am trained & experienced with the following equipment
and teach many of these skills to others in my workshops
& training courses
HDCAM 750/730 — Z1 & A1 HDV
— DigiBeta DSR570/450 PD170
DVCam & miniDV secret cameras
Film: 16mm Aaton
Lighting: Full location lighting set-ups.
Sound: Documentary location sound boom mikes
stereo/mono mixers radio mikes
Laptop Editing: Panasonic Toughbooks running Avid
Satellite Communications: Voice and Data (phone,
web, email & video uplinks) with Inmarsat — Began
& Remote Filming Conditions:
the course of my career I have gained considerable experience
and skills working in remote, hazardous and extreme conditions.
Mountain Regions (high altitudes and extreme cold) —
Deserts (heat & sand) — Jungles (rain, heat &
humidity) — Oceans & Yachts (salt) — Conflict
Areas — Remote Areas —
Solar panels: Specialist regulators, chargers,
portable generators, cabling, lithium
power packs etc .I am never without power!
Expedition & Climbing Equipment: Rock & Ice
climbing - Abseiling - Jungles - Hammocks & Insect protection
- Medical & Emergency - Camping - etc.
Climbing & Abseiling: I am an experienced mountaineer
and happy to film from ropes and arrange my own safety equipment.