Category: Professional Photography: The New Global Landscape Explained

Is It Still Fashionable To Be A Fashion Photographer?

The blueprint for the life and approach of the fashion photographer was drawn long ago with the release of┬áMichelangelo Antonioni’s Blow Up in 1967. The film that launched a whole generation of testosterone filled fashion photographers eager to emulate the adventures and escapades of the lead character played by actor David Hemmings. A character allegedly ...

#Photosketching: Towards a New Personal Visual Language

The visual documentation by artists of everyday observations has been at the core of creative practice since the dawning of time. The desire to record and display can be traced back through ancient civilizations as methods of communication, storytelling and artistic expression. There is nothing new about the creation of images from the visual building ...

How to Enter Photography Competitions and Win?

It is an inevitability that if you are an established photographer, photo editor, curator or commentator on photography with some level of visibility and profile that you will at some point be asked to judge a photography competition. Whether you say yes or no to this request is based on a series of considerations. Do ...

Professional Photography: The New Global Landscape Explained

REVIEWS “I have to agree with the other reviewers here: this book is a must for anyone who is already working as a photographer or who wants to.” “Grant Scott is a highly experienced industry pro and the book contains an honest, forthright and experienced appraisal of where the industry is at in the early ...

Photography: A Democratic Language Not An Exclusive Club…

  I recently received a tweet that contained this comment “Just because everyone has a camera these days, it doesn’t mean anyone can make a great image”. I was tempted to respond immediately but restrained myself as the limited twitter character count would never have allowed me to respond to the comment with the required ...

Editing is Rejection: Understanding The Editing Process

It was the photographer Chris Floyd (www.chrisfloyd.com) who first bought to my attention the notion of rejection as an intrinsic part of the editing process. Chris had just shot a series of portraits of one of my daughters and as I stood by his laptop to begin my edit he declared that he could not ...