WCFN 07 – Guangzhou

If it isn’t the blood, sweat or tears that grab your attention then it’s the beautiful ring girls, the awesome charity prizes and the cheering spectators as local fighters battle it out – head-to-head – for the ultimate white collar bragging rights. Yes you guessed it – i’m referring to the  White Collar Fight Night (WCFN) event which…

Modelling Card Shoot

Studio shoots are great fun and when you are surrounded by talented people it’s even better – today’s job was to shoot a basic modelling card comprising of 4 images with different hair and makeup. The client has done a few shoots previously but needed a good head shot and some alternative inner images. After an initial…

Wrestling Portrait Shoot

Every young boys dream – when i was a lad anyways – was to be a wrestler. It’s all we would talk about between friends and when the sticker collection came out, it turned my life upside down! It’s not often you get to relive your youth and when the opportunity came up to shoot a new…

Male Portrait Shoot

When i’m not travailing around south China with event companies or learning new techniques on Photoshop i love getting portrait gigs, so when i was contracted to shoot some head-shots for a local model i was stocked.After a sit down and discussion we opted for 3 different styles, something commercial, something relaxed and something fun!…

Soccer Girl Group Shoot

One of the many benefits of living in the beautiful city of Shenzhen is the vast amount of photography events available. Almost daily you can find groups of like-minded people gathering together to share experience and take photographs. I was recently introduced to a new group of hobbyist photographers who regularly meet up on Saturdays and so…

White Collar Event – Xiamen

5,684 miles, 2,700 WeChat steps and 6 espresso shots later – the team finally arrive at of the shores of Xiamen, Fujian province – for the 6th White Collar fight night event were local businesses sponsor fighters to battle it out for local pride and glory – raising money for charity. The white collar scene…

Magpie Grand Opening In OCT LOFT

Let’s face it, Shenzhen has so many places to eat, picking one can drive the sanest person crazy – but when I heard about the opening night of the Magpie, a trendy hip restaurant located in the heart of OCT LOFT – I had to check it out. Serving traditional Dong Bei food styled with…

Spartan Race Shenzhen

The thought of crawling under barbed wire, scaling walls or plunging several feet into muddy waters might seem ridiculous to most of us – the appeal to an Spartan Racer is however, without question. Over 5,000 fitness and sports enthusiasts from all over the world gathered together to participate in the first ever Spartan Race…

Fight Night – Zhuhai

Over the past year I’v had the opportunity to shoot many different events but for me, there is nothing more thrilling and nerve-racking than photographing a MMA fight. It’s crazy right! “Your only there to take the photos” – i hear you say! Well for whatever reason, watching two grown people going head-to-head, trying vigorously to knock each other out is…

Shenzhen Metro Advertisement

When the opportunity came up to shoot an advertisement for a local Shenzhen sports company that would be featured in the Shenzhen Metro, well…i jumped at it. The concept was simple; display 6 of the personal trainers who worked at the gym and grab the users attention as they walked past it in the metro. After…

#Hash Clothing Shoot

Based in OCT LOFT the #Hash clothing company in Shenzhen required a few new images for their social media channels. Outdoor lifestyle shoots are always great fun and it was the perfect end to a lovely sunny day. The whole shoot was wrapped up within two hours and I had the pleasure of meeting all the great people behind the…

Grand Hyatt Food Shoot

I love eating – sounds silly when you say it out-loud, but it’s true. It just so happens that one of my favourites is Italian cuisine so when the Grand Hyatt needed some photos for their Italian restaurant, I was happy to offer my services. The brief was simple – shoot some “over the shoulder” style photos of…

Gym Shoot

It seems Shenzhen it full of healthy people, well you could be forgiven thinking that way when going through my recent work portfolio as it seems sports and gyms are constantly appearing. There is a big increase in new gyms and sporting houses opening up and so when I had the opportunity to shoot some freestyle…

Bia Burger Food Shoot

I rarely get the chance to do food photography as most restaurants in Shenzhen have a regular shooters however when the opportunity came up to shoot an event with an added bonus of some food photos afterwards – I welcome the job. The client was holding a lunch time dinner for local VIP’s to test out some new food items…

Pro Fitness Shoot

I’m blessed with lots of great friends and i enjoy helping them out whenever i can – so when a good friend explained he needed some photos for a new gym opening up i was camera ready. Pro Fitness is the name and getting you into shape is their game – well lucky for me no…

18Under Golf Shoot

There is nothing more rewarding than turning a client into a friend and with this client i think I’v made friends for life. 18under is a golf company based in Shenzhen run by 3 English gentlemen. The company required images for their social media and advertising networks and i was fortunate enough to be offered…