Weekend Warrior (NOT!)

Weekend Warriors’ are something of an ongoing contentious debate among the professional and semi-professional photographers that has been raging on for more than a few years. For example “The Undercutters” by Mick Cookson or Dan Casson’s Investment (Pricing) page. However, there is no apparent definitive accepted definition (but I am happy to be corrected). Sometimes…

Lord Robert Winston

Lord Robert Winston

“Hey Kit, can you do a photoshoot tomorrow?” those words, or something like that, were the start of a fantastic time at the Royal Veterinary College (RVC), Camden campus in London,  covering Professor Lord Robert Winston’s visit and public lecture to a very packed lecture theatre. I had been invited by the Society of Reproduction…

Eynsham Hall

Eynsham Hall is a popular wedding venue in the Oxford, Oxfordshire area and I took the opportunity to look around while doing a reccy for a wedding reception I am photographing there in August. I always like to visit the venues I’ll be photographing at in advance as it gives me a chance to find…

Feedback with a wow!

I do appreciate feedback from clients, as it helps me to improve what I offer in the way of photography to others. Otherwise all you have to go on is the actual business performance. Weddings are no exception and are a rather specific photographic situation that involve amongst other things consultations and discussions in advance,…

FOCUS 2011 reflections

Well FOCUS 2011 was certainly worth going to for us, although it required quite a bit of organisation as it was the first weekend that Tini and me would have together without Benjamin and Benjamin’s first ever nights away staying with somebody else, namely his grandparents and aunty.. maybe I should have said ‘besotted’ there…

Portraiture and a flash rig test

Testing out a new lighting arrangement this weekend and first results are nice. The balance between the front and back lighting might need adjustment, but I like the results of the current settings. More experimentation over the weekend. [Tech specs: Using a Lastolite HiLite background and acrylic roll floor. HiLite lit from inside using two…