May 30, 2018
We all have a bag of some sort: big, small, with wheels, with back-breaking straps, modest, flamboyant, chock full or half empty. We ALL have a bag. This is what's in mine from bodies to brushes, gizmos to gum.
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May 19, 2018
Sometimes you have to make the best of the time you have and today, well, today I have spent the day on the road - just me, the satnav and my trusty Land Rover Defender. This podcast (with a healthy dose of TD5 engine noise) talks about some of the things I've heard judges comment on when judging photography print competitions - either at Camera Clubs or International Competitions. So if competing is your thing, grab a notebook and see if any of the tips I offer might apply. And, even if you don't ever compete, the things I've heard apply nearly as much in general! Enjoy!
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May 13, 2018
Whether or not you like it, the modern portrait photographer is going to spend a not insignificant amount of time sitting in front of Lightroom and Photoshop. Setting up your workspace to make this as painless as possible is critical (or you're going to need the Aspirin!) Here I chat about some of the things I have done to make my edit workload as palatable as possible: it's all about the comfy chair!
May 6, 2018
I am frequently asked to advise on what would I buy if I started from scratch so, as I drink a last coffee (decaf of course!) before heading out to shoot a glorious, sunny wedding, I ponder on those initial purchases: what and why. And it includes good shoes. Who knew?