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Merseyside based expert David J Colbran has been working as an event photographer at some of the biggest marathon events in the world, check his tips for fellow professionals.

Six Tips For Better Event Marathon Photography

Sports photography is some of the most challenging work that I do - I focus on endurance events, in particular marathons, which I have been covering for over ten years. Including marathons in London, Berlin, Liverpool, Helsinki and Madrid. Check my tips.

Published on Thu Oct 12, 2017

Editorial, press and public relations photography by Liverpool based professional photographer David J Colbran

Recent business PR photography round up - Liverpool and beyond

Photography from public relations experts is the surest way to bring your business stories to life. Here are some recent examples from PR shoots in Liverpool and beyond.

Published on Wed Jun 7, 2017

Liverpool event photographer David notches up 10 years working at the London Marathon

Event photographer at the London Marathon again ...

Working again for Marathonfoto, I managed a team of photographers on my usual course location, on the Embankment at the 40km mark at the London Marathon. I've notched up 10 years working at this event.

Published on Tue May 17, 2016

Small selection of recent business and corporate photography by Liverpool based freelance photographer David J Colbran

Recent business photography round up

Small selection of recent business and corporate photography - press, PR, editorial commissions in Liverpool and beyond

Published on Thu Mar 3, 2016

Liverpool sport events photographer David covers Tough Mudder event in Northampton for the North London challenge

Tough Mudder - North London 2013

I covered first UK Tough Mudder event of the season, down in Northampton. Crazy scenes ! If you are not sure, Tough Mudder is an endurance event series in which participants attempt 10–12 mile long military-style obstacle courses.

Published on Fri May 10, 2013

Liverpool events photographer covers the London Marathon 2013

London Marathon photography 2013

I was down again in the capital for the UK's largest marathon, for the 33rd staging of the race.

Published on Tue Apr 30, 2013

Event photography at the London Marathon 2012 by Liverpool sport photographer David J Colbran

London Marathon photography 2012

I really enjoyed my 7th time covering the London Marathon. The weather was a little warm and sunny early on, which was great for some press and PR photography but true to form the rain appeared later in the day

Published on Thu Jun 7, 2012

Professional photographer from Liverpool covered the city's 2011 marathon

Liverpool Marathon 2011

Well done to all the participants in the inaugural Run Liverpool Marathon 2011, what a great day it turned out to be, despite of the weather threatening heavy rain

Published on Thu Nov 3, 2011

Event photography at the London Marathon 2011 by Liverpool photographer David J Colbran

London Marathon photography 2011

I really enjoyed my 6th time covering the London Marathon. The weather was a little warm and sunny for those taking part, but ideal for those working and watching. I love working the marathon, its always a great atmosphere and everyone is so friendly, it makes working long hours easy.

Published on Wed May 11, 2011

Images and details of the Shelter Vertical Rush event by Liverpool event photographer David J Colbran - an expert in location and sports photography

Photography for Shelter

I recently completed a photography commission for Shelter, the housing and homelessness charity in Liverpool city centre. It was for an event called "Vertical Rush" a unique running event up steps of a high-rise building

Published on Tue Oct 19, 2010

Liverpool event photographer in Berlin, sport photography examples from Germany

Berlin Marathon 2010 photography

Back from another event photography assignment with Marathonfoto in Berlin, Germany. The Berlin Marathon took place on Sunday 26th September 2010 and is one of Europe's largest road races

Published on Tue Oct 5, 2010

Event photography at the London Marathon 2010 by Liverpool photographer David J Colbran

London Marathon event photography

It was great to work again at this event, it really is one of the highlights of the year. I was positioned on the Embankment this year, at the 40km mark

Published on Wed May 26, 2010

Event photography assignment in Europe - Berlin Marathon - Liverpool based sports photographer David J Colbran

Berlin Marathon 2009

I have just returned from working at the Berlin Marathon, continuing DJC Design's partnership with US business MarathonFoto. The Berlin Marathon took place on Sunday 20th September 2009 and is one of Europe's largest road races.

Published on Wed Sep 23, 2009

Micheal Shields home welcome images and photographs

Michael Shields photographs

Football fan is released from prison and pardoned - photography from the family home as they prepare welcome home celebrations in Liverpool

Published on Wed Sep 9, 2009

Event photography at the Helsinki, Finland city run and marathon by Liverpool photographer David

At the finish-line in Finland

I worked again for Marathonfoto last weekend, covering the Helsinki city run. The event started and finished from the 1952 Olympic Stadium and although the weather conditions were poor for photography

Published on Fri May 15, 2009

Event photography at the London Marathon 2009 by Liverpool photographer David J Colbran

Keep on running

I was at this year’s London Marathon, right at the finish line, taking photos of some 8,000 plus runners as they completed this most grueling of races.

Published on Thu Apr 30, 2009