Milestones

I thought I’d start a series of blog posts around ‘Milestones’ , ie first front cover of a magazine, first publication, first major sales promotion image, first major commission , first major fashion shoot etc . These aren’t in chronological order , just the order they happened to come to mind in . I thought […]

Extreme Scotland

I have just realised that I haven’t written a blog all year , partly I’ve been busy but also partly the way FB works has changed and the posts don’t get out to the same numbers that they used to but I felt I had to do a blog about the Extreme Scotland book that […]

Ted Baker photoshoot and film

Back in June, the Ted Baker team contacted me asking if I’d be interested in doing a photoshoot for them . I was interested so we chatted on the phone and discussed the ideas they had , essentially  an off road commute to work showing the varied terrain and conditions the suit was deigned to […]

How to become an adventure sports photographer

  I got an email recently from an aspiring photographer , I’ve had this sort of question a few times and it goes something like this :   ” how do you get hired as an action sports photographer, or how does a photographer get their photos featured in magazines. Are there particular things they look […]

Ski Touring Ecrins

Just got back from a ski touring trip to the beautiful Ecrins region of the French S Alps. Its a place I’ve visited many times before in winter for ice climbing and in the summer for rock climbing and white water paddling. It has some of the best paddling in France and seemingly rock everywhere […]

Free running and parkour shoot

A few weeks ago , Elinchrom contacted me to ask if I’d be happy to be filmed during one of my photoshoots , in order to feature the advantages of using the new EL Skyport HS trigger. Now, I’m happy being filmed and talking to camera, it doesn’t really bother me so was happy to […]

Death, Surrender, Emergence.

This is the first blog in a while and the reasons will make sense further on. This was part 2 of Naked Mountain , exploring themes of art nude in the landscape and using the imagery to create a sense of drama/ freedom. You can read about the first shoot here http://www.nadirkhan.co.uk/blog/naked-mountain/  But looking at […]