Questions you should ask your potential photographer

Before you engage the services of a photographer, not only should you take a look at their website and other social media channels but you might want to ask a few pertinent questions too. Pricing – Of course, you’re going to be interested in the price and if that matches your budget.  However, some photographers…

Behind The Scenes

Most people like to have exclusive access and feel they are getting something that others are not, who wouldn’t like to “turn left” when they board a plane rather than head back to the cramped confines of economy seating?  We all like to see what they are getting for the extra money and how they…

Personal Branding – What’s it all about and how can a commercial photographer help?

We all know the old adage that “People buy from people” and of course it’s true. In the current climate of less in-person contact we all rely on our websites and social media to help us get our message out and to connect with others. We’re all aware of the Know, Like and Trust Factor…

Understand your Camera – Focus Points, what’s the point?

All DSLR cameras have multiple focus points but do you need them and how do you use them effectively like a commercial photographer? Yes, indeed you certainly need a focus point or your image will be blurry, but do more focus points mean a sharper image? No, they don’t. If you have your camera set…

Shooting Cars – What is a Polarising Filter and why do I need one?

When you’re shooting cars for whatever reason, whether they are for sale or especially for a magazine feature, you really need to manage the reflections.  Cars can be a pain to shoot as they have lots of curves and flat panels, these cause reflections and sometimes you’re going to want to get rid of them,…

Understand your Camera – What is a RAW file and why do you need it?

You’ll be using you’re camera in Manual Mode like a commercial photographer by now right? If you’re not then you should be as it really isn’t that difficult to deal with but your camera has a host of other options for you to play with too and one of those is the image quality.  My…