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Episode #233: Packing For An Overnighter - Part 1
[ 0 ] March 6, 2017

Episode #233: Packing For An Overnighter – Part 1

This week: I’m talking about the kit selected for a camping/photography trip. Around the middle of last week, I headed off to the South Downs in order to work on a feature describing a walking route. On that occasion, it required camping overnight and in the days preceding, of course, I had to decide which kit […]

Episode #232: Location Portraits Using Peli Lighting
[ 0 ] February 20, 2017

Episode #232: Location Portraits Using Peli Lighting

This week: I’m talking about a quick Test/Review sunset photo shoot. I recently headed out on location to see how Peli’s 9490 RALS lighting would cope during an evening portrait photo shoot. In this episode, I’m talking about the resulting images whilst running through some of the considerations we faced along the way. Some quick links to things […]

Episode #231: When Things Don't Quite Go To Plan
[ 0 ] February 13, 2017

Episode #231: When Things Don’t Quite Go To Plan

This week: I’m talking about the need to make alternative arrangements. This week’s show has a dual purpose. On the one hand I’m discussing the matter of how we work around situations which don’t quite go to plan – and at the same time, I’m bringing you up to date with my current activities. Some quick […]

Episode #230: Volkswagen Photo Location Scouting
[ 0 ] January 16, 2017

Episode #230: Volkswagen Photo Location Scouting

This week: I’m doing a spot of location scouting for a forthcoming photo shoot. In conjunction with Volkswagen and my good friend, musician Tom Kent, there’s a lot to think about in advance. It’s important to get a head start in order to address multiple considerations – from vehicle access and lighting setups, through to any health and […]

Episode #229: Foggy Shoreline Photography
[ 0 ] January 9, 2017

Episode #229: Foggy Shoreline Photography

This week: I’m returning to the water, in search of some elusive pictures. In last week’s show, you heard me talking through a series of images as I shot them down by the water’s edge. This time around, you join me as I revisit that area, taking advantage of the foggy conditions which I really needed […]

Episode #228: Early Morning Shoreline Photography
[ 0 ] January 2, 2017

Episode #228: Early Morning Shoreline Photography

This week: I’m down by the water’s edge, capturing the early-morning light. My take on this set of images for a feature article was slightly different than one might expect. Rather than shooting wide angle sunrise pictures, I favoured a longer lens and concentrated on the more selective details within the scene in front of me. […]

Episode #227: Chatting With Alec Soth & Scott Kelby
[ 0 ] December 19, 2016

Episode #227: Chatting With Alec Soth & Scott Kelby

This week: I’m throwing a little inspiration your way in the form of a couple of conversations recorded earlier in the year at the Photography Show. First up, you’ll hear my chat with renowned documentary photographer Alec Soth, in which we discuss the idea of narrative and the state of documentary photography today. Then, a name […]

Episode #226: Discussing Client Photography Needs
[ 0 ] December 12, 2016

Episode #226: Discussing Client Photography Needs

This week: I’m heading back from a meeting where a client’s photography requirements were discussed. The process of collaboration between a photographer and client is often a very fluid one, starting with the very first conversation where details are discussed and a plan begins to form. Working out what is required versus what can be achieved whilst […]

Episode #225: Chichester Christmas Lights Photography
[ 0 ] December 5, 2016

Episode #225: Chichester Christmas Lights Photography

This week: I’m talking through the pictures from a recent Christmas-themed photo shoot. In last week’s show, I discussed the photography kit I’d be using. As promised, in this edition I’m bringing you a follow-up to that, talking through how the shoot itself went and analysing some of the pictures I produced on the day. Some quick links to things […]

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: […]