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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 […]

Episode #215: It’s All In The Way You Handle It
[ 0 ] August 8, 2016

Episode #215: It’s All In The Way You Handle It

This week: I’m talking about the logistics of confirming a recent photo shoot. Whilst things tick along nicely 99% of the time, there are naturally going to be occasions where frustrations occur which threaten to derail proceedings. At times like these, the way you handle a situation can have a profound affect not just on you personally, but […]

Episode #214: Making A Big Wild Sleepout Film
[ 0 ] August 1, 2016

Episode #214: Making A Big Wild Sleepout Film

This week: I’m talking about what I got up to for this year’s RSPB Big Wild Sleepout. To mark the occasion, I thought it would be fun to make a short film about enjoying a spot of hammock camping in a forest. All said and done, I had an incredibly productive time – and in this week’s show, […]

Episode #213: If You Don’t Ask, You Don’t Get
[ 0 ] July 25, 2016

Episode #213: If You Don’t Ask, You Don’t Get

This week: I’m talking about creating your own opportunities. How many times have you heard the expression, “If you don’t ask, you don’t get”? It’s a simple enough sentiment and in this week’s show, I’m giving you a few recent examples of how making a first point of contact has enabled me to produce the sort of […]

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 […]