March 12, 2016

The reason I set up Enlightened Media is to do the work I love, and also support in some small way charities whose work I admire.


This month it’s been my huge privilege to help St Oswald’s Hospice celebrate 30 years of care in the north east. Enlightened Media has prod...

December 17, 2015

It’s amazing how little things can make such a big difference to a photographer. 


Yes, I bought a Nikon D4s this year, and yes it cost a small fortune, and yes it did make me happy when I experienced the quality of shot it helps me produce… but do you know what made me...

April 4, 2015

I often find myself in conversation justifying the cost of gorilla trekking permits, and I've come to a simple answer:  the fee we pay for the privilege of meeting these beautiful, intellligent, emotional and critically endangered animals is one of the few things that...

February 3, 2015

Image courtesy of Peter Haygarth and Droneflight



Forgive all the exclamations in the title, I'm excited!!!   I've just passed my final Flight Assessment on our new DJI Inspire 1 drone, and the footage we're producing with it is just incredible.  

It's going to r...

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