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Category: Photography for business

TAP #154 – Stealthy Corporate Portraits In London
[ 0 ] September 8, 2014

TAP #154 – Stealthy Corporate Portraits In London

This week: I’m talking through the first of two shoots recently undertaken for a long-standing corporate client. On this occasion, the requirement was for a range of posed, studio-setup shots as well as unposed candid images captured during a meeting. Some quick links to things mentioned in this show: Test/Review – Peli 1510 Case Nikon D3 [...]

On The Other Side Of The Lens – Business Q&A
[ 0 ] March 20, 2014

On The Other Side Of The Lens – Business Q&A

At the start of this week, I was interviewed on video about the business of photography – what it takes to run a successful business, to keep clients happy and remain competitive in a competitive industry. Of course, what better place to appear on camera than in my ‘office’ – the woodland?! My good friend [...]

Large-Scale ISPO Munich Product Displays – Part 2
[ 0 ] February 19, 2014

Large-Scale ISPO Munich Product Displays – Part 2

If you haven’t checked out Part 1 of this 2-part article, you can find it here. I’d really recommend you take a look; it’ll give you the background and setup information surrounding the photo shoot described – and what follows will make much more sense, given some context! Ok, so picking up where we left [...]

Large-Scale ISPO Munich Product Displays – Part 1
[ 0 ] January 29, 2014

Large-Scale ISPO Munich Product Displays – Part 1

As I write this, ISPO Munich in Germany has been and gone for another year. By all accounts, the show was a great success for all of my contacts who attended and it’ll be interesting to follow up with them in the coming weeks. Over the course of this 2-part article, I’m going to talk you [...]

Episode #137 – A Pre-Shoot Studio Visit
[ 0 ] December 30, 2013

Episode #137 – A Pre-Shoot Studio Visit

This week: I’m in the car, sharing a few quick thoughts following a visit to a local studio space. A couple of weeks ago, I visited a studio space ahead of creating product images for an outdoor brand. In this episode, I’m talking over various considerations concerning the photography involved. Some quick links to things mentioned [...]

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 #134 – More Quick Corporate Headshots
[ 0 ] November 25, 2013

Episode #134 – More Quick Corporate Headshots

This week: I’m in my car once again, reflecting on a recent corporate photo shoot. In episode #132, I told you about a quick little photo shoot I undertook locally for a long-standing corporate client. This week, I’m recounting a follow-on shoot which required me to set up a studio area on location. Some quick links [...]

Episode #132 – A Quick Little Corporate Photo Shoot
[ 0 ] November 11, 2013

Episode #132 – A Quick Little Corporate Photo Shoot

This week: I’m on the road, driving back from a recent corporate photo shoot. Regular listeners will know that, as well as working with outdoor organisations – photographing such activities as camping, hillwalking and extreme sports – I also shoot a lot for corporate clients. Well, this week’s show is all about one such recent shoot [...]

Episode #129 – Busy Times And Planning
[ 0 ] October 21, 2013

Episode #129 – Busy Times And Planning

This week: I’m discussing why planning ahead is so important for photo shoots. Continuing my catch-up of recent events, this week I’m recounting my experiences of a commission where, despite my best efforts, I had to chase my client right up until the morning of the shoot itself. Some quick links to things mentioned in this [...]

Episode #66 – Pictures For Promotion
[ 0 ] March 26, 2012

Episode #66 – Pictures For Promotion

This week: I’m talking about how pictures can and should be used for promotion by businesses. A lot of people have a very narrow perception of photography when it comes to the ways in which pictures can be used to promote what they do. Expectation is often based on bad experiences or misguided assumptions; plain [...]

The Value Of Photography, But At What Cost?
[ 0 ] November 14, 2011

The Value Of Photography, But At What Cost?

This article is lodged firmly within the ‘Photography for business’ category, because it essentially aims to inform anyone looking to commission a photographer. If, however, you are someone looking to set themselves up to provide pictures for new clients, I hope you’ll get something out of it, too… You Might Also Like…Don’t Totally Dismiss Your [...]