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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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Sutton Bank

Sutton Bank

The last time I visited Sutton Bank, North Yorkshire, I wanted to be nowhere else. What a remarkable place, especially when the evening light begins to shine through the clouds! Taken on my Canon 5D MKlll, with a 24mm lens Find more of my photography work at...

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Corfe Castle

Corfe Castle

| Corfe Castle | Dorset My diverse service means I can capture stunning photography as well as film! Here’s a memorable shot that I have previously taken of the historic Corfe Castle in Dorset This incredible UK fortification dates to the 11th century and is simply a...

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Race Crowd

Race Crowd

| This week has been all about the races and in particular, the very forward-thinking team at Race Crowd whom I’ve had the pleasure of filming with for a few days down in Newmarket! I can still hear the power of the horses gallop past as we speak, what an enjoyable...

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Donnottar Castle

Donnottar Castle

The extraordinary sight of #DunnottarCastle, #Scotland is the feature of this week's Monday inspiration, which is quite breathtaking if I do say so myself! This shot was taken while looking out onto the rising sun, with the backdrops of the ruins of the 13th century...

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The Three Sisters

The Three Sisters

Looking forward to getting back up to Glen Coe when the opportunity arises! I must say this is one of my favourite shots I've ever taken of The Three Sisters, who don't need the sun's help when it comes to showing off their charm. Camera used: Canon 5d mkIII. 21mm...

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Clive Dunn

Clive Dunn

"Mike's dedicated professionalism to keep going, after several hours of faultless hand-held shooting, is quite remarkable." Today I'm extending my thanks to Clive Dunn, whom I have had the pleasure of working with on numerous projects in the past and hopefully it...

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Countryfile – Hambleden Valley

Countryfile – Hambleden Valley

Feeling very grateful to be kept busy again in these unpredictable times, hope everyone's keeping fit and well!  I've been making myself a few new four-legged friends in the last few days whilst once again working together with the ever-enthusiastic team at...

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BMW Mini at Oxford

BMW Mini at Oxford

What fun I've been having filming with BMW Mini at the Oxford car manufacturing site, in conjunction with Its Juice Productions. The chance to work with a big car brand is always exciting and fast-paced, with the intricacies of the stunning design giving me the chance...

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BMW MINI

BMW MINI

On my filming adventures this week I’ve been working together with the brilliant team at 'It’s Juice Productions’ for BMW MINI down at the Oxford car factory. It must be said that much as I enjoyed getting the chance to be behind the wheel of this beauty, being behind...

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