Shooting CycloCross, a few pointers to great shots

gareth Cycling, Event, Sport

Last weekend saw Sports-alive shooting CycloCross (CX) at Sparsholt College, near Winchester. It was the fifth race in the Wessex CX league, and it was an excellent day for photographing this type of event. The ground was dry, the sun was out and a large proportion of the course was in open areas that would enable the use of natural …

Portrait of an Ironman

gareth Commercial, Corporate

A good friend of mine, Andy Tucker, recently qualified for the IRONMAN 70.3 World Championships in Chatanooga. Thanks to the support of his friends, and also some very generous sponsorship from his employer B.Braun Andy managed to realise his dream and competed in the race at the begining of the month. I originally thought that we might be able to …

Glorious Gloriana

gareth Commercial, Corporate, News

Sports-alive photography was commissioned by Pangbourne College on behalf of the Old Pangbournian society to capture the Centenary row of Gloriana down the Regatta course. This was on finals day at the Henley Royal Regatta (HRR), and the large crowd on the banks saw the Gloriana bathed in sunshine progress gently down the course rowed by a crew of Old …

Samaritans 5/10km charity run

gareth Event, Sport

  A dull but warm Saturday morning saw the Bracknell Smaritians 5/10 km fundraising run at Easthampstead Community Park school on the edge of Bracknell. After a highly motivating warmn up, the race went ahead, through gently undulating parkland. Rssults from Rogue Racer are here All the images for this event can be found here

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 …