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Behind the Scenes – Republica Video Shoot


Over the last month I’ve been working on a music video for Republica’s new song Christiana Obey. Here are some shots from the shoot. Check out the video below and please share it ▶

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Republica Ready To Go – Live @ The Garage

Republica Ready to go Live

Republica are back and ready to go! They are touring the UK and I was asked by Saffron (the lead singer) to do some live coverage of their opening night at The Garage in London. Supported by my wife’s band Kovak who started the night with a fantastic set including songs from their new album, …

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KPS Maui Day 1 Sound Track by Ben Simon


The KSP or Kite Surf Pro is the main waveriding event for professional kitesurfers who ride waves. The compettion is staged at some of the best wave spots around the world. The KSP Maui leg of the tour uses my tune Win Or Lose for the sound track for their opening video. I’ve always thought …

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Boa Vista Kitesurfing 2013 (Riu Karamboa)


Boa Vista Kitesurfing 2013 (Riu Karamboa) Just got back from a kitesurfing trip to Boa Vista. Check out the pictures below… Photos by Annelies Simon Location: Boa Vista Kitesurfing 2013 (Riu Karamboa)

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RC Aerial Video Equipment – Falcon 8 by Ascending Technologies

RC Aerial Video Equipment

I’ve just been kitesurfing in Mauritius and it was amazing! The waves were epic and I’m trying to adjust back to my normal life now I’m home again. Whilst in Mauritius I bumped into Martin Stobbe from Ascending Technologies, the aerial drone specialists. He was kind enough to show me their RC Aerial Video equipment, …

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Ms Dynamite & Chase & Status – Brighton Seafront Festival


Ms Dynamite & Chase & Status – Brighton Seafront Festival

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John Forgeham – An Interview with the Actor/Director

John Forgeham

This week, I caught up with the charismatic Actor/Director John Forgeham to find out more about the man himself and the TV/film industry. John Forgeham in a nutshell Probably best known as Frank Laslett from ITV’s Footballer’s Wives, John Forgeham is a British Actor/Director with an impressive career on the stage, small screen and silver …

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Kovak at The Green Door Store


Last night I went to check out Kovak at the Green Door Store near Brighton Station. They are just back from Canada where they were performing at North By North East, an industry showcase for 600 top bands and they went down a storm. Mixing up brand new tracks with older ones the set keeps …

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Jim Stapley Latest Music Bar

Jim Stapley

So I wandered down to the check out Jim Stapley at the Latest Music Bar last night. I saw him support Mark Butcher there 3 months ago (see my blog post of the photos: Mark Butcher). Jim was playing acoustically then but it still blew me away. He has an amazing voice, very soulful and …

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DIY iPhone 4 Steadicam (Homemade)


Why make a DIY iPhone 4 Steadicam? If you’re a professional video producer you probably have a nice camera already but what if you need an extra angle on an interview or scene? I’ve been making use of my iPhone 4 which shoots 720p HD and the footage looks great. Coupled with the Pro Camera …

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