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TPX19: Kristof Ramon – Breaking Through to Become a Pro Cycling Photographer

Kristof Ramon of kramon.photoshelter.com is a pro-cycling photographer who covers some of the worlds biggest and most prestigious races including the Tour de France, the Giro d Italia, the Tour of Flanders and Paris Roubaix. Kristof was born and raised in Belgium and attended film school at the age of 19. It was here that he discovered photography. He eventually followed his passion for cycling and photography and started photographing the sport. It's difficult to define Kristof as a sports [...]

By | 2017-04-04T17:53:14+00:00 April 2nd, 2017|Xperiments|0 Comments

TPX18: Paul and Kate Atkins – The Real Fine Art Photography Printers

Today we're swinging away from the usual and instead of talking to a photographer, we are lucky enough to have both Paul and Kate of Atkins of Atkins Pro Lab with us. The Atkins photography lab is celebrating their 80 year anniversary which makes them Australia's oldest professional photo lab, run by a third generation husband and wife team. Atkins is also the only lab in the world printing on handmade cotton rag sheets, something they developed with [...]

By | 2017-03-09T13:18:25+00:00 March 8th, 2017|Xperiments|0 Comments

TPX17: Craig George – Giving Up on Digital and Moving to Film for Wedding Photography

Craig George of www.craig-george.com was interviewed for episode 140 of PhotoBizX podcast in one of the most downloaded episodes where he shared how he rose from nothing to a fully booked destination wedding photographer in one year! Last month, I saw a social media post from Craig that he is giving up on digital photography and moving to film. This goes for all future bookings and any existing bookings who want him to shoot film for their wedding. He's [...]

By | 2017-02-08T14:05:23+00:00 February 8th, 2017|Xperiments|1 Comment

TPX16: Neale James – Photofilms and Bringing Photography to Life with Audio

Neale James of nealejames.com is a former BBC Radio 1 broadcaster and his background in sound alongside his documentary photographic style has seen him become the pioneer of wedding photo films. If you're unfamiliar with the term Photofilm - it's a combination of stills and sound, recorded on the wedding day at an event or on a shoot. Think, cinematography meets stills photography where you see the images captured by Neale with the voices and sounds [...]

By | 2017-01-18T13:42:49+00:00 January 13th, 2017|Xperiments|0 Comments

TPX15: Franck Boutonnet – Photography Projects, Awards and Legacy

Franck Boutonnet of franckboutonnet.com has been a documentary photographer for over 15 years. He is a celebrated wedding photographer, photojournalist and lecturer with a very long list of awards! He describes himself as a cool dude, cool dad and is based in Lyon, France. Frank shoots JPG and is as passionate about his personal long-term photography projects as his clients work and is working continually toward a legacy worth leaving. I’m a better photographer because I [...]

By | 2016-12-23T20:56:05+00:00 December 23rd, 2016|Xperiments|1 Comment

TPX14: Brian Aris – War Photographer turned Photographer to the Rich, Famous and Royal

Brian Aris of Aris Photography began his photographic career as a photojournalist covering assignments around the world including the civil unrest and riots in Northern Ireland, the plight of Palestinian children in Jordan, the civil war in Lebanon, famine in Africa and the war in Vietnam. He then decided on a complete change in direction, and opened a studio in London where he started photographing models for newspapers and magazines. At the same time he broadened his [...]

By | 2016-12-06T17:17:14+00:00 December 6th, 2016|Xperiments|2 Comments

TPX13: Donato Di Camillo – Reaching for The Holy Grail of Photography

Donato Di Camillo of donatodicamillo.com is on his way to reaching the holy grail of photographers and artists alike... having his photography recognised as his own. In my opinion, Donato is developing into one of the photographers of our time. I discovered his work via Instagram and was immediately drawn to his up close and environmental style and the people he was photographing. His work is based in and around the streets and beaches of New York and it's as [...]

By | 2016-10-26T20:53:15+00:00 October 26th, 2016|Xperiments|2 Comments

TPX12: CJ Chilvers – You are not just a Photographer, You Need to Be a Publisher

CJ Chilvers of cjchilvers.com is a writer, blogger and photographer. CJ appeared in episode 119 of PhotoBizX Podcast right after I read his thought provoking book, "A lesser Photographer - escaping the gear trap to focus on what matters" Since then, CJ has started blogging daily and I look forward to his email notifications above all others in regard to photography. Not only does he fly in the face of the recommendations Google makes to bloggers about long pillar type blog posts, he [...]

By | 2016-10-24T02:09:43+00:00 October 7th, 2016|Xperiments|2 Comments

TPX11: Bradley Hanson – Get Inspired and Stay True to Your Photographic Vision

Bradley Hanson of bradleyhanson.com started out shooting headshots for models and musicians, before getting some work at the weekly newspapers. He added weddings to his repertoire in 1999. Although based in Minneapolis USA, Bradley has shot all over the world and his work has been featured in more publications than I have space to list. It's the same for his awards! In regard to style, black and white is his thing and he takes inspiration from outside the wedding [...]

By | 2016-10-24T02:09:54+00:00 September 22nd, 2016|Xperiments|8 Comments

TPX10: Parker J Pfister – Get Inspired and Go Create Your Own Photography Portfolio

How do I introduce a photographer like parker J Pfizer of parkerpfister.com with the kind of portfolio and reputation he has? Preparing for this interview I find I'm in awe of what he's produced... his creativity and skill. So instead of describing his photography, his awards and achievements, I thought I'd give you a glimpse into his personality. I received this email from Parker when setting up the interview. I think it's quite revealing. He says... BTW, most of my serious [...]

By | 2016-10-24T02:10:01+00:00 September 8th, 2016|Xperiments|4 Comments