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Episode #224: Christmas Lights Photography Gear
[ 0 ] November 28, 2016

Episode #224: Christmas Lights Photography Gear

This week: I’m talking you through the kit I packed for a recent evening photo shoot. Join me as I make kit selections in preparation for a quick, local, Christmas-themed photo shoot. Some quick links to things mentioned in this show: TAP Video: First Look – Lowepro Flipside Trek 450 BP AW Backpack TAP Video: Test/Review […]

Episode #223: Photographing Shoreline At Low Tide
[ 0 ] October 31, 2016

Episode #223: Photographing Shoreline At Low Tide

This week: I’m talking through a photography trip down by the water’s edge. A few days before submitting a recent article about shoreline photography, I headed out to see if I could capture some additional illustrative pictures, to give me a few options alongside the shots I knew I already had. Some quick links to things mentioned in […]

Episode #222: Lowepro Backpack Photography
[ 0 ] October 17, 2016

Episode #222: Lowepro Backpack Photography

This week: I’m talking through the process of taking product shots on location. My friends at Lowepro recently sent one of their Flipside Trek BP 450 AW backpacks for Test/Review. In this episode, I’m talking through the pictures I took of it in a woodland location. Some quick links to things mentioned in this show: TAP Video: […]

Episode #221: OWPG AGM Isle Of Wight Weekend
[ 0 ] October 10, 2016

Episode #221: OWPG AGM Isle Of Wight Weekend

This week: I’m looking back at this year’s Outdoor Writers and Photographers Guild AGM weekend. Just as with last year’s event in Northumberland, this gathering offered a perfect opportunity to catch up with colleagues, try new outdoors activities and discuss thoughts and ideas centred around what we do. All in all, a very inspiring, productive time […]

Episode #220: How To Take Criticism
[ 0 ] October 3, 2016

Episode #220: How To Take Criticism

This week: I’m talking about why criticism should be embraced for the better. As photographers – as creators of content that is designed to be shared with a wide audience – we should very much be open to receiving criticism. It can be all too easy to go on the defensive when others comment on our […]

Episode #219: Adventure On Your Doorstep Talk
[ 0 ] September 27, 2016

Episode #219: Adventure On Your Doorstep Talk

This week: I’m telling you about a talk I recently gave at a camera club. It’ll come as no surprise to regular listeners when I say that I love sharing my knowledge and passion for photography and the outdoors with anyone who is willing to listen. One of my favourite ways to do this is to deliver […]

Episode #218: Goodwood Revival 2016
[ 0 ] September 19, 2016

Episode #218: Goodwood Revival 2016

This week: I’m telling you all about what I got up to at this year’s Goodwood Revival. As ever, I had a very productive time. On this occasion, though, I found myself with an additional, unexpected challenge to deal with – something which, at one point, threatened to derail my plans and called for somewhat different […]

Episode #217: Outdoor Trade Show 2016
[ 0 ] September 12, 2016

Episode #217: Outdoor Trade Show 2016

This week: I’m telling you all about my trip to this year’s Outdoor Trade Show. In this slightly-extended show, I’m giving you an overview of some of the product highlights from this year’s event. Some quick links to things mentioned in this show: Giles on Instagram – @gilesbabbidge TAP Test/Review: Hi-Tec Para boot TAP Test/Review: Hi-Tec V-Lite […]

Episode #216: The Holiday Camera Conundrum
[ 0 ] August 22, 2016

Episode #216: The Holiday Camera Conundrum

This week: I’m talking about the camera I recently used whilst away on holiday. Before I went, I had to decide which camera setup to take. On the surface, this isn’t such a difficult decision – but as you’ll hear, when a few factors come together, the decision isn’t necessarily an easy one to make. Some […]

Episode #215: It's All In The Way You Handle It
[ 0 ] August 8, 2016

Episode #215: It’s All In The Way You Handle It

This week: I’m talking about the logistics of confirming a recent photo shoot. Whilst things tick along nicely 99% of the time, there are naturally going to be occasions where frustrations occur which threaten to derail proceedings. At times like these, the way you handle a situation can have a profound affect not just on you personally, but […]

Episode #214: Making A Big Wild Sleepout Film
[ 0 ] August 1, 2016

Episode #214: Making A Big Wild Sleepout Film

This week: I’m talking about what I got up to for this year’s RSPB Big Wild Sleepout. To mark the occasion, I thought it would be fun to make a short film about enjoying a spot of hammock camping in a forest. All said and done, I had an incredibly productive time – and in this week’s show, […]

Episode #213: If You Don't Ask, You Don't Get
[ 0 ] July 25, 2016

Episode #213: If You Don’t Ask, You Don’t Get

This week: I’m talking about creating your own opportunities. How many times have you heard the expression, “If you don’t ask, you don’t get”? It’s a simple enough sentiment and in this week’s show, I’m giving you a few recent examples of how making a first point of contact has enabled me to produce the sort of […]