How to

Browse Greg’s ‘How To’ blog posts, aimed at teaching professional photographers some winning tips on improving their photography. You can learn about everything from battery life tips for your cameras, to how to get your first photography job after graduating.

They’re all clients, they just don’t know it yet.

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They’re all clients, they just don’t know it yet.

Creating new clients from image infringements From time to time I check to see if any of my images are being (mis)used by companies that think that Google images is a handy image repository to enrich their own commercial website. Actually the fact an image turns up on a search means that Google has a reference …

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Handling extreme exposures

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Handling extreme exposures

Processing your way out of under-exposure It’s a pretty interesting life as a photographer. Life has a way of testing your skills and your clients look to you to pluck a masterpiece out of extreme lighting conditions.   The recent solar eclipse took place when I was out on a construction site in Manchester. Of course I knew it …

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Photographer IT woes

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Photographer IT woes

Photographer vs Computer These days surviving as a photographer isn’t just about taking snazzy pictures, you’ve got to know your way around a myriad of software and be able to hold your own against the ever complex (they call them user friendly, lol.) computers. I recently came across a computer issue that took a bit of working …

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Advice for buying cameras and lenses

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Advice for buying cameras and lenses

Buying Photographic Lenses Thanks once again for joining us back on the blog and the next question that I’ve had through is about what my advice might be for buying cameras and lenses. Thanks for very much for taking the time to write in. My advice would be to invest your money in lenses. That …

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Creating a ‘Hero’ shot

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Creating a ‘Hero’ shot

How to build a ‘Hero’ shot. Thanks very much for joining me back on the blog. A question sent to me recently, How do I build a ‘Hero’ shot? So, first of all, you will need to know what a ‘Hero’ shot is. And it is kind of a general term used by the industry to say it …

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Advent calendar photo project

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Advent calendar photo project

Advent Calendar Adventure Recently I’ve taken on a self imposed project inspired by an advent calendar gift from my generous friends Dave @redorbrownsauce (worth a follow) and Alison. I was the lucky recipient of a ‘Drinks by the Dram’ advent calendar. A wonderful gift comprising of 24 very personable and delectable whiskey drams, one for each day …

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