Whether or not you like it, the modern portrait photographer is going to spend a not insignificant amount of time sitting in front of Lightroom and Photoshop. Setting up your workspace to make this as painless as possible is critical (or you’re going to need the Aspirin!) Here I chat about some of the things I have done to make …
I am frequently asked to advise on what would I buy if I started from scratch so, as I drink a last coffee (decaf of course!) before heading out to shoot a glorious, sunny wedding, I ponder on those initial purchases: what and why. And it includes good shoes. Who knew?
Someone asked me about developing your own distinctive portrait photography style: if I’m honest, I was never certain I had one but, well, I guess I probably have these days. These are just a few musings on the steps to developing your own style, selecting images for marketing and why it’s often best to plough your own furrow (to use …
Your photography production workflow is supremely important, though it is often an overlooked component. Thinking it through, however, will bring benefits in the long run. Being kind to yourself is even harder – I talk about why I recommend it!
In this podcast, we muse a little on whether qualifications from the big photographic associations have any relevance in the current marketplace. Enjoy!
Still answering questions – mostly about business factors and what it takes to make a successful photography business.
In this podcast, I chat through a series of questions we were sent by a student in Maryland, USA (there are quite a few so it is split over two podcasts!) Hopefully she will find the answers illuminating!
Mastering Portrait Photography Podcast 007. In this podcast, we discuss the merits of talking a lot. Oh, the irony.
This podcast talks about plagiarism – but of the right kind – and why it’s a useful skill to think like a photography judge!
In this episode, I explain why truth is so important to me and what it was like to co-author the book Mastering Portrait Photography with Sarah Plater. Enjoy!