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4 Marketing Mistakes I Made in Photography

Getting photography clients is never easy and there are a host of videos and articles out there claiming certain strategies to be king. I thought it might be useful to learn from my mistakes instead. Here are 5 marketing mistakes I’ve Made.

How to Get a Photography Agent

This is a question that I get asked all of the time. Getting a photography agent can really help you career, but getting one can be very tricky and there isn't that much information out there to help.

How to Edit Dark And Moody Images

It's headed toward Christmas and the vibe on instagram has certainly changed. In this video, I go over how to edit dark and moody photographs.

How to Market Your Work as a Beginner 

Knowing where to start when you first venture into marketing your photography can be a real challenge. Here are some tips that should help to point you in the right direction.

How to Negotiate a Shot List

We have all been there, a client stating how long they need you to do a job with no real understanding of whats required. In this video I go over how to work around this.

When Should You Turn Pro in Photography?

For a lot of us, becoming a professional photographer is our dream career; it has certainly been mine for a long time. Knowing when to make the leap can be hard, though.

Ever Wondered How Photography Studios are Built?

I love going through Pinterest and looking at all of the beautiful photography studios. Broncolor lights, clean lines, tripods that could support a small car, but in this video I go through the realities of making your own studio space.

Life as a Small Town Photographer

It's not all skyscrapers, helicopter flights, glamorous models, and huge budgets. So, for those who also find themselves in a small city or town, here are some tips to carve out a career.

Why I've Never Changed Camera Brands

There seems to be a flurry of “I’ve changed brand” going on again at the moment. I find the entire thing very alien, but mostly because I have never changed camera brands, and there is a good reason for that.

What Do Pro Photographers Do When Not Shooting?

It's not all jumping out of helicopters and shooting worldwide campaigns for household names. Sometimes, we just have to take the bins out and change the loo roll.

The Best Camera for Under $500

Photography is super expensive. There is no getting around that; even $500 is a lot of money, and there is very little at that price point. However, I think I have found the best camera for $500.

How to Light Dark Moody Images

If you have ever wanted to create dark and moody images of people or food, then this video will help you understand how to light them.

How to Develop a Photographic Style

Developing a photographic style that is recognized by your peers is the holy grail of photography. Here are some tips on how you can find yours.

Five Real Tips to Get Clients

There are so many misleading articles out there sharing how you can make money from photography. Hopefully these tested tips to get clients will help to point you in the right direction.

What Camera Do Professional Photographers Really Want?

Camera brands are constantly trying to sell up new technology. But, what do professional photographers really want? We have finally made it through a megapixel race and seemingly into an autofocus and mirrorless arms race.

How to Build a Cheap Photographic Scrim

I love scrims. I don't actually remember the last time that I did a photoshoot without one. In this video, I go over the different options as well as how I build my own scrims.

Why You Should Care That DSLRs Are Dying

I am not a big tech fan; I don’t overly get involved in tech reviews, but the death of the DSLR is something that does concern me, and here is why you should be worried to.

10 Tips for Turning Pro in 2020

If your goal for 2020 is to become a full time professional, make sure that you start doing these things now.

Knowing When to Upgrade Your Camera

Buying a new camera is a big investment and probably something you have been pondering for a while. In this video, I go over my three key decisions on if an upgrade is required or not.