What Skateboarding Taught Me About Style And Business

You don’t just wake up one day and decide you are going to do this. Yep, that’s me, trying not to break myself, enjoying every minute of it. I had one obsession as a kid … to master my skateboard. It took me places I never dreamed imaginable, and in turn taught me that practice, […]

The Step-By-Step Guide To Photography Style (Part 2)

Welcome back to Part 2 of “The Step-By-Step Guide To Photography Style”. If you need a refresher on what we’ve already covered, you can read Part 1 here. At the end of that article, I assigned you homework to collect 20-30 of your favorite photographs and either print them or put them into a Lightroom […]

The Step-By-Step Guide To Photography Style (Part 1)

“Oh God! Everybody’s doing what I’m doing!” It was  2005, and I’d just made the transition to digital after years of shooting film, and started working towards making a living from photography. In my film days I’d done some work for NGO’s and shot the odd wedding, and made one half-hearted attempt in the late […]

Why Most Of Your Equipment Is Useless (And What Isn’t)

The photography profession is full of really cool gear and equipment. Photographers salivate over the latest and greatest gadgets, lighting modifiers, trigger remotes, lenses, and white balance targets. All of which they can somehow justify needing. And don’t get me started on software. But it’s not all necessary. After a decade of shooting professionally, and […]