Careers and Ideas

There's more to photography than just the camera. Looking at the bigger picture is good for your development.

Inspiration and information to help you make the most of your travel and photography

Careers and Ideas

Putting The Photo First

Putting The Photo First

I believe that the photo should be more important than the photographer. When I travel with camera in hand my objective to achieve something wonderful in the way of photography. I want to make a beautiful image, something more amazing than anything I have done before. It’s about the photograph. It’s about the act of creation.
July 2017
Belonging

Belonging

Working in a freelance career offers you an ocean of opportunity, but can equally erode your sense of belonging. Being part of something greater than yourself is not something you want to avoid as a freelancer, in fact it is essential to your success.
May 2016
Every Little Step

Every Little Step

Every little step you make towards enriching the world we live in is worth while. You may not feel like you’re having a huge impact, but don’t stop trying.
January 2016
Creating Opportunity to Be Creative

Creating Opportunity to Be Creative

The most important step towards taking better photos is to make the effort to get out and find your inspirational subjects.
September 2015
Seeing the World of Beauty

Seeing the World of Beauty

I'd rather immerse myself in what makes the world lovely instead of what makes me sad. Any day of the year is a good day for this.
August 2015
The Unique Copy

The Unique Copy

Taking a photo is literally the act of copying an original. My career is a little like that too, I owe everything to somebody. Today I’m digging a little deeper and practising some gratitude for the community around me that has made my world a wonderfully creative place.
June 2015
Putting a Price on It

Putting a Price on It

Knowing what your work is worth is half the battle. It's more important to appreciate the value of those around you instead.
May 2014
The Meaning of No

The Meaning of No

The hardest part of being a freelancer is dealing with the rejection. No matter how well you manage to turn your work into a business, the sting of being told "sorry we don't want you" is never something you learn to enjoy.
January 2014
Self Success

Self Success

Most of us fear success. We are terrified of how it might change or lives and or responsibilities. But how much success do we really need to achieve happiness in our careers?
September 2013
Swimming not Drifting

Swimming not Drifting

As the world changes around us, we need to decide if we are ready for change too.
September 2013
China Like No Other

China Like No Other

A decade of travelling to China with camera in hand finishes this year. I have been fortunate to enjoy so much of "Old China", so much so that I'm finding it difficult to embrace the new version. All good things must come to an end.
May 2013
Photographers on a Plane

Photographers on a Plane

How many full frame DSLR cameras can you load onto an airliner before it just can't take off and fly?
April 2013

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