For the last 3 years I’ve been covering the annual Six Day track cycling event in London. It makes a nice change from the other types of commercial work I typically undertake during the rest of the year. The client … Continue reading
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Repton Boxing Club, Hackney, London
Some finished stills from a commission I worked on back in May at the famous Repton Boxing Club. It is one of the oldest in Britain, founded in 1884. Repton is a place full of character, where you can smell the sweat … Continue reading
Boxing training in Holburn, London
I’ve recently been working on a fun assignment shooting training and portraits of boxers at a few locations in London, here are some images from the Central St Martins university training sessions. Next to come will be the famous Repton Boxing … Continue reading
Santiago – Universidad de Chile vs Unión Española
Day 54 – Santa Laura Estadio – Universidad Chile 3 – 3 Unión Español, Santiago, Chile
Jumping out of the taxi near the stadium I assumed it would be a simple matter of finding the ticket office and making the purchase. I was wrong – they don’t sell tickets at the game, you have to buy them online beforehand. However like all entertainment events around the world there will always be touts and people with spare tickets willing to sell. And so for 8000 Chilean pesos (approx £9) I got a ticket from one of the Unión fans just before kick off.
And what a great game to see, three apiece, with a red card and three penalties! The home side, Universidad de Chile, down to ten men after a dubious decision in the second half, came back from 3-2 to score a late equaliser, sending the passionate fans around me into raptures.
La Corrida de toros – Fiesta de la Virgen de la Candelaria, Copacabana, Bolivia
I’ve watched Bullfights in Spain and Mexico but the thing i liked about Bolivian bullfights is that the bull isn’t hurt or killed, the only weapon used against the beast is a water pistol. These bullfights pictured marked the end … Continue reading
Pradal Serey, Cambodian Kickboxing in Phnom Penh, CTN Studios
I’m always keen to photograph some of the local sport when I visit another country, and I was particularly interested in seeing (and shooting) some of the Cambodian form of Kickboxing – Pradal Serey, which is supposed to pre-date the … Continue reading