A 5am start, sub-zero headtorch ascent of Ben Lomond to catch the sunrise. It was well worth all the effort of course. With Scott Laughland and Pete Scullion for MBR magazine. We nabbed a cover too.
A cracking week up on Skye with Danny and the lads from Cut Media. Amazing weather and incredible talent from Danny meant the resulting movie - The Ridge - was a runaway success with more than 30 million hits on YouTube and counting.
A chilly day in Glencoe payed dividends with a few covers with Hannah soldiering on, the true professional as ever!
24 hours of mountain bike racing in the depths of a Scottish winter. It doesn't get much harder, and the exhaustion was written on this guys face only an hour before the finish.
A compilation of shots from a one-day shoot for Cycling Plus with Trevor Ward and Doug Dewey. A gorgeous day with amazing scenery produced a shining feature that showcased the Scottish west coast beautifully.
Shot on the approach to the tower, with Sean McFarlane and Chris Volley.
Shooting in Edinburgh city centre with Danny for Lezyne. After shooting him in the workshop we wandered and managed to get some street trials to top up what turned out to be a very productive half day's work.
Learning to handle a white water boat near Fort William - amazing skills and dynamic water made for some great photo opportunities for the university prospectus.
The road shape prompted this shot of a competitor in the Highland Warrior, shot for the organisers No Fuss.
Fun and challenging - that is the aim of Rat Race events. This competitor is trying to work the biscuit down his forehead into his mouth before he can move on. Hilarious.
A zip slide in Outward Bound in the Lake District. This guy was having so much fun he made the shot.
Shooting stills for a pre-Commonwealth Games movie for the BBC, we passed through these cloisters in Glasgow Uni and the light was just amazing.
A memorable weekend away traveliing through the Highlands with the BackCountry Biking lads. We rode, carried inflatable boats and used them to paddle lochs and down rivers round the route.
Dropping the Nevis Falls as part of an adventure race. After a bit of scrambling I found a different angle that effectively showed off the drop. And I didn't even fall in once.
The view back to the mainland from the Quiraing on Skye was just stunning on this crystal clear winters day. Donny gave some superb riding as always, and this pic was the result.
Dragging their boat through a pond during another fun-packed race by the Rat Race guys. Running, paddling, cycling and... swimming.
Another shoot with MacAskill for Red Bull, this time on the islands in the Forth Estuary, built up with defences during the Second World War. Now derelict they were a playground for the man.
A week in the Alps produced some great location, but few better than this view across to Mont Blanc.
Shot from a helicopter of the World Adventure Race Championships on the west coast of Scotland. Competitors leave the island for a stiff paddle across open sea to the mainland where they are just starting their race.
Another shot from the Lezyne/MacAskill shoot in Edinburgh. Down a typical Edinburgh sidestreet in his old trials stomping ground.
Andy McKenna charging through a beautiful section of Caledonian pine south of the Cairngorm mountains. A lovely bit of trail...
Road riders approach Edinburgh on the last big climb on the massive ride from London. Hard work.
Andy Wardman on the Spooky Woods descent at Glentress mountain bike trail centre. Great flowing trails.
A man happy at his work for Outward Bound.
A chance escape up Ben Lomond produced some memorable results from the great weather. Summiting with not a breath of wind on a perfect Scottish winters day isn't something you forget in a hurry.
Sea Kayaking with Wilderness Scotland into Knoydart, camping for several days and climbing nearby Munros in perfect weather conditions. We got several covers, a 10 page feature and more from this trip. And they call this work.
Squeezing in before the weather hit, this shot was taken a day before everything was covered with a foot of snow and the country came to a standstill. Happy days.
Shooting a magazine feature was rarely this fun. Three days riding on Skye, camping and enjoying great craic with the boys and girls from Go-Where guiding.
Popping across to Norway for a planes, trains and automobiles trip to Telemark for a road sportive. Just watch out for roving moose on the road.
On the Applecross climb, the Bealach Na Ba, with the legendary Warren Pole.
The legendary Barnes, Hannah and Joe, in their home stomping ground of Glen Coe.
Waiting in sub-zero temperatures for his team mate, a rider checks his lights with a helper and prepares for his 10km lap of the Strathpuffer course. Snow, ice, darkness and tough trails all add up to a cracking event.
In the Cairngorms on a flawless Scottish winters day for Trail magazine. Crampon work and amazing views.
Top athlete Sean McFarlane on the Ochils for a winter trail running feature.
Another shot from the BBC/Commonwealth Games shoot in Glasgow. This time Danny is doing what he does best.
The World Cup downhill at Fort William.
Tricky lighting in Rampworx in Liverpool, shooting Lance for his sponsor Saracen Bikes.
More Lance, more tricky lighting.
Ali C on the walls on Kelvingrove Art Gallery - a beatiful building to be practicing trials riding on.
Danny on The Ridge shoot. You can see the ridge path heading off into the distance.
The loneliness of the long distance triathlete. Sean takes to the Ochils for a piffling 20 mile hill run in the depths of winter. A true Scottish hero.