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I want to start shooting with as many creatives as possible. I will be offering shoots following the guidelines in this article.

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If you’re new to cosplay and going to your first convention you’ve probably seen cosplay photos posted on social media and wonder how people go about getting pictures like these. If you’re new to this or not sure how things actually work then this article is for you!

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Saying Goodbye to Instagram

Like the saying goes “All good things come to an end” well I don’t know whether Instagram was *ever* good but their recent changes in the algorithm have made getting my work seen by people feel like a whole lot of effort for a whole lot of nothing.

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(or why your pictures are not on social media an hour after it finished)

As an event photographer one of the things I’ve begun to notice is the race to be the first one to upload all of the pictures taken at an event within an hour of it finishing. Another side effect of that are people contacting the photographer asking “where are my pictures?” without any consideration for the photographer.

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It’s the start of the Comic Con season and I thought I’d share with you some of the preparation that I go through when organising my photoshoots.

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February Update Well it’s February and con season is about to start. So it’s time for an update on things happening here. After hiring a Nikon 24-70mm for the Doki…

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Well it’s nearly the end of 2018 and what a way to finish it. I’ve had one of my images published (with permission) by Cosplayzine which is an international magazine featuring cosplayers and photographers from all round the world.

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It’s been a while since I wrote a blog post but quite a few things have happened recently and I figured that this would be a good time to share…

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Since I recently sold off my Panasonic Lumix GX80 to raise essential funds for potential University accommodation fees I have been wondering what features I would like in my next camera. The decision to sell off the GX80 was quite an easy one to make as it wasn’t getting as much use as I would have liked and in the time I owned it (just over a year maybe 18 months) I discovered some operational issues that made things harder than they needed to be.

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With the UK comic convention scene in full flow I’ve seen many requests from people on Facebook groups asking for photographers to shoot with while at a convention. This article is a basic guide to what you should be looking out for before taking on someone’s services.

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