Paul chats about life, the universe and anything portrait photography.  You can listen to the podcasts here or you can subscribe on your favorite podcast player.

April 5, 2020

Ep.73 – Spread A Little Joy

How is everyone doing? I have to be honest, I am finding it all a little surreal – if it weren’t so catastrophic it would be fascinating: from the chaotic economy to the psychology of being interned in your own ...

March 23, 2020

Ep.72 Staying Positive In These Weird Times

Well, in just one week things have changed incredibly rapidly! But we’re stocked up, we have each other and we are staying positive.  Together we can get through this thing. So, for a while at least, the podcast...

March 15, 2020

Ep.71 First And Foremost, First Impressions

During a conversation the other day, a visiting photographer to the studio passed a comment about the frames he displayed in the entrance to his own studio.  This one, short, passing comment, led me to the obvio...

February 24, 2020

Ep.70 – Interview With Gary Hill

It’s so lovely to be in the position to sit and chat with some incredible people – and that they agree to it when I ask! This episode is with Gary Hill – a fantastic photographer, trainer, judge and all-round lo...

February 3, 2020

Ep.69 Where Have All Our Teaspoons Gone?

Where have all our teaspoons gone?  Seriously.  They just seem to evaporate from the studio!  Soon we’ll be using the handle of a knife to stir the coffee around here! But that’s not really the topic of the p...

January 29, 2020

Ep.68 Print-Judging Comments From The Societies Convention

I’ve just returned from the Societies Of Photographers Convention in London which has been an absolute ball!  Though I admit, I am hurting just a little. A week of laughter and learning. And maybe just a little...

January 29, 2020

Ep.67 You Have To Relate (Whatever It Takes!)

Relating to your client is a key skill in social photography – and there is no escaping it.  Whatever it takes, you need to find ways of having a meaningful conversation even if you’re client is (literally) a ro...

January 13, 2020

Ep.66 It’s January And It’s A Studio Revamp

We are already 2% of the way through 2020.  0.02 of 2020.  Go figure.   I’ve used that time so far to grab tools, some wood and to hack away at our studio – goodness knows it (and me) needed it.  It’s a long tim...

January 7, 2020

Ep.65 2020 Vision: Twelve Months In Training

Ah, and so here we are: 2020.  We’ve careered through the holidays like a kid on a brand new scooter, bouncing down the road until we’ve crashed headlong into the New Year, and here we are, bruised and smiling, ...

November 29, 2019

Ep.64 The Importance Of Being Present

So you know what it’s like: you’re in the middle of a busy week, the weather is crappy, you’re tired and you have a shoot to do… Not exactly conducive to creativity.  And yet, and yet…  your job is to weave your...

November 7, 2019

Ep.62 Think About The WHY Not Just The WHAT!

In this episode, I ponder on WHY on earth I am taking the shot?  There has to be a reason, right?  Surely I am not just lying in the dirt for the fun of it! In this day and age it is all too easy to simply take ...

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