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Today I photographed the European side by side championships at EJ Churchill sponsored by Hunter and Eley Hawk. I decided to stay on the pool shoot as the light was good and I could photograph without any obstacles between me and those shooting (whilst also being safe!). The grouse butts were a great location for the 7 various traps making up the 20 bird competition. I had the pleasure of photographing people shooting some beautiful 100+ year old English side by side shotguns and as it was the CPSA registered shoot at EJ Churchill there were several people shooting over and under shotguns on the pool shoot too.
To see the images please go to the client area of my main website by following this link http://www.marklordphotography-clientarea.com or click HERE
You wil see the gallery there entitled ‘European Side By Side Championships, EJ Churchill’
The access code to the gallery is EJC04072013SBS
Prints start at just £10 and I have an early bird discount of 10% off any orders over £25 placed before the 5th August 2013.
Those regular followers of my blog will know I photographed Roy Malpas and his friends at EJ Churchill shooting ground earlier this week. Roy was celebrating his 90th birthday and is proud to shoot at EJ Churchill every week with his friends. A leisurely 50 bird English Sporting with a cup of tea before and after is a great way to spend the afternoon with some friendly banter thrown in along the way.
Here are a few more pictures from the afternoon I promised I would post on my blog.
Congratulations Roy, I only hope I have your energy and enthusiasm for life when I’m your age.
Today I had the pleasure of meeting Roy Malpas at EJ Churchill shooting ground. Roy is a much loved regular client and comes in with his crew every week for 50 bird sporting round come rain or shine. Not only is Roy a pretty hot shot but he has also just celebrated his 90th Birthday.
As fit as a fiddle he will put some of us younger ones to shame. Having shot his first gun in 1941 Roy has a wealth of knowledge of guns and as it happens Photography and Cinematography, so you could say we got on like a house on fire. I only hope I have his energy and zest for life when I am his age….
I just wanted to post a quick portrait of him for his family and friends to see. I will post a few more on here in the future.
In the meantime is Roy the oldest clay shooter in the UK?
The images from yesterdays BDCI Charity Clay Shoot are now online.
Please go to my gallery page by clicking here. You will see the BDCI gallery with the Land Rover badge and the access code is the hosts christian name followed by 20052013 without any spaces. Any problems please email me firstname.lastname@example.org
Today I attended West Wycombe Park for the Dovecote Park charity clay pigeon shoot. Another fantastic day of simulated game for the 20 or so teams of 4 that shot over 5 stands with 80 birds being released on each stand.
Some great shooting had by all and over £20,000 raised for The BDCI (Butchers’ and Drovers’ Charitable Institution) The charity exists to provide support for those who work, or have previously worked, in the meat industry but have fallen on hard times, regardless of their circumstances. Widows, dependants and children may also be eligible for assistance.
For those that attended and are eager to see the images they will be online later this week. Please sign up to my Sporting Picture page to get an alert when the images are ready either by Facebook, Twitter or WordPress by clicking on the relevant application on the right.
E J Churchill set a fabulous course and great entertainment was had with the exploding clays on the bolting rabbit and teal stand.
In the meantime here’s a great picture of Sir Edward Dashwood shooting a blazing bunny and Micky Rouse who entertained us today with their incredible shooting skills.
Thanks to all the E J Churchill staff and competitors for making it such a fantastic day to photograph.