'Whilst predominantly a studio photographer, Steve can never resist cracking out the camera outdoors. Not for landscapes mind you - can't stand photographing them. For him it's the thrill of taking part in and shooting outdoor pursuits and activities - namely rock climbing (also the main reason he's into this whole outdoor malarkey). For the past few years he's been following various climbing competitions, endurance races and events around the UK and the wider world and photographing where he can, along with being extremely envious of various photographers/climbers working over in Yosemite.
With a weekend of blisteringly hot weather ahead, a fresh new wall erected on Devonshire Green and forty athletes ready to battle it out in Sheffield, Steve Thorley got himself down to the mats to give Blacks’ readers coverage of the British Bouldering Championships 2018 Read more12-07-18 • Steve Thorley
On the final day of the British Bouldering Championships in Sheffield, I put my camera (and my life) on the line to capture behind-the-scenes footage of the world's top athletes pushing their mental and physical strength for a place on the finishers podium. Here is my report from the field... Read more10-07-17 • Steve Thorley
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