you couldn’t see the stars for the stars. One of the best places to stay on earth. This place really is a million stars. If you think 5 stars is for you then …

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ILike: this made me laugh……

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This made me kinda laugh…. Gareth Allenby-Jones editorial error– this is in fact the entire aircraft fleet of the Royal Air Force since the Strategic Defence Review. (don’t laugh…you should see the Navy) 12 hours ago

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iLike: Red Bull Stratos

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Red Bull Stratos, from Joe Kittinger to Tom Read(Freefall) As a skydiver I have followed the story of Joe Kittinger and read books like ‘Freefall’ where an ex SAS member went a bit barmy trying to do the same. I can understand why Felix said he felt like 20 tons had been lifted from his shoulders.   http://www.redbull.co.uk/cs/Satellite/en_UK/Article/Red-Bull-Stratos–History-Made–3-World-Records-021243269995858

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