Personal style is what every photographer and creative strives for. That elusive thing that makes you stand out from the rest. It's something ALL of us consider and work towards as we progress through our photography careers. I remember a few years ago being very conscious about my personal style. I wanted it to be … Continue reading 3 secrets to personal style
This is a long post but hugely beneficial to professional athletes, so please settle in and take your time. Trust me it'll be worth it. Then you better start swimmin' Or you'll sink like a stone For the times they are a-changin'. As Bob Dylan once wrote, the times are a-changing. Well in fact they've … Continue reading Social Media Influence and the Professional Athlete
Happy New Year! And welcome back to the blog. I took a little time off over the festive break to regroup and recharge but now I'm back and raring to take on 2019. Today is Friday and I'm currently midway through packing up for my first gig of the year. Even though it currently feels … Continue reading 9 point checklist: Do I have everything for this shoot?
I recently asked on my Instagram story if anyone had questions about Photography or Business and some pretty cool questions came out of it so I thought I'd share them in a blog post as I think they can bring some value to others. Whats your goal for the year? I think my biggest goal … Continue reading Photographer Q&A
Any one who follows me online will know I'm a pretty avid Instagram user (@bensnapstuff). As the end of the year draws near it's tradition for us Instagramers to look at our favourite posts of the year using a service like TopNine. If it's not something you're familiar with, basically it looks back over all … Continue reading Instagram TopNine
The romantic idea of professional photography, even being a professional artist, is a strong one. Exotic locations, beautiful models, assistants bending to your every will. Sounds great right? Well let me let you into some dirty little secrets of being a professional photographer....just shhhh don't tell anyone. You have your camera in your hand 20% … Continue reading 3 Myths You Need to Know About Professional Photography
Velodromes and track cycling are tricky things to shoot as a sports photographer. Limited space, low tight, lots of action. But it doesn't need to be daunting. The Velodrome at the London Olympic Park is one of my favourite venues to work in. Some of my favourite shots have come from inside it so today … Continue reading The Essential Guide to Shooting in a Velodrome