Adventure Camera - Keith Partridge climbing and adventure cameraman - link to home page


Keith portrait - Bad Weather on the Eiger

EMMY award for 'Outstanding Cinematography 2012' for Human Planet BBC / Discovery

Multiple award winning productions including the BAFTA winner for Outstanding British Film 2004 'Touching The Void' and the 2008 EMMY winning sequel 'Beckoning Silence'.

Cross genre and non-specialist shooting for Drama, Documentary, Factual, Natural History, Reality.

Summited Everest and filmed in 2012 - fulfilling an 88 year old Olympic Pledge by delivering an olympic gold medal to the highest point on Earth.  Olympic Torch Bearer in London the day before the Opening Ceremony.

International Award winning photography - Camera Extreme 2004 Winner - Explorer's Festival.

Global Locations - Arctic In Winter and Summer, Alpine in Winter and Summer, Greater Ranges, Rock and Ice, High Altitude, Rain-forest and Remote Area.

Over 60 natural history, climbing and adventure films for broadcast or cinema release winning over 20 international awards. 

Specialist fields – natural history, documentary, features, drama, mountain and remote location work, adventure travel, abseiling and rope-access. 

Extensive Director Camera and features experience. 

Tutor to the BBC's National training centre, the ‘Adventure Film Academy’ and Banff Centre For Mountain Culture in Canada.  

Broad-based BBC training & over 28 years industry experience.

BBC Class 2 hostile environment course.  White water safety and rescue course.

3 axis hand-held gyro rig and motorised cable dolly owner,operator and rigger.

Facilitator with international personal & team development companies. 

Guest lecturer to Novartis Pharmaceuticals, Aesulapean Society of Surgeons, KRAFT Foods European Marketing, BAFTA, Royal Television Society & Royal Geographical Society, Charities - Porters Progress, Mountain Rescue,  Insight Out  (Berlin), conferences and film festivals.

See the 'Presentations' page.

Iconic Everest - the shadow of this great mountain cast onto the lower reaches of the stratosphere from the very top of the world.


adventurecamera's web pages are designed to take you through the broad range of adventure and climbing assignments that have provided filming challenges all over the world.

But from the past 28 years spent working professionally in the film and television industries there there are literally dozens of credits for non-specialist assignments across a wide variety of roles  - see below for a select few..................

A full CV and showreel is available on request.  To email click here.


Selected recent non-specialist assignments ;

  • 'The Oneshow' - Inserts featuring art, current affairs, architecture and design and natural history.  HD for BBC1
  • 'Newsnight - Nuclear Power In Finland'  - This piece examined the issues behind the construction of a 3rd nuclear reactor on the West Coast of Finland (Lighting Cameraman)
  • 'The Diocese Of Truro' - This documentary series examined the inner workings of the Church of England through the Diocese of Truro as it faced turbulent and financially worrying times.  Shot 2002 - 6 x 30 min Carlton TV for ITV Network.  (Lighting Cameraman)
  • Correspondent   'Karmapa' - BBC2 Foreign affairs documentary about this Buddhist leader’s escape from Tibet to North India and his new life under house-arrest in a monastery in the foothills of the Himalaya.  50 min  BBC2.  (Lighting Cameraman)
  • 'Scotland's National Nature Reserves' - 30 minute production for Scottish Natural Heritage by Triple Echo Productions (Lighting Cameraman)
  • 'Father Colin' - BBC documentary about a priest who has worked in the shanty towns of Quito for 20 years. (Sound Recordist)
  • 'Veterans' - BBC documentary hearing first hand accounts of war following veterans back to the battlefields. (Sound Recordist)
  • 'Durham Regeneration' - corporate looking at regeneration projects in County Durham. (lighting Cameraman




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incur risk ; imperil oneself…..

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