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  1. 2018_04_23 REFLECTIONS ON INSTAGRAM

    Date 12 Dec 2018
    I admit I struggle with social media. It took me far longer than I like to admit to find a coherent strategy, voice and, more importantly as a photographer, look. False starts included images that were not my own, links to third party sites and lack of regularity. Even today…

  2. 2018 04 04 PHOTOGRAPHY WORK FLOW

    Date 12 Dec 2018
    I was recently forced to replace my digital storage device which holds all my photography and other important data for archive purposes. I’ve been using a Drobo since 2011 and was incredibly happy with it. However after years of wear and tear, one of the five bays failed and was corrupting all…

  3. 2018 02 21 FASHION WEEK PHOTOGRAPHY

    Date 11 Dec 2018
    When I was younger I remember watching the BBC series The Clothes Show on a Sunday afternoon which my mother used to view religiously. The glamour and luxury exuded by the fashion industry was something I found fascinating, so I found it rather amusing that years later I found myself…

  4. 2018 02 05 USAGE RIGHTS

    Date 11 Dec 2018
    So I’ve just talked myself out of a job worth £1,000s. Why I hear you ask? The short answer is that what the client was after was worth upwards of £60k and what they were willing to pay was a fraction of this.  In my last post I despaired about being…

  5. 2018 02 07 ASKING FOR FREE PHOTOGRAPHY

    Date 11 Dec 2018
    Asking for free photography is not a new phenomenon, I am approached irregularly in regards to it, but it seems to have cropped up quite a few times this year already in various guises. As a result I believe it’s worth having a look at what headlines it has generated…

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