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A rain-soaked shoot – Countryfile

A rain-soaked shoot – Countryfile

Back again filming with the BBC for their programme - Countryfile. Here I am with the Countryfile team and film crew on a rain-soaked shoot trying to capture shots of beavers! At least our mood wasn't dampened! A very enjoyable day out all around and looking forward...

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From the Highlands to the Islands

From the Highlands to the Islands

Not a bad way to end an enjoyable summer, touring the beautiful Scotland, from the Highlands to the Islands. Scotland is a place I hold very close to my heart. Every time I return I am always stunned by the beauty and calmness of the Scottish wilderness. There is...

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Hops Harvet

Hops Harvet

A brilliant couple of days filming Hops Harvet in Herefordshire Here I am with Director Erika, Presenter Anita, Soundie Adam, 2nd Camera Osian, Researcher Lauren and Interpreter Pascal I hope everyone has a great weekend #MikeCaine #hopsharvest #Cameraman...

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Abseiling for Countryfile

Abseiling for Countryfile

One for the memories! A great day filming once again for the BBC on their hugely popular programme, Countryfile. Even got the braces back on for a bit of abseiling - maybe not as nimble as I once was... abseiling Pictured here with Presenter Ellie Harrison, Director...

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Flower enthusiast Peter Seabrook

Flower enthusiast Peter Seabrook

Back with a familiar face filming last week. Was a great day working again with flower enthusiast Peter Seabrook, an extremely talented Gardener and Columnists for the Sun Newspaper. Another a great day shooting and always a pleasure to work with Peter! #MikeCaine...

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Durham Cathedral

Durham Cathedral

Another enjoyable day of filming last week! This time at the stunning Durham Cathedral with Gavin from Arty, Inc. This is not my first time filming in Durham, but I always enjoy coming back to see the sights! Keep an eye out for more behind the scenes photos coming...

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BBC Countryfile Calendar Photo Competition

BBC Countryfile Calendar Photo Competition

I had a great couple of days filming the BBC Countryfile Calendar Photo Competition. Make sure to keep an eye out for the judges: John Craven, Simon King and a certain Cerys Mathews! Don’t forget to take part in selecting the overall winner and purchasing your...

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Bob Mortimer, Paul Whitehouse and Gone Fishing team

Bob Mortimer, Paul Whitehouse and Gone Fishing team

If I’ve been a bit quiet with you this week you might be thinking there’s something fishy going on with Mike; and that’s because there literally has been! Great to be working Bob Mortimer, Paul Whitehouse and Gone Fishing team. Message me on here if you think I can...

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Chelsea Flower Show

Chelsea Flower Show

Had a wonderful time filming some beautiful scenery for the Chelsea Flower Show last week. Always great getting out in the gardens filming designers and growers for the BBC’s Chelsea Flower Show programme. Follow me as I explore movies and TV programmes all over the...

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Garden Rescue

Garden Rescue

Another enjoyable day filming.. check! Another successful film captured… also check! Yesterday was all about Gardens as I have been immersed in filming with the brilliant team at Garden Rescue. Charlie Dimmock and the build team really put the work in to get the...

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Countryfile – Matt and Margarita

Countryfile – Matt and Margarita

It’s been another busy week behind my favourite toy, the camera! Was great seeing my old presenter friends from Countryfile, Matt and Margarita, down in Purbeck filming for another guaranteed to be insightful episode. Catch up with Countryfile yourself at -...

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Self Directing Cameraman

Self Directing Cameraman

Self Directing Cameraman When your programme requires to be filmed by a self shooting director, to help cover your crewing requirements, I am able to offer my services as a Self Directing Cameraman. I have been offering this service for a number of years, as more and...

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BT Sport

BT Sport

Always enjoy my time working with the amazing people at #BTSport. I am experienced in live and recorded OB productions: Football, Athletics, Golf, Rugby, Motor Racing, News, Concerts and Conferences. Location and studio. My time shooting sports has provided me with...

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Commercial with June Brown

Commercial with June Brown

What a memorable day this was, just some of the perks of the job! It was such a pleasure to film this commercial with June Brown, better known to some as Dot Cotton. An amazing actor and incredible person who had such interesting stories to share. Thank you June! If...

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Aquaculture

Aquaculture

Wow, what a throwback! I had an amazing experience shooting Scottish Aquaculture with BBC Countryfile back in 2017, an experience I will not forget. I am extremely fortunate to be able to work in some of the most beautiful places with some of the most amazing people,...

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