What’s the best way to shoot models’ portfolios? Even if you don’t have access to a modelling/acting agency, you can still use these tips when you are shooting people from your sporting group, association
Monthly Archives: December 2015
Family photos are inevitable. And they can sometimes look woeful! Especially if Uncle Buck is still trying to be the funny guy of the family. So how do you take beautiful family photos that don’t look
WRITER Ep 90 Margaret Atwood is writing a graphic novel, writing rituals, how to get to know your characters and name them, Don Watson’s Worst Words, enter our 12 Days of Christmas giveaway of 12 books, and the best of 2015. Chat to you next year!
In Episode 90 of So you want to be a writer: Margaret Atwood is writing a graphic novel, writing rituals and why they work, tips on how to get to know your characters and the intricacies of naming them well, and the
In this “bootcamp” series, Valerie gives Gina a typical client brief – this one centres around taking photos for a gym. Gina walks through her planning, shooting and production process in order to achieve
WRITER Ep 89 Do you mourn the loss of a character? How to write a killer elevator pitch for your book, 10 over-writing traps to avoid, what’s your 2016 writing goal? Win in our “12 Days of Christmas” giveaway; how to pitch to bloggers; and Amazon’s new screenwriting app. And meet epic fantasy novelist Mitch Hogan, author of Blood of Innocents.
WRITER Ep 88: Why publishers give million dollar advances; should you write for love or money; book hotels, and why one female author wanted a male voice to narrate her books. Win a copy of The Man With the Golden Typewriter by Fergus Fleming. Check out these great books about writing and meet author of young adult books Ellie Marney. Also should you “split” your personal brand into two names?
These days, lifestyle images abound. They are becoming popular in the world of corporate photography, proliferate on blogs, are common in stock libraries and pervade the advertising industry.
WRITER Ep 87: How to write your next novel in a castle for a month (for free!); why your self-published book needs a professional cover; words you need to cut from your writing; why writers need to get used to playing the waiting game. Win a copy of the novella “Thirteen Ways of Looking”; Mia Freedman declares that mummy blogs are almost over. And meet Writer-in-Residence Drew Chapman, author of The King of Fear. We also roadtest the app “Tape a Call” so you can record phone conversations on your smartphone.
In Episode 87 of So you want to be a writer: Congrats to our presenter Judith Rossell for making the shortlist for the Prime Minister’s Literary Awards. Allison Tait’s The Mapmaker Chronicles 2: Prisoner of the