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Episode #185 – OWPG AGM Kielder Weekend
[ 0 ] October 3, 2015

Episode #185 – OWPG AGM Kielder Weekend

This week: I’m looking back at this year’s Outdoor Writers and Photographers Guild AGM weekend. The OWPG AGM weekend at Keilder in Northumberland proved to be very productive. A lot of ideas were shared and in this week’s show, I’m filling you in on a few of the details. Some quick links to things mentioned in […]

Episode #184 – Outdoor Trade Show 2015
[ 0 ] September 28, 2015

Episode #184 – Outdoor Trade Show 2015

This week: I’m sat in my tent, looking back at this year’s Outdoor Trade Show. I had some encouraging meetings and conversations at this year’s event; OTS is always a great few days for me. Some quick links to things mentioned in this show: TAP Episode #165 – Into The Wilds Of Snowdonia TAP article – Gotta Love […]

Gotta Love A Karabiner
[ 0 ] September 7, 2015

Gotta Love A Karabiner

Ah, karabiners, they really do make me so happy. Much like drybags, these simple items have proven themselves to be invaluable time after time. The longer you spend in the outdoors – whether that be for the purpose of taking pictures or not – the more you will learn how to refine your kit choices so […]

Tungsten, Halogen & Fluorescent Vs. LED Lighting
[ 0 ] September 4, 2015

Tungsten, Halogen & Fluorescent Vs. LED Lighting

Following yesterday’s update, the second of my freshly-written lighting-related guides has now gone live over on the Wex Blog. Here’s a brief overview of what I talk about this time around: Aside from manipulating the existing light in a scene with a selection of reflectors, diffusers and other devices, there will come a time when […]

Best Lighting Kit For Close-up Photographs
[ 0 ] September 3, 2015

Best Lighting Kit For Close-up Photographs

The topic of how to light a photograph is vast and there are many techniques that can be employed. As you might expect, the market is flooded with many tools for the job – from reflectors to flashguns and LED panels to light tents. How we go about creating the look we want is always going to boil down […]

Episode #183 – Photographing A Renault Track Day
[ 0 ] August 24, 2015

Episode #183 – Photographing A Renault Track Day

This week: I’m talking about a last-minute request for some motoring photography. Last weekend saw me covering a Renault track day event at Goodwood Motor Circuit.  Some quick links to things mentioned in this show: TAP post – Join me on Instagram – gilesbabbidge Goodwood, West Sussex Nikon D3 SLR Nikon D800 DSLR Nikon Nikkor 24-70mm f/2.8G ED […]

Q&A 500 – What Kit For Event Photography?
[ 0 ] August 5, 2015

Q&A 500 – What Kit For Event Photography?

If you’ve been following my updates recently, you’ll know that a proportion of my time has been taken up by the Goodwood Festival of Speed (FoS). For an overview, you can take a listen to this edition of the podcast. People seem to be fascinated by what I do at these sorts of public events […]

Episode #181 – Goodwood FOS Event Overview
[ 0 ] July 27, 2015

Episode #181 – Goodwood FOS Event Overview

This week: I’m bringing you the second of my shows based around this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed. The Goodwood events are always made up of long, hot, busy days for me. In this show, I’m looking back at just what the latest FOS entailed. Some quick links to things mentioned in this show: TAP Episode #180 […]

Episode #180 – Goodwood FOS Central Display
[ 0 ] July 20, 2015

Episode #180 – Goodwood FOS Central Display

This week: I’m bringing you the first of two shows based around this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed. The central display lies at the heart of the Festival; in this edition, you join late one evening me as I work through a series of pictures in the rapidly-fading light. Some quick links to things mentioned in this […]

Episode #178 – Nissan Leaf Shoot, Post Production
[ 0 ] June 8, 2015

Episode #178 – Nissan Leaf Shoot, Post Production

This week: I’m talking through the editing process for a recent photo shoot. As a follow-up to last week’s show, in this edition, you join me at the post production stage, as I decide which pictures have made the cut and how I’m going to treat them before sharing them with everyone concerned. Some quick links to […]

Episode #177 – Photographing The Nissan Leaf
[ 0 ] June 2, 2015

Episode #177 – Photographing The Nissan Leaf

  This week: I’m sat in front of my computer, talking through images from a recent photo shoot. When I recently heard that my good friend and musician, Tom Kent, was working in conjunction with Nissan – taking a look at one of their eco-friendly Leaf cars – it was almost inevitable that we would end […]

Episode #176 – Exploring Bluebell Wood Details
[ 0 ] May 25, 2015

Episode #176 – Exploring Bluebell Wood Details

This week: I’m back in the woods, concentrating on capturing details. Returning to the same location as in last week’s show, I recently set out to find details tucked away in amongst the stunning landscape of flowers. Some quick links to things mentioned in this show: CLICK HERE TO VOTE!! Simply Hike Blogger Awards 2015 Nikon D800 […]