Merseyside & Manchester

I’ve spent this last week alternating between Merseyside and Manchester for all sorts of football-related work. It began on Tuesday with a trip to Old Trafford, where Manchester United resumed their Champions League campaign with a match against Portugese side Sporting Braga. The visitors made an explosive start, taking the lead inside the first 5 minutes before…

Premier League & Heineken Cup

For the first time this season, I had some rugby union to look forward to this weekend, albeit a trip to Cardiff was part of the deal. Heineken Cup weekends usually throw up some interesting fixtures, so not only does it give me the opportunity to shoot the sport I love so much and yet…

Retain Your Copyright!

I received an email this week from a representative of a TV production company, Shine TV. They explained that they were putting together a BBC factual series which features, amongst others, a former Framlingham College pupil, and someone of whom I’d taken pictures in the past. They were writing to ask permission to use two of my…

Mixed Week And Many Miles

A week’s work all crammed into one blog post will inevitably throw up a mixed bag of images, and there’s certainly been a variety of jobs for me over the past 7 days. Last weekend saw me back at the Etihad Stadium for Manchester City’s match against Sunderland in the Premier League. Technically, it provided…

European Football

Whenever I get the chance to photograph a club from the European mainland, it’s usually the atmosphere rather than the action on the pitch that makes it something to look forward to. Over the past decade or so, English clubs have done fairly well in the Champions League, and as a result,  have shown it…

Recent Football

It’s been a busy last week on the football front. I travelled to Manchester last Tuesday night for City’s League Cup match against Aston Villa, where the visitors pulled off a surprise victory on a night when the unrelenting rain left us all thoroughly soaked…players and photographers alike…     It was then back to Manchester the following…