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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.

EP128 Stay Positive: That ’No’ Might Just Be A ’Yes’ For A Later Date

EP128 Stay Positive: That ’No’ Might Just Be A ’Yes’ For A Later Date

I have honestly grown to love the sales process - from pitch to payment, it is something I never thought ... Read More
EP127 - Things Change (The Z9 Has Changed Them)

EP127 – Things Change (The Z9 Has Changed Them)

Well, I admit it; I never thought I'd hear myself say it, but I am now shooting as much in ... Read More
EP123 Interview With Street Photographer Ross Grieve

EP123 Interview With Street Photographer Ross Grieve

This episode was recorded in a bar - possibly my favourite but, in contrast to our studio garden - not ... Read More
EP122 Fireworks and Finding Freedom In The Studio

EP122 Fireworks and Finding Freedom In The Studio

It's late and I'm driving back from a beautiful spring wedding, shot in uncharacteristic April sunshine.  I am, to put ... Read More
EP121 Portraits Are Portraits, Even If They're Corporate!

EP121 Portraits Are Portraits, Even If They’re Corporate!

I think I may have mentioned this before, but I LOVE creating portraits.  The past couple of days have been ... Read More
EP120 Service Is King, No Matter The Price

EP120 Service Is King, No Matter The Price

So it's been a month since recording the last podcast.  A busy month. A very very busy month.  But during ... Read More
EP119 Everyone Included: Interview With Author Helen May

EP119 Everyone Included: Interview With Author Helen May

If there is one skill I have, it's recognising an opportunity when it bops me on the nose.  Today was ... Read More
EP118 Admit It. Own It. Fix It.

EP118 Admit It. Own It. Fix It.

It's 2022 and I have to say it's starting off in a very positive mood!  Admittedly New Year didn't go ... Read More
EP117 Interview With Grays Of Westminster

EP117 Interview With Grays Of Westminster

Well, this is the last episode of 2021.  Unless I find a moment to drag myself away from the turkey, ... Read More
EP116 Suck, Squeeze, Bang, Blow: Your Business Is An Engine

EP116 Suck, Squeeze, Bang, Blow: Your Business Is An Engine

Suck, squeeze, bang, blow: four words that drive an engine. OK, so maybe an obtuse analogy but a business is ... Read More
EP115 On Why Mirrorless Is About To Come Of Age - The Nikon Z9

EP115 On Why Mirrorless Is About To Come Of Age – The Nikon Z9

So it's Sunday as I both record and write this and I'm having a frankly chilled day.  Not that this ... Read More
EP114 On Why The Studio Is NOT A Dull White Box

EP114 On Why The Studio Is NOT A Dull White Box

When I first set out in this crazy, camera-carrying career, I had mixed views about working in the studio - ... Read More
EP113 On Moving To Mirrorless

EP113 On Moving To Mirrorless

Switching to a mirrorless system was always going to happen - SLRs (and their requisite mirrors) are slowly heading the ... Read More
EP112 Interview With Julia Fensom, Sleep Consultant And Author

EP112 Interview With Julia Fensom, Sleep Consultant And Author

I knew this would be an entertaining podcast and so it proved to be: Julia Fensom, author of With Sleep ... Read More
EP111 On Technique vs Imagination

EP111 On Technique vs Imagination

I am so sorry it's been a couple of months since I last published an episode - a very busy ... Read More
EP110 Interview With Best Selling Author Eni Obi

EP110 Interview With Best Selling Author Eni Obi

Every day new clients, new stories, new laughter. That is the joy of a portrait photographer. At the end of ... Read More
EP109 On Why Being Busy Creates Energy All Of Its Own

EP109 On Why Being Busy Creates Energy All Of Its Own

Dad was always right. Of course, it took me a decade or two to acknowledge that fact, but dad was ... Read More
EP108 On Treating Each Client Like They're You're ONLY Client

EP108 On Treating Each Client Like They’re You’re ONLY Client

Have you ever stood back and thought about how you feel when your suppliers forget that, while you may be ... Read More
EP107 On The Importance Of Polished Shoes

EP107 On The Importance Of Polished Shoes

As a kid, I hated polishing my shoes. Every week, on a Sunday evening before school, I would be sent ... Read More
EP106 On Taking Pride In Everything You Do

EP106 On Taking Pride In Everything You Do

In this episode, sponsored by Panasonic eneloop Pro Rechargeable Batteries, I am pondering on the difference between being 'proud' and ... Read More
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James Keen
James Keen
11 months ago

There’s pod casts and there’s this series of podcast. There’s rarely and now a word from our sponsors or click here there and every ware.is it a polished well edited show well background noises of dropped glasses and cleaners in bars or tenders winched on ships or spontaneous comments on other road users say it’s not polished but real chats. I love the interviews he’s done with people in the industry there not pushing products but informing you about them. I like the insights into family life the funny and hard bits it feels like I have listened to the… Read more »

teriw@teriwhittaker.com
teriw@teriwhittaker.com
2 years ago

Just found your podcast, and I really enjoyed the few episodes I have listened to so far. Truly, other than the History of Photography 101, it is the first photography podcast I have been able to make it through one whole episode, let alone multiple episodes….it resonates with me….have just had a cursory look at the website and I look forward to exploring it!

rrgoodyear
rrgoodyear
2 years ago

So it had to happen. After all, remember “Downton Abbey” and “Game of Thrones”? My strategy has always been to give a program/blog/podcast a few years to prove itself and then jump in and binge watch years of content. But then it comes to an end…I’m caught up and have to wait for the next episode like, well, “common people”. I’m 72 and I don’t wait really well.   After months of having Paul Wilkinson accompany me on my morning walk, I miss the guy. It didn’t make any difference if it was just us with Paul musing on his… Read more »