Hot air balloon tethering

Meeting Old Friends at 2016 Bristol International Balloon Fiesta

Once again I am at the Bristol International Balloon Fiesta which is always a great event to attend and photograph.  So far, both of the scheduled launches have had to be cancelled because the wind has been too strong for the pilots to be able to fly safely over Bristol City Centre.  Added to that, […]

Dragon Boat Racing in London’s Eastend

At the end of August on a sunny summer’s day, I headed down to the Royal Albert Dock in London’s Eastend for the British Dragon Boat Racing Association (BDA) National League. The London regatta was the penultimate meeting of the 2014 season with the final regatta being the two-day National Cup in mid September. I […]

Photographing Hot Air Balloons

This weekend I have been photographing the Bristol International Balloon Fiesta for the fourth year running … it is always an enjoyable event and the balloonists are a friendly bunch. Additionally, I most thank the fantastic media team from Plaster for all their help including information, coffee, and sweets! My highlight of the weekend was […]

Racing Yachts leaving London

The banks of the River Thames were packed to see the procession of the Clipper 2013-14 Round the World Yacht Race competitors as 12 yachts left St. Catherines Dock near Tower Bridge. This image is of the GB yacht passing through Tower Bridge which had been raised for the occasion. The actual racing starts tomorrow […]

Expanded Motorcycle Racing gallery

I had previously posted some photographs from the British Motorcycle Club meeting at Brands Hatch in July and I have now added some more images from their last meeting of the year which was also at Brands Hatch at the end of September. It was a beautiful sunny Sunday and perfect day for racing as […]

New gallery – Bristol International Balloon Fiesta

Last weekend, I spent Friday, Saturday & Sunday at this year’s Bristol International Balloon Fiesta meeting some great people and photographing the event. Now I have posted my selection of photographs from this event which includes some shots from inside the basket of the Coop Funeral Services balloon whilst tethered in the arena on Friday […]

Arrived in Bristol for the Balloon Fiesta

This evening I had a swift and uneventful drive from London to Bristol where I am shooting the Bristol International Balloon Fiesta tomorrow, Saturday and Sunday.   The weather forecast looks a bit mixed so I am praying foo some good weather so the balloons fly or at least some dramatic skies. Anyway, it is an […]

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