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Category: Photography for business

Video: Giles On The Business Of Photography
[ 0 ] December 17, 2014

Video: Giles On The Business Of Photography

Earlier this year, I was interviewed on video about the business of photography and what it takes to carry out my activities on a day-to-day basis. I first told you about the Q&A in this post, where I shared a few of the behind-the-scenes pictures from that day. Well, some months on, I’ve now been [...]

Episode #157 – Working Late To Supply Pictures
[ 0 ] November 10, 2014

Episode #157 – Working Late To Supply Pictures

This week: I’m working late into the night, preparing pictures for a client. Sometimes, you just have to do what you have to do – and that can mean facing unsociable hours. Editing a recent shoot gave me the chance to talk about the process. Some quick links to things mentioned in this show: TAP Episode [...]

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 [...]