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  • Test/Review: Manfrotto Befree Carbon Tripod

    Test/Review: Manfrotto Befree Carbon Tripod

    Adding a tripod to your kit list is a wise move, but with so many options on the market to choose from, where do you start? This offering from Manfrotto just might fit the bill for those of you who want to strike a balance between travelling light and having the option to support a […]

  • Episode #213: If You Don’t Ask, You Don’t Get

    Episode #213: If You Don’t Ask, You Don’t Get

    This week: I’m talking about creating your own opportunities. How many times have you heard the expression, “If you don’t ask, you don’t get”? It’s a simple enough sentiment and in this week’s show, I’m giving you a few recent examples of how making a first point of contact has enabled me to produce the sort of […]

  • RSPB Big Wild Sleepout 2016

    RSPB Big Wild Sleepout 2016

    Today’s post is a quick heads-up for those of you who like to combine your love of photography with a spot of camping and/or nature. In case you weren’t aware, the weekend of Friday 29th – Sunday 31st July 2016 sees the Big Wild Sleepout here in the UK. Organised by the RSPB (The Royal […]

  • Episode #212: The Photography Model Release Form

    Episode #212: The Photography Model Release Form

    This week: I’m talking about the importance of Mode Release forms for photographers. The Model Release form, which is handy, and often vital, document when it comes to securing the trouble-free use of pictures depicting people. Some quick links to things mentioned in this show: Releases – Model and Property Release app Photographers Contract Maker (PCM) LITE app […]

  • Episode #211: Goodwood FOS Forest Rally Stage

    Episode #211: Goodwood FOS Forest Rally Stage

    This week: I’m bringing you my third and final show based around this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed. One of my favourite areas of the Festival of Speed is always the Forest Rally Stage. There’s always plenty of opportunity to capture some dramatic action… So how did I get on this time around? Some quick links […]

  • Episode #210: Fireworks Over Goodwood House

    Episode #210: Fireworks Over Goodwood House

    This week: I’m bringing you the second of my shows based around this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed. The Thursday night fireworks were fantastic this year and offered great scope for some dramatic shots of the Central Feature in front of Goodwood House. Some quick links to things mentioned in this show: Goodwood Festival of Speed TAP Test/Review […]

  • Episode #209: Goodwood Festival Of Speed 2016

    Episode #209: Goodwood Festival Of Speed 2016

    This week: I’m bringing you the first of my shows based around this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed. Once again, the event was really enjoyable and a great success. In this show, I’m giving you an overview of what I got up to each day. Some quick links to things mentioned in this show: Goodwood Festival of […]

Test/Review: Manfrotto Befree Carbon Tripod
[ 2 ] July 26, 2016

Test/Review: Manfrotto Befree Carbon Tripod

Adding a tripod to your kit list is a wise move, but with so many options on the market to choose from, where do you start? This offering from Manfrotto just might fit the bill for those of you who want to strike a balance between travelling light and having the option to support a […]

Episode #213: If You Don’t Ask, You Don’t Get
[ 0 ] July 25, 2016

Episode #213: If You Don’t Ask, You Don’t Get

This week: I’m talking about creating your own opportunities. How many times have you heard the expression, “If you don’t ask, you don’t get”? It’s a simple enough sentiment and in this week’s show, I’m giving you a few recent examples of how making a first point of contact has enabled me to produce the sort of […]

RSPB Big Wild Sleepout 2016
[ 0 ] July 20, 2016

RSPB Big Wild Sleepout 2016

Today’s post is a quick heads-up for those of you who like to combine your love of photography with a spot of camping and/or nature. In case you weren’t aware, the weekend of Friday 29th – Sunday 31st July 2016 sees the Big Wild Sleepout here in the UK. Organised by the RSPB (The Royal […]

Episode #212: The Photography Model Release Form
[ 0 ] July 18, 2016

Episode #212: The Photography Model Release Form

This week: I’m talking about the importance of Mode Release forms for photographers. The Model Release form, which is handy, and often vital, document when it comes to securing the trouble-free use of pictures depicting people. Some quick links to things mentioned in this show: Releases – Model and Property Release app Photographers Contract Maker (PCM) LITE app […]

Episode #211: Goodwood FOS Forest Rally Stage
[ 0 ] July 11, 2016

Episode #211: Goodwood FOS Forest Rally Stage

This week: I’m bringing you my third and final show based around this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed. One of my favourite areas of the Festival of Speed is always the Forest Rally Stage. There’s always plenty of opportunity to capture some dramatic action… So how did I get on this time around? Some quick links […]

Episode #210: Fireworks Over Goodwood House
[ 0 ] July 4, 2016

Episode #210: Fireworks Over Goodwood House

This week: I’m bringing you the second of my shows based around this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed. The Thursday night fireworks were fantastic this year and offered great scope for some dramatic shots of the Central Feature in front of Goodwood House. Some quick links to things mentioned in this show: Goodwood Festival of Speed TAP Test/Review […]

Episode #209: Goodwood Festival Of Speed 2016
[ 0 ] June 27, 2016

Episode #209: Goodwood Festival Of Speed 2016

This week: I’m bringing you the first of my shows based around this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed. Once again, the event was really enjoyable and a great success. In this show, I’m giving you an overview of what I got up to each day. Some quick links to things mentioned in this show: Goodwood Festival of […]

Q&A 500: How Do I Get Published In A Magazine?
[ 0 ] June 22, 2016

Q&A 500: How Do I Get Published In A Magazine?

For a lot of you, I’m sure that seeing your images in print (or featured on a favourite website) would be a dream come true. Making this a reality is perfectly do-able, but the process of achieving it can at times seem like a long, hard, slog. It can also seem like a thankless task, […]

Episode #208: Social Photography Kit Selection
[ 0 ] June 20, 2016

Episode #208: Social Photography Kit Selection

This week: I’m talking about the camera setup I use for the majority of my social photography assignments. The truth is that my equipment setup very rarely changes. Over the years, I’ve fine-tuned my kit selection and know it to be perfectly suited 99% of the time. Some quick links to things mentioned in this show: Nikon […]

Episode #207: The Need For Professionalism
[ 0 ] June 13, 2016

Episode #207: The Need For Professionalism

This week: I’m talking about photographers’ need for common sense and professionalism. People often talk about which cameras, lenses tripods etc photographers use. This is all very well, but the kit falls into insignificance if you don’t know how to conduct yourself in front of clients in the first place. Some quick links to things mentioned in […]

It’s Been A While…
[ 0 ] June 1, 2016

It’s Been A While…

If you keep up to date with my shenanigans regularly, perhaps via the RSS feed or Twitter, you’ll have noticed that I’ve been rather quiet of late. And there’s a very good reason for that. Quite simply, ‘life’ has got completely in the way for a number of months, to the exclusion of many work […]

Episode #206: Photographing The Needles
[ 0 ] April 11, 2016

Episode #206: Photographing The Needles

This week: I’m on location, shooting pictures for a magazine feature. A fast-paced weekend on the Isle of Wight recently saw me taking in many of the sites; the Needles was just one of the attractions on my photo check list. Some quick links to things mentioned in this show: The Needles, Isle of Wight Nikon […]