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Episode #235: Camping Magazine Photography
[ 0 ] April 3, 2017

Episode #235: Camping Magazine Photography

This week: I’m talking through some feature article pictures as I shoot them. I recently submitted a feature to Camping Magazine, in which I discussed how families and individuals can put together a simple, tailored first aid kit to keep with them at all times. In this week’s show, you join me as I quickly shoot the […]

Episode #164 - Food Bank Photography
[ 0 ] January 26, 2015

Episode #164 – Food Bank Photography

This week: I’m talking about a super-quick photo shoot I recently completed. Not all photo shoots take hours to complete – this one was a perfect example! Some quick links to things mentioned in this show: Test/Review – Peli 1510 Case Nikon D3 DSLR Nikon D800 DSLR Nikon Nikkor 24-70mm f/2.8G ED AF-S Nikon SB-800 flash […]

Episode #163 - Personal Trainer Promo Portraits
[ 0 ] January 12, 2015

Episode #163 – Personal Trainer Promo Portraits

This week: I’m talking through a recent health & fitness-related photo shoot. The latest step in my ongoing collaboration with a personal trainer recently saw me capture a range of portraits for various promotional uses. Some quick links to things mentioned in this show: Nikon D800 DSLR Nikon Nikkor 24-70mm f/2.8G ED AF-S Nikon Nikkor 80-200mm […]

Episode #159 - Healthy Christmas Eating Workflow
[ 0 ] December 15, 2014

Episode #159 – Healthy Christmas Eating Workflow

  This week: I’m talking through the editing process of a recent Christmas-themed illustrative photograph. In amongst a bunch of recent shoots was one I did as part of my ongoing collaboration with personal trainer, Stephan Konrad; the final image was to be used in one of his blog posts. Some quick links to things mentioned […]

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 […]

My Little Green (Grip) Bag - Part 2
[ 0 ] June 19, 2014

My Little Green (Grip) Bag – Part 2

If you didn’t see Part 1 of this article, you definitely should; it will give you an introduction into just which items I carry (and why) for supporting my cameras/flash guns/light modifiers etc. In this second part, then, I’m detailing the individual items described in the overview linked above. In no particular order…   Standard […]

My Little Green (Grip) Bag - Part 1
[ 0 ] February 26, 2014

My Little Green (Grip) Bag – Part 1

On a studio shoot I recently wrote about, I had to use various ways of supporting my gear in order to capture a series of products at their best. This two-part article gives you an overview of my standard go-to items for a typical setup of this kind. So, aside from the tripod holding my […]

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 […]