I thought it was about time I updated this little gift guide featuring some of my favourite sellers and makers based in and around Southampton – just in time for your Christmas shopping! These sellers and tonnes more will be at the ‘Etsy Made Local’ market on the 1st of December (I’ll pop details at…… Continue reading Southampton: My Local Gift Guide
Once you’ve shot your SG set, you will likely find yourself waiting a good few months until anyone can see it. This will also depend on the speed your photographer works at (hopefully you’ve been communicating about this so there are no unpleasant surprises or hold ups!) but once the set has been submitted, accepted…… Continue reading Get Your Set Noticed in Six Steps
Being self-employed is really hard. You might get to ‘be your own boss’ but only sort of, you still have clients and people you work for just instead of one ‘boss’ to impress, you have an indefinite amount. You may even get to set your own schedule but then, maybe not, as you need to…… Continue reading Being Self-Employed is Hard.
I get messages daily asking me about information on Suicide Girls, booking in with me or tips in general – too often, though, I am receiving messages from girls hurt, angry and upset with how they’ve been treated on a photoshoot by a creepy photographer. Too many times I have photographed someone after years of hiatus with…… Continue reading The Dark Side of Nude Modelling
You’ve spent weeks in anticipation Preparing For Your First Nude Photoshoot and you know from my last blog exactly What To Expect At Your First Nude Photoshoot (you might have even shot it already) – but now what? You pack up your things and head home to eat as many carbs as possible in one sitting. Hopefully you’ve already…… Continue reading The Retouch Process: What Happens After The Photoshoot?
You’ve spent a little while preparing for your first nude photoshoot – possibly with hopes of becoming a Hopeful Suicide Girl and now it’s time for you to get your kit off and shoot your first nude set – very scary! I can only relay what you would expect on a shoot with me as your photographer and all…… Continue reading Models: What To Expect At Your First Nude Photoshoot.
Preparing for your first shoot can either be a super fun part of the process or an anxiety inducing, nerve-racking panic. Either way, there’s a load of things you can be getting on with planning in the time between booking and actually modelling for your shoot. Whilst this series is mostly to answer things I’m…… Continue reading Models: Preparing For Your First Nude Photoshoot
When we think of mental health issues, we often think about breakdowns, severe depression, crippling social anxiety and the inability to function and complete your usual daily tasks. However, I think it’s really important to remember that, much like our physical health, our mental health is on a sliding scale between our good days and…… Continue reading Wellness and Wellbeing – What Is It?
I’m often asked for tips and advice about organising and arranging your first shoot for Suicide Girls – usually by girls wanting to book me to shoot their first set (which is ace, promo: my website is here) but sometimes that just isn’t possible, they don’t live in the UK or already have someone else…… Continue reading Models: Five Steps to Becoming a Hopeful Suicide Girl.
So…you read my last blog explaining how I became a Staff Photographer for SG and it’s left you questioning how you can become a photographer for Suicide Girls…Read on for five easy steps to get there! Before we get into this, please first ask yourself why you want to shoot for Suicide Girls because this…… Continue reading Photographers: Shooting for Suicide Girls in Five Steps