How to save money on your business photography

In the first post of this two part series, I talked about using free and low cost stock images to supplement your custom professional images.  I also higlighted the importance of knowing when stock works, and when stock sucks! If you’re keen to find out more, read on… Paying for images, versus free options Stock images Read More

When to save money on your business photography

Images sell. Presenting a cohesive set of images, consistent with your brand, will give your marketing a really professional polish. But when you’re just starting out, money can be tight. Not all photographers will choose to tell you this, but there are simple ways to keep the costs down, and keep control of your budget.  Read More

Panning – How to freeze a moving object to depict speed

I was talking to a potential client recently about panning. Panning is a creative technique used to freeze action and blur the surroundings. It’s used to portray speed, where you have a moving object, such as a car, or racehorse.  It’s a common technique used in sports and automotive photography. Since I often have small Read More

There is always something good in every day

The story behind the shot – this is Durness, the most north-westerly town on the mainland. The little town sprawls along a clifftop, overlooking white sand beaches punctuated with dramatic black stacks. I walked alone to the boardwalk viewpoint at sunset, the sea below gently lapping, temporarily tamed in the light breeze. The soft golden Read More