VIDEO EDIT | BELIZE, GRAND SLAM X 2

TWO GRAND SLAMS IN TWO DAYS
Bonefish + Permit + Tarpon x 2

BGP member Will Phelps put together a quick personal edit while on a content gathering assignment in Belize.

It’s not unheard of, but two grand slams in two days is a rarity! “We never expected it to be this good. On the last two days of our trip to Belize, it all came together. The calm and sunny conditions were perfect for flats fishing. Thanks to our incredible guides, Lincoln Westby and Marvin Leslie, two grand slams were boated. Luck was on our side, and angler Damien Nurre got it done”.

Check out the edit.


2 SLAMS, 2 DAYS
+ Camera operator and edit: Will Phelps


 

ANIMATION + GRAPHICS | COMMERICAL AD

FINATIC PERFORMANCE ANGLING
commercial work

BGP member Sean McCormick just finished up his latest project, “Finatic Technology Series”, for client Finatic Performance Angling.

Handcrafted work is what we do here at BGP and Sean our go-to man to getting things like technical 3D motion graphic edits completed. Sean, along with Justin Meyer, produced a series of technical commercial pieces full of motion and animation graphics along with a few clever camera tricks. Projects like this are not always easy, being able to meet with clients and understand what they are looking for and then delivering above and beyond takes time, effort and skill. Our clients at Finatic Tackle were thrilled with the final product series, which means, the fellas can now go fishing.

Finatic Technology Series: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLNV3CmdWlNw6fkAoKXDKJP1x_gVg4121g

+ Finatic Performance Angling: https://finatictackle.com/




 

QUEENFISH DUBAI | THIS IS FLY MAGAZINE

QUEENFISH DUBAI
This is Fly :: Issue No 67 

The new issue of This Is Fly dropped, and it’s great to see a feature on Dubai on the Fly make the cover. Frank Smethurst and I had the opportunity to sit down and talk about the experience of fly fishing in Dubai, and this interview is included in the issue along with many photos from Dubai.

Big thanks to RA Beattie for capturing this photo of me with a mighty queen on the cover. It’s certainly a big surprise! It’s always odd seeing myself in photos, and I’m much more comfortable on the other side of the lens. And yes, the Off the Grid Studios team kept this from me as they know I would have protested! Ha — Thanks, team!

http://www.thisisfly.com/

http://offthegridstudios.com/dubai-on-the-fly-long-form-world-premier/

https://www.amazon.com/dubai-fly-frank-smetherst/dp/b07ccyk2tx

DUBAI ON THE FLY | FULL-LENGTH FEATURE NOW AVAILABLE ON AMAZON

DUBAI ON THE FLY
Off the Grid Studios

Off the Grid Studios is pleased to announce the release of the full-length cut of their film “Dubai on the Fly.” Available now on Amazon channel and Vimeo, “Dubai on the Fly” is the culmination of two trips to Dubai in the United Arab Emirates by the Off the Grid Studios team.In “Dubai on the Fly,” Colorado angler Frank Smethurst joins Dubai-based Captain Nick Bowles and Emirati angler Mohammed Al Faour on a journey through the vibrant city of Dubai. Within the modern metropolis, the anglers encounter culture and tradition alongside skyscrapers and thriving industry. And while all enjoy exploring the city and the surrounding desert, the waters of Dubai are the main attraction, and queenfish are the specie of interest.

“Dubai on the Fly” was an official selection of the 2018 Fly Fishing Film Tour and appeared in more than 170 cities, all while drawing widespread acclaim. “Dubai on the Fly” received attention from numerous popular blogs as well as magazines Conde Nast Traveler, Fly Fisherman Magazine, Gray’s Sporting Journal, The Stonefly Magazine, The Mission Magazine and most recently with a cover shot and 14-page spread in This is Fly Magazine!

Looking back over the past +1 year of production, one of Napoleon’s quotes rings true for this project, “Patience, persistence, and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success.” This project was a tremendous amount of work but was equally gratifying. It would not be possible without the teamwork from such an outstanding group of dedicated people. Thank you all for lending your dedication, creativity, and passion. Here’s to the next round!

Learn more:
http://offthegridstudios.com/dubai-on-the-fly-long-form-world-premier/
https://www.amazon.com/dubai-fly-frank-smetherst/dp/b07ccyk2tx




COMMERCIAL WORK | DAGON APPAREL COMPANY

DAGON APPAREL COMPANY
Built For Your Story

A few months ago we headed down to Port O’Connor Texas, to team up with Drift Media Productions for a video and photo combo shoot. We were hired to photograph a rollout campaign for a new angling brand, Dagon Apparel Company. It was a fantastic few days of redfish, eating shrimp and enjoying the Texas coast. Here are a few images from the shoot.

+ Dagon Apparel Company: https://www.dagonfishing.com/








 

ON THE WATER FLY FISHING PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP | BELIZE 2018

YELLOW DOG ON-THE-WATER PHOTO WORKSHOP
Ambergris Caye, Belize


Yellow Dog Flyfishing Adventures is pleased to announce the continuation and expansion of their popular fly fishing photography schools and workshops. These “On-the-Water Workshops” are designed for photographers of all skill levels and are a great chance for experienced shooters and aspiring photographers alike to join Yellow Dog instructors for hands-on, adventure-filled outdoor and fishing photography workshops in the field. In November of 2018, our team of adventure angling photographers will once again lead an in-depth and immersive workshop on Ambergris Caye, Belize – one of our favorite destinations for photography. As with our previous schools, this year’s workshop will include daily classes, personalized instruction, field trips, guided fishing, all lodging and meals.

The Yellow Dog On-the-Water Photography Workshops were created to offer a hands-on learning experience built around real-time fishing, travel and outdoor scenarios. These workshops are taught by working professionals who specialize in adventure angling and off-the-grid travel. Whether a participant is an advanced shooter or someone who is new to photography, this is a curriculum that provides the opportunity for shooters to “up their game” by delivering the tips and tools necessary to create great images. Each participant has the help of an instructor with almost every shot, creating a solid educational experience for all levels.

Who Should Attend:
Everyone! Whether you just purchased your first camera and are wondering what all those buttons are for or you’re a seasoned amateur to the intermediate photographer wanting to make the most of your fishing and travel photography, this workshop will advance your skill level and improve your photos in the field. With three working professional photographers instructing, we’re able (and happy) to teach and accommodate photographers of any skill level. The diversity of instruction and a curriculum designed specifically for outdoor, travel and fishing photography, this workshop will help you to “up your game” and make the most of your future fishing trips.

Please contact me for details –> HERE

BELIZE: El Pescador Lodge – Ambergris Caye
Dates: November 12-18, 2018  (6 nights / 5 days)
Cost Per Person (double occupancy): $3995.00
Instructors: Bryan Gregson, Jim Klug

https://www.yellowdogflyfishing.com/destinations/specialty-trips/photo-workshops-schools

https://bryangregsonphotography.com/photography-workshops/belize-photo-workshop-2018/



Ready to brush up on your photography skills?
Call us at 800-777-5060 or send us an email to info@yellowdogflyfishing.com to help with your next photo adventure.


EDITORIAL | FLY FISHERMAN MAG :: DUBAI ON THE FLY

RISING TIDES :: SARAH GRIGG ARTICLE
Dubai on the Fly :: Mar/Apr 2018

The great attention to this film project continues with a new article from Sarah Grigg in Fly Fisherman Magazine. In the article, Sarah examines the fishing and culture of Dubai as well as our film project. Be sure to grab a copy at your local shop and read the full article.

+ Fly Fisherman Magazine: http://www.flyfisherman.com/


 


Check out the film: Dubai on the Fly
+ Off The Grid Studios: http://offthegridstudios.com/
+ 2018 Fly Fishing Film Tour: https://flyfilmtour.com/trailers/dubai-on-the-fly/



This essay is from an assignment for OFF THE GRID STUDIOS movie: Dubai on the Fly


SAGE FLY FISH ADVERTISEMENT | SALT HD

SAGE SALT HD :: FLY ROD ADVERTISEMENT 
Fly Fishing 2018

It is great to see these images being used for the new SALT HD rod campaign from Sage Fly Fish. These are great high-performance rods, and it is an honor to have my images used to promote them. A big heartfelt thank you to everyone who helped in the creation.


SAGE FLYFISH: http://www.sageflyfish.com/






 

EDITORIAL | SPORTING CLASSICS :: PHOTO ESSAY // KAMCHATKA

WILD, REMOTE, RUSSIA
“They would finally do battle with Kamchatka’s heavyweights”
Jan/Feb 2018

I am pleased to see my work from this trip in print. Kamchatka is one of those places I will always want to go back to. Check out the photo essay on fly fishing Russia in the January/February issue of Sporting Classics. Head down to your local shop and grab yourself a copy, or better yet, order a subscription — you won’t be disappointed. This issue is packed with great articles and content. Not to be missed!


Sporting Classics: January/February 2018
Photo Essay: Wild Remote, Russia
https://www.sportingclassicsstore.com/collections/back-issues/products/2018-1-january-february


 






shot while on assignment for Yellow Dog Flyfishing Adventures


EDITORIAL | CONDE NAST: DUBAI FLY FISHING

CONDE NAST TRAVELLER | MIDDLE EAST
Dubai is the world’s latest fly fishing destination

I couldn’t be more happy to see this article getting picked up by Conde Nast Traveller. Dubai is an amazing place full of wonder and adventure. It’s also a fantastic place to toss a fly for queenfish! Click on the link, book a ticket and go see what Dubai and queenfish have to offer. Great work, team!


Conde Nast Traveller
 https://www.cntravellerme.com/content/8807-dubai-is-the-worlds-latest-fly-fishing-destination

Be sure to check out the film: Dubai on the Fly
+ Off The Grid Studios: http://offthegridstudios.com/









This essay is from my trip last year while on assignment for OFF THE GRID STUDIOS movie: Dubai on the Fly