I’m going to be honest and say that I’m pretty behind the times and I’ve only just discovered podcasts. That’s not to say that I didn’t know that they existed, it’s just that I’d never really listened to many. 6 or 7 months ago I found a couple that were great and since then I’ve been consuming more and more podcasts and finding that they’re a great source of inspiration. I thought I would share a few of my favourites with you. Hopefully you can get some value from them just like I have…Read More
I was asked recently by one of the blog readers, to do a little bit more behind the scenes stuff and to also explain how some of the images are created. So I thought I would use these recent portraits and go into a little more detail about how they were done…Read More
I set myself a target of one blog post a week for a year! I’m nearly halfway through and I’ll be honest, it’s quite a task. There are so many different elements to being a self-employed professional photographer that take priority and the blog can feel like a weight around the neck some weeks…Read More
So I promised myself that when I started the blog that I would use it to share all of my creative work, not just my photography. With that in mind and with a little trepidation, this is a simple poem that I created with a little imagination and some marker pens!
This is something I do from time to time to stay creative and to occasionally spark some new ideas or inspiration that might translate into an image of some sort later down the line. It’s a simple but effective technique…Read More
This week there has been so much going on, and I will be honest and say that my brain has been filled with jobs, post-production, meetings, ideas and life away from photography. It’s been hard to focus my brain on just one thing especially the blog! Even now I am sat here being distracted from writing by messages about a job tomorrow and emails from clients wanting to book in pre-production calls. So ironically this blog post is about some simple things that I do to try and stay focused! Hang on there’s the phone….
Sorry about that! Interestingly though it does segway nicely into my first tip on staying focused…Read More
In my opinion, it doesn’t matter what kind of photographer you are, whether you're a commercial photographer, a portrait photographer, a fashion photographer or even a hobbyist photographer it doesn’t matter, I would always recommend working on personal projects.
When you work in the photography industry, especially in advertising, you can often find yourself…Read More
Every now and then, in any creatives life, we experience that ‘creative block’. Some of us more than others. It’s just not flowing or you’ve lost some of that passion that you once had for the medium that you love so much! Don’t worry, it happens to everyone, even the greatest artists throughout history I would guess. Now, I am most certainly not one of the greatest artists in history, but this is where I also found myself recently… in ‘Creative Nowhere Land’!Read More