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Photographing in Public Places

publicphotography It seems to be getting tougher and tougher to photograph in public places these days without attracting adverse attention, especially when there's an increasingly heightened public awareness of issues such as terrorism and paedophilia (in no small part stirred up by certain sections of the media themselves). Who knows if Cartier Bresson, Robert Frank, or any of the other great … Continue Reading ››

What is a photo assistant?

assistantwithgaffer All-round super-hero A good assistant is someone who isn’t afraid to ask questions. Someone who has an almost scientific attention to detail. Someone who has initiative, who can help the photographer out of a tricky spot. Someone with diplomacy. Someone who’s enthusiastic. Someone who leaves their own photographic aspirations at the studio door. Someone with useful contacts. Someone with a good … Continue Reading ››