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Episode #255: Location Scouting In A Muddy Field
[ 0 ] February 5, 2018

Episode #255: Location Scouting In A Muddy Field

This week: I’m searching out potential photo shoot locations. You join me as I wade through a muddy field alongside a river, all in the name of picking out good backdrops for pictures. The area in question is familiar to me – but that doesn’t mean it can’t present a few surprises along the way! Some quick […]

Episode #254: Coastline Musings On A Friday
[ 0 ] January 22, 2018

Episode #254: Coastline Musings On A Friday

This week: I’m at the water’s edge, sharing some thoughts about location scouting and more besides. At the end of last week, I was on a mission to shoot some Test/Review product shots in an outdoor environment. As it turns out, I ended up making better use of my time by treating the hour or so […]

Episode #253: Just Why Do We Take Pictures?
[ 0 ] January 17, 2018

Episode #253: Just Why Do We Take Pictures?

This week: I’m going back to basics, thinking about the reasons behind why we take pictures. As I set off on the way home from giving a talk recently, I began thinking about the stories and motivations that lie behind the photographs we view. Of course, everyone has their own reasons for picture making – for some, […]

Episode #252: Upcountry With Mercedes-Benz
[ 0 ] December 28, 2017

Episode #252: Upcountry With Mercedes-Benz

This week: I’m talking about my recent trip upcountry with Mercedes Benz. For me, the time between now and the New Year is a period of general admin, thinking ahead to- and planning for – the next 12 months… and, of course, slowly polishing off Christmas leftovers! As promised, I’m now taking the opportunity to share a few insights […]

Episode #251: Adventure On Your Doorstep Talk
[ 0 ] December 18, 2017

Episode #251: Adventure On Your Doorstep Talk

This week: I’m sharing some thoughts about my Adventure On Your Doorstep talk. I’ve been kept rather busy this past week, thanks to a trip to Wales with Mercedes Benz; more about that follows in next week’s podcast. The day before I headed upcountry with Merc, I once again gave my Adventure On Your Doorstep talk […]

Episode #250: Technicalities Of A Corporate Shoot
[ 0 ] December 4, 2017

Episode #250: Technicalities Of A Corporate Shoot

This week: I’m talking about a recent assignment in London. The podcast is finally back! In this edition, we’re getting right down to the nitty-gritty of taking pictures under pressure – as I share my experiences of a corporate photo shoot. There’s a lot to get through, with a fair bit of technical discussion to keep you gear-heads entertained […]

Episode #249: In Search Of A Place To Work Outside
[ 0 ] September 4, 2017

Episode #249: In Search Of A Place To Work Outside

This week: I’m on location, trying to find a place to get some work done. More and more, I’m convinced that a physical office space is, in many ways, holding me back when it comes to productivity. Sure, there are times when it is necessary – but apart from those… well, I’m just not convinced. With […]

Episode #248: The Crucial Picture Selection Process
[ 0 ] August 21, 2017

Episode #248: The Crucial Picture Selection Process

This week: I’m talking about the important process of making picture selections. When it comes to deciding which images make the cut of not before being supplied to clients, this can be a bit of a grey area. In many ways, this crucial element in the chain of actions is often treated like something of an […]

Episode #247: A Music Portrait Photo Shoot
[ 2 ] August 1, 2017

Episode #247: A Music Portrait Photo Shoot

This week: I’m talking about a recent music-themed photo shoot. Whilst most of what I share with you concerns outdoors activities, you know that I do take on other subjects along the way. This is never a bad thing for keeping things fresh and interesting. Well, once again, I was recently asked to shoot some music promo […]

Episode #246: How Photographers Use Social Media
[ 0 ] July 24, 2017

Episode #246: How Photographers Use Social Media

This week: I’m talking about the way in which photographers use social media. Of course, it’s a personal thing – but quite a few people have asked me recently about my own approach to social media. In this episode, I’m sharing a few thoughts, including a theory I recently heard about, often referred to as the 90-9-1 […]

Episode #245: Outdoor Trade Show 2017
[ 0 ] July 17, 2017

Episode #245: Outdoor Trade Show 2017

This week: I’m giving you a run-down of what I got up to at this year’s Outdoor Trade Show. As ever, I had a very productive time at the Show and in this episode, I’m talking about everything from my camping setup whilst there, to who I talked with and what new products particularly caught my eye. […]

Episode #244: Multiple Feature Photography Bases
[ 0 ] June 26, 2017

Episode #244: Multiple Feature Photography Bases

This week: I’m talking about the range of pictures I recently shot for a magazine feature. I recently headed off for another camping trip – once again taking the family as it was all in aid of my latest article for Camping Magazine. All told, I came away with over eleven hundred pictures and video clips, many of […]