Template shotlist for Clients and Photographers.
Photography Shotlist Template Build a successful, workable photography shotlist with a simple template. How to create an effective photography shotlist. Over the years I’ve been privy to a large mixture of shotlists. Ranging from overly complex to overly simple. I’ve created this workable template, so you can make sure your project has the best use…Read More
Blog041: Apples & Oranges
Good press, bad press. The sense of someone close / looming was strong, the eyes of the family I was photographing* raised past my shoulder at an incoming interruption. I didn’t need to turn around, it’s not the first time I’ve been ejected from a location for asinine reasons. I grab 2 extra frames before…Read More
Blog037: Make your marketing pop! Pre-production tips from a commercial photographer.
Marketing photography. Being a small company we love to see other businesses grow and succeed, photography for marketing across the world varies, but a few things remain constant. This is a brief guide to making your next shoot a success! Introducing the magical pre-production phase. Pre-production is all the work that happens upto the shoot.…Read More
Blog027: How to find your photographer.
On-location, out of area. How to find a photographer? That can be tricky. One of amazing things about the internet is often how hidden artists can be. Finding an artist that’s right for your job can be daunting, here’s some ways to narrow down your selection. Don’t worry about location, worry about style. Sure…Read More
Blog026: Screen-less Sunday (The start of the experiment).
Screen-less Sundays, the experiment / life hack The concept: The idea came to me as I lamented not having enough time to read, we, as a family, should start a tradition / ethos / experiment, where we, as a family don’t indulge in any screen time. That means more books, more board games, and none…Read More
Blog025: Kids menu
I can’t. My daughter looked at the image to image drawing activity in the menu. For those of you unfamiliar with this, a simple cartoon character is placed into a 10×10 grid, beside it a 10×10 grid lays in wait for the young artist to copy the character using a grid to show where the…Read More
Blog023: Thoughts on batching.
Batching 101. Task batching is a used to maintain a productive day. By group similar tasks you can effectively use your days time, and in turn free up time to focus on other important tasks such as creative endeavours or special projects. Creative use of email batching. I love emails. Little conversations, usually focused enough…Read More
Change and it’s power. Embrace change, don’t fear it. Recently a client admitted to me he was afraid of changing his brand visuals as he might alienate his target audience in his quest for more clients. Change can be scary, it can make for sleepiness nights and fear creeps in, chunking away at your vision…Read More
Blog018: The photo industries dirty little secret to success.
Do this and you’ll find your success. Learn to cultivate focus. Quick tip for the artist looking to go professional. Never underestimate the power of being known for one thing. Be that guy that does insane BMX photos, or that girl who rocks the MMA photo scene. If you don’t know what niche you’d like…Read More
Blog017: Patience, my dear.
Sometimes it’s just about time. No secret fast track. You most likely will really really want to quit. You may quit. (It’ll haunt you). Coming back will be sweeter after tasting the life beyond the work. The work always brings you more joy than unhappiness. It takes time. LOTS of time. Don’t give up…Read More