If you’re photographing portraits, there is a HUGE difference between and good shot and a great shot. Even if you are technically brilliant, the “magic” only comes when you can really connect with your
Monthly Archives: July 2015
The term “thought leader” has become a big buzzword in recent years. So many people seem to want to add this description after their name. Now there’s nothing wrong with that. But if you REALLY want to be a thought leader, it’s vital that you are truly acting like one.
I see many consultants call themselves thought leaders. But they rarely produce content that remotely resembles thought leadership. That’s not to say they are not thought leaders. In fact, they may have a
I love the Rocky movies. (Except for Rocky 5 which really just should not have been made.) But every other Rocky movie has just hit the spot for me. So when Rocky Balboa undertook his final fight in Rocky 6, it's safe to say that I was a little sad that it was the end of an era.
But I should have known better.
Because he's back... in Rocky 7. This is not a joke. And unsurprisingly... I. Just. Can't. Wait.
Before you pooh pooh this movie and write it off as a
It’s vital that you develop your own photographic style. When you’re an emerging photographer, you can spend a lot of time trying to create the “look” that your client wants (and that’s ok!). But you also
WRITER Ep 70 Will you read “Go Set a Watchman” (we’re divided)? The real writer behind Nancy Drew, a Lego storytelling app, comprises versus consists, and how to deal when you feel like an imposter. And we talk to brother-and-sister author duo Nicholas and Alison Lochel from the Zarkora series.
You see the most perfect sunset and want to capture it on your camera. But the end result looks nothing like the spectacular explosion of colour you see in real life. What are you doing wrong? Maybe it’s
I was once speaking to an author about building his profile and helping him to working out ways he could get more publicity. This author wasn't craving fame for the sake of it. His primary aim was to sell more of his books. As an author of a business book, he was an expert in a very specific niche.
From the outside, it looked like his profile-building efforts were working. He was featured in magazine articles, interviewed on blogs and podcasts and even scored what many
When you’re photographing men, it can be easy to fall into the trap of cliched and “done to death” poses. You want to achieve shots that are natural, flattering and have a “wow” factor that make people