Mastering Portrait Photography Podcast
Podcast #12 - On Developing Your Own Distinctive Style

Podcast #12 - On Developing Your Own Distinctive Style

April 27, 2018

Someone asked me about developing your own distinctive portrait photography style: if I'm honest, I was never certain I had one but, well, I guess I probably have these days. These are just a few musings on the steps to developing your own style, selecting images for marketing and why it's often best to plough your own furrow (to use an old idiom!)

Podcast #11 - On Workflow And Being Kind (To Yourself)

Podcast #11 - On Workflow And Being Kind (To Yourself)

April 27, 2018

Your photography production workflow is supremely important, though it is often an overlooked component. Thinking it through, however, will bring benefits in the long run. Being kind to yourself is even harder - I talk about why I recommend it!

Podcast #10 - Are Qualifications Relevant In Today’s Marketplace?

Podcast #10 - Are Qualifications Relevant In Today’s Marketplace?

April 27, 2018

In this podcast, we muse a little on whether qualifications from the big photographic associations have any relevance in the current marketplace. Enjoy!

Podcast #9 - On What It Takes To Make It (contd.)

Podcast #9 - On What It Takes To Make It (contd.)

April 27, 2018

Still answering questions here at Mastering Portrait Photography - mostly about business factors and what it takes to make a successful photography business.

Podcast #8 - On How I Came To Be A Photographer

Podcast #8 - On How I Came To Be A Photographer

April 27, 2018

In this Mastering Portrait Photography podcast, I chat through a series of questions we were sent by a student in Maryland, USA (there are quite a few so it is split over two podcasts!) Hopefully she will find the answers illuminating!

 

Podcast #7 – On The Power Of Conversation

Podcast #7 – On The Power Of Conversation

April 27, 2018

Mastering Portrait Photography Podcast 007.
In this podcast, we discuss the merits of talking a lot. Oh, the irony.

Podcast #6 – On Plagiarism (Of A Good Sort) And Being Critical Like A Judge

Podcast #6 – On Plagiarism (Of A Good Sort) And Being Critical Like A Judge

April 27, 2018

This podcast talks about plagiarism - but of the right kind - and why it's a useful skill to think like a photography judge!

Podcast #5 - On Truth And Writing A Book

Podcast #5 - On Truth And Writing A Book

April 27, 2018

In this episode, I explain why truth is so important to me and what it was like to co-author the book <a rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank" href="http://amzn.to/2FJBdux" xlink="href" rel="noopener">Mastering Portrait Photography</a> with Sarah Plater. Enjoy!

Podcast #4 - On Life, Lists and Still Loving The Job

Podcast #4 - On Life, Lists and Still Loving The Job

April 27, 2018

It's been one of those days when being a Profession Portrait Photography is both brilliant and frustrating: that list of things to do just seems to be running away with me!

Podcast #3 - On Lighting And Keeping It Simple

Podcast #3 - On Lighting And Keeping It Simple

April 27, 2018

This podcast concerns just one image: Bruno. Simple is always best (in my opinion at least) and this image epitomises that approach: simple light, simple pose, simple finish, simply gorgeous. A good day in the studio!

During the podcast I mention that is was originally intended to be used as part of a composite of the two brothers together - here is that composite:

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