Olympics Archives

I’ve been invited to showcase a selection of my images at the Maui Camera Club meeting on Monday evening. These are the 115 I have selected.

The images selected are to open discussions about photography in different topics – mainly in the world of Macro, sport and wildlife photography. From breaching whales, flying jets at air shows, flying Hawaiian stilts, monkeys, Maui waves, windsurfing, surfing and Huge huge waves. And did I mention sport photography at the 2012 London Olympics? – yep that too!

My visit to London on Day 6 of the 2012 London Olympics became a once in a lifetime experience –  Team GB won Gold in the Men’s sprint today right in front of my eyes  in the Velodrome  on the most beautiful cycle track, they had also broken the world record TWICE on their way to that wonderful victory.  Sir Chris Hoy earned his fifth gold medal, alongside Philip Hindes and Jason Kenny.

The cheering is still ringing in my ears.

My day began early, by watching watching Helen Glover and Heather Stanning’s interview for Radio one by Chris Evans right after their GOLD win for GB in the Rowing – womans pair. Then later I saw Tim Baillie and Etienne Stott being interviewed for their GOLD medal win in the Men’s Canoe doubles. Then I went on to watch Hockey – USA v AUS  – AUS won 1-0…  and then out front of the Velodrome,  while asking a couple of Olympic Stewards if they knew where I could buy a ticket to watch the cycling inside, I was tapped on the shoulderby a stranger,  and was gifted a ticket that was going spare. How lucky was I ???  Thank Q so much Mr Mystery Man…  where ever you are… It made an already great day an absolutely unbelievable and unforgettable one… !!!

I saw Three Gold medal winning teams in one fantastic day, it was a goldmine of photograpic opportunities.

View my 2012 Olympics Photo Gallery in Wider Screen here..

2012 Olympic Torch came to Godalming

Godalming was the first town in the UK to have electric street lighting, and today a flame came right through the center of town on its way to the 2012 London Olympics. The whole town  seemed to be lining the street eagerly waiting for the torch bearer to come into view.

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