How to fit your photography business into your life

How to fit your photography business into your life

When you first go into business, it’s natural to assume that your time is going to be far more flexible from now on! I know I had that belief when I first started my photography business, despite doing it as a side hustle. It’s the belief that working for yourself...
Is it possible to shoot with originality?

Is it possible to shoot with originality?

Well, here’s a beast of a topic to take on when I’ve not yet had my breakfast! It’s an important question to ask, especially when talking about photography as art. Shooting with originality is the aspiration of every beginner photographer. We all go into it thinking...
There’s no right way to run a photography business

There’s no right way to run a photography business

So you’ve been shooting for some years. You’ve photographed your friends kids. You’ve bought yourself some pretty nice kit. And you’re feeling confident about your photography skills. It occurs to you that you want to set up a photography business.And why the hell...
Should you take your camera everywhere?

Should you take your camera everywhere?

I read a lot of advice when I first started photography all those years ago. There was, of course, a lot of advice about settings and composition and exposure and all those things. There was plenty of advice about kit too – lenses, camera brands, accessories and...
Your Camera is Just a Tool

Your Camera is Just a Tool

The first time I met Carla, we went for a walk round a churchyard with our cameras and took a few photos. She was having issues with lack of sharpness which I was convinced was her kit and not her, as she was suspecting! It wasn’t until the second or third time that I...