I’ve worked as a documentary cameraman since 2008, making a living telling stories and capturing unique images from the hottest coldest and remotest places on the planet. I’ve worked in places such as the icy cathedrals of Antarctica and South Georgia, to the rich reefs of the Indian Ocean, to the wonderful bird colonies of Ascension Island. Previously I worked as a motion graphic designer and was a senior editor in a corporate video production with some very big clients, where I learnt key skills in film-making and camera technology.

Pitcairn Island calls!

Now on the horizon in late May is the third major trip of this huge documentary filming adventure for the UK Overseas Territories! We have been flung over the roaring white foaming seas of Antarctica, 60 degrees South, the roughest oceans on Earth, and to the parched and arid landscapes of Ascension Island, to the…

nanoFlash and Sony EX3 setup for the trip. Chief operator wildlife cameraman Simon Vacher at the controls.

nanoFlash and EX1

Here’s a photo of the EX and the nanoFlash set up on the hotshot of the EX1. The same kind of workflow that Frozen Planet and Top Gear have been using. A good setup, though a bit cumbersome for those nippy hand held shots, especially with the battery Velcro’ed to the side. We will see.…

Adventure begins today! Simon Vacher is out in Nepal paragliding this year.

Buff sponsorship

I was lucky enough during the winter of 2010 to be sponsored some great head and neckwear from Buff! Thanks guys. I used a range of Buff’s over the winter, mainly the Polar Reversible Buff during our Paragliding trip to northern Nepal in January, and then the Polar buff again whilst skiing the Eiger ski…

New Ozone Delta! A first flight.

Well finally this incredible wing has made it’s way to me! Thanks and courtesy to Sussex Paragliding for arranging that. What to be said about this wing is that all the hype is true! And so next year will be a year for the most incredible aerial adventures, taking the sky elevator to cloud base…