Author Archive: Simon Pollock

Based in Melbourne, Australia, Simon manages social media for www.thinktankphoto.com You can find out more about Simon here - http://about.me/gtvone

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The Eddie Adams Workshop 2014

The Eddie Adams Workshop 2014

| October 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

The 2014 Eddie Adams Workshop has just finished up for the year, and we wanted to share a few photos with you from the workshop. We’re proud to be a supporting sponsor of the workshops. Please pop across and read about Eddie Adams and who he was, here.  Thanks Deanne for the photographs. You should […]

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Shoot It Yourself

Shoot It Yourself

| October 17, 2014 | 1 Comment

Chilean photographer, Ignacio Galvez, has kindly sent us a copy of his book “Shoot It Yourself” to give to one of our friends (thats you!). We’ll be picking a random winner from someone that Tweets us or posts something on our Facebook wall or tags us in an Instagram or repins something from our Pinterest. […]

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How do you use social media to promote your work?

How do you use social media to promote your work?

| October 13, 2014 | 2 Comments

Social media, this online stuff that most of us tend to do. Its how we communicate with you all, its how many of you communicate with us – From a ‘hello’ to a customer service enquiry. Social media is a part of life for most of us, an update here, a blog post there, a […]

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Regional jets and camera equipment

Regional jets and camera equipment

| October 9, 2014 | 1 Comment

We followed Deanne as she went on a three city shoot, travelling on regional jets with lots of camera gear can be tricky – this is how Deanne does it. Make sure you check out Deanne’s work on her website, you can also follow her on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. How to get a full […]

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What is consistently the most challenging thing on a shoot? Pt. 2

What is consistently the most challenging thing on a shoot? Pt. 2

| October 1, 2014 | 15 Comments

Part one of this question is HERE for those of you that might have missed it! Leave your photographic challenges in the comments and next week we’ll choose our favourite to win a CityWalker camera bag of your choice. Question 2. Part 2. What is consistently the most challenging thing on a shoot? Benjamin Wong […]

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Giveaway central

Giveaway central

| September 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

THESE PROMOS HAVE CLOSED AND WINNERS HAVE BEEN NOTIFIED VIA EMAIL   We have some great giveaways running at the moment! I thought I’d put them all in the one spot for you to check out. There are THREE below – You’ll need to scroll down to enter them all! Have fun and good luck! […]

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The Production Manager 40 rolling camera workshop!

The Production Manager 40 rolling camera workshop!

| September 17, 2014 | 2 Comments

We’ve recently launched the Production Manager 40 as a part of our ‘Manager‘ series of rolling camera bags. The most frequent question I’ve seen in the last few days has been “What kind of stands can I strap to it” People are looking to fill this roller with lighting gear / studio gear and at […]

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What is consistently the most challenging thing on a shoot?

What is consistently the most challenging thing on a shoot?

| September 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Our “Ask The Pros” series of questions is up and running! Some great answers, some that you’ve found to be different from what you’d do – and that’s what we’re doing, showing different ways that people do things. The second question, like the first, should be helpful to some of you! If you have any […]

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World Equestrian Games with Cara Grimshaw

World Equestrian Games with Cara Grimshaw

| September 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

Folks! Blog post in from our friend Cara who is working hard! — Make sure you check out her daily photo updates here on PhotoShelter. ***** Hello everyone! I’ve finally had a moment to sit down, catch up and dry off here in Normandy France while I cover the World Equestrian Games (WEG) for Corbis. […]

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What techniques do you use with people who don’t want to be photographed? Part Two

What techniques do you use with people who don’t want to be photographed? Part Two

| September 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Good photography is both a subtle art and complex craft, one that can be learned the hard way or the easy way. In an effort to help accelerate you on the “easy way” path, we asked top professional photographers from around the world for their insights into the most pressing difficulties and issues they face. […]

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