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Long-term Business Relationships

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Life is full of relationships. Foremost are our personal relationships. In business we have a variety of relationships. Relationships are long term, at least for me. Clients and customers Writing this article my first thought was client relationships. Customers are … read more

Photography Is 1000 Years Old

View from the Window at Le Gras, Joseph Nicéphore Niépce

Yes I know, historically photography started with Niépce in 1826. What I’m referring to is the intent of photography: to communicate. We’ve been conversing with one another visually since year dot. Once refined into a formal language, artists used imagery … read more

Successful Industrial Photography

Sydney industrial photography

Success depends on how you measure it. For my commercial photography clients a successful photography shoot is one that illustrates their key messages through strong images. Delivering results within budget and not disrupting their core business is a given.

Colour Photography – created by God and Man

colour photography

I love black and white photography. Some of my favourite photographers, like Elliot Erwitt, are best known for their B&W images. In photography’s early years B&W was the only option. If you wanted colour it had to be hand painted … read more

Shop Local For Customer Service

retail shop

COVID 19 has forced us to shop locally for many goods. Supply chains are broken. Shipment has gone from days to months. Support requests go unanswered as call centres are in lock down. Pundits say the pandemic has accelerated what … read more

Propaganda Photography

propaganda

Propaganda is often considered in a negative light. Wikipedia describes it as: “Propaganda is communication that is used primarily to influence an audience and further an agenda…” Propaganda is frequently associated with political regimes, suggesting images of World War II … read more

Managing Digital Assets with Adobe Bridge

Adobe Bridge Digital Asset Management

Adobe Bridge is often overlooked as a professional multimedia browser. It works like Mac Finder and Windows File Explorer. You can view items on your computer, connected hard drives or network drives and navigate through your folder structure. However Bridge … read more

The Photographer’s Magic Box

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Just two decades ago photographers would perform feats of magic. As alchemists they could magic up invisible images onto paper or a plastic substrate using chemicals. As a soothsayer a photographer could foresee an image, invisible to others, and move … read more

STEAM Powered Photography

Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics

A great number of the people I photograph have occupational or professional skills qualifications. Most of my clients have a degree in one of the humanities. Many subjects and clients studied a mixture of both at university. STEM Science, Technology, … read more

Intellectual Property

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Intellectual property covers many areas. Here I want to look specifically at copyright and moral rights. How it affects content creators and those who use their content. Some of the what, why and how. Disclaimer! I am not a lawyer … read more