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Episode #212: The Photography Model Release Form
[ 0 ] July 18, 2016

Episode #212: The Photography Model Release Form

This week: I’m talking about the importance of Mode Release forms for photographers. The Model Release form, which is handy, and often vital, document when it comes to securing the trouble-free use of pictures depicting people. Some quick links to things mentioned in this show: Releases – Model and Property Release app Photographers Contract Maker (PCM) LITE app […]

Episode #211: Goodwood FOS Forest Rally Stage
[ 0 ] July 11, 2016

Episode #211: Goodwood FOS Forest Rally Stage

This week: I’m bringing you my third and final show based around this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed. One of my favourite areas of the Festival of Speed is always the Forest Rally Stage. There’s always plenty of opportunity to capture some dramatic action… So how did I get on this time around? Some quick links […]

Episode #210: Fireworks Over Goodwood House
[ 0 ] July 4, 2016

Episode #210: Fireworks Over Goodwood House

This week: I’m bringing you the second of my shows based around this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed. The Thursday night fireworks were fantastic this year and offered great scope for some dramatic shots of the Central Feature in front of Goodwood House. Some quick links to things mentioned in this show: Goodwood Festival of Speed TAP Test/Review […]

Episode #209: Goodwood Festival Of Speed 2016
[ 0 ] June 27, 2016

Episode #209: Goodwood Festival Of Speed 2016

This week: I’m bringing you the first of my shows based around this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed. Once again, the event was really enjoyable and a great success. In this show, I’m giving you an overview of what I got up to each day. Some quick links to things mentioned in this show: Goodwood Festival of […]

Q&A 500: How Do I Get Published In A Magazine?
[ 0 ] June 22, 2016

Q&A 500: How Do I Get Published In A Magazine?

For a lot of you, I’m sure that seeing your images in print (or featured on a favourite website) would be a dream come true. Making this a reality is perfectly do-able, but the process of achieving it can at times seem like a long, hard, slog. It can also seem like a thankless task, […]

Episode #206: Photographing The Needles
[ 0 ] April 11, 2016

Episode #206: Photographing The Needles

This week: I’m on location, shooting pictures for a magazine feature. A fast-paced weekend on the Isle of Wight recently saw me taking in many of the sites; the Needles was just one of the attractions on my photo check list. Some quick links to things mentioned in this show: The Needles, Isle of Wight Nikon […]

Episode #204: Packing For The Photography Show
[ 0 ] March 21, 2016

Episode #204: Packing For The Photography Show

This week: I’m preparing to pack my bags ahead of The Photography Show at the Birmingham NEC. Which items did I decide to take and why? All is revealed… Some quick links to things mentioned in this show: Test/Review: Peli 1510 Roller Case Test/Review: Manfrotto Table Tripod With Photo Head (old product) Test/Review: Sub Zero Thermal […]

Q&A 500: Is Old Kit Worth Repairing?
[ 0 ] March 18, 2016

Q&A 500: Is Old Kit Worth Repairing?

If the thought of periodically upgrading your photography kit fills you with dread, it can be very tempting to stick with what you’ve got until something goes ‘bang!’ At that point, you’re then faced with a question: Do I get it repaired or do I pay out for a brand new replacement? Often, this is […]

Episode #203: Location Scouting – A Cautionary Tale
[ 0 ] March 7, 2016

Episode #203: Location Scouting – A Cautionary Tale

This week: I’m sharing a less positive experience I recently had whilst out on location. I always try to do everything the proper, above board, considerate way – so it really was quite disappointing to see my location scouting trip conclude in the way it did. Some quick links to things mentioned in this show: Canon […]

Episode #202: Sunrise Shipwreck Photography
[ 0 ] February 29, 2016

Episode #202: Sunrise Shipwreck Photography

This week: I’m up and about early, photographing an old sunken ship at sunrise. If you’re anything like me, once you get an idea for a picture in your head, you’ll go to all lengths in order to capture it. This was the case recently – and in this week’s show, I’m talking you through the process […]

Episode #200: Photo Shoot Location Scout In A River
[ 4 ] February 15, 2016

Episode #200: Photo Shoot Location Scout In A River

This week: I’m knee-deep in a river, working through test shots ahead of a photo shoot. Join me as I negotiate a flowing river, contemplate making a big jump and plan ahead for a forthcoming photo shoot. Some quick links to things mentioned in this show: TAP Competition: Hand Warmer Giveaway! Nikon D800 DSLR Nikon Nikkor 24-70mm […]

Episode #199: Last Light Shoreline Photography
[ 0 ] February 8, 2016

Episode #199: Last Light Shoreline Photography

This week: I’m shooting pictures as the sun sets over the water’s edge. With bold silhouettes, wildlife and rich, saturated colours, the final 30 minutes of light present excellent photo opportunities. Some quick links to things mentioned in this show: Nikon D800 DSLR Nikon Nikkor 24-70mm f/2.8G ED VR AF-S (latest version) Nikon Nikkor 80-200mm f/2.8 ED-IF AF-S Did […]