Sporting

Inside British Driven Shooting

June/July 2015

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A student takes a swing at a high clay while attending the British Driven Game Shooting Academy.

photo: Peter Frank Edwards

Bonus Images

Shotgun instructor and master gun fitter Chris Batha.

photo: Peter Frank Edwards

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Batha coaches a student.

photo: Peter Frank Edwards

Shooting instructor Elizabeth Lanier with Batha.

photo: Peter Frank Edwards

Cards are drawn to establish a shooter’s position.

photo: Peter Frank Edwards

Bill Heavey practices not aiming.

photo: Peter Frank Edwards

High shots are the norm in driven shooting, often almost directly overhead.

photo: Peter Frank Edwards

Lanier’s phesant pin.

photo: Peter Frank Edwards

Students practice tracking a clay by pointing at it.

photo: Peter Frank Edwards

An attendee in between shots.

photo: Peter Frank Edwards

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A loader at work.

photo: Peter Frank Edwards

Precious Metal

A bespoke James Purdey & Sons 20-gauge over-and-under, engraved by Ken Hunt.

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Batha finds his mark, wearing the sport’s traditional tweeds.

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Extra shells are ready at the hip.

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Shooters in the field.

photo: Peter Frank Edwards

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photo: Peter Frank Edwards