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  1. Latest Photography Articles: May 2017

    Date 19 May 2017
    It’s that time again - a round-up of my latest published photography articles.  Summerana: How to Create Amazing Black and White Photos Photo Contest Insider: 11 photography books that new students must read How to recover from common photoshoot disasters 5 photography projects you could complete this weekend 5 situations…

  2. Latest Photography Articles: April 2017

    Date 22 Apr 2017
    It’s that time again - a round-up of my latest published photography articles.  Summerana: How To Recover Deleted Photos Photo Contest Insider: 9 stock sites where you can sell your photographs How to make the most of your 365 How to find your photography niche How to take stunning black…

  3. Where To Find Paid Modelling Work

    Date 07 Apr 2017
    As a model, finding paid work is very important. This is how you can earn a living from doing something that you love. It’s also a great way to get exposure: the more ad campaigns, magazine editorials, or events you take part in, the more people will have a chance…

  4. LFW Shoots Round-Up

    Date 31 Mar 2017
    If you’re following me on Instagram, then you’ve started seeing them already. I did another mad couple of days of packed model shoots during LFW, and the results are now going live. It’s taken this long to finish dealing with the shots from LFW shows, if you can believe that…

  5. Latest Photography Articles - March 2017

    Date 24 Mar 2017
    It’s that time again - a round-up of my latest published photography articles.  Summerana: The Dangers of Using Live Animals in Photoshoots (And Learn How to Achieve this Look in Photoshop Instead!) Blasting News: Paris Fashion Show Held In Toilet Photo Contest Insider: Real beauty in the 2017 Pirelli calendar…

  6. Fashion Rules For Budget-Conscious Models

    Date 03 Mar 2017
    If you are working on a budget, you probably don’t have a wardrobe full of designer clothes. On the other hand, being seen is very important, and you might turn a few heads at Fashion Week or on the street if your style is chic. Here are some rules for…

  7. Latest Photography Articles - February 2017

    Date 24 Feb 2017
    It’s that time again - a round-up of my latest published photography articles.  Summerana: When to Edit Skin – and When to Leave it 10 Essential Photography Apps You Can’t Do Without And Then We Saved:How Living Frugally Prepared Me For Success Medium: I tried Patreon, and it was disappointing…

  8. Am I Model Material? A Guide

    Date 17 Feb 2017
    This week I’ll be shooting with lots of models, both beginners and experienced, during LFW. All of that has me thinking: how can you tell if you’re model material? There are a few things to consider, so let’s get stuck right in 1. Do you have an interesting look? Notice…

  9. 10 Instagram Layout Ideas

    Date 10 Feb 2017
    If you follow me on Instagram, you probably have noticed that I follow a strict layout pattern on my page. I have a set of 6 slots which rotate between different shoots and sets, with every 3rd post being related to something else (such as my writing, my published tearsheets…

  10. My favourite presets, actions, and overlays

    Date 03 Feb 2017
    These days it seems that more and more photographers are turning their hand to creating and selling presets. I’m not going to be doing that myself, so instead, I’m sharing the presets, actions, and overlays that I enjoy using in Photoshop the most. Try them yourself if you’re a budding…

  11. Latest Photography Articles - January 2017

    Date 27 Jan 2017
    It’s that time again - a round-up of my latest published photography articles.  Summerana: How to Deal With Nude Photoshoots  How to Use Studio Lights for the Best Results 5 Ways to get Genuine Laughs and Smiles out of Child Clients Photo Contest Insider: How to make creativity a habit …

  12. Model trends that work for shoots, not portfolios

    Date 20 Jan 2017
    Something that budding models need to understand is the art of the portfolio. When you present your portfolio, it’s important that it shows you in the best possible light for potential employers. This is just a visual CV, and it’s essential that you pick the right images to showcase your…

  13. Event Feature: Clothes Show

    Date 14 Jan 2017
    In December I attended the last ever Clothes Show as a press photographer, and you may already have seen the images plus write-up I had published in Dreamingless Magazine.  The event was smaller than previous years, and it has always been easy to see why they might want to shut…

  14. Latest Photography Articles - December 2016

    Date 06 Jan 2017
    It’s that time again - a round-up of my latest published photography articles. Scroll down for a 4-page spread from Dreamingless Magazine Exposure School: Essential Beach Photography Tips Photoshoot Hacks: A Cheat Sheet for Beginners   Photo Contest Insider: How to Travel Light with Photoshoot Essentials Firework Photography - Tips and Tricks Tips…

  15. Happy New Year + Resolutions

    Date 28 Dec 2016
    The year is coming to a close rapidly, and it’s time to say goodbye to 2016 - and hello to 2017. We all know what an awful year it’s been around the globe, but my work has gone from strength to strength so it’s a year I’ll be celebrating 2016…

  16. Latest Photography Articles Round-up - November 2016

    Date 10 Dec 2016
    It’s that time again - here’s a round-up of some of my latest published photography articles. Enjoy the read Summerana: Full Frame vs Crop Frame Explained Photo Contest Insider: How to leverage Instagram stories for photography exposure Photography Pla.Net: How To Add Modern Touches In Post-Production   How To Get…

  17. Inside My Camera Bag

    Date 30 Nov 2016
    The last blog post I wrote was all about travelling light, so this week I’m demonstrating exactly how I do that. This is the bag I use to carry my camera out and about - you’ll have to excuse the camera phone quality photos here as of course my trusty…

  18. How I Travel Light With Photoshoot Essentials

    Date 25 Nov 2016
    I travel around to photoshoot locations a lot, particularly in the summer as I prefer to work on location. However, this means I have to take everything I need for the shoot with me. So how do I manage to do that and still travel light? Here’s how… 1. Have…

  19. My post-production secrets

    Date 18 Nov 2016
    I thought some of you might appreciate a bit of insight into how I do things behind the scenes. Here’s a look at my post-production secrets. This is how I arrive at my finished product every time - Before I do anything, I always spend a lot of time on…

  20. Latest Photography Articles Round-up - October 2016

    Date 11 Nov 2016
    It’s that time again - a round-up of my latest published photography articles. Scroll down for a tearsheet from Dreamingless Magazine Summerana: How to Edit Every Photo in 5 Minutes or Less How to Say “No” To Bad Clients How to Customize Your Photoshop Workspace Photo Contest Insider: Hazards to prepare…

  21. How to Dress for my Portrait Shoots

    Date 04 Nov 2016
    I get this question all the time: what should I wear for the shoot? To provide a generally useful resource, and create a post I can refer back to, I’ve decided to answer that question here There’s no strict rules on what you should wear to one of my photoshoots.…

  22. How to Wear Makeup for a Photoshoot

    Date 28 Oct 2016
    Whether you’re a professional model, or going in for a portrait session, you’ll need to figure out how to do your own makeup for a shoot now and then. While professional shoots often come with makeup artists - or MUAs - they won’t always. Here are some key tips for…

  23. Latest Photography Articles Round-up - October 2016

    Date 22 Oct 2016
    It’s that time of the month again - here’s a round-up of my latest published articles relating to photography! Included are a couple of tear sheets, below, from my latest publications Summerana: Why you Should Learn How to Shoot in Manual Mode Photo Contest Insider: 10 Stunning Free Sources for…

  24. Why Informal Shoots Make Better Model Portfolios

    Date 21 Oct 2016
    You may have seen lately a shift in my portfolio, away from formal studio-based shoots and towards more informal settings such as cafes and parks. This has been a deliberate change over the past couple of years, and is something I feel really benefits models so much more than the…

  25. How to Style Your Own Hair for a Photoshoot

    Date 07 Oct 2016
    When you’re heading for a photoshoot without a hair stylist booked in, what can you do? It’s important to figure out how to style your own hair, whether you’re having a one-off portrait session or you are working as a model. Here are a few tips to help you to…

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