Episodes

The Fujicast Podcast Archive

Episode #76 Working as a film set photographer

A revisit today to a segment from an earlier episode before Christmas when we talked about working as a film set photographer.

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Episode #75 Photographic Sunday Service with Kev and Neale

A round up episode really of what you've been up to photographically and personally during shutdown, lockdown or just well, downtime.

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Episode #74 Probably about as honest and personal as we’ve ever got!

Today's show is unlike any of those we've recently recorded. It's an honest account of how this pandemic is affecting us as photographers, professionals, husbands and dads.

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Episode #73 Magnum legend Martin Parr second shoots a wedding!

"Would you like to second shoot a wedding for me?" The question UK wedding and commercial photographer Rebecca Faith posed to Magnum legend shooter Martin Parr.

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Episode #72 Start making a video diary TODAY!

Today's guest, portrait and wedding photographer Fran Corbett had never pressed the video record button on her camera before Covid-19 had us all documenting our every move at home during lockdown.

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Episode #71 From the Sun Newspaper to shooting wedding PJ – Brad Wakefield

Today's show features Brad Wakefield who talks about shooting press work and how in many respects it's similar to photographing a wedding in terms of story capture.

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Episode #70 I have something to admit about my photography contract!?!?!!?

The incredibly patient Bryan Caporicci is back for the last part of his three parter on business advice during lockdown.

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#69 Mentored by Bill Brandt, the incredible documentarian Fran May

Her honest pictures of Britain during the power strikes and financially turbulent times of the 70s are now the subjects of a book featuring pictures that Bill Brandt, her mentor, commented would one day form a precious and important portfolio.

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Episode #68 Beirut hostage John McCarthy part 2, hope, freedom and new horizons for us all

In part 2 of our weekend daily show, John McCarthy talks of his release after 1,943 days captive in Lebanon.

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Episode #67 Former Beirut hostage John McCarthy defeating isolation – special guest part 1

A very special guest joins us this weekend on The FujiCast Daily. John McCarthy was held hostage in Beirut for 1,943 days, so knows a deal about isolation.

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Episode #66 When this is all done, how to flourish as a photographer

Today, a list of stuff to do daily, should I post my wedding pics right now and Bryan Caporicci on what happens when the doors open again for business?

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Episode #65 Things to photograph in lockdown and ever thought about snapping pets?

Today, Neale and Kev answer more of your questions from the e-mail bag, there's an invite to be a part of Snapshot's BIG docu-story, Kev wonders why the police are outside his front window and what to do about imposter syndrome!

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Episode #64 Alright, let’s get serious about getting our business through this!

In today's daily photography show, we talk with Bryan Caporicci of Sprout Studios about his new FREE marketing series for photographers who want to successfully come out the other side of this.

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Episode #63 Photographers uniting against the C word!

The FujiCast Daily, Kev's back with Neale and we have a photographer/teacher, Carl Spring on to tell us how to cope and deal with the kids being at home during lockdown.

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Episode #62 Photographing your big personal project with Mick Yates

Today the incredible personal project work of documentary photographer and photographic tutor, Mick Yates.

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Episode #61 Time to serve, some hope and what Mum said…

In the UK it's Mothering Sunday and the UK's PM is suggesting the best gift you can give your mother, is distance this year.

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Episode#60 A way to REALLY tackle this isolation thing!

The FujiCast daily today talks with Steve Vaughn, one of The FujiCast Facebook group admins.

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Episode #59 You will not believe what happened? Plus how to work from home

It's a very strange episode today as you're about to find out. It all starts normally, in this anything but normal world right now, but then... well, listen on to find out.

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Episode #58 THE FUJICAST goes DAILY! Photographers against Covid-19!

Of course, it'll be different for every country, but here in the UK and much of the world, measures taken by our governments mean that normality is on hold.

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Episode #57 Launch your own photo podcast? And X-T3 or X-T4?

This week's special guest on The FujiCast is Andrew Hellmich, whose PhotoBiz X podcast was one of the first photography podcasts to focus on the business side of making pictures.

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Episode #56 The incredible portraits of Luis Garvan

Luis Garvan is talked of often on the show and today Kevin talks with him via a link to Mexico City.

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Episode #55 Camera launch special – the X-T4 has arrived and Portugal X-Photographer Andrew Mumford

Fujifilm's X-T4 is now out and this week is the first week we can officially talk about it, so we travel to London to make some test shots and mull over our thoughts in the smoke's famous Oily F Stop pub.

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Episode #54 How to approach strangers for street portraits with Gabrielle Motola

Today on the show, the super talented Gabrielle Motola shares how she approaches strangers for street portraits. It's been a life skill she's had to learn and develop and today she lays bare her secrets. Also hear about Gabrielle's new book made on location in Iceland and how she started life at Annie Leibovitz's studio. Also on the show, tripods, the book of the week, more on the X-T4 and Kev's bought a GFX!

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Episode #53 Photographing landscapes for YouTube with Thomas Heaton

This week we talk to Thomas Heaton about the launch, growth and popularity of his landscape photography YouTube channel, his switch to Fujifilm and how his recent trip to Nepal was his biggest physical challenge yet.

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Episode #52 LIVE from the House of Photography – first birthday show

Recorded LIVE at London’s Fujifilm House of Photography, Neale and Kevin are joined by Fujifilm’s Marketing Manager Andreas Georghiades to face questions from the audience. Will there be new cameras? What’s happening with film simulations? And a host of other questions too as always about books, and experiences in the photography business. It’s all on...

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Episode #51 Do you want to shoot sport? And a new 2020 photo challenge!

Respected for his industry leading motorsport pictures, Jeff is equally a talented landscape shooter and he shares his advice for working in these genres.

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Episode #50 Pulitzer prize winner Cathal McNaughton

Reuters photographer Cathal McNaughton talks about winning a Pulitzer for his work in Myanmar and Bangladesh.

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Episode #49 A travel photography special in Switzerland

This week Neale and Kevin take you in their suitcases to beautiful Switzerland and ponder over your questions about travel and photography.

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Episode #48 Success, is it hard work or just plain luck? Make 2020 your year!

In 2020, book less but charge double. Is that as simple as it sounds though? How can you achieve success? Is it hard work or luck?

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Episode #47 Best of the guests pt2; why do we love photography?

It's the second of the two-part series as we see off 2019 and welcome in 2020.

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Episode #46 Behind the scenes and best of the guest’s pt 1

The first of two parts where we take you behind the scenes and playback some of our favourite moments and guests. And if publishing a photography book is a new year resolution, then you'll want to hear the whole show!

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Episode #45 The Xmas Nativity Special + IMPORTANT SHOW ANNOUNCEMENT!

It's CHRISSSSSSSSSSSTMASSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS

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EPISODE #44 IS WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY DEAD? HELP IS AT HAND!

This week three special guests; Ian Weldon, Cat Ekkelboom-White and Nick Church join Kevin and Neale to sort out what's happening in wedding and social photography world.

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Episode #43 Meet Nelson Mandela’s personal photographer

Imagine this. Your first professional gig is shooting The Clash at the launch of punk music. Next you're with Elton John. Then you're on assignment in lawless Mogadishu followed by an invitation to be Nelson Mandela's personal photographer.

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Episode #42 Photographing the migrant crisis and where did all the bookings go?

Today's guest is photojournalist and humanitarian Jason Florio who spent 18 months photographing the work of search and rescue boats off the coast of Libya, with an unexpected personal twist of fate.

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Episode #41 Switching cameras to the X-Pro3? Best prime lenses

Will you be switching to the X-Pro3? What will your photo legacy be? How do I set my pricing? What settings are best for YouTube vlogging? And why does Kev have a black eye?

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Episode #40 Become a published photo book author, FOR FREE?!

Today's guest Joe Houghton has just fulfilled his dream of having a photo book published. Streets of Dublin is proof that if you have a great idea, in 2020/21, there really isn't a barrier to seeing your book grace the shelves of Amazon and book stores.

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Episode #39 Robert Capa, the best war photographer ever?

For those listening November 11, this is of timely importance, since it's Armistice Day.

So with a respectful nod to photographers who paid the ultimate personal price whilst taking pictures in war zones, special guest Giles Penfound, former army photographer discusses the reality of working in those places that most of us would not dare tread - and he talks about the life and work of Robert Capa.

Also, this week has Mullins turned into a flash user, hear Neale's most embarrassing photo moment and what happened when Kev got stuck in a lift on a photoshoot.

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Episode #38 Being a press photographer with guest Paul Rogers

This week special guest Paul Rogers talks about becoming a press photographer and his transition to wedding photography as Fleet Street started to close the photo desks. Favourite photobooks revealed, and Mullins talks about his new favourite film emulation. Paul Rogers: https://rogerspictures.com Simplr Straps: https://simplr.us Mullins online: https://www.kevinmullinsphotography.co.uk X-Pro3 review: https://www.f16.click Neale James: https://www.nealejames.com  Last tickets remaining for X-Weddings! https://www.x-weddings.co.uk

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Episode #37 X-Pro3 first thoughts and photo projects in print!

This week’s special guest is Chris Waddell. His book ‘End of the Pier Show’ is proof that investing your time and money into a photo project can be a rewarding and cathartic experience. If you’ve ever thought of self-publishing your own book, this episode is for you. ALSO… it’s X-Pro3 release week and Mullins gives...

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Episode #36 I trained to be a war photographer! Ondrej Vachek

This week on the show, Ondrej Vachek talks about funding his own trips and training to photograph in Ukraine. We also talk about the name of the show! What's new on the Fujifilm lens roadmap and hear Mullins fall apart, just for a moment when faced with that, shhh, B word!

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Episode #35 Supermodels and war! With Amelia Troubridge

This week our special guest is the incredible Amelia Troubridge who has photographed some of the world’s biggest celebrities but equally photographs some of the hardest and most moving photo stories on the planet. The second week of taking the show out on the road to Chez Kev’s before we return to the studio next...

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Episode #34 Why do my pics look [email protected]? And shhh, some XP3 talk!

This week the show comes from Chez Kev, or Studio Mullins if you will, as we go on the road for a couple of weeks during Kevin's busy speaking season. Neale tackles Kev with a below the belt XP3 question or two and you ask Jeremy Daalder, owner of Image Science a clutch of questions about colour calibration, monitors, printing and whether we really need to worry about all that stuff anyway in a segment we could have called 'Why do my pics look so [email protected]'

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Episode #33 Someone stole my picture! And meet the Facebook moderators

A chance to meet the moderators of our FujiCast Facebook group and more on how to successfully make pictures of people on the street.

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Episode #32 Clearing your mortgage! Photo business chat with Bryan Caporicci

Bryan Caporicci talks about setting up a photo business, establishing it and then living on the proceeds.

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Episode #31 Sean Tucker, Nick Turpin, Laura Ross – BRIGHTON MEET UP SPECIAL!

The Brighton listener meet-up recorded live on location in the south's most vibrant seaside town on the Palace Pier.

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Episode #30 Canadian X-Photographer Ian MacDonald on PTSD!

Former paramedic now Canadian FujiFilm X-Photographer talks about how photography helped him treat and overcome PTSD in a very frank discussion about the condition. More of your questions about photography and final details about the Brighton meet up. Oh, and Kevin gets irate at the start about politics. Grab a safety helmet! Ian MacDonald: https://ianmacdonaldphotography.com/ Kevin Mullins: https://www.kevinmullinsphotography.co.uk/ Neale...

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Episode #29 Featuring celebrity photographer and filmmaker Chris Floyd

Kevin is back from Spain, normal service is resumed and we have a great special guest as our first one of the Autumn season. Portrait photographer to the stars and a filmmaker. He’s shot advertising campaigns for Apple, Sony and British Airways; we welcome Chris Floyd. As always more of your questions and a chance...

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Episode #28 Holiday special finalé featuring FujiCast friends

It only seems yesterday that we were packing Kev off for his annual month in Spain and now here we are; the final week of Mullins in Spain with Neale back in a somewhat cooler UK. Your questions on overcoming nerves plus some more details on our Brighton meet up and X-Weddings Conference 2019. We...

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Episode #27 Holiday special week 2 from Spain and the UK!

Kevin is in Spain, Neale is in the UK, but it doesn't stop our weekly roll.

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Episode #26 Holiday special week 1 and YOU on the show!

Whilst Kev sips cerveza on his extended vacation in Spain, Neale is left in Auld Blighty (the UK) to piece together this week's first of three-holiday specials.

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Episode #25 Fujifilm X-Photographer Saraya Courtaville, expedition photographer

This week guest Saraya Courtaville shares her experience of working as an expedition photographer with NGOs in Africa.

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Episode #24 Making a successful photo project with Mandy Burton

Be serious with yourself now. How long has that photo project you've been meaning to make for a while, just existed within that area of consciousness we call; The Back Burner?

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Episode #23 Featuring animal photojournalist Jo-Anne McArthur and the truth about radioactive lenses!

Animal rights activist and photojournalist Jo-Anne McArthur talks about fifteen years of work photographing across all seven continents, telling difficult and rewarding stories about the plight of animals. Also this week, radioactive lenses that you may just have in your home, and what settings to use if your youngest wants to start borrowing your prized pro camera. Lots more questions and Simplr camera straps to give away.

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Episode #22 Fujifilm ambassador Scott Johnson and X-Pro v X-T!

This week we talk to Scott Johnson, Fujifilm X-Photographer and learn about what he’s planning for this year’s X-Weddings Conference in Bath. Neale challenges Kevin on the subject of X-Pro v X-T and asks if there’s a new camera on the way? The new Facebook group for the show: https://www.facebook.com/groups/996752277382860/ Scott Johnson: https://www.theedgephotography.co.uk/X-Weddings 2 Conference: https://www.x-weddings.co.uk/ Kevin Mullins: https://www.kevinmullinsphotography.co.uk/ Neale James:...

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Episode #21 Websites, the new Facebook group and special guest, Italian and Mexican luxury photo storyteller Dennis Berti

This week on the show, how to organise your website, gear chat, the new Facebook group launch and special guest Dennis Berti, the Italian photo storyteller now living and shooting in Mexico, where his wedding business is thriving. Dennis Berti: https://dennisberti.com/Paul Sanders: https://www.discoverstill.com/Neale James: https://www.nealejames.com Kevin Mullins:https://www.kevinmullinsphotography.co.uk/ The new Facebook group for the show: https://www.facebook.com/groups/996752277382860/

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Episode #20 Part 2 of ‘The other half.’ Working all hours in photography.

In the second part of ‘The other half,’ we introduce Sam, Neale’s wife. If you missed part one, it’s worth visiting that episode from last week, when Neale interviewed Kevin’s wife Gemma. If that episode dealt with how our partners view starting a photographic business, this one talks a little more about how long hours...

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Episode #19 Part 1 of ‘The other half.’ Starting a photographic business.

This week on The FujiCast we introduce Gemma, Kevin’s wife. Why? Because in this episode we hear about starting a photographic business from the perspective of a partner. The ‘other half’ witnesses the startup process in an entirely different fashion. A revealing insight into what they think. We also talk first cameras, social media, ambassadorships...

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Episode #18 Photographing Princess Diana by John Swannell, special guest + more X-Weddings news

This week on the FujiCast, as well as your Q&As about Fujifilm gear and photography business questions, back for the second part of his two-parter, John Swannell talks about the famous Princess Diana Christmas card shoot, as well as how he tackles nerves when photographing famous portraits clients. An episode not to be missed for...

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Episode #17 Photographer to the royal family; John Swannell

A very special guest is featured in today’s FujiCast. John Swannell trained under David Bailey as his assistant and eventually became one of Britain’s most loved photographers. Today he is known for his work with the royal family. Hear part one of a two parter with fashion, beauty and royal photographer, John Swannell and listen...

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EPISODE #16 From Nikon’s D750 to Fujifilm’s X-T3 with Reggie B

This week we chat about business, shooting alone, street law plus San Francisco wedding and portrait photographer Reggie Ballasteros talks about his move from the Nikon D750 to FujiFilm X-T3, how it’s changed his photography and why he made the swap. http://reggiebphotography.com/ http://reggiebphotography.com/fujifilm-preset https://www.nealejames.com/ https://www.kevinmullinsphotography.co.uk/

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Episode 15 Personal projects and special guest Allister Freeman

All manner of subjects today as we co-present once more with a live studio guest, this time; longtime friend and peer Allister Freeman. Known as one of the leading documentary shooters in the UK, Al also introduces us to personal projects and why they’re important. Your questions and more Simplr straps to give away. Join...

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Episode 14 Ralu Chase gets to ask the questions

We recently ran a competition to co-present The FujiCast, turn the tables and ask any questions of the hosts! Today is that show. We welcome Ralu Chase, a London based family photographer who started her photography business in Boston America and Romania! Check out Ralu’s website as we learn a little more about Kevin and...

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episode #13 Welcoming Canon ambassador Sanjay Jogia to the show!

Today's special guest on the interview part of the cast is Canon ambassador Sanjay Jogia.

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EPISODE #12 DON MCCULLIN EXHIBITION SPECIAL

A different kind of exhibition this week as during the second part we go on location at the McCullin retrospective exhibition. Hear Neale and Kevin with guest photographers Sanjay Jogia and Michael Shilling discuss and experience one of the most important photographic exhibitions the Tate Britain has hosted. See Michael Shilling’s work here. See Sanjay...

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EPISODE #11 DO YOU HAVE GAS? AND JIM MORTRAM

This week’s episode asks; do you need all the gear you currently have? Gear Acquisition Syndrome is a real thing and most of us have it! Also, we answer your questions about Fujifilm kit and photo experiences whilst tackling the question of how to handle guests who’ve had too much to drink at events and...

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EPISODE #10 PHOTOJOURNALIST TOM STODDART AND GETTING IN CLOSE

This week's special guest is the celebrated photo storyteller Tom Stoddart. His advice is gold for anyone wishing to be a photojournalist. We also talk about getting in close with wider angled lenses to tell a story.

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EPISODE #9 YouTuber Sean Tucker plus dealing with social media negative criticism

Sean Tucker, rising YouTuber in the photo community is our guest this week on The FujiCast. Your questions as always and Kevin and Neale deal with how to tackle the more negative side of social media.

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EPISODE #8 Social Media for Photographers and James Ravilious

This week, Mullins under the spotlight, twice. He shares his real working knowledge of social media and how to use it well in photography and takes a trip to Devon to talk to Robin Ravilious, widow of the late great James, social documenter, lauded by Cartier-Bresson for his authentic storytelling of life in the south...

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EPISODE#7 Street photography and 9/11 remembered by Jason Florio

Street photography is a theme we return to and today’s episode takes on a potent tone as we hear photojournalist Jason Florio’s account of working on the streets of New York on the day of 9/11. Your Fujifilm questions and an opportunity to win Simplr straps. Show notes and competition annos: https://fujicast.co.uk/  Jason Florio: https://www.floriophoto.com/  Florio Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jasonflorio/ ...

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EPISODE #6 WEDDINGS, Q&A, CAMERON NEVILLE & JOIN US AT THE PODCAST

In this episode we talk more about the wedding industry, answer more of your questions and there is an incredible interview with photojournalist Cameron Neville. Do you fancy having a morning with Neale and Kevin talking about your business, portfolio review etc? We have a little competition you may like if that is the case...

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EPISODE #5 KIT WEEK, SHOTKIT QT ALBUMS GIVEAWAY AND FUJIFILM Q&A

On this episode, we talk about Kit, kit and more kit. We discuss the ISO Debate and there is an interview with Mark from Shotkit. A competition to win a QT Album album and lots of Q&A. You can use the code: FUJICAST to get 15% off the new amazing Journal ArtBook at QT Albums....

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EPISODE #4 Finding your photo mojo part 2, street shooting law and Fujifilm Q&A

Photography Workshops Patrick LaRoque Dan Winters BubsPictures iWitness

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EPISODE #3 Finding your photographic mojo with guest Patrick La Roque, zooms, primes and your questions

This week Kevin and Neale's special guest Patrick La Roque takes to the road to reignite his passion for photography in part one of a two-part mini-series.

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EPISODE #2: THE STATE OF THE PHOTOGRAPHY INDUSTRY AND PART TWO OF MARKUS ANDERSEN INTERVIEW

In the second episode, Neale and Kevin discuss how the photography industry has changed.

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EPISODE #1: Meet kevin and neale, with special guest markus andersen

Neale goes on a Sydney photowalk with Fujifilm X-Photographer Markus Andersen and the new mailbag feature answers your questions about all things Fujifilm.

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