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That time I forgot my memory cards…

That time I forgot my memory cards…

That time I forgot my memory cards...One of the delightful side effects of having a profession like photography is the anxiety-inducing reoccurring nightmare that you have turned up to a shoot having forgotten a vital piece of equipment - your cameras  or lenses, for...

A Simple Tip to Shoot in Portrait Orientation

A Simple Tip to Shoot in Portrait Orientation

Here's a simple tip for shooting in portrait orientation...Yep, still hopelessly behind with my blogging. It's summer, the delights of sunny days and blue skies (and a holiday to Greece) have completely distracted me. Not to mention it's been one of my...

How to see like a photographer…

How to see like a photographer…

My husband thinks I'm crazy and I'll tell you why...When driving down a long empty highway somewhere in the heart of New England, I opened my mouth and made a comment.“I know this is going to sound stupid,” I said, “but don’t you think the sky looks…...

It’s Not About The Likes

It’s Not About The Likes

It's not about the fucking likesThere's a recurring theme I see with many photographers, time and time again. It's this obsession with how many 'likes' they have. How many people liked their photo they posted ten minutes ago. How many people follow them on...

Behind the Image: Liberty Girls

Behind the Image: Liberty Girls

One of the things I found most invaluable when I first started learning photography was finding out how photographers captured their beautiful images.I felt that if I could learn how they worked and what settings they used, I too would then be able to...

How to Connect with Your Clients

How to Connect with Your Clients

There's no secret on how to take a great photograph, but to get connection is generally a more difficult task.Connecting with your clients is the difference between getting a good shot and a flippin' amazing one.For me, connection = magic.It's the stuff of...

A Realisation

A Realisation

I have been in business for around 6 years now with Sarah Wayte Photography, photographing people in a variety of different ways - weddings, maternity, boudoir, portrait sessions...Somehow I have learned the ways of running a small business. I've learned...

5 Awesome Films to Inspire Your Photographic Soul

5 Awesome Films to Inspire Your Photographic Soul

Being a lover of photography usually means you're a pretty visual person, so it's only natural that you would enjoy other forms of imagery too, like paintings and drawings. I also find it gives me a love of the big screen - movies, films, the moving image,...