I’m a natural history cameraman based in Bristol (UK). I have a lot of experience filming humans too. I can self-direct, produce and edit if required.
I started my career at Partridge Films as a researcher which gave me a solid grounding in sequence construction and all stages of film production. At Ammonite Ltd, famous for innovative filming techniques, I learned my way around specialist equipment including miniscopes, endoscopes, image intensifiers, infra-red and thermal cameras. I studied zoology at the University of Bristol and still try to keep up to date with new scientific research. One of the many privileges of my job is working with scientists, local guides and other people who are experts in their field.
Outside of work, I can often be found rock climbing. Another favourite pastime is developing my small garden into a mini nature reserve. I’m passionate about encouraging wildlife in urban settings and I am honoured to be an official champion of Avon Wildlife Trust’s brilliant ’My Wild City’ campaign. The enterprise seeks to engage and inspire local people to learn about and welcome wildlife into their city spaces. Recently, I was voted in as president of the invertebrate section of Bristol Naturalist’s Society and I sit on the society’s council . The society has great heritage, hosts brilliant walks and talks and is a deep hub for knowledge about the local area’s natural history. I’m always interested in working on projects that spread awareness about issues I care about.