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#136 'Find your still' and results to win an XF10 and X-T100

We talk with Paul Sanders, the Fujifilm X-Photographer behind ‘Discover Still,’ in one of the most candid conversations with a guest yet. Paul completely changed his life’s direction to become one of the UK’s most respected landscape photographers, but it’s not been all plain sailing! Also the draw to win an X-T100 and XF10 with FujiFund and questions on ideal cameras for a startup and how to improve your website copy, plus Jane Bown’s book on cats!

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#135 Making stories hosting exhibitions

Today documentary photographer Jim Grover on photographing the stories in your community and creating exhibitions from them. Also, what happened to the X-70, should I have a Covid clause in my photo contract as we begin to mix again, how many galleries SHOULD my website have? Book of the week features Martin Parr and there’s another of your photo disaster stories. 

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#134 A black and white business in 2020? Is that possible? YES!

This week Helen Bartlett, shares how she built her portrait business from scratch to become one of the UK’s leading social photographers and a Canon ambassador, and how she photographs entirely in the medium she loves; black and white. Also this week what the boys do if they ran Fujifilm for a day, book of the week and kit/project advice for a bed bound listener. And Photo Disasters are back!

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#133 Fujifilm or Sony ambassador? Hmmm, decision time!

Kevin takes to the streets for lockdown portraits with his brand new Fujifilm X100V. Palle Schultz, Nordic X-Photographer drops by to share his influences and why he shoots Fujifilm. What to say when someone doesn’t want their photograph taken at an event, a kit shopping list for going mirrorless, books that make you money and what it’s like to be back out shooting portraits for clients. And could Kev be tempted to the dark side?
 
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#132 Moving to America to set up again! Oh, and chickens?

Photographing cars with guest James Lipman. Is this the best time to buy mentoring? Kev family plans to start a small holding and Neale ponders whether an exhibition could be a great way to build local interest in your work. The Android OS cuddles up to camera manufacturers and does your storage need back up power to stop a spike taking your archive down?

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#130 Bert Stephani on finding photography again

Kevin talks today to special guest, Fujifilm X-Photographer and Kage Collective member Bert Stephani, who during these unique times has changed his professional photographic outlook. Once full time, he is now able to look at photography through the lens of someone no longer earning from it. Also today, why have a website and should I buy second hand lenses?

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#124 ASK ANDREAS RETURNS – ask any Fujifilm question

You sent your questions in and today Andreas Georghiades, Fujifilm UK’s Marketing Manager returns for another no holds barred ‘Ask Andreas.’ Even if you don’t shoot Fuji, this is an episode that may help you understand how the company works with and for its photographers. Also, Mullins is asked why he swapped over to Fujifilm in the first place and Neale starts to reveal a little about a new podcast project he has. It’s all in today’s bumper edition show.

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#123 Observing the ordinary with Leonard Neumann

Leonard ‘Lennie’ Neumann has been photographing life in The States, South Africa, England and France. A candid photographer, he works the streets with a short focal length lens and generous spirit. He is today’s special guest on the daily show. Also today, when can we start to advertise our services again? And what happened at midnight last night in sleepy Malmesbury?

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#116 Sharks, waves and photography, meet Russell Ord

It’s Saturday, so it’s interview time! Today, Russell Ord, a Fujifilm X-Photographer who is one of the world’s best loved surf photographers. He’s fearless and shares his tips for making pictures in the harshest of environments. Also, black and white, can you make a living from it?

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#109 The dog whisperer, how to be a photographic humorist and more street portrait tips

Neale admits to being a keen fan of today’s Saturday interviewee, Elke Vogelsang, certainly one of Europe’s most celebrated dog photographers. It’s niche, but there is so much to learn from Elke, a humorist when it comes to photographing her subject. She shares some life lesson thoughts and observations about her journey. Also the boys start to discuss a particular street portrait project.
 

#103 Bought the teeshirt, worn it, and shot it too! Commercial and day in the life work

Our Sunday guest is established commercial shooter Stuart Bingham, who has not just bought and worn the teeshirt, but shot it too. He talks about the tentacle like nature of commercial work where one commission can lead to so many others. ALSO, how to shoot Day in the Life sessions with Kev. Remember to keep sending your tech and non tech photography questions in so that we can chat about your passions and businesses.

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#102 Gang life and presidents, meet Donna Svennevik

It’s Saturday so we have a guest on the daily show. A gentle weekend meander with Donna Svennevik, a New York based photographer who has photographed presidents, gang leaders and showbiz personalities. Equally Donna is a personal project story maker, so we touch on the subject of making the everyday your canvas. 

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#96 Leaps of faith and BEING a photojournalist in 2020

The UK based photojournalist Ian Forsyth joins us on the show today to talk about the freedom to shoot, the ethics of shooting news, press freedom and being a stringer in the competitive field of photojournalism. Also today, making a leap of faith, and finding your confidence to ask strangers for a portrait.

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#95 A show in America? Shooting homes, BIG ADVICE show

The weekend has arrived and with it an interview. So prep a coffee and get some strong working advice on what you need from start to finish to go shoot real estate. Sincere thanks to Jon Buscall for his amazing help and time in making this episode and providing a Dropbox link to images you can practise on and sites to visit plus complete breakdown of focal lengths and kit required. Oh, and an invite to take the show to America. One day.

PDF and files: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/lh1lqsl5w8ijhtp/AADgV-ldVePIp0oo_F3XRww4a?dl=0

Jon’s site: www.moondog.photography

#90 In NYC photographing the Covid-19 fight with Adam Gray

Today, the multi award winning photojournalist Adam Gray on his access to hospitals and the streets of NYC during Covid-19. This interview is also in vision. We’ll have the answers to last week’s Friday quiz and a new Daily Photo Challenge plus your questions on macro lenses and fights at weddings!

Adam Gray: http://www.adamgrayphotography.com/
Adam in vision: https://youtu.be/sxtJYULoGdc 
Artlist: https://artlist.io/Neale-58765
The hosts: https://www.fujicast.co.uk/theboys/

#88 Non league to THE BIG LEAGUE! Making photo dreams come true

Today’s Saturday guest on the daily show is proof that if you have a passion for a genre, anything really is possible. Football or soccer photography is one of the most competitive genres of sport shooting to engage in, so within a matter of a few years, how has Martyn Haworth gone from shooting non league to THE BIG LEAGUE? Also today a slight hint, only slight, of things to come.

Martyn’s website: https://mhaworth.co.uk/

#85 Want to work in 'Hollywood?' Keith Bernstein Q&A

Well maybe not Hollywood per sae, but on film sets around the globe (when we reopen for business). Today Keith Bernstein reappears to answer the questions you’ve sent in about being a television and films set and stills photographer. And Kevin sets the most daring DAILY PHOTO CHALLENGE yet! A monster sized episode.

Keith’s work: https://www.keithbernstein.co.uk/

#83 Seriously, how are you feeling right now? AND a Kevin ANNOUNCEMENT!

Today’s show features Tim Johnston, a minimalist Brand and Editorial Photographer based in London. He talks about how photography has helped his anxiety, particularly helpful during lockdown. We also have the answers and winners to last week’s photo challenge and Friday’s Bar Nuts Quiz. That Mullins has an important announcement too about a new website.

Tim Johnston: https://www.shrimbo.com/
MOS: https://www.ministryofshadows.co.uk/

#81 ASK ANDREAS – a special edition

The daily photo podcast goes a little more on brand today although we think it’s a great listen for all flavours, in terms of understanding what the camera companies are doing at this time for their customers. Andreas Georghiades the Marketing Manager for Fujifilm UK takes questions that you wrote in with. Also a throw forward to a second special tomorrow as we speak to ‘our man’ in Manila, photographer Gary Tyson.

Write to the show: click@fujicast.co.uk