Category Archives: for photographers

I know quite a lot of self-employed people and whilst the world of self-employment can be satisfying in so many ways, we also bear huge responsibilities to our clients, ourselves, and of course to our business. We have to understand what it’s costing us each month (and perhaps each hour) to run our business and […]

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In this instalment of our business series we’ll talk about the importance of viewing sessions, a vital part of a professional photographer’s service. Once a photographer has completed a client’s photo shoot there are many other tasks to deal with. In fact taking the pictures is often just the beginning. A post-shoot workflow might typically […]

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I realised recently that I hadn’t written a business post for a while, even though professional photographers discuss business almost on a daily basis. We always have stories to swap and solutions to suggest. In fact I’m seeing more and more of these conversations and I think this is partly down to the way that […]

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the value of professional photography Over the years, I’ve talked quite a lot about ways to set our price and value, and there have been further articles here on the blog explaining why photography is not a fixed price commodity. The value of professional photography remains much misunderstood not only by the public, but by […]

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Full Frame v Micro Four Thirds As some of you will know last week I set out some of the reasons why I have turned to a compact mirrorless system for the vast bulk of my professional work, and why I feel that “for what I do” there is rarely any advantage to carrying around […]

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Micro Four Thirds vs Full Frame The Micro Four Thirds vs Full Frame argument is becoming a real cliche and is being discussed (and argued) to death on photography forums throughout the world. Elsewhere here on the blog I’ve stated my opinions about the usefulness of the latest generation of mirrorless camera systems, and as a […]

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I think there has been a sea change in the world of Internet communication (perhaps even social communication) in the last couple of years. I can look back at the photography forums which I have been active in for perhaps five years or more, and when I look at the same forum now it can […]

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Photographing Friends and Family | You’re Invited …. Bring Your Camera There will be times in our lives when family, friends or acquaintances might be getting married, holding christenings, or celebrating anniversaries and family gatherings. Yet the very subject of photographing friends and family often causes photographers, both professional or amateur, to grind their teeth […]

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