For the people of India, it was a pilgrimage led by a hero of almost god-like status and millions lined the river to watch him pass in his ‘miraculous’ jetboats.
From Derwent pencils to 4K Digital, Michael’s award winning documentaries capture a world of wonder and adventure. Wildlife, wild places, remote peoples, the poles to Sahara, the Pacific to Everest.
Walking with the Great Apes, Tim Cope’s On the Trail of Genghis Khan, and Survivor to name a few. Michael has won Logies, AFI awards and had US Emmy nominations.
Short Films: charity walks including three across the Simpson Desert, three Kokoda treks, two Red Centre treks and a climb of Kilimanjaro, and promotional videos for Ganges and Irrawaddy cruises.
Michael’s Heard Island photo essay and video was commissioned by Australian Geographic. Other articles and photos by Michael have been published in Wild Magazine, Great Walks, The Weekend Australian Magazine
High altitude malaria in the Andes, a broken collar bone in an Indonesian tomb, trailing polar bears across the Arctic, days adrift in the pack ice on fire ravaged Aurora Australis,
“Spending almost two years in Hillary’s company, on expeditions and while he was actively building schools for the Sherpas, has been the greatest privilege of my life.”