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Category: Technique

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 […]

Video: Sunrise Shipwreck Photography
[ 0 ] December 1, 2016

Video: Sunrise Shipwreck Photography

I was recently going through a bunch of files which, for one reason or another, never did see the light of day. In the mix was some behind-the-scenes footage from a trip I took down to the shoreline one cold morning. My goal on that occasion was to capture a shot or two of a sunken ship […]

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: […]

The Best Camera Kit For Photographing Events
[ 0 ] October 12, 2016

The Best Camera Kit For Photographing Events

If you are a regular visitor here, you’ll know that I use a very simplified setup when it comes to photographing events such as social gatherings and sporting meets. A number of weeks back, Episode #208 of the podcast went into a few specifics of my standard camera/lens arrangement. If you listened – thank you! […]

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 […]

Video: Big Wild Sleepout 2016 Behind-The-Scenes
[ 0 ] September 22, 2016

Video: Big Wild Sleepout 2016 Behind-The-Scenes

Last month, in this post, I showed you the completed short film that I produced to mark the RSPB’s Big Wild Sleepout 2016. If you listen to the podcast, you’ll know that I also shared some on-location commentary with you in this episode, too. Whilst out and about filming that, I also shot a bunch of behind-the-scenes […]

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 […]

Gotta Love A Tarp
[ 2 ] September 8, 2016

Gotta Love A Tarp

With every passing year that I’m involved in the glorious worlds of photography and the outdoors, I come to realise that there are some items of kit which I absolutely love. In each case, their appeal often boils down to the fact that they are a) practical and b) dependable. Queue the humble tarp, or […]

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 […]