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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
[ 2 ] 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 […]

Episode #233: Packing For An Overnighter - Part 1
[ 0 ] March 6, 2017

Episode #233: Packing For An Overnighter – Part 1

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 […]

Loving The Photography/Outdoor Community
[ 0 ] February 23, 2017

Loving The Photography/Outdoor Community

We all know that the desire to ‘belong’ is part of human nature. Realising that you share beliefs and are able to connect on the same level with friends and peers is a very satisfying thing – and I feel very fortunate that there is plenty of scope for this in my line of work. Over […]

Episode #232: Location Portraits Using Peli Lighting
[ 0 ] February 20, 2017

Episode #232: Location Portraits Using Peli Lighting

This week: I’m talking about a quick Test/Review sunset photo shoot. I recently headed out on location to see how Peli’s 9490 RALS lighting would cope during an evening portrait photo shoot. In this episode, I’m talking about the resulting images whilst running through some of the considerations we faced along the way. Some quick links to things […]

The Building Blocks Of Great Photography
[ 0 ] February 16, 2017

The Building Blocks Of Great Photography

Today’s post takes the form of an analogy related to my own activities. Its relevance to photography may not seem obvious to begin with, but bear with me… When I set about getting my exercise fix, my mind can sometimes wander. I currently do my workouts first thing in the morning (at which point, if […]

Episode #230: Volkswagen Photo Location Scouting
[ 0 ] January 16, 2017

Episode #230: Volkswagen Photo Location Scouting

This week: I’m doing a spot of location scouting for a forthcoming photo shoot. In conjunction with Volkswagen and my good friend, musician Tom Kent, there’s a lot to think about in advance. It’s important to get a head start in order to address multiple considerations – from vehicle access and lighting setups, through to any health and […]

Why You Need To Slow Down Your Photography
[ 0 ] January 12, 2017

Why You Need To Slow Down Your Photography

Have you noticed how life moves at an ever-increasing pace these days? Of course you have – it’s hard not to. The same is true with the world of photography, especially when it comes to the development of technology. As we progress and evolve, a strange thing is happening – whilst embracing the ‘latest and […]

Episode #229: Foggy Shoreline Photography
[ 0 ] January 9, 2017

Episode #229: Foggy Shoreline Photography

This week: I’m returning to the water, in search of some elusive pictures. In last week’s show, you heard me talking through a series of images as I shot them down by the water’s edge. This time around, you join me as I revisit that area, taking advantage of the foggy conditions which I really needed […]