70-200 f4 L IS – Initial thoghts

Those of you who follow this blog will remember that a couple of weeks ago I sold my beloved 70-200 2.8 L IS lens. The lens that has shot the majority of my ski photos for the last few years. I replaced it with it’s smaller and lighter brother the 70-200 f4 L IS. Having spent a couple of...

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Back to my roots

Well as some of you know, I am originally from the UK. For a country that doesn’t really have any skiing of it’s own, there is a large and talented ski scene there and several great magazines. I often shoot stories...

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The snow finally comes to whistler.

Well those of us living up in BC have been waiting patiently for this all winter. The snow has now been falling for a few days and today was probably the deepest day I have ever seen when i headed up with the Poorboyz crew with...

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Finalist: Pro Photographer Showdown

I’m pleased to announce that I have been chosen as a finalist in the prestigious Pro Photographer Showdown, hosted by Olympus!  I’ll be presenting a 9 minute slideshow of my work to a judging panel that consists of many of the top names in the action sport photography world!  This has...

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Skieur -Schuster is bigger in France

I got an e-mail this morning from Frank Raymond to say that I had the cover of the Skieur magazine in France. The photo was shot last winter in the Whistler backcountry with the Theory-3 crew while filming for their movie...

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Fri Flyt – Big in Norway

One off shots in magazines are nice, but it’s even nicer when you get a collection of shots together for an article. Last month Fri Flyt , one of the major ski mags in Norway, ran a few of shots of mine in an article about...

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Anatomy of a jib shoot.

A couple of days ago we took some time off sledding here in Whistler with the PBP crew to shoot a jib setup that I had found before the season started. The setup was a double bomb drop, one drop followed immediately by another...

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Everyday Is A Saturday

Today Poorboyz productions released the official trailer for their new movie Everyday Is A Saturday. With the most comprehensive list of athletes ever featured in one ski movie this is a guaranteed hit. For the last few months I...

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New Pocketwizard TT1 and TT5

UPDATE: Read my review of the TT1 transmitter HERE. Today the makers of Pocketwizards announced two new models to add to their lineup. I’m not going to go into details about what the current PWs do, if you don’t know...

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New Pocketwizards on their way.

I have a love hate relationship with Pocketwizards.  When they work there is nothing better for triggering your remote strobes. But take them up in the mountains, put them in negative temperatures and things can quickly go awry....

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New Bags coming from F-Stop

For the last year my F-Stop backpacks have been my location workhorses. I primarily use the F-Stop Satori (their largest pack) for my day to day mountain shooting and when I am using multiple packs, I double up by taking their Tilopa pack with me as well. Over the last 6 months or so, the guys at...

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Ode to the Sigma 15mm Fisheye lens

About 3 years ago when I decided to start taking my shooting seriously, I also decided that I was going to need a fisheye lens. What action sports photographer doesnt have a fisheye right? Being a Canon shooter gave me two options, the Canon 15mm Fisheye or the Sigma 15mm Fisheye. At the time I...

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SIA Vegas – Tradeshow Banners

The annual ski industry trade show, SIA, has been and gone in Las Vegas last week. I wasn’t there myself but here is a few photos of some of my photos that were used at the show in various booths. All the original shots...

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