It’s no secret that I have a lot of clients with their own blogs or YouTube channels, and in most cases it’s the first time they’ve worked with a professional photographer. It can a little daunting to have a stranger pointing a DSLR at you when you’re used to your mum or significant other taking your photos. What are you supposed to wear? How do you pose? I appreciate that it might be overwhelming, so I thought I’d write this post or anyone who’s thinking of investing in a photoshoot soon… and no, it doesn’t have to be with me! (But, you know, I’m pretty good. Just saying.)
Hi, I'm Alice, and I really like cameras. Photography is seriously expensive - whether you consider it a hobby, or a career. I'm lucky enough to already have most of the equipment I could possibly need, but when you're using a camera that's a few years old it's easy to start eyeing up the newer models.
I love photographing other bloggers, so I was really looking forward to my shoot with Dionne - otherwise known as DeeDee Louise. Often when I meet bloggers, we try to photograph two or three different outfits in a couple of different locations all on the same day. We had a few ideas of where we wanted to shoot beforehand, but a few decisions were made in the spur of the moment as well.
You've probably heard about the Sigma 30MM f/1.4 Lens already, because I go on about it all the damn time. But what makes it good - and worth the hefty price tag? Let's talk about why this is such a great investment for bloggers, Instagram users, photographers, and vloggers...
I went to the Lake District to photograph Sarah Weldon; YouTuber and founder of Oceans Project. Oh, and her dog, too. Her dog is adorable. I think documenting a client in their hometown makes the images that bit more special, like you're gazing at their roots and the place that shaped them into a person