Selling photography in Canada.

On a recent trip to eastern Canada I had a chance to have a few thoughts on the way photographers engaged with direct selling to markets.

 

 

There were a number of approaches . The first was to engage …

Roland Lane

It was really good to catch up with one of my exstudents Roland Lane who is an editorial fashion photographer in London.

The main topic we discussed was how to deal with the challenge of survival in a dramatically changing …

Outstanding publication by Nicholas Hughes

www.nicholas-hughes.net

I have been contacted by Nicholas, one of my ex students, about a crowd funded publication of his internationally recognised artwork. The work itself is totally poetic and a celebration of the beauty of time and place in landscapes. …

Student exhibitions in London.

I had a most encouraging time looking at the work of this years students. The standards seem to be a lot higher in general than last year. The shows from Glasgow, Edinburgh and Norwich making significant impact on me. It …

A response to my lectures.

I am always grateful for feedback, especially where it improves my delivery. What interests me here is the fact that this was a series of two lectures taken from the ones I used  to deliver to my degree level students. …

Privately run course.

I was invited to give a couple of lectures on approaches to creativity and basic design. Apparently there is a hunger for a course which avoids the approaches of camera clubs.

It was clear from the start that they were …

Outstanding studio facility in Manchester.

I would like to thank Justin Windle owner of the BIG SHED in Manchester for inviting me to look around. I have to admit what I found was completely  unexpected. It is one of, if not the most sophisticated and …

Taking the risk argument to my old college.

Had a great time discussing my ideas on innovation and risk in this challenging world with a range of students.

I was gratified to find a very open and interested response from the them. This was confirmed when we discussed …