2017 UK Armed Forces Ice Hockey Tournament

At the beginning of June, I travelled to Sheffield to photograph the annual UK Armed Forces Ice Hockey Tournament.  This was my fourth year as tournament photographer.  I am incredibly passionate about my ice hockey photography and I consider it a privilege to be a part of this prestigious military competition, which sees teams from the British Army, Royal Air Force and Royal Navy compete against each other to become Tri-Service Champions.  In addition, each evening, the Royal Navy Destroyers, RAF Aces and British Army Blades, battle it out for the Inter-Service Championship Cup.

So, what’s it like to be tournament photographer? – Four long, cold days rink side working hard, but worth every second to capture all the action and emotions; the agony of defeat and the ecstasy of triumph! Read More

2017 All Star Game

Last weekend, I had the pleasure of being asked to photograph the annual UEA Avalanche All Star Game.  Two beautiful figure skating performances from Jasmine and Beverley of the university’s ice skating club provided the perfect opening to what was a great evening. Read More

‘A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away…’

We had tie-fighters, R2D2 and an intergalactic cake for Max’s Star Wars themed first birthday portrait and cake smash session. Read More

Victory for The RAF Vulcans

The first home game of 2017 saw The RAF Vulcans take a hard fought 10 – 7 victory from the Nottingham Knights.  Congratulations to Vulcans’ #19, Lee Cope, on Man of the Match. Read More

‘Boring the arse off young people!’

My heart always leaps with joy when Creative Arts East appears in my inbox asking me to photograph another event.  Since first commissioning me in 2014 to photograph ‘The Trench’, a haunting play set during World War I, I have been treated to a veritable feast of creative offerings ranging from the abstract to the simply wonderful.   Read More

Avalanche fall to local rivals

It’s been quite a while since I photographed an ice hockey game at Peterborough, so it was great to shoot at the Planet Ice rink for the first time this year on Saturday evening.  The UEA Avalanche joined forces with The Flyers for a ‘Flavalanche’ mash up against local rivals, the Peterborough Predators.  The action packed game finished Predators 8 Flavalanche 3.

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Kathi & Steve’s wedding…a nautical theme, beautiful blue blooms and a ‘Hollywood movie’ style love story…

Kathi and Steve married at the beautiful Wymondham Abbey last Autumn. These two were just made for each other; their love story rivals the plot of any Hollywood romantic movie and although the rain poured, it couldn’t dampen the smiles, joy and love that filled their special day. Read More