Warrior Fight Series Weighins

I was going to write a post about the Warrior Fight Series event, but I always do that so I thought that I'd write about the weigh ins instead as I really enjoyed the shoot, so I hope you will keep visiting my blog after you see this. Previous weigh ins have been held at the [...]

By | March 21st, 2016|Blog, Featured, London, Sport, Sport, UK|0 Comments

Warrior Fight Series 4

Warrior Fight Series 4 took place at London's York Hall last weekend, a stacked card with two mouthwatering main event bouts that were expected to bring fireworks. Jack Hermansson vs. Karlos Vemola were set to battle it out for the Warrior Fight Series Middleweight Championship with Jefferson George defending his title against Brad Wheeler. Harry [...]

By | August 10th, 2015|Blog, Featured, London, Sport, Sport|0 Comments

Stand and Bang – Large

I was invited to shoot Stand and Bang - Large by my friend Kyle Greaves again. I've shot Stand and Bang a couple of times and its always a great evening. Kyle has a tight team around him, MC Peter Lowe with his exceptional enthusiasm. Reffing by Chris Batcheldor who is always fair and certinaly [...]

By | July 19th, 2015|Blog, Featured, Sport, Sport, Uncategorized|0 Comments

MMA Photography – The Half Century

This weekend I realised that I had passed the milestone of fifty MMA photography gigs. I thought that this would be worthy of a post to share my thoughts on the matter, how I have progressed and general feelings about the mixed martial arts scene. I shot my first MMA event at Fury in September [...]

By | May 27th, 2015|Blog, Featured, Sport, Sport|0 Comments

Warrior Fight Series #3

I had the pleasure of shooting Warrior Fight Series again this weekend. This was Harry Shoebridges third outing on his own and the first at a London venue, the iconic York Hall, home to many boxing events over the years. I'd not shot here before so was interested in finding out how it would work. [...]

By | May 25th, 2015|Blog, Featured, Sport, Sport|0 Comments

Andrew Tate

I've long been an admirer of Andrew Tate, he's a flamboyant guy in the ring and off it too he has a love of nice cars and going to the casino on the odd occasion, some would say he is a bit of a playboy. I'd wanted to spend some time with him for a [...]

By | April 12th, 2015|Blog, Featured, Sport|0 Comments

Royler Gracie at Eddie Kone BJJ

This Sunday I spent the day in the company of Royler Gracie at Eddie Kone BJJ. I'm no know it all with Jiu Jitstu bu any means, but I do know that the Gracie family are up there and when the call came from MMAPlus asking if I'd be interested in shooting it I jumped [...]

By | March 16th, 2015|Blog, Featured, Sport|0 Comments

Lion Fighting Championships

It's been a while since I've shot MMA due to a change in tack for me and the way in which I want to work, however I had arranged with Leo Alderman some time ago to shoot Lion Fighting Championships some time ago and true to my word I was looking forward to getting back up [...]

By | October 7th, 2014|Blog, Featured, Sport, Sport|0 Comments

BAMMA 15 – Alex Montagnani vs. Nathan Jones

This weekend we're all set for the long awaited matchup between two of London's most well known fighters, Alex Montagnani vs Nathan Jones - BAMMA 15 at London's Copper Box Arena. Both fighters have held belts at Fury in the last twelve months and both are well liked on the London scene, this is a fight [...]

By | April 2nd, 2014|Blog, Featured, London, Sport, Sport, UK|0 Comments

Killacam Fight Night 7

Last weekend we took a trip to Margate for Killacam Fight Night 7 Invictus. I've never been to Margate or to a Killacam event. To be totally frank, I wasn't sure what to expect, however I've met the promoter Cameron Else several times both at events where he was spectating and at Cage Warriors where [...]

By | March 26th, 2014|Blog, Featured, Sport, Sport, UK|0 Comments

UFC Fight Night Gustafsson vs. Manuwa

UFC Fight Night Gustafsson vs. Manuwa fight day was upon us yesterday and to say I was excited was an understatement. Ive never been to an arena of the sixe of the O2 for any event let alone for a fight night so i was expecting good things. Once checked in I casually took a look [...]

By | March 10th, 2014|Blog, Featured, London, Sport, Sport|0 Comments

BAMMA 14 – LG Arena

Well what to say about the event this weekend.... BAMMA 14 promised a lot with a stacked card, the audience expected a lot from what would be the last event of the year before the Christmas break, everyone was looking forward to some time off after a full year of  relentless training and working I [...]

By | December 16th, 2013|Blog, Featured, Sport|0 Comments

Enfusion Live – Nov 2013

Enfusion Live was a new event for me as I'd not been cageside for kickboxing before. Arriving early with Roberto from MMAPLUS we did our normal and found McDonald's, this has become a bit of a tradition, the mid afternoon snack of the winning team before an event. We were met at the event and [...]

By | November 12th, 2013|Blog, Featured, Music, Sport, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Cage Warriors 60 at Kentinsh Town Forum

This was my second trip to see Cage Warriors, the previous trip had been up to Liverpool so I was glad to be a bit closer to home at The Kentish Town Forum. The event was well run from the off, I introduced myself to the official Cage Warriors photographer, Dolly Clew who couldn't have [...]

By | October 28th, 2013|Blog, Featured, Sport, Sport|0 Comments

Jimmy Wallhead

I was recently invited to shoot "Judo" Jimmy Wallhead for MMAPLUS up in Leicester, another of the fighters due to appear at BAMMA 13 in Birmingham on September 14th. I'd not seen Jimmy fight live before but spent a bit of time looking him up before the trip to the Rough House. Jimmy started out [...]

By | September 16th, 2013|Blog, Featured, Sport, Sport, UK|0 Comments

A Short Post about MMA Photography

I've been doing MMA photography for around nine months now and fortunately fell into it, it wasn't something that I decided to do at all, more an opportunity that jumped out at me partially by chance and I decided to grab it with both hands. I was hooked after my first event at Fury 6 [...]

By | June 4th, 2013|Blog, Featured, Sport, UK|1 Comment

UFC on Fuel TV 9

This weekend I had my first experience of a UFC event. It was exciting from the off - hard work and long days but well worth it. I was shooting on behalf of MMAPLUS who looked after me very well. We shot the weigh-in on Friday then the main event on the Saturday. The Globe Arena where UFC on [...]

By | April 10th, 2013|Blog, Featured, Sport|0 Comments

Glory 5

I was lucky to be invited to take photos for MMAPlus at Glory 5 this weekend. This was the biggest kickboxing event that the ?UK has ever seen so I was pretty stoked about the opportunity to say the least. After a few hassles getting in and getting the press seats sorted out we were treated to an awesome night of action from some [...]

By | March 27th, 2013|Blog, Featured, London, Sport, Sport, UK|0 Comments

UCMMA 31

A little late on getting this weeks entry up. I had a mad Saturday and Sunday - UCMMA 31 on Saturday and Fight Scene 5 on Sunday. Minimal sleep and lots of work. Over the two events I shot around 2,500 images. UCMMA 31 was awesome as expected. Great fights and superb matching ensuring that the punters [...]

By | December 8th, 2012|Blog, Featured, London, Sport, Sport, UK|0 Comments

Team Underground MMA

My friend Danielle West of Team Underground MMA and New Wave Academy asked me if  I would be able to take some more shots of her for a fight that she may be doing in Asia for her sponsors  I'd had a day off on Thursday and suggested that it would be a good idea to fit her [...]

By | October 27th, 2012|Blog, Featured, London, Sport, Sport, UK|0 Comments

London Fightshooters – John Hathaway

I was lucky enough to be asked to shoot John Hathaway and some of the other fighters  London Fightshooters this week. This is the first time I have shot someone in the UFC and I have to say John was an absolute pleasure to work with.He's currently 17 -1 which is a pretty impressive record! [...]

By | October 19th, 2012|Blog, Featured, London, Sport, Sport, UK|0 Comments

Shock n Awe 12

This weekend it was Shock n Awe 12 in Portsmouth. My wonderful mate at UNCAGED sorted me out at fairly short notice, so it was touch and go as to whether I'd be able to make it. Luckily he cam through and I was on my way down south. Another production that I'd not been to before [...]

By | October 14th, 2012|Blog, Featured, Sport, Sport, UK|1 Comment

UCMMA 30

I was once again lucky enough to able to shoot some MMA, this time UCMMA 30 at London's Troxy. This was by far the biggest and best production I have been to and it was televised on SKY sports live. The fights were all fantastic, fighters totally up for it. After seeing this standard of fight it [...]

By | October 12th, 2012|Featured, London, Sport, Sport, UK|0 Comments

UCMMA 30 Press Conference

I'm lucky enough to be going to UCMMA 30 this evening. As a precursor to this I was asked to attend the press conference prior to the main event at Troxy. It was great to see the fighters in a more relaxed environment and to be part of the whole event. As I've said in [...]

By | October 6th, 2012|Blog, Featured, Sport, Sport|0 Comments

Laura Clark of New Wave Academy

I recently met Laura Clark through a job on the local magazine where I was asked to shoot her apartment - its slightly unusual. Soon after Laura asked me if I would be up for taking some portraits at New Wave Academy where she practices MMA. As a result of this she asked if I [...]

By | October 2nd, 2012|Blog, Featured, London, Sport, UK, Uncategorized|0 Comments

10th Legion MMA Fighter Composites

I though that it might be a bit of fun to do some MMA composites after my two recent outings. I wanted to achieve something more akin to 'cool fighter portraits' in a bit of an advertorial vein. As the images from the 10th Legion MMA outing in Hull on September 15th were better than [...]

By | September 30th, 2012|Blog, Featured, Sport, Sport, UK|0 Comments

New Wave Academy – MMA Fighters

I was lucky enough to be asked to shoot some of the local MMA athletes recently.  Its the first time that I have been able to practice a three light technique on people other than myself or close friends, so was somewhat apprehensive and excited about doing it especially given that they are all pretty [...]

By | July 4th, 2012|Blog, Crystal Palace, Featured, London, Portraiture, Sport, Sport, UK|2 Comments
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