Publication for InBroadcast digital magazine about the challenges of filming in hostile environments.

Simon talks about the Compass15 Solo 3-Stage Miller tripod and the challenges faced filming in Antarctica & the sweltering volcanic beaches of Ascension Island for InBroadcast Digital Magazine [pageview url=”!” height=”800px” scrolling=”yes”]


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…