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Category: Technique

Q&A 500: How Can I Get People To Buy My Pictures?
[ 0 ] June 16, 2017

Q&A 500: How Can I Get People To Buy My Pictures?

This Q&A 500 originates from a question asked via the contact page of the website. It went into more specifics, unique to the individual concerned, but at its core is a recurring theme. Ok, so… It’s the classic question – just nine simple words, yet the answer is often reached by a series of crucial, […]

Episode #243: My Various Workspaces
[ 0 ] June 12, 2017

Episode #243: My Various Workspaces

This week: I’m talking about the various workspaces I use. Whilst cracking on with business at the weekend, I shared a picture on Instagram which showed a view of my location. I light-heartedly referred to this as my ‘outdoor office’ and the response I received was very interesting – people loved the idea that someone wasn’t […]

Episode #242: West Sussex Camping Article Pictures
[ 0 ] June 8, 2017

Episode #242: West Sussex Camping Article Pictures

This week: I’m talking about a recent set of pictures taken for a magazine feature. Last weekend saw me undertake the photography for my latest article destined for publication in Camping Magazine in a couple of months’ time. On this occasion, it’s a piece centred around family camping. Whilst I wasn’t able to record any audio […]

Episode #241: Creating Daily Structure In Business
[ 0 ] May 22, 2017

Episode #241: Creating Daily Structure In Business

This week: I’m talking about daily planning and the expansion of services I offer to clients. I’ve recently been giving a lot of thought to the structure and development of what I do. There are a number of strategies which I find really useful in helping to push things forward and it’s these that I am discussing […]

Episode #240: Late Afternoon Bluebell Photography
[ 0 ] May 15, 2017

Episode #240: Late Afternoon Bluebell Photography

This week: I’m on location, talking you through some of my recent bluebell photography. In last week’s show, you joined me in the middle of a woodland as I shared a few thoughts about the process of photographing and filming bluebells. Well, this week’s edition is directly related to that – a recoding made whilst making the […]

Episode #239: Filming And Photographing Bluebells
[ 0 ] May 8, 2017

Episode #239: Filming And Photographing Bluebells

This week: I’m in a bluebell woodland, talking about shooting stills and video. As many of you know, around this time of the year, a wide variety of natural spaces across the country are transformed into wonderful displays of colour, thanks to the flowering of bluebells. Towards the end of last week, I headed out to capture the […]

Episode #238: The Business Of Networking
[ 0 ] May 1, 2017

Episode #238: The Business Of Networking

This week: I’m talking about how networking can be of benefit to photographers. In this week’s show, I’m sharing a few thoughts about something which has to do with the business side of being a photographer – and, actually, of running your own business in general. There are many ways to encourage would-be clients. The process […]

Episode #237: Photographing Racton Monument
[ 0 ] April 24, 2017

Episode #237: Photographing Racton Monument

This week: I’m on location, shooting a specific picture for a magazine article. You’ll remember that a few weeks back, I went on an overnight camping trip, putting together a walking feature for a magazine. Due to poor weather on the second day of that trip, I later returned to one of the spots we passed, in order […]

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 […]

Thoughts About Making Refinements To My Kit
[ 0 ] March 16, 2017

Thoughts About Making Refinements To My Kit

My recent overnighter link to podcast on the South Downs did far more than simply provide me with the content I needed for a walking feature. It gave me the chance to catch up with a friend I hadn’t seen for a while and also got me thinking about the kit I use. The life […]

Episode #234: Packing For An Overnighter - Part 2
[ 0 ] March 13, 2017

Episode #234: Packing For An Overnighter – Part 2

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 […]

Video: Euan Beaden X Peli 9490 RALS Lighting
[ 0 ] March 9, 2017

Video: Euan Beaden X Peli 9490 RALS Lighting

In this recent podcast, I told you about how I teamed up with Peli for a Test/Review featuring one of their location lights – a 9490 RALS. The product write-up will follow, but in the meantime I want to share some of the details of a shoot I did using the light… The premise was […]