Research On BMX and BMX Photography

A genre of sports photography, BMX photography is born from the love of the sport and the willingness to document it. I will look at a few photographs within the industry to see hoe they work. An understanding of the sport is the first step in knowing how to shoot BMX.   BMX: BMX, an […]

Equipment For Each shoot

For each shoot I went out with the same equipment, I had no flashes so I only used natural light, here is the list of equipment:   Camera – 5Dii   2 Batteries and a 16G memory card   Lens – 50mm Prime   lens – 24 – 70mm zoom   Lens – 8mm Fisheye […]

Shoot 6: Lark Hill 2

One of my main focuses on this work has been without doubt the riding of Danny, always available he has become almost the soul rider in this this project about BMX riders in Blackburn. He had been wanting to do a trick for a while off of a roof which sits in-between the two high […]

Final weekly picture project

Our final weekly picture project was beautiful winter. I wanted to shoot something more urban because a lot of the example photograph that were shown were of green woodland landscape images. I think that the countryside isn’t the only place that looks beautiful in winter. The urban landscape is lit up for Christmas and the […]

Shoot 5: Gas Holder

One of the biggest features in the Blackburn skyline for over 100 years has been the Gas Holder. This month will see the destruction of this iconic peice of Blackburn history. I wanted to capture this feature of the town in my project. Me and Blackburn BMX rider Danny went to visit the Gas holder […]

Shoot 4: Town Centre

For this shoot we met in the town centre near the town hall. On meeting a took a shot of each rider that came out for the day.   DANNY: INMAN: SAM: _____ A brisk February day we wanted to make the most of the dry weather but we underestimated how windy is was going […]