About

I am a Camera Operator and Assistant working on a variety of productions, across natural history documentary, features and on studio/commercial sets. 

I have recently worked on Planet Earth II, Natural World, CATS, Siberian Tiger, Expedition Burma and Wild Japan. As well as working as an assistant and operator over the last few years, I have worked within production and lead an in-house technology lab for the BBC natural history unit. Working with a vast array of camera formats, from current 4K cameras (Red Dragon, F55, Amira, GH4 and FS700) to specialist low light cameras, grips and accessories (Sony A7s, Starlight, Motion control TL, stabiliser gimbals jibs & cranes). By combining my editorial background and technical knowledge, I can work creatively and efficiently to overcome challenges and adapt to new storylines while on location.

Being a passionate photographer and trained conservationist, I enjoy making films that can make a difference in the world. When I am not working, I enjoy climbing and caving in Wales or building filming contraptions in the workshop.

This site showcases some of my recent filming work and stills photography.


 

 

CV available on request

 

 

Thanks for visiting – If you have any questions, contact me here

 

 

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  • Sync work
  • Macro work
  • Motion control time-lapse
  • Experienced Caver & IRATA level 1 qualified
  • Working in harsh and challenging environments
  • Fixing things on location

List of equipment for Hire:

Sony A7S II and Metabones E mount-EF adapter. (Come with 3 x batteries, 63GB SD cards and charger).

Sony A7R Mrk II (Body Only) – can be used with accessories above.

DJI Ronin – Gimbal stabiliser.

Panasonic GH4 and Metabones Speedbooster active EF adapter. (Comes with Monitor, 2 x high speed 32GB SD card, cage & handle, 3 x batteries & chager).

Blackmagic Video Assist – Monitor and HD ProRes 4:2:2 recorder.

Vocus Matte Box 320 – with a set of filters.

Sound kit (H1n with Rode Lav, Rode top mic and Audio Technica boom).

Sachtler DV4 II Video tripod (Video head, Magic arms and manfrotto stills tripods)

Genie Motion control rig (For video and TL moves & auto pan 80cm track).

Magic Carpet slider – with pan and tracking mount. (www.bristolcameralab.co.uk/2012/09/slider/)

TL kit and Lenses – (Canon 5D Mrk II, Canon 40D, Canon 24-105 f4, 100-400 Mrk II, EF mount Manual Zuiko ED prime set – 17mm, 24mm f2.8, 50mm f1.4, 85mm f2, Tokina 11-16mm f2.8)

 Filters and lens accessories (Lee filters, gears, follow focus).

 

Hire Price List

 

Specialist Kit:

If you don’t see what your looking for, I offer bespoke builds for various projects over at: www.bristolcameralab.co.uk

Hyper-lapse rig

GoPro Hero 4 with C-mount adapter. (http://www.back-bone.ca)

550D video camera traps (2 x Housings, Canon 550D, Lens and triggers)

GH4 – Camera trap conversion box. (one small box – must be used with above housings).

Silk – GH4 sthbilized gimbal for mounting on a jib/drone or handheld  (http://silkgimbal.com/)

Underwater slider. (must be used with a 80cm slider)

Genie – TL and video Cable dolly (See – post: ).

For a list of hire rates and availability of the above equipment, please get in touch click here.