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AF-S NIKKOR 24-70mm f/2.8E ED VR

A month with the AF-S NIKKOR 24-70mm f/2.8E ED VR prototype

I was honoured to be chosen as one of the 2 photographers to work with the newly released AF-S NIKKOR 24-70mm f/2.8E ED VR. The introduction of Nikon’s powerful Vibration Reduction (VR) and a brand new optical construction breathe new life into this photography workhorse: indeed it is the most widely used professional lens in […]

I was honoured to be chosen as one of the 2 photographers to work with the newly released AF-S NIKKOR 24-70mm f/2.8E ED VR. The introduction of Nikon’s powerful Vibration Reduction (VR) and a brand new optical construction breathe new life into this photography workhorse: indeed it is the most widely used professional lens in […]

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Student FAQs

I get contacted regularly by students asking me to fill in quite lengthy questionnaires and whilst I wish I had the time to write back to you all individually it’s just not possible! So I thought it would be helpful to list some of the more frequently asked questions and give you the answers… About […]

I get contacted regularly by students asking me to fill in quite lengthy questionnaires and whilst I wish I had the time to write back to you all individually it’s just not possible! So I thought it would be helpful to list some of the more frequently asked questions and give you the answers… About […]

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Practical Photography Column – October 2015

During the last month I have had to fit a house and office move into my summer schedule – not really advisable during wedding season but we all do what we have to do! Oh – I also turned 40 and had a week off with my kids – so I will be honest and […]

During the last month I have had to fit a house and office move into my summer schedule – not really advisable during wedding season but we all do what we have to do! Oh – I also turned 40 and had a week off with my kids – so I will be honest and […]

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Branding for Photographers

The term ‘brand’ is one of the most misunderstood words in marketing so don’t be surprised if you struggle with the concept of branding as a business owner. What matters is that you try and understand why it is critical that you have a brand and accept that it takes investment in both time and […]

The term ‘brand’ is one of the most misunderstood words in marketing so don’t be surprised if you struggle with the concept of branding as a business owner. What matters is that you try and understand why it is critical that you have a brand and accept that it takes investment in both time and […]

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Practical Photography Column – September 2015

There’s never a dull moment – that’s for sure… Sometimes I don’t know quite how I fill the endless hours with my business but I certainly do. Each week comes and goes at speed and I only ever feel like I am ticking the very top of the ‘to do’ list. The irony is if […]

There’s never a dull moment – that’s for sure… Sometimes I don’t know quite how I fill the endless hours with my business but I certainly do. Each week comes and goes at speed and I only ever feel like I am ticking the very top of the ‘to do’ list. The irony is if […]

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Practical Photography Column – August 2015

One of the things I most love about being a professional photographer is that there is no typical week or monthly cycle. Of course this can be daunting if you have been fully employed and make the jump to the world of freelance but generally it means that you learn to be open to suggestions. […]

One of the things I most love about being a professional photographer is that there is no typical week or monthly cycle. Of course this can be daunting if you have been fully employed and make the jump to the world of freelance but generally it means that you learn to be open to suggestions. […]

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Practical Photography Column – July 2015

The last month has been as busy as ever – as well as wedding season starting again, photographing families and running training courses I have also been working on my website. Once Google announced that they would be penalising non-mobile optimised sites it became clear that it was time for an overhaul of my content. […]

The last month has been as busy as ever – as well as wedding season starting again, photographing families and running training courses I have also been working on my website. Once Google announced that they would be penalising non-mobile optimised sites it became clear that it was time for an overhaul of my content. […]

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Practical Photography Column – June 2015

There is a well known saying in life that ‘the only constant is change’ and this is particularly true of running a business in this century. Within the photography world specifically there is a common debate surrounding the future of stills due to advances in video on DSLR. I have always jumped to the defence […]

There is a well known saying in life that ‘the only constant is change’ and this is particularly true of running a business in this century. Within the photography world specifically there is a common debate surrounding the future of stills due to advances in video on DSLR. I have always jumped to the defence […]

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Practical Photography Column – May 2015

In my last column I mentioned that most of the time I shoot to commission which can leave me a little bit creatively stale. Because of this I was determined to find time to shoot for myself whilst in Las Vegas for the annual WPPI conference. Before I left the UK I spent some time […]

In my last column I mentioned that most of the time I shoot to commission which can leave me a little bit creatively stale. Because of this I was determined to find time to shoot for myself whilst in Las Vegas for the annual WPPI conference. Before I left the UK I spent some time […]

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Practical Photography April 2015 – Adventures of a lifestyle photographer

All adventures begin somewhere and for many lifestyle photographers that place is home. That is certainly where it started for me and it all began with a desire to take better pictures of my kids – to be able to capture some essence of their character in a defining moment. During that wonderfully obsessive phase […]

All adventures begin somewhere and for many lifestyle photographers that place is home. That is certainly where it started for me and it all began with a desire to take better pictures of my kids – to be able to capture some essence of their character in a defining moment. During that wonderfully obsessive phase […]

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