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.

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 ...

October 28, 2019

Ep.61 Interview With Su Kaye, MPA Chair Of Judges

It’s always a pleasure when I get to sit and chat with someone with such a wide and interesting view of photography as Su Kaye, MPA’s Chair Of Judges.  I’ve known Su for a few years and, as ever, she is intrigui...

September 23, 2019

Ep.60 Dealing With That Disappointment

You’ve finished your shoot (in this case, a wedding), everything is packed up, the memory cards are shared between you (you know, just in case you’re in a car crash – you have clean underwear on too, just like y...

September 17, 2019

Ep.59 Constancy Or Invention: The Photographer’s Dilemma

Well, I’m back on the microphone!  Had a bit of a break as the summer peak workload kicked in but once more, I am sitting in the cab of the Land Rover Defender, muttering musings into the microphone on the move....

August 7, 2019

Ep.58 Interview With Melanie East, Newborn Photographer

In this interview, I get to spend a very happy hour in the company of Melanie East, an extraordinary Newborn Photographer and Trainer: Melanie is known around the world for her passion and creativity for newborn...

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