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#146 Airbus A380 Captain and Fujifilm X-Photographer

Captain Bjorn Moerman is our guest on the show this week, a Fujifilm ambassador with a difference. Also, what to do when your kids start turning away from the camera, give them an X100F it seems?! Kev launches a new social platform called ’Sniffter’ and reveals he is allergic to velcro in camera bags, plus we tackle the question of upgrading your Squarespace site, for those wanting to jump to the new-ish release. A shout out for our new Patrons, who actually IS Neale’s father and when is the ’throw in the towel date for the boys’ wedding business?

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#145 NEWS, fashion and living in a lighthouse!

What would the boys do if they weren’t shoot weddings and were singletons?! Also, everyone should be shooting ‘corner portraits,’ you heard it here first. What lens combo should a listener take to the birth of their child and which features to record? Inappropriate moments at weddings – should you document them? Can I export my pictures straight out into Lightroom? And our guest from the fashion and advertising world, X-Photographer Wayne Johns talks about getting into fashion.

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#144 Want to work in fashion? And going on a digital detox

Prepare to be astounded as we think a listener has uncovered the best family time capsule idea ever. Also today, does someone mention the possibility of a new f1 lens and how would you go about a digital detox? This week’s guest is fashion, beauty and advertising photographer Wayne Johns and the book of the week is from Bryan Adams. You know what they say on this show; ‘everything we do, we do it for you.’ 😉
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#143 Photographing when the weather attacks! And The Isolated Streets

Are you insured if you photograph an event that breaks distancing laws, should we expect a race to the bottom in terms of charging for weddings, what are preferable settings for focusing on quick moving subjects, featuring face masks in pictures, and when weather attacks! Also today Kant Rathod is our special guest talking about his self published book, The Isolated Streets.

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#142 LAUNCH your family portrait business

One of the UK’s leading family photographers talks about launching from the ground up, a family business. Also, what IS the best Fujifilm camera for video work, how to make the best of working with smaller event sizes, the ‘Jpeg v Raw’ debate, the ‘best’ X-Pro camera in Kev’s nostalgic opinion and does every picture need to have a story?

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#141 You can’t shoot landscapes with a Fuji? Can you?

The brilliant personal portrait work of Alain Laboile discussed and Chris Orange, our we ask, can you shoot landscape work with a Fujifilm camera? Website design, iPad Pro v using a laptop, the Tourbox competition winner, what is street legal to shoot and would you let your clients decide what is deleted?

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#140 Build a commercial photo business from scratch

Martin Parr discussed following his role in a book now recognised to have a racist undercurrent. Guest Chris Orange talks of the benefit of being a real all-rounder in the first of a two parter; today commercial and PR work. We also talk about writing business letters and ask for the second time; “Is wedding photography dead, and what next for destination weddings?” Facebook advertising, does it work for your genre? Some more on macro and loss of images through card corruption.

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#138 Need inspiration? LEAP and the net will appear!

Today special guest, international award winning wedding photographer Adam Johnson talks about the day he quit his job with just two bookings in an otherwise empty calendar, particularly pertinent in our year where clear diaries have been a theme for many a professional. Also, the chance to win a Tourbox, talk of self publishing, best practises for twin card set ups, and are you cheating – if you use presets? That and more in this week’s show.

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#137 War on your wall? Or pictures of mindfulness?

Today the graphic and important photographs of war and protests. Essential documents of history, but would you hang them on your wall as art? Also we hear the second part of an interview with landscape photographer Paul Sanders who embraces his work as a part of mindfulness. And moving Lightroom catalogues between computers, organising your Instagram grid with a book of the week from the Hoxton Mini Press.

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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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