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  1. 2018_10_03 SPOTTING A BAD CLIENT

    Date 17 Dec 2018
    It is a simple equation; I work, I earn. And vice versa; I do not work, I do not earn. So in absolute terms, the more I work, the more I earn and the better my quality of life. However… this assumes all clients are equal and the effort put…

  2. 2018_09_03 DAVID GANDY X ASPINAL

    Date 17 Dec 2018
    In February this year I was asked to photograph the campaign photographs of David Gandy at Goodwood Aerodrome for his collaboration with British leather goods brand Aspinal. The shoot included a Spitfire fighter plane, which holds emotional value for me as my grandfather Denis Barnham was an RAF Fighter Ace and…

  3. 2018_07_30 HOW I BECOME A PHOTOGRAPHER

    Date 17 Dec 2018
    Two questions I’m regularly asked are how I became interested in photography and how I made the transition from the British Army to a photographer. My light hearted answers are that I’ve always loved photography and as a former Royal Artillery officer, it’s only natural that I shoot with Canon…

  4. 2018_07_22 PRINTING AND SOFT PROOFING

    Date 17 Dec 2018
    I’ve toyed with the idea of selling prints for a while, but never taken the plunge. Why not? I’ve got gigabytes of photographs stored and on a server, so how much effort would it be to offer them for sale?  I’ve rarely had to deal with printing during my career.…

  5. 2018_06_03 BANK HOLIDAY TEXTS

    Date 17 Dec 2018
    One of my first jobs as a photographer, back when I was seeing if I was good enough to be a professional, was to photograph some tourist destinations in London. Commissioned by an Australian firm, the majority of the brief were restaurants and the firm claimed it shouldn’t take me…

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