Myton Hospice held their annual cycle challenge on the 6th August and we were delighted to have been there as the official photographers again this year.

It was a glorious day, perfect for the riders taking to the three courses – 60km, 100km and the mammoth 100 miles. We take our hats off to all that completed the course – it was a monumental effort.

We had photographers strategically placed at the start-finish area as well as on the short course and half-way up the infamous Saintbury Hill climb.

All of the photos can be found by clicking the button below. The start/finish photos are organised into approximate time slots to help you narrow down the search.

Congratulations to all who took part and we hope to see you all again next year!

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It was great to have been invited back to the beautiful Great Tew estate to photograph the Heythrop Junior Pony Club Camp for another year. It is one of the highlights of our equestrian calendar.

The weather on the first day of our shoot was a little miserable but it didn’t seem to dampen the enthusiasm of the riders. The day was completed with a light-hearted dog show which was just a little chaotic!

The second day of the shoot was much better weather-wise and allowed us to get some fantastic photographs.

All of the pictures are available by clicking the button below. As a thank-you to those that bought photographs from us at the camp will find a complimentary copy on our Facebook page, so don’t forget to get tagging.

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What a delight it was to be working with Kirstie Smith and the talented cast from Step onto Stage’s production “Frontline” at the Abbey Theatre in Nuneaton.

A few weeks ago we’d caught a sneak-peak at rehearsals when we popped along to take the cast shots for the programme.

The show has come along in leaps and bounds!

The show is a real testament to Kirstie and her team.

All of the photos can be found in our password-protected gallery (click the button below.)

Please do not get in touch with us to ask for the password – you’ll have to get in touch with Step Onto Stage to obtain it.

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It was great to be back at Larkhill Barracks to photograph the 47 Regiment Summer Ball. Rather ironically, it was a Caribbean-themed ball on the wettest day of the summer!

Thankfully we’d come prepared with our green screen photography studio so the weather was perfect for the photos, if not outside!

All of the photographs from the evening are available in our gallery – just click the button below. As a thank you to those that bought prints from us on the night, we’ve added a complimentary copy to our Facebook page – don’t forget to tag yourself!

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All of the photographs from this event are available in our gallery which can be accessed by clicking the button below. You’ll need a password in order to be able to view the images. Each child will have been given a leaflet containing the details. If you don’t have the password, please contact the school directly to obtain the password. For security reasons, we are unable to give out the password ourselves.

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What an absolute pleasure it was to have been invited along to photograph the equestrian section of the Monmouthshire Show.

This brilliantly organised show, held on the banks of the picturesque River Wye played host to a wide variety of disciplines – from showing to show-jumping; working-hunter to scurry driving.

We were treated to some excellent competition, in beautiful surroundings and in glorious weather.

All of the photographs from the show are now online and can be viewed by clicking the button below. As a thank-you to those that bought prints from us at the event, we’ve uploaded a complimentary copy of the picture to our Facebook page, so don’t forget to tag yourself.

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