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Episode #147 – Shooting BMW At Goodwood
[ 0 ] July 7, 2014

Episode #147 – Shooting BMW At Goodwood

This week: It’s the first of my podcasts surrounding this year’s Goodwood Festival Of Speed. Part of my activities at FOS this year involved shooting track action for BMW at Goodwood Motor Circuit. In this episode, I’m talking through some static shots I produced for glossy brochures. Some quick links to things mentioned in this [...]

Top Tips For Goodwood Festival Of Speed
[ 0 ] June 24, 2014

Top Tips For Goodwood Festival Of Speed

It’s that time of year once again, folks – the weather is hotting up, the stage is set and the motoring spectacle that is the Goodwood Festival Of Speed is go from Thursday until Sunday this week! As you know, I’ve shot at this event for many years, and it’s always a great challenge. For [...]

Episode #138 – A Last-Minute, Urgent Client Request
[ 0 ] January 27, 2014

Episode #138 – A Last-Minute, Urgent Client Request

This week: I’m in the car, recounting a recent last-minute client request. Ordinarily, I like to factor in plenty of time when supplying imagery to clients; on this occasion, however, I was asked to supply some prints with only a very narrow window of opportunity. Some quick links to things mentioned in this show: One Vision [...]

When Everest Came To Goodwood
[ 0 ] January 21, 2014

When Everest Came To Goodwood

At the start of each year, it’s not unusual for us photographers to pause for thought, looking back on the year that has just been and looking forward to projects yet to happen. The Goodwood events which I shoot each year – the Festival Of Speed and Revival –  now seem like an ever-distant memory, [...]

Episode #136 – Capturing Condoleezza And Others
[ 0 ] December 23, 2013

Episode #136 – Capturing Condoleezza And Others

This week: I’m talking through the technical side of a conference I recently photographed for one of my corporate clients. A couple of weeks ago, I once again returned to London to photograph a yearly conference. In this episode, I’m talking about the equipment used on that shoot. Some quick links to things mentioned in [...]

Episode #135 – Preparing Client Conference Prints
[ 0 ] December 2, 2013

Episode #135 – Preparing Client Conference Prints

This week: I’m organising prints following a conference I recently photographed for one of my corporate clients. A couple of weeks ago, I once again returned to London to photograph a yearly conference. In the days following, as well as editing pictures, I had to arrange prints and display mounts to be presented to delegates [...]

Episode #124 – A Limited Setup For Creativity
[ 0 ] August 12, 2013

Episode #124 – A Limited Setup For Creativity

This week: It’s the third of my shows surrounding this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed. In this final episode surrounding my commission this year, I’m in the motorsport paddocks at night once again, taking a limited-setup approach to my picture-making. Some quick links to things mentioned in this show: TAP Episode #122 – Goodwood FOS 2013 [...]

Episode #123 – Fireworks Over The Paddock
[ 0 ] July 31, 2013

Episode #123 – Fireworks Over The Paddock

This week: It’s the second of my shows surrounding this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed. With fast-paced cars, motorbikes, extreme sports, display stands and more for visitors to enjoy over four days, the Goodwood Festival Of Speed is always a fantastic event and, many would say, a photographer’s dream. In this second of three episodes surrounding [...]

Episode #122 – Goodwood FOS 2013 Roundup
[ 0 ] July 22, 2013

Episode #122 – Goodwood FOS 2013 Roundup

This week: I’m in the car, heading back from the Goodwood Festival Of Speed, sharing a few thoughts about this year’s motoring event. With fast-paced cars, motorbikes, extreme sports, display stands and more, Goodwood always puts on a show which is a photographer’s dream. In this first of three podcasts surrounding my activities at this year’s [...]

Episode #118 – Shooting Trucks At Thruxton, Part 2
[ 0 ] June 10, 2013

Episode #118 – Shooting Trucks At Thruxton, Part 2

This week: I’m at  Thruxton Motor Circuit in Hampshire once again, this time talking whilst trackside. Whilst last week’s show (Part 1) was something of an overview, this time around I’m right in the thick of the action and thinking on my feet as the truck racing takes place in front of my lens. Some quick [...]

Episode #117 – Shooting Trucks At Thruxton, Part 1
[ 0 ] June 3, 2013

Episode #117 – Shooting Trucks At Thruxton, Part 1

This week: I’m in the car once again, travelling back from a day’s photography at  Thruxton Motor Circuit in Hampshire. Over the course of this weekend just gone, I took up an invitation to photograph some fast-paced truck racing action. On this occasion, I wasn’t under commission – so it made a really nice change [...]

Episode #96 – A Very Victorian Festival Of Christmas
[ 0 ] December 3, 2012

Episode #96 – A Very Victorian Festival Of Christmas

This week: I’m talking through a recent Christmas-themed commission. Every year, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard puts on its Victorian Festival Of Christmas event – and I was asked to document proceedings a couple of days ago, with the pictures destined for all manner of promotional opportunities in the coming weeks and further into the future. Some [...]