Posts Tagged ‘Corporate’

Corporate Headshots Q&A

Posted by Robert Edwards on August 28, 2018 in Blog |

For over 15 years these are some of the most common questions asked by clients looking for corporate headshots.   How long does it take? Schedule 5 minutes per portrait; each person is in front of camera for 2-3 minutes. Set up (and pack down) takes 30 minutes.   Where do we do the photography? […]

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Customer Service

Posted by Robert Edwards on February 28, 2018 in Blog |

Customer service is important to me, both as a service provider and as a consumer. I value good customer service and aim to offer the same to my clients. Great customer service makes a big impression on me and my spending habits. This post is about my personal beliefs and not meant to be a […]

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Celebrating Teachers

Posted by Robert Edwards on November 28, 2017 in Blog |

Teaching is a vocation. It’s a calling for those individuals who shape our lives and those of our children. The most quoted section from Robert Fulghum’s book All I Really Need To Know I Learned in Kindergarten tells us the rules of a civilised world are taught that first year at school. As with any parent […]

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Tips For Attending A Photography Conference

Posted by Robert Edwards on October 28, 2017 in Blog |

I’ve been attending photography conferences for decades, both as an attendee and as a presenter. As a professional event photographer I’ve also covered all types of conferences for corporate clients.   Some Do’s And Don’ts For Attending Do register early online. Using a service like the Eventbrite platform makes it easy for attendees and organisers. Do research […]

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The E-Myth in Video Production

Posted by Robert Edwards on June 28, 2017 in Blog |

Michael E. Gerber’s business book The E-Myth is now over 30 years old. Much if not all of it is still relevant for those who own businesses today. Part of the book involves systemising and documenting your processes, as if you’re going to franchise your business. To write these manuals you need to have experience in all […]

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How Much Does Commercial Photography Cost?

Posted by Robert Edwards on March 28, 2017 in Blog |

Ask three commercial photographers to quote on the same job and you could receive three different prices. Why is that? Commercial Photography typically isn’t a la carte where you pick a package. Instead services are custom priced for your individual and unique requirements. This can be frustrating for clients looking to commission photography for their first […]

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Confidence of Film – Strength of Digital

Posted by Robert Edwards on January 28, 2017 in Blog |

Confidence of Film When I began in commercial and corporate photography we photographed on transparency (slide) film. It was unforgiving with little latitude for error. Photographers seemed to perform magic, capturing an invisible image inside their camera, confident they had created what the client needed. There was no way of seeing if you had the shot […]

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5 Tips for Corporate Portraits

Posted by Robert Edwards on July 21, 2015 in Blog |

Corporate portraits take a little preparation. Here are a few tips, in no particular order: 1. Early in the week People feel better and look fresher at the beginning of the week. By Friday the week can takes it’s toll! Try to book a photography session before Thursday. 2. Consistent style Your corporate image includes […]

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Storytelling

Posted by Robert Edwards on January 28, 2015 in Blog |

Photography is all about telling a story through an image. It’s an incredibly subjective medium, weighted by its history, the viewers past experience, and the context of where the image is seen. Being fluent in the language of photography requires a visual literacy and having the ability to translate that in a practical way. Even […]

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Extensis release DAM app Portfolio 1.0

Posted by Robert Edwards on October 3, 2014 in Blog |

Wait a minute, wasn’t Portfolio last at version 11.2? Yes but Extensis have dropped Server from the name as they now only offer server versions. So the latest version is listed as a 1.0 release because for all intent it’s a new product, albeit with familiar interface and add ons. Extensis Portfolio is a DAM […]

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