Nepal in Black & White – Tales of Langtang – Fine print collection

These photographs tell the tale behind the scenes of the expedition, they share the essence of the unique people who call these mountains their home, they depict the purity and hardships of life at altitude and highlight the true spirit of the Himalayas through my own eyes.

2nd December 2020
(product review) – Aquapac -35L Lightweight Waterproof Backpack

35L Lightweight Waterproof Backpack Whether you’re commuting across town, cycling through Europe or sea-kayaking to the approach of a climb, the 35 Litre Lightweight Wateroof Backpack from Aquapac is a fully-featured waterproof daypack that will protect your gear from all the elements have to throw at you. Designed for practicality and comfort this dry bag is a …

21st October 2020
(product review) – Aquapac – 28L Toccoa Waterproof Backpack

Toccoa 28L Waterproof Backpack   CONSTRUCTION Tough 500D Vinyl will resist scrapes and abrasion on the trail. All-welded construction seals out any water.   FEATURES Roll-down seal with side (compression) or top (maximum volume) closure. Mesh side pockets for quick-access items. Breathable mesh straps and padding. Lash points for lights and attachments. Daisy-chain webbing to secure …

19th October 2020
Manchester during Covid-19 #Stayhome – photo gallery

The outbreak of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) currently sees Manchester in state of reduced sociality and partial quarantine alongside many major towns and cities worldwide; some of which are currently under regimented isolation. Across the globe these are unconventional and challenging times we are all confronted with. The following images were taken during this period in the …

1st April 2020
(Product Review) – Montane alpine kit test – Naya Kanga (5846m) – Nepal

products under review: Alpha Balance Jacket CONSTRUCTIONPONTETORTO® Tecnostretch with a durable ‘hard face’ in main body120g POLARTEC® Alpha® Direct fleece inner in chest, shoulders and upper armsFEATHERLITE™ Air nylon stretch overlays with DWR FEATURESSnug helmet compatible stretch bound hoodArticulated arms with engineered tailoringFull length YKK VISLON® front zip with internal storm flapTwo zipped Napoleon chest …

18th February 2019
Naya Kanga (5846m) – Nepal

I think I’d forgotten the excitement felt only amidst the chaos in the streets of the far east. As motorbikes weaved between the cars blaring their horns, and saffron dust filled the air around us, I was brought back to my time backpacking through Southeast Asia, hopping between countries with my camera in hand. But …

6th November 2018
The West Highland Way

With our bags packed for a winter trek in Scotland, me and Chris left for Milngavie train station just North of Glasgow, ready to start our journey. As a photographer I wanted to capture what, in my head, was the true essence of Scotland – the cold, the wet, and the snow-capped mountains of the …

20th April 2018
(Product Review) – Salomon X-Alp LTR GTX

Salomon X-Alp LTR GTX® – (Dave’s rating 4/5*) The Men’s X-Alp LTR GTX® Approach Shoe from Salomon is low cut, lightweight multi-terrain shoe which offers robust protection for approaches and hiking on varied technical terrain. The soft leather upper allows for more flexibility and precision to the foot on rough terrain, whilst the rigid heel cup …

15th March 2018
Manchester By Night – Photo Gallery

Castlefield Canal, Manchester – 6.0 sec at f/9.0, ISO 400   Urbis (National Football Museum), Manchester – 30.0 sec at f/16, ISO 400   Manchester Central Convention Complex (G-MEX), Manchester – 1.3 sec at f/9.0, ISO 400   Castlefield, Manchester – 15.0 sec at f/9.0, ISO 400   Castlefield Canal No.2, Manchester – 13.0 sec at f/10, ISO 400   …

11th February 2018
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