COVID-19 + Remote Working

There are a few ways we can help you create content during these socially distanced and remote working times. You can still get your message out there, it just need to be created remotely. Costs are lower when we work remotely and so if any of these options would be useful to you, please get… Read More

WARNING: NIKON D610 C1.02 FIRMWARE UPDATE

Nikon has recently released an updated firmware for the D610 and while there’s no mention of any major features being added or improved, I went ahead and installed it. Maybe there are some under-the-hood performance improvements. Installation went fine and a brief check of the camera after the update showed no problems. All was well. At… Read More

WHAT TO DO WHEN A CLIENT DOESN’T PAY

As freelancers, we often work on trust – we agree a cost, we do the work and we trust that we’ll be paid for that work. Thankfully, in my experience it’s always worked out like that, but last year I worked on one job that was the exception to the rule – the client refused… Read More

THE BEST CAMERA FOR YOUR POCKET

As mentioned in the last newsletter (hey, sign up, why don’t you?) I recently added a Sony RX100 III to my ever-growing equipment bag. Now while it’s certainly not a ‘professional’ camera, and not one that I’ll be using for very much of my day-to-day work, it’s worth mentioning here because it really is exceptional. In work, I can see… Read More

SORRY SIR, YOUR LUGGAGE IS STILL IN LONDON

On a recent trip to Edinburgh to film a couple of interviews, I had to put half my kit in the hold to meet the hand luggage rules. I didn’t have a huge amount to take – camera, lenses, a light and stand, audio kit and a tripod – but it was too much to… Read More