HRH the Duke of York attends 35th Anniversary Service of Remembrance

Falklands 35th Anniversary Service of Remembrance

gareth Commercial, Editorial, Event, News

  It was a privilege to be asked to photograph the 35th Anniversary Service of Remembrance and Thanksgiving at the Falkland Islands Memorial Chapel, in the grounds of Pangbourne College. This is the fourth service that Sports-alive photography has captured, and we’ve made all the images from the previous years available online in our galleries here, as well as this years. Medium …

Pangbourne College Classic Car show

gareth Commercial, Corporate, Event

A stunningsunny day saw the 2nd edition of the Classic Car show at Pangboune college, in their Centenary year. More than 2,000 people visited the show.  There were 190 vintage, classic and rare cars in attendance alongside their proud owners. Among the 190 cars we were lucky enough to have a 1917 Model T Ford which was built at the …

Southern XC round 3 at Crow Hill

gareth Cycling, Event, Sport

A stunning summer day for the third round of the SouthernXC series at Crow Hill in the New Forest. The course had some new sections, and was praised by the majority of riders at the end of the day.   The Images All the pictures we took on the day are published in our Gallery here The Galleries are searchable by …

The Queen at the Pangbourne Centenary Service

gareth Corporate, Editorial, News

I was lucky enough to have the opportunity to photograph Her Majesty The Queen and His Royal Highness Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh today at the Pangbourne College Centenary service, held in the Falkland Isles Memorial Chapel located in the grounds of the college. The Queen and the Duke were guests of honour at a day of events celebrating the 100th anniversary of …

New Products and Facebook posts

gareth Gymnastics, News

We trailed these borders at the recent Aerobic Gymnastics Southern Championships, and now we’ve updated the collection to cover the popular combinations of images that our customers buy at events. There’s two oval cameos, with both horizontal and vertical cameos. There’s a new three image montage, with included text. And finally, we have the Mega montage which has a massive 5 …

Barnes Fitness Dinton Kids Duathlon

gareth Cycling, Event, Sport

A bright but surprisingly cold Good Friday saw the Barnes Fitness kids Duathlon at Dinton Pastures, a great event in it’s third year. The Duathlon format drew 175 young competitors to the venue, for an off-road run and cycle on grass around closed Golf Course. Four categories, from TriStars Start at age 8 to TriStars 3 for 13-14 year olds meant …

Southern XC round 2 at Hammonds Farm

gareth Cycling, Event, Sport

A bright but cold day saw the second round of the SouthernXC series at Hammonds Farm, Checkendon. Easter Sunday saw lots of bunny ears, but also some great racing on a very flat, fast dry course – which some riders even described as slippery. The first race saw some great riding, and a large field for the Men’s EC3 Open. …

Art Jam Studio Opening

gareth Corporate, Editorial, News

Last Saturday saw the long awaited opening of Art Jam Studio, an art space for all ages and abilities to come together and enjoy, create, learn and share ideas of arts and crafts. Sports-alive photgraphy was there in an editorial capacity to document the day. On a very warm day, the space was crowded with people of all ages enjoying …

Helping out at the Bignell Open Hunter Trials

gareth Event, Other

Sunday 9th April saw on of the hottest days of the year so far, and I was helping out another event photographer, Simon Coates, at the Bignall Open Hunter horse trials at Bignall Park farm near Bicester. This was a more relaxed day than some events that I’ve covered recently, and it was great to watch the competitors progressing round …

Twyford Tennis Club Open Day

Twyford Tennis Club Open day 2017

gareth Other, Sport

On a beautiful sunny spring day today Twyford Tennis club held their open day, and Sports-alive popped along to capture a few images of the club in action. There was some great action, and a colourful display of tennis taking part on the two courts dedicated to adult tennis, and lots of noise, shrieking and general fun sounds coming from …